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New Beginners Ballroom & Latin Class
The New Beginners Ballroom & Latin group class will be on every Wednesday's from 7pm-8pm starting as of the 20th September 2017 & cost just £10 per person. 

Ballroom & Latin UKA Competition 18th June, 2017
The next competition be the 18th June, 2017. We would like all of our students to participate, both young & old. You will be allocated an event according to your age & ability/medal. There will be couple events & solo events (dancing with a teacher). Please put your name on the competition list at the studio. Please ensure you book your one-to-one lessons now. Everyone is welcome!
The Paddocks, Long Road, Canvey Island, Essex, SS8 0JA.

Congratulations to all our students young & old who did fabulously well dominating the event. 

Ballroom & Latin Competition 19/3/2017
The next competition be the 19th March, 2017. We would like all of our students to participate, both young & old. You will be allocated an event according to your age & ability/medal. There will be couple events & solo events. Please ensure you book your one-to-one lessons now. Everyone is welcome! The Jubilee Awards, The Civic Hall, Blackshots Lane, Grans, Essex, RM16 2JU.  All Tickets in advance - £13.50.
Doors will now open at 8.30am with the first round commencing at 9am sharp!!!!
The doors will then open for the Adults at 4.30PM with their first round being at 5PM, they hope to finish by 9pm/9.30pm.
Congratulations to all our student both young & old for their brilliant results!

Once again our student achieve outstanding successes.

Adult Ballroom & Latin New Beginners 
New Adult Beginners Ballroom & Latin Class Monday 9pm-10pm. As this class has been running for sometime now you will need to register your interest for the next beginners class - enquiries@jjdancestudios.co.uk
This class is now full. Please register your interest for the next beginners class.

Ballroom & Latin Competition 12/2/2017
We would like all of our students to participate, both young & old. You will be allocated an event according to your age & ability/medal. There will be couple events & solo events. Please ensure you book your one-to-one lessons now. Everyone is welcome! Gateway Academy, Marshfoot Road, Tilbury, Essex, RM16 4LU. Doors Open 9.15am. First Round 10.15am. Tickets are £13 in advance.

Congratulations to everyone who participated - great results. 

Practice / Social Night - Every Thursday
We would like to invite you to attend our Practice/Social Night which is on every Thursday night from 8.45pm-10pm for only £8. This is your opportunity to practice what you have been learning. You don't need a dance partner as there are teachers in attendance on this night & other like minded students to dance with you. There are students at all levels in attendance so you don't need to feel intimidated - it's a fun night. This Thursday we are having a Halloween theme night so you can dress in costume if you like but don't feel you have to - some will & some probably won't, it's up to you.


Facebook
Why not have a look at our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/JJ-Dance-Studios-203645492999587/ & click on "Like" to become a friend. You are most welcome to paste dance photos or comments (nice ones please) on the JJ Dance Studios Facebook page.
Finally, should you have any queries or concerns whatsoever about JJ Dance Studios please do not hesitate to contact us.


Children's Christmas Dance Party 17/12/2016
The Children's Christmas Dance Party will be on the 17th December, 2016 & we would appreciate it if everyone could attend. At the dance party there will be dance demonstrations by the children, medals presentation, & a lovely finger buffet. Everyone always has a great time!


Adult Christmas Dance Party 15/12/12016
The Adult Christmas Dance Party will be on Thursday 15th December, 2016 & everyone is invited! You can dress-up Christmassy, dress smart or wear what you like - we just want you to come & have a good time dancing.You don't need a dance partner as there are teachers in attendance on this night & other students to dance with you. There will be students at all levels in attendance - it's a fun night & your invited. Tickets in advance are £15 which includes a complimentary drink, dancing all night, great company & usually a special cabaret/demonstration from one of the country's top dance couples.


Competition Ballroom & Latin 11/12/2016
We would like all of our students to participate, both young & old. You will be allocated an event according to your age & ability/medal. There will be couple events & solo events. "Solo" events mean that you will be able to dance with one of your teachers or a partner of your choice. Please ensure you book your one-to-one lessons now. It's lots of fun but if you can't participate in an event please come along & support your dance school & fellow dancers & friends. Everyone is welcome!
Tickets are £13 in advance. - https://www.facebook.com/events/1826319947586080/
A limited number of other 
dance schools have also been invited. 


Medal Tests/Gradings - Ballroom, Latin, Streetdance 5/11/2016
The Ballroom, Latin & Streetdance Medal Tests/Gradings for adults & children will be held at JJ Dance Studios on Saturday 5th November, 2016. The children's classes will go ahead as per normal on this day. Everyone who is doing their Medal Test/Assessment must return their form with the fee by Saturday 29th October. The following week we will be giving you your time for the assessment. For those who have not done an assessment we urge you to do it. It is official recognition by the United Kingdom Alliance (UKA) who are directors on the British Dance Council, where you are up to on your course which you are following at JJ Dance Studios. All students must start at the beginning & must do the exams in order You can not skip an exam & do a higher level exam. An exam involves simply dancing with your teacher for a few minutes in front of an independent examiner sent to us by the UKA.

