Upcoming Workshops

Tuesday and Thursdays at 10-11 am: Nia with Naomi Scher

April 22: Rhythm & Styling to Slower Tempos with Guy Caridi

April 29: Lindy/Charleston Footwork & Styling with Guy Caridi and Nancy Fry

May 6: Cha Cha Cha-Boogie with Sean Donovan

May 13: Swing-era Solo Jazz Styling  with Guy Caridi

May 20: Blues From A to Z with Michelle Badion

May 27: Line Dance Groove with Sean Donovan

June 3: Zydeco Summer with Sean Donovan

June 10: Salsa Fusion with Reinier Valdes and Daniela Gallardo

June 17: Alternative Argentine Tango with Michelle Badion

June 24: Dominican Bachata with Reinier Valdes and Daniela Gallardo

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April 22nd: Rhythm & Styling to Slower Tempos with Guy Caridi

A Zoom Live-Stream Dance Workshop 

with Guy Caridi

Enjoy the smooth and easy feeling that comes with dancing by yourself to slower tempos, such as Nightclub 2-Step and Foxtrot.  Dancing solo gives you the freedom to move as expressively or subtly as you choose.  These short routines will feel like a dance mantra, and are suitable for all levels of dance experience. 

Prerequisite: None, but previous dance experience helpful.

Time: Thursday, April 22nd at 7-8 PM PST

Location: Online via Zoom

Instructor: Guy Caridi 

Registration: Please click here to register. After registering via Eventbrite, they’ll send you an Order Confirmation email with the Zoom Meeting link at the very bottom of the email. Please scroll down to the bottom of that confirmation email to find the Zoom link!

Cost: Suggested registration fee of $10, but pay what you can. Registration fees go towards paying our staff and instructors. We, therefore, rely on your generous donations in order to underwrite various registration fees. Thank you. Click here

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April 29th: Lindy/Charleston Footwork & Styling with Guy Caridi and Nancy Fry

A Zoom Live-Stream Dance Workshop 

with Guy Caridi and Nancy Fry

This solo dance workshop will put a bounce in your step, a lift to your kick, and a smile in your heart!  We’ll incorporate 8 – count Lindy footwork, and select from the scores of 1930’s Charleston variations in several short, fun routines. This is a perfect virtual fix for swing dancers who are itching to hit that jive again.  

Prerequisite: Previous experience with 8-count swing and/or Lindy Hop recommended.

Time: Thursday, April 29th at 7-8 PM PST

Location: Online via Zoom

Instructor: Guy Cairdi & Nancy Fry

Registration: Please click here to register. After registering via Eventbrite, they’ll send you an Order Confirmation email with the Zoom Meeting link at the very bottom of the email. Please scroll down to the bottom of that confirmation email to find the Zoom link!

Cost: Suggested registration fee of $10, but pay what you can. Registration fees go towards paying our staff and instructors. We, therefore, rely on your generous donations in order to underwrite various registration fees. Thank you. Click here

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May 6th: Cha Cha Cha-Boogie with Sean Donovan

A Zoom Live-Stream Dance Workshop 

with Sean Donovan

The Cha Cha Cha is playful, fun, and delightfully satisfying in a movement and musicality sort of way. We’ll revel in Latin rhythms as we zip through some fundamentals then move our focus to snappy turns, inventive footwork and expressive shines. We’ll top it off by learning the Corazon Cha Cha line dance.

Prerequisite: Cha cha cha and/or dance experience.

Time: Thursday, May 6th at 7-8 PM PST

Location: Online via Zoom

Instructor: Sean Donovan

Registration: Please click here to register. After registering via Eventbrite, they’ll send you an Order Confirmation email with the Zoom Meeting link at the very bottom of the email. Please scroll down to the bottom of that confirmation email to find the Zoom link!

Cost: Suggested registration fee of $10, but pay what you can. Registration fees go towards paying our staff and instructors. We, therefore, rely on your generous donations in order to underwrite various registration fees. Thank you. Click here

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May 13th: Swing-era Solo Jazz Styling with Guy Caridi

A Zoom Live-Stream Dance Workshop 

with Guy Caridi

Let’s take a trip back in time with this solo dance workshop. We will focus on the vintage street-style jazz movement that was done in nightclubs and social dance ballrooms during the 30s and 40s… Leave your worries behind, have some fun, and make your feet happy!  

Prerequisite: Some dance experience recommended, but not necessary.

Time: Thursday, May 13th at 7-8 PM PST

Location: Online via Zoom

Instructor: Guy Cairdi 

Registration: Please click here to register. After registering via Eventbrite, they’ll send you an Order Confirmation email with the Zoom Meeting link at the very bottom of the email. Please scroll down to the bottom of that confirmation email to find the Zoom link!

Cost: Suggested registration fee of $10, but pay what you can. Registration fees go towards paying our staff and instructors. We, therefore, rely on your generous donations in order to underwrite various registration fees. Thank you. Click here

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May 20th: Blues From A to Z with Michelle Badion

A Zoom Live-Stream Dance Workshop 

with Michelle Badion

No need to be a wallflower when the music is swinging. Get movin’ and groovin’ and moppin’ and boppin’. We’ll dance swing patterns and jazz rhythms, and switch between traditional steps to keep you on your toes. Get ready to explore 6-count, 8-count, dis-count, dat-count. Let’s swing!

Prerequisite: Comfort with triple-time rhythm.

Time: Thursday, May 20th at 7-8 PM PST

Location: Online via Zoom

Instructor: Michelle Badion 

Registration: Please click here to register. After registering via Eventbrite, they’ll send you an Order Confirmation email with the Zoom Meeting link at the very bottom of the email. Please scroll down to the bottom of that confirmation email to find the Zoom link!

