BE COOL Develop your creativity by learning guitar at the Edinburgh Guitar Studio. Satisfaction and

results guaranteed. Bookings: 0131 553 1617

the den” house


OPEN WEEK 6TH - 11m DECEMBER ‘99, Naplershall Street Centre, Kelvlnbridge


Interested in joining The Dance House in 2000? In the last week of this term, open classes and performances will offer an excellent way to see and find out more about our enjoyable and high quali- ty programme. Call Rosina Bonsu on 0141 402 8645 for more details or to join our free mailing list.

DANCEBASE CHRISTMAS SHOW 8: PARTY witb Club Latino Sunday 12 December

at 6.30pm St Brides Centre, £4.00/£2.00 Ticketline: 0131 220 4349

Naauaoa o/daummm w/b I7Jamry Tel: 0131 225 5525 for info

I EVERYBODY SALSA! With the award-winning Academia de Salsa! Expert tuition from our team of Cuban and local instructors. Beginners’ sessions Tuesday 26th October at 8.30pm at Porters, 292 Sauchiehall St. 6.45pm intermediate followed by advanced. Saturdays at Havana, Hope St. 2pm Beginners. No partner required. lnfoline. Tel 0141 564 1983/0141 427 6597.

I STREETDANCE 8n DANCE EXERCISE CLASSES A fusion of jazz, hip hop, African & Contemporary styles. Wear something loose and comfortable and bring a mat or towel. Beginners welcome anytime throughout the term. no need to book a place - just come along. Saturdays @ Northoote Scout Hall, 4 Victoria Circus, Hyndland, Glasgow. 11am - Streetdance; 12pm - Dance exercise. Price £4 (£3.50 students or £17.50 (£15 students) for a block of 5 classes valid 10 weeks. More details? Karen Pasi 0141 339 4193 or email:


Modem Jive classes - Learn to dance the easy way. Dance to any music: Club, Latin, Rock’n’Roll, etc... Come alone or with friends (no need to bring a partner). Complete beginners welcome every week at all nights.

GLASGOW: ABERDEEN: Wednmdays: Glasgow Unive Thursdays: Palace Nightclub,

Union, 32 University Bridge Place (off Bridge st). Avenue, West End Attention: Aberdeen only, doors open, EDINBURGH: 7.00pm. Beginners class 7.15pm.

DUNDEE: Wednesdays: Craig Tay Hotel, 101 Broughty Ferry Road.

Tuesdays and Thursdays: St Stephens church hall. St Stephen Street (bottom of Howe Street), Stockbridge. NEW:

Beginners’ class + Late night Freestyle every Wednesday at Club Java, 39 Commercial Street, Lcith EDINBURGH. MONTHLY PARTIES: EDINBURGHzMarco’s, 55 GLASGOW: Partick Bur h Grove St, last Saturday of the Halls 2nd Saturda of e month. 8.00pm ‘til 1.00am month. 8.00pm ‘til 1 .15am. For all classes doors open at 7.15. Beginnrs’ class at 7.30pm. Classes and parties run throughout the year including summer and bank holidays but close for Christmas/New Year.


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I CEROC The original and best form of modern jive. Pure Dance Addiction. Now on the Web - point your browser at: http://www.ceroc.u-net.corn

Beginners welcome every week at

any night, 45 minutes beginners class followed by dancing to 10.30pm.

HALF-PRICE OFFER FOR UP TO 3 NEW MEMBERS WITH THIS ADVERT Learn to dance to any music, club, Latin, rock ’n’ roll, etc. A licensed bar is available most nights. Come alone or with friends (no need to bring a partner). Doors open at 7.15pm. Beginners’ class at 7.30pm. Aberdeen: Thursdays at The Palace Nightclub, Bridge Place (off Bridge Street). Attention: Aberdeen only, doors open 7pm, Beginners class 7.15pm, Freestyle ‘til 10pm.

Dundee: Wednesdays at The Craig Tay Hotel, 101 Broughty Ferry Road.

Glasgow: Wednesdays at The Glasgow University Union, 32 University Avenue, West End. Edinburgh: Tuesdays and Thursdays at St Stephen's Church Hall, St Stephen's Street (bottom of Howe Street), Stockbridge.

Falkirk: Tuesdays at The Martell, Bumbank Road, off Grahams Road.

Monthly parties: Glasgow Partick Burgh Halls, 2nd Saturday of the month - Edinburgh, Marco’s, 55 Grove St on the last Saturday of the month. Note: Classes are open throughout the year

including summer and bank holidays.

Further details from

01324 613209.

