Workshops

We host day-long workshops with national and internationally known instructors. Read below for upcoming workshops, don’t forget to follow our calendar and our events on Facebook!

September

Level Up!  DJ Workshop

Friday, September 29, 6:00-8:00 pm
$40 until September 26, $50 after*

Blues DJ Level Up! Going beyond the basics, this workshop will focus on the details of set building, the considerations we make as blues DJs, and the myriad of rhythms in blues music. Bring your music to share ideas, ask questions, and practice putting mini sets together.

Blues Immersion Workshop: Embrace Me

Sunday, October 1, 12:00-6:00 pm
$80 until September 26, $90 after*

As a student in the Immersion Workshop you will spend the day dancing and conversing with peers & advanced dancers, continuously receiving feedback on issues specific to you as an individual.  The day will include group games, fun activities, and time for personal and partner-related exploration.
With so much attention from such a variety of perspectives, it is an invaluable experience guaranteed to help your dancing soar to new heights.

*Want to go to the DJ and immersion workshops this weekend? Register for both and save money!
$100 before September 26, $110 after


October

Blues Crash Course

Sunday, October 15, 12:00-3:00 pm with Laura Chieko
You Should Be Dancing, 412 8th Avenue, 4th floor
$40 in advance/$50 day of, register now!

Come explore the world of blues dance in a one-day crash course! This workshop will give you all the tools to have fun social dances to a wide variety of blues music. We will cover several blues basic steps so you can dance to a wide variety of music. This is the perfect place to build up your skills to take to your favorite blues venue or social gathering!

Ballroomin’ Blues

Saturday, October 28, 2:00-5:00 pm with Clyde Wright and Laura Chieko
You Should Be Dancing, 412 8th Avenue, 4th floor
$45 in advance/$55 day of, register now!

Originating in the Savoy ballroom, ballroomin’ blues is family of blues dances danced in close embrace to jazz blues music that travels across the floor. Join Laura and Clyde for an afternoon of gliding and swooping about the floor to jazz blues!