"The country dance form can be thought of as an exquisite vessel,
in itself beautiful in shape, yet highly abstract.
We can choose to fill this vessel with whatever meaning we like.

If we like,
we can pursue a particular friendship;
we can rejoice in a sense of community;
we can see in the music and the dance the highest of spiritual values;
we can see it as good fun.
The dance is all of these and greater than all of them."

Carl Wittman (1943-1986)

What's New:

Spring Ball Weekend in Ashland, Oregon is April 1-3, 2016

Suttle Lake Dance Camp in Sisters, Oregon is June 3-5, 2016

The Heather and the Rose is an affiliate member of The Country Dance and Song Society. If you are not a CDSS member, this is a great time to join!