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Useful Information, fascinating facts and random stuff about learning to dance

This is your one stop blog for everything you need to know about learning to dance, from what shoes to wear to what to expect on your first lesson. This section is full of “need to know” and handy hint blogs that every new student should read.

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    Follow our lead – Get dancing, get fit, get happy

    Turn the radio up! Chilling with your favourite jazz. Listening to old favourites that take you back to your teenage years… The power of music to lift your mood is amazing, but we have a sneaking suspicion that the feel-good factor goes through the roof when you are dancing to music you love. We are huge...

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  • Social Dancing tips
    Follow our lead

    At last, an exercise that doesn’t need any equipment, can be done anywhere, anytime and is way more fun than running up hills, star jumps or being yelled at in a boot camp. Dancing is the clever way to get fit and retain your sense of humour. And that’s not just our opinion, at Social Dance Company...

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  • Social Dancing tips
    Dancing face to face versus online

    In this new age of social distancing and self-isolation, partner dancing and social dancing is off the menu for most people.  But let’s face it, we all love to bust a few moves, so there has been a massive shift to online “learn to dance” ranging from the fun and easy to the technical and challenging.  ...

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  • Beginners
    The Social Dance Company guide to Social Dancing

    So, you want to learn to dance, or maybe learning to dance is your way to get fit or spend more time together as a couple. Where do you start?  What type of dancing do you want to learn?  Well, here’s our quick guide to learning to dance socially and a quick explanation of what’s what and...

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  • News
    Studio Closed – Temporarily

    We’ve made the difficult decision to temporarily close the studio doors until the corona virus improves… this doesn’t mean we are disappearing! We will be back hopefully soon to continue dancing happiness into people’s lives. Being in isolation away from close family and friends is difficult and keeping our health in check is super important...

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  • Miscellaneous
    Dancing your way through self isolation

    Whether you are an experienced social dancer or have never danced before, at Social Dance Company we are firm believers that dancing is a great way to stay sane and fit during the long days and nights ahead.  Why dance?  Why not!!  It doesn’t require any fancy equipment, you can give it a go whether you are...

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