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To whom is membership available?

Membership shall be open to the following group in order of priority:

  • All interested students registered at MUN
  • Interested faculty and staff of MUN
  • Interested alumni
  • All other interested priorities
*Note: Some higher level classes will require a partner. However, single spaces are available in entry level classes.

How much is membership to the BLDC?

Membership fees are the following (Winter 2017):

  Student Non-Student
Membership $30 $30
Add 1 Hour Class + $15 + $25
Add 1.5 Hour Class + $20 + $30

Please Note:

*The cost is the membership fee PLUS the cost of each class

*You cannot attend classes until you have paid in full.

* It is recommended that students take each level twice before advancing. However, exceptions can be made.

What does my membership entitle me to?

Your membership will allow you to participate in the following:

  • Receive BLDC e-mails
  • Attend all BLDC social events
  • Discounted formal dinner and dance ticket
  • The opportunity to meet and make new friends

What dances and dance steps will I have the opportunity to learn?

Dances taught by the club vary depending on the class' experience and the instructor, but may include:

  • Waltz
  • Cha Cha
  • Samba
  • Rumba
  • Quick Step
  • Foxtrot
  • Paso Doble
  • Jive
  • Salsa
  • Ballroom Line Dancing
  • Newfoundland Waltz
  • Merengue
  • International Tango
  • Argentine Tango

What level should I enroll in?

There are three levels that are available to members (which cover a multitude of dances) as well as individual classes in; Argentine Tango, Salsa and Jive. Levels are based on your familiarity with the dances (see level description).

  • Level I: Teaches basic figures. Ideal for beginners as well as people who are not yet comfortable with moving on to more advanced dance steps.
  • Level II: For the intermediate dancer, it is required that you have completed Level I twice prior to taking Level II. The Level II classes teach steps other than the basic figures.
  • Level III: Level III is for dancers who have taken Level II at least twice. Level III dancers are welcome to register and enjoy a social dance atmosphere.
  • Salsa: This class will teach you the basics of the Salsa. This is a class that focuses solely on Salsa. In this class students will begin by learning the basics of the dance and over the course of the ten weeks more complex figures will be taught. 
  • Argentine Tango: This is a class that focuses solely on the Argentine Tango. In this class students will begin by learning the basics of the dance and over the course of the ten weeks more complex figures will be taught.


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President: Katherine Sue-Ping
Vice President: Allison McGarry
Treasurer: Kaitlyn Kelly
Secretary: Yazan Jabr
Social Co-ordinators: Harold Loveless
T.A. Co-ordinator Olivia Richarz
Webmaster & DB Admin:

Colin Withers

Teachers
  • Kim Russell
  • Andrea Scherle
  • Christine Greening
Past Presidents:
  • Andrea Scherle
  • Emily Cardwell
  • Jacinta Whalen
  • Julie Rose
  • Olivia Richarz

You can view the current draft of the constitution by clicking here.