Active Places: Old Stone Presbyterian Church

Line Dancing in Lewisburg 

In the downtown of Lewisburg, the Old Stone Presbyterian Church has become more than a historical landmark; it’s a hub for fostering community connections, thanks to the energetic leadership of Community Captain Becky and her spirited line dancing sessions. What began as a simple idea to bring people together has evolved into a vibrant and inclusive activity that transcends age barriers and promotes a sense of togetherness among locals. 

Line dancing, deeply rooted in West Virginia’s heritage, holds a special place in the hearts of its residents. Its history intertwines with the region’s traditions, stemming from Appalachian folk dances and evolving into a unique form of expression. Over the years, it has morphed into a popular social activity, serving as a cultural bridge that unites people from diverse backgrounds. 

Under the guidance of Community Captain Becky, line dancing has become a catalyst for unity and fun within the Lewisburg community. What makes these gatherings truly exceptional is their ability to draw participants from various age groups. From youngsters taking their first steps to seniors reminiscing about the dances of yesteryear, the dance floor welcomes all. 

Healthy Living 

Beyond its cultural significance, line dancing boasts a myriad of health benefits. The lively movements, steps, and sequences contribute to improved cardiovascular health, balance, and coordination. It’s not just about dance; it’s an enjoyable way to stay active while socializing, reducing stress, and boosting mental well-being. 

The sessions led by Becky at Old Stone Presbyterian Church serve as more than just a weekly dance affair. They create an environment where laughter echoes, friendships blossom, and the community thrives. Through this simple yet powerful activity, bonds are forged, and a sense of belonging permeates the air. 

Are you ready to experience the joy of line dancing while connecting with your neighbors? Join Community Captain Becky at Old Stone Presbyterian Church and become part of this lively, welcoming community. Check the Active SWV calendar website or the Memberplus app to see when the next line dancing class is. Whether you’re a seasoned dancer or taking your first steps onto the dance floor, there’s a place for you to groove, laugh, and build lasting friendships. Step into unity, join the fun, and let’s dance our way to a stronger, more connected Greenbrier County!