E-mail: infcherocscotlandmm

I LEARN TO LINDY HOP with Edinburgh Swing Dance Society! Lindy, the original partner dance from the ‘Swing’ era, is still going strong. Weekly Thursday Lindy Hop sessions with local teachers - Beginners, 7.30-8.30pm, Free Dance, then Beg-Intermediates 9-10pm, £4 per session.

Party night on Saturday 11 Dec. Beginners lesson with members of The lelng Lindy Hoppers at 7.30, then music from Swing DJ, Alex until midnight. £3.50/£3. BYOB.All events are at The Calton Centre, 121 Montgomery St, Edinburgh. No experience or partner necessary. Membership discount available. lnfonnation 0131 661 6027.

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I Salsa Sabrosa O Havana, 50 Hope St, Glasgow Tues; salsa & merengue classes for beginners & intermediate, 8-10pm followed by Salsa Sabrosa DJ thru til midnight £4(£3.50) - free entry for anyone not doing class. Weds: Algo Diferente, we’ll have begs merengue & salsa, 8.30-10.00 except once per month when we will have guest teachers in Samba, tango, cumbia etc. and/or live music/dance performances. Followed by Salsa Sabrosa DJs, 10.30 til late. Classes £4 (£3.50). Club £4 (£3.50 stds). Thurs - Club Salsa Sabrosa as Tues 840, but til 3am. More details? Karen Pasi 0141 339 4193 or email:




life down?


CREW 2000




Are your come downs bringing

Ecstasy, Cannabis,Amphetamines, Cocaine 8:

The West Edinburgh Support Team 8: Crew 2000 have established a new service offering support and counselling for individuals who are experiencing problems in their life relating to their drug use. If you would like to talk to

somebody in confidence about the problems you're experiencing Phone Kate @ Crew 2000 on 0| 3| 220 3404.

Alternatively you can call Richard @ The Edinburgh Centre for Cognitive Therapy & Substance Use on 0l3| 220 8238 where they offer cognitive behavioural therapy for the treatment of anxiety & depression relating to your drug use.



I Counselling Angus McCurrach, SQA certified Counsellor, your issues are my focus. Stress at work, life crises, depression, low esteem, coping with loss or a wish to work on personal development these are issues counselling can help you with - don’t feel alone. With experience in issues relating to employment, homelessness and crises counselling, 1 am a person centred integrative counsellor working within a philosophy of equal opportunity. Free initial session, fees based on your ability to pay. Central Edinburgh location at The Oakleaf Company, Marchmont, telephone counselling and home consultations also possible. 0131 530 2761,

I Counselling and hypnotherapy to help you deal with emotional difficulties, stress, anxiety, lack of self- confidence or simply to support you through difficult times. Call Medhat Khattar (D.H.P) on 01314681577.

LOW COST COUNSELLING with final year psychosynthesis trainee. Free yourself from past conditioning and establish more

fulfilling relationships. Initial session free. Craig France 0131 447 6278

I Millennium Resolutions? If you want to make lasting changes to your life that won’t fizzle out in January, enlist the motivational help of a personal coach! Ring 0131 552 4965. (Member of the lntemational Coaching Federation).

I Humanistic counselling and hypnotherapy Difficulties in your life with self or others. Take the time you need to work it out. Based in Glasgow’s West End. Neil Lochhead 0141 334 5256. email:

I How can counselling help? Counselling helps us understand and change life problems such as depression, stress and relationship difficulties. Free assessment sessions can help you decide whether counselling is right for you. Contact Andrew Askew, 0131 443 5155.

I Release stress tension, physical/emotional pain with high touch gentle acupressure. Certified practitioner. £20 hr. Tel 0131 662 0384.

I New Millennium - New You? Yes, there is time to lose excess weight and gain good health through intelligent nutrition. Ideal for men and women. Telephone support and full guarantee. Phone now 01236 616810.

FRUSTRATED unhappy, stuck in a rut, not achieving your goals/potential, stressed?

Personal Effectiveness Coaching might help. Rick Hughes 0131 225 $059

HOMEOPATHY The safer alternative medicine for the future. Suitable for all ages. Val Waldron 0141 632 6021

THE SERENE TEAM MASSAGE AND REFLEXOLOGY ‘The wrong present, family arguments, festive excess - Help!’

Relax and let us put a Spring back in you step!

Gift vouchers, concessions. 29 Clarence St. Edinburgh. Phone 0131 557 1516.

THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE Appointments now available in Bruntsfreld, Edinburgh and Dumbarton Road, Glasgow. Gift vouchers and concessions available.

Louise Young 07930 890101