Course details

Ballroom 3

Intermediate ballroom (standard/latin) course
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Level

Intermediate

Styles

Cha Cha Cha, Englischer Tango, Englischer Walzer, Jive, Quickstep, Rumba, Wiener Walzer

Teachers

Marina Ivanović & Thore Göbel

Room

ETH Zentrum, CAB Foodlab

Costs

40.00 CHF for students, otherwise 80.00 CHF

Time
Tuesday, 20:15 - 21:30
05. March - 16. April
No lesson(s) on:
Tue, 02. April 2024

Description

During the social courses, we will teach you the basics of ballroom dancing. Ballroom dances are partner dances that are mainly popular in Europe and consist of two categories: Standard and Latin.

What you are going to learn

With Viennese Waltz and Quickstep, you are going to learn two new Standard dances. Additionally, we will introduce new figures for English Waltz, Cha Cha, Rumba and Jive.

Requirements for the course

You are expected to know these figures. If you have any questions, please contact anmeldungen@tanzquotient.org.

English Waltz
  • Closed Changes
  • Natural Turn
  • Reverse Turn
  • The Basic Pattern (I.e. natural turn, closed change, reverse turn, closed change)
  • Whisk
  • Chassé from Promenade Position
English Tango
  • Walks (Left & Right Foot)
  • Rock Turn
  • Progressive Link
  • Closed Promenade
Cha Cha
  • Closed Basic
  • New York
  • Underarm Turn
  • Spot Turns
  • Open Basic
  • Three Cha Chas Forward and Back
Rumba
  • Closed Basic
  • New York
  • Underarm Turn
  • Spot Turns
  • Cucaracha
  • Open Basic
Jive
  • Basic in Place
  • Change of Places Right to Left
  • Change of Places Left to Right
  • Fallaway Rock
  • American Spin
  • Stop and Go

Reviews

Reviews for Ballroom 3
16. April 2024, 23:12 Teachers: Tim Gehrunger & Irina KempfRoom: ETH Zentrum, CAB Foodlab
I liked how Irina and Tim explained a lot of technique when introducing the figures so that the people who already understood the basics could pay attention to the details already!
16. April 2024, 11:26 Teachers: Tim Gehrunger & Irina KempfRoom: ETH Zentrum, CAB Foodlab
Irina and Tim were great teachers, very helpful and professional with explaining the new figures. Totally recommend Ballroom 3!
04. Nov. 2023, 10:32 Teachers: Vitaliya Bahdanava & Thilo SchmidRoom: ETH Zentrum, CAB Foodlab
Amazing teachers! The dance course was really nice and dynamic. I recommend it :)
02. Nov. 2023, 19:44 Teachers: Vitaliya Bahdanava & Thilo SchmidRoom: ETH Zentrum, CAB Foodlab
The teacher were highly technically skilled and explained the new figures very well. In comparison to other instructors, they focused more on the technique and less on introducing figures. I enjoyed the course a lot.
27. Oct. 2023, 15:25 Teachers: Vitaliya Bahdanava & Thilo SchmidRoom: ETH Zentrum, CAB Foodlab
100% Recommended!
14. Sept. 2023, 16:21 Teachers: Tim Gehrunger & Irina KempfRoom: ETH Zentrum, Alumni-Pavillon
The course with Irina and Tim was great as always! They are great teachers and the classes are very entertaining :)
12. Sept. 2023, 15:00 Teachers: Tim Gehrunger & Irina KempfRoom: ETH Zentrum, Alumni-Pavillon
Great teaching !
12. Sept. 2023, 12:36 Teachers: Tim Gehrunger & Irina KempfRoom: ETH Zentrum, Alumni-Pavillon
A steep learning curve from Ballroom 2 to Ballroom 3 through the addition of Quickstep and Viennese Waltz, but with the help of Irina and Tim it was manageable. Their patience and elaborate explanations helped immensly! Looking forward to their Ballroom 4 course :)
Reviews the teachers got for other courses
09. Feb. 2024, 21:30 Ballroom 2 with Thore Göbel & Marina IvanovićRoom: UZH Irchel, Y25-H-92
Marina & Thore were the best!
14. Dec. 2023, 13:32 Ballroom 2 with Thore Göbel & Marina IvanovićRoom: UZH Irchel, Y25-H-92
Thore and Marina are great teachers! It's easy to follow their explanations; they have found a good balance between dry runs and dancing to music, all while providing just the right amount of feedback. They're also approachable and fun. I would definitely join one of their courses again.
27. Oct. 2023, 17:02 Ballroom 1 with Marina Ivanović & Thore GöbelRoom: UZH Irchel, Y25-H-92
Really good teachers! Good preparation for the Polyball ;)
27. Oct. 2023, 14:41 Ballroom 1 with Marina Ivanović & Thore GöbelRoom: UZH Irchel, Y25-H-92
Marina & Thore were great teachers! They're funny, friendly, and super easy to talk to! :-)