Enjoy the Latin rhythms of Salsa, Mambo, Cha Cha Cha and Samba without the need for a partner in this Line Dance class with a difference. Each set routine is performed solo in lines but all of the dances will be based on a Latin American dance. This class gives you the best of both worlds with some strict tempo technique but in a free and creative setting.
Who is this course for
This course is designed for anyone who is interested in learning the basics in Latin Line Dance.
No previous dance experience necessary
What does this course cover
This course will introduce Latin rhythms such as Mambo / Salsa, Cha Cha Cha, Rumba and Samba through line dance routines performed without a partner. They will be performed to music to explore each rhythm and develop musicality. Routines may be one-, two- or four-wall line dance routines or they may be performed in the round sequence-style.
1, Demonstrate a range of Latin dance steps in short line dance routines.
2, Perform steps and movements in time to a range of music, showing rhythmical interpretation.
3, Take part in a group routines demonstrating a culmination of the skills learned
What will it be like
The steps and movements will be demonstrated, described and modelled by the tutor and then learners will follow, dancing in lines or groups. Independent practice time will be given and creative input facilitated. The tutor will observe your performance and make suggestions for improvement. Self and peer assessment will also be encouraged
What else do you need to buy or do
Participants should wear loose clothing comfortable for movement. Footwear should be jazz shoes or lightweight trainers / plimsolls.
What this course could lead to
Follow on courses may be suggested by your tutor.
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.’