Weekend Schedule

Please be aware the schedule is subject to change.

All classes are included in full weekend passes.

Any class can be attended at-door for an a la carte price of $25; please first check in to pay at The Rose Room (295 Gregory St.) for Sat & Sun a la carte classes.

Friday, July 12, 2024

Workshops

7:00pm Doors Open & Check-in at Rose Room & Weider's Hall
7:30pm–8:40pm Class at Rose Room

1 Step, 2 Step, Red Step, Blue Step with Dee & Matt
No experience necessary

Let's move to music confidently with a human through space!

Class at Weider's Hall

Intro to Drags with Anthony & Irina
Prerequisites: Be a human being and know the difference between your left and right.

Don't let drags be a drag! We'll break down this difficult and beautiful move for you to take on the dance floor.

Dances

8:45pm–12:30am

Evening Dance at Memorial Art Gallery with Danny Jonokuchi

10:00 Reverie Chorus Line Performance
10:10 Mix & Match Competitor's Meeting in Lobby
11:00 Mix & Match Prelim Competition

12:45am

Late night backyard pool party! Dancing indoors on wood floor.
Address available at evening dance.

Bring a swim suit, some snacks, or drinks to share!

Saturday, July 13, 2024

Workshops

10:30am–10:45am Doors Open at Rose Room & Weider's Hall, Check-in at Rose Room
10:45am–12:10pm Class 1 at Rose Room

Complexities in Closed Position with Anthony & Irina
Prerequisites: Already be comfortable in leading and following walks and triples in closed position, outside of 6- and 8-count patterns. Familiar with counterbalance and feeling weight shifts with your partner.

Having difficulties keeping the spark alive in your relationship with closed position? Join us for a deep dive into the nitty gritty technique of weight shifts and body positioning, and then you'll want to stay here forever!

Class 1 at Weider's Hall

Sweeps & Leans with Dee & Matt
Prerequisites: Already be very comfortable with your 6- and 8-count Lindy fundamentals. Be familiar with balance and counterbalance.

Use your connection to sweep and lean your partnership across the floor!

Class 1 at Odd Fellows

Embracing Close Embrace with Cara & Kim
No experience necessary

Focusing on partnership, come and get comfortable connecting, swaying, stepping, and dancing with care in closed position.

12:30pm–1:40pm Class 2 at Rose Room

Advanced Drags and Beyond with Anthony & Irina

Prerequisites: Must already have a good foundation in drags; having taken "intro to drags" won't be enough to hang in class

Class 2 at Weider's Hall

Make Westie Your Bestie with Dee & Matt
Prerequisites: Already be very comfortable with your 6- and 8-count lindy fundamentals.

West Coast Swing Inspired shapes and patterns to level up your dancing.

Class 2 at Odd Fellows

Intro to Slow Balboa Pt. 1 with Cara & Kim
No experience necessary

Come learn Slow Balboa in the style of Dean & Nancy Raftery.

1:40pm–3:00pm Lunch POC lunch meetup at Odd Fellows
3:00pm–4:10pm Class 3 at Rose Room

Strange Connections with Dee & Matt
Prerequisites: Must be ready to move a partner without the confines of "moves" and understand partner momentum and direction on top of already be very comfortable with your 6- and 8-count lindy fundamentals.

Wanna make your dancing more interesting? Explore strange and surprising connections to add to your repertoire!

Class 3 at Weider's Hall

Stretch and Flow with Anthony & Irina
Prerequisites: Be very comfortable with 6-count and 8-count basics, i.e. tuck turns, side passes connecting with either arm, and leading/following weight shifts, pulse, and rotation in closed position

Arm tension is a great tool when it's intentional! Come explore ways to add that stretchy gooey-ness in your dance, and use tension for good.

Class 3 at Odd Fellows

Intro to Slow Balboa Pt.2 - Laminu with Cara & Kim
No experience necessary

Come around for this introduction to Laminu and various shapes inspired by Ray Cunningham and Darleen Lind.

