Welcome

Welcome everyone at TEDA vzw. TEDA is above all an association of passionates in dance couple willingly devoted to its promotion and development of its educational field. We focus mainly on the 10 ballroom dances (5 standard dances and 5 Latin American dances). TEDA is open to everyone from the age of 5 and no matter what your level is. TEDA is dedicated to teaching cursors, training and guiding competitors, and assisting professionals to a level allowing them to acquire more skills and enrich their knowledge.

We too are taking our precautions against Covid 19. In collaboration with Danssport Vlaanderen and the sports department of Machelen, we respect the agreements that are required to us.

Our mission

Founded in 2018, after the idea to bring together all enthusiastic, dedicated people for couple dance, TEDA is a recognized dance academy that guarantees training at a qualitative, professional level.

TEDA is primarily a place for everyone, without distinction between culture, descent and religion. TEDA is a place where actual practice, the theory of torque dance comes to its fullest. Learning the right techniques is closely linked to this. Whether it is physical, athletic, cultural, intellectual, disciplinary or social-recreational, TEDA wants to offer all the benefits generated by the study of this dance sport. Everyone is welcome!

Ballroom dancing

Ballroom dances find their roots back at the end of the 16th century. The present day (since the years 50) it is a group name for a certain kind of dance. Namely, couples dance, dancing with partner. Consisting of 10 dances, including 5 standard dances and 5 Latin American dances.

-5 Standard Dances: Waltz, Viennese Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot and Quickstep.

-5 Latin Dances: Pasodoble, Samba, Rhumba, Cha Cha Cha and Jive.

Ballroom dancing/couple dance can be started from an early age. Kids last Kindergarten class, kids primary school, adults and seniors can practice this hobby as a recreational or sporting activity.

Training

The courses at TEDA are organized, depending on the level and age of the dancers and athletes. The pedagogical approach focuses on multidisciplinary development (KLUSCE). TEDA is an academy where everyone with a passion for sporty-dancing, both practical and theoretical, recreational, as a hobby, or competition is directed to its draw. Lessons are given in Dutch, not the French or English can also be discussed.

Social-recreational level

-Learn to put your first steps together with your dance partner

-Improve motor skills;

-Choreography adapted to the level;

-Have fun together with your dance partner;

-Perfecting technique in a fun way;

 

Competitive Level

-Custom choreography;

-Use of biomechanics, adequate for sporting dancing;

-Competition simulations;

-Make use of the WDSF criteria Video analysis;

-Working with guest teacher on a regular basis.

Professional level (teachers/jury members)

-Upgrade the basic techniques;

-Learning/improving pedagogy and didactics;

-Knowledge of the different dance techniques;

-Identify the needs of your pupil;

-Study of the choreographic and musical composition;

-Functional analysis of the body;

-Coordination of the different body parts;

-To convey the desire and enjoyment of couple dance-dances;

-Dynamic exchanges;

-Working, studying on the basis of the WDSF books, Standard, Latin;

-How to accompany match couples;

-Priorities in the judging of ballroom competitions (St./Lat).

Membership

The membership is open to children from 5 years old to seniors…. and is based on different categories. You have your membership fee, and also the contribution of the club lessons.

Membership TEDA VZW.     €10 (-18 years), €15 (+18 years).

Everyone can become a member of TEDA VZW. TEDA’s members are automatically affiliated to Danssport Vlaanderen  and receive a periodic magazine (Just 4 You-18, Swing + 18) and benefit from an insurance as wel.

* The dance season begins in septembre 2020 and ends august 2021.


Planning

Lessons start on on thursday the 10th of september 2020 and on Monday the 14th of september 2020, and this every week, same day/hour for 13 lessons.

A free lesson will take place for the class SOLO Stijldansen. This on thursday the 10th of septembre (19.15-20.00) and on monday the 14th of septembre (19.15-20.00). You do not need at all a dance partner to follow these lessons.

You will learn to dance the Chachacha, Waltz, Samba, Tango, Rumba, Quickstep…….all on your own.

Monday  

  •  Kids beginners         17.30 – 18.15
  • Kids advanced           18.15 – 19.15
  • SOLO stijldansen      19.15 – 20.00 (no dance partner needed)
  • Couples beginners    20.00 – 21.00
  • Couples advanced     21.00 – 22.00

Thursday   

  •  Kids beginners         17.30 – 18.15
  • Kids advanced           18.15 – 19.15 (guided practise by Inge)
  • SOLO stijldansen      19.15 – 20.00 (no dance partner needed)
  • Couples beginners    20.00 – 21.00
  • Couples advanced     21.00 – 22.00

Saturday         

  • Kids advanced          11.30 – 12.30

* No lessons during the Christmas holidays

* No lessons during Easter holidays

After the 13 lessons series you can register for a new series of lessons.

If interested in competition guidance, don’t hesitate to contact us by mail at infos@teda.be.


Prices lessons (per person)

Couple Dance Kids 

-Kids beginners:  13 lessons =  €80 (+one- time membership) or 26 lessons      (2x a week) =  €100

-Kids advanced:  13 lessons =  €80 (+one- time membership) or 26 lessons      (2x a week ) = €100

Couple Dance Adults

-SOLO stijldansen:  12 lessons  = €80 (+one -time membership) or 24 lessons (2x a week) =  €100

-Couples beginners/advanced:  13 lessons =  €85 (+one- time membership) or 26 lessons (2x a week) =  €115

 

* The lesson lasts 45 minutes for Kids beginners and for SOLO stijldansen, and 60 minutes for Kids advanced and couples beginners/advanced


Place : Sporthal Bosveld (Evenementen zaal) – Heirbaan 10, 1830 Machelen

Sporthal Bosveld, Heirbaan 10, 1830 Machelen
TEDA Kids/Adults @ Sporthal Bosveld (Evenementen zaal), Heirbaan 10, 1830 Machelen