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Line Dance: Latin Rhythm

Dance to Latin dance rhythms such as Cha Cha Cha, Mambo and Rumba without needing a partner in this Line Dance class with a difference.
  • Who is it for?

    No previous dance experience necessary. This course is designed for anyone who is interested in learning line dances inspired by Latin dance rhythms. Returning learners are welcome, as different routines are added each term.

  • What does it cover?

    This course will cover several short line dances based on Latin dance rhythms such as Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Mambo and Samba. Routines will be performed to Latin and pop music to explore each rhythm and develop musicality. Routines may be one-, two- or four-wall line dance routines similar to standard line dancing but always with a connection to a Latin dance rhythm.

    Main Outcomes
    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 I need to buy or do?


    Comfortable clothing and footwear (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 another class next term or dance socially. Your tutor will advise you of upcoming options.

Available Courses

Line Dance: Latin Rhythm

Dance to Latin dance rhythms such as Cha Cha Cha, Mambo and Rumba without needing a partner in this Line Dance class with a difference.

24 April 2024 – 10 July 2024
Wednesday, 15:00 to 16:30
Course Code:662
£109 / £38
12 Meetings
1 Rushworth St
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20 September 2023 – 06 December 2023
Wednesday, 15:00 to 16:30
Course Code:660
£109 / £38
12 Meetings
1 Rushworth St
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10 January 2024 – 27 March 2024
Wednesday, 15:00 to 16:30
Course Code:661
£109 / £38
12 Meetings
1 Rushworth St
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No partner required for this fun and lively class, dancing solo versions of swing and jive steps to some of the greatest music of the 20th century. From the original 1930's Lindy Hop through the 1950's Rock 'n' Roll to the upbeat 'Strictly'-style Jive, learn the steps and enjoy the music in group dances designed to be performed without a partner.

20 January 2024 – 24 February 2024
Saturday, 10:30 to 11:30
Course Code:668
£37 / £13
6 Meetings
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Saturday, 10:30 to 11:30
Course Code:669
£37 / £13
6 Meetings
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30 September 2023 – 04 November 2023
Saturday, 10:30 to 11:30
Course Code:667
£37 / £13
6 Meetings
Online Course
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Developing The Jive

Develop your skills in the ballroom Jive 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.

20 January 2024 – 20 January 2024
Saturday, 14:00 to 16:30
Course Code:672CS
£17 / £6
1 Meeting
1 Rushworth St
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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.

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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