Beginners Course: 19:00 - 20:00
Our Beginners Course here at The Dance Lab is a 4 week course run every Monday night from 7pm - 8pm where we focus on one Ballroom dance and one Latin dance a month, learning some of the basics in a very social environment. Our Beginners course is made specially for people who have got very little to zero experience in dancing so if you have done now dancing prior to this course, you have nothing to worry about! As everyone else in the course is in the same position as well, it creates a lovely social atmosphere full of fun and laughter.
Price: £50 per person
Here are the dances we will be covering each month in the course (Dance combinations will change starting August):
|January 8th - 29th||Tango & Jive|
|February 5th - 26th||Foxtrot & Samba|
|March 5th - 26th||Quickstep & Rumba|
|April 9th - 30th||Waltz & Cha Cha|
|May 7th - 28th||Tango & Jive|
|June 4th - 25th||Foxtrot & Samba|
|August 6th - 27th||Quickstep & Cha cha|
|September 3rd - 24th||Waltz & Jive|
|October 1st - 22nd||Tango & Samba|
|November 5th - 26th||Foxtrot & Rumba|
Novice Course: 20:00 - 21:00
Our Novice Course (Like the Beginners Course) is a 4 week course aimed at those who have already completed the two dances in the previous months Beginners Course who would like to add more choreography onto what they have already learnt and start to look at some of the technical aspects of the dances as well. This is also a great course for those who have completed 1 or 2 years worth of dancing before who want to refresh the memory and go back to basics without the class being too elementary. Once again, this course has a lovely social atmosphere to it and is a great stepping stone to learning how to dance with grace and style or a nice way to add to your dance repertoire.
Price: £50 per person
The dances we will be covering in this course will be as follows (Dance combinations change starting August):
|January 8th - 29th||Waltz & Cha Cha|
|February 5th - 26th||Tango & Jive|
|March 5th - 26th||Foxtrot & Samba|
|April 9th - 30th||Quickstep & Rumba|
|May 7th - 28th||Waltz & Cha Cha|
|June 4th - 25th||Tango & Jive|
|August 6th - 27th||Foxtrot & Rumba|
|September 3rd - 24th||Quickstep & Cha cha|
|October 1st - 29th||Waltz & Jive|
|November 5th - 26th||Tango and Samba|
Intermediate Course: 21:00 - 22:00
This course is aimed at students who have a strong understanding of syllabus steps or for those who feel that they are ready to push themselves to learn new more advanced choreography. If you are student who attends our Technique classes on a Thursday night, this course is perfect for. You will be given more focussed attention to detail in technique and also performance and movement as well. You will be treated as a competitor and be expected to learn both Syllabus (Up to gold level) and open choreography as well. This course is a great way to push you to go onto the next level of your dancing or also drilling int that vital information in that you might have missed or forgotten in your practice.
Price: £55 per person
The dances covered in this course will be as follows:
|January 8th - 29th||Quickstep|
|February 5th - 26th||Cha cha|
|March 5th - 26th||Foxtrot|
|April 9th - 30th||Rumba|
|May 7th - 28th||Tango|
|June 4th - 25th||Samba|
|August 6th - 27th||Viennese Waltz|
|September 3rd - 24th||Jive|
|October 1st - 22nd||Waltz|
|November 5th - 26th||Paso Doble|
Competitor’s Guided Ballroom Practice: 20:30 - 22:00
This is a practice session for Ballroom competitors only and for those who are in partnerships and want to be treated as if they were a competitors. This practice session covers all 5 Ballroom dances within the hour and a half and is treated like a normal practice session with the added bonus of having the expertise of Stefano and Natasha Soldati there to assist you with any questions or problems you might be having in your dancing. This session is £8 per person and does not need be booked in advanced. The guidance is optional, but you will be expected to pay the normal price.
Price: £8 per person
Technical Classes: 19:00 - 21:00 (Ballroom 19:00 - 20:00 / Latin 20:00 - 21:00)
This class is recommended for people who consider themselves as being at an intermediate level and has a good understanding on most of the dancing syllabus. This is also a great class to do if you are finding the novice level too easy and you would like to be pushed to higher level of dancing as well but we would expect some private lessons had been done. Natasha and Stefano Soldati are the Ballroom teachers for the Ballroom Section and then we move onto Brian Dibnah for the Latin Section. The Classes are £15 for or £20 to do both and its a drop in fee so there are no commitments and no need to book in advanced either.
Price £15 for one class OR £20 for both classes
Ballroom and Latin Technique BOTH
Ballroom Technique ONLY
Latin Technique ONLY
We have a fabulous Salsa evening every Friday night from 7:30pm till late for for all levels from Beginners to Advanced. Entry is only £8 at the door, starting with a class and then social salsa dancing for the rest of the evening.
The Dance Lab Monthly Social:
(Class: 19:00 - 20:30 / Social 20:30 - 23:30)
As is mentioned above, we run a social evening here at The Dance Lab every third Saturday of the month beginning with a class for 1 1/2 hours and then social dancing for the next 3 hours.
Price: For BOTH Class and Social £20 per person
For Class or Social ONLY £12
BOTH Class and Social Evening
Class 19:00 - 20:30
The class is split into 2 sections, Beginners and intermediate level students and then we do 45 minutes on the selected Ballroom Dance and then 45 minutes on the selected Latin Dance (Listed Below).
|February 17th||Foxtrot & Samba|
|March 24th||Quickstep & Rumba|
|April 21st||Waltz & Cha Cha|
|June 23rd||Foxtrot & Samba|
|July 21st||Summer Ball|
|September 15th||Quickstep & Cha cha|
|October 27th||Tango & Samba|
|December 15th||Christmas Ball|
Social Evening 20:30 - 23:30
The Social Dancing here is for all levels whether you have only just started or have been dancing for years! Its a great way to meet new people and step out of your comfort zone and dance with someone completely new
Social Evening ONLY
Competitors Practice: 17:30 - 20:30 (Ballroom 17:30 - 19:00 / Latin 19:00 - 20:30)
The competitors practice is a practice session very much like the Guided Practice that we run on a Tuesday but without the guidance. This session is £10 per person for both or £6 per person for one style or the other.
BOTH Ballroom and Latin Practice
Ballroom Practice ONLY
Latin Practice ONLY
|'Contrast and Opposition'||21/01/2018||10:00 - 12:00||Brian||Latin||Novice - Intermediate|
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