Argentine Tango Day with Guest Teacher

On Saturday 14th October we have guest teachers, Anthony and Sniedze Bazin, coming down to Learn To Dance to provide us with a day of Argentine Tango.

There will be a variety of workshops throughout the afternoon and then a social dance Milonga in the evening.

The format of the day will be as follows:

2pm-3.30pm Advanced/Technical workshop designed for Teachers/Advanced dancers £15pp

4pm-5pm Basic Argentine Tango
5pm-6pm Improver
6pm-7pm Intermediate

£7.50pp per session with £2.50 discount per session if staying for more than one

7.30pm-8pm ‘Mock Milonga‘ giving introduction to how a Milonga works and the etiquette involved
8pm-10pm Milonga – Argentine Tango Social

£7pp

You can book the workshops and social via our online booking system or by clicking the links above.

We look forward to seeing you there, and welcoming Anthony and Sniedze to the Cherry Orchard.Anthony & Sniedze Bazin Argentine Tango Pose

Social Tea Dance Sunday 24th May 2015

Social Dancers

Learn To Dance
Sunday Social Tea Dance

WHEN: SUNDAY 24th MAY 2015

WHERE: ETON WICK VILLAGE HALL

TIME: 1.30PM-3.30PM

PRICE: £5pp
(BOOK ONLINE)

Our LearnToDance Sunday Social Tea Dances take place at Eton Wick Village Hall, Eton Wick Road, Eton Wick, SL4 6LT. They’re a great opportunity to come along and practice the steps you’ve been learning, as well as meet other dancers and make friends.

The afternoon features a variety of Ballroom and Latin American dances and includes tea, coffee and cake.

cake selection

Beginner Argentine Tango Workshop Sunday 18th January

Lessons are funWHEN: SUNDAY 18th JANUARY 2015

WHERE: ETON WICK VILLAGE HALL

TIME: 1.30PM-3.30PM

PRICE: £20pp or £30 per couple
(BOOK ONLINE)

Our LearnToDance monthly beginner workshop classes take place at Eton Wick Village Hall, Eton Wick Road, Eton Wick, SL4 6LT.

Designed for beginners our monthly beginner workshops are a great way to learn the basics of a dance in a concentrated 2 hour workshop.

We look at a different dance each month. This month’s dance is the Argentine Tango.

Originating in Buenos Aires this father of the Ballroom Tango has a much freer and organic structure. In Argentina at the end of the 19th century the men practised with each other to become better dancers as the ratio of immigrant male workers to women was so high that only the best dancers could ‘get the girl’.

As with all LearnToDance classes and workshops a partner is not required.

Brand New Classes in Maidenhead

Learn To Dance 2013 SquareLearnToDance are starting new classes in Maidenhead this week.  We have a brand new FitSteps Dance Fitness class at 7pm and Adult Beginner Ballroom and Latin American Classes at 8pm.  Our Thursday night classes will take place at Desborough College, Shoppenhangers Road, Maidenhead, SL6 2QB (map).

FitSteps® takes the very best of Ballroom and Latin, mixes it with the latest, proven ways to get fit FAST and deliver the most exciting, fun, fabulous fitness experience you’ve ever had.

FitSteps ClassLearnToDance Adult Ballroom and Latin American Beginner Classes are designed for complete beginners, with only a few basic steps covered per dance and you can attend either with a partner or on your own.

We cover the basics of 12 popular dances in rotation, incorporating Waltz, Rumba, Foxtrot, Samba, Tango, Jive, Quickstep, Cha Cha, Viennese Waltz, Salsa, Argentine Tango & Merengue.

Dancers enjoying themselvesOur classes are a fun and friendly way to LearnToDance and you can either pay £7.50 per week, or buy in bulk for discounts.

To book online please visit out online booking portal, we look forward to seeing you at classes soon.


About LearnToDance

LearnToDance is a Ballroom and Latin American Dance School run by husband and wife team Antony & Emma-Louise Holeksa and has been running since 2006.  Classes for all levels and ages, and personal tuition, take place throughout the week, as well as dance breaks and private events.