Cost: Suggested registration fee of $10, but pay what you can. Registration fees go towards paying our staff and instructors. We, therefore, rely on your generous donations in order to underwrite various registration fees. Thank you. Click here

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May 27th: Line Dance Groove with Sean Donovan

A Zoom Live-Stream Dance Workshop 

with Sean Donovan

Move your body and uplift your spirit with the fun and groovy Jerusalema. We will learn both the short (24-count, plus a 32-count variant) and long (64-count) routines, refreshing and challenging your mind with focus while also honing footwork and moves to bolster your dance repertoire. This is perfect if you’ve some dance background and/or love to move to the music.

Prerequisite: Dance experience, there’s some tricky footwork and the workshop will move fairly quickly.

Time: Thursday, May 27th at 7-8 PM PST

Location: Online via Zoom

Instructor: Sean Donovan 

Registration: Please click here to register. After registering via Eventbrite, they’ll send you an Order Confirmation email with the Zoom Meeting link at the very bottom of the email. Please scroll down to the bottom of that confirmation email to find the Zoom link!

Cost: Suggested registration fee of $10, but pay what you can. Registration fees go towards paying our staff and instructors. We, therefore, rely on your generous donations in order to underwrite various registration fees. Thank you. Click here

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June 3rd: Zydeco Summer with Sean Donovan

A Zoom Live-Stream Dance Workshop 

with Sean Donovan

Okay, will we be able to do the Zydeco this summer?? We don’t know, but we can be ready. In this class, we’ll cover some fun and flashy footwork and movement, then learn a couple of Zydeco line dances TBA. Yeah, you right!

Prerequisite: Zydeco dance experience.

Time: Thursday, June 3rd at 7-8 PM PST

Location: Online via Zoom

Instructor: Sean Donovan 

Registration: Please click here to register. After registering via Eventbrite, they’ll send you an Order Confirmation email with the Zoom Meeting link at the very bottom of the email. Please scroll down to the bottom of that confirmation email to find the Zoom link!

Cost: Suggested registration fee of $10, but pay what you can. Registration fees go towards paying our staff and instructors. We, therefore, rely on your generous donations in order to underwrite various registration fees. Thank you. Click here

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June 10th: Salsa Fusion with Reinier Valdes and Daniela Gallard

A Zoom Live-Stream Dance Workshop 

with Reinier Valdes and Daniela Gallard

Reinier and Daniela are back and will be teaching two workshops in June. In this workshop, they will teach a mixture of popular Cuban Rhythms like Timba, Mambo, Chachacha, and Rumba, and will demonstrate how we can apply these rhythms to our social dancing. No partner needed, wear comfortable clothing and get ready to have some fun and a good time! 

Prerequisite: Latin and/or dance experience

Time: Thursday, June 10th at 7-8 PM PST

Location: Online via Zoom

Instructor: Reinier Valdes and Daniela Gallard 

Registration: Please click here to register. After registering via Eventbrite, they’ll send you an Order Confirmation email with the Zoom Meeting link at the very bottom of the email. Please scroll down to the bottom of that confirmation email to find the Zoom link!

Cost: Suggested registration fee of $10, but pay what you can. Registration fees go towards paying our staff and instructors. We, therefore, rely on your generous donations in order to underwrite various registration fees. Thank you. Click here

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June 17: Alternative Argentine Tango – Using Tango Movement to Spice up your Favorite Dance Styles with Michelle Badion

A Zoom Live-Stream Dance Workshop 

with Michelle Badion

Argentine Tango can take years to master, but in only one hour you will be able to learn some of Tango’s unique movements and how to incorporate them into your social dancing. Michelle will use non-Tango music throughout the class and will lead you on a fun journey into the world of Tango to discover some really fun moves. These moves and styling can be used with any partner dance and any music, even swing!  After we explore these moves, we will apply them to other social dances. “What makes Tango moves so fun is the way they make me feel. I want all dancers to be able to feel that way.”— Michelle Badion  

Prerequisites:  Previous dance experience

Time: Thursday, June 17th at 7-8 PM PST

Location: Online via Zoom

Instructor: Michelle Badion 

Registration: Please click here to register. After registering via Eventbrite, they’ll send you an Order Confirmation email with the Zoom Meeting link at the very bottom of the email. Please scroll down to the bottom of that confirmation email to find the Zoom link!

Cost: Suggested registration fee of $10, but pay what you can. Registration fees go towards paying our staff and instructors. We, therefore, rely on your generous donations in order to underwrite various registration fees. Thank you. Click here

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June 24th: Dominican Bachata with Reinier Valdes and Daniela Gallardo

A Zoom Live-Stream Dance Workshop 

with Reinier Valdes and Daniela Gallardo

Rey and Daniela are excited about this workshop where they will teach traditional Bachata. Get ready to move those hips with engaging Latin footwork that makes this dance so unique. No partner needed, wear comfortable clothing and get ready to move to those sultry Latin rhythms.

Prerequisite: Latin and/or dance experience

Time: Thursday, June 24th at 7-8 PM PST

Location: Online via Zoom

Instructor: Reinier Valdes and Daniela Gallardo

Registration: Please click here to register. After registering via Eventbrite, they’ll send you an Order Confirmation email with the Zoom Meeting link at the very bottom of the email. Please scroll down to the bottom of that confirmation email to find the Zoom link!

Cost: Suggested registration fee of $10, but pay what you can. Registration fees go towards paying our staff and instructors. We, therefore, rely on your generous donations in order to underwrite various registration fees. Thank you. Click here

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