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Ballroom - Beginners (C01694-161703)

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Price: £70.00 Click here for information on help with fees

Please note:
This Course has already started, please have a look at the alternative dates below or it may be possible to join some courses after the start date.

If you're interested in joining this course email to enquire.

Weekdays/Time: Mon (19:15 to 20:15)

Started: 24/04/2017 (Number of Weeks: 10)

End Date: 10/07/2017

Tutor Approval Required? No

Course Overview:

It takes longer than 10 weeks to look like Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers on the dance floor, but Ballroom and Latin Beginners will get you started. This course will introduce you to the basic steps, rhythms and musicality of the most popular Ballroom and Latin dances.

Entry Requirements:

This course is for everyone. There are no entry requirements, just enthusiasm and reasonable fitness levels.

No partner required. You can choose to join with a partner but dancing with different partners during the class will help you improve faster.

Course Content:

This course will cover the basics of the most popular Ballroom and Latin dances. Ballroom dances will include Waltz, and Social Foxtrot and Latin dances, Chachacha, Rhumba and Jive

Each lesson is structured to introduce new steps and sequences of steps as each lesson builds on the previous weeks lesson. As it is a group class progress can be varied to suit the learners.

The course will introduce the basic steps combinations of figures and short routines

You will be asked to dance with other students in the class and sometimes to dance with the tutor.

For the first class:

Wear whatever you like as long as you can easily move around.

Wear shoes with a smooth sole avoid anything too heavy like boots, or too flimsy such as flip flops
Bring a drink

Assessment Methods:

Students will be given verbal feedback on their performance during classes.

Further Courses:
Look out for Ballroom and Latin – Improvers starting in the Autumn to build on learning so far and move on to include the other dances Tango, Quickstep, Samba and Paso Doble.

Do I need any special equipment?
Any comfortable shoes that won’t come off, with smooth soles – leather is best - so that you can spin easily. No flip flops, slip-ons or heavy boots. (Dancers shoes with suede soles will improve your dancing but you do not need these immediately)

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