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When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Hanna Sierzputowska
  • Course Code W24DNEF02A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Social dancing is back in fashion so come and learn movements at improver level to some of the Ballroom and Latin styles, while making new friends, becoming fitter and more confident. This course is aimed at those who are ready to ready to progress one stage beyond beginner level. Each term during the year covers three different styles.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate improver level figures in the Tango, Foxtrot, and Jive individually and in relation to a partner.
  • Demonstrate improved technique in all figures.

Class format and activities

You will learn as one of a group and in co-operation with others. The teacher will model the movement and describe it verbally. Learners will practise without and thereafter with a partner. Leaders and followers will change partners in a prescribed, systematic way (although those who wish to be exclusive will be accommodated). The teacher will provide individual feedback. Additional learning resources will be provided as appropriate.

Entry requirements

This is a practical dance course for those who know some basic figures in the tango and jive but no experience of the slow foxtrot is required. No partner is required. You must have a basic understanding of spoken English. If you are pregnant or have any health problem you should consult your GP or specialist physician before enrolling on this course. You should tell the tutor of any physical movement or activity you have been advised to avoid.

What you need to know before you enrol

Good attendance and punctuality is required. Practice outside class time is beneficial. Photography and movie recording of class activities may be used for publicity or marketing purposes but only with your consent.

What you need

Shoes that are comfortable, secured to your foot at the heel, and non-stick (trainers are not suitable). If you do not have them you will be expected to have bought dance shoes by the third week of the course. Full guidance will be provided. Clothing that allows you to move freely. Water.

What you can do next

Ballroom and Latin dance courses for improvers in styles not yet covered or courses for intermediates. For information about this and other dance study at Morley look at a printed prospectus or our website.