What Level Am I?
Learning to dance can be fun, rewarding and challenging! Choosing the right level class and starting at the beginning of a series makes for a more pleasurable experience. If you're not sure what level you are, just ask...
If you want to give yourself or your partner an extra boost, consider a private lesson. Or, try a Beginning Couples Workshop, held monthly on Saturdays.
Over 3 weeks, you will learn the most popular 5 (or so) social patterns and try out a couple of Level 2 steps.
For people who are new to dancing.
Most people, especially leaders, find it helpful to repeat Level 1 at least once.
If you're new to dancing, be sure to start at the beginnig of the series.
Over 3 weeks, you will review the most popular 5 (or so) patterns with more technique, plus 3-6 Level 2 steps.
For dancers who already know their basic 5 steps or who are quick learners.
These classes are faster-paced than Level 1 classes.
Over 3 weeks, you will review the basics with good technique and add 5-8 Level 2 steps. Level 2 steps require more co-ordination and better technique to lead/follow than Level 1 steps.
For dancers who are comfortable with the basics and are interested in expanding their repertoire and improving technique.
'Technique' and 'Intro to Silver-Level' Classes:
Learn the basics of more difficult dances. Most dancers need 1-2 years of general dance experience to be comfortable in these classes.
For dancers who know their basics and are comfortable learning new patterns that require balance, body isolation and musicality. Most dancers need 2+ years of formal instruction to reach this level.