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July Sizzlers


The new workshops start up again July 23rd, and Susannah should be well rested and full of choreography to keep you on your toes. We are super excited to bring back Nightclub Two-Step and the Viennese Waltz.

$5 PRACTICE NIGHT 8-9:30PM – July 6th and August 3rd

THE LATIN WORKOUT

The Latin Workout continues to burn calories twice a week on Tuesdays at 3pm and Thursdays at 4pm. What exactly is this class? It’s a dance exercise class that includes the Merengue, Salsa, Cha-Cha, Jive & Triple-Time Swing, Samba, and Rumba. We even throw in a muscle isolation exercise and end with a cool down stretch. You will take about 5,500 steps in this one hour class, so be ready to sweat and have a great time. Each session costs $14, or you can purchase a 6-Pack for $65.

MONDAYS STARTING JULY 23rd

SALSA 7-8pm $65 for 6 weeks –Now a Monday regular, Salsa kicks off the new session at 7pm. This Latin dance continues to be one of our most popular classes. Beginners are welcome as we always start off with the basic steps before kicking in high gear with spicier amalgamations, making this also a favorite with our more advanced dancers.

AB301 8-9pm $65 for 6 weeks – This one hour class is especially designed for the experienced social dancer (post-AB201) ready to learn Continuity Style Ballroom dancing. The focus of this workshop is to improve dancer’s floorcraft and ability to navigate dance traffic through step substitutions. Permission is required for this class.

TUESDAYS STARTING JULY 24th

NIGHTCLUB TWO-STEP (NC2S 7-8pm $65 for 6 weeks –I am making this story up as I go along, so bear with me. Once upon there was a dance club that was frequented by Swing, Salsa, and Hustle dancers. The DJ at this fictional club knew his clientele and so played music everyone would dance to. All was great until the night the DJ took ill, and a substitute DJ filled in and haphazardly spun a disc of “Lady in Red” – the extended club-mix version. Thumbs began twiddling and walls counted, as no one knew how to dance to it. Around the 10th minute of this Extended Play, antsy ladies threatened physical harm if the guys didn’t dance. Things were getting ugly and quick. This was a time for a superhero to enter, and his name was Buddy Schwimmer. Nee 1950, he realized his special powers at 15 whilst he and his sister experimented dancing to the popular slower ballads of their time. He discovered if he took a side step and rocked back onto the ball of his foot and lifted the other one slightly, he literally could bend time. He danced this repeatedly, shaping the time continuum until he could see the future. He saw a young Christopher John Davison born in Argentina, which was odd since he was born in 1948 – two years before Buddy. He saw young Chris change his surname to ‘de Burgh’ and then pen ‘Lady in Red’. He wanted to but knew better not to stop him, because it’s history, baby. Okay, so back to the club thing I made up. Buddy shows up and teaches everyone the NC2S. World peace was restored until a guy named Vanilla Ice was born.

WEDNESDAYS STARTING JULY 25th

AB101 @ 5:30pm-7pm $85 for 6-Weeks – This is our Genesis Project, where stellar dancers are born. It’s one thing to be good on the dance floor, but it’s another thing to have to dance attached to another body. The Adult Basic 101 is the class where you learn to play nice with others while dance the basics in the Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Swing, and Salsa. Couples dancing truly is the last bastion of human contact.

THURSDAYS STARTING JULY 26th

AB201 @ 7pm-8:30pm $85 for 6-Weeks – This second level workshop covers the remainder of the Bronze syllabus and introduces more technique and more sophisticated patterns to post-101 dancers. It is designed to be taken 5-6 times, so each 6-week session is different. Welcome 101 grads, you made it!

VIENNESE WALTZ @ 8:30pm $65 for 6 Weeks –Thursdays are reserved for International Ballroom styles, but when it comes to Viennese Waltz, Susannah is going off book, totally off reservation, and teaching the American Smooth Viennese Waltz. This session will include open work and all the fancy doo-hickey’s our austere Austrian counterparts would deem forboden. So if you want to be free of those ties that bind you, take this class, and dance the Viennese Waltz like a proud American!



If you have any questions or wish more information, please do not hesitate to call or email (itsaballroomblitz@gmail.com), and even Facebook us (Ballroom Blitz Eagle Rock).