Beginner Lesson Schedule Fall 2013:
8-11:00 pm Rockne 205
A technique-driven Latin lesson taught by professional instructor Mariusz Skonieczny.
8-9:30 pm Rockne 205
A social lesson with a new dance taught every week by professional instructor Barb Coon.
8-10:15 pm Rolf's Activity Room 1
An in-depth beginner lesson taught by professional instructor Kathy Nate.
Open Practice 2 pm-4 pm Rolf's Activity Room 1
Open Practice 12 pm-2 pm Rockne 109
The cost is $5 per Wednesday lesson, or $60 for a semester membership that gets you in to all lessons!
What to Wear
For our beginner lessons we recommend you wear clothing that you can move easily in. This means that jeans might not be the best idea.
Girls - Wear yoga pants, skirt, dress, or anything else you have that doesn't restrict movement. Wear something underneath your skirt if it will fly up when you spin. Ballroom, ballet, or jazz shoes are perfered, but socks will work too. Avoid tennis shoes or anything that is not securely fastened to your feet (i.e. flip flops). Talk to the officers if you are interested in purchasing a pair of shoes and we can help direct you.
Guys - Avoid any other clothing that restricts your movement. Athletic pants are your best bet, but jeans or slacks will also work if they are not too tight. Athletic shorts will also work. Khaki shorts are generally a bad idea, because they tend to be bulky and obscure leg movements, making it harder for you to see if you're doing a move correctly. Dance shoes (ballroom, jazz, or ballet) are ideal, but a pair of dress shoes with a non-rubber sole will also work very well. Otherwise, socks will work better than rubber-soled shoes, because the rubber will grip the floor and prevent you from gliding across it or pivoting. If you are interested in buying dance shoes, talk to the officers and we can help you pick out a pair online.