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The Foxtrot

The Foxtrot

Named after Vaudeville actor and comedian, Harry Fox, this dance originated in New York in 1914.

Sometimes called the slow foxtrot because the original foxtrot split into two separate dances: the slow foxtrot and the quickstep.

The Argentine Tango

The Argentine Tango

The Argentine Tango is synonymous with sensuality, passion and longing.

Born out of the explosive population growth in Bueno Aires in the late 1800s, as a result of immigration, this dance is a blend of cultures, nostalgia, desire and yearning.

Dance Teacher – Heidi Reichel

Dance Teacher – Heidi Reichel

It was Maureen who originally paired Heidi and Bruce to dance together. Probably thinking that their warm-hearted, friendly natures were a good match for dancing partners. If you’ve seen them smiling and gliding around the dance floor, I’m sure you’ll agree with...

The Rhumba

The Rhumba

Originally Rhumba was a slang word for party. Just as the dance changed, so has the use of the word Rhumba, which became synonymous with the national musical style of Cuba.

The Cha Cha

The Cha Cha

Like the Rhumba, the Cha Cha originates from Cuba and the pre-revolution Havana nightlife.

The Samba

The Samba

The Samba is thought to have Brazillian origins. This dance was popularised in the 1940s.

Most steps are danced with a slight downward or dropping action. This action is created by the bending and straightening of the knees.

The Hustle

The Hustle

The Hustle is usually the favourite dance of many of our beginner students and always fills the dance floor at our usual monthly socials.

Catch up Dance Workshops to look forward to

Catch up Dance Workshops to look forward to

We are nearing the end of April and some 5 weeks into this national lockdown. We trust all our students are all doing well and keeping yourselves busy, particularly with your dance practice. We would like to THANK everyone for your generosity in continuing to pay your...