Outstanding results achieved.

Dinner Dance - 5/9/2016
Due to popular demand we are intending to run a glamorous Dinner Dance evening which will be on Thursday 15th September, 2016 held at a beautiful venue called The Warren & you are invited to join us. This wonderful evening will include general dancing, a 3 course dinner with coffee & mint chocolates, a few surprises & lots of fun. We envisage it will run from 7.30pm-11pm & tickets will cost £50. Everyone is welcome friends, relatives & colleagues! Please book your tickets now by return e-mail.

You will also have the opportunity to do a Showcase - A demonstration / show (just like a professional) with your teacher. This is an opportunity for you to put your best dancing costume on, "show off” & demonstrate to your friends, relatives & colleagues your dancing prowess in a glamorous non competitive atmosphere.You can do your medalist routine or you can do a real show dance extravaganza, it’s entirely up to you. There is a fee for this & we can only have a limited number of Showcases so please reserve your place now. Should you wish to know more about this please do not hesitate to speak to John or Jane personally or send us an e-mail.
The Dinner Dance & the Showcases are open to everyone & we hope that not only will you attend but you will also sell tickets to your friends, relatives & colleagues, it promises to be a glamorous & fun evening.

Please book your tickets now to avoid disappointment.

We hope that you will support this venture & look forward to having a wonderful evening with you.


Stage School
Children's Stage School re-commences Tuesday 13th September, 2016. Don't miss out - enrol now - limited places.

Ballet Times for Children
Ballet will re-commence on Monday 12th September, 2016.
4.30pm-5.00pm Primary Ballet 3-6 Years
5.00pm-5.45pm Grade 1-2 Ballet 6-10 Years
5.45pm-6.30pm Grade 2-3 Ballet 10 Years +

BDF Training Camp for the top English Amateurs
The Ballroom Dancers Federation (BDF) elite training camp for the top English Amateurs will be held @ JJ Dance Studios on the 28th August (ballroom) & the 29th August, 2016 (latin). The timetable will be as follows:
Ballroom 
10am-11am: Michael Barr
11.15am-12.15pm: Janet Gleave
1pm-4pm: Marek Kosaty & Paulina Glazik
Latin
10am-11am: Karen Gould 
11.15am-12.15pm: David Sycamore
1pm-4pm: Emanuele SoldiElisa Nasato

Medal Test Day - 2.7.2016
The students both adults & children received outstanding results. 
Medal Test Day for Ballroom, Latin & Street Dance -  2nd July, 2016.
Children's Classes at West Wickham & Beckenham will be on this day as per normal.


Next Ballroom & Latin Competition
The next Ballroom & Latin Competition will be the Jubilee Awards - 26th June, 2016 at Grays, Essex.
This is an opportunity for all our students both young & old to participate in a competition. There are couple & solo events. The later meaning that you can dance with a teacher in an event according to your age & medal grade. We recommend that you have a few lessons with the teacher that you are going to dance with in the competition. For further details ask a teacher now or e-mail us!


Children's Easter Workshop
This is a very exciting opportunity for children from 7 years to 16 years to attend our Stage School / Musical Theatre Workshop.
Tuesday 5th April 10am-3pm
Wednesday 6th April 10am-3pm
Fee £80 
The course will culminate in a performance for family & friends on the final day! 

Adult's Easter Workshop
Everyone is welcome to come along to a Lyrical Jazz Workshop on Saturday 26th March, 2016 from 10am-11.30am, the cost of which is £15. Following this workshop is a Zumba class which costs £8 (or £6 if it is your 2nd Zumba class this week). Do both the workshop & the Zumba class for only £23.


Blackpool, Wintergardens - Competition

On the 2nd October, 2016 students of all ages & grades have the opportunity to attend the United Kingdom Aliance (UKA) Premier Medalist event of the year. The event will be held at the world famous Wintergardens Ballroom in Blackpool. As you will be dancing with a teacher we recommend that you have some private lessons beforehand if you do not already.


The Jubilee Awards 

The Jubilee Awards - Grays, Essex - 20.3.2016
This is an opportunity for all our students both young & old to participate in a competition. There are couple & solo events. The later meaning that you can dance with a teacher in an event according to your age & medal grade. We recommend that you have a few lessons with the teacher that you are going to dance with in the competition. For further details ask a teacher now!


New Adult Beginners Ballroom & Latin Class
We are delighted to inform you that the New Beginners Ballroom & Latin Class is on Tuesday at 9pm-10pm. This class will be taught by Peter & Zia who are the current British National Latin Champions!