4:30pm–5:40pm Class 4 at Rose Room

Teaching Styles Discussion with Dee

Differing styles of teaching and learning influence how we internalize the dance, come learn about them!
Free entry to all!

Dances

7:00pm Doors Open at Memorial Art Gallery
7:30pm–8:30pm Free beginner swing dance crash course
8:30pm–12:30am

Evening Dance at Memorial Art Gallery with Danny Jonokuchi

9:30 Short Showcase Competitor's Meeting in Lobby
9:45 Short Showcase Competition
11:00 Mix & Match Finalists Meeting in Lobby
11:20 Mix and Match Finals Competition

12:45am Late night Slow Jams party at The Lindy Compound

Sunday, July 14, 2024

Workshops

10:45am–11:00am Doors Open at Rose Room & Weider's Hall
11:00am–12:10pm Class 1 at Rose Room

Beyond the Basics Pt.1 with Anthony & Irina
Prerequisites: Be familiar with 6-count basics, i.e. tuck turns and side passes.

It's easy to get caught in a rut if you only know a few moves--we'll break down the basics and build them up again for you to make your own combos!

Class 1 at Weider's Hall

Rhythms & Textures with Dee & Matt
Prerequisites: Comfortable with rhythmic expressions, leaving traditional footwork, and maintaining momentum on top of already be very comfortable with your 6- and 8-count lindy fundamentals.

Color in and out of the lines of your dance using every crayon in the box to illuminate your dancing.

12:30pm–1:40pm Class 2 at Rose Room

Beyond the Basics Pt.2 with Anthony & Irina
Prerequisites: Be familiar with 6-count basics, i.e. tuck turns and side passes.

Continue exploring your basics!

Class 2 at Weider's Hall

Switching it up! with Cara & Kim
Prerequisites: Any dance style. Having experience or keen interest in dancing in both roles.

No matter your preferred dance style, we'll work on some playful switches and some of the techniques to make it comfortable and successful on the dancefloor.

1:40pm–3:00pm Lunch
3:00pm–4:10pm Class 3 at Rose Room

Lets go for a Ride! with Anthony & Irina
Prerequisites: Already be very comfortable with your 6- and 8-count lindy fundamentals. Would help if you are able to do a one footed spin for at least a turn and land balanced.

These are slow rotating, counterbalanced spins that will have you saying "wheee!"

Class 3 at Weider's Hall

Owning Your Movement Pt. 1 with Dee & Matt
Prerequisites: Already be very comfortable with your 6- and 8-count lindy fundamentals.

Explore the embodiment of your dance to add movement to your moves.

Class 3 at Odd Fellows

Slow Out and Other Open Shapes with Cara & Kim
Prerequisites: Some knowledge of Balboa OR Intro to Slow Bal 2 - Laminu class

Toss out your preconceptions: Open positions in slow bal are not impossi'bal! Come learn some of our favorite open shapes with us.

4:30pm–5:30pm Class 4 at Rose Room

Moovin' and Groovin' with Anthony & Irina
Prerequisites: Be very comfortable with 6-count and 8-count basics, i.e. tuck turns, side passes connecting with either arm, and leading/following weight shifts, pulse, and rotation in closed position.

Join us to learn how to milk that connection and get in the groove with your partner.

Class 4 at Weider's Hall

Owning Your Movement Pt. 2 with Dee & Matt
Prerequisites: Comfortable with rhythmic expressions, leaving traditional footwork, and maintaining momentum on top of already be very comfortable with your 6- and 8-count lindy fundamentals.

Explore the embodiment of your dance to add movement to your moves.

Class 4 at Odd Fellows

Texture & Triples with Cara & Kim
Prerequisites: Some knowledge of Balboa (posture, shuffles, triples)

We will be using various triple steps and multi'bal textures in order to interpret the music as a couple or an individual.

Dance

6:00pm–7:00pm Pizza Party at Rose Room
7:00pm–8:30pm DJ'd Dance at Rose Room
8:30pm After party