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Slow Waltz Level 2 for An Uptick in your Dancing Skills

Maybe you've done the so-called "Basic 18" in the Slow Waltz.  Or maybe you have yet to do so.

The Basic 18 is the informal name that some dance teachers came up with to call the 4 figures in the International style of dancing that every beginner must know to survive on the dance floor. 

In this 4-week course, starting Jan. 5, you will cover this again...fairly quickly and then move on to other figures to add some splash to the "18".

For those who have no idea about the Slow Waltz, this is an elegant smoothies-type dance -- very romantic-- that is danced to the musical sentence of "1,2,3" beats in a bar of music. 

(By the way, you don't normally hear this type of music on the radio.  Slow Waltzes are played in the "Ballroom dance places" in Toronto, along with other Ballroom dance music, of course.  To give you the opportunity to use these skills, we go the West-Way Club in Etobicoke once a month--the next time will be Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.)

To move along faster around the ballroom dance floor, you will learn at least 3 new figures on top of the "18" and a new better, more elegant way of turning around the 4 corners of the room.

 PLACE:

  Trinity St Paul United Church

  427 Bloor St. West

  Toronto, ON

  (5 min. walk from Spadina subway station - head west along Bloor St.)

DATE:/TIME

 

  Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. (first class postponed from Jan 5 due to stormy weather)

 Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014; 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

  Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014; 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

 Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014; 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


FEE:

$28 per person for 4 classes


TO JOIN THE CLASSES: 

RSVP for this event and pay your fee when you show up for the first class.

MEETUP ARRANGEMENTS: Meet John in the Gym in the church. Enter the church from the west side entrance, not the east side where services are held.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    The slow waltz was refreshing to dance again....what do you know? I still remember the steps!!!

    January 19, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Very enjoyable and good refresher and then advanced moves. John is very enthusiastic and encourages to dance. The forward to classes.
    (please post location for next week on the meetup page)

    January 12, 2014

    • John

      Thanks, Moi. Location for Jan. 19 ONLY has been posted on the message board today (Jan. 14, 2014). A similar message about the location change for Jan. 19, 2014, was in fact posted on Jan. 3, 2014.

      1 · January 13, 2014

    • John

      Message Board on this website can be found by: 1. Clicking on "Discussions";­ 2. Then clicking on "Message Board"; then see both messages with ALL THE DETAILS dated (a) Jan. 3, 2014 (2 messages); (b) Jan. 13, 2014.

      1 · January 13, 2014

  • Marie

    Excellent! Thank you John, you make the dancing fun!

    January 12, 2014

  • Sam

    not sure if I can attend in all sections .

    January 9, 2014

  • John

    Dancing is to Movement
    as
    Quiet Contemplation is to Thought...

    1 · January 8, 2014

  • angelo m.

    Hi John ,I have really enjoyed taking the dance classes with you.
    I am looking forward to the Slow Waltz and Cha cha classes.
    I'd like to leave the goup my favorite quote. " Life isn't about waiting for the storms to pass. it is learning to dance in the rain."
    Blessings to everyone.

    1 · January 6, 2014

    • John

      I think Jean Kelly got that... :)

      January 6, 2014

  • Eden

    so glad I checked this before I left

    January 5, 2014

  • Maria

    Hi, I would love to dance with this group. I don't have a partner but hope that you can allow me to join, would be very nice to be included. Thank you

    January 5, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I love Martha Graham 's quote that "Dance is the hidden language of the soul"...it is true. On Jan 2013, i wasn 't apt to dancing. Truly my soul was locked away. But, thank you Two Right Feet for helping me open up the floodgates to my heart. Creativity in me is overflowing !!! ...and now...I love to dance!!!

    December 30, 2013

    • John

      An illustration of good to great.

      January 2, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    To Two Right Feet Ballroom: Here's wishing you all a very wonderful & blessed New Year 2014! May this year bring you much heart's desires which eye has not seen, and ear has not heard... May you experience such an awakening in your spirits and let happiness abound!

    BE YOUR MOST FABULOUS!!!

    1 · December 30, 2013

    • John

      Thank you for the great wishes, Marie.

      January 2, 2014

  • Marie

    To all our group members and staff as well as our instructor John, my very best wishes for an awesome New Year 2014!!

    January 2, 2014

    • John

      Thanks, Marie. for this.

      January 2, 2014

  • John

    Hi All,

    Happy New Year to all the TRF dancers. May all your dreams come true in 2014!

    Best Wishes, John

    January 2, 2014

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