THE GOOD NEWS. GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENT made on 10th May 2021. Adult indoor exercise/dance classes will be permitted from 17th May (Phase 3). Restrictions of numbers & distancing will still apply & be in place until, now extended to 19th July (phase 4). DATE FOR YOUR DIARY - SOCIAL DANCE & GET TOGETHER BOOKED FOR SATURDAY 24th JULY AT ST.MICHAEL'S CHURCH HALL, ASHFORD, should go ahead as planned. We can't wait to get everybody back... something to look forward to is what we all need. See 'Social Dancing' for updates on this event.
There were a number of changes that we had to make, to comply & follow government guidelines. Numbers attending were greatly reduced in accordance with Government & Council guidelines. All lessons have to be pre-booked. Once a class is fully subscribed for the numbers allowed then you may need to be flexible if possible or be added to a waiting list. It will have to be on a first booked/paid basis. No cash can be taken on door, payment will be bank transfer (given in email) for a number of weeks & will continue for the foreseeable future. Full details will also be in the email like, contact details for track & trace, entrance, exit, sanitising of hands, bring own water bottles etc, etc. Couples for lessons from same household or support bubble still. This area will be constantly updated so please keep checking.. FOR THE TIME BEING STILL IGNORE INFO BELOW RE CLASS LEVELS, THIS WILL NOT APPLY AT PRESENT. ALL AVAILABLE CLASSES WILL BE OPEN TO ALL LEVELS OF ABILITY. Start Living, Start Dancing, Get Fit, Keep Well. Look forward to seeing you all very soon. Updated 14th June 2021
TUESDAYS 8-9.30PM Contact for availability for 4 consecutive weeks
WEDNESDAYS 7.30-8.30PM & 8.30-9.30PM. Contact for availability - 4 consecutive weeks
THURSDAYS 7.30-8.30PM & 8.30-9.30PM. Contact for availability - 4 consecutive weeks
By booking/paying in advance, you are guaranteed your space/s for the duration of month/term at a time of 4-6 consecutive weeks but sorry no refunds or carry overs to following months for non attendance. Alternative day/time can be taken in lieu in same month/term if space available. If venues are closed because of Government restrictions then rest assured any fees would be held for return date.
Note: No specific programme levels at present
NEW BEGINNERS BALLROOM & LATIN on a WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY. This class is ideal for Beginners with no dance experience or those who have a little experience & wish to attend a weekly on going hobby class to become more confident with the basic skills of all the different rhythms of ballroom dancing. Learning ballroom dancing is a skill that will take time to master as there are 8 different rhythms that will be introduced over a 4 week repetitive cycle throughout the year from whenever you commence. Beginners plus is for those who have already taken lessons & ready to take steps to the next level. AKA Improver Level.
IMPROVERS BALLROOM & LATIN on a TUESDAY. This class is good for those who have had lessons in all the basic figures in all 8/10 rhythms & wish to learn additional figures with more concentrated technique to become more confident with a skill & more practice. Improvers Plus for the regular hobby class dancer also included. This session may also be suitable for some beginners who have taken classes previously, need a quick refresh, cannot attend on Wednesdays/Thursdays & can commit to weekly attendance to progress. But if you cannot make any of the other classes you are welcome to join this one regardless of standard & go at your own pace.
ALL LEVELS BALLROOM & LATIN on a THURSDAY at 8.30pm Normally a regular group class for the more experienced hobby dancer. But if you cannot make any of the other classes & only available for 8.30 class then you are welcome to join this group & go at your own pace. Please don't try & keep up with others, whichever class you attend.
Not sure which is the best class for you personally?, then please contact on 020 8751 2177 Normally Singles & Couples are always welcome in all our classes. With current situation it is better to attend with a partner but won't prevent you learning if you are agreeable to dance solo.
Class fee - 1 hour - £12 pp per class (pro rata for extended sessions) - all students required to book/pay in advance. Discounted for monthly paid bookings