Blues-Workshop mit Shirel & Jered
26. und 27. November
Classes / Levels
- All Levels
Great for beginners AND people who are experienced in Blues and want to update their technique
Has done some Blues classes/workshop before, OR is a really good Lindy Hopper who also joined Saturday
Saturday only (All Levels): 45 Euro
Sunday only (Experienced): 35 Euro
Complete Weekend (All levels + Experienced): 70 Euro
New Swing Studio, Boschstr. 15
Saturday – All Levels
12:00 – 13.00 Those Addictive Blue Rhythms (1h, no partner needed, solo follows can join)
Blues has a rich collection of UNIQUE rhythms and movements to put into your body and your feet. Using AFRICAN-based grounded movements with smooth styling and footwork, discover your body dancing in ways you never knew it could before!
13:15 – 14:45 4x the Connection = 4x the Fun (1.5h)
Don’t connect to your partner in just _one_ hold — there are so many ways to get CREATIVE! Explore the options of how to Lead & Follow in different positions, and discover new moves that are possible in each type of Connection.
15:00 – 16:30 Fancy Tricks and Moves (1.5h)
Add even more EXCITEMENT to your Blues with these classic dips and lifts you can do with ANY partner, any time! All moves will be practiced with solid technique and lead-follow skills so they are comfortable for both partners.
Sunday – Experienced
12:00 – 13:30 Cool Tricks with Advanced Styling (1.5h)
Not only Dips, Lifts, and impressive moves — but also styling of the legs and arms to add shape and flair. Learn the small details and techniques that really make your dancing SHINE!
13:45 – 14:45 Take the Lead (1h)
Follows are equally important to a great Blues partnership: learn how to take inspiration from the Leads to add your „voice“ to the dance, and how Leads can use inspiration from the Follows — this is ADVANCED level partnering!
15:00 – 16:00 Musicality Challenge (1h)
„Musicality“ is how you express of the music in dance Are you representing the song? Can you connect more with the song? How much is „too much“ musicality? You’ll be GUIDED through the changes you can make to different songs so your dancing can become „one with the Blues“!
Shirel (Montpellier) has been teaching and practicing a variety of dance since 2006. She was first attracted to the femininity and sensuality of Egyptian Belly Dance and Tribal Fusion, then yoga, ballet, street jazz, ragga danc hall, hip hop, world dances, and more … With all this background, she creates a unique style full of femininity, grace, and elegance in her Swing and Blues.
One of the early pioneers of the resurging interest in Blues dance in the the 1990’s, today Jered is an international figure traveling to build up local scenes across North America, Europe, and wider.
Based on an extensive study of the history, culture, and advanced movements of Blues, Jered enjoys focusing on how both Leaders and Followers can make every single dance amazing!
You’ll find that a class with these teachers is filled with powerful technique, clear pedagogy, and will make you smiiiiile!