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Samantha Ashdown

Dance and Drama Games Instructor

Samantha has been trained at The Centre Performing Arts College. Studying 3 years in performance and dance teacher training course, she is currently in her last year and completing her CDE's teaching qualifications.

In the past Sammy has performed in many different pantomimes at the Central Theatre as well as in the West End with The Centre. Sammy has also appeared in Music Video's - George Sampson.

From Sam:-

"I am hoping to bring my experience, enthusiasm and fun to my classes at Rochester Dance Junction and make my classes enjoyable for everyone. All levels welcome! I hope to archieve a friendly and fun atmosphere for my classes and look forward in meeting you and dancing with you!"

Classes


Classes & Disco Parties For People With Disabilities

These classes are catered for people with learning and/or physical disabilities, these classes aim to bring enjoyment, fun and the environment to make new friends in a safe and friendly environment.

Dancercise

In this class we start with a warm up using a range of movements and gentle stretches I use similar movements and stretches  to help improve memory and co ordination, we also include some simple hand and feet exercises after this we will work on a routine with repetitive movements changing this every 3 weeks.  To finish we have a free style section where we ask someone to pick a song or we have our Freeze exercise which is like musical statues, we have a range of abilities in this class with everyone joining in including carers.

Drama

In this class we use a range of games and improvisation, through out the class we use imagery, props, costumes and music, we have a few warm up games that we repeat so that the clients become familiar with these and relax quickly into the class, one of our warm up games is called rubber chicken, we encourage involvement from everyone in the class again we have a range of abilities in the class with everyone joining in including carers.

Welcome to stay for refreshments after your classes

The cost is £5 per session which includes one or both classes with free entry for carers with valid ID card. All classes are on a drop in basis so just pay for the class that you attend no booking needed!

Class Times


Wednesday

10:30 - 11:30

Dancercise & Fun


Wednesday

13:00 - 15:00

Disco (Every 2nd Wednesday Of The Month)


Our Location

Rochester Dance Junction -

681 Maidstone Road - Rochester - Kent - ME1 3QJ