Beginner Classes

 

The beginner class is suitable for everyone. If you've never danced before that's not a problem; this is the place to start. You don't need any dancing experience, you don't need to bring a partner, and you don't need an specialised equipment.

Children are welcome, but persons under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 


Essential Details

COMING TO KINGSTON THIS JULY!

WEDNESDAY EVENINGS

at

Kingston Beach Sailing Club

7:15pm to 8:45pm

 

THURSDAY EVENINGS

at

Glenorchy Uniting Church Hall

7:00pm to 8:30pm

All classes $15 per person

or

FREE with our beginner-tuition combo!

Just bring yourself, some enthusiasm, and a water bottle.

Dance shoes are not required.


What's Coming Up in 2017?

THURSDAY EVENINGS IN GLENORCHY

January - Festival Glide
February - Carousel
March - Jive
April - Parma Waltz
May - Merrilyn
June - Modern Waltz
July - Balmoral Blues
August - Rumba
September - Slow Rhythm
October - Charmaine
November - Tangoette
December - Freestyle Jive

WEDNESDAY EVENINGS IN KINGSTON

January
February
March
April
May
June
July - Festival Glide
August - Rumba One
September - Mayfair Quickstep
October - Balmoral Blues
November - Gypsy Tap
December - Freestyle Jive


How Does it Work?

The beginner class starts with the basics and works upwards at a nice easy pace. The class is 90 minutes long and is roughly divided into 2 halves.

In the beginner portion of the lesson we teach short progressive style dances that get everyone up and dancing in no time at all. These dances generally take 15-20 minutes for new dancers to learn and we rotate and revisit them regularly to reinforce the basic techniques in them. As dancers learn more and progress with their dancing we add a bit of colour to the dances; so, there is always something for everyone.

In the intermediate portion of the lesson we teach 1 new dance each calendar month; that gives us 4 to 5 sessions of about 45 minutes each. These dances are predominantly sequence based so dancers can all learn the same pattern of steps. Even when we teach Modern and Latin dances in this class a routine for the whole class to learn will be choreographed, and then students can adapt and reshape it as they become more confident and experienced.