I'm going to be teaching five workshops in August at Vinnie's Jump & Jive covering an interesting mix of early nineteenth century dance and twentieth century line dancing, as well as cross-step waltz. Details are below. No advance registration is necessary for any of these -- just show up at Vinnie's.
Tuesday, August 2, 8:00-9:15
Tuesday, August 30, 8:00-9:15
Jane Austen Dancing
Learn to dance like Jane Austen! Lively country dances and quadrilles in the style of the early 19th century, much bouncier than shown in the movies. Beginner-friendly -- steps & figures taught. Flat, leather-soled shoes strongly recommended -- no high heels!
$8/class or both classes for $15 -- pay at the first class.
Saturday, August 6, 2:00-3:30
Learn this stylish new waltz form with easy, flowing moves perfect for slow waltz tunes and many variations borrowed from swing and tango. Accessible to new dancers and exciting for experienced waltzers!
Saturday, August 6, 4:00-5:30
It's Madison Time! Learn the line dance featured in the original film and Broadway production of "Hairspray", as danced by Baltimore teenagers in the early 1960s!
Tuesday, August 23, 8:00-9:15
1970s Disco Line Dancing
Come party like it's 1978! Learn the line dances and moves of the disco era, including the Line Hustle and the Saturday Night Fever line dance, dancing to disco hits of the 1970s!