“I Am”

Probably, the most common comment and observation people make of the self and their dancing is; “I can’t” or “I’m not” I can’t balance, no rhythm, no good, not musical, don’t know the steps. etc etc.  Most people appear to view their own self through negative eyes. The Law of Attraction is a part of our reality of which…

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Step forward or move first?

As humans, attempting to dance, we are far too caught up in the misconception of “Where do I put my foot?” If and when we can start to FEEL our spine, feel it “breathing” downwards towards the floor, feel this relaxing our knees forwards, (it is VITAL to feel the knees moving forwards and not…

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Tea Dance and Cake

No Tea Dance is complete without lashings of Lemon Drizzle Cake or Coffee and Walnut Cake. The Shimmying Shipham Shufflers are blessed with the expert culinary skills of our invisible cake maker Senorita Carolina De Gray. Thank you Carolina xx

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April 2017 Workshop

The key to comfortable dancing and spontaneous floorcraft is understanding the mechanics of swing. This might sound complicated but in fact is very easy when we trust the one process we repeatedly feel – the process is swing. Swing is found in every bar of music you hear. In our workshop we are going to…

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Spain 2017

We had a great week in Spain exchanging our Waltz for their Salsa and Paella!  Returning to Blighty we are refreshed and enthused and looking forward to a dance revolution in the South West of England…

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SODS (Southwood Original Dancers Society) Tour 2017

A good time was had by all on the 7th leg of the SODS Annual Tour. Grateful thanks to Mike Curtis who oversaw the event with enthusiam and panache worthy of a proper regal event!

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