Rock 'n' Roll Basics St George & Sutherland Community College

Rock 'n' Roll Basics

Rock and Roll will never die. Still popular with all ages, and dancing to the great music of the 50’s/60’s or just as good to current music. Fun, easy, and great social skills and an avenue for meeting new people, and the health benefits are fabulous. There are social dances in Sydney and Festivals all around Australia and the world if you like to travel.

Course Outline:

Week 1: Learn timing and Basic step
Week 2 – 7: Continue to learn the timing of the dance then progressively add various moves that build from the previous move to create a flow

Course details:

  • It can be couples, or singles and we endeavour to make numbers as even as possible
  • If you are feeling unwell or have any Flu like symptoms or been in any hotspots please do not attend
  • Rotation is encouraged to help with the learning and to create a fun atmosphere or if you just want to stay together that is also understandable
  • Steady pace of learning a total of 14 moves over 8 weeks that can be done in any sequence
  • Moves from the previous week are reviewed at the start of the following week to help with the retention of moves
  • We teach lead follow techniques handholds rhythm, timing, framework, connection, styling, safety, footwork, etiquette, and floor craft

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn to hear the beat
  • Learn to move to the beat
  • Learn to move to the beat leading a partner
  • Increase fitness and mobility
  • Meet new people
  • Most important have fun

What to bring:

Wear comfortable shoes (preferably leather soled) that you are able to spin in and light clothing.
Please bring bottled water if you require refreshment

About the tutor:

‘Starting with Ballroom and Latin dancing from 6 years old, and then moving into the Rock "n" roll / Swing world. I love sharing a variety of dance styles with students of all ages. I have been teaching and judging for over 30 year’ Ray

Other Information:

  • To ensure resources are ready for you at the start of your course, we ask you ideally enrol at least one week before the course commences.
  • All courses need a minimum number of students to run ("we try our hardest to get those") . If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled before the commencement and you will be informed.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.