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Workshops

 

Oct 27: Learn how to dance Collegiate Shag in a day!

We’re going for it! Collegiate shag is a fun high energy partnered dance built for speed. Whether you are new to swing dance or a seasoned lindy hopper collegiate shag will add that extra hop and skip to your step. In this workshop we will give you the fundamental skills you need to collegiate shag your way through an awesome social dance. Don’t take our word for it, take a look at this demo and see for yourself.

Instructor: Margot Smith

Time: 2-4PM

Cost: $30

 
 
 
 

Nov 24: Learn the Shim Sham

The Shim Sham is a solo jazz line dance that is often danced at socials or performances and everyone is invited to join in. The more the merrier. You may have seen it at a dance and wanted to jump in or are still trying to figure out a few moves, so in this workshop we will show you the choreography, break down the moves, and offer a few stylizations you can try so you will be ready for the next social dance. Come learn the Shim Sham with us!

Instructor: Margot Smith

Time: 1:30-3PM

Cost: $22

 
 
 
 

Dec 1: Learn how to Dance Balboa in a day!

In this workshop, we will share with you the awesomeness of balboa focusing on Pure Balboa. Balboa is a great dance on its own, but it will also help develop your partner skills and give you that extra something to pull from when you are out on the dance floor. Check out this video to see what the big deal is. Expand your horizons and give it a try, because we think you might just love it.

Instructor: Margot Smith

Time: 1-3PM

Cost: $30

 
 
 
 

Dec 8: Mini Solo Jazz Choreography

We thought it would be fun to put together a mini solo jazz choreography to an upbeat swingin’ holiday tune. As a bonus, everyone will have the option of performing it as a group at our event The Cool Yule Ball on Dec 14. No experience required, we will teach you the moves. Learn a short routine and share it with your friends and family at our holiday dance. Come give it a try!

Instructor: Margot Smith

Time: 1-3PM

Cost: $30