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October 31, 2019

Sashay Dance Delivers Lecture at Leeds Business School

Earlier this week Sarah Hough – Director of Sashay Dance, visited Leeds Beckett University Business School to deliver a lecture on her top business tips and share her journey with Sashay Dance.  Sarah started Sashay Dance as a hobby in 2016 and quickly had to learn the ropes of business due to the company’s rapid growth.  She started dancing at the age of 6 and this has been her main passion in life.  One of her top business tips would be to set up a business based on your passion, as not only will that give you and your customers […]
September 17, 2019

Last Night of Freedom Supplier Awards and Party in Newcastle!

We attended a very exciting event last Thursday for the Last Night of Freedom (LNoF) supplier awards and party in Newcastle.  LNoF are the UKs number 1 hen and stag company specialising in creating the best hen and stag weekends, organising anything from hotels, activities to accessories.  We have worked with them as a national supplier for 3 years now and this year we were delighted to be nominated again for Best National Supplier! The event started off very civilised with a fizz reception at Bealim House, followed by the awards and then to our surprise we were whisked off […]
August 29, 2019

Top 5 hen party ideas and activities that can come to you

With an increasing number of hen parties opting for a cottage/big house hen party here’s our top 5 ideas and activities that can come to you for your hen weekend: For a beautiful hot summers day or night why not try wine tasting by Thirty Fifty, they have a fabulous fizz package available and gin cocktail option.  Sashay Dance can come to you anywhere in the UK to deliver a fun themed hen party dance class.  All our classes are suitable for all, 2 left feet friendly and a lot of fun.  With 17 groovy themes including Greatest Showman, Spice […]
August 4, 2019
Corporate wellness and team building dance classes

Why dancing is a great idea for your team! Corporate, Wellbeing and Team Building

Corporate events, wellbeing and team building activities are becoming a bit same old and we want to ‘shake’ things up a bit, here’s the top 5 reasons why a fun dance class is now one of the top ideas to give your team something to dance about: 1. It’s so much fun and a real feel good activity! 2. Dancing is one of the best activities for wellbeing, reducing stress/anxiety and making you more in the present moment. There are also some fantastic social benefits. 3. You will all learn something new. The dance classes are suitable for all regardless […]
July 31, 2019

What is a Sten and Hag party? Plus why dancing is the perfect activity for one!

A number of stag and hen parties have decided to team up with a joint sten or hag do (both mean the same thing). So the stag and hen party altogether on one big celebration, it’s also very popular with the LGBT community too. Here’s our top 5 reasons of why we think these are a fab idea: • A lot of couples have the same set of friends and this makes it possible for everyone to celebrate together • It can be cheaper, as there’s just 1 celebration instead of 2 • It’s on the same date so there’s […]
July 19, 2019

Trade Secrets on Organising Your Wedding

We met with Ellen from LND Events who replaces the ‘how?’ with ‘wow’ when it comes to organising the most gorgeous weddings.  Here are her top 5 trade secrets for organising a wedding: Don’t commit to a venue before checking the registrars are free.  If you’re not having a church wedding then make sure your venue will hold your preferred date with no money exchange, that way you’ll have time to ensure your registrars are free.  They get extremely booked up with lunch time weddings being the most popular times to go.  You don’t want to lose half a day […]
June 27, 2019

Competition – Perform The Hen Party Routine at Your Wedding!

A lot of our hen party groups perform their hen party dance routine at the wedding which we think is an excellent idea. For those sitting on the fence line here’s some reasons why you should do the hen weekend dance routine at your wedding: 1. Firstly it will be lots of fun and a good laugh 2. You’ve already learned the routine fairly recently so you might as well show it off 3. Free entertainment for wedding guests 4. Create happy dancing memories on your special day 5. You could win the Sashay Dance Competition for best hen party […]
June 20, 2019

Tips For Dancing in Your Wedding Dress!

Sashay Dance visited Bridal Reloved York to come up with the best advice on dancing in your wedding dress.  Here’s our top 5 tips: If you’ve not yet got your dress there’s a few wedding dress styles which make dancing a whole lot easier.  Try the high low dress (slightly higher on the hem on the front than the back), the dress with the detachable train or why not use it as the perfect excuse to get 2 completely different dresses.  Dresses vary immensely in weight too and generally the lighter the dress the easier it is to dance in. […]
June 11, 2019

Hot off the press! Sashay Dance – Small Business of The Year?

We are delighted to read the article today on the York Press website to say we are sashaying our way into the frame for Small Business of The Year.  I wonder who will Sashay away with the trophy… only time will tell! Here’s a link to the article and a copy of it below: https://www.yorkpress.co.uk/business/awards/profiles/17697996.sarah-sashays-into-the-frame-for-small-business-of-the-year/ York-based Sashay Dance specialises in fun hen party dance classes across the UK. It’s proven to be a hit, thanks to its ‘groovy themes’, such as Dirty Dancing, Greatest Showman and Spice Girls. It insists that all of its classes are suitable for everyone, even […]
May 29, 2019

Top Tips to Improve Your Dad Dancing! Don’t forget Father’s Day 16th June

It’s Father’s Day on Sunday 16th June so I thought it would be nice to give all the Dads a present from us at Sashay Dance. Here’s our top 5 tips to improve your Dad Dancing: 1. Don’t panic Listen to the music a few seconds first which will help set the pace for your dancing. If it’s very quick music you’re best to do smaller steps and with slower music there’s time to do slightly bigger steps. 2. Keep it simple To avoid the embarrassing Dad Dance sometimes it’s best to just keep it simple, side tapping and changing […]

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