Here you will find a list of friends or people we would recommend. Please email us if you
think we may have forgotten you. For more info on linking please see faqs.
http://www.cerocfever.com/ - Ceroc is the biggest dance brand in the country and provides a superb entry point to partner
dancing. There is a reason why these guys have been around 25 years - its fun and its effective! Jo, Richard and
Drew run one of the most friendly Ceroc franchises in the country and have created a very special night at the Funky
Fish. http://www.rocsters.com/ Andy and Sue run a number of friendly evenings of modern jive around the local area.
The ever popular Thursday night is now back at the Shoreham Centre and they have a very dedicated following. The
teaching is well organised, easy to follow and will get even the most uncoordinated up and dancing. http://www.lerocdance.co.uk/ Graham is pioneering the teaching of West Coast Swing in Brighton. His teaching style is
patient and methodical so you can forget what you've heard about wcs being too difficult to learn!
Its a totally beautiful dance and getting very popular elsewhere in the country. Let's make Brighton its capital for
the south coast. www.danceparty-dance2000.co.uk Longstanding city centre Tuesday night modern jive run by Jeff Jasper. Good floor, dedicated
following with probably a bit more of a latin feel to the music mix. http://www.brighton-jive.co.uk/ If you want to jive old school style you will not find better tuition anywhere. Colin adopts
a very structured proven format to teach this dance and also really know how to create great freestyle nights. http://www.sussexswing.co.uk/ Elizabeth runs a number of classes covering a wide range of dance styles including swing, ballroom
and salsa. She also runs fun little events like swing'n' icecream on the beach http://www.dance-infinity.com Fun local dancer and decaDance regular Ashley has now taken over Jules'
Wednesday Worthing classes. Music and teaching responsibilities will be taken care of by the lovely Colleen. They
also promise occasional guest teachers and djs. In fact decaDance are delighted to be working with them at their
first quarterly ball on October 4th. http://danceaholics.co.uk Glamorous Diana and not so glamourous but cheerful northerner Ian now run regular weekly classes
at the Shoreham Centre. They promise fun and lighthearted modern jive with a hint of other styles thrown in. http://www.kijutango.co.uk/ Kirsty runs a number of popular argentine tango events and classes. Lots of high quality
visiting teachers. Very interested in the more technical and spiritual aspects of this dance style. http://www.tangobootcamp.co.uk This is a brand new way of teaching argentine tango with the emphasis on intensive, methodical tuition
and practice to rapidly accelerate the tango learning curve and develop confidence. A great place to start your tango journey.
If Carola doesn't teach it then it's unlikely anyone dances it. Proficient and
friendly teaching across a wide range of partner dances including ballroom and tango.
Great new + passionate promoters of monthly Blues freestyles and occasional specialist
events in Central London. Small but intimate venue. Authentic, mainly old time music and great cross section
of friendly dancers.
www.freewebs.com/ricardoaxe Ricardo is a fabulous and charismatic brazilian dancer. He also happens to run energetic weekly
salsa classes in hove and biweekly free classes with lovely Marta at the David Lloyd in the marina. http://www.salsapimente.net Long standing + busy salsa night down at the karma bar in the marina. Well organised
classes -good for all standards. http://www.salsabrighton.com Jimmy and Dominique's salsa crew at the Coalition during the week and at decaDance
venue the Loft now every sunday. Anna is a nationally renowned expert in this beautiful dance and runs local classes.
She's very friendly and welcomes beginners.
Occasional Blues nights + dinners run by Michael (with the hat) in Kent area
http://www.lyndaslist.com - If you need to know what's going on locally in partner dance, lynda provides a
fantastic up to date one stop shop. She's also a pretty groovy mover so if you see her on the dancefloor ask! http://www.jivetango.co.uk/index.html - Great site for anyone moving into tango from a modern jive/other partner dance background.