New Children's Class Times for West Wickham 2016

STREET DANCE 6-10yrs - (Beginners welcome) 9am-9.30am £5

Ballroom & Latin 6-10yrs (Beginners welcome) 9.30am-10am £5

Ballroom & Latin 4-6yrs (Beginners welcome) 10am-10.30am

Discount for two childrens' classes as above £8.50

Ballroom & Latin 10-16yrs - (Beginners welcome) 10.30am-11.15am £6.75

STREET DANCE 10-17yrs - (Beginners welcome) 11.15am-12pm £6.75

Discount for two childrens' classes as above £11.50

Emmanuel Church Hall, The Grove (off High St), West Wickham, Kent, BR4 9JS


Jazz Workshop
There is a Lyrical Jazz Workshop on Sunday 27th December, 1.30pm-3pm & on Monday 28th December 7pm-8.30pm. They are being run by Igor & are open to everyone. Cost: £18 per day. Discount of £5 for doing both days.

Party Time
The Children’s Dance Party will be held on Saturday 12th December, 2015. The party will be held at JJ Dance Studios, 182B High Street, Beckenham, BR3 1EW & tickets cost £6 There will be a finger buffet, dancing, games, displays & medal presentations.  The party will start at 3.30pm & finish at 6pm. 

The Adults Dance Party will be held on Thursday 17th December, 2015 & will be held at JJ Dance Studios, 182B High Street, Beckenham, BR3 1EW. There will be a fabulous Latin Demonstration by the new British National Amateur Latin Champions, Petur & Zia. Dance the night away 7.30pm-10pm. Tickets £15 in advance - £18 on the door. Everyone welcome!

British National Ballroom & Latin Championships 2015
See the JJ Dance Studios Facebook page how fabulous some of our teachers & students did at Blackpool this year.


Competition Results

JJ Dance Studios adults & children dominate at Canvey Island Ballroom & Latin competition run by the UKA on the 29th November, 2015. Some of the results are as follows:

Girls 6 Years: Latin- 2nd Rosie, 3rd Millie, 5th Olivia

Boys 6 Years: Latin- 2nd Ryan

Girls 7 Years: Latin- 2nd Romilly, 3rd Dotty, 5th Peggy 

Girls 8 Years: Latin- 2nd Isobelle, 4th Ella, 6th Juliana

Girls 9 Years: Latin- 2nd Heidi, 5th Millie G

Girls 10 Years: Latin- 5th Luchia

Girls 11 Years: Latin- 2nd Cassie, 3rd Emily

Boys 11 Years Bronze: Latin- 2nd James

Girls 11 Years Silver: Latin- 2nd Mia


Competition

The next competition for solo (dance with a teacher) & couple events  will be on the 29th November, 2015 at Canvey Island run by the UKA.The address is The Paddocks, Long Road, Canvey Island, Essex, SS8 0JA. 


Medal Tests

All Medal Tests for Ballroom, Latin, & Street Dance will take place on Saturday 28th November, 2015. The children's Ballroom, Latin & Street Dance classes will be held at Beckenham on this day. There will be no Tiny Tots or Street Dance classes on this day.


Blackpool 2015 Results

JJ Dance Studios students achieve fantastic results at Blackpool.
UKA Premier Medalist Competition 2015 Results:
Dotty Blagden - 7yrs & Under - 1st Ballroom & 5th Latin
Juliana Byrnes - 8yrs & Under - 5th Latin
Harley Ward - 10yrs & Under - 6th Ballroom & 5th Latin
Monica Sidhu - Bronze - 3rd Ballroom & 4th Latin
Michelle Gosnell - Bronze - 6th Latin
Wendy Callard - Gold - 1st Ballroom 
Tanya Byrnes - Gold - 2nd Ballroom & 1st Latin
Sarah Adam - Gold - 4th Ballroom
Clare Murrell - Gold - 7th Latin
Anna Ferrer - Gold - 4th Latin
Ozlem Ozyamaci - Gold - 7th Ballroom
Ben Slack - Gold - 6th Ballroom & 5th Latin 
Hannah Hobbs - Bars & Laurels - 1st Ballroom & 1st Latin
Amy Hill Bars & Laurels - 6th Ballroom & 3rd Latin


Night of 100 Stars

We have secured a front row table for JJ Dance Studios at one of the most spectacular events in the dancing calendar - The Night of 100 Stars. At this event you will get to see the world's best professional ballroom & latin dancers in cabaret & have a little social dance throughout the night. Tickets: £40-Date: 5/10/2015-Venue:Effingham Park Copthorne Hotel, West Park Road, Copthorne, West Sussex, RH10 3EU. Email if you are interested in attending.


Blackpool

On 4th October, 2015 students will be attending the United Kingdom Aliance (UKA) Premier Medalist event of the year. The event will be held at the world famous Wintergardens Ballroom in Blackpool. 

You can get a return train ticket to Blackpool North on Virgin costing just £68 travelling Saturday & returning Monday - see  www.trainline.com



New Children's Class

We are excited to announce that there will be new children's Ballroom & Latin classes on every Wednesday starting as of 16th September.   2015. 4.30pm-5.15pm 4-10 years.  5.15pm-6pm 6-16 years. Please register your interest.


New Adult Beginners Class

The New Adults Ballroom & Latin Class for Beginners will be on Tuesday's 8pm & start in September, 2015. Please enquire for more details - enquiries@jjdancestudios.co.uk 



Jazz Workshop

There will be a Jazz workshop for adults on Monday 31st August, 2015 taught by Igor. Everyone is welcome to attend.


