A new ballroom dancing groups start in autumn and the group practices during autumn and spring term. Attendance does not require previous dancing background or own partner.
During adults ballroom beginners course six dances are taught. Standard dances: slow walz, tango and quickstep and latin dances: samba, cha-cha and jive. After beginners group the dancers move on to advanced group to learn more choreographies and dancing technics.
The first groups are Child- Adult groups for small children participating with own adult. Following group is DanceStar group where rhythm and basic steps are thought. From there the children move on to ballroom dancing beginners group where new choreographies and steps are learned.
New children's groups!
This autumn in 2018 start new Child - Adult groups 1 and 2 for the smallest children in the family. Child -Adult group 1 is targeted to 1-2 year old and group 2 to 3-4 year old children. Child participates to these classes with an adult that can be parent, grand parent or some relative. The idea is to enjoy music, play and dance together and the most of all have fun! Dancing is joyful to whole family. Katri Vikman is the new instructor for kids groups with professional background.
Solo latin -groups
Latin rhythms and fun without partner
Bailatino Senior is an easy dance class, where is no age limit or requirement for skills. The classes include dances such as samba, merenque, son, cha-cha, reggeaton, rumba, jive and bachata. The instructor is Anna- Liisa Mäkelä, who has long experience in ballroom dancing and teaching. The schedule and group descriptions can be found from intermediate pages.
Latin Day with -
The most famous finnish ballroom dancers visit to instruct latin theme days. During the day different theme dance classes can be taken and each class includes one dance choreograph. Usually the days are held in Sundays. The coming days can be seen in news section.
It takes two to tango"
To all Argentine tango friends our club offers once a month theme day of tango. Kari and Karoliina Kiiski come to instruct the classes from Kotka. Threre will be different level classes for beginners and more advanced dancers. Previous dancing background is not required, just open mind and happy attitude. In case you have questions please contact Terhi Virkki-Hatakka.