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World View Studies - Biblical High School for your Home School

Free Daytime Dance Lessons

  • From December 2 to February 6 I will teach weekly (4 per week) ballroom lessons (Free!) during the day, Monday – Thursday (details below).
  • The time of the year is upon my academic classes to take up dance lessons.  We will be practicing for a Ball in February with a Victorian Masquerade theme.  As many of you know, while the Ball is open only to World View students, guests, and alumni, the dance lessons are open to all homeschoolers. 
  • In particular, I’m notifying families outside World View Studies who are interested in ballroom dancing.
  • The dance lessons are fun in and of themselves.  If you can make any of the times, please come. Bring friends, neighbors, siblings, enemies (wait, I just said that J ), …   Here are the details:
  • Cost: Free!  Having extra students helps to round out the dance lessons for my World View Studies students.
  • Mondays:
    • Dates: 12/2, 12/9, 12/16, 1/6, 1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3
    • Location: Lakeside Presbyterian Church (PCA), in the educational wings in the back.  Enter from the side, not front.
    • Address: 2701 W Southlake Blvd, Southlake, TX 76092
    • Time: 10:15am-1:15pm (3 hours)
  • Tuesdays:
    • Dates: 12/3, 12/10, 12/17, 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4
    • Location: First Baptist Church, Smithfield
    • Address: 7912 Main St., North Richland Hills, TX 76182
    • Time: 10:15am-1:15pm (3 hours)
  • Wednesdays:
    • Dates: 12/4, 12/11, 12/18, 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5
    • Location: Our Redeemer Lutheran Church (enter in the back)
    • Address: 4729 S. Carrier Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX 75052
    • Time: 1:45pm – 4:45pm (3 hours)
  • Thursdays:
    • Dates: 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6
    • Location: Our Redeemer Lutheran Church (enter in the back)
    • Address: 4729 S. Carrier Parkway, Grand Prairie, TX 75052
    • Time: 10:15am – 1:15pm (3 hours)
  • Moms, please consider staying and helping us to fill out boy/girl couples.
  • WV/SP students, please note that for most of you, your lesson will start earlier than your normal academic class does, or it will run later.  If you can arrive earlier (or stay later), then please do as it will help out the other students.  If the only time you can make is during your normal class time, then at least do that as you will be learning these dances even if you are not coming to the ball.  But if you can come early (or stay late), that will really help and be fun.
  • WV/SP students: If there is no dance lesson scheduled during your class time, I may take some time just to teach your class privately.  However, I strongly suggest you try to make some other, scheduled dance lesson as it will be more robust and fun.
  • Each lesson will basically be the same, so you only need to come to one per week.
  • For those of you who have not done this before, here are some more details that will be of interest:
    • What if I can’t dance?  That’s not a problem; that’s what I teach.  If I can dance, then anyone can.  I teach dance from the very beginning.
  • Types of dances:
    • Ball room: Slow Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Rumba
    • English Country: Southwind, Heidenroslein 
    • Swing: East Coast, West Coast
    • Group: Virginia Reel, Levi Jackson
  • This is not primarily dancing for boyfriend/girlfriend (although that’s ok).  I mix and match the couples throughout the lessons.  This takes a lot of pressure off the young men, especially, to have to “have a date.”

 

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