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Dennis Samuel

Dennis Samuel
Ballroom & Latin dancing torquay
learn to dance holidays
Dancing holidays in Torquay with professional hosts

Absolutely brilliant, we had the most fun on the dance floor in a long time. As experienced dancers - this was the perfect break, a pleasure from beginning to end!   

Lynn Elvy & Lesley Fegan, Gerrard's Cross - Solos Ballroom & Latin dance break

Dennis Samuel

The story of Dennis and dancing goes way back, way back, to the 1960s and starts with him being a member of the London Gang Show. For two weeks a year the boy scouts put on a show at the Golders Green Hippodrome in North London. Under the direction of a man called Ralph Reader who, apart from being associated with the scout movement, was also a famous actor, show dancer and producer of the time both here and in the states. 

From this came appearances on TV as well as records. In fact, Dennis recorded at Abbey Road studios before the Beatles were thought of and yes Dennis has walked across that pedestrian crossing!

Jump forward many years and the Line Dance craze was big in the South West and Dennis was part of that, running up to three classes every week in Torbay. From this, Dennis met his wife Olympeas and they diversified to Ballroom Dancing with the help of their assistant running classes for 15 or more years. 

Dennis and Olympeas specialise in all aspects of Ballroom and Social Dancing. In fact, anything that you may do when visiting a well run dance. Apart from the standard Ballroom Dances we include Latin, Popular Sequence, Line and Barn Dancing together with things like Rock & Roll thrown into the mix, so something for everybody. Dennis says that the difference in their dance classes is that you must have fun. 

From the teaching came hosting both for large dances as well as smaller events, parties, weddings etc., with the addition of Barn Dances where mayhem rules. Dennis and his wife enjoy seeing people going home tired out, having had a great evening of fun and dancing. 

Dennis’ philosophy is.......”add smiles to your dancing and you get fitness, good health and a longer life, what better way to go through life.” 

Dennis & Olympeas look forward to seeing you on the Dance floor. To find out more about your hosts visit: www.musicfordancing.co.uk/

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NEW Social Dance Break
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NEW Social Dance Break

Host: Dennis Samuel Date: 04 Feb 2018

New Social dance break for 2018 with new hosts Dennis & Olympeas. Lots of fun to be had with Ballroom, Latin, popular Sequence, Line dancing and a little Rock & Roll with a night of Barn dancing.

  • No. nights: 5
  • Hotel: Victoria
  • Brochure price: £255
Special offer price: £240