Welcome

Gareth and Lisa


***** BEGINNER’S DANCE CLASS *****

A brand new beginner’s dance class!

A weekly class every Tuesday, 7pm at Herstmonceux Village Hall.

Come and learn all the dances you see on Strictly Come Dancing.

No need to book in advance, just turn up on the night.

£6.00 per person, per session.

Great fun and great exercise!

Any questions, please contact us


We are Gareth and Lisa Taplin and we run a growing successful Ballroom and Latin American dance school in East Sussex.

If you are looking for somewhere to learn, improve, or just enjoy your dancing then we have something for you.

We are both fully qualified dance teachers and have been dancing from a very young age. We have competed at the very highest level and became British Ballroom Dancing Champions and at our peak we were ranked 3rd in the World.

We pride ourselves on making dancing fun and our school is open to anyone who wants to learn. We are successful at teaching all levels of dancer from pure beginner to top level competitor and have the ability to tailor our teaching to suit your needs.

Although we are based in East Sussex, we regularly travel around the United Kingdom running our very popular dancing holidays.

We hope you enjoy using our website and find everything that you need. However, if you do have any questions then please contact us and we will try our best to help.

We regularly update the site, so please come back and visit us again!

Gareth and Lisa


What we offer

  • Various weekly group dance classes for all levels of dancer
  • Private tuition
  • Social dances
  • First dances for weddings
  • Corporate functions
  • Dance medals
  • Dancing holidays
  • Dance cabaret
  • Dance DVDs and Videos
  • Dance lectures
  • Competition adjudicating
  • Dance hosting and organising

Just some of the dances that we teach

  • Waltz
  • Cha Cha Cha
  • Foxtrot
  • Salsa
  • Tango
  • Quickstep
  • Rumba
  • Samba
  • Viennese Waltz
  • Jive
  • Paso Doble
  • Merengue
  • Plus all of the popular Sequence and Old Time dances.