Faq

SOLVING YOUR PROBLEMS

Faq

Solving your problems.

What Should I Wear clothes and shoes?

*For childrens classes and private lessons- boys should wear black dance shoes and black dance trousers and a shirt/top Girls should wear a skirt and top or a dress and appropriate dance shoes.

*For adult classes we advise you wear something you are comfortable in(casual wear) and shoes that will move (not trainers) and eventually purchase some proper dance shoes. Adults come to class to learn and have a good time.

Do I need a Partner?

If you come with a partner that’s absolutely fine, but it is not necessary. Many people come on their own and make friends at the classes.

How much Does it cost?

Depends which class you take or if you have a private lesson, Refer to the website or private message us.

What dances do you teach?

*Salsa - Salsa is a club dance version of the Mambo with a more chilled night club feel.

*Cha Cha Cha - Cha Cha music is cheeky, upbeat and playful, making this dance one of the most popular in the Latin dance family. A definite ‘hip’ dance.

*Rumba - The soft music of the Rumba makes It a sensual and seductive dance; the ultimate dance of love.

*Samba - The vibrating Samba rhythms originated in the carnival of Brazil. This dance has enjoyed a revival with the popularity of Ricky Martin, Shakira, and other Latin music stars.

*Paso Doble - A Marching dance, the Paso Doble is a representation of the bullfight, with the man as the matador and the lady the cape.

*Waltz - Originally a folk dance from Austria and Germany, the Waltz has evolved into one of the most popular ballroom dances of all time. It has 3 beats to the bar and is danced to elegant and soft classical music.

*Foxtrot - Without a doubt, the most popular and versatile of the classic ballroom dances yet the hardest to learn, the Foxtrot originated in America in 1914. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers eat your heart out.

*Tango - The passionate Tango has originated in Argentina and enjoyed renewed popularity in recent years after being danced by Al Pacino in "Scent of a Woman", Arnold Schwarzenegger in "True Lies", and Richard Gere and Jennifer Lopez in "Shall We Dance".

*Viennese Waltz - The lilting music and fast tempo of the Viennese Waltz make it one of the most beautiful and physically demanding of the traditional ballroom dances.

*Quickstep - A child of the jazz era, the Quickstep is characterized by bright, happy music, a light-hearted mood.

*Jive - The Jive is a fast dance which originated in North America and is characterized by kicks and flicks of the feet, and is a bright and energetic dance.

*Argentine Tango - ls a partner dance that developed over the last century in Argentinas capital city – Buenos Aires. It is very different to the ballroom tango. Argentine Tango is an improvisational social dance that allows the dancers to develop a deep connection between themselves and the music. Forms of Argentine tango are the Milonga, Tango Neuvo and Neo-Tango.

I have never danced before and im a little shy about coming to learn to dance. Will I make myself look stupid?

Definitely not, Everyone that starts to dance is in the same position. Even the best professional dancers and those you see on ‘strictly come dancing’ had to start from the beginning at some point. There are always new people like yourself coming along so you will never feel alone. Plus never worry if you think people are looking at you, they are not they are concentrating on learning themselves.

I have two left feet how can I learn to dance?

Everybody has two left feet to start with, the whole point of learning to dance is to co-ordinate your body movements but remember the most important factor is that you have a good time.

Am I too old to learn to dance?

It is true many people start learning to dance when they are very young, but you are not coming to learn the steps they do, you are going to learn the very basic steps of dance. You can start dancing at any age and can continue to dance for life at whatever level you want.

My partner and I are getting married, and would like a wedding routine to our favourite music would you be able to choreograph a dance for us?

All our teachers are experienced to choreograph your wedding dance for you to whatever your choice of music is, we offer a wedding package deal if you so wish which you can private message us for details.

Do you do private lessons for children and adults?

Yes we do private lessons (1to1) tuition for children and adults in the daytime or evenings. Please private message for details and booking a time slot.

What age groups are classes for?

We have different classes for different ages, from 18 months- 3 years

3-6 years

7-16 years

And adult classes

Social classes or competitive classes for the more experienced dancers

Is Ballroom Dancing a good form of exercise?

Ballroom Dancing is a very good form of exercise, it helps with your posture, the tone of the body and helps us to burn those calories away whilst improving our stamina, fitness, as well as co-ordination of the body.