Technique Workshops in 2020/21

Want to improve your dancing? Then understand what makes for good technique.


Day/Time:   Sunday / 4.30-6.30pm

Frequency: Monthly
Where:        East Challow Village Hall
Cost:            £18 per couple
Required:    Knowledge of figures listed
Class size:    Restricted to 6 couples per workshop - booking required.

The focus is on improving technique, not learning new steps (apart from the Viennese Waltz & Guest workshops). Information sheets with hints and tips are available to print below.

N.B. Last 30 minutes of each workshop is practice time.

Date/Day Dance(s) Knowledge

19 Sep 2021

Rock'n'Roll

Slow Jive

Rock'n'Roll: Basic - Underarm Turns - Flicks -

Change of Hands/Wrap

Jive: no knowledge required

11 Oct 2020

17 Oct 2021

Bossa Nova

Samba

Bossa Nova: Box Step - Side Basic + Back to Back - Reverse Basic + Separation - Whisks - Botafogos

 

Samba: Reverse Basic - Reverse Turn - Whisks - Merengue Walks (2 of 4 knowledge reqd)

15 Nov 2020

21 Nov 2021

Cha Cha Cha

Rumba

Basic - New York - Spot Turn - Shoulder to Shoulder -Hand to Hand

6 Dec 2020

5 Dec 2021

Viennese Waltz no knowledge required

21 Feb 2021

15 Aug 2021

Slow Foxtrot

Feather Step - Reverse Turn - Three Step -

Natural Turn

21 Mar 2021

Tango

Natural Rock Turn - Progressive Link -

Closed Promenade - Reverse Turns

18 Apr 2021

Waltz Natural Turn - Closed Change (RF & LF) - Reverse Turn - Whisk - Chasse

16 May 2021

Quickstep Quarter Turn to Right - Progressive Chasse - Lock Steps - Natural Pivot Turn
 
GUEST TEACHER WORKSHOP - Dance Style tbc
(booking required)

Date:       27 June 2021

Time:        4.30-6.30pm

Cost:         £36 per couple (membership 2 x tech workshop)

Class size: Restricted to 6 couples

 
Guest Teacher: tbc
 
This workshop will help you decide if you'd like to go further with this new dance.
A combination of tuition and practice (please bring your own refreshments).  
If you do wish to go further then please ensure you take details at the workshop.

BOOKING DIARY

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Technique Workshops ROCKnROLL.docx
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Technique Workshops CHA CHA CHA.docx
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Technique Workshops RUMBA.docx
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Technique Workshops BOSSA NOVA.docx
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Technique Workshops WALTZ.docx
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Technique Workshops QUICKSTEP.docx
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Technique Workshops TANGO.docx
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Technique Workshops SLOW FOXTROT.docx
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Monday

TEA DANCE :

STEVENTON   (Abingdon):

Village Hall

The Green, OX13 6RR

BOXFORD   (Newbury):

Village Hall

Rood Hill, RG20 8DD

Tue-Wed:

LAMBOURN   (Hungerford):

Temporary venue:

Lambourn Sports Club

Bockhampton Road, RG17 8PS

 

(Usual venue: The Walwyn Hall

Baydon Road, RG17 8NU)

Thursday / Sunday:

EAST CHALLOW   (Wantage):

Village Hall

Main Street, OX12 9ST

Call +44 07780 624784+44 07780 624784

NEWS

Click for Dances in the Area

 

Classes & Lessons started again in August - please check for changes.

 

NEW BEGINNERS COURSES:

Ballroom/Latin start dates:

Boxford - Jan 2020 tbc

Lambourn - Jan 2020 tbc

East Challow - 8 Oct 2020

 

LEARN TO DANCE IN A DAY:

East Challow:

Sun 17 January 2021

Sun 18 July 2021

 

NEXT PRACTICE SESSIONS:

Lambourn:

Wed 7 Oct : 8.30-10pm

Wed 21 Oct 8.30-10pm

East Challow

Sun 11 Oct : 6.30-8pm

 

 

NEXT TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP:

East Challow:

Sun 11 Oct : 4.30-6.30pm

Bossa Nova / Samba

 

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