Competition Success

JJ Dance Studios students & teachers had huge success at this years United Kingdom Closed Ballroom & Latin Championships. 4 of the 6 top latin couples are associated with JJ Dance Studios. See our Facebook page for details.


Adult's Dance Party
Thursday 16th July, 2015 7.30pm-10pm. Fabulous Latin demonstration by Champions Richard & Korina - don't miss it! Tickets £15 in advance / £18 on the door. Complimentary drink. Socialise & dance the night away. Everyone is welcome.

Children's Dance Party 11/7/2015 
Thank you to all the children (& mums & dads) who supported the studio.  Everyone had a great time.
The Children's Dance Party & Medal Presentation will take place on Saturday 11th July, 2015 at JJ Dance Studios in Beckenham - 3.30pm-6pm. Classes will run as per normal on this day. Tickets in advance £6. Everyone welcome!


Competition Results Jubilee Awards
Children's Solos
5yrs & Under Latin: 2nd Milly Blagden, 4th Ryan French
5yrs & Under Ballroom:  5th Ryan French
7yrs & Under Beginners Latin: 1st Dotty Blagden, Juliana Byrnes 5th
7yrs & Under Beginners Ballroom: 1st Dotty Blagden, 5th Juliana Byrnes
7yrs & Under All Grades Latin: 2nd Romilly Knight, 3rd Dotty Blagden
7yrs & Under All Grades Ballroom: 5th Romilly Knight 7th Dotty Blagden, 8th Juliana Byrnes 
Juvenile Beginners Latin: 1st Harley Ward
Juvenile Beginners Ballroom: 2nd James Cretney, 5th Cassie
9yrs & Under Social Dance Test Latin: 2nd Harley Ward
Juvenile Silver & Above Latin: 4th Mia Ellis
Juvenile Pre-Bronze & Bronze Ballroom: 5th Mia Ellis
Children's Couples
7yrs & Under All Grades Latin: 2nd Ryan & Romilly, 4th JUliana & Rosie
7yrs & Under All Grades Ballroom: 2nd Ryan & Romilly, 3rd Dotty & Millie, 4th Juliana & Rosie
Adult Solos
Under 35yrs Beginners Latin: 1st Steffie Croxson
Under 35yrs Beginners Ballroom: 1st Steffie Croxson, 4th Ozlem Ozyamaci, 7th Hannah Slack
Over 35yrs Beginners Latin: 5th Jackie Baker
Over 35yrs Beginners Ballroom: 3rd Jackie Baker, 5th James Ward
Under 35yrs Social Dance Test & Pre-Bronze Ballroom: 6th Amelia Shanin
Under 35yrs Bronze  & Silver Latin: 2nd Steffie Croxson
Under 35yrs Bronze & Silver Ballroom: 7th Rebecca O'Hanlon
Over 35yrs Bronze Latin: 6th Moni
Over 35yrs Silver Latin: 5th Anna Ferrer
Over 35yrs Silver Ballroom: 4th Sarah Adams, 6th Claire Murrell, 
Under 35yrs Gold & Above Latin: 2nd Hannah Hobbs
Over 35yrs Gold & AboveLatin: 6th Tanya Byrne
Over 60yrs Up To Gold Latin: 6th Vera Benfield 
Over 60yrs Up To Gold Ballroom: 6th Vera Benfield
Over 60yrs Above Gold Latin: 4th Helen Elwill
Over 60yrs Above Gold Ballroom: 2nd Helen Elwill
Adult Couples
Adult Beginners Ballroom: 3rd Ben & Hannah Slack

Competition For Everyone -Jubilee Awards 28/6/2015

CHILDREN'S EVENTS:

Doors Open: 09:00am Ballroom First Round: 09.30am Latín First Round: 1:00pm

ADULT EVENTS:

Doors Open: 5.30pm Ballroom First Round: 6.00pm Latín First Round: 7:15pm

All the students of JJ Dance Studios are invited to attend The Jubilee Awards  which will be held on Sunday 28th June, 2015 at The Civic Hall, Blackshots Lane, Grays, Essex, RM16 2JU. Students will dance in an event according to their age & dance exam level. There are solo events - dance with a teacher & couple events. . Tickets are to be purchased in advance from your teacher at £11.50 each. If possible try to have some private lessons with your teacher that you are dancing with at the competition. Everyone will have a fab time as usual!

New Adult Beginners Ballroom & Latin Class
Group Class Starts 8th May, 2015. Every Friday 8pm-9pm £9.50.
No membership or term fees - just pay as you go.

Medal Tests 13th June, 2015
Outstanding results achieved by both the children & adults who took their exams - ballroom, latin, street dance. Well done everybody.
The next Adult & Children's Medal Tests will be on Saturday 13th June, 2015 at JJ Dance Studios, Beckenham.
Why not have some private lessons to sharpen your skills to improve your grade.

Stars of the Future Competition For couples only.
Brentwood International Centre, Saturday 6th June, 2015. Please advise of your entry & how many tickets (@£23) you require as soon as possible. 


