BEGINNERS LINE DANCING
BALLROOM & LATIN
THURSDAYS 8-9 pm
St Lukes Dance Studio,
The Harrogate Dance Centre was founded by Darren Hodgson in 2004 to be the centre of excellence for Ballroom & Latin American dance tuition.
Darren is a Fellow (the highest teaching qualification) of the IDTA and has also received the John Knight award in 2019 for Latin in the Fellowship branch with the International Dance Teachers Association and his wife Jane is qualified at Associate Level.
Darren and Jane teach all the classes and private lessons together.
We are delighted to welcome complete beginners to advanced dancers.
Whatever your request we can help.
Harrogate Dance Centre dance studio is conveniently located in Harrogate town centre, and we offer a variety of styles including Ballroom, Latin, Sequence, Argentine Tango, Rock 'n' Roll and Line Dancing.
Learning to dance is a great way to keep in shape, meet new people and to have fun!
“Darren & Jane make learning to dance fun and their knowledge, experience and professionalism is outstanding. If anybody is looking to learn or just meet new friends then Harrogate Dance Centre is the place to contact.”
— David (Ballroom & Latin)
We run a social dance most Friday evenings.
Venue: St Luke's Dance Studio, Franklin Square HG1 5EL
Our social evenings provide the opportunity to practice what you have been learning and meet friends and other dancers.
It is a large room with a great dance floor. There is no bar but you are welcome to bring your own refreshments.
We supply a playlist on all the tables listing the dances throughout the evening.
These social evenings are only for pupils of the Harrogate Dance Centre.
£7 per person
Starts at 8:00pm 'til 9.45pm
January 5th & 19th
March 1st & 15th
April 5th & 19th
May 3rd & 17th
June 7th & 21st
July 5th & 19th
September 6th & 20th
October 4th & 18th
November 1st & 15th
December 6th & 20th
We run a monthly Saturday afternoon social dance.
Venue: Clarke Foley Centre, Ilkley, LS29 9DZ
Our Saturday afternoon dances are a mixture of Sequence, Line Dancing & Ballroom. £10.50 per person.
This includes a scone and tea/coffee.
Starts at 2:00pm 'til 5:00pm
Private Tuition Now Available
Private tuition gives you the full attention of our expert teachers, Darren & Jane Hodgson.
Our lessons cover all the Ballroom and Latin styles as well as Sequence, Rock 'n' Roll and Argentine Tango.
All styles can be taught at any level up to and including Professional Level.
Taking private lessons allows you to focus on the dance elements you really want to master. This is the perfect option if you want to gain confidence before joining a class, preparing for a social dance event or if you need to brush up on some particular figures you are struggling with. Private lessons are also a fantastic gift for: Birthdays, Anniversaries, Valentines or Christmas. We can arrange lessons for you at a time that suits you best.
Please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Wedding Dance Choreograhy
Make your special day extra special by having a unique wedding dance choreographed especially for you.
You can bring your chosen music or we are able to offer advice for music, depending on what kind of dance you desire to do.
Your wedding dance is a unique experience that will only happen once so please feel free to contact us for further information.
Our cancellation fees for private lessons are -
Less than 24hrs notice of cancellation - 100% of lesson fee
Less than 48hrs notice of cancellation - 50% of lesson fee