The Social Dance Class St George & Sutherland Community College

The Social Dance Class

Slow Rhythm, Waltz, Box Rumba and Cha Cha. Do you watch with envy as other couples hit the dance floor and wish it was you? Then this is the class for you. Learn the basics in these dances and you will soon be moving around the dance floor. An ideal starting point for those getting married or anyone that just wants to have fun. It is also a great way to meet new people and the health benefits are fabulous.

Course Outline:

Week 1: Learn Frame and Basic Box Step for Waltz
Week 2: Continue to learn the timing of the dance then progressively add various moves that build from the previous move to create a flow
Week 3: Finish off Basic Waltz moves and then move onto learn the basic steps of Slow Rhythm
Week 4: Revise basic Slow Rhythm and add some simple moves
Week 5: Revise Slow Rhtyhm moves and start Basic Cha Cha
Week 6: Revise Basic Cha Cha then add Simple moves
Week 7: Revise Cha Cha Moves
Week 8: Revision of the Styles & moves learnt in the previous weeks

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 3 dances 4-4 moves per dance 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 together
  • Increase fitness and mobility
  • Meet new people
  • Most importantly 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.