*** West Coast Swing Dance For Beginners ***
If you have ever wanted to try West Coast Swing, now is your chance with these fun classes designed for people with little or no experience with West Coast Swing, or dancing in general.
You will learn the basic steps and patterns of West Coast Swing in a fun and friendly class environment.
– No previous dance experience needed
– No partner needed
– Taught by Shelley Saxena – one of Toronto’s top rated West Coast Swing instructors
– Comfortable dance studio in central location
– Easy access by TTC
– Fun and friendly class environment
– Social dance included after class for practice and fun!
– Wide variety of great music ranging from Blues to Top 40
– Two different beginner classes to choose from to suit your level
Beginner (Level 1 Beginner) – for people brand new to West Coast Swing with little or no dance experience.
Basics Plus (Level 2 Beginner) – for people already comfortable with the basic 6-count and 8-count patterns (ie. left-side pass, right-side pass, sugar push, basic whip and basket whip).
DANCE STYLE: West Coast Swing
WHEN: 6 Class Series – Starts Sunday March 1, 2020
Beginner: 4pm to 5pm
Basics Plus: 5pm to 6pm
Social Dance: 7pm to 9pm
WHERE: Rhythm & Motion Dance Studio, 3352 Dundas Street West, Toronto (corner of Runnymede and Dundas)
For more information or to pre-register, click the “More Info” tab at the top of this listing, or visit https://shelleydance.com
*** FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ***
Q. Do I need any previous dance experience?
Absolutely not! The Level 1 Beginner class is perfect for you. You can learn West Coast Swing in three easy steps, even if you have never danced before and have two left feet.
Q. Do I need to come with a partner?
No, you do NOT need a partner for the class. If you have someone you would like to learn with, that is fantastic. But you do not need a partner to take the class. The class is structured so you rotate with different partners throughout the class. It’s a great way to meet new people and you also get to dance with a variety of leads and follows.
Q. What type of shoes should I wear?
If you already have dance shoes, then bring those. If you don’t have dance shoes, then something with a leather or suede sole is best. If not, then just wear your most comfortable pair of shoes.
Q. What type of clothes should I wear to class?
Wear whatever you will feel most comfortable in. West Coast Swing is a very casual dance so wear your favorite jeans and t-shirt if you want.
Q. Who is the instructor?
Your instructor is Shelley Saxena. Shelley has been dancing, studying and competing in West Coast Swing for 18 years. With an extensive background in Jazz, Ballet and Modern dance, Shelley now specializes in West Coast Swing. You can contact Shelley at https://shelleydance.com
Q. Where can I practice what I’ve learned?
There is a social dance after the classes from 7pm to 9pm. The dance is FREE for people in the beginner classes.
Q. I still have a question about the class or West Coast Swing. Can you help?
Of course! If you have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Shelley by clicking the “More Info” tab at the top of this listing, or visiting her website ShelleyDance.com. She will be very happy to help you any way she can.
Q. I’m excited to get started! What’s my next step?
Simply click the “More Info” tab at the top of this listing to let Shelley know you’d like to register, or contact her at her website ShelleyDance.com (class size is limited so it’s important to make sure you reserve your spot).
Event Type: Dance Class
Organiser: Shelley Saxena
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