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West Coast Swing and Modern Jive

Nights: 7 nights

Dates: 29/10/2023 to 05/11/2023

Holiday Code: 2042

from 729 GBP

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We guarantee you a fantastic week of dancing in a stunning location.

Not only will this holiday bring you top notch dance tuition and superb evening freestyles, we'll be offering additional activities during the week including dance competitions, private lessons, quizzes, optional performance routines and a social outing to a local venue! Don't leave it too late - book now and come join the fun!

*Female bookings waiting list now in place for gender balancing purposes. Please contact us to be placed on the waiting list. 

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  • 7 nights half board accommodation at the four star Hotel Athena Beach
  • At least 12 hours of classes, Modern Jive and West Coast Swing
  • Freestyle dancing every night with theme nights and fancy dress
  • Time to chill by the pool or on the beach
  • Welcome drink on arrival 
     

Single supplement for the week - 168 GBP

Paphos (Pafos), a city rich in history and culture, is a gem of western Cyprus. There is archaeological evidence supporting the city’s existence from the Neolithic period. Paphos, the birthplace of the Greek Goddess of love and beauty ‘Aphrodite’, proudly boasts the remains of villas, palaces, theatres, fortresses and tombs that belong to Classical, Hellenistic and Roman periods. Paphos is included in UNESCO’s list of world heritage sites as a natural and cultural treasure since 1980.Paphos, roughly divided into Old Paphos and New Paphos, is famous for its white-sand beaches and has emerged as a an attractive tourist destination

Athena Beach**** (Half Board) (Included) 

Constantinou Bros Athena Beach Hotel is a four star, beachfront hotel in Kato Paphos within easy walking distance from the picturesque harbour, the archaeological sites, the shops and the nightlife. A bus stop is just outside the hotel and taxis are always available. Parking in the hotel car park is free for guests.

 

The resort is situated 15 km away from the Paphos International Airport and 140 km from Larnaca International Airport.

 

All the rooms feature spacious balconies offering beautiful views of the hotel’s tranquil gardens or of the Mediterranean sea, as well as luxury bathrooms featuring bath tub, rain shower and flexible hose shower, Simmons® Luxury Beds and floor to ceiling windows.

 

Room facilities include among others air conditioning and heating, flat screen LCD satellite TV (26 inch in land view rooms and 32 inch in all other rooms) and radio, fridge, mini bar, hairdryer, scales, make-up/shaving mirror, ironing facilities, safety deposit box as well as tea and coffee making facilities.

 

The leisure facilities of this hotel include 3 freshwater swimming and 2 paddling pools, a waterslide, indoor pool (heated during the periods 1st November - 31st March), indoor and outdoor Jacuzzis, floodlit tennis courts, a 24-rink indoor and outdoor Bowls Green facilities, mini golf and a children’s playground with Kids Club.

 

In the hotel’s Elixir Spa there is a heated pool, a sauna, a steam bath, a fully equipped gym and a hairdressing salon. You can also choose from a good choice of professional massages and facial and body therapies, aromatherapy and other treatments are also available.

 

 

 

 

We guarantee you a fantastic week of dancing in a stunning location.

Not only will this holiday bring you top notch dance tuition and superb evening freestyles, we'll be offering additional activities during the week including dance competitions, private lessons, quizzes, optional performance routines and a social outing to a local venue! Don't leave it too late - book now and come join the fun!

*Female bookings waiting list now in place for gender balancing purposes. Please contact us to be placed on the waiting list. 

This is the ideal holiday for anyone who has danced Modern Jive and would like to dip into West Coast Swing or / and improve the Modern Jive, as well as experienced WCS dancers who wish to improve. You can enjoy immersing yourself in the amazing world of dance for an intensive week of classes, social events and fun in the sun! This is a holiday for all ages and abilities and is a fantastic opportunity to add new skills to your repertoire.

In addition, you will have the opportunity to explore the local area as well as soak up some sunshine by the pool or beach.
 

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Both the West Coast Swing and Jive will be taught with a particular emphasis on good basics, styling and musicality. In addition to the core styles of modern jive and west coast swing, there will be some classes teaching solo routines, ballroom tasters and performance opportunities.  Nearer to the event a detailed programme of classes will be available.   

 
The evening freestyles will have fantastic music with a focus on smooth jive and WCS. There will be a theme party on the final night (tbc) Tuition for beginners will be incorporated into the syllabus at the start of the week, aiming to make the holiday accessible for all. Classes will be progressive throughout the week. There will also be more challenging options for more experienced dancers. Dance venue: All the dancing conveniently takes place in the hotel in a room with a wooden floor.

 

Linz B - is a dance teacher and choreographer from Edinburgh, who has an extensive background in Modern Jive and West Coast Swing. Passionate about choreography, musicality and performance she has won over 20 national dance titles and is known for team cabaret achievements. She has taught, DJ’d, competed and judged throughout the UK and abroad.   Website - www.boogaloo.dance Lee and Dawn - have been teaching performing and competing together since 2009 and have placed in multiple national and international competitions on over 20 occasions.  They aim to make all classes fun as well as informative with high quality content delivered with good humour. Their website is www.styledanceschool.com

 

 

 


 

 

On Arrival: You will receive a detailed itinerary.

Club Dance Holidays Host:  Anja will be your host.  She will be happy to help you with any questions that you may have.

Welcome Drink: At the start of the week, Club Dance Holidays will invite you to an informal welcome meeting and drink.

Free time: We encourage you to explore the local area and make use of the excellent hotel facilities. This can be done when you please around the activities and dance classes that we have organized for you.

 

There will be freestyle dancing every night in our private venue.

You will enjoy a progressive journey though West Coast Swing over the week, with particular emphasis on the foundations and good solid basics. In addition to mastering all of the basic moves, you will learn variations, patterns, and most importantly, the vital techniques in order to master the unique connection and smooth elasticity of WCS. We will incorporate fun solo routines, designed to enhance footwork, styling, body isolation and timing. The evening freestyles will have fantastic music for west coast swing, Blues and modern jive, with many ‘crossover’ tracks (i.e. suitable for both genres of dance).

 

Flights and transfers are not included in the holiday. 


 

Insurance, Visa and Passport Requirements: In brief, Insurance is a condition of booking. Visas may be required for non EU citizens. British nationals need a full passport to travel to Cyprus.

Travel Documents: You receive these 10 days prior to departure.
 

Average temperatures in October are 29 and in November 24 degrees Celsius