Class Schedule

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November Fundamentals

November 2BreakawayFlouer Evelyn & Jeanette Catherine
November 9Rhythmic VariationsErin Boeke Burke & Shoshi Kreiger-Joven
November 16TurnsAnnie Solario & Galit Weinfeld
November 23Side PassesLaura Chieko & Rob Jones
November 30Blues SamplerGalit Weinfeld and Jeanette Catherine

Novmeber Extended Topics

Mastering Blues Vocabulary:
Feel yourself falling into the same dance patterns? It’s time to expand your dance vocabulary! Our November series will focus on how to master solo moves from the blues vernacular. We will start with the feet and (literally) move on up! Once you’ve got the moves, we will translate how to lead and follow those moves in partnership so that you have even more fun on the social dance floor!
November 2Ain't Got Two Left Feet
Everybody can move their feet - it’s about how you do it. Swanky footwork like Apple Jacks, Corkscrews, the James Brown and Truckin’ can give your dance variety. In this class we’ll explore and master the challenges of doing fancy footwork with a partner.
Laura Chieko
November 9Shake a Leg!
With a little bit of practice (and space) we can all move our legs in a janky way. This week we will be covering moves such as Crazy Legs, Knee Knocks, and Low Downs. We’ll work on how to make space for leg movements in partnership and keep it all within the music.
Virginia Jimenez & Odysseus Bailer
November 16Talk With Your Hips
There are so many ways to engage your hips in your blues dance! We will explore the secrets of hip-centric moves within partnership and how to give your hips a bluesy conversational flavor. Moves such as Four Corners, Fishtails, Funky Butt and the Rock Steady will help you take your dance vocabulary to the next level!
Virginia Jimenez & Erin Boeke Burke
November 23Strut Your Stuff
This class is all about moving your whole body all at once! You can boost your confidence and your skills with these solo moves that are best done in breakaway: The Cat’s Meow, Booty Green, Lock Turns, the Hallelujah and more. They feel a little silly, and they sure are fun!
Virginia Jimenez & Melissa Cohen
November 30No extended topics**

December Fundamentals

December 7ConnectionVirginia Jimenez and Jeannette Catherine
December 14Ballroomin' close embraceLaura Chieko and Annie Salorio
December 21 and 28No Friday Night Blues

December Extended Topics

Bust a Move in Breakaway

In this two-class series, we'll explore dancing in Breakaway. We'll discover creative and musical expression that complements a connected partnership.
December 7The Advantages of Breakaway Adriana Arcia
December 14Busting a MoveAdriana Arcia
December 21 and 28 No Friday Night Blues

**We are at La Nacional!

On the last Friday of each month, we are at La Nacional for live music! Due to venue restrictions, there is no Extended Topics lesson when we are at La Nacional.