Ballroom Dancing for Beginners


  • Start Date: Wednesday 18 September
  • Date & Time: Wednesday 8.00pm – 9.00pm
  • Venue: Small Gymnasium, Impington Sports Centre, New Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9LX
  • Tutor: Claire Russell
  • Course Level: Beginner
  • Weeks: 10
  • Terms: 1
  • Fee per term: £85
  • Additional Course Costs: none

Course Description

This course is suitable for absolute beginners and those who wish to refresh their 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.

Throughout this course, you will learn ballroom and Latin American dances including Waltz; Foxtrot; Quickstep; Tango; Cha Cha; Samba; Rumba, and Jive.

  • A dance partner is required for this course.

Aims and Objectives

  • 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

Progression – what next? 

Sign up for the ballroom dancing – non beginners course.

Materials / Equipment required for First Class

  • Please bring shoes with a back to support the heel – no trainers as these are too grippy
  • Bottle of water and comfortable clothes

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