New England Country Dancers

​​​​​The New England Country Dancers are a group of people who love country music and who want to keep country dancing - line dancing, but especially pattern partner dancing -

alive and well in Central New England.

​​​Events are usually held at 

​Berlin’s 1870 Town Hall

12 Woodward Avenue, Berlin, MA.

​​​Some Friday and Sunday events are  held at 

First Parish Church Hall 
24 Central Street, Berlin, MA.

(Check the calendar for venue location for each event)

 Line dance classes:         
        Monday   5:30 pm – 6:30 pm - Absolute Beginner Line Dance

        Monday   6:30 pm – 8:30 pm - Beyond Beginner Line Dance

        Wednesday   5:30 – 7:00 pm - Improver Line Dance

        Wednesday   7:00 – 9:00 pm - Low Intermediate Line Dance

        Friday   6:30 – 8:30 pm - Intermediate / Advanced Line Dance

        Sunday   3:00 – 5:00 pm - Intermediate / Advanced Line Dance

Partner dance classes:

        Friday   5:00 – 6:30 pm - Classic Country Partner Dance

        Sunday   6:00 – 6:45 pm - Beyond Beginner Partner Dance Class

        Sunday    6:45 – 7:30 pm - Experienced Partner Dance Class

        *Newcomer or absolute beginner partner classes are held several times a year.

For details of our Line or Partner Dance programs,   click the Classes link on the menu bar. 

If you are looking for an enjoyable way to exercise, line dancing is for you!   Not only does it provide valuable cardiovascular benefits, it also helps to improve your posture, to strengthen your legs and back, and to improve your balance and your memory - all while enjoying music in a social setting.  Line dancing several times a week is proven to significantly reduce the risk of dementia!  Pattern Partner (Circle) dancing uses the same steps and patterns as line dancing but adds the enjoyment and challenge of executing them with a partner.   The music is a mix of country and popular tunes.  The focus for each of our classes is fun and friendship with the right amount of challenge for your level.​

In addition to regularly scheduled classes, social dances are held about once a month on Saturday evenings and three or four times a year on Sunday afternoons.  These dances provide an opportunity to dance what you know and to socialize while enjoying country and popular music.