There are literally hundreds of apps to choose from, and if you’re a busy guy looking for something meaningful, scrolling through an endless stream of music-festival selfies probably isn’t the best use of your time.But that doesn’t mean smartphone dating isn’t for you.I use a variety and I remember asking what people wanted, but they said they liked what I play.“Dance brings so many things together like movement, co-ordination, memory, timing, it’s rhythm, and you move your body in a way that you just don’t do in any other context and that’s what makes it so interesting.We always welcome new people.” Pat Bowden from Malpas started dance classes when she was 65. She said: “I loved all the films I used to watch with my mum but I didn’t have time to do it.I didn’t like exercise, but when I saw dance exercise I thought I would try it.
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After a gentle warm down of stretches there is plenty of chatter among the class who have visibly enjoyed the one hour session.
Gene Mills, a 74-year-old from Newport, has been attending dance classes for 10 years. “I enjoy the company and I enjoy the laughs we have. The moves make you think and make your limbs and your brain move.” Linda Sims, 68, from Bassaleg, said: “You forget everything and you have an hour to relax and enjoy.