Weekend Workshops

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Please note that the minimum requirement to participate in the workshops is Lindy Hop Level 1—but everyone is welcome at the dances!  If you are unsure if this applies to you, please contact us.

Friday: All levels

6:45pm - 7:45pm:  Musical sixes!   
Let's play with patterns and rhythms. In this class we will explore how to use 6 counts as a tool to create more interesting combinations. We will work on creating a conversation between partners and switching roles during the dance.

Saturday: All levels

10:00am - 11:00am:  Rhythms!
Footwork and movement. We will play with the speed of our moves, leading and following new rhythms, and using the connection both ways to exchange ideas.

11:15 - 12:15am:  Momentum! 
Oh yes! Swing dancing is all about momentum, we will explore this concept and create new moves to bring it to its maximum.

1:30pm - 2:30pm: Intro to Balboa!
Do you want to try out the slidy-skating-silkiness of Balboa? The tightness, flow, and precision of this dance is an absolute joy. No experience necessary! We will be starting right from scratch.

2:45pm - 3:45pm:  Jazz revolution!!
Fast...and furious!  Be ready to have fun and push your solo dancing limits. We are bringing a new routine for this event!

Sunday: Intermediate

11:15am - 12:15pm: Fancy moves!
We will combine Lindy and Charleston to create some cool tools that you can use to lead and follow your own ideas.

1:30pm - 2:30pm: Fast dancing!
Technique and flashiness.

2:45pm - 3:45pm: Balboa counterbody technique!
Take your Balboa to the next level by layering on proper counterbody technique. This workshop will explore different moves and shapes where counterbody can really improve your overall lead and follow technique.