Ceroc and Modern Jive Dancing

Course Overview

Welcome to the world of Ceroc and Modern Jive Dancing, a dance form that seamlessly blends elements of jive, dirty dancing, salsa, and swing to create a smooth and stylish partner dance experience. Whether you are new to dancing or have some experience, Ceroc is designed to be enjoyable for people of all ages.

This funky and modern dance style not only provides a fantastic way to keep fit but also offers a highly social and entertaining activity. The beauty of Ceroc lies in its accessibility, as it’s easy to learn. Plus you don’t need to bring a partner to join in the fun. This course is specifically designed for beginners, ensuring a welcoming and inclusive environment for everyone.

So, whether you are looking to discover a new passion, stay active, or make new friends, Ceroc and Modern Jive Dancing might be the perfect dance style for you. Join us on the dance floor and let the rhythm and energy of Ceroc enhance your dance journey!

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across Northern and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Epping, Mt Druitt, Richmond, and Ryde. Enrol now!

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What you will learn

Course outline

In this course you will learn:

  • A variety of beginner modern jive moves
  • Essential dance technique including frame, tone, connection
  • The basics of lead and follow dance technique
  • Styling for both leader and follower dancers
  • To dance with a variety of partner (if you choose to rotate during the classes, otherwise you are able to bring your own partner and stay with them for the duration of the course)
  • To dance your beginner moves to a wide variety of popular songs
  • To dance your beginner moves not only in a set routine of steps but also to “freestyle” the individual moves in whatever order you choose

Course outcome

  • At the end of the course, you will be able to dance a wide variety of beginner ceroc and modern jive moves in any order you choose and to various different songs

What you need to know

Entry requirements

This level is for the complete beginner and assumes no prior knowledge of the dance.

What you need to provide

Please bring:
  • Suitable shoes for dancing e.g. plastic, leather or suede soles
  • Wear comfortable clothing for dancing
  • Your smile and a readiness to learn a new skill and have fun

Other information

The class is delivered in an Auditorium with a stage. A teacher (with a microphone) and a demonstrator will lead the class from the stage and students in the class will dance on the auditorium floor.

Note: As Ryde-Eastwood Leagues is a NSW Club venue, please wear appropriate clothing and shoes and be prepared to sign in at reception (or become a Club member) each week.

Class details

Start Date07 May 2024
End Date25 June 2024
Time7:15pm - 9:00pm
TutorJulie Gunn


Delivery Mode

To meet the needs of our students Macquarie Community College balances delivery and engagement across permanent, regular and temporary delivery sites and offer face-to-face, remote zoom classes and self-paced learning options.

Ways to Study

  • On campus

Our college campus locations are:

    • Blacktown
    • Chatswood
    • Carlingford
    • Epping
    • Ryde
    • Mt Druitt
  • Virtual classroom
  • Complete workplace training
  • Combine ways to study


How you got questions? Please see our comprehensive FAQ page for everything you need to know about Macquarie Community College, our policies, student support, application and enrolment procedures.

How to Enrol

Step 1 - Choose Your Course

  • Select the non-accredited short course you are interested in.
  • Find a day and time that suits your schedule.

Note: Enrolment is open to anyone 18 years or older.

Step 2 - Enrol and Verify

  • Click ‘Enrol Now’ after selecting your course and schedule.
  • Enter your details on the enrolment page.
  • Verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address.
  • Complete the secure checkout and payment process.

Ensure you read the Terms and Conditions available at: Macquarie Community College Terms and Conditions. For assistance, call customer service at 1300 845 888.

Step 3 - Receive Your Enrolment Details

  • You will receive an immediate enrolment confirmation email upon successful enrolment. Check and read the attached Terms and Conditions.
  • The payer of the enrolment will receive a tax invoice immediately after processing.
  • You will receive a course reminder email a day before your class begins.
  • For Online Zoom classes, a Zoom link and password will be emailed the day before class. Use the same link and password for subsequent sessions if applicable.