Jive, Cha Cha, Rhumba, Samba and Ballroom Dancing

Course Overview

Take part in a fun evening of ballroom dancing, including popular dance styles such as Jive, Cha Cha, Rhumba, Samba and many more. Beginners and advanced students are welcome.

In this class, everyone joins in and dances together! You don’t need to be part of a couple already or have any previous dancing experience.

Special tuition for bridal couples and parties is available. 10% discount for couples – this discount cannot be claimed online. Please call 1300 845 888 to enrol and claim a discount or enquire about special tuition.

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

Each week, you will learn a variety of different dance styles including:

  • Jive
  • Cha cha
  • Rhumba
  • Samba
  • Quickstep
  • Waltz
  • Foxtrot
  • Slow rhythm
  • Barn dance
  • Swing
  • Barn dance
  • Gypsy tap
  • Pride of erin
  • Canadian three step
  • Evening
  • Three step
  • La bomba

You will be given advice on dance techniques, how to lead a partner when dancing and how to be led by a partner.

Course outcome

By the end of the course, you will have confidence in dancing various ballroom dance styles. You will know how to hold your body correctly whilst dancing and how to move elegantly across the dance floor. You will understand how to lead and how to be led in different styles of ballroom dancing.

What you need to know

Entry requirements

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

What you need to provide

  • A water bottle
  • Wear comfortable clothing and enclosed low heeled, well supported shoes

Other information

Students are shown the dance steps, which they repeat. The students then practice the steps with their partner.

Class details

Start Date06 May 2024
End Date01 July 2024
Time7:00pm - 8:30pm
TutorRon Widman


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.