Classes

Classes for the 2024-2025 dance season will be posted in August 2024, with opportunities to learn square dancing and round dancing beginning in September 2024.

Please leave a message on our CONTACT US page if you have any questions or require more information.

SQUARE DANCE CLASSES

Classes begin in September and run until April or May depending upon the class. At the Mainstream square dance lessons 69 square dance calls are taught. Once you graduate from the class you are able to dance at any of the Mainstream clubs in Victoria or around the world!

 

Beyond Mainstream there are also Plus, Advanced, and Challenge levels that a dancer may progress to starting after at least one dance season as a graduate Mainstream dancer.

 

If you wish to join a class after the initial lessons please click on the “More Info:” link for the instructor’s or the club’s contact information.

Mainstream (Beginner)

2024-2025 dates to be announced

Location: TBA

Instructor: Lorne Clayton

More Info: Saanich Squares Website

 

Mainstream (Beginner)

2024-2025 dates to be announced

Colwood Community Hall

Instructor: Garry Dodds

More Info: Frontier Twirlers Website

 

Plus (Teach/Workshop/Dance)

2024-2025 dates to be announced

Colwood Community Hall

Instructor: Garry Dodds

More Info: Star Twirlers Website

 

Advanced A1/A2 (Class/Dance)

2024-2025 dates to be announced

Old Colwood Fire Hall

(2nd floor – enter at rear)

Instructor: Garry Dodds

More Info: Star Twirlers Website

ROUND DANCE CLASSES

Classes begin in September and run until December or April/May depending upon the class. Generally dancers will learn the Phase I & II two step and waltz rhythms first. These rhythms are also danced between tips at Mainstream square dances.


Other rhythms, including cha, foxtrot, rumba, jive, tango, and quickstep, and higher phases (up to VI) may be learned depending on a dancer’s interest and on what is taught and danced in their Region.


If you wish to join a class after it has started please phone the instructor for that class.

Phase I & II – Two Step & Waltz

2024-2025 dates to be announced

Colwood Community Hall

Instructor: Kirk Rockerbie

Contact: Kirk Rockerbie 236-464-0509

 

Phase III-IV Rhythms (Workshop/Dance)

2024-2025 dates to be announced

Colwood Community Hall

Instructor: Connie Ritchie

Contact: Connie Ritchie 250-208-9945

 

Phase III & IV Rhythms

2024-2025 dates to be announced

Location: TBA

Instructor: Stu Hemmings

Contact: Stu Hemmings 250-656-3639