Anjali Dance Company
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The American Social Dance Association offers easy, affordable ways for social dance leaders to manage activities and memberships.  Access an online network of dancers, insurance and music licenses, and downloadable contracts and policies to help you run your club and events.  Our programs and services are designed by veteran dancers and priced affordably for all. We deliver products online to get you what you need quickly--so you can get back out on the dance floor!

Vision

Our vision is to serve a membership that represents the majority of active social dancers and dance groups in America. We will help our members by offering benefits and resources, and by serving as a conduit for networking and community development.

Mission

The American Social Dance Association supports members in the enjoyment of social dance. Our mission is to promote participation in all styles of social dance. Our programs are designed to encourage activities including dances, events, workshops, camps, contests and performances. 

ASDA is open to individuals and groups that specialize in any style or combination of styles. As the most all-inclusive social dance organization in the nation, ASDA encourages everyone to dance for enjoyment. People dance for a variety of reasons--friendship, health, romance, competition, religion, art, or just plain fun!

Join now and begin enjoying our online community and benefitting from useful products, services, and information.

Board of Directors

Board of Directors are open to leaders of member organizations.  If you are interested in serving, please email your statement of interest to andrea@americansocialdance.orgPlease include a note about your leadership experience and areas of interest.

Current Directors - Andrea Cody, Bill Shields, Buddy Steves

Andrea Cody, Executive Director

Andrea Cody loves dance.  She has a Bachelor's degree from University of Chicago where she studied economics as well as dance history, theory and choreography. She trained in ballet at Margo Marshall School of Ballet and Houston Ballet Academy.  She learned to Lindy hop from Frankie Manning, Norma Miller, and Carnell Pipkin.  Her contributions to the dance community include being a founding member and VP of the Houston Swing Dance Society, VP of the Chicago Swing Dance Society, Executive Director of Dance Houston, and advisory board member for Hope Stone. She has taught children at Project Row Houses, Boys and Girls Harbor, and Arts Alive.She has choreographed for Wedding Dance Houston, Houston Metropolitan Dance Company, Dance of Asian America, City Dance Junior Company, and Kuumba House Dance Theater. Through her work with the American Social Dance Association, she helps dance communities thrive throughout the world and provide wonderful experiences for all.