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All the text below is from the organisations' Web sites and does not refer to modernjive.com in any way.

Class/Freestyle/Event Listings

Ceroc UK Ceroc UK Ceroc is an abbreviation for the French phrase c'est Rock.

We have been introducing people to the world of partner dancing for over 27 years.

Our stylish dance, sometimes referred to as 'Modern Jive', is a fusion of Salsa, Ballroom, Hip Hop, Tango and Jive. We make learning to dance fun, easy and relaxed.

Going to a Ceroc evening is a great way to meet people, have fun and keep fit all whilst learning to dance.
Jive Classes Jive Classes All jive/swing dance classes in the South and West.
LeRoc In And Around Bristol LeRoc In And Around Bristol For information about classes in Bristol and the surrounding area, and for the latest news on the upcoming dances and LeRoc social events.

Maps - Times - Prices - News - Reviews - & More!
Lynda's List Lynda's List Contact Dancing Events List for London and the South Coast.
Planet LeRoc Planet LeRoc Dances and events in or near Wales.
SalsaJive SalsaJive Welcome to the longest running partner dance information website in the UK. We cover Salsa on the Latin side and Modern Jive based dances such as LeRoc and Ceroc™. Both hugely popular and a fantastic night out!

Our goal is to bring comprehensive, up-to-date and free to use listings of clubs/classes, special events, news and more, for the UK. We have well over 1000 entries and receive updates daily.
South West Swing South West Swing This is a dance information web site that provides details on forthcoming Modern Jive, Swing, Lindy Hop, Rock 'n' Roll, Ballroom, Salsa, Tango, Cajun Zydeco and many other partner dance events, freestyles and workshops in the south west region. Also listed is information about local dance clubs, live music suitable for dancing and national and international dance links.
Southern UK Jivers' Calendar Southern UK Jivers' Calendar Southern UK Jivers' Calendar
UK-Jive UK-Jive Modern jive classes & events for the UK. National directory of Ceroc, LeRoc and all other styles of modern jive dancing. Find classes and events in your area, subscribe to our regular newsletter and view recommendations for music and videos.
The LeRoc Modern Jive Federation The LeRoc Federation The LeRoc Modern Jive Federation is an organisation of teachers of this ever popular modern jive dance. With over 50 members we represent a significant proportion of the UK's modern jive teaching community, and all of our members have passed a rigorous examination to prove their knowledge and ability to teach.

Our members run classes and events throughout the country. On this site you will find information on events organised by our members and how you too can become part of this community of independent teachers.



Online Moves & Lessons

AfterFive - I Jive AfterFive - I Jive A Dancer's Guide

A guide for Modern Jive (including Leroc and Ceroc®), Lindy, Tango, Salsa and other "social" dancers. Topics include: Dancing With Confidence, General Tips, Floor Craft, The Lead And Follow Connection and descriptions of 150+ Modern Jive moves.
Dance Yourself Dizzy Dance Yourself Dizzy Learn the Modern Jive beginners moves using our Learn on Line pages. The videos on each page will explain how to get started, how to link moves together and will get you dancing all 21 of our beginner Modern Jive moves. Its a step by step process, keeping to the basics, that's easy to follow, fun and rewarding. We won't tell you off for putting your foot in the wrong place, wearing the wrong clothes, not wearing dance shoes, facing the wrong direction or using the wrong hand. After all......
dancing is supposed to be fun!

Plus approximately 40 'free to use' Modern Jive moves that change on a regular basis as we add new moves and remove others.
Jive Treasure Box Jive Treasure Box This site contains details of all the jive moves that I have come across over the last few years dancing in jive and modern dance venues over the South of England. Feel free to add your own....
JiveMeCrazy.com JiveMeCrazy.com Learn To Dance Online.

Download Modern Jive Lesson Videos - Broadcast Quality.

Whatever you do, don't leave this site before you download a free sample lesson.
Jiveoholics Anonymous Jiveoholics Anonymous Welcome to the web's most complete site for modern jive (Ceroc, Leroc etc) dance step information and advice.

Here visitors can click through detailed textual descriptions of over 600 moves or select one at random.

Start by viewing 19 beginner moves or try the visual map of 100 key moves to get you going. Study just one move (the yoyo) explained in gruesome detail or consult a dictionary of jive terminology?

Indeed there is plenty of advice for beginners, improvers, including style and safety and the Q&A forum to ask about anything not covered here.



Other Modern Jive Links

FunkyLush Dance Music How To Jive Music recommendation Web site.

