Introduction of CLDAA 美國加州排舞協會簡介

林貴香在聖荷西練習並教導爵士舞己超過二十五年,早期成立的爵士舞群,都在灣區的各大集會或各主要社團的慶㑹,作慈善義演。2001年林貴香應台北國際排舞協會會長彭蘇進的邀請,擔任該協會的榮譽總教練,教導他們的種子教練新排舞。2003年會同該協會,在天母運動公園,創下跳排舞人數最多6875人,時間最長13分鐘的金氏世界紀錄。有鑒於排舞在世界各地蔚為風氣,而於2004年,創辦美國加州排舞協會,並於同年四月申請到美國聯邦與加州政府認可的501C-3非牟利組織。這十幾年來,在金山灣區積極推展此一有益身心健康的排舞全民運動。

至今,美國加州排舞協會在灣區各城市授課,每週七天均有課程,以方便遍佈灣區的會員們。美國加州排舞協會堅信排舞是一項簡單的運動,不須舞伴,不限年齡,大家都能參加並持久的跳下去!美國加州排舞協會的共同創辦人都兼任排舞教練,熱衷於社區服務並付諸行動,教舞之餘也經常參與義演,充分發揚美國加州排舞協會的精神兼口號:舞出健康,舞出快樂,舞出燦爛的人生!網站:WWW.CLDAA.ORG

 

With great passion in the art of dancing, Kico Lin has been teaching Jazz dance and practising with a group of students in San Jose for over 25 years.   This original Jazz dance group followed Kico Lin, has participated in many activities and celebrations for major organizations around the Bay Area, through their beautiful performance. The dance group also performed for many charitable events.

In the year 2001, Kico Lin accepted the invitation from Mr. Peng, the president of Taipei International Line Dance Association, becoming the honor head coach of the association, and teaching the seed coaches new line dances.  Along with Taipei International Line Dance Association, on October 18, 2003, Kico Lin was one of the leaders in gathering 6875 individuals in Taipei Tianmu Sports Park, performing line dance for 13 minutes, and breaking 2003 Guinness Book of World Records for the greatest number of line dancers in one venue.   With increasing popularity of line dancing, Kico Lin established California Line Dance Association of America (CLDAA) in the year 2004.  CLDAA was officially recognized by the Federal and State Entities as 501C-3 non-profit organization in April 2004.  During these 10 years, CLDAA has been aggressively promoting line dancing, a healthy sport that fits all ages.

To date, CLDAA has established line dancing classes throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, on weeknights and weekends, for the ease and convenience of its members. CLDAA believes that line dancing is a fun and easy way to exercise, as there is no need for a partner and is appropriate for all ages. CLDAA board members, whom are all dance teachers and avid students, serve the community with passion through action. Our slogan:

“Dance for Health, Dance for Happiness and Dance for a Colorful Life. Please visit our website, www.CLDAA.org