Lessons - Level 1

 

2018/2019 Class Schedule



PLEASE NOTE:

    This class is intended for those who have never taken international dance lessons, or those with little dance experience. After a few weeks, you will have enough dancing skill and will be able to go to any ballroom dance and have fun.

     

    Dates are subject to change due to conditions beyond the Club's control.

     

    To ensure better instruction, these classes will be limited in size to 20 couples, and a partner is required.




     

     

     

     

    Location:
    Woodland Heights Public School
    474 Springbank Drive
    London, Ontario

    Instructors:
    Horst and Janice Hofmann



Sessions Schedule

Tuesdays from 7:00pm to 8:30pm.


Session 1: September 18, 2018 to December 4, 2018.


Session 2: January 8, 2019 to February 26, 2019


Session 3: March 19, 2019 to May 7, 2019

 


You can download the Registration Form and bring it along to the class with your payment.

 

 


 

 

Cost:

Session 1: $270 per couple (12-weeks)

Session 2: $180 per couple (8 weeks)

Session 3: $180 per couple (8 weeks)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session 1

 

Waltz

 

Week 1 – basic forward and backward steps down the room. Focusing on foot changes and hold.

Week 2 - continue as above adding natural turn.

Week 3 - continue as above adding reverse turn.

Week 4 – continue as above concentrating on natural/reverse turns with closed changes – no new steps

Week 5 – continue as aboveintroducing natural spin turn

Week 6 - continue above with no new steps – 15 minutes max

Week 7 – continue as above with no new steps – 15 minutes max

Week 8 through twelve – continue as above with no new steps (review only)

 

Jive (3-step)

 

Week 1 – basic in place, fallaway rock

Week 2 – same as above

Week 3 – same as above adding fallaway throwaway and link

Week 4 - same as above adding change of places left to right/right to left

Week 5 – same as above (all review)

Week 6 – same as above adding hip bump

Week 7 – same as above adding change of hands behind the back

Week 8 through twelve – continue as above with no new steps (review only)

 

Social Foxtrot

 

Week 5– basic forward and background down the room focusing on tempo, foot changes and hold.

Week 6 - continue as above adding box step

Week 7 – continue as above adding diagonals

Week 8 – continue as above adding corner turn

Week 9 – continue as above adding promenade with lady turning

Week 10 – same as above (all review)

Week 11 – same as above adding brush steps

Week 12 – continue as above with no new steps (review only)

 

Cha Cha

 

Week 5 - basic forward and back movement with lead in step

Week 6 – same as above adding ladies spot turn

Week 7 – same as above adding shoulder to shoulder right and left side position

Week 8 – same as above adding new york turns

Week 9 – same as above adding hand to hand

Week 10 through 12 - no new steps (review only)