Halloween Party, Sat 28 Oct from 8:00 p.m., C3 Centre
  • Wide range of music: 80's through to current chart hits.
  • Lively atmosphere: anywhere between 60 and 80 people.
  • Age range: mostly 18 - 60.
  • Parking for over 50 cars at the school and over 100 opposite at Warehouse Stationery. As always, do not leave valuable items in your car.

General Information

  • Come on your own or with a friend - no need to book.
  • $14 for the whole evening (EFTPOS available).
  • $11 for full time students, Community Service card & SuperGold card holders.
  • A named water bottle can be handy.
  • What is Modern Jive?

Beginners

Beginners Class

The Beginner class is where it all starts. We start with our basic hand hold and connection followed by learning a few moves. Start any week as there's no course or term.

7.25Easy warmup
7.30 Beginner Class
8.15Social dancing and practice
8.30Beginners review with the Taxi dancers.

Video Class moves this week (Mon, 23 Oct):

Beginner Review

The Beginners Review is included in the evening, it's 30 minutes long and is a great opportunity to ask questions and get one to one assistance.

Intermediates

Intermediate Class

We want everyone to have fun and be safe at our dance classes. To help with this we have a Dance WoF (Warrant of Fitness) that we ask everyone to pass before joining an intermediate class.

8.30Intermediate Class
9.00Intermediate review to 9.15. Get one to one help, learn extra style and advanced tips directly from the teacher.
  • We teach 2-3 moves, one of which may be repeated from the previous week.
  • We'll include extra technique points to help with safety and style.
  • There are 20 base moves and technique points that are often included each class.

Intermediate Review

The Intermediate Review happens immediately after the class and is taken by the class teacher. It's approximately 15 minutes long and is a great opportunity to ask questions and get one to one assistance.

Everyone

Social Dancing

9:00Freestyle begins
10pm Finish - thank you for coming.

Freestyle is the time to have some fun and put it all into practice. We turn the lights down and the volume up for party time!

  • Ask someone to dance!
  • Smile when it goes right, laugh if it goes wrong!

Later

Join us at McDonalds, Merivale after class for a wind down chat and processed food/drink.

Papanui High School

  • 30 Langdons Road, Papanui, Christchurch
  • The school is behind Northlands shopping centre opposite Warehouse Stationery. Turn into the school from Langdons Road, the hall is on the right hand side.
  • There are over 50 parking spaces in the school car park and over 100 spaces opposite the school.
  • As you approach the hall, the entrance is on the left.

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