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Ballroom Dancers

Group Lessons at Brigsteer, for Kendal and surrounding areas,
from Beginner to Intermediate

We have a qualified teacher and a teaching assistant attending most classes. These are partner dances so ideally partners are required but if solo, you re most welcome to attend.

Latin Dancers

Each month we teach two dances during each beginners session followed by supervised practice.


Please note each dance for beginners is an 8 week course as listed below.

New starters are welcome to join during the first week each month when we start two new dances.

If you cannot come to your usual venue, you are welcome to attend our other venue. We have dancers attending both venues every week.

Every THURSDAY at:  Brigsteer Village Hall, Underbarrow Road, Brigsteer, LA8 8AL


Beginners 1 Ballroom/Latin          6.30 pm - 7.20 pm
Social dance and practice            7.20 pm - 7.30 pm

Beginners 2 Ballroom/Latin          7.30 pm - 8.20 pm

Social dance and practice            8.20 pm - 8.30 pm

Improvers/Intermediate                 8.30 pm - 9.45 pm  (with social practice)


New starters accepted on the 1st Thursday of each month when we start two new dances.


Beginners Level 1  (Absolute beginners)


Mar     Basic Quickstep   Easy  Rumba

Apr      Basic Tango         Easy Samba

May     Social Waltz         Easy Cha Cha Cha

Jun      Social Foxtrot       Easy Jive   

Jul       Basic Quickstep    Easy Rumba

Aug     Closed - Annual Holiday

Sep     Basic Tango         Easy Samba

Oct      Social Waltz         Easy Cha Cha Cha

Nov     Social Foxtrot       Easy Jive

Dec     Basic Quickstep   Easy Rumba

After completing the above for one month, you may attend both beginners level 1 & 2.

(thus continuing with the dances you have started PLUS two new dances).


Beginners 2 Ballroom/Latin          7.30pm For those who know basic figures or Beginners 1 course.

Beginners Level 2  (Further beginners tuition towards Improvers)

Mar       Slow Foxtrot      Jive

Apr       Quickstep           Rumba

May      Tango                 Samba

Jun       Waltz                  Cha Cha Cha

Jul        Slow Foxtrot       Jive

Aug      Closed - Annual Holiday

Sep      Quickstep           Rumba

Oct       Tango                 Samba

Nov       Waltz                 Cha Cha Cha

Dec       Slow Foxtrot      Jive


Improvers/Intermediate      8.30 pm - 9.30 pm

For those who have knowledge of basic figures. This class will ensure you can dance figures with improved technique to cover a medium or large ballroom floor with suitable more advanced choreography. On the third Thursday every month this class will be sequence dance tuition.

Social & Practice                 9.30 pm - 9.45 pm

Ballroom Dancers
Learning Rumba

Beginners often ask what to wear - wear casual comfortable clothes. Shoes, if not ballroom or Latin, should not have rubber or plastic soles, leather is better. Ladies heels should not be more than 2.5 inches high.


Please bring your own refreshments.


Telephone or email if you have any questions, your inquiry is very welcome.

Classes in more detail


Two dances each month. This class is for absolute  beginners teaching basic ballroom Latin dances in an easy and social style with basic technique. New entrants may join on the first Tuesday of the month.


Two dances each month. This class is for beginners who have knowledge of the basic steps in the Ballroom and Latin dances with basic technique. The class will be of Bronze Medal and Beginner Competition Standard.


These classes will focus mainly on technique with additional figures and is suitable for those who have completed the Beginners Level 2 course or have dance experience knowing basic figures and technique.

Learn to dance via this link.

It's  STRICTLY  FUN  at Brigsteer!

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