Competition Results Re: Bromley 8/3/2015
Congratulations to everyone who danced in the Bromley Medalist Competition 8/3/2015. The results were as follows:
Juvenile Latin Under 6 years - 1st Rosie Mills.
Juv. Ballroom Under 6 years - 6th Rosie Mills.
Juv. Latin 1st Timers - 4th Cassie Taylor-Nye .
Juv. Latin Under 8yrs Couples - 6th Juliana Byrnes & Rosie Mills.
Juv. Ballroom Under 8yrs Couples - 5th Romily Knight & Ryan French; 6th Juliana Byrnes & Rosie Mills.
Juv. Latin Silver & Above - 5th Bryony Edwards.
Juv. Ballroom Silver & Above - 4th Bryony Edwards.
Junior Latin 1st Timers - 6th Laura Bevan, 7th Auguste Vascylaite, 7th Goda Banketaite.
Junior Ballroom 1st Timers - 6th Laura Bevan, 7th Auguste Vascylaite, 7th Goda Banketaite.
Junior Latin Pre-Bronze - 1st Steffie Camp.
Junior Ballroom Pre Bronze - 2nd Steffie Camp, 3rd Amelia Shanin.
Junior Latin Gold - 7th Niamh Edwards.
Junior Ballroom Gold - 7th Niamh Edwards.
Under 35yrs Latin Pre-Bronze - 3rd Rebecca O'Hanlon. 7th Amelia Shanin.
Under 35yrs Bronze Ballroom - 7th Rebecca O'Hanlon.
Under 35yrs Latin Above Gold - 4th Andrew Brown, 5th Amy Hill.
Under 35yrs Ballroom Above Gold - 4th Amy Hill.
Under 35yrs Latin Silver & Above Couples - 5th Andrew Brown & Amy Hill.Under 35yrs BallroomSilver & Above Couples - 4th Andrew Brown & Amy Hill.
Over 35yrs Latin Bronze - 3rd Michelle Gosnell, 4th Katie Page.
Over 35yrs Ballroom Bronze - 1st Katie Page.
Over 35yrs Latin Silver & Gold - 2nd Anna Ferrar, 5th Fumi Hiraide, 6th Andrew Brown.
Over 35yrs Ballroom Silver & Gold - 1st Anna Ferrar.
Over 35yrs Latin Above Gold - 1st Jackie Langdon.
Over 35yrs Ballroom Above Gold - 6th Ann Howarth.
Over 35yrs Latin Pre-Bronze Couples - 1st Jackie Baker & Rebecca O'Hanlon, 6th Mauritzio & Janet Gilman.
Over 35yrs Ballroom Bronze Couples - 2nd Kevin & Christine Rampling.
Over 35yrs Ballroom Silver & Above Couples - 6th Mauritizo & Janet Gilman.

Competition for Everyone
All the students of JJ Dance Studios are invited to attend The 1st Kent Easter Invitation Medallist Day which will be held on Sunday 8th March, 2015 at Ravenswood School, Oakley Road, Bromley, Kent, BR2 8HP. Students will dance in an event according to their age & dance exam level. There are solo events - dance with a teacher & couple events. The doors open at 9am & the first round of the Juvenile Ballroom will be 9.45am. The first round of the Junior/Adult Ballroom will be approx. 2pm. Tickets are to be purchased in advance from your teacher at £12.50 each. If possible try to have a private lesson or 2 with the teacher you are dancing with at the competition. We trust everyone has a fab time!

Group Classes Price Increase
Please note that all adult group classes will be increased by £1 as of the 14th February, 2015. For children's group classes please refer to the Timetable on the web site.

2014 to 2015
All adult classes will re-commence on the second January, 2015 except for adult ballet which re-commences on the 12th January, 2015.
All children's classes will re-commence on Saturday 10th January, 2015 except for children's ballet which re-commences on the 5th January, 2015.

Dance Workshops
On the 29th December there will be a Ballet (approx. 7pm-8.15pm) & Jazz Workshop (approx. 8.30pm-9.45pm) from 7pm for 2 1/2 hours - £21.25.
On the 30th December there will be a Soft Shoe Shuffle (approx. 7pm-8.15pm) & Jazz Workshop (8.30pm-9.45pm) from 7pm for 2 1/2 hours - £21.25
Everyone is welcome!
These workshops will be taken by Igor. If you are interested in doing any of these dance workshops please email us (info@jjdancestudios.co.uk) as soon as possible to reserve your place.

British National Ballroom & Latin Championships 2014
Outstanding results by JJ Dance Studios teachers & students at the Ballroom & Latin British National Championships 2014 held at the Wintergardens, Blackpool.
Teachers Michael & Lauren - Amateur Latin Champions
Teachers Sam & Shannon - Youth Latin Finalists
Other JJ student results encompassed:  
Amateur Latin - Champion - 3 Finalists  
Youth Latin - Champion - 2 Finalists
Senior 2 Latin - Champion - 3 Finalists
Professional Ballroom Showdance - Champions
Senior 1 Latin - 2 Finalists  
Junior Latin - 1 Finalist
Junior Ballroom - 1 Finalist

Press
In the Daily Mail 15/10/2014 there was a photograph of John Byrnes (Director) & Claire Sweeney from Strictly Come Dancing 2004. This photo can be seen in the Gallery section of the web site. Click on this link to see the article http://www.dailymail.co.uk/.../strictly-sleaze-romantic...

