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Dance Classes: WALTZ, NC2S, SWING

Spring Dance Classes (2014)

FOUR WEDNESDAY's: (May 21st - June 11th) All classes are held at China Harbor (See directions below)

6:30-7:30:   Spicy "Cross-Step Waltz" Innovations (with a little Latin Flavoring)  - Add such original steps as the "Barber's Combover", the "Seat Belt",  the "Copa Catch", and the "Maypole" to your cross-step repertoire!  Perfect for int/adv level waltzers.  CLICK HERE to see an example of Ari's cross-step "fusion" waltz inventions. Ari is one of this country's leading innovators in cross-step, and  regularly leads classes throughout the USA and Europe -- including "Waltz Week in Vienna!"  (Level: Non-novice Beg/Int/Adv:  Basic waltz steps and partnering skills assumed)  All welcome - No partner needed)

7:30-8:30:  "Night Club 2-Step" Innovations: "Sweet & Savory Combo's for the Summer" (Int/Adv level) - Learn a variety of fun, innovative combinations from Ari's library of moves and inventions; beautiful, flowing, and elegant as always.  Perfect for int/adv level NC2S-ers.  CLICK HERE to see an example of NC2S. (Level: Non-novice Beg/Int/Adv:  Basic NC2S Left & Right Turn steps and partnering skills assumed)  All welcome - No partner needed.

8:30-9:30:  Summertime SWING Sampler: "Fun with East Coast Swing, Shag, & Charleston":  A wonderful survey course to introduce you to these three wonderful variations of swing.  Each week we tackle one style, then on the fourth week we review and tie them all together.  Fun Fun Fun!   As in all of Ari's classes, a major emphasis will be on energy and connection which are the cornerstones of playful improvisational and social dance (vs choreographed or steps-based "competition" or "performance-style" dancing) (Level: Non-novice Beg/Int/Adv)  All welcome - No partner needed). 

9:30-9:55: Guided Practice for class participants

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FOUR TUESDAY's: (May 20th - June 10th) Take the whole 4-week series, or come to any of the first three as a drop-in! 

6:30-7:30:  Hot Summer Latin Sampler: "Salsa, Cha Cha, & Samba!" -  A wonderful survey course to introduce you to these three classic Latin dances.  Each week we tackle one dance style, then on the fourth week we review and tie them all together.  It's like a little summer fiesta!   Perfect to take in conjunction with the 7:30pm Tropical Sampler Class.  Great music, and a TON of fun! (All levels welcome - No Partner Needed) 

7:30-8:30: "Hot Tropical Latin Sampler:  "Rumba, Merengue, & Bachata"  -  A wonderful survey course to introduce you to these three terrific Latin dances.  Each week we tackle one dance style, then on the fourth week we review and tie them all together.  Fun Fun Fun!   Perfect to take in conjunction with the 6:30pm Latin Sampler Class.  Great music, and a TON of fun! (All levels welcome - No Partner Needed) 

8:30-9:30:  Fun Late-Night Sampler:  "Blues, Night Club 2-Step, & Fusion" - A wonderful survey course to introduce you to these three quieter, more improvisational dance styles that you will often hear played in after hours or late-night dances.  Each week we tackle one style, then on the fourth week we review and tie them all together.  Playful, Innovative, Fun!   As in all of Ari's classes, a major emphasis will be on energy and  connection which are the cornerstones of improvisational, satisfying, well-connected social dance.   CLICK HERE to see an example of NC2S. (All levels welcome - No Partner Needed) 

9:30-9:55: Guided Practice for class participants 

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LOCATION

All Tuesday & Wednesday classes will be held at China Harbor, 2040 Westlake Ave N., Seattle, WA.  There is plenty of free parking available.  Doors to the dance hall open at 6:15. Come early to sign in, change shoes, stretch, warm up, etc.  China Harbor has a full bar and dinner menu as well. 

 

COST:  

TUES & WED:  Each Tues or Wed class series includes 4 hrs of instruction, and 1.5 hrs of guided practice following the third class.  Classes are designed to be taken in pairs (ie, take at least two together each night)

One 4-week series  = $55,  Two 4-week series  = $100  ($10 savings), Three 4-week series  = $150 ($15 savings),  Drop in: $15/class

STUDENTS (under age 25):  $40 per class series  ($15 savings)

 

TO REGISTER & PAY

Go to www.rolluptherug.com and click on the "Registration" button in the menu on the top left side of the page to go to the Registration Page

Payment can be made from the Payment page using PayPal or a credit card,  or paid at the door with check or cash just before the first class. Payment by check or cash will help you to avoid the additional online PayPal surcharge. 

Class size is limited, so register early! 

 CLICK HERE to go to the Registration Page

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