You really can’t judge a book by its cover - things are not always what they seem, and our presumptions can lead to missed opportunities and experiences.
Take for instance Colin, Cameron and Mark. They are all regular, easy-going Kiwi blokes; Kev’s a builder, Colin’s a cabinet maker, Cameron’s in finance, and Mark is an electrician. At first glance at these guys you’d never guess they all have a common thread: They’re all really good dancers – modern jive dancers to be precise. Effortlessly leading a lady on the dancefloor, with masculine style and charm.
While many girls at some point learn some form of dance, most Kiwi blokes don’t. But if you watch these guys on the dancefloor, you’d think they’ve been dancing forever.
Colin, Cameron and Mark all dance at Move Blockhouse Bay. Like everyone, they learned the basics in beginner classes, taught with clear instructions around footwork and hand-holds. Mistakes are all part of the fun, and no one actually has two left feet. Confidence grows as everything gradually becomes more familiar.
And Move Blockhouse Bay? You’ll find men and women at different levels of competence and experience who share a common passion - they just love to dance. The great thing about modern jive is that it can be adapted to most music you enjoy.
Colin (yes, Colin the cabinet maker) and Hannah are the owners and lead Instructors at Move. They have created a friendly, relaxed, classy culture where everyone feels accepted. And can they throw a dance party!! So, if you’re a closet John Travolta, or just wanting to enjoy the challenge of something new, come and try a class or two.
Move is in Blockhouse Bay on Wednesday nights, beginners at 7pm.
Your first lesson’s free so what have you got to lose?