Dancing Doctor

Contra Indications, Contra Dancing in Des Moines Iowa

No Experience Required. No Partner Needed.
Come alone, with a friend, or bring a crowd!


Make Someone's Thanksgiving better.

Contra-Indications include:

Rapid Heart Beat

Increased Perspiration

Hearing Live Music

Seeing & Dancing with People You Don't Know (yet)

Generalized Giddiness

Extra Spring in Your Step (sometimes followed by sore feet)

Exhaustion Followed by Wanting to Dance More


  • Next Dance:

2015 Dances
are on the way

Please come back later for this years schedule. We are working on it. Join our maining list (Bottom right of page) to get notifications. Or even better get involved in our planning group.

  • Location:

Odd Fellows Hall
SW corner 29th and Kingman, Des Moines, IA

  • Time:

7:30 PM for instruction;

Start of dance at 8:00 PM.

  • Band:

Porch Stompers

  • Caller:

Bill Morris (previously from California, now living in Des Moines)

  • Cost:

Admission is $10. Family maximum of $25. Kids under age 12 are free.

  • Refreshments:

This event is drug & alcohol free;
Small snacks and beverage/water will be provided.

Updated: January 25, 2015 9:50 AM

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