Just a reminder that the Dancing Group meets on the second Thursday of each month at Premier Dance, 31 New Bond Street, Leicester from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. New members are most welcome. The dances are mainly ballroom (definitely not the ‘Strictly come Dancing’ variety, so no splits or back-flips required) and sequence dances and we have a very patient teacher, who doesn’t mind if your feet don’t do exactly what she had planned.
Whether you are an experienced dancer or a beginner, are male or female, and are alone or partnered, why not give it a try? We are a friendly group who laugh with each other, not at each other’s mistakes.
The cost is £3.00 which includes tea and biscuits and a raffle.
If you want more details, please contact Sylvia or John Cole on 0116 2352873
Diary dates for Dancing Group for 2012
Thursday 13th September
Thursday 11th October
Thursday 8th November
A group of dancers assembled at ‘Premier Dancing’ on New Bond Street on Thursday, April 14th. They ranged from more experienced dancers to complete beginners, and some were a little apprehensive about what they were letting themselves in for! They need not have worried.
In an attractive ball-room, with an excellent dance floor, they were soon all learning, (or re-learning) the steps to a Square Tango. It was good to see the delight (and amazement) on some of the dancers’ faces as they realised that they and their partner were actually moving in the right direction around the floor.
At intervals, those who had more confidence had an opportunity to try a waltz or a quick-step – all under the watchful eye of dance teacher, Ros Crewe. Ros’s easy, patient and helpful manner was re-assuring and, soon, the atmosphere was relaxed and friendly.
Sometimes, it was enjoyable just to sit back and watch the other dancers. A progressive Barn Dance caused some laughs as participants tried to remember which way they should be moving and who their previous partner was! Dancers then went on to master the Rumba One, a fascinating dance in which the men were instructed to ’wiggle their hips’.
Ladies who had come without partners danced with a female friend or with Ros or one of the men (whose wives were happy to have a rest whilst their husband stood on someone else’s toes!!)
The two hours ended all too soon and Ros said that she was delighted with “such a friendly group who all got up and danced, and supported each other so well”. The next dances are in the diary; there a few places left for ladies or men. Why not come along and try it for yourself?
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