West Coast Swing - London 4 week Beginners Course
Tuesday, 10 July 2012 at 20:15 - Tuesday, 31 July 2012 at 22:45 (BST)
West Coast Swing for beginners
West Coast Swing is a fun, smooth partner dance. It is one of the most versatile forms of couple dance as it can be danced to variety of music from Contemporary/Chart music to Blues. West Coast Swing is a lead and follow dance and very open to musical interpretation. The dance is very popular in California where it originates and is rapidly spreading around the world with the UK, France, Australia, Brazil, Russia, Singapore all having growing West Coast Swing Communities.
Why learn West Coast Swing?
- It means you can partner dance at a club, a wedding, a party, or wherever else you go that plays current music
- It's great for anyone who wants to improve their movement, connection, and/or interpretation skills that have learnt other couple dance forms who wish to take their dancing to a new level
- It’s very social and a great opportunity to make new friends
- There’s no need to bring a partner
£20 for the 4 week course if booked in advance. £25 on the door subject to availability .
£15 for the 4 week course if aged 16 to 22. ID will be required. £20 on the door subject to availability.
When? Tuesday 10 July to Tuesday 31 July.
Class 1 - 8:15pm - 9pm
Class 2 - 9:15pm - 10pm
Practice 10pm - 10:45pm
This course will be taught by Steve Hall and Kate Lovegrove who are ranked in the top 5 WCS couples in the UK. They have been dancing WCS socially for 6 years and compete regularly in both Europe and the US. They have a successful competition record and most recently they won the Open Strictly WCS division at the UK Championships with Steve also winning the Advanced Jack & Jill. Steve and Kate currently teach for www.westcoastswing.co.uk and teach a regular Thursday night class in Petts Wood. Both Steve and Kate are extremely passionate about West Coast Swing and are very excited about bringing the dance to central London!
Check out a couple of You Tube clips below of West Coast Swing danced as a lead and follow dance.