What? When? Why? How?
Q: Do I need a partner to join a class?
A: You don't need a partner to join any of our courses. During the classes we change partners frequently so everyone will get the chance to practice with each other.
Q: I would like to learn how to dance but I have two left feet. What shall I do?
A: At Freedom 2 Dance you learn what it takes to swap one of your left feet for the right one! Whether you'd like to join one of our beginner courses or whether you'd prefer to learn dancing on a one to one private lesson, Freedom 2 Dance has the solution for you.
Q: I'd like to join a course but I can't make one of the classes. What should I do?
A: During weeks 1,2,4 and 5 we will teach a new Rhythm. If you can't make any of these weeks, you will still have the chance to catch up weeks 3 and 6 and where we will make revisit the dances learned.
Q: What should I wear?
A: You can wear anything that it's comfortable and doesn't restrict your movements. Shoes are also important. We don't recommend rubber sole trainers as these tend to stick to the floor which could hurt your knees.
Q: I danced many years ago and I'm not sure which class should I enrol?
A: If you have danced before and you're not sure what level you are in please contact us or book a private lesson and we will be able to advise you on the best way to get you back in dancing.
Q: Which dances do you teach?
A: We teach Ballroom, Latin-American and Club Dances. Ballroom dances are: Slow Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Quickstep, Viennese Waltz and Slow and Quick Rhythm. Latin dances are: Cha-Cha-Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble and Jive. Club Dances are Salsa and Argentine Tango.
Q: What are Medal tests/competitions?
A: Medal test are practical dance tests where the student is partnered by a teacher and is evaluated by a qualified examiner. There are different Dance Professional bodies in the UK. Freedom 2 Dance follows the ISTD Syllabus. The Medal Grades for Adults are: Social Dance Test, Pre-Bronze, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Gold Star and Dance Awards. For Kids there are also Under 6 and Under 8 social dance tests. Once you've completed your first exam you can participate with our school in Medal competitions with students from other schools at your level!