Make 2016 the year your life changes
Below are this year's Lindy Hop / Easy Jive lessons and Charleston classes in Gloucestershire, Monmouthshire and Gwent, South Wales. Also this year's dances at Usk.
Merv's tea dance is on Sunday 8 May at Dingestow Village Hall (near Monmouth) NP25 4BE 3pm-6pm. There will be jiving, tea and cake - what's not to like?!
The Jiveoholics are at Abergavenny Labour Club NP7 5TN Friday 13 May tickets £10, 7.30pm. For more info about both these dances ask Merv 01594 834579
*** Next dance at Usk 21 May (see below) ***
EASY JIVE LESSONS
Caerleon Town Hall, Church Street, Caerleon, Newport, NP18 1AW
Mondays 7.45pm (NOT bank holidays)
Lydney Community Centre, Naas Lane, Lydney, GL15 5AT
The Dance Centre (Dance Blast)
All above classes are jive lessons (Lindy Hop, Rock'n'Roll) for absolute beginners,
followed by practice, tea and biscuits. All venues now have an intermediate class afterwards. £5 for all or part of the evening.
CHARLESTON EXERCISE CLASSES
Larruperz Centre, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7QD
Monmouth Priory, St. Mary's Church, Monmouth NP25 3NX
not a partner dance, just a fun way to keep fit using Charleston moves, it can be tailored for every level of fitness
Open to everyone on a drop-in basis £4 a lesson
To check out Lindy Hop, Jive and Swing dance go to our YouTube clip on the Acknowledgements page and view this amazing dance and its history through ours and other clips on the Internet.
A photo album is on the Workshops page
WEDDING DANCES / PROMS / PARTIES / SCHOOL PROJECTS
LEARN ENOUGH MOVES TO MAKE YOUR SPECIAL DAY EVEN MORE SPECIAL.
OR, ANY COMBINATION OF SHORT LESSON (JIVE OR CHARLESTON), BIG APPLE (LIKE A BIG OKEE KOKEE), AND DEMONSTRATION DANCE.
Previous customers include: filming for BBC and ITV: Class of '58, String of Pearls, Dancing in the Dark (clips from these are on the Acknowledgements page), Tredegar House theme day (National Trust), Hen Parties, Birthday parties, Monmouth Girl School Proms Party, Bream Junior School dance lesson,
One to one tuition (tailored to your needs) and a DVD of your lessons.
Phone Lyn for a chat 01594 833765
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