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Ballroom Basics - Workshop - Cha-Cha Challenge

Course code: ZCRV003P

Subject area: Learning for Wellbeing

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

Course time:

19:00 - 20:30

Days of week:


Course date:

18th Oct 2024 - 18th Oct 2024

Course location:

Southern Community Centre

Contact details


01235 555 585

Welcome to "Cha-Cha Challenge," where beginners are transformed into confident dancers through the vibrant rhythms of the Cha-Cha. Under expert guidance, participants master fundamental steps, techniques, and styling. From syncopated footwork to playful hip action, emphasis is on rhythm, timing, and musicality. Explore cultural origins and expressive aspects, connecting deeply with your partner. Whether preparing for an event or seeking Latin flair, join us for a journey of passion and energy on the dance floor.
- Introduction to Cha-Cha: Dive into the vibrant world of Latin ballroom dance.

- Fundamental Steps: Master basic Cha-Cha steps, including the cha-cha-cha, side step, and Cuban motion.

- Rhythm and Timing: Develop a strong sense of rhythm and timing to dance with precision and flair.

- Hip Action and Arm Styling: Learn to incorporate playful hip action and sharp arm movements for added expression.

- Partner Connection: Enhance communication and connection with your dance partner, mastering lead and follow dynamics.

- Musicality: Understand the nuances of Cha-Cha music, dancing in sync with the infectious beat.

- Technique Drills: Engage in targeted drills to refine footwork, hip action, and overall technique.

- Styling Tips: Discover techniques to add flair and personality to your Cha-Cha, enhancing your performance on the dance floor.

- Cultural Insights: Explore the cultural origins and influences of the Cha-Cha, gaining a deeper appreciation for this lively dance style.

- Practice Sessions: Reinforce skills and build confidence in a supportive environment, preparing for captivating performances.

Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.

You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course content to the highest quality.

What next?
There are a series of Ballroom Basics workshops exploring Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Cha-Cha and Rhumba.
Entry criteria
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

Courses can fill fast, so please enrol early to avoid disappointment. Decisions on whether a course is to run are made two weeks prior to the start date - an email will be sent to you should there be changes to your course or if it is cancelled. Please check your inbox leading up to your course, including the junk folders. For anyone without an email account, our Admissions team will phone you instead.

For the first week of the course you will need to bring a valid form of identification; this includes passport, driving licence, debit/credit card, Birth Certificate or National Insurance card.

Please note - you should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2024 prior to starting the course.

Fee information
Courses offered by the college are fully or partly funded by the Government and the published fee takes account of this funding.

Before starting a course, the College is required to check you meet conditions relating to that funding, e.g. age, residency status within the UK/EEA, prior qualification level and employment status. In some circumstances (such as with online enrolments), these checks can only be completed after you have enrolled and paid.

If you are unable to pay in full for this course at the time of enrolment, and the course tuition fee is £300 or more, an instalment plan is available. If this is your preference, please do not enrol online but rather call the Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to enrol.

Once enrolled, Admissions will take the first instalment payment from you and pass on your details to the Finance team who will email you to set-up your payment plan. Please return a fully completed instalment plan to Finance as failure to do so could result in being withdrawn from your course.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated, we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to discuss these options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £14.40

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £14.40

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £7.20

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £7.20

Qualifications received
As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. However, you will be asked to complete activities that demonstrate how you are progressing on your course.
Learning & method assessment
The course will include a mixture of demonstration, observation and practical exercises. The tutor will be available to guide and support you throughout.

As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. To track your progress and achievement you will be required to complete a short document.