As a licensed, square dance caller, Elaine has been calling Square Dances since 1995, after going to her first callers education school in August 1994. Since then she has called 25+ dances a year in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, and as far away as Michigan and Wyoming. In 1996 she instructed her first 2 classes and has taught every year since – either regular classes of all ages or special classes for homes-school groups, seniors, women, church and family events; and, high school and grade school P.E. Classes .
Teaching has been a passion of Elaine’s since she was young so she found her “Calling” teaching Square Dancing! She and her husband Paul have been the instructor 13 years for the college students and the families at the University of South Dakota Children Miracle Network Dance Marathons —- which has been voted #1 activity every year by the Students and families! Teaching has been a passion of Elaine’s since she was young so she found her “Calling” teaching Square Dancing! For Barn Dances and special dances, her program consists of the Virginia Reel, basic circle and square dancing and some line dance as well as the chicken dance! Her patience and expertise with all ages is outstanding and she makes it fun for everyone!
Member – CallerLab (licensed)
Member – South Dakota Callers & Cuers Association
Member- Nebraska Callers & Cuers Association