Jerome's World of Music & Dance
Swing Dance Classes
Have you ever watched Strictly and envied the couples spinning around the floor so effortlessly? If you love the thought of dancing with a partner, but have never tried it out, why not join my Beginner’s Jive and Swing course?
You will learn to dance using basic steps, which when used in sequence will give you the ability to dance with a partner to music, from the 1940’s and 1950’s, or with the feel of that era.
The course runs for one hour each week over a period of four weeks, and is aimed at people who have had no or very little dance experience. You will learn new steps and dance moves each week, and build up your skills, so that by the end of the course, you will have the confidence to dance socially with more than one partner.
Courses and Workshops in Margate, Kent
Jive and Swing Course for Beginners – Olby’s Soul Café Margate
Course Dates: Wednesday 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23th May
Time 6.30pm – 7.30pm
This four week course, will teach you the basic swing moves to partner dance to music from, or with a 40’s and 50’s feel*.
Advance booking £24.00 per person
(please ensure you have read my booking policy at the bottom of this page before making a payment).
Swing Out, Lindy Turn and Lindy Circle for Beginners
Do you have some 6 count partner dancing experience, but would like to learn more? Then this is the class for you!
Workshop Dates: Wednesday 9th and 23th May
Time: 7.30pm – 8.30pm
Advance booking £5.00 per workshop, (£6.00 on the door).
These hour long workshops will consolidate the 6 count moves you already know, and introduce some basic 8 count such as the Lindy Turn and Lindy Circle steps to add to your repertoire**.
You will need to have either attended my Beginners classes, or have previous 6 count experience to successfully complete this workshop.
Workshop Dates: Wednesday 2nd & 16th May
Time: 7.30pm – 8.30pm
Advance booking: £5.00 per workshop (£6.00 on the door)
This introductory level Charleston class will introduce you to many of the classic steps from the 1920’s and 30’s, such as Grannies Knees Caps, Call me a Cab, or the Flamingo. This workshop will concentrate on individual (non-partner) moves, so you don’t need a partner to attend just bring yourself and your dancing shoes*!
Introduction to Charleston Two Hour Workshop
Workshop date: Wednesday 30th May
Time: 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Advance Booking: £10.00 (£13.00 on the door)
This two hour workshop will be split into two sections. The first hour will introduce you to the basic solo Charleston steps, such as Grannies Knee Caps, Call me a Cab, and the Flamingo. In the second hour, you will be dancing with a partner and learning different dance steps, such as The Kick Through, and Side by Side Charleston**.
Please note this will be an intensive two hour dance workshop, so be prepared to get sweaty!