Adult Christmas Dance Party
The Adult's Dance Party will be on Thursday 18th December, 2014 - 7.30pm-10pm. There will be a star cabaret by the Professional British National Ballroom Showdance Champions 2015.

Children's Medal Presentation & Christmas Party
The Children's Medal Presentation & Christmas Party will take place on Saturday 13th December, 2014 - 3.30pm-6pm. Classes will run as per normal on this day.

Medal Tests
The next Adult & Children's Medal Tests will be on Saturday 29th November, 2014 at JJ Dance Studios, Beckenham.
 
Competition Results 21/9/2014
Congratulations to everyone who participated in the competition at Canvey Island on the 21st September, 2014. JJ Dance Studios students did exceptionally well achieving the following results:
Solo Results
7 years & Under Pre Bronze: 3rd Rimilly Knight, 4th Rosie Mills, 5th Olivia Wing-Hae Ng
8/9 years Pre Bronze: 5th Elsa Vandyke, 6th Heidi Mills
10/11 years Pre Bronze: 2nd Emily Hodgson, 4th Ellie Fuller
Juvenile Bronze & above: 7th Mia Ellis
Junior Pre Bronze: 1st Madeline Brolly, 2nd Stephanie Camp, 4th Georgia Bateson
Junior to Bronze: 5th Georgia Breslin
Lady Beginners: 2nd Rebecca O'Hanlon, 5th Jackie Baker
Under 25 years Ladies Bronze & Silver: 6th Ozlem Ozyamaci
Under 25 years Ladies Gold & above: 3rd Hannah Hobbs
Over 25 years Ladies All grades: 1st Dominique Wells, 3rd Steffie Croxson, 6th Anna Ferrer
Over 45 years Ladies All grades: 1st Wendy Callard, 5th Sarah Adams
Couple Results
7 years & Under Pre Bronze: Juliana Byrnes & Romily Knight
8/9 years Pre Bronze: 5th Heidi Mills & Elsa Vandyke
10/11 years Pre Bronze: 2nd Sophia O'Leary & Emily Hodgson
Juvenile Bronze & above: 3rd Mia Ellis & Ellie Fuller
Junior Pre Bronze & Bronze: 6th Georgia Bateson & Madeline Brolly
Under 25 years All grades: 6th Dominique Wells & Hannah Hobbs
8's & Under with Junior or Adult: 4th Rosie Mills & Rebecca Legge
9/10/11 years with Junior or Adult: 5th Madeline Brolly & Sophia O'Leary
Under 25 years /Over 25 years: 4th Dominique Wells & Hannah Hobbs


World Championship
John Byrnes, Co-Director of JJ Dance Studios has been selected by the British Dance Council to adjudicate at the forthcoming World Latin Show Dance Championships 2014, which is to be held in Russia.

NEW Adult Beginners Ballroom & Latin Class
We are delighted to announce that a NEW Beginners Ballroom & Latin Class will be starting on Tuesday 19th August, 2014. This class will be on every Tuesday from 7pm-8pm for a cost of only £8.50 per class.  If you think you have two left feet or you have never danced before but want to just give it a try, this is the class for you. Partners are not essential but helpful.

The Night of 100 Stars
JJ Dance Studios will be attending The Night of 100 Stars organised by the Ballroom Dancer' Federation at the Copthorne Hotel, Effingham on Monday 6th October, 2014. Please see John or Jane for tickets. Our very own Igor will be competing at the event.

Dance Competition 21/9/2014
JJ Dance Studios are intending to attend a Dance Competition on September 21st, 2014 at The Paddocks, Long Road, Canvey Island. There will be couple events & solo events (dance with a teacher) for everyone according to their age & ability. Tickets are £10 for competitors & spectators & must be purchased in advance from JJ Dance Studios. Please let your teacher know if you are interested in attending. If you wish to compete on the day perhaps you would like to book a one-to-one lesson with your teacher.


Children's Dance Party
Sunday 7th September, 2014 - 1.30pm-4pm, - JJ Dance Studios, Beckenham.
This is an opportunity for everyone to see a display by the children showing what they have learned this term. Finger buffet & lots of FUN. Tickets in advance £6. Classes run as per normal.

Adult Dance Party
Thursday 11th September, 2014. 7.30pm - 10pm. Tickets in advance £15. Tickets on the door £17. Further details to follow. Everyone Welcome!

