Enhance your dance at Northwest Dance Network with standalone dance workshops. The instructors will review basics and then introduce each topic in a playful way. Dance workshops allow time for guided practice as well as instruction.

What you need to know:

  • No partner necessary! While you can sign up with a partner, many dancers attend workshops solo.
  • Location: Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109.
  • Cost:  Each workshop is $20 if you pre-register by the Thursday before the workshop, or $30 if you pay at the door.
  • When applicable, dancers register as leads or follows, as they prefer. In some workshops, all participants learn both leading and following; these workshops are designated as open role.
  • If you are registering using a gift certificate, please contact us to register.
  • If you have questions or concerns, please contact us.

Prerequisites: See individual workshop descriptions.

Location: Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

Sundays: 6 pm to 8 pm

Instructors: Sean Donovan, Guy Caridi, Nancy Fry, Cathy Footer, Tony Fan and Ilana Rubin, John Lozano, Wren Newman, Scot McKay

We’re excited! We’ve expanded our reach and invited some great instructors to teach a variety of workshops with us. These workshops are geared toward experienced dancers and intended to expand your dance fun and repertoire. Come try something new! 

2019 Workshops        

 

November 17: West Coast Swing – It’s a Kind of Magic

You have the basic passes and pushes down so what’s next? In this workshop, Wren and Scot will add changes and playful modifications to those basics and you’ll discover what magic a small change can make while becoming even more familiar with those basics. Voilà! You’ll have a whole new set of moves and styling for your repertoire. Don’t miss it!

Prerequisites: Confidence with West Coast Swing moves

When: Sunday November 17, 6pm -8pm

Location: Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

Instructors: Wren Newman and Scot McKay

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November 24: Fun New Cross-Step Waltz variations

Learn a host of new Cross-step Waltz figures in a workshop that’s packed with fun new moves. Cross-step Waltz is wonderful in its infinite variety, especially in its ability to seamlessly blend elements from other dances such as Swing, Blues, Tango, or Salsa into the dance, and this is exactly what Ari will explore with you. At the end of the workshop, you’ll dance away with some impressive new Waltz combinations that will put a smile on your face and allow you to twirl and glide effortlessly across any dance floor!

Prerequisites: Comfort with basic Cross-step Waltz

When: Sunday November 24, 6pm – 8pm

Location: Swedish Club, 1920 Dexter Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

Instructors: Ari Levitt and Alex Crenshaw

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