Listings: Dancing

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May 1 - May 7 2014


ZEINA FESTIVAL: Fundraiser for Croft House Settlement & Chance To Dance. SATURDAY 10th MAY. DAY OF DANCE. 11:00am - 4:30pm. Croft House Settlement, Garden Street, S1 4BJ

Local dance teachers & businesses give up their time for free to create a family day out with dance taster sessions, performances, stalls, café. Under 16s for FREE.

Sylvaine School of Dance: Classes for all age groups 2yrs to adult in Ballet, Tap, Theatrecraft, Modern Jazz and Street. Valley Road, Meersbrook, Sheffield 8. All welcome. Phone Miss Perry on 0114 2555480 or 01433 630576.

Beginner Adult Disco Dancing Classes. Wednesday mornings. Sheffield S7. £5. Full details at Email:

Harthill Modern Jive and Latin Dance Club: weekly series of easy Modern Jive class and a basic Latin Style class, together with social freestyle dancing to uplifting tracks of music, come solo, as a couple or with a group of friends, all welcome including beginners, Harthill Village Hall. Wednesdays, 7.45pm-10.15pm (phone or text Carol or Derrek 07742 670977 or e-mail

Strictly Dance Season: eight-week course with All MoVe introduces participants to six different dance styles - Salsa, Modern Jive, Cha Cha Cha, Bachata, Waltz and Foxtrot, Dore and Totley United Reformed Church, Wednesdays, 8pm until 9.30pm (£50 per person,,Christine on 07889797827. Bookings are limited and will be on a first come, first served basis).

Balboa Swing Dance Classes: fun, stylish partner dancing from the Forties covering the basics every week, no partner required. Scout and Guide HQ, Trippet Lane, Thursdays, Beginners 8pm, Intermediates 9pm, plus social dancing (£6/£5 one class, £7/£6 two 2668101,

Beginners Adult Tap:all welcome, Dance Unlimited Studios, Unit 4c, Nursery Works, Little London Road, Wednesday evenings, 7pm ( email,, 07570 790 382).

DanceFit: get fit the fun way, Dance Unlimited Studios,, Little London Road, Thursdays, 7.45-8.30pm (contact as above)).

Ballet Basics: starting from scratch for all the adults out there who always wanted to try it. No leotards required, ballet strengthens your core, elongates muscles and improves flexibility and co-ordination, Dance Unlimited Studios,, Wednesdays, 7.45pm (contact as above)).

DanceFitt: get fit the fun way using different styles of dance to really get the heart pumping and your feet moving, Dance Unlimited Studios (contact as above)).

Beginners Adult Tap: all welcome at new class, Constance Grant Dance Centre, Psalter Lane, commencing Mondays, 7.30pm – 8.15 pm (info and booking, email or 2662124).

Adult Jazz Class: come and dance in the West End style, Constance Grant Dance Centre, Psalter Lane, Thursdays, 6.45pm – 7.30pm. (info and booking, email or 2662124).

Scottish Country Dancing: friendly and informal classes run by the Caledonian Society of Sheffield. Beginners very welcome, no partner needed, Holy Trinity Church Hall, Grove Road, Millhouses, Tuesdays, 7.30pm (2360917, 2356853)

Scottish Country Dancing: beginners class run by the Sheffield branch of the Royal Scottish country Dance Society who would like to encourage new members in getting fit and enjoying themselves in a friendly atmosphere, , no partner necessary, Silverdale School, Bents Crescent, off Bents Drive, Mondays, 7.30pm to 8.45pm (2366723).

New Adult Beginner Disco Dancing Class: Nether Edge, Wednesday mornings (£4,, email, 07746139113).

Helen Taylor School of Dance: Walkley Community Centre, Fir Street (off South Road), Walkley, Saturdays, 10am-11.30am (2217889).

