Next Dance Party and Discounted Workshop Day

Posted 03/02/2020 - by dancevibe in Important News!

Workshops are an effective tool to consolidate and help automise essential technique you hear piecemeal during class.

Dance lessons alone are not enough for optional learning. We hope you can join us in our first local development day for 2020!

All workshops are at a discounted price and dance party is also discounted if you do at least one workshop.

Teachers: Modern Jive Adrian and Bec, West Coast Swing Adrian and Nikki

Venue: Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto

Limited numbers- Book here online securely with credit card.

Please note payments made on the day will incur an additional $10 fee. 

If booking online choose one option only.

Date: Sunday March 1st

Dance Party: 5.30-8.30pm.

Dance Party Entry$12 or discounted if you are doing at least one workshop.

Further dance party discounts if you do both workshops.

See bottom of page for price options.

Workshop 1: 12.30pm – 3.00pm Modern Jive Freestyle Advanced Fundamentals

Level: New dancers, beginners and beyond.

Workshop Cost: $25 for those dancing with us under 1 year. $12 for those dancing with us over 1 year.

Workshop Content: The first part we will teach and link some level 1 moves together.

The more valuable part of this workshop are the key concepts covered that will help you become comfortable and confident on the social floor leading and following (freestyle).

Key concepts: Controlling your controllables- core, posture, poise and weight transfer.

Linking moves, and developing your repertoire. How to link your moves.  An introduction to the power of variations.

Connecting to and dancing to the music- includes; the basic structure of music, starting the dance on time and staying on time.

Connecting to your partner- finding connection, compression, resistance, graduated engagement, turning connection, maintaining connection. And fundamental body positions that make it all work.

Footwork- action, placement, and drills to help automisation. Managing distance between you and your partner.

Basic turning technique.

Introduction to how to practice.

Workshop 2- 3.15pm-5.30pm- West Coast Swing  Freestyle Advanced Fundamentals

Workshop Cost: $25 for those dancing with us under 1 year. $12 for those dancing with us over 1 year.

Workshop format

Learn the fundamental movement skills and base moves that underpin West Coast Swing.

Level: new, beginner and beyond.

Key Concepts: Stretch, momentum, redirection.

Controlling your controllables- core, posture, poise, pitch and weight control.

Linking moves, and developing your repertoire. How to link. An introduction to the power of variations.

Connecting to and dancing to the music- includes; the basic structure of music, starting the dance on time and staying on time.

Connecting to your partner- finding connection, compression, resistance, necessary lag, graduated engagement, turning connection, maintaining connection. And fundamental body positions that make moves work.

Footwork- action, placement, drills to help automisation.

Basic turning technique.

Introduction to how to practice.

If booking online choose one option only.

Book here online securely with credit card.

Please note payments made on the day will incur an additional $10 fee. 

Pricing overview

If booking online choose one option only.

Limited numbers- Book here online securely with credit card.