Technique Workshops in 2021/22

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


Day/Time:   Sunday 4.15pm-6.15pm

Frequency: see table below
Where:        East Challow Village Hall (ECVH) / Lambourn Walwyn Hall (LWH)
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

ECVH:

17 Oct 2021

16 Oct 2022

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)

ECVH:

21 Nov 2021

20 Nov 2022

Cha Cha Cha

Rumba

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

LWH:

7 Nov 2021

6 Nov 2022

Rock'n'Roll

Slow Jive

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

Change of Hands/Wrap

Jive: no knowledge required

LWH:

6 Feb 2022

Quickstep Quarter Turn to Right - Progressive Chasse - Lock Steps - Natural Pivot Turn

ECVH:

20 Mar 2022

LWH:

5 Dec 2021

4 Dec 2022

Slow Foxtrot

Feather Step - Reverse Turn - Three Step -

Natural Turn

LWH:

6 Mar 2022

Tango

Natural Rock Turn - Progressive Link -

Closed Promenade - Reverse Turns

ECVH:

20 Feb 2022

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

ECVH:

16 Jan 2022

Viennese Waltz no knowledge required
 
GUEST TEACHER WORKSHOP - Dance Style tbc
(booking required)

Date:       18 Sep 2022

Time:        3.00-6.00pm

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

Class size: Restricted to 8 couples / 16 people

 
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   (nr Abingdon):

Village Hall

The Green, OX13 6RR

BOXFORD   (nr Newbury):

Village Hall

Rood Hill, RG20 8DD

Tuesday

BAYDON   (nr Aldbourne):

BYPA Village Hall

6 Manor Lane, SN8 2JE

Wednesday

WANTAGE:

The Beacon

Portway, OX12 9BX

Thursday

EAST CHALLOW   (nr Wantage):

Village Hall

Main Street, OX12 9ST

Sunday

1st Sunday

LAMBOURN   (nr Hungerford):

Walwyn Hall

Baydon Road, RG17 8NU

3rd Sunday

EAST CHALLOW   (nr Wantage):

Village Hall

Main Street, OX12 9ST

NEWS

Click for Dances in the Area

 

Classes start on 17 May 2021 - please check for changes.

 

NEW BEGINNERS COURSES:

Ballroom/Latin start dates:

Baydon - Tue 7 Sep 2021

Wantage - Wed 8 Sep 2021

 

LEARN TO DANCE IN A DAY:

East Challow: tbc

 

NEXT PRACTICE SESSIONS:

LAMBOURN

Sun 7 Nov : 6.15-8.15pm

EAST CHALLOW

Sun 17 Oct : 6.30-8.30pm

 

 

NEXT TECHNIQUE WORKSHOP:

East Challow:

Sun 17 Oct : 4.15-6.15pm

Bossa Nova / Samba

 

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