Ceilidh Dancing for Beginners

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On holiday in Scotland for Christmas or Hogmany?

Like to learn the basic well known dances such as the Virginia Reel, the Waves of Tory, the Gay Gordons and the Canadian Barn Dance?

We will teach you these dances done at every Scottish dinner dance or wedding & at British Barn Dances in the UK.

Once you learn these easy dances you will be able to have fun and join in anywhere in the world where a Scottish Ceilidh is happening.

The Learn Ceilidh course lasts for 6 weeks (5 weeks of learning & a final party night.).

Help and advice for complete beginners.

The Learn Ceilidh programme is for complete beginners in Scottish Dancing - no complicated steps or costumes. Just good fun and a few hundred calories lost from the hips & tummy.

A pair of flat shoes / thin soled trainers is all you need to get started.

Why do it?

Health benefits.

Ceilidh dancing is suitable for people who are currently unfit as you can move as fast or as slow as you want, even sit out if you wish.

Advice for people with disabilities

You control your participation in the dance so if you have asthma, diabetes, or other condition you will be made welcome. Improving all round fitness often helps the management of specific conditions.

As with all forms of exercise though, if you have a medical condition or disability you should consult your GP before starting.

Let's do it!

Classes are held in community halls or dance studios.

See our Scottish Ceilidhs and Events calendar for what's on.

What can I do next?

If you wish to progress to a bigger range of dances which include steps and formations there is the 10 week Introduction to Scottish Country Dancing.
This is also suitable for people who have some Scottish dance experience and want to improve their understanding and performance.

Further Information.

By telephone:
Linda: 07837 868 681
By email:
Linda: Linda@learnceilidh.com
Colin: Colin@learnceilidh.com
By browser (web):
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Please email Linda at Linda@LearnCeilidh.com for more information

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