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The Mandala Folk Dance Center has, since 1971, been a favorite place in San Francisco for International Folk Dancers to meet and enjoy an evening of dancing and good company.The first and last Thursdays of the month are party nights featuring all request dancing and no formal instruction.The other Thursdays feature dance instruction by Edith Bourbin as well as request dancing.Edith will teach dances from Stockton and other folk dance camps and workshops. A number of times a year, a local band will provide live music for dancing and special workshops by other teachers are provided. Check this site for listings of special events and workshops.

Mandala schedule for March 2015:

March 5 (Thursday): All requests. Dance to your favorite recorded music.

March 12 & 19 (Thursday): Edith will teach dances which will be played by Staro Vino on the 26th, including Cichovata Horo.

March 26 (Thursday): Our Spring party with live music by Staro Vino. This is a great local Balkan band! The band members are: Annie Cilley (violin, vocals), Andrew Cohen (accordion), Greg Jenkins (clarinet, vocals), and Mark Jenkins (percussion, vocals).

Please bring a friend and snacks to share. Admission is $10.00.

The Mandala Folk Dance Center is located at: Bowcock Hall (formerly Wardwell Hall), St. Paul's Presbyterian Church, 43rd Avenue at Judah Street, San Francisco, CA.

The Mandala meets every Thursday from 7:30 10.30 P.M. Beginner's instruction starts at 7:30, followed by requests, then intermediate/advanced instruction and more requests. On Party Nights, the first and last Thursday of every month, there is no intermediate/advanced instruction. Admission is $5.00 except for special workshops and events.

For more information, you may send email to: paulbourbin@hotmail.com