Answers to commonly asked questions

General

Do I need a partner for Adult Ballroom and Latin class?
Do I sign for a course for Adult Classes?
How many do you have in a Beginners Ballroom Class?
How many teachers are present in Ballroom Classes?
Do I have to pay for a term?
What is the minimum amount of people for a hen party?
Where are you based?
How long is a course for Ballroom and Latin American?
How long has Anderson Dance Group been running?
What footwear do Adults need?
How long is a course for Ballroom and Latin American?
Do I have to do dance exams?
What are opening hours?
Can I choose any style for a hen party?
Do I pay a deposit for the hen party?
How do I pay for hen party?
Refund on Classes
Do I need a partner for Adult Ballroom and Latin class?

Yes you do need a partner male or female.

Do I sign for a course for Adult Classes?

Yes you do the first week as a trial and then you sign to a 10/12 week course.

How many do you have in a Beginners Ballroom Class?

Most classes have 10 – 14 couples.

How many teachers are present in Ballroom Classes?

We normally have 2 teachers in attendance.

Do I have to pay for a term?

When you first start you pay weekly, once completing one complete term, you will be invoiced. You pay by bank transfer/or cash.

What is the minimum amount of people for a hen party?

There is no minimum number for a hen party. But if there are less than 8 people you pay for 8.

Where are you based?

We are based at Hannakins Farm Community Centre, Rosebay Avenue, Billericay CM12 0SY. Where we have been established for over 21 years.

How long is a course for Ballroom and Latin American?

Most courses are 8 to 12 weeks course.

How long has Anderson Dance Group been running?

Anderson Dance Group has been established for over 21 years.

What footwear do Adults need?

When you first start to learn to dance it is recommended that men wear leather shoes(not trainers) and ladies where sensible height shoes.

How long is a course for Ballroom and Latin American?

Most courses are 8 to 12 weeks course.

Do I have to do dance exams?

I.D.T.A. dance exams are available to everyone. These are not compulsory unless you are competing in IDTA Nationwide events are Blackpool

What are opening hours?

We are open Monday to Saturday 8.30 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Can I choose any style for a hen party?

Yes you can have any style for a hen party. If it doesn’t appear on the list please ask.

Do I pay a deposit for the hen party?

Yes a deposit has to be paid by bank transfer within one week of making booking.

How do I pay for hen party?

Payment is required by bank transfer

Refund on Classes

Technical

What dance types are part of the Ballroom genre?
What dance types are part of the Latin genre?
What dance types are part of the Ballroom genre?

Waltz, Tango, Quickstep, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz.

What dance types are part of the Latin genre?

Rumba, Samba, Jive, Cha Cha Cha, Paso Doble.

Children

Do you do a free trial lesson for children?
Do I have to pay for a term?
Do you accept credit/debit card at class?
What is the minimum amount of people for a hen party?
Where are you based?
Do all your staff have CRB?
Do I have to have a uniform?
What footwear for children?
Do I have to do dance exams?
What are opening hours?
What dance types are part of the Ballroom genre?
What dance types are part of the Latin genre?
What age can my child start?
Can I take part in dance competitions?
How often do you have competitions?
Do you do a Show?
How long is a term?
Do you do summer classes?
How long has Anderson Dance Group been running?
I feel my child isn't being challenged in the classes he / she is in. What can I do about this?
Am I permitted to watch my child’s class?
Am I allowed to stay with my toddler?
If my child does not want to continue taking class, do I receive a refund?
Can I buy a voucher for a present?
Can I join a team
Can I join a competition class?
Do you do a free trial lesson for children?

Yes for every genre we give a free trial lesson.

Do I have to pay for a term?

When you first start you pay weekly, once completing one complete term, you will be invoiced. You pay by bank transfer/or cash.

Do you accept credit/debit card at class?

Unfortunately we only accept cash or bank transfer for payments.

What is the minimum amount of people for a hen party?

There is no minimum number for a hen party.  But if there are less than 8 people you pay for 8.

Where are you based?

We are based at Hannakins Farm Community Centre, Rosebay Avenue, Billericay CM12 0SY.  Where we have been established for over 21 years.

Do all your staff have CRB?

Yes al our staff are CRB checked.

Do I have to have a uniform?

After completion of one term, all children are required to wear an Anderson Dance Group vest top, which can be purchased from Mrs. Anderson. We ask that hair is tied back in a bun or pony tail.

What footwear for children?

Ballroom/Latin shoes for Ballroom, bare feet for freestyle disco. Jazz shoes for rock n roll.

Do I have to do dance exams?

I.D.T.A. dance exams are available to everyone. These are not compulsory unless you are competing in IDTA Nationwide events are Blackpool.

What are opening hours?

We are open Monday to Saturday 8.30 a.m. – 10 p.m.

What dance types are part of the Ballroom genre?

Waltz, Tango, Quickstep, Foxtrot, Viennese Waltz.

What dance types are part of the Latin genre?

Rumba, Samba, Jive, Cha Cha Cha, Paso Doble.

What age can my child start?

We take pupils from the age of 2 1/2 years.

Can I take part in dance competitions?

Yes you can take part in dance competitions.

How often do you have competitions?

If you are doing freestyle competitions this is usually twice a month. Ballroom competitions are twice a year.

Do you do a Show?

We usually do a show / showcase at Christmas time usually in January when things are a bit quieter.

How long is a term?

We run with the school term which are usually 6 to 8 weeks.

Do you do summer classes?

Yes we do run some summer classes.

How long has Anderson Dance Group been running?

Anderson Dance Group has been established for over 21 years.

I feel my child isn't being challenged in the classes he / she is in. What can I do about this?

We ask that you send an email or telephone as we do not wish to waste time in class.

Am I permitted to watch my child’s class?

We like parents to watch the first class so that you can see what you are paying for.

Am I allowed to stay with my toddler?

We allow parents to stay at mini movers class until they are settled then we suggest you have a cup of coffee in the adjoining waiting area.

If my child does not want to continue taking class, do I receive a refund?

Sorry you do not receive a refund.

Can I buy a voucher for a present?

We offer vouchers for every genre of dance that we teach. You make the phone call to us we do the rest.

Can I join a team

We hold auditions for our freestyle teams once a year.

Can I join a competition class?

Yes speak to a member of staff.

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