Lessons    



"The classes were so much fun! Clear instruction from amazing teachers, combined with a relaxed and fun atmosphere.
(DM April 2013)

"That was a GREAT waltz lesson last evening... count me in from
now on taking ANY other lessons you and Ret are giving ANYWHERE.
I like your style of teaching. It is organized, consistent, and you both pay attention to detail... your passion for dance shines through" (DK May 2011)

Sept & Oct '16 schedule

Waltz ~ Swing

Wednesdays: Waltz at 7:15 pm, Swing at 8:30 pm

Instruction by Peggy Leiby & Ret Turner


About our lessons

  • Singles or Couples Welcome - registration will be reasonably lead/follow balanced
  • Class size is limited to maximize individual attention
  • Our teaching method: in addition to teaching steps and moves, we focus extensively on partnering dynamics - and fun!
  • Questions? contact Peggy or Ret at 215-643-4397 or email

Waltz - Basics (3 lessons)
Wednesdays: Sept 14, 21, 28, from 7:15 to 8:15 pm

Learn the traditional rotary (turning) waltz.... for beginners as well as dancers who want to improve their technique. We'll include popular flourishes.

Waltz - Beyond the Basics (3 lessons)
Wednesdays: Oct 5, 12, 26 from 7:15 to 8:15 pm (note: no class on the 19th)

Expand your repertoire of moves and develop your partnering skills. This course includes zig-zags and grapevines, plus promenade flourisches.

Fee:

  • $48 for 6 lessons (prepaid)
  • $30 for 3 lessons (prepaid)
  • over 6 @ $8/lesson
  • try single lesson(s) @ $12
  • Note: more dates t.b.a. through Dec '16

Registration:

Please complete this on-line registration form and bring payment to 1st class. (You may also call 215-643-4397, or email us with your registration information, or send in this paper registration form.)

 


(scroll down as needed to complete the waltz registration form)

 



~ Swing Lessons ~
Allens Lane Art Center
Allens Lane & McCallum Street, Phila., PA 19119

directions (includes walking directions from Allens Lane Septa station)

Swing Dance: Basics (3 lessons)
Wednesdays: Sept 14, 21, 28,
from 8:30 to 9:30 pm

Get hoppin' and boppin', jumpin' and jivin'... and generally in the Swing. This course will cover the basics of East Coast Swing, then we'll get into easy-to-learn and cool swing moves that you'll find yourself enjoying on the dance floor.

Swing Dance: Beyond the Basics (3 lessons)
Wednesdays: Oct 5, 12, 26 from 8:30 to 9:30 pm (note: no class on the 19th)

Swing it to the next level! The emphasis is on moves and style - partnering technique - and musicality (interpreting the music).

Fee:

  • $48 for 6 lessons (prepaid)
  • $30 for 3 lessons (prepaid)
  • over 6 @ $8/lesson
  • try single lesson(s) @ $12
  • Note: more dates t.b.a. through Dec '16

Registration:

Please complete this on-line registration form and bring payment to 1st class. (You may also call 215-643-4397, or email us with your registration information, or send in this paper registration form.)

 


(scroll down if necessary to complete the swing registration form)