David is one of the most experienced tango dancers on the jive scene. He has covered a lot of ground answering
all the questions and anxieties a new tango fan encounters (with great contributions from Ken and Christopher). Unlike
most tango sites, this one is easy to navigate, up to date, informative, and most amazingly for tango writing it's actually upbeat
and entertaining! http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=19853725859 'Let's go to negrachas.' Facebook group started by Ken. Organizes monthly
group outings to london's premier milonga -usually the first friday of the month. It's a great idea and well
attended by friendly jivers who are making their way into the wonderful but often intimidating world of arg.tango. http://www.utopiadance.co.uk/ If you are a serious dancer and have never heard about Utopia then you probably should
consider a different hobby! Without question the finest standard of dancing anywhere, yet still has a totally chilled,
friendly vibe. Great hosts and djs - Val, Dave and Vince. It's monthly and you need to book
Fantastic local facility for practicing. State of the art dance studio, very reasonable
rates. Run by local flamenco queen Anna
http://www.la2uk.com/ - Home of UK Salsa legend Dean Maynard's clothing line. Great modern range for men and
women. His ladies shorts are apparently unrivalled! http://Dancia.co.uk Friendly dancewear shop just off Western Road. Franchise of the countries leading dancewear retailer,
so if they haven't got it they can easily order it. http://www.felixdancewear.co.uk/ - Gotta have shoes to dance baby. Trust us proper dance shoes step change your enjoyment of dancing.....Very
friendly + highly knowledgeable supplier. Stores in Littlehampton + Eastbourne. http://www.evolutiondance.co.uk/jules_jive/index.html Although he has moved himself and his main dance business to Kent, Jules
still runs a weekly modern jive freestyle at King Alfred. Try it on nights when there is no decaDance
or even as a warm up before coming on to us. We often go to 2 or 3 venues in a night - youve got Saturday
to sleep it off anyway! http://www.brightondance.net - Paul is trying to create a social network for Brighton dancers covering most styles. Why not
drop him a line. http://www.innerjoyofdance.com/- Thought provoking site exploring psychology of many aspects of partner dance. Created by local
dancer Craig West it explores feelings and experiences common to lots of us but which we often dont
often discuss or share. http://www.modernjive.com Over 50 DVDs plus Complete Worldwide Lists of Clubs, Weekenders, Competitions and Holidays
http://www.myspace.com/rootsgarden- Weekly reggae at our sister venue downstairs. Also promote absolutely the best reggae night on
the south coast at Concorde 2. Has to be experienced!
http://www.buddies24hour.net - Brighton's best all night cafe is conveniently less than 1 minute's walk from decaDance.
You arent going there for top cuisine but Buddies buster breakfast will set you up nicely and the omelette's
are expecially good. We have a special vip beat the queue deal meaning you wont have to wait long - it gets
real busy. Also runs a reliable, safe taxi service. http://www.northlaine.co.uk/ - Whilst the Lanes area is still pleasant for shopping, the more adventurous should take the
short 5 minute walk to the Northlaines area. Ths is where the true eclectic retailers and independent coffee bars are. Think
Camden market without the tourists! http://www.billsproducestore.co.uk/ - Bills is an absolute delight. Greengrocer at the front, yummy cafe at the back. Communal tables
and constant activity. Very nutritious and tasty foods/fresh juices. Great dtox after a night at decaDance. Be
warned it gets very busy. http://www.redroaster.co.uk/ - Our favourite place for a decadent coffee and people watching. As you walk in the smell
of their freshly roasted coffee is intoxicating. Also try some delicious organic cakes made locally by our
friends at Kai Organic. http://www.brightonfarmersmarket.com Winner of sussex farmers market of year and easy to see why. Monthly event - great, varied local
produce at the Ralli Hall, home of our tangobootcamp. http://www.brighton-fish-sales.co.uk/retail.htm Support the local fish industry by taking a short drive along the seafront and buying direct
from the trawlerman. It couldnt be fresher, prices are reasonable and they will pack it for your journey home.
Leo is a young local dancer who also runs a couple of creative businesses. He is
a talented photographer and filmaker who is available for private or corporate work. http://www.barlogic.co.uk/ Website for our decaDance barman. Professional, friendly, good value mobile bar service
for all your personal and corporate needs. You will also see Alex this year at many festivals in Brighton and the
South of England.