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Fun, relaxed, dance classes for the over 50s

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The theme for 2017 is A-Z of Dance! Here's what's in store:

w/c 2nd & 9th January ~ Arabian Scarves

w/c 16th & 23rd January ~ Bachata

w/c 30th & 6th February ~ Charleston

w/c 13th & 20th February ~ Disco

w/c 27th February & 6th March ~ Eurovision

w/c 13th & 20th March ~ Fandango

w/c 27th March & 3rd April ~ Gershwin

w/c 10th & 17th April ~ Hand Jive

w/c 24th April & 1st May ~ Irish

w/c 8th & 15th May ~ Jitterbug

w/c 22nd May ~ Kickline

w/c 29th May ~ NO CLASSES

w/c 5th June ~ Kickline (continued)

w/c 12th & 19th June ~ Latin

w/c 26th June & 3rd July ~ Music Hall

w/c 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st  July ~ NO CLASSES (Yvette's maternity leave)

w/c 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th August NO CLASSES (Yvette's maternity leave)

w/c 4th September NO CLASSES (Yvette's maternity leave)

w/c 11th & 18th September ~ Native American

w/c 25th September & 2nd October ~ P

w/c 9th & 16th October ~ Q

w/c 23rd & 30th October ~ Ribbon Dance

w/c 6th & 13th November ~ S

w/c 20th & 27th November ~ T

w/c 4th December ~ U

w/c 11th, 18th & 25th December ~ NO CLASSES (Christmas break)



We went Around the World in 2016, on a surprise tour! A different country every fortnight. Learning dance styles that originate from all over the globe.

w/c 4th & 11th January ~ Merengue (Dominican Republic)

w/c 18th & 25th January ~ Bhangra (Pakistan)

w/c 1st & 8th February ~ Vienesse Waltz (Austria)

w/c 15th & 22nd February ~ Accordean Folk Dance (Russia)

w/c 29th February & 7th March ~ Rumba Flamenca (Spain)

w/c 14th & 21st March ~ Irish Dance (Ireland)

w/c 29th March & 4th April ~ Cumbia (Columbia)

w/c 11th & 18th April ~ Morris Dance (England)

w/c 25th April & 2nd May ~ Argentine Tango (Argentina)

w/c 9th & 16th May ~ Tribal Drums (Africa)

w/c 23rd & 30th May ~ Mambo (Cuba)

w/c 6th & 13th June ~ Tap Dance (America)

w/c 20th & 27th June ~ Ribbon Dance (China)

w/c 4th & 11th July ~ Bollywood (India)

w/c 18th July ~ NO CLASSES

w/c 25th July & 1st Aug ~ Paso Doble (Southern France)

w/c 8th & 15th Aug ~ Zouk (Brazil)

w/c 22nd & 29th Aug ~ Salsa (Puerto Rico)

w/c 5th & 12th Sept ~ Hula (Hawaii)

w/c 19th & 26th Sept ~ Kuduro (Angola)

w/c 3rd & 10th Oct ~ Ballet (Italy)

w/c 17th & 24th Oct ~ Tango (Uruguay)

w/c 31st Oct & 7th Nov ~ Belly dance (Balkans)

w/c 14th & 21st Nov ~ Ukrainian Folk Dance (Ukraine)

w/c 28th Nov & 5th Dec ~ Jazz (U.S.)

w/c 12th & 19th Dec ~ NO CLASSES

w/c 26th Dec ~ NO CLASSES

 2015 saw the return of dance routines we had done in the previous 4 years. You voted for your favourites and the Top 24 were featured over the course of the year.

w/c 5th January ~ Bollywood 'Jai Ho!' (No. 1)

w/c 19th January ~ Blues Brothers 'Shake A Tail Feather' (No. 11)

w/c 2nd February ~ Salsa 'I've Had The Time Of My Life' (No. 17)

w/c 16th February ~ Ceilidh 'Strip The Willow', 'Riverside' & 'Canadian Barn Dance' (No. 7)

w/c 2nd March ~ Disco 'Night Fever' (No. 10)

w/c 16th March ~ Charleston 'Happy Feet' (No. 21)

w/c 30th March ~ Rock n Roll 'Tutti Frutti' (No. 6)

w/c 13th April ~ Tap Dance 'Puttin On The Ritz' (No. 18)

w/c 27th April ~ Waltz 'What The World Needs Now' (No. 20)

w/c 11th May ~ Musical Theatre 'Dancing Queen' (No. 2)

w/c 25th May ~ Quickstep 'Good Morning' (No. 22)

w/c 8th June ~ Cha Cha 'Blurred Lines' (No. 3)

w/c 22nd June ~ Bollywood 'Maahi Ve' (No. 19)

