Sunday, April 8th, 2018, 3-6PM
Intermediate/Advanced Jazz and Lindy Hop Workshop
National award-winning dancer, choreographer and teacher Gaby Cook returns to SF for a visit…and is offering a sure-to-inspire workshop in Solo Jazz and Lindy Hop! Immerse yourself for an afternoon and have fun learning alongside other highly motivated students!
3-4:30pm Solo Jazz: learn a fun solo jazz routine — and dive deep into quality of movement, and ways to improve overall physical performance of solo jazz steps.
4:30-6pm Lindy Hop: touch on topics of connection, momentum (linear and angular), as well as unique rhythms that fit into the dance.
345 7th Street, SF, 94110
near Folsom Street (entrance on Cleveland side street)
Full Workshop (2 x 90min classes): $30 by April 1 / $35 full price online / $40 at the door.
30 couples max. Drop-ins for individual classes may be possible ($20/class) on the day of the workshop, depending on space.
Gaby is national-award winning dancer who is praised for her dynamic style and choreographic ingenuity. In her 10 years+ of professional experience, she has appeared on stages around the world, and has garnered various film and television credits. In addition, she is also lead choreographer for Gatsby Entertainment NYC, a entertainment production house, specializing in Great Gatsby theme.
With a solid foundation of studio dance training, she has developed a unique style in lindy hop. She blends the raw, athletic power of lindy hop, with the grace and refinement of the movie musical-era. She brings great care to lines, shapes and balance in her personal performance, as well as her choreographic work. In New York, she is a cast member. In the classroom, she shares her knowledge of the dance with a cheerful disposition, and clear straight-forward instruction. She is passionate about lindy hop traditions and works to share the joy of swing with new audiences.