Monthly Archives: January 2014

40s 50s Dance at the Ambleside Social Club Southend

Mr Dickie Bows will be playing at this Charity event all the proceeds will be in aid of Cancer Research.  The Ambleside Social Club has a great dance floor and a lovely atmosphere.  You will be entertained by the sounds of the 40s and 50s you will be able to jive and stroll all night long.  Everybody is welcome dancers and non-dancers alike.  

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Dance improve your well-being – Why Dancing is good for you

Now Christmas is over it is a great time to think about getting yourself into shape.  Dancing has so many great benefits such as:- Improve your self-esteem and raise your self confidence Improve your heart & lungs Increase your body strength Help tone your muscles Can help you to lose weight Increase bone strength Help you with coordination balance and mobility Keeping active will improve so many things in your life and…..

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Learn to Jive – Southend

1940’s Swing Jive – A local Class for the local community – run by a local business – please support local business in your area Our new beginners class will be starting on 15 January at St Edmunds Community Hall St Edmunds Close (off Pantile Ave) Southend Essex SS2 4AS   19:45 – 21:45 We will start with a warm up and a gentle stroll before you start to learn…..

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Review of 2013 – Serving our Local Community

2013 saw the gradual increase in numbers attending our classes as we develop ourselves, the classes are fun  friendly and welcoming.  Learners who come to us are always welcomed by the existing learners  and are helped along their dancing paths  by our tuition and class support.  The classes are always varied incorporating learning how to jive with the added bonus of other short retro dances such as strolling and the…..

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Great New Year’s Eve at the Stomp

Great night of dancing at the Stratford Stomp (Stratford St Mary) – Two great DJ’s – great dancing, with friendly people.  Many of Dickie’s dancers going up for a big night out.  Thanks to Esther for putting on the dance.  

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