w/c 6th July ~ Kickline 'New York, New York' (No. 9)

w/c 20th July ~ Jive 'I'm Still Standing' (No. 15)

w/c 3rd Aug ~ Rumba 'Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow' (No. 16)

w/c 17th Aug ~ Zorba 'Zorba's Dance' (No. 24)

w/c 31st Aug ~ Disco 'You Make Me Feel Like Dancing' (No. 23)

w/c 7th & 14th Sept ~ Northern Soul 'Hold Back the Night' (No.5)

w/c 21st & 28th Sept ~ Jazz 'All That Jazz' (No. 4)

w/c 5th & 12th Oct ~ Rock n Roll 'Jailhouse Rock' (No. 8)

w/c 19th & 26th Oct ~ West Side Story 'America' (No. 14)

w/c 2nd & 9th Nov ~ Hairspray 'You Can't Stop the Beat' (No. 12)

w/c 16th & 23rd Nov ~ Gershwin 'They Can't Take That Away From Me' (No. 13)

w/c 30th Nov & 7th Dec ~ Christmas theme routine (final fortnight of classes for the year)

 

In 2014 we did an A-Z of dance styles. Here was the itinerary:

w/c 6th January ~ Argentine Tango

w/c 20th January ~ Bollywood

w/c 3rd February ~ Cha cha

w/c 17th February ~ Disco

w/c 3rd March ~ East Coast Swing

w/c 17th March ~ Flamenco  

w/c 31st March ~ Go-Go

w/c 14th April ~ Hawaiian Hula 

w/c 28th April ~ Interpretive 

w/c 12th May ~ Jive

w/c 9th June ~ Kickline

w/c 23rd June ~ Latin  

w/c  7th July ~ Mapale 

Oriental Belly Dance (w/c 4th & 11th Aug)

Paso Doble (w/c 18th & 25th Aug)

Quickstep (w/c 1st & 8th Sept)

Rumba (w/c 15th & 22nd Sept)

Samba (w/c 29th Sept & 6th Oct)

Tarantella (w/c 13th & 20th Oct)

Urban Merengue (w/c 27th Oct & 3rd Nov)

Viennese Waltz (w/c 10th & 17th)

Xmas (w/c 24th Nov & 1st Dec)

Zouk (w/c 8th Dec)

Paso Doble (w/c 18th & 25th Aug)

Quickstep (w/c 1st & 8th Sept)

Rumba (w/c 15th & 22nd Sept)

Samba (w/c 29th Sept & 6th Oct)

Tarantella (w/c 13th & 20th Oct)

Urban Merengue (w/c 27th Oct & 3rd Nov)

Viennese Waltz (w/c 10th & 17th)

Xmas (w/c 24th Nov & 1st Dec)

Zouk (w/c 8th Dec)

 Oriental Belly Dance (w/c 4th & 11th Aug)


Paso Doble (w/c 18th & 25th Aug)

Quickstep (w/c 1st & 8th Sept)

Rumba (w/c 15th & 22nd Sept)

Samba (w/c 29th Sept & 6th Oct)

Tarantella (w/c 13th & 20th Oct)

Urban Merengue (w/c 27th Oct & 3rd Nov)

Viennese Waltz (w/c 10th & 17th)

Xmas (w/c 24th Nov & 1st Dec)

Zouk (w/c 8th Dec)

PREVIOUSLY... 

2013 saw us embarking on a journey through the decades!

w/c 7th January ~ 1920s Charleston

w/c  21st January ~ 1940s Jitterbug

w/c  4th February ~ 1930s Vaudeville

w/c  18th February ~ 1950s Rock n Roll

w/c  4th March ~ 1960s The Twist

w/c  18th March ~ 1970s The Hustle

w/c  1st April ~ 1980s 'Flashdance'

w/c  15th April ~ 1990s Salsa

Then we moved on to an exciting new theme: Dances from the shows!

w/c 29th April ~ Hairspray

w/c 13th May ~  Riverdance

w/c 27th May ~ West Side Story

w/c 10th June ~ Stomp

w/c 24th June ~ A Chorus Line

w/c  8th July ~ Top Hat

 w/c 16th September ~ Dirty Dancing

w/c 30th September ~ Will Rogers Follies

w/c 14th October ~ 42nd Street

w/c 28th October ~ Thriller 

w/c 11th November ~ Crazy For You

w/c 25th November ~ Chicago

w/c 9th December ~ Mamma Mia


w/c 30th September ~ Will Rogers Follies

w/c 14th October ~ 42nd Street

w/c 28th October ~ Thriller 

w/c 11th November ~ Crazy For You

w/c 25th November ~ Chicago

w/c 9th December ~ Mamma Mia

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