Students have huge success at The UK Closed Ballroom & Latin Championships 2014
JJ Dance Studios teachers & students have huge success at the UK Closed Ballroom & Latin Championships. Congratulations to our very own Igor who was placed in the final of the UK Closed Professional Latin Championship, Michael & Lauren who won the UK Closed Amateur Latin Championship, & to Sam & Shannon who were 3rd in the UK Closed Youth Latin Championship. The students also did fabulously well from the Juvenile's to the Seniors. For further results see our Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/pages/JJ-Dance-Studios/203645492999587?ref_type=bookmark


Medal Tests Results
JJ Dance Studios students received exceptional grades for their recent Ballroom, Latin & Street Dance exams. Congratulations to those who received great grades & to everyone who took part - both adults & children.

Medal Tests
Medal Tests for Ballroom, Latin & Street Dance will be held on the 28th June, 2014 at JJ Dance Studios, Beckenham. Please note that all Saturday classes will run as per normal.

Easter
Most classes will run as per normal over the Easter holiday period but please check by clicking onto your relevant dance style which is listed under "Classes" on the main menu of JJ Dance Studios website. We wish everyone a very Happy Easter.

New Teacher
We are delighted to welcome Sam, who is a young gentleman joining our team of teachers. Sam will be teaching Ballroom & Latin. One of Sam's credits is that he is a former World Youth Semi Finalist.

Dance Competition
On Sunday 23rd March, 2014 JJ Dance Studios will be attending The Jubilee Awards at The Civic Hall, Blackshots Lane, Grays, Essex, RM16 2JU. All students are welcome, both young & old. There will be couple events & solo events (dance with a teacher) for everyone according to their age & ability. Tickets are £10 for competitors & spectators & must be purchased in advance from JJ Dance Studios. Please let your teacher know if you are interested in attending. If you wish to compete on the day perhaps you would like to book a one-to-one lesson with your teacher.

Well Done
Well done to all the JJ Dance Studios students who competed at the Champions of Tomorrow 2014 at Blackpool. 

Lyrical Jazz Workshop
On the 28th December, 2013 - Lyrical Jazz Workshop run by Igor. Amazing work out and very interesting dance full of theatrical moves and expressions If you are interested in this type of workshop please let us know.

Christmas to 2014
Please check the relevant class for details of when classes finish for 2013 & re-commence for 2014. E.g. for Ballroom class details, look under Classes & click Ballroom Classes.
Generally, adult classes will continue up to the 23rd December followed by a short break.
Classes will recommence on Thursday 2nd January 2014. Children's Ballroom classes re-commence on Saturday 11th January, 2014. Ballet classes re-commence on Monday 6th January, 2014.

Adult's Christmas Dance Party
Thursday 19th December, 2013
7.30pm - 10pm. Tickets in advance £15. Tickets on the door £17.
Latin Cabaret by Lauren & Michael Hemera. Dress Christmasy or in Christmas colours. 
Everyone Welcome!

Children's Christmas Dance Party
Saturday 14th December, 2013 - 2pm-5pm, - JJ Dance Studios, Beckenham.
This is an opportunity for everyone to see a display by the children showing what they have learned this term. Finger buffet & lots of FUN. Tickets in advance £7. Classes run as per normal.

Dance Exams for Ballroom, Latin & Street Dance 
Saturday 30th November, 2013 - JJ Dance Studios, Beckenham. 
Children will first do their dance classes as per normal & then their exams.

Congratulations
Congratulations to all those couples who competed at The British National Championships at Blackpool: You all did yourselves & JJ Dance Studios proud.

Dance Competition (Ballroom & Latin)
JJ Dance Studios students, both children & adults were very successful & everyone had a fun time. To see photos & comments please seethe JJ Dance Studios Facebook page.

We are organising a fun competition day which will take part on Sunday 20th October, 2013. The event will be held at the lovely Oakley House, 358 Bromley Common, Bromley, BR2 8HA. The venue has a large dance floor, beautiful decor & a fully licensed bar where you can also get sandwiches, tea, coffee etc. It will commence with the Juveniles at 10.30am, Juniors from 11am & approximately 3pm for the adults.
We would like all of our students to participate, both young & old. You will be allocated an event according to your age & ability/medal. There will be couple events & solo events. "Solo" events mean that you will be able to dance with one of your teachers or a partner of your choice. It's lots of fun but if you can't participate in an event please come along & support your dance school & fellow dancers & friends. Everyone is welcome!
Tickets are £10 in advanced & must be purchased from your dance school. For further details to find the venue please see www.oakleyhouse.co.uk
A limited number of dance schools have been invited but If you are from another dance school & would like to participate please do not hesitate to contact us to request an invitation.

Night of 100 Stars
30/5/2013

Fall Ball
28/9/2013

Congratulations
To Igor for being placed 5th in the Professional Latin UK Closed Championships. Igor teaches Latin, Ballroom, Argentine Tango & Zumba at JJ Dance Studios.

Adult Dance Party
11/7/2013

Jubilee Awards Competition
23/6/2013

Medal Tests - Street Dance + Ballroom & Latin
15-16/6/2013

Competition 17/2/2013
JJ students will be attending the competition on the 17th February, 2013 at Herne Bay.
If you are interested please contact us as soon as possible.

