Ben Sachs-HamiltonBen Sachs-Hamilton started contra dancing at 12 and started teaching dances at 15. Since then he has called and organized for dances across the northeast. He fosters a welcoming and inclusive space for diverse groups of new and experienced dancers, adding tips on style and safety into his teaching. He currently lives in New York City, where he is an organizer for Village Contra as well as the local shape-note singing group.