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Developing The Rumba And Cha Cha

Develop your skills in the international ballroom and Latin style Rumba and Cha Cha Cha in this one-off afternoon intensive. Aimed at those who have covered the basics, this class will expand your repertoire of steps and develop technique and confidence in a sociable environment.
  • Who is it for?

    This course is aimed at students with experience of Rumba and Cha Cha Cha. You will be interested in developing your style and putting combinations together for social dancing.

  • What does it cover?

    The course will focus on Rumba and Cha Cha Cha steps and combinations danced to strict tempo music with a look at timing, hold and technique. The emphasis will be on building confidence for social dancing and developing existing skills.

  • What will it be like?

    The tutor will demonstrate basic steps and then of offer helpful feedback on how to improve the execution of the steps whilst you practise.

    Partner rotation is encouraged in order to develop leader and follower skills. You do not have to attend with a partner and solo dancers are very welcome but please note we cannot guarantee an even number of leaders and followers. The emphasis will be on social dancing more than syllabus work and your tutor will advise you on styling and timing.

  • What else do I 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 could it lead to?

    You may wish to join the weekly improver ballroom class, or dance socially at local events. Your tutor will advise you of upcoming options.

Available Courses

Developing The Rumba And Cha Cha

Develop your skills in the international ballroom and Latin style Rumba and Cha Cha Cha in this one-off afternoon intensive. Aimed at those who have covered the basics, this class will expand your repertoire of steps and develop technique and confidence in a sociable environment.

17 February 2024 – 17 February 2024
Saturday, 14:00 to 16:30
Course Code:673CS
£17 / £6
1 Meeting
High Street, Stratford
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Saturday, 14:00 to 16:30
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