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2nd Annual NC2 – Waltz – Bluesy Swing Extravaganza with Ari!
October 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - October 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm UTC-6
Dancer extraordinaire Ari Levitt returns to our valley to help bring out the smooth and sexy dancer in all of us! Workshops and events run from Friday to Sunday and feature 10 classes – 1 specifically for brand new dancers, and 2 especially for advanced intermediate dancers.
Email [email protected] today for registration and pricing information!
WHATS HAPPENING AND WHEN:
THURSDAY Join us for social dancing at 4 Eagle in Wolcott!
6:30 – 8:00 Class #1 SETTING IT FREE – AN INTRODUCTION TO “FUSION WALTZ” Note – class is designed for Advanced Intermediate and above dancers
Fusion waltz is a beautiful dynamic free-flowing waltz form that utilizes connection & energetics more than rote steps, but can also borrow moves from latin, swing, balboa, blues, and other of your favorite dance styles and blend them into the graceful, flowing movements & rhythms that we recognize as waltz. Ari is one of the country’s leading innovators in fusion waltz and has been teaching it actively in workshops throughout the country and abroad. It’s easy to learn and lots of fun to do!
8 – 9:30 #2 NC2 – ITS BETTER WITH FUSION – Note – class is designed for Advanced Intermediate and above dancers
Adding some Tango, Kizomba, and salsa moves makes this beautiful smooth dance even better
SATURDAY Held at the Masonic, 901 Colorado Ave
9:30 – 10 WARM UP –Learn how to enjoy dancing even if you struggle with musicality.
10 – 11:00 #3 NC2 “SLIDING & GLIDING” NC2 combos to get you sliding and gliding with traveling steps, and how to link them. Learn some silky smooth moves that will slide & glide you across any dance floor!
11:15 – 12:15 #4 NC2- FAVORITE “TRAVELING & RAVELING” NIGHT CLUB 2-STEP COMBO’S.
More unique combinations from Ari’s repertoire of fabulous moves that move, wrap, and travel in unique ways.
12:30– 3 Lunch Break Open for private lessons with Ari
3 – 4 #5 STRETCH AND SPRING WITH BLUESY SWING – The Subtle Nuance of Stretch & Spring – this class will help to clarify how compression & extension in partnered movement works, helping you to anticipate each other’s flow, and to better understand the language of stretch, turning, traveling, spinning, and virtually every other vector of movement in dance.
4 – 5 #6 SWINGING 2 STEP – BIG SWING FOR SMALL SPACES – In this class we take our energy up a notch and explore great new ways to stretch, glide, turn, travel and play in swing, incorporating Country 2 step and Swing moves with a bit of blues too.
5:00 – 7 Dinner break
7 – 8 #7 BLUESY SWING! Introduction to partner dancing for brand new dancers.
8 – 10 SOCIAL DANCE – Mixers, NC2, Waltz, Swing, 2-step and too
SUNDAY Held in Carbondale
10:30 – 11:30 Group Breakfast Dos Gringos in Carbondale – join in!
12 – 1 #8 SPECIAL FOR FULL PASS ATTENDEES ONLY – review and practice what was learned so far.
1:15 – 2:15 #9 FUN CROSS-STEP WALTZ VARIATIONS We’ll review the cross step basics, then learn some simple but beautifully flowing cross step waltz variations from Ari’s repertoire of innovative steps that all start from an open dance frame with your partner. Perfect for both beginning dancers, or for intermediate level dancers who want to add some graceful new moves to their repertoire.
2:15 – 3:30 #10 INTRODUCTION TO SHADOW WALTZING Shadow Waltz is tandem Waltzing! It is beautifully suited to slower and mid-tempo music and will fit with all your slow Waltz and Cross-Step moves. We will teach you the transitions in and out and a lovely set of variations you can’t wait to take to the dance floor.
3:30 – 6 Open for Private lessons
Take advantage of Early Bird Smokin’ savings! Expires Sept 18th. Email today for registration and pricing info – [email protected]
or text/call 970-379-4956.
Save time and money – Sign up today on Eventbrite! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-annual-nc-2-waltz-bluesy-swing-dance-extravaganza-tickets-37831984484
A production of Jae Gregory, Roll up the Rug Dance, and Roaring Fork Social Dancers – the Best Dance Group Ever!