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Adult Dance Styles

American Smooth
American Smooth can be best described as a form of ballroom dancing with an enhanced repertoire of easy-to-perform, yet exciting, steps. Anyone who has ever learned ballroom dancing will find American Smooth very easy to learn, yet refreshing, due to its interesting, rich syllabus. The music used for American Smooth, Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz and Foxtrot is basically the same as that used for Ballroom as we know it in Europe, with the exception of Quickstep, which is not danced in the American Smooth style. In other words you can surprise your friends by dancing a totally new choreography to almost any ballroom dance music.

Argentine Tango
Argentine Tango is a social dance and a musical genre that originated in Argentina and moved to Uruguay and to the rest of the world later on. In the USA, it is commonly confused with Ballroom Tango, though this is a later derivation. An intimate dance that is guaranteed to get you sizzling.....

Ballroom & Latin American
One of the more popular and well known styles of dance around thanks to Strictly Come Dancing. These two different styles are commonly brought together and, with 8 completely different dances, you will never get bored. Ballroom dancing consists of Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot and Quickstep, and Latin American of Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba and Jive/Rock 'n' Roll. Our classes have a mixture of ages, are full of enjoyment and are ideal for those attending birthdays, weddings, cruises, or our social dances.

Burlesque
Traditionally, burlesque is a type of variety show that is both provocative and comedic. It features a female chorus and solo dances, plus bawdy, slapstick skits and songs. And yes, it may feature striptease acts, but not necessarily.

Charleston
A social jazz dance highly popular in the 1920s and frequently revived. Characterized by its toes-in, heels-out twisting steps, it was performed as a solo, with a partner, or in a group.

Dancercise
Dancercise is a combination of exercise and dancing to lose those excess pounds or just for fun.

Heelz
A fusion of the strong attitude from Hip Hop, with the sexiness of belly dancing or burlesque, Heelz is a really fun dance class. It will give you the moves to be a major hottie on the dance floor while also giving you the killer bod to match. No surprise that it’s a huge confidence builder!

Latin Line
All of the great Latin dances (Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Jive, Salsa, Mambo, Merengue, Paso Doble, Rock 'n' Roll) in one class, and no partner required. This is a modern-day take of the old-style country 'n' western line, but with great modern Latin music and lots of fun thrown in.

Rock 'n' Roll / Jive
Learn to Jive, love it forever! When Elvis Presley came on at that last wedding reception party you went to, the guests probably took to the dance floor with the Jive. However, there are many different styles of Jive that have adjusted to the various music phases throughout the decades - the 1920's Lindy Hop, 1930's Jitterbug and Boogie Woogie, 1940's Swing, 1950's and 1960's Rock 'n' Roll. A great fun style of dance that will have you hooked.

Salsa
Fiery, romantic, sexy and fun, Salsa is the dance of the moment. Sensual, explosive and flirtatious, It evokes an irrepressible and irresistible urge to dance. The hot rhythms make this energetic and exciting dance one of the world's most addictive. Embracing Salsa is to discover a whole new world of music and zest for life. For beginners, Salsa is one of the more accessible forms of partner dance. You can also learn Merengue & Mambo as part of this fantastic course.

Sequence
Modern Sequence Dancing is an English activity based on the standard Ballroom and Latin dances, including Waltz, Quickstep, Foxtrot, Rumba etc. However, everyone dances the same 16 bar routine together. The dance steps are all standardised, but because the same routine is being done by everyone they become quite easy and enjoyable. There are also some classical (or old time) dances but these are not very popular nowadays. A very popular form of dancing due to the fact that, no matter where you go in the country, different dance clubs, socials and cruises play the same dances and you do not need a regular partner. Philip Hurst has rekindled Sequence dancing in the north west and brought the social dance back to life.

Street Dance
Street dance is one of the fastest growing dance styles in the UK. It involves hip hop and funk dance styles, including breakdance, popping and locking. Students will learn the commercial street style dancing to well known current chart music like a lot of the dancers on music videos and MTV.

Tap – Adult
Tap is a great way to improve rhythm and get fit in a social environment. Exercises and routines are set to a wide array from big band, jazz and swing to the latest chart sounds. Classes will teach you all the basis steps and build them into more complex combinations. All abilities are welcome as the class can be tailored to suit everyone’s individual needs.

Zumba
Let's face it, working out can be healthy, rewarding and beneficial. Working out can be lots of things, but it's never been known to be an exhilarating experience..... until now! The Zumba® program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind fitness program that will blow you away. Our goal is simple: we want you to want to work out, to love working out, to get hooked. Zumba® fanatics achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in one exciting hour of calorie-burning, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements meant to engage and captivate for life.

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