Halifax west coast swing
Let's Dance WCS
Wednesday Evening Practices CANCELLED!
Join us at our Weekly Wednesday Practices, 7:00pm to 8:30. Warm up after the summer and get ready for the Winter Westie workshop with Kyle Fitzgerald by doing a coached practice. Come dance and ask for help where you need it! We may have a drill or two to start! Can’t wait to see everyone!
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Practices, classes, workshops, social dances
Wednesday evening practices have been resumed. Why not join us and have fun learning to dance West Coast Swing. Drop-ins are welcome. Cost to participate just $5.00 for the evening.
Progressive lessons are here! We have had so many requests, so we are offering two levels of classes in both Feb & March. Advance registration is required, please give the class Level (1 or 2), role (lead or follow), and month (Feb=A, March=B) when registering.
Maria Ford workshop
Maria Ford, of Smoothstyle Dance from Ottawa is a dancer, teacher, judge, and performer who specializes in West Coast Swing and New York Hustle, in which she competes in the All-Star and Open divisions. She trains regularly in WCS, Hustle, Latin, and Kizomba. Maria achieved Master’s level certification from the Global Professional Dance Instructors Association (GPDIA). Learn more at: www.smoothstyle.ca
Once again, join us every Wednesday evening starting September 11th from 7:00pm to 8:30pm to practice that particular night's drill and then social dance for the remainder of the evening. Come out and join us for a night of fun! Drop-in fee just $5.00. Everyone is welcome.
Basic West Coast Swing Patterns
join our beginner classes and learn these four basic patterns
Coast Swing and all swing dances. The lead and
follow stay where they are for 6 counts. The sugar
push is very stylized, bringing both partners close
together and then returning them to where they
started, just like in the swingout.
gentleman uses his perpendicular track to allow
the lady to pass on his right side. The right side
pass is a 6-count pattern.
A left pass has the follow pass on the lead's left
side. The left side pass is a 6-count pattern.
into a pattern for the first time, and introduces
you to closed position, where the leader closes
his right hand to the followers left shoulder blade.
The follower passed the leader down the slot and
is then redirected back to the original side of the
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7:00pm – 8:30pm
3089 Oxford Street, Halifax
Join us every Wednesday night for a drill and then practice time. We’ll start social dancing after the practice. Periodically, the coaches will be there to help anyone that requires assistance. Join us for a night of dance!
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