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INTENSIVES

BLUES with JOHN FESTA

Join the West Coast Swing Blues Intensive Workshop with legendary dancer John Festa!

"Why does dancing to blues feel different from dancing to contemporary music? We must first understand that dance/movement is a reaction to a sound. As new sounds are created, new dances follow suit—think Swing music and Lindy Hop, Disco and Hustle, etc. Generally speaking, blues is built on a more traditional musical structure, thus requiring a different skill set than contemporary. This workshop will concentrate on enhancing connection, partnership, and footwork to facilitate developing personal expression within the framework of the traditional blues."

The workshop will take place on Sunday 11AM - 1PM in the Concerto Ballroom.

LIMITED SPOTS so don't miss your chance.

Advanced/All-Star Intensive with PJ Turner

PJ Turner will talk about "Space , position, resistance and execution"

The workshop will take place on Thursday 8:30PM - 11:30PM at Shauna Roberts Dance Center (5min walks by foot from the hotel)

LIMITED SPOTS so don't miss your chance.

Special Workshop "How judging works" with Philippe Berne

Join us for this illuminating workshop and gain insights that will transform your perspective on West Coast Swing competitions. Understand the general judging criterias, how to read your results and how they are calculated,... Whether you're a dancer or a fan, this workshop offers a unique glimpse into the minds of those who decide the winners. Don't miss your chance to uncover the secrets of "How Judging Works" in the world of West Coast Swing.

The workshop will take place on Sunday 10AM - 11AM in the Concerto Ballroom

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