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Combi masterclass with Strictly Wheels

Posted on March 8, 2019

Learn the basic techniques of ballroom and Latin Combi dance – performed by a wheelchair user and standing partner – with the UK’s top Para Dance Sport couple Paula Moulton and Gary Lyness, and international coach, Accursio Romeo.

The masterclass on April 7 at Romeo Dance Academy in Milton Keynes will cover the internationally recognised debutante competitive dances – the English waltz, quickstep and samba.

Open to manual wheelchair users, who are able to self-propel, the class is ideal for those with some experience, but beginners are welcome, too. Standing dancers, however, must be able to dance basic figures in each dance.

No partner is required for this class in which dancers will be paired on the day. However, tickets and place must be booked in advance. Places are limited and allow an even spread of wheelchair users and standing dancers.

The masterclass runs from 1pm to 3pm. Tickets cost £15 and hot and cold drinks are available to purchase at the dance studio on the day.

For more information and to book, click here.

Nicola Rayner was editor of Dance Today from 2010 to 2015. She has written for a number of publications including The Guardian, The Independent and Time Out Buenos Aires, where she cut her teeth as a dance journalist working on the tango section. Today she continues to dance everything from ballroom to breakdance, with varying degrees of success. Her debut novel, The Girl Before You, is out now as an ebook and available on Amazon, with the paperback following on August 22.

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