Ballroom and Latin Dancesport

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About us

As the Ballroom and Latin Dancesport Society we offer 10 different styles of dance which is taught to us by a Professional Coach. These styles of dance are the same as the ones seen on BBC’s Strictly!

Over the academic year, as a group we will be competing all over the country whilst representing our University. Tail suits, sparkly dresses and a day filled with so much fun!

Learn new skills whilst becoming a family of friends with the people around you, amazing friendships form from the love of dance. The year is also packed with socials and events to celebrate all the achievements!

Membership

Become a member of one of the friendliest communities on campus!

Professional coaching will be held once a week, whilst an additional day will be led by Committee. Membership gives each person the opportunity to represent Royal Holloway at competitions, including Blackpool and Varsity. In addition, the memberships will also allow each member of the society to receive discounts at events, such as Strictly come Holloway, the History Ball and free social lessons once a week.

Lesson Levels:

  • Beginner
  • Novice
  • Pre-Intermediate/Advanced

There is no previous experience required to join at any of these levels. It is advised that you join the level you feel is most appropriate for you.

Standard Membership = students

Associate Membership = people not a student at the university

Events and Activities

Lesson Structure:

Monday:

  • Beginners -       18:00 - 19:20
  • Novice -            19:20 - 20:40
  • Intermediate -   20:40 - 22:00

Tuesday (Term 1 will be committee ran) :

  • Intermediate -   18:00 - 19:00
  • Novice -            19:00 - 20:00
  • Beginners -       20:00 - 21:00
  • Social Class -   21:00 - 22:00

Ballroom and Latin lessons consist of all the steps and techniques you need to know. Our professional coach has around 30 years of Ballroom and Latin experience as he has competed and taught around the World!

Strictly come Holloway will be our biggest society event of the year, which will include Professionals (Society members), and Celebrities (Other members of the University). It is a spectacular evening of entertainment, whilst money is being raised for Charity. Furthermore, there are 2 Award Nights in the academic year solely dedicated to the achievements of the members of our society. One will be held at Christmas and the other in Term 2.

Contact Us

We look forward to welcoming all the new members to our society. If you have any questions, we have members of committee ready to answer them!

No elections are currently running

Join

  • Ballroom & Latin Dancesport - Standard Membership£20.00
  • Ballroom and Latin Dancesport - Associate membership£35.00

Products

  • Lesson Top-Up Beginner (Term 1)£50.00
  • Lesson Top-Up Novice (Term 1)£60.00
  • Lesson Top-Up Inter (Term 1)£70.00
President
Catherine Davis
Secretary
Zoe Higgins
Social Secretary
Victoria Burden
Team Captain
Charlie Cuozzo
Treasurer
Charlie Bradshaw
Vice President
Barbara Kovacs
Vice Team Captain and Welfare Secretary
Abi Waters