Quick Quick Slow Dance Studio is owned and run by Duncan and Hannah Trever.
They are qualified dance teachers with the United Kingdom Alliance and the International Dance Teachers Association. They are both Championship Adjudicators registered with the British and World Dance Council. They are also members of the Dance Promoters Association of which Duncan sits on the committee for the Northern Area.
At their Studio they host a wide range of dance events for all dances. Both members and non-members are very welcome to attend their social dances and events. Their events see a wide range entertainment brought to Stoke-on-Trent. Their cabaret nights have seen many top dancers taken to the floor including the Quick Quick Slow cabaret Dancers, Warren and Kristi Boyce, Neil Jones & Katya, Ben Taylor & Stefanie Bosson, Danny Stowell & Kate Moore, A.J Pritchard & Chloe Hewett and more.
Saturday Night Social Dances see Duncan & Hannah host their CD Dance dates and the very best live Music from Carol Bradbury, Phil Brown, Richard Keeling, Something Different, Martin Atterbury, Larry Green, Kevin Thompson, Graham Derby & The Mick Richards and Harold Barlow Duo. Doors open at 7.30pm, dancing 8pm until 11.15pm. (See this year’s dance programme for more information).
In 2010 Duncan and Hannah organised and hosted the very first “Spectacular Dinner and Dance” which was held at the King’s Hall, Stoke-on-Trent. This event also featured live music from the Empress Orchestra and an Amateur Ballroom and Latin dance competition. In 2012 the event received Championship status from the British Dance Council and became the Stoke-on-Trent Championships. This event has continued to become popular throughout the dance world it attracts couples from all over the country. This year “2013” will see Professional Championships added to this event which will be held on Saturday 4th May and for the first time a second day has been added and this will see Juvenile, Junior and Senior Championships plus supporting competition’s, this will take place on Sunday 5th May.
Our Dance Events and Styles Ballroom
The Ballroom dances include; Waltz, Tango, Slow Foxtrot, Quickstep and Viennese Waltz. These dances have been danced for many years, they each one has its own style. The Waltz is soft and gentle and emerged in the UK around 1812. It's now danced to popular songs like 'Three Times A Lady'. The Tango originally an erotic dance from The Caribbean and Argentina. The dance arrived in England in 1912. The Slow Foxtrot is the most elegant of the Ballroom dances and lots of Big Band classics blend to this dance perfectly. Quickstep stems from the Charleston; it's the fast dance which is buzzing full of excitement.Latin American
The Latin dances include; Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Jive, Samba and Paso Doble. The Cha Cha Cha is a lively Cuban dance from the 1950's. Rumba is a slow sensual dance which dates back to the 16th Century. Jive which was inspired by Bill Haley and Rock Around The Clock. Samba is the national dance of Brazil, a Latin dance that can be traced back some 400 years. Paso Doble a dance that depicts the Bullfight, which is commonly dance to the 'Spanish Gypsy Dance'.Zumba
Zumba Fitness® was created in the mid-90s by Colombian native Alberto "Beto" Perez, a celebrity fitness trainer and choreographer for International pop superstars. Inspired by the traditional cumbia, salsa, samba and merengue music he grew up with, Beto paired his favourite pulsating Latin rhythms with the red-hot international dance steps his clients loved and Zumba Fitness® (Spanish slang for "to move fast and have fun").Sequence Dancing
This is perfect for socialising and pleasure. Sequence dancing is most popular because of its short routines which are set to lots of styles. Lots of rhythms, gentle exercise, mental stimulation, good music and friendly company. Dances include; Mayfair Quickstep, Rumba One and lots more.Hip-Hop and Street
Hip hop developed from several cultures, including jazz, rock, tap and American and Latino cultures. Hip hop is a very energetic form of dancing. It is unique in that it allows its dancers to perform with freedom of movement, adding in their own personalities.Salsa
Let your hair down with Salsa. It's the sexy fun style of dance. Using easy steps and great with great music you're sure to enjoy it. This is also a great way to keep fit.
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