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Yvonne Saunders

Yvonne's expertise is not only confined to training teachers for their technical examinations but also enjoys teaching the beginner either as a social dancer or those who wish to improve their own standard to a higher level, through to the advanced dancer in Ballroom, Latin, Classical Sequence and Freestyle.

Ballroom

This section covers the five standard dances, Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Tango and Viennese Waltz.

For students wishing to study for a professional qualification the book used for reference by the International Dance Teachers Association (IDTA) is The Ballroom Technique by Guy Howard.

Latin American

This section covers the five standard dances, Rumba, Samba, Cha Cha, Paso Doble and Jive.

For students wishing to study for a professional qualification the book used for reference by the IDTA is The Latin Technique by Walter Laird.

Classical Sequence

Formerly Known as Old Time, this section covers set dances normally in 16 bars and in various timings. Examples of some of the different dances include, Waltz, Two-step, Tango, Saunter, Gavotte and Blues. For a professional qualification the book and scripts used for reference by the IDTA are produced by the British Council of Ballroom Dancing.

Freestyle

A development of dance originating from Discotheque dancing to the seventies film 'Saturday Night Fever', Freestyle Dance has now developed and stands along with the other forms of dance. This type of dance takes into account freedom of expression within the basic technique. For students wishing to study for a professional qualification the book used for reference by the IDTA is 'Freestyle Dance' by Anna Jones.