Funkylush.com has been developed to help dancers find music that they will love to dance to. The site is arranged into a number of different music genres including: Dance/Pop/Rock, Funky R&B/Soul, Blues, Latin, Nutango, Jazz/Swing, Chill etc.

By clicking on the links dancers can listen to music samples either on iTunes or Amazon MP3. New or rediscovered tracks get added regularly.

There are also some playlists from dance events.
How To Jive How To Jive If you are new to LeRoc, Ceroc or Modern Jive then come to our Introducing Partner Dancing page. Then become an 'instant expert' by dipping into our Guide to Swing dancing & Jive dancing styles.

If you are already a keen dancer then become an 'afficionado' by heading for the Spotlight on LeRoc and Spotlight on Ceroc pages. This gives in-depth knowledge of how, why, when and who made it all happen - and explains why the same dance has several different names.

To understand how various jive styles emerged, check out the 20th Century Overview which pinpoints important events in music and dance evolution.

Then for Modern Jive Teachers pages are there to help you improve your teaching and club services - with some useful information sources and ideas.
Jive-Live! Jive-Live!
Dance events run, or co-run by Jon Brett.
Original LeRoc Original LeRoc Glyn Bampfield - LeRoc Essex

I worked with Michel on the production of his ‘Original LeRoc Dance Manual’.

Over the years I have continued to dance and teach - always maintaining what Michel and Louis taught me.

Now based in the Southend area of Essex, it is my intention to continue teaching Original LeRoc.



General Dance Links

Date A Dancer Date A Dancer Date a Dancer is an online dating and friendfinder service

With Date a Dancer you can meet new friends, find romance or simply meet up online with people sharing similar interests and hobbies.

If you are a dancer you will be able to meet like-minded people; if you are not, but like active, athletic or energetic people, this could also be for you.

Dancers from all dance genres are members of Date a Dancer, so you could find love with a new person and a new dance! 100 new dancers joined in just one week preceding recently!

You can meet your date at a dance venue where it's safe and it's fun; it's up to you.

You can register for free and search the site completely anonymously right away - and it's completely safe, secure and confidential. Join today; it could change your life forever.
Dance Booker Dance Booker Dance Booker! A community for friends old and new to spend a little down-time with like-minded people in the dancing world. Listing dance events throughout the UK - Jive, Ceroc, Salsa, Ballroom, etc. Includes booking facilities directly with the organisers.
Dance Boot Camps Dance Boot Camps Intensive Dance Workshops for Beginners and Improvers across a wide range of partner dance:
  • Argentine Tango
  • Ballroom/Latin
  • WestCoastSwing
  • Blues
For our bootcamps we bring you only the finest professionals in their field and our events offer total immersion into the dance. We also pride ourselves on offering a very friendly personal service and creating fun sociable learning environments.
School of Dance Dance School Find a dance school. Worldwide dance schools directory.

Here you can find the most important dance schools, and also first-hand information about dance education, dance career, dance wear and other resources related with dance.
Dancing in the UK Dancing in the UK Dancing in the UK is a comprehensive directory of dance schools, clubs and colleges around the UK. Why not take a look at our latest magazine online?
DanceDanceDance.com Dance Diary - London & South-East Dance Forums
DancePartner.com dancescape Dance Web
People-Connection.co.uk Sapphire Swan Dance Directory ThisDance.com
Udance2 - Your Dance Community @URL Internet Arts Resources Online Dating - Protect Yourself



DJs

Disco Jive Greg Davidson John & Linda Ford
John Vassallo



West Coast Swing Links

West Coast Swing UK WCS London UK West Coast Swing Dance Championships



Blues Links

Blues Dance Dance the Blues



Some Swing Links

Any Swing Goes Atomic - The Essential Guide to the Retro Revival BoogieNights
Edinburgh Swing Dance Society Jazzjive Swing/The Rock Dance Co Jitterbugs
Live2Jive London Swing Cats London Swing Dance Society
Swing Dance Scotland Swing Time SavoyStyle
Swingland SwingTastic The Lindy Circle
The National & New England Swing Dance Server World Swing Dance Council



Some R'n'R, Hustle and Boogie Links

Cambridge University Acrobatic Rock'n'Roll Complete UK Rock'n'Roll Gig Guide Danslinks WWW Page
FJ Rock'n'Roll Pty Ltd Maggie's Blue Suede News Planet Jive
Rock'n'RollDance.com World of Sport & Social Dance (Russia) British Rock 'n' Roll DanceSport Federation
2Rock Acrobatic Rock 'n' Roll Club

If I missed some - please let me know about them!

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