Workshops

West Coast Swing


Levels

Level 1 (not offered during the event)

You are a real beginner in West Coast Swing, but you may have danced other dances before are a dancer. You will get introduced to this dance. By the end of the workshops, you should have no problem social dancing and fully understanding the basics and fundamentals of WCS.

Level 2

You know the basics of West Coast Swing, but you still don’t feel confident when social dancing. In addition to improve your basics, you want to learn the West Coast Swing fundamentals and to be able to dance with any partner

Level 3

You are not afraid of any tempos. You can social dance with partner of different levels (beginner to advanced) without any problem. Your interest is in trying to find your own style, as well as to start being more musical, not only using the beat of the music, but every of its accents; You want to learn new variations, as well as new moves.

Level 4 (with intermediate points/ after audition only)

You don’t have anymore problem with your basics, you know the WCS fundamentals, footwork variations and various more complex patterns. You are comfortable social dancing with any partner. You don’t hesitate to dance on fast tempos, but probably have sometimes connection problems. You also want to improve your style.

Invitational level – anyone with WSDC Intermediate points and above can enter this level automaticially.

Those with lower WSDC level can join this group only via audition.

Level 5 (Advanced/All-Star only)

You are already competing in the advanced or all-star division. The workshops are tailored especially for you to challenge your dancing and give you new perspectives how to develop your personal style.

Auditions

We will audition all participants registered for level 3 to assure a consistent skills in all levels. If you registered for level 2 and think you improved since then, you can also take part in the audition. You can be leveled up or down. Please understand that the decisions by the teachers are final and not to degrade you but to have even levels and thus the most fun during the workshops for all participants.

If you registered for level 4 but have no WSDC Intermediate points, you will be automatically placed in level 3 and take part in the audition as well.

Special Workshops


In addition to the workshops for West Coast Swing, we have some unique classes for you. These classes are open for all levels.

Privates


We have extra room for private lessons with all of the pros at the event. Please contact them directly to reserve a time slot.

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