Dance

Adults Dance Classes

 

Dance is now one of the most popular UK leisure pastimes and millions attend a class each week. Popular trends may come and go but Dance itself always evolves and is here to stay!

Research shows dancing helps keep the mind sharp, improves balance, posture, fitness and, can even help to improve the quality of your life. Dancers become quicker-thinking and lighter on their feet. By learning to lead and follow, couples can improve their communication skills and, because you can choose to learn with others in class it can also be a great boost to your social life too.

 

We have been teaching in Cardiff for over 21 years now and you can learn to Dance with us either by joining in a group class (held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays) or if you prefer by taking private lessons (available daytime/evenings from Tuesdays to Fridays).


In most of our Dance classes we will both teach you. You benefit from the experience of two teachers and have tuition from both the male and female dancer’s perspective. As we learned Ballroom and Latin American Dance together as a couple from beginner level upwards, we understand how you are likely to feel throughout the learning process and aim to help you along the way.

Also available:-

Private tuition/ 1 to 1s .This suits many people that cannot commit to joining weekly for a regular group class, or if you prefer to learn at your own pace without being part of a group.

 

Wedding dance choreography and tuition. We teach couples preparing for a special occasion that only want to perfect one special dance, such as the first dance for their wedding for example.

 

Semi-private classes for small groups of friends/family.

 

All of these can be arranged with us by appointment.

 

We aim to have a couple of events throughout the year so that all our students may meet up socially and dance together.

 

 

About our classes

 

Beginners – often our most popular classes. Courses run progressively to let you build up your dancing skills.  Starting off with no experience, by the end you should be able to dance a short sequence of basic steps in at least 4 or 5 dances (waltz, quickstep, social foxtrot, cha-cha, rumba etc.). New courses start throughout the  year.

 

Our next new courses for this term starts

on Tuesday evenings from 5 January 2019, from  8.30pm to 9.30pm at Gwaelod-y-Garth Village Hall, Cardiff.

 

AND

 

continuing from last term we have an existing beginners clas on Thursday evenings from  7.30pm to 8.30pm at Canolfan Community Church Centre, Rhiwbina, Cardiff.

 

If you are a beginner we would love to see you at a class. Please get in touch for more details. 

 

Improvers (Tuesdays at 7.30pm)– this class is for those who have covered the basics at beginner level and want to continue dancing . We teach more steps and add extra dances (e.g. tango, jive etc.). If you wish to join us from this level it is best to speak to us first, to check if this class is going to be suitable for you .

 

Intermediates (Wednesdays at 7.30pm)– this class is our most advanced group class. We aim to improve dance technique, add some more difficult dances (e.g. slow foxtrot, samba) and include more choreography. If you wish to join us from this level it is best to speak to us first, to check if this class is going to be suitable for you.
 

Our main Dance programme of classes runs in the lovely village of Gwaelod-y-Garth in North Cardiff.   

 

Group classes on Tuesdays and Wednesdays are held at The Village Hall, Gwaelod-y-Garth, Cardiff

(a spacious hall with dedicated parking for hall users, just minutes from A470 and M4/J32).

 

 

AND

 

 we are still running a second beginners class on     

Thursday evenings that started from                                         27 September 2018, at 7.30pm to 8.30pm at Canolfan Community Church Centre, Rhiwbina, Cardiff.

 

Private lessons booked by appointment can be taken at either venue.

 

 

Our Dance timetable is listed below, with information for the Spring term starting from 8 January 2019:-

 

• group classes on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings

                       at Gwaelod-y-Garth Village Hall 

 

             New Beginners Course, for the new term.

             Starts on Tuesdays 8.30pm t0 9.30pm

             fromTuesday 5 January 2019'

            

PLUS

          Tuesdays 7.30pm to 8.30pm Improvers class.

          This class is a progression from the beginners courses

           that ended in 2018.

AND

                     Wednesdays - 7.30-8.30pm

                    Intermediate level group class

 

    followed at 8.30 - 9.30pm  couples private lessons  

 

AND

  • group classes on Thursday evenings

         at Canolfan Community Church Centre, Rhiwbina 

            Beginners Course, at 7.30pm to 8.30pm.

This  new course started from September 2018 and now continues in to the New Year.

 

 

All of the group classes on our weekly timetable are instructional lessons for groups of similar ability and run termly. Most classes run in 6-week blocks payable in advance on the first session of each block.

 

1-1s, semi-private smaller groups and wedding dance lessons run from Tuesdays to Fridays all year round by appointment.

Please speak to us to see which type of class will suit you best. 

 

Gift packages – As a popular gift idea, you can book a private lesson or pre-paid block of lessons to be given to someone special (or even better shared with them) as a gift.

National Association of Teachers of Dancing –as member teachers of this Association we can offer the opportunity for students to take amateur medal tests for those that wish to participate.

Other dance events such as short courses, dancing parties for special occasions, or short workshops may be arranged on request.

We are members of the  National Association of Teachers of Dancing.
Established over 100 years ago and dedicated to maintaining excellence in Dance.

 

We look forward to seeing you on the Dance floor.

To contact us directly please telephone either Caroline or Rob on 029 20813 696 or e-mail robert.caroline.mouncher@ntlworld.com

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