Happy Holidays - please see our printed schedule and flyers at the studio for special parties!
Please note Sundays are THREE Week Series and Saturdays are 2hour 2week Series.
Description: An elegant dance done to slow romantic music, Bolero incorporates steps, patterns, and rhythm of Latin dances with the styling of smooth ballroom. This 4-hour series will cover the fundamental technique & several common patterns.
Some dance experience recommended.
Description: Learn the pattern variations that are a standard part of all good WCS dancer's repertoire. These may include the Stalker Whip, Roll Throwout, Handshake Tuck Double, Sweetheart Fold, Hammerlock Fold, Cross Hands Roll, and more.
Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as the grapevine right, box with turn, twist, fallaway ending, and more.
Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as the Around the World, Hitch Pickup, Lasso, Lead's Basket, Struts, and more.
Description: Learn technique and patterns like the Parada Back Ocho to Sandwich, Right Molinete, Ocho Cortado, Gancho from Sandwich, and more.
Description: Milonga is one of the 3 common styles in the Argentine Tango family. Learn the rhythm, technique, style, and patterns that make Milonga a vital part of being a well-rounded Argentine Tango dancer.
Description: Elegant and dramatic combinations that will get you moving around the floor, literally dancing circles around other dancers. Learn these advanced moves and be an amazing dancer. Each offering of this workshop will cover different material, so repeat it to build your repertoire.
Description: One lead and two follows dance together at the same time. Learn the tricks to make this happen.
Description: May I cut in? Leads will learn how to jump in and "steal" a follow from another lead at the right moment and with smooth and fluid transitions. Follows will learn how to react and facilitate this fun social dance phenomenon sometimes called "hot-boxing."
Description: There are over 150 additional Int/Adv combinations in our curriculum. This workshop will be different every time it's offered, typically covering 2 to 4 combinations each hour. Repeat this class often to learn many of these patterns.
Description: Only $5 per person, Come practice in a comfortable studio setting. Drop in basis.
Description: Refine your fundamentals and learn new patterns and variations.
Description: Learn more fundamental patterns, styling and technique and put it all together so you can make the jump to intermediate-advanced.
Description: Upper-level technique and patterns such as the pretzel, shake n bake, swivel walks, continuous tuck, sugar foot, and more.
Description: Upper level technique and CBLT variations such as Crossed Hands, Handshake, Left, Pacman, Hammerlock, Handcuff, and more.
Description: Add these fancy whip variations to your repertoire. Patterns may include Extended Stalker, Continuous Inside, Basket & Reverse, Snap, Lead's Basket, Left Side, and more.
Head and shoulder rolls are a signature of Zouk. Perfect some standards and add some hot new variations.
Description: Cheek to cheek, close embrace, dancing with a special someone. When the music just doesn't fit any ballroom dance, or when you want to just hold your partner close, this type of dancing will make your partner melt in your arms. Learn movements that you can use to spice things up, be more musical, and event apply to other dances. You should ENROLL WITH A PARTNER in this class since it is more intimate than most dances.
Description: Every song has natural accents. Great dancers know how to express those accents in their movement. Most songs also have unique accents, and if you can express those in dance, your partners and those watching will love it and surely think you're a dance genius. Take this workshop and you will understand what we're talking about and how you can do this too! This seminar supplements and builds of of some of the concepts in the Map of Musicality™ seminar.
Description: Every great WCS dancer needs to master the increasingly popular Constant Connection which is where so much bending, shaping, creativity, communication, and oooey gooey-ness comes from. Compare this to the "one-beat" lead and learn when each is ideal and how to be the most responsive follower or leader you can be.
Description: Fast feet, smooth moves, and unique styling borrowed from Carolina Shag.
Description: Keep up with the popular moves on the national, and international WCS scene. By design, the content of this class is different every time, so repeat this class to get new material.
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Description: West Coast Swing int/adv. special program.
Description: Continue with technique and patterns such as the Cross Body Lead, Hammerlock variations, CBL Turn, and more.
Description: There are over 50 common Int/Adv combinations in our curriculum. This will be different every time it's offered. Repeat this class often to learn many of these patterns.
Description: There are over 40 additional Int/Adv combinations in our curriculum. This workshop will be different every time it's offered, typically covering 2 to 4 combinations each hour. Repeat this class often to learn many of these patterns.
Build your Tango skills with new moves, styling, and technique. A mix of classic and new patterns to up your dance!
