Saturday, March 29, 2014
Intermediate+ Lindy Hop Workshop
with World Lindy Champion Carla Heiney & Nathan Dias
|Saturday, March 29th||Class Description|
|Morning Session||11:00am – 12:20pm||
Wake-up your body and improve your fundamental partner dance technique and connection
|Afternoon Session||1:30 – 2:50pm||
Social Dance Must Haves
A grab bag of Carla & Nathan’s favorite moves & ideas from the social dance floor
|3:10 – 4:30pm||
Footwork & styling, incorporating solo jazz steps in your partner dancing, plus a spin or two!
The Women’s Building, Auditorium
3543 18t Street, SF, 94110 (near Valencia)
Full Workshop (3 classes): $50 early / $60 full price registration by March 27.
Afternoon Session Only (2 classes) : $35 early / $45 full price registration by March 27.
About the Instructors
Carla Heiney is competitively one of the most successful women in the swing dance community. With multiple ALHC and US Open titles, and a World Lindy Hop Championships title she is one of the most decorated Lindy Hop instructors. She has traveled all over the country and the world teaching, and over the past several years has been a staple of the San Francisco Bay Area dance community, where she has organized and hosted the annual Le Hot Sauce Workshop Weekend as well as the Shuffle Step Balboa Workshop.
Award-winning dancer Nathan specializes in Lindy Hop, the high-energy swing dance from the 1930s and 40s, and has been teaching, performing and DJing since 2005. He started swing dancing in 1997 and lindy hopping in 2000. A regular dancer in San Francisco since 2001, Nathan enjoys the creativity and personal connection of social dancing as well as the challenge and satisfaction on working on and improving his dance.
He has taught at practically all of the local swing dance venues at one time or another, including the 9:20 Special, Lindy in the Park, Tuesday Night Jump, Rent Party and original Doghouse, and has been a featured instructor at regional workshops such as Swingin’ at the Savoy, California Swingin’, *Workshop (San Luis Obispo), Santa Swing (Santa Barbara), and Le Hot Sauce (SF).