Thursdays, January 7, 14, 21, and 28
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
$15.00 – includes the Class and warm-up before the Class
$25.00 – for both classes taught by Paolo & Liene Di Lorenzo on the same Thursday night.
On every Thursday evening in January, Paolo and Liene Di Lorenzo will teach a one-hour class on preparing for dance competitions, including both Ballroom and Latin Rounds. The class is open to amateur couples or singles.
Paolo and Liene are one of the Top Competitive Couples in the World! They hold many top Titles, including the 2013 United States National Professional Classic Show Dance Champions and 2014 World Professional Ballroom Showdance Championship Finalists!
The Competition (Ballroom and Latin Rounds) class runs from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Participating couples may warm up on the floor before the class.
In the Competition class, Liene and Paolo teach pointers on how to improve your dancing and how to compete — including pointers and strategy on how to enter and leave the dance floor, take proper bows, negotiate floorcraft, and behave during a dance competition.
The class includes a simulated dance competition – including both Ballroom and Latin rounds. The student couples dance “semi-final” and “final” competition rounds in the International Standard dances, alternating with rounds in the International Latin dances during the class.
Each student couple (or single) dances their own choreography during the simulated competition rounds.
Students can choose to participate in only the International Standard rounds, only the Latin rounds, or both. Each International Standard round includes all five of the International Standard dances – Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot and Quickstep. The Latin Rounds include the five International Latin Dances – Cha Cha, Samba, Rumba, Paso Doble, and Jive.
This simulation of a competition is great practice — especially if you are considering or planning to enter a dance competition!
Following this one-hour Competition class, every Thursday night in January, Paolo & Liene will teach a one-our class on International Quickstep, which runs from 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM, followed by a one-hour Supervised Practice Session (9:00 PM – 10:00 PM) included with the class. Each month Paolo and Liene cover a different one of the five International Standard dances — Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Slow Foxtrot, and Quickstep — in this International Standard class for intermediate to advanced students. For more information about this type of dancing, see the Goldcoast Ballroom Resources > Learn About Dance page.
The cost of the International Quickstep Class is $15.00 per person.
Each of the two Classes taught by Liene & Paolo on Thursday nights is $15.00 per person.
Or, students may attend both of these Classes taught by Liene & Paolo on the same night for only $25.00!