Ballroom & Latin (55+) Wednesday - Dance City

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Newcastle Sunderland

Ballroom & Latin (55+) Wednesday

Learn Ballroom & Latin technique
Adult Class
Newcastle
Dates:
Wed 06 Jul 2022 1:30pm
Wed 13 Jul 2022 1:30pm
Wed 20 Jul 2022 1:30pm
Wed 07 Sep 2022 1:30pm
Wed 14 Sep 2022 1:30pm
Wed 21 Sep 2022 1:30pm
Wed 28 Sep 2022 1:30pm
Wed 05 Oct 2022 1:30pm
Wed 12 Oct 2022 1:30pm
Wed 19 Oct 2022 1:30pm
Class times: Every Wednesday 1.30pm-2.30pm
About
This class teaches partner dancing.

Targets: Agility, coordination and stamina.

What is it?
This class focuses on the 10 standard Ballroom and Latin American dance styles with basic technique at the core. Explore the origins of each dance as you learn to waltz, quickstep, tango, foxtrot, Viennese waltz, cha cha cha , rumba, samba, jive and paso doble.

Caroline will lead you through step by step instruction as she dances and interacts with all group participants, putting together simple routines to practice.

This is a fun, informal way to learn and improve your technique and skills on the dance floor.

If you attend as an individual you may like to partner with another person who is attending the class. However, you are welcome to dance the steps on your own if you prefer. You may be able to partner with the teacher, depending on their Covid safety preferences.


Who is it for?
Anyone aged 55+.This class welcomes the beginner, improver and more advanced dancer.

What to wear?
Comfortable clothing and shoes (no trainers). Women should wear a mid heeled shoe (no stilettos) that supports the foot. Men should wear a smart shoe they can turn in.

What do I need to bring?
Appropriate shoes and a bottle of water.

Teacher Caroline Banks
Caroline began dancing, competing and performing aged 7 before going on to qualify professionally , teaching in Dance schools and regional venues. These days in Ballroom, she focuses on using good technique as the basis for advancement and flair.
Caroline is also a qualified Tap dancing teacher experimenting with various styles and rhythms as well as a FITSTEPS instructor in which she incorporates a Strictly Come Dancing Fitness programme.

Please let the ticket office know if you have any additional needs, if you feel comfortable in doing so. If you have an injury or an existing medical condition we would recommend that you seek professional advice before attending a class.

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