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Ballroom Basics - Workshop - Foxtrot Foundations

Course code: ZCRV001P

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:

4th Oct 2024 - 4th Oct 2024

Course location:

Southern Community Centre

Contact details


01235 555 585

"Foxtrot Foundations" introduces beginners to the elegance of the Foxtrot. Learn essential steps and techniques under expert guidance. Master forward, backward steps, and smooth gliding motion. Emphasis on posture, frame, and footwork for grace. Explore partnering techniques for seamless movements. Develop musicality to infuse emotion into your dance. Perfect for special occasions or simply for the love of dance. Join us for a journey of elegance and sophistication on the dance floor.
- Introduction to the Foxtrot: Delve into the history and charm of this classic ballroom dance.

- Basic Steps: Learn foundational moves including forward and backward steps, side steps, and the basic rhythm of the Foxtrot.

- Posture and Frame: Master proper posture and frame techniques essential for elegant and graceful dancing.

- Footwork Techniques: Explore the intricacies of footwork, focusing on precision and fluidity in movement.

- Timing and Musicality: Develop an understanding of musical interpretation and timing to dance harmoniously with the music.

- Partner Connection: Enhance communication and connection with your dance partner, learning to lead or follow effectively.

- Styling and Expression: Discover techniques to add flair and expression to your dancing, infusing emotion and personality into your movements.

- Floorcraft and Etiquette: Learn to navigate the dance floor with courtesy and confidence, respecting the space of other dancers.

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, however you will be required to measure your progress by completing an online RARPA form which represents the Recognition and Recording of your Progress and Achievement, this is done at the beginning and at the end of the course.