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Impington Village College

Dance and Music Courses

 BALLROOM DANCING FOR BEGINNERS

Wednesday 2 May for 8 weeks

8.00pm – 9.00pm

£40 / £32 concession

Brief Description:

This course is suitable for learners with basic ballroom dancing skills.  If you enjoy dancing to music, want to get fitter and would like to feel more comfortable and confident moving around a dance floor, then this course is for you.

Learn ballroom and Latin American dances including Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Tango, Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Jive.

Dance partner required.

Course Aims:

  • Introduce basic ballroom and Latin American dance steps
  • Learn about the origins of each dance and the music, counting in beats according to the time signature of the dance.
  • Improve fitness
  • Gain confidence

Extra Costs:

None

What you need to bring to the first session:

Comfortable clothes

Shoes with a back in to support the heel (trainers are too grippy)

Bottle of water

Location:

Impington Village College

Class Dates:

2, 9, 16, 23 May (No class on 30 May due to Half Term break.)

6, 13, 20, 27 June

 BALLROOM DANCING FOR IMPROVERS

Wednesday 2 May for 8 weeks

7.00pm – 8.00pm

£40 / £32 concession

Brief Description:

This course is suitable for learners who have developed the necessary steps and knowledge to progress to an improver level

If you enjoy dancing to music, want to get fitter and would like to feel more comfortable and confident moving around a dance floor, then this course is for you.

Ballroom and Latin American dances - Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Tango, Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Jive.

Dance partner required.

Course Aims:

  • Gain further confidence in Ballroom and Latin American dancing
  • Build upon existing knowledge of dance routines and introduce new steps
  • Learn about the origins of each dance and the music, counting in beats according to the time signature of the dance.
  • Improve fitness

Extra Costs:

None

What you need to bring to the first session:

Comfortable clothes

Shoes with a back in to support the heel (trainers are too grippy)

Bottle of water

Location:

Impington Village College

Class Dates:

2, 9, 16, 23 May (No class on 30 May due to Half Term break.)

6, 13, 20, 27 June

 UKULELE FOR ALL

Monday 14 May for 8 weeks

6.30pm – 7.30pm

£40

Brief Description:

In a relaxed, fun and encouraging environment, you’ll learn the basic techniques of ukulele playing as well as some well-known songs to practise with.

This course is suitable for absolute beginners and those wishing to further develop their skills.  Please contact the Office if you would like to be put in contact with the Tutor.

Learners would benefit from practicing / playing up to 2hrs per week – but not necessarily in one session or block.

Course Aims:

  • Develop an understanding of the structure(s) of western music - the diatonic system and it’s relevant chords
  • Introduce plucking and picking techniques to enhance both group and solo playing
  • Be able to play a selection of songs / tunes on the ukulele

Extra Costs:

None

What you need to bring to the first session:

You will need to bring your own ukulele.  It must be in good playing order.

Location:

Impington Village College

Class Dates:

14, 21 May ((No class on 7 May due to Bank Holiday & 28 May - Half Term break.)

4, 11, 18, 25 June

2, 9 July