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Cajun Dance for Beg - Option 1 10/15/2019 - 10/24/2019 $69.00

Gain the confidence you need to go out onto the dance floor! Basic moves for the three popular Cajun dances: the waltz, the two-step, & the jig will be taught. Discover the importance of listening to the beat of the music and understanding the count. During this course you will learn (1) the footwork for the 6-count waltz along with dancing in place, the couple turn & the underarm turn (single & double); (2) the footwork for the 8-count two-step along with dancing in place, the couple turn and the underarm turn (single and double); (3) the steps for the 4-count basic jig foot shuffle and arm push-pull along with single and double underarm turns, hip-to-hip spin, 3 variations of up-over-the-head spins, 4 variations of the sweetheart & the windmill.

Class Times:

Tue Oct 15 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Thu Oct 17 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Tue Oct 22 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Thu Oct 24 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Cajun Dance for Beg - Option 2 10/20/2019 - 11/17/2019 $0.00

Gain the confidence you need to go out onto the dance floor! Basic moves for the three popular Cajun dances: the waltz, the two-step, & the jig will be taught. Discover the importance of listening to the beat of the music and understanding the count. During this course you will learn (1) the footwork for the 6-count waltz along with dancing in place, the couple turn & the underarm turn (single & double); (2) the footwork for the 8-count two-step along with dancing in place, the couple turn and the underarm turn (single and double); (3) the steps for the 4-count basic jig foot shuffle and arm push-pull along with single and double underarm turns, hip-to-hip spin, 3 variations of up-over-the-head spins, 4 variations of the sweetheart & the windmill. No class Nov 3.

Class Times:

Sun Oct 20 2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Sun Oct 27 2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Sun Nov 10 2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Sun Nov 17 2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Jitterbug for Beginners (East Coast Swing) 12/03/2019 - 12/12/2019 $69.00

Join this class for an introduction to this energetic style of dance. Whether you call it Jitterbug or East Coast Swing, you will gain a solid foundation of applying the basic step with its traditional rock step. You will also gain confidence to dance in closed and open body positions, and dance using all three hand positions. Moves featured in this course include: the send out, bring back, crossed-arm turn, he goes, she goes, cuddle, overhead arm slide, around the horn, belt loop, barrel roll, hammerlock, kick steps, open up, couple rotate and the dip. Emphasis will be on single-step timing, however, a variety of speeds of music will be used to allow students to expand their skills to dance the double and triple-step swing styles.

Class Times:

Tue Dec 3 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Thu Dec 5 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Tue Dec 10 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Thu Dec 12 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Zydeco Dance for Beg - Option 1 10/19/2019 - 11/16/2019 $69.00

Want to learn moves to dance traditional Zydeco? Begin with understanding the importance of how to “feel” the music. Become skilled in shifting your weight and “holding” the step while dancing the 8-count shuffle. Gain confidence to be able to transition from dancing in the closed position, to a two-handed open hold, as well as dancing without holding hands. To add variety to the shuffle, learn how to execute the all-important rock step in the three dance positions. Additional moves include the vertical give & take; underarm full turn; hand toss/lean in; couple apart turn; side-knee-lifts; cross-over and the couple together turn. Speed will be emphasized during the last class. No class Nov 2.

Class Times:

Sat Oct 19 2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sat Oct 26 2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sat Nov 9 2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Sat Nov 16 2019 09:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Zydeco Dance for Beg - Option 2 11/05/2019 - 11/14/2019 $69.00

Want to learn moves to dance traditional Zydeco? Begin with understanding the importance of how to “feel” the music. Become skilled in shifting your weight and “holding” the step while dancing the 8-count shuffle. Gain confidence to be able to transition from dancing in the closed position, to a two-handed open hold, as well as dancing without holding hands. To add variety to the shuffle, learn how to execute the all-important rock step in the three dance positions. Additional moves include the vertical give & take; underarm full turn; hand toss/lean in; couple apart turn; side-knee-lifts; cross-over and the couple together turn. Speed will be emphasized during the last class.

Class Times:

Tue Nov 5 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Thu Nov 7 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Tue Nov 12 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Thu Nov 14 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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