You can join the Beginner Course twice per year: in September and February.

Next Course

The next course starts in the week of September 2023.

Practical Information

19 classes, one class per week of 75 minutes
20th week finishes with a dance exam.

Class Days and Times
You register for one of the groups and therefore follow one class a week. If you cannot attend a class, you can join another group that week.

– Mondays 21:45 – 23:00 – Sportcentrum VU
– Wednesdays 20:00 – 21:15 – USC Universum
– Sundays 18:00 – 19:15 – USC Universum

Dance Partner
You do not need a dance partner to join the course. Registration is per person. During the classes we will switch partners.

If you want to bring a partner, they need to register separately. Please make sure your partner registers in time before the course is full, because we do not keep spots reserved.

Classes are taught in Dutch or English based on the participants.

€70,- for student members
€80,- for students
€160,- for non-students
– It is possible to pay in two instalments.
Please see the general terms & conditions for all details.

About the Beginner Course

AmsterDance organizes weekly dance classes in partner dancing for beginners in the University Sport Centre Universum (USC Universum) and Sportcentrum VU. The course lasts 6 months and consists of 19 classes and starts every semester. The course is completed with a dancing exam in the 20th week for which you will receive a dancing diploma of level “Bronze”.

During this course you will learn 7 dances: Slow Waltz, Tango, Quickstep, Cha-cha-cha, Rumba, Jive and Salsa. During the course, you are taught the basic figures of each dance and learn the techniques to dance them well. After the course you have a good basis is partner dancing and you can continue with the Silver classes.

You sign up for the course individually, so you do not need a partner. If you want follow the course with a dance partner, they have to register separately. During the classes we will switch partners to better practise leading and following and to get to know each other!