Welcome to UCanDance
The first class of 2017 is tonight at Burnside high! See you there for an epic time!
16 Oct 2017 AGM Tonight!

Hello Everyone!

We've come to the last week of term, and it's time to pass the torch onto the future leaders of UCanDance!
Week 12 is notorious for being a rather action-packed week in both clubs and university itself, and UCanDance is no different...
The upcoming week includes the AGM, the Chocolate Giveaway, and the final End of Term Party!

AGM Monday 16th October

The AGM is one of the most important events of the entire year where we go over what happened in the last financial year, whilst also electing our UCanDance committee for 2018!
We encourage as many members to attend as possible, since this is the best opportunity to get your voices heard for which direction you think the club should be heading in next year.
We also supply some top-quality food and beverages for those who attend!

The AGM is TONIGHT, Monday October 16, in Kirkwood Room KH03 starting at 7:30pm.
If you want to discuss committee roles with the current members, the Committee will be there at 6:45pm.
ANYONE can run for committee, so if you're interested, throw your hat in the ring!

2017 Committee Roles
- President: Courtney Brown
- Vice President: Yuri Filatov
- Treasurer: Finn LeSueur
- Secretary: Regan Harding
- General Committee - Noel Bisson, Matthew Ruffell, Ollie Scott, Phoebe King.

UCanDance Annual Chocolate Giveaway

Now this is something we can all get behind: FREE CHOCOLATE!
Instead of having a proper class this Wednesday, we like to focus our time on having a series of different dances that people can participate in, all with the common goal of winning chocolate!

Our panel of judges will be grading a solid number of different styles and speeds that we've all been learning throughout the year, combined with an abundance of party games and giveaways.
Everyone will be leaving with something in their bellies at the end of the night!

The Chocolate Giveaway will be held at Riccarton High School Hall, on Wednesday October 18, starting at 7:00pm.

From Jack 'n Jill to Role Reversals, it's gonna be a blast for all! So come along and try your hand at winning some free chocolate, entry is FREE for all!

Final End of Term Party

It's almost time for Halloween! There's a solid amount of us who celebrate this holiday in New Zealand, so in true UCanDance fashion, we're making it the theme for our final End of Term Party!

The End of Term Party will be held at Riccarton High School Hall, on Saturday October 21, starting at 8:00pm with $5 entry for all. The theme is HALLOWEEN, so get spooky!

Halloween themed food and drink will make an appearance, so come along and round off the year in style!



One last time from me, dance on!

Regan Harding
UCanDance Secretary

(p.s. love you all <3)

11 Sep 2017 Dance returns tonight!

Hello Everyone!

This is just a quick reminder that our weekly dance classes begin again tonight. Hopefully you've all come back to uni (relatively) refreshed and ready to go!

Rueda Special Class

Rueda kicks off this Wednesday! Come into dance tonight, or Wednesday from 7:00pm - 7:15pm to sign up for the class!

Rueda will be held every Wednesday, for the first 5 weeks of Term 4. Held from 7:15pm - 8:00pm, the first class will begin on Wednesday the 13th of September.

The cost of this special class is $20 for all 5 classes. You can pay electronically, or on the door just before classes on Monday the 11th and Wednesday the 13th of September.
See the event for more details on how to pay electronically.

Wednesday Time Changes for Term 4

The first five Wednesdays of Term 4 are going to be slightly different due to the Rueda Special Class:

Mondays remain unchanged.

Week 1 - Week 5 Wednesdays:
- Rueda (7:15pm - 7:55pm),
- Modern Jive (8:00pm - 8:45pm),
- Salsa (9:00pm - 9:45pm),
- FreeDance (9:45pm-10:00pm).

Week 6 Onwards Wednesdays: Revert back to Monday times.


Let's get back into it!

Dance on!

Regan Harding
UCanDance Secretary

4 Sep 2017 Term 4 and Rueda!

Hello Everyone!

It almost pains me to say it, but this is the last term of UCanDance before we all start thinking about locking ourselves in for the wild ride known as final exams. But before we start thinking about all that, we've got another fun time coming up very soon...the Rueda Special Class!

Note: there are going to be time changes for Term 4 because of the special class!

Rueda Special Class

As far as group dances go, Rueda is a staple of UCanDance in recent years, with a flurry of people rushing to the centre of the floor once the call is announced. If you want to be a part of this phenomenon, you should sign up to the special class this term!

Rueda will be held every Wednesday, for the first 5 weeks of Term 4. Held from 7:15pm - 8:00pm, the first class will begin on Wednesday the 13th of September.

The cost of this special class is $20 for all 5 classes. You can pay electronically, or on the door just before classes on Monday the 11th and Wednesday the 13th of September.
See the event for more details on how to pay electronically.

Wednesday Time Changes for Term 4

The first five Wednesdays of Term 4 are going to be slightly different due to the Rueda Special Class:

Mondays remain unchanged.

Week 1 - Week 5 Wednesdays:
- Rueda (7:15pm - 7:55pm),
- Modern Jive (8:00pm - 8:45pm),
- Salsa (9:00pm - 9:45pm),
- FreeDance (9:45pm-10:00pm).

Week 6 Onwards Wednesdays: Revert back to Monday times.


Answer the call of Rueda!

Dance on!

Regan Harding
UCanDance Secretary

Classes are back on Feb 27th, 2017!

UCanDance is the University of Canterbury's dance club, specialising in popular partner dances such as Modern Jive, Salsa and Bachata. We run classes twice a week during the university year for just $3 for students and $5 for everyone else. Plus, if you come on Monday, Wednesday is free! Concession cards are also available.

We also run a variety of events throughout the year, including our annual UCanDance Ball and a weekend retreat to Hanmer Springs, end of term parties and more!

Stay in touch by joining our Facebook Group, and liking our Facebook page.

Everyone is welcome - no experience or partner required!