Swinging 60s - Dance

Ref: C3746256

Get ready to dance around and have fun. The lessons will include a warm up, stretches and learning dance moves and steps 60s style. The routines will be varied and you will have the opportunity to suggest your favourite music for us to use in class. The instructor will explain each move and dance through the routines with you. Expect lots of fun and dance along at your own pace.

Course aim

Return to the swinging sixties! A fun course for anyone who enjoys 60's music and dancing. Learn simple fun and funky dance routines to our favourite tracks. For all abilities and Adults with Disabilities are very welcome.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • No experience needed.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Dance more confidently.
  • Master some new footwork and dance moves.
  • Understand the rhythm of the music.
  • Enjoy dancing, just for fun.
  • Be a little fitter, stronger and more flexible.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • Class will be delivered online via zoom.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • Lots of encouragement and help as you go.

What else do I need to know?

  • What you need: You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam so that you can use our video learning platform, Zoom. If you’d like to understand more Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec
  • Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Sensible footwear or bare feet. Make sure you have enough space to dance. Ask your support worker to supervise you if needed.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • None. Just be ready to smile and have fun.

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • More online dance classes will be available.

Download full course information sheet

Swinging 60s - Dance


As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2020
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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