For Nena and David Dockery, Pat Jones YMCA members for over 25 years, what started as a friendly marital bargain turned into a passion and a hobby with the Y at its center. “As long as we’ve been married, Nena had been wanting to learn ballroom dancing,” David says. “I did not.” Nena, though, kept suggesting it, and then after she took karate with David, he finally gave in. “She took karate with me, and I owed her because that was part of the deal,” he says. “He ran out of something to get me for my birthday,” she jokes. David admits he thought he’d buy her ten lessons and just be done with it. David, surprisingly, quickly fell in love with ballroom dancing. “He decided he liked it. It’s g
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