After nearly 2 years away from dancing, I’d hoped that 2020 would be my year of returning to dance classes. Unfortunately the Covid-19 pandemic got in the way of that plan, so I was expecting to have to wait until normal was back again. I Continue reading Dancing at home with online dance classes
I’ve decided 2020 is going to be my year of the theatre. Not quite once a month, but so far my ticket bookings for the year are looking healthy, if a bit clustered across the same months. I need to get them spread out a Continue reading A Chorus Line at Warwick Arts Centre
Many modern jive dancers just want to be able to get on the dance floor and aren’t bothered about progressing their dancing further. They’re happy to plod on, happy to just dance with their friends. Or they might think they can’t progress because they don’t Continue reading How to improve your dance style without trying too hard
Not many beginners come along to modern jive classes and announce themselves a dancer after a few lessons. But why not? Maybe as soon as we start learning we should call ourselves dancers in hope and with optimism that it will come true and we Continue reading When do you become a dancer?
Quite by accident I spotted an ad for the Ballet Central summer show at Chipping Norton theatre. Each year the graduating students from Central Ballet School do a summer tour around the UK as part of the Ballet Central touring company, so I decided it Continue reading Ballet Central Summer tour 2019
If you’re in the UK, you might have come across a Channel 4 tv show presented by Ashley Banjo (of Diversity fame), called Flirty Dancing. Usually it’s the type of show I’d read the excerpt for, sigh and ignore. But I can’t resist a dancing Continue reading Flirty Dancing on tv – the dancing connection
Yes, Christmas is a long time away (well a few months), but the time will whizz by in a blur of work dos, freestyles and various other fun activities you have to coordinate in your seasonal dance calendar. With some Christmas and new year events Continue reading How to make your Christmas season dance calendar happen