Monthly Afternoon Tea Dance

cropped-LTD-Logo-Long-1024px-72dpi.jpgWe are reintroducing our Wednesday afternoon Tea Dance, but this time as a monthly event.

Our monthly afternoon tea dances are a chance to come along and practice your dancing in a fun and friendly environment.

Fun Group ClassThe afternoon will feature Ballroom and Latin American with a selection of classic Sequence dances in the middle.

There is no tuition at these sessions.

The tea dance is £5 per person.

No partner is required but we cannot guarantee there will be an even split, however we hope that everyone will get plenty of opportunities to dance.

The tea dances will take place on the last Wednesday of the month, commencing from Wednesday 26th February, at the Eton Wick Village Hall, Eton Wick Road, Eton Wick, SL4 6LT.

Please contact us if you have any questions.

LearnToDance also provide weekly classes specifically for the Over 50s in three different locations, please see our timetable or contact us for more information.

Learn To Dance Newsletter – 8th April 2013

Learn To Dance bannerThe beginning of our summer term is here, and here’s what you’ll find in our latest newsletter:

  • Classes recommence from today
  • No Evening Class Wed 10th April
  • Argentine Tango Workshop & Social 12th April
  • Samba Master Class 14th April
  • Over 50s Tenpin Bowling 18th April
  • Beginner Rumba Workshop 21st April
  • Exam Session 28th April
  • Vincent & Flavia ‘Midnight Tango’ 1st May
  • Torquay Dance Break 6th May-10th May
  • May Days with no Dancing
  • Learn Sequence Dancing workshop 26th May
  • Bournemouth Dance Break 11th October
  • Private Lessons available over the next fortnight

You can see the online version of our newsletter at www.want-to-dance.co.uk/newsletter/20130408.

Remember you can sign up to our email newsletter list at www.want-to-dance.co.uk/news

Learn To Dance Newsletter 4th January 2013

cropped-cropped-Banner1000px.pngOur latest newsletter has just gone out. In case you aren’t on our email mailing list, or missed it, you can find a summary and the link below.

In this issue

  • Classes recommence this week
  • Card payment charges reduced if paying in person
  • Monday Zumba Gold
  • New Zumba class
  • No evening class Wednesday 9th Jan
  • Jive workshop and first social of 2013
  • Waltz Master Class
  • Beginner Argentine Tango Workshop
  • New ‘Learn Sequence Dancing’ workshop
  • Final deadline for Great Yarmouth trip
  • Strictly Keep Dancing Feb 9th
  • Forget Me Not Ball Feb 16th
  • Anton & Erin 15th March
  • Easter Break
  • April Exams
  • Vincent & Flavia ‘Midnight Tango’ 1st May
  • Private Lessons available.

You can see our latest newsletter at http://want-to-dance.co.uk/newsletter/20130104 or check you inbox!

To sign up for our newsletter please visit http://want-to-dance.co.uk/news and fill in the online form.

Strictly Come Dancing 2012 – Week 11

BBC Strictly 2012 Line-up
Five couples remaining, and now they have to perform two dances each. This should really test their dance abilities and we could see quite a few mistakes tonight I fear. Continue reading

Strictly Come Dancing 2012 – Week 9

BBC Strictly 2012 Line-up
So we’re down to 7 contestants and Michael has a Samba…that’s got bottom two written all over it!

We actually managed to watch the show on Saturday night for once, though we didn’t start until ridiculously late so thought we’d leave the update til Monday morning as usual.

3 weeks to go until the final, and it’s starting to get harder to say “they should definitely go this week” so we’ll just have to wait for their performances to be sure!
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Strictly Come Dancing 2012 – Week 8

BBC Strictly 2012 Line-up
Sorry for the delay in the blog this week but our hosting company appeared to have a major meltdown of their servers where our database is stored, the website still worked but the blog was unavailable even to draft a post.

Anyway on to Saturday night’s show.

Is it just me or should they really have waited until there were only 6 left before doing a friends skit?!
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