Hooper Dooper: Hula Hooping Class, Walkley Community Centre, Fir Street (off South Road), Walkley, Tuesdays, 6pm-7pm (

Five Rhythms: a dance/movement practice that follows a wave of energy, freeing your body to move naturally, Hillsborough Park Pavilion, Middlewood Road, Hillsborough, most Fridays 7.30pm (£4-£9, 2509085,

Dancing in Walkley: two Fun Classes and Social Dancing, All welcome, Just turn up, Walkley Community Centre, Fir Street, Walkley, every Thursday, 7.30pm-10.30pm (£3,, 07905162256).

Branching Out Dancing: Commercial Dance, Wharncliffe Side Community Centre, Brightolmee Lane, Wharncliffe Side. Saturdays, 9.30am (, Nikki 2844071/Karen 2876312).

Street Dance Classes: Razzamataz Theatre Schools provide fast and funky tuition in street dance for ages 4-18 years with qualified and experienced teacher who will cover hip hop and other street dance styles from the basics to more advanced levels, combined with Pop Singing, Drama for TV and Film and also Musical Theatre styles of performance, Saturday mornings (Helen 07979189177 or email for further details or to book a space).

Beginners African/Samba Dance: to live Samba band, all levels welcome, Broomspring Centre, Broomhall, first Tuesday in each month (£1,

Belrobics Bellydance: shimmy your way to a fitter you with drop-in sessions, Totley United Reformed Church, Thursdays, 10.15am-11am, Victoria Church and Centre, Thursdays, 7.15pm-8pm (£4.50 a class); Belrobics Toning, St Timothy’s Church, Tuesdays, 7pm-7.30pm (£3); six-week classes, Meersbrook Church, Mondays, 7.15pm-8pm, St Timothy’s Church, Tuesdays, 7.45pm-8.30pm and St Swithin’s Church, Holmesfield, Thursdays, 6.30pm-7.15pm (Jenny 07816850132, email,

Dancercize: burn calories and increase your energy and physical health, all welcome, no partner or booking required, Woodseats WMC, The Dale, Woodseats, Mondays, 6.30pm-7.30pm (£3,, 07905 162256).

Easy Dance Classes and Social Night: dance to any song with a beat, whether Rock n Roll, Swing, Pop, Sixties, or soul, evening includes two classes for beginners/improvers and social dance sessions, all welcome, no partner required, Woodseats WMC, The Dale, Woodseats, Mondays, 7.30pm-10.30pm (£3,, 07905 162256).

Scottish Country Dancing: classes run by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (Sheffield branch), beginners and intermediate classes, no partner necessary, Silverdale School, Bents Crescent, Mondays, 7.30pm-9.45pm (2366723).

Kutamba! School of African Performing Arts: explores modern African street dance styles through its dancing for change programme with Richard Mahachi and Owen Ncube, beginners welcome, great Southern African beats, Living Well Club Dance Studio, Hilton Hotel, Victoria Quays, Furnival Road, every Saturday, 3pm-4.30pm (£5 per week, 20% reduction for students and members of Living Well Gym or those paying full term fees, 07530070946,

Handsworth Traditional Sword Dancers: are actively seeking new members to join the team and take this unique 100 year old Sheffield tradition into the future, come and have a go and see if it’s something for you, St Mary’s Church Hall, Handsworth, Wednesday, 8pm (email, 2554137).

The Big Swing presents Tessa Smith –talented vocalist from Leeds with her own great jazz band. Free informal swing dance session led by pros, all welcome. Live jazz band followed by swing and electro-swing DJ.Revolution de Cuba, 1, Mappin Street, S1 4JL, Wednesday 23rd April, Revolution de Cuba, 1, Mappin Street, S1 4JL, Free Entry all night, More info-

4Square, dynamic folk quartet with clog dancing, Letwell Village Hall, Barker Hades Road, Letwell, nr Worksop. Doors 8 pm. Tickets 01909 731626/540694.

An Evening of Burlesque, Friday, May 30, 7.30pm, Sheffield City Hall,Barkers Pool, Balm Green, Sheffield, S1 2JA. Tickets: £22.50 - £20.00. Box Office: 01142789789

Women’s traditional dance team - New Barrack Tavern, Thursday, May 1, 8 pm, Sheffield S6 2GA