Adult's Christmas Dance Party
20th December, 2012

Children's Christmas Dance Party
15th December, 2012

Medal Assessment Dates for Ballroom, Latin & Street Dance
Saturday 24th November, 2012 (children)
Sunday 25th November, 2012 (adults)
Exams are held at JJ Dance Studios, 182B High Street, Beckenham, BR3 1EW

Dance Competition (Ballroom & Latin)
Directors Comments:This was a fantastic event where everyone had a most enjoyable time. Our students were extremely sucessful. Congratulations to everyone who took part.

We are organising a fun competition day which will take part on Sunday 21st October, 2012. The event will be held at the lovely Oakley House, 358 Bromley Common, Bromley, BR2 8HA. The venue has a large dance floor, beautiful decor & a fully licensed bar where you can also get sandwiches, tea, coffee etc. It will commence with the Juveniles at 10.30am, Juniors from 11am & approximately 3pm for the adults.
We would like all of our students to participate, both young & old. You will be allocated an event according to your age & ability/medal. There will be couple events & solo events. "Solo" events mean that you will be able to dance with one of your teachers or a partner of your choice. It's lots of fun but if you can't participate in an event please come along & support your dance school & fellow dancers & friends. Everyone is welcome!
Tickets are £10 in advanced & must be purchased from your dance school. For further details to find the venue please see www.oakleyhouse.co.uk
A limited number of dance schools have been invited but If you are from another dance school & would like to participate please do not hesitate to contact us to request an invitation.

Adult Dance Party
Thursday 7.30pm-10pm 19/7/2012 @ JJ Dance Studios
Tickets in advance £12; on the door £14

Children's Dance Party
Saturday 3pm-6pm 14/7/2012 @ JJ Dance Studios, Beckenham
Tickets in advance: Children £5.50; Adults £6.50
(classes as per normal in the morning at West Wickham)

Medal Assessment Dates (Ballroom & Latin, & Street Dance)
Saturday 16/6/2012 @ JJ Dance Studios , Beckenham
Saturday 23/6/2012 @ West Wickham

Dance Competition (Ballroom & Latin)
We are organising a fun competition day which will take part on Sunday 30th October, 2011. The event will be held at the lovely Oakley House, 358 Bromley Common, Bromley, BR2 8HA. The venue has a large dance floor, beautiful decor & a fully licensed bar where you can also get sandwiches, tea, coffee etc. It will commence with the Juveniles at 10.30am, Juniors from 11am & approximately 3pm for the adults.
We would like all of our students to participate, both young & old. You will be allocated an event according to your age & ability/medal. There will be couple events & solo events. "Solo" events mean that you will be able to dance with one of your teachers or a partner of your choice. It's lots of fun but if you can't participate in an event please come along & support your dance school & fellow dancers & friends. Everyone is welcome!
Tickets are £10 in advanced & must be purchased from your dance school. For further details to find the venue please see www.oakleyhouse.co.uk
A limited number of dance schools have been invited but If you are from another dance school & would like to participate please do not hesitate to contact us to request an invitation.

Download Competition Programme

Medal Assessment Dates (Ballroom & Latin, & Street Dance)
Children: Saturday 5th November, 2011 from 1.15pm
Adults: Sunday 6th November, 2011 from 11.30am
JJ Dance Studios, 182b High street, Beckenham, BR3 1EW
Please note that classes will be as per normal.

Christmas Dance Party
Adult Christmas Dance Party Thursday 15th December, 2011
Tickets to be purchased in advance
JJ Dance Studios, 182b High Street, High Street, Beckenham, BR3 1EW
Watch this space for more details.

Children's Christmas Dance Party Saturday 17th December, 2011 3pm-6pm
Tickets to be purchased in advance.
JJ Dance Studios, 182b High Street, Beckenham, BR3 1EW
Watch this space for more details.

New Studio
Opening in July 2011, JJ Dance Studios is an awe inspiring dance venue that offers something to everyone of all ages & abilities.

The venue which is in Beckenham High Street (behind Boots The Chemists) has been meticulously designed for dancing & socialising with exacting standards & quality, not to mention a touch of opulence.

New Dances Now Available
We now offer the following range of dance, dance fitness and private lessons;

Argentine Tango
Ballet
Ballroom
Latin
Salsa
Street Dance
Pilates
Zumba


Click here for the latest timetable.


Our Dance Credentials Include;
Former Professional Dancer & Consultant for BBC TV show "Strictly Come Dancing"

Timetable
Exciting Timetable now available.
Click here to download

News

Strictly Come Dancing 
Register your interest for the next Adult Beginners class.
Children's Beginners Ballroom & Latin Classes 


Dance Shoes Discount
Order your Supadance dance shoes from JJ Dance Studios & receive a 10% Discount. 

Dance Wear Discount
To receive your 10% Discount from DSI tell them you are from JJ Dance Studios & ask for your discount.

Vacancies
We require a Ballroom & Latin Teacher/Dancer.

Latin Competitors
Practice Night.
Every Friday 8.30-10pm
Latin Only
£10 per couple


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