Find the best country dance lessons, classes, and instructors at HeyKiki and learn how to country dance. When's the last time you've been to a square dance? In the form of country dancing, a group of two or more participate in what is called a "set," which is basically a synchronized pattern of dance. With so many people, everyone in the room becomes a participant, setting apart from being simply a demonstration sport. Country dance became a vital part of folk music in the American South and continues to be a huge cultural phenomenon all over the country. Or anywhere that a banjo is present.