The Bath Dancentre

Principal: Mrs Paula Goodyear Address: The Fold, Englishcombe Village, Bath, BA2 9DU Phone: 01225 312851


Paula Goodyear receiving the ISTD Imperial Award for 2015Paula and all the staff at the Dancentre would like to wish all of our pupils a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We are thrilled to announce that Paula was awarded the 2015 Imperial Award. The award is given in recognition of dedication and loyalty to the ISTD (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance) of which Paula is a fellow and was awarded at the Worthing Congress in July.

Ivan and Iku's wedding danceWe have a brand new adult beginners classes in Bath and Paulton on Mondays from January 2017, so please tell your friends and come along for a fun evening of dancing. We also have a new Children's beginners class starting on Saturday mornings. Details of all the new class are available on the lessons page.

Looking ahead we have also published the dates for our popular social dances in 2017 on the social dances page. The social dances are always well attended and a great night out, so get them in your diaries!

Tanja and Kirk's wedding danceGeneral childrens classes take place on Saturday morning in Bath and Saturday afternoon in Midsomer Norton. Classes cover Ballroom, Latin and Disco. Please contact the dancentre or see the lessons for more details.

Tamsin and Dave's wedding danceAre you getting married? We offer private lessons to make that first dance extra special. We have many years of teaching experience, at all levels. We can help with complete novices who are nervous about even dancing right up to a bespoke routine to impress your guests with your skill on the dance floor. Contact the Dancentre for further information. Thanks to Tasmin & Dave, Ivan & Iku and Tanja & Kirk for the photos of their respective wedding dances.

Paula and Sonia at the Valentine's Dance 2009The 50th Birthday slideshow is now on the gallery.

The Bath Dancentre was the winner of the inaugural Bath Life Awards in the Arts category. Congratulations to Paula and all the Dancentre staff for this achievement.

Hayden Phyo, Nicole Hurley, Sarah Smith and Daniel TaylorPaula and all the staff at the Dancentre would like to congratulate all the students from the University of Bath Latin and Ballroom Dancesport team for their success at the IVDA National championships. The team were ranked 5th in the UK overall which is an outstanding achievement. Additionally Dan Taylor and Sarah Smith won the Intermediate Ballroom event, whilst Hayden Phyo and Nicole Hurley won the Novice Latin event. This is the first time in the University's 25 year history of dancesport that anyone has won an individual event at the Nationals. Congratulations to all. Additional news articles in the University News and the Bath Chronicle. Thanks to James Whitehead for the photo.

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