Swing Dance Workshops At The Movement Factory

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Swing Dance Workshops At The Movement Factory says
3 Workshops - 3 dates - $25 per person, per workshop.
Take one, take two - take them all!
All classes are taught by multi-year, world champion swing dancer, Valerie Salstrom. Valerie is the founder and owner of the local swing dance company, Get Hep Swing.

Sunday, January 8th
2:30-4:30
$25 per person

Fundamentals of Swing Dancing - Learn the easiest form of partnered dancing - Jitterbug! Also known as East Coast Swing or just Swing. By the end of this two hour workshop you can expect to know the basic footwork pattern and how to lead and follow a fun mix of spins and turns in open and closed position. We will dance to a variety of music including big band swing, early rock & roll, jump blues and R&B. You do not need a partner to take this class as we will rotate partners. Instructors will dance with students.

http://themovementfactory.com/schedule/view/2017-01-08



Sunday, January 15th
2:30-4:30
$25 per person

Fundamentals of Lindy - Lindy began in the ballrooms of Harlem in the late 1920s/early 1930s. It is a conglomeration of dances that immigrants brought over from their native lands put to what was the latest craze in music - Jazz. In this workshop you will learn the basic footwork pattern, the swing out, circle and several other fancy moves. You can see examples of Lindy in the movies "Swingers", "A League Of Their Own", "Malcolm X" and "Swing Kids". Lindy has recently been featured on TV shows like "So You Think You Can Dance" and "Dancing With The Stars." You do not need a partner to take this class as we will rotate partners. Instructors will dance with students.

http://themovementfactory.com/schedule/view/2017-01-15



Sunday, February 19th
2:30-4:30
$25 per person

Sweetheart Swing - Fundamentals of Swing Dancing - with swinging love songs as the sound track - Learn the easiest form of partnered dancing - Jitterbug! Also known as East Coast Swing or just Swing. By the end of this two hour workshop you can expect to know the basic triple step footwork pattern and how to lead and follow a fun mix of spins and turns in open and closed position. We will dance to a variety of musical styles including big band swing, early rock & roll, jump blues and R&B. In this workshop all of the songs we dance to will be about love. You do not need a partner to take this class as we will rotate partners. However, if you are taking this class with your sweetheart and you would prefer to stay with them for the entire class that is okay too. Instructors will dance with students.

http://themovementfactory.com/schedule/view/2017-02-19



Attire is comfy and casual. Please wear flat shoes with a clean sole that allows you to pivot and turn easily.
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