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Winter Update

What are you looking forward to this Winter!
For me, it will be the countdown to Spring LOL!!
Seriously though I’m looking forward to more dancing, socials, and events.
I am excited to see the return of Festivals.It has been a slow start to 2021 and we are quietly and confidently rebuilding.
Winter is approaching and we are introducing short courses to encourage new students to join our studio and our monthly socials.

Studio Socials
It was a super Saturday Social last Saturday night and we look forward to end of month next dance. Save the Date
Gosford 26 June 7pm  Door fee

30thBirthday Event
Our 30thBirthday will be held at 31 July at Central Coast Leagues Club with Lemon Squeezin Daddies.  Reminder at this event we will be promoting awareness for Coast
Shelter.  There will be raffles to help raise funds.  Cash donations must be placed in an envelope with your name and address so they may receipt you.

Dance Tournament- Shake Rattle & Rumble 
We are in the process of looking for a venue for our next dance competition which will be run under a “tournament” guideline.  I would like to thank those of you who have come forward with Sponsorship for this event to help us get this off the ground and cover all
expenses.  Sponsorship is still open.

The date is still to be confirmed  and we are looking for first week in September.

Chromefest Friday 22 Oct
There are 2 events I will be involved in this year at Chromefest.  The first event I can confirm is the Friday Sockhop at Chromefest.

The first event will be held Friday 22 October.
The second event is Saturday 23 October.
Further details for both these events will be revealed end of July.

At this point in time I am not authorized to give any more information.
Please note there are big changes coming to Chromefest this year in keeping with Covid restriction regulations. I will reveal more when permitted.Tickets are not on sale yet.  I will be taking names though as there are number restrictions.

New Courses
New beginner courses starting at all venues the week beginning Monday 14 June.
New beginner courses starting the week Monday 2 August

Peoples Choice
-Woodcroft Venue
Swing is back in the 8pm time slot this Thursday 3 June

It has been a while since we have had a one off Triples class.  Please send us your feedback if you would like to see it implemented this month.

-Gosford Venue June and July format
RocknRoll Beginners & Intermediate 7pm
Intermediate Class at 8pm as follows below
June – Swing and Bal Swing (5 week)
July – Slow Foxtrot & Waltz (First 2 weeks)
There will be no classes 21 & 28 July at Gosford and we will return Wednesday 4 August.

We believe in word of mouth and we do appreciate you spreading the word. No one is
going to promote our business better than you….our students. The algorithms with Facebook is working against us at the moment and they are changing all the time.

Save the Date
Great to see Festivals revived this year.
Cooly Rocks Coolongatta On 9-13 June
RetroFest Port Macquarie 27-29 August
Crank it Up Festival Batemans Bay 10-12 September
Chromefest The Entrance 22-24 October

Social Media
Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Youtube.
I personally don’t do Facebook but I do keep the business and group page up to date with the help of the staff.

Courtesy Call
In recent weeks we have had a large number absent from classes.  We do ask if you could please message us a few hours prior so we may re-arrange staff and classes.  The
messenger groups have been working great.  For those not on messenger you may simply send a text.  We thank you for your understanding.

Sayings
When you realise that you don’t actually create abundance.
Abundance is always present, you just create limitations.

Happy Feet Happy People Happy Dancing!
See you on the dance Floor
Anna & Justin

 

Mad for March

Welcome Back!

Life is a dance! Taking one step at a time at our own pace in our own rhythm.
Celebrating our 30th Year!

Glad to be back in 2021 and welcome to all our new Beginner students. This month sees us back at all venues.

There have been some changes to the admin but the dancing is all the same as is our team.

We are also excited to announce we are 30 Years Young this year. We have definitely seen some changes in the last 3 decades none so much like 2020.
One thing for sure is we have changed for the better just like a fine wine.

Student Spotlight
In celebration of our 30thBirthday we have introduced a student spotlight segment this year.You may have noticed our few videos posted on Facebook in the last 3 weeks.Next week I hit Sydney.It’s been a lot of fun getting to know our dance family.
Stay tuned for our Staff Spotlight which will be coming up soon.

Where to Dance?  Our Locations
Concord, Emu Plains, Camden, Woodcroft, Katoomba and Gosford

How much does it cost?
Casual fees
$16 Woodcroft & Gosford
$15 Emu Plains, Concord, Camden & Katoomba

Lesson Pass
4 Lessons $60
Private Lessons start from $80 varies according to duration and venue hire (per couple or per person)
Payments may be made
Online, bank deposit or cash
Please note online and credit cards incur a $1 processing fee

New Courses
We are welcoming beginners back in 2021.
Blue Suede Shoes Dance School has a registered Covid Plan with NSW Health and QR code check in is available at entry.For those without a smart phone we have a register concierge available.

Woodcroft
Please note we have a shortage of Leads in our RocknRoll Beginners class at our Woodcroft Venue.Please spread the word to help this venue grow.We are on a 3 month trial at this location.It has been a challenge to get this venue to its former glory.Woodcroft was our largest attending venue and our longest standing venue (20years) before it burnt down in January 2015. We were the first dance studio to hire the hall twice a week back in 1995.I thank you in advance for your support.


Restrictions Easing
With Restrictions relaxed we still need to be in keeping with our Covid Plan.Therefore the 1.5sqm rule still applies at entry and exits of venues.Please note some venues, for example, Gosford and Woodcroft have surveillance cameras and extra attention is recommended when outside the building perimeter.

*Hand Hygiene is provided.
*Masks are optional.

*2sqm rule applies in all our venues and chairs will be placed accordingly. 

April Dates
Dayslight Savings Ends Easter Sunday 4 April
Easter Weekend dates Good Friday 2 April
No Woodcroft on Thursday 4th and 15 April
Seniors Week 13-24 April
Anzac Day Sunday 25 April

Please note Thursday 1st April and 15thApril there will be no classes.There has been a previous booking prior to our coming back to classes in 2021.


Remember
Please be reminded if you are unwell stay home and as a courtesy can you please text or email us. Please check in at entry using QR Code provided.

Best for Last..Do you want to know a secret?

The much anticipated event!!

Welcoming you back to the dance floor with theAston Martinis.
Please note this event is offered to Blue Suede Shoes Students.

Fri 9 April  7.30pm Emu Plains
Tickets $35 VIP Pass Members $30

Limited tickets Bookings essential
Restricted numbers

Saying
What would you ask for if you knew the answer was Yes?

From the team at Blue Suede Shoes

Thank you for your support
Let’s keep dancing