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Bath Dance Weekend

11th & 12th May 2019


Saturday 5th May 2018

Hosted at the Assembly Rooms, BA1 2QH

The Saturday workshops will run to the following timetable :

11:00 Doors Open

Ballroom & Latin in the Main Ballroom

Instructed by professional dancers and teachers, Joanna Whitehead ISTD IDTA and James Whitehead ISTD IDTA
11:30 - 12:10 Ballroom : Waltz - a stylish hold
12:20 - 13:00 Ballroom : Quickstep - making it flow
14:00 - 14:40 Latin : Rumba - beautiful basics
14:50 - 15:30 Latin : Cha Cha Cha - making it reactive

Alexandra & Guillermo

Argentine tango in the Tea Room

Instructed by our friends and colleagues, professional Argentine Tango couple, Alexandra Wood & Guillermo Torrens.
11:30 - 12:10 Tango foundation: Basic steps executed with style & musicality, including ochos & paradas. Suitable for beginners also.
12:20 - 13:00 Tango ritmico: dancing double time. Musicality & using the rhythm to inspire the steps, cortardos & balanceos.
14:00 - 14:40 Giros & sacadas with paradas, a classic turn where leader takes beautiful steps inbetween the ladies steps with follower embellishments.
14:50 - 15:30 Volcadas: off-axis, sharing balance, & playing with the free leg.

Note that there is a small cafe at the venue for service in the breaks between workshops, and for light lunches.



Sunday 6th May 2018

Hosted at the Assembly Rooms, BA1 2QH

***PLEASE NOTE AMENDED SUNDAY TIMES***

The Sunday workshops will run to the following timetable:

10:00 Doors Open

Ballroom & Latin in the Main Ballroom

Instructed by professional dancers and teachers, Joanna Whitehead ISTD IDTA and James Whitehead ISTD IDTA
10:10 - 10:55 Simple sparkler in Waltz
11:00 - 11:45 J-J-Jive
14:00 - 14:45 Secrets of Slow Foxtrot

Argentine tango in the Octagon Room

Instructed by our friends and colleagues, professional Argentine Tango couple, Alexandra Wood & Guillermo Torrens.
10:10 - 10:55 Barridas & wraps, sliding & dragging our partners foot with fluid leg wraps.
11:00 - 11:45 Milonga: steps for traspie & Lisa, single time & on the fabulous Milonga rhythm.
14:15 - 15:00 Ganchos and Voleos: hooking & playing with the free leg to make it fly.

Note that there is a small cafe at the venue for service but only for the afternoon dance. The cafe will be closed until then.