An introduction to ballroom and Latin dance for those who cannot attend a weekly course or who would just like to try the basics. Covering the basic step and a few simple variations in both the Waltz and Cha Cha Cha, this one day course will give you just enough to get you started with social dancing.
Who is this course for
No previous experience necessary. This course is open to anyone who would like to try the basic steps of Waltz and Cha Cha Cha
What does this course cover
Students will learn a selection of Waltz and Cha Cha Cha basic steps and turns as well as learning how to lead / follow a partner. Dances will be performed to strict tempo ballroom music which will be discussed in relation to the style of the dance.
What will it be like
Steps will be demonstrated by the tutor for learners to follow as a group before working with partners to perform to music. Partners will be rotated to enhance the social aspect of the dance style. The tutor will advise you on styling and timing.
What else do you need to buy or do
Comfortable clothing and footwear (ballroom, jazz or other soft dance shoes are ideal, or alternatively trainers / plimsolls) are recommended to allow for free movement.
What this course could lead to
You may wish to join a weekly class next term or dance socially. Your tutor will advise you of upcoming options.
I've been to many Centres to study in London and the Mary Ward Centre is one of the nicest I've studied in.MWC student
This course has concessions available for people who meet certain criteria
Got a Question about this Course?
Contact The Departmental Administrator.
Why come to Mary Ward Centre?
Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable.
Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’