Description: Perfect place to start your Argentine Tango journey, this class will cover the basics like Tango Walks Forward, Tango Walks Side, Six-Count Basic, Salida, and Cruzada Forward Ocho. Each class will vary a little as Instructors add material and exercises as is best for each class.
Description: Add these powerful CBLT variations to your Salsa. Follows will improve their styling and technique including some playful variations. Leads will learn to use momentum to make their CBLs advanced.
Description: Get started with Rumba, or review, with the technique and patterns like the Box, 5th Position Break, Underarm Turn, Side step, Crossover, and more.
Description: Continue learning more fundamentals, technique and patterns such as the Tuck, Basket, Whip, Inside Whip, and more.
Description: Start your Salsa dance adventures here. Fundamentals and patterns like the Basics, Right Break Turn, Waterfall, Cross Body Lead, and more.
Description: Get started with Hustle, or review what you have learned before. This class will cover technique, connection, and patterns like the Hesitation, Turning Basic, She Goes, He Goes variations, Throwout-Return, and more.
Description: Learn this amazing contemporary style of swing. It's been exploding in popularity worldwide as people discover it's versatility, musicality, and sexy styling via the thousands of YouTube clips and dance TV shows. WCS is the most popular dance at our studio, and for good reason! Get started with the basic technique, connection, and patterns such as the Underarm Turn, Push Break, Side Pass, Starter, and Throwout.
Description: Learn the basics in several dances to get your looking good at those special events and formal parties. Dances will include Swing, Foxtrot, Rumba & more.
Description: Add more fundamental connection, technique, styling, and patterns such as the Tuck Throwout, Barrel Roll, Sugar Tuck Double, Fold, Yo Yo, Free Spin, and more.
Description: Learn fun and easy choreography and perform it with your classmates. The music and choreography change from one class to the next, so take this class many times to get new material each time!
Description: Your feet may know where to go, but how about the rest of you? Do you look like a swing dancer? Learn about different parts of your body you should use for swing dancing. Apply these movements to your patterns.
Description: Move your triple steps in many different ways and learn how to make your patterns look different every time. Also, learn the different rhythms you can use to make your triples match the music. Varied, fun, and musical triples are the key behind all styles of swing!
$60 Early Bird if registered by November 27th. Standard price $75.
Description: Do you have all the core material mastered? 4 months of WCS core classes will be reviewed in this intense session where you can work some of the bugs out as well as get a reality check of your WCS dancing. Even advanced dancers can benefit to make sure they've been dancing correctly. Students can also use this to determine which core classes they should consider repeating or supplementing with private lessons.
Dance Lessons & Parties every Friday!
1st, 3rd, & 5th Fridays. Dance to a great mix of Salsa, West Coast Swing, Lindy, Hustle, Latin, & Ballroom music.
2nd & 4th Fridays. A night devoted entirely to ballroom music including Waltz, Tango, Foxtrot, Rumba, Swing, Cha Cha, & more.
Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as Silver Twinkle, Passing Flip Flops, Twinkle Madness, and variations.
Description: Upper level technique and patterns such as the Zig Zag Grapeving, Right Box with Turn, Fallaway Redirect, Twist, Corner Rock Ending, and more.
Description: More fundamentals and patterns such as Hammerlock Unwind, Half Closed CBL, Shoulder CBLT, Free Spin, and Barrel Roll.
Description: Continue with this class where you will learn patterns like the Continuous Cruzada, Cross Salida, Parada Forward Ocho, Back Ocho Cruzada, Parada Back Ocho with Forward Ocho End, and more.
Description: Great class for those new to dancing, as well as to review what you may have learned before. Technique and patterns such as outside turn, she goes, he goes, belt loop, cuddle, closed basic, double hand basic, throwout and return.
Description: Continue building your Salsa with technique and patterns such as the Pump & Up, Closed Cross Body Lead, Release, Open Break Turn, Waterfall Combo, and Cross Body Lead Turns.
Description: Move your body, feet, legs, arms, hands, and head in that sexy way to enhance all of your Latin dances. This class will cover new and different movements and styling each time it's offered, so repeat this class as often as you'd like. These moves and styling can be applied to your Salsa, Cha Cha, Rumba, Bachata, Mambo and more!
Description: Learn some blush-inducing moves that has you dancing a bit closer to your partner. We encourage you to ENROLL WITH A PARTNER and not rotate, this class is PG-13 rated.
Swing Dance Lessons & Parties every Sunday!
Every Sunday! Learn some West Coast Swing & Hustle moves, then dance to Blues, R&B, Hip Hop, Jazz, & pop music.