Beginners

Beginners Scottish Dancing Classes 

8 week course commencing Tuesday 13 October

7.30pm – 8.30pm

Wellington High School

$110 for the full course

Scottish Dancing is suitable for all levels of fitness, and is a great way of meeting and socialising with new people. Scottish country dancing is a common pastime for thousands of dancers in many countries, whether you’re in Japan, Germany, the US or Scotland itself.

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to:
• Name and perform to beginner level the five major steps of Scottish Country Dancing
• Name and perform ten simple formations
• Participate in five simple Scottish Country dances, in strathspey (slow) and reel/jig (fast) tempo
• Clap rhythm to reel, jig and strathspey tempo
• Have the confidence and skills to join a club to progress your social dancing

You can learn more & register for this course in the link below

https://www.cecwellington.ac.nz/w/courses/683-scottish-country-dancing

Beginners Classes at Clubs

Beginners classes are the perfect place to try out Scottish country dancing. Learn the basic steps and formations of SCD in a small class with other newcomers. These classes only run in February/March each year (if you can’t wait that long you can jump in anytime by coming along to our weekly club nights).

Capital City Club

Dates: Four Thursday nights starting from 6th February
Time: 7.30pm
Cost: $5 / night or $18 for four weeks
Venue: Newtown School Hall, Mein Street, Newtown
Queries: Contact John on 566 4697 or Margaret 383 5917

Johnsonville Club

Dates: Mondays 3, 10, 17 and 24 February, 2020
Time: 7.30pm
Cost: $5 / night or $15 for all four
Venue: Johnsonville Bowling Club, 34 Frankmoore Ave (opposite Phillip Street), Johnsonville
Queries: Contact Robert 021 163 9649  or email johnsonvillescd@gmail.com, or Rod/Kristin 478 4948, rod.downey@gmail.com

Linden Club

Dates: Mondays 3, 10, 17 and 24 February
Time: 7.30pm
Cost: $25
Venue: Baptist Church Hall, 229 Main Rd, Tawa
Queries: Contact Ann on 021 814 513 or Philippa  021 43 4163 or email linden@dancescottish.org.nz

Waikanae Club

Dates: Friday 14th, 21st and 28th February
Time: 7.00pm
Cost: $5 / night or $15 for the full course which is then deductible from your club fee if you join.
Venue: Waikanae Beach Community Hall, 22a Rauparaha Street, Waikanae Beach
Queries: Contact Eileen on 04 296 1370  or email waikanae@dancescottish.org.nz