Dance lessons coming

If you’ve been thinking about dance lessons, but are nervous or intimidated — don’t be!

YOU NEVER KNOW — you might have a dancer inside you even if you're still in your teens.

YOU NEVER KNOW — you might have a dancer inside you even if you're still in your teens.

If you’ve been thinking about dance lessons, but are nervous or intimidated — don’t be!

ValDance offers lessons to students of all levels. Owner, Val Halme is an award-winning specialist who has taught thousands of people to dance in her 34-year ballroom career.

You can step into the exciting world of ballroom dancing with Val and her assistant Jay Kirsch at their free lesson for “first-timers” on  Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Native Sons Hall.

Come on your own or with a partner. Aside from all the health benefits and social benefits of dancing, you will be delighted to discover that there is a dancer inside of you!

The popular Friday night workshops at ValDance this year are dubbed Ballroom Blitzes and are designed to encourage non-dancers and beginning students.

Learn a simple routine, “flash mob” style to a different dance each week. Newcomers can feel at ease and gain confidence.

The first Beginner Ballroom Blitz is fox trot happens Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. Intermediate and advanced “Ballroom Blitzes” are mini-sessions of three and four weeks held on Thursday nights.

Workshops are a great way to sample a particular dance or if you can’t attend weekly classes. Guests are always welcome to the Friday night dances from 8 to 10 p.m.

Fall classes in all levels of Latin, ballroom and swing begin Sept. 12 at the Native Sons Hall. There are openings in the youth performance class and a new class for teens aged 16 to 19.   ValDance is dedicated to making you the best dancer you can be.

Find information, schedules and registration online at www.valdance.com. E-mail valdance@shaw.ca or call Val at 250-338-9279.

 

— ValDance

 

 

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