Slow West Coast Swing workshops w/Maria Ford – Syracuse, NY
April 17-18, 2020
Syracuse, NY & Horseheads, NY
Join Maria for a day of West Coast Swing workshops focused on dancing to slower music.
Plus a special warm-up workshop & dance at Canfield Dance Arts.
FRIDAY, APRIL 17 warm-up
Location: Canfield Dance Arts, 1020 Center Street, Ste #13, Horseheads, NY 14845 (Next to HR Block)
7:00 PM: Advanced-Beginner to Intermediate WCS Workshop
8:00-11:00 PM: DJ’ed social dance
SATURDAY, APRIL 18 “Slow WCS” workshop series
Location: Puttin on the Ritz, ShoppingTown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd. E. Syracuse, NY, 13214
10:00-11:00 AM: Slow Connection
Learn to connect consistently with a partner through slow music and especially how to “live” in connection (stretch & compression) longer.
11:00-noon: Slow Style
Learn and practice some specific footwork and level changes to use when dancing on slow music.
1:00-2:00 PM: Slow Movement
Get your body moving well and looking good on slow music with this mini solo choreography session.
2:00-3:00 PM: Look at Me!
Explore the use of eye contact and visual cues as a partnering tool
3:00-5:00 PM: Put it all Together
Put it all together and Wrap up choreography involving the key concepts and breaking into small groups to give each other feedback
Location: Syracuse University Skybarn, 151 Farm Acre Rd, Syracuse, NY 13210
7:00-8:00 PM: Syracuse University Showcase
8:00-11:30 PM: Social Dance
Prices & Registration
Friday workshop & dance: Register online
Saturday Early Bird passes: USD $50/person All In Workshops, pre-registered
At the door: USD $15/per workshops
SU Showcase and Dance: Separately ticketed; USD $10 at the door.
Please send questions or payments to Andrew Banas via PayPal.
*Please indicate “Slow WCS Workshops” and list full names of the attendee(s) you’re sending payment for.