Ballroom & Latin (55+) - Dance City

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Newcastle Sunderland

Ballroom & Latin (55+)

Learn Ballroom & Latin technique
Adult Class
Wed 27 Oct 2021 1:30pm
Wed 03 Nov 2021 1:30pm
Wed 10 Nov 2021 1:30pm
Wed 17 Nov 2021 1:30pm
Wed 24 Nov 2021 1:30pm
Wed 01 Dec 2021 1:30pm
Wed 08 Dec 2021 1:30pm
Wed 15 Dec 2021 1:30pm
Class times: Every Wednesday 1.30pm-2.30pm
This class teaches partner dancing. There is no online version of this class.

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.

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 (Strictly Come dancing Dance 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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