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 […]
December 18, 2018

Top 10 Tips For Dancing at Your Christmas Party!

1. “Trust me you can dance!” – Vodka 2. Dance like noone’s watching because they’re not, they are checking their phones. 3. Okay I’m joking let’s move onto some serious ones now. Don’t dance with a glass more than half full, make sure to drink half of it first otherwise it will spill onto yourself and floor making it slippery. 4. If you plan on wearing killer heels take an extra pair of flats in your bag, otherwise you’ll either be bare foot or sat down during peak dancing time. 5. If you really don’t want to dance and people […]
November 30, 2018

Sashay Dance Wins National Award!

Earlier this month the Sashay Dance team travelled down to London for the Last Night of Freedom supplier party and awards evening.  Last Night of Freedom (LNoF) are the UKs number 1 hen and stag company specialising in creating the best hen and stag weekends, organising anything from hotels and activities to accessories.  We had added excitement for this trip though, as we were nominated for 2 awards – Best National Supplier and The Outstanding Achievement Award. On arrival we were greeted by Butlers in The Buff with Prosecco and garlands from hula girls for their Hawaiian themed party.  After […]
November 1, 2018

Sashay Dance On Don’t Tell The Bride!

Sashay Dance launched in July 2016 and we quickly became national on our mission to give everyone something to dance about.  We specialise in fun dance classes for hen parties and ladies parties across the UK and recently made our first TV appearance on Don’t Tell The Bride on E4 teaching a hen party dance class in Leeds. Sarah Hough, Director and Founder of Sashay Dance said ‘it’s been an amazing few years for Sashay Dance and when I found out that the hen party that had just booked was for Don’t Tell The Bride I was excited about the […]
May 4, 2018
Fun Hen Party Salsa Dance Class

How to organise a Hen Party without the Hen Do Headache

We organise a lot of Hen Parties at Sashay Dance and I’ve had my fair share of being Maid of Honour.  Organising a Hen Party is usually a headache, however if you follow my top tips you’re going to prevent reaching for the Ibuprofen until at least the morning after the Hen Weekend: Set a date well in advance Speak to the bride to be and find out the people she 100% wants to be there.  Find a date between that small group and everyone else can take it or leave it.  There will always be people that can’t attend […]
February 14, 2018

Announcing The Dance and Veeno Wine Tasting Package!

What goes well with dancing?  This is the question we ask ourselves a lot here at Sashay Dance! For our fun Ladies Night and Hen Party Packages we have partnered with Butlers in The Buff and some fabulous Cocktail Masterclass venues so that our customers can upgrade their experience after their fun 90-minute dance lesson anywhere in the UK. You may have noticed we’ve been blogging on our new Hen Party destinations. There was one common occurrence that kept popping up, Veeno Wine Bars! There’s a Veeno in nearly every single one of our Hen Party Destinations and they were […]

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