Welcome to Hopfrogs Dance School
Welcome to Hopfrogs Dance School’s website
Dancing is our passion and a huge part of our lives. We relish the joys and frustrations of helping people learn to dance and really love the immense sense of satisfaction watching confidence and skills grow over time…..and then the fun begins!
DON'T FORGET WE'VE GOT OUR ANNUAL "HAWAIIAN CHRISTMAS" SOCIAL DANCE THIS SATURDAY, 23RD SEPTEMBER AT SHIRLAND M.W. 7.30-11.00PM ANYONE INTERESTED IN COMING PLEASE RING HEATHER AS TICKETS ARE NEARLY SOLD OUT!
What we offer
- Regular weekly dance classes in Ilkeston at Cotmanhay church hall, Vicarage Street (DE7 8QL) and Shirland at the Miner's Werlfare on the main road (A61) 2 miles from Alfreton covering basic beginners classes followed by a more advanced class in Modern Sequence, Ballroom, Latin American and Rock n Roll.
- Short courses, half day and full day workshops - Ballroom Basics, Rock n Roll, Latin American and Argentine Tango.
- Weekly Thursday afternoon Social Dance from 2-4pm. This is a great afternoon mixing up ballroom, latin, sequence and tuition all in a space of two hours so come prepared to learn and enjoy! As well as general dancing across waltz, quickstep, foxtrot, tango, cha cha cha, jive, rumba tempo's, we also include Modern Sequence dancing (teaching you some of the old favourites and more popular and current prize winning dances). These afternoons are great for mixing up ballroom, latin and sequence dancing.
- Half and full day workshops focusing on specific dance styles - i.e. Ballroom, Latin American, Tango and Rock n Roll.
- Monthly Sequence Social Dance
- Private 121 tuition at a time and place mutually convenient to both parties
- First Dance choreography for weddings and special events
- Weekly Rock n Roll classes at Deda Dance Centre, Chapel Street, Derby. Beginners 7.30pm and 8.15pm for intermediate classes during school terms.
- 1950’s style Rock n Roll events – i.e. school proms, Christmas Parties, Events.
- Vintage 1950’s (and earlier) memorabilia - specialising in handbags and jewellery
- Social life - we're always out somewhere doing something - everyone's welcome to come along!
Check out more details about times and classes on the "Dance Classes and Workshops" page.
We've listed a few here for you:
Please take a look around the website and get in touch if you have any questions or would like any more information.
What's On - Workshops & Events
Come and join us for a FREE day out in the beautiful town of Bakewell in Derbyshire on Saturday 24th June 2017. Throughout the town there will be teachers giving demonstrations and tuition in their specialised area of dance. We will be doing a couple of sessions taking folks back to the 1950's and good old Rock n Roll!
If you need any further details either look up the event on the internet or give me a call.