As you know, I do not promote many events on this blog. However, a few of the Swiss events with international recognition are especially important to me. Swiss Balboa Weekend I’m glad, that Natascha Podraza and Ulla Wingenfelder will be organizing another edition of the Swiss Balboa Weekend. The workshop and party weekend will happen from Friday 7th to Sunday 9th September 2012. Workshop Two days of Balboa classes for three levels “A – Beginners”, “B – Intermediate” and “C – Advanced” with four international and national renowned instructor couples: Laura Keat & Jeremy Otth (USA) Jo & Mel Calanglang (UK) Joana Ekeström & Andreas Olsson (SWE) Ulla [...]
First of all, I don’t get paid or receive any benefits for writing this blog post. This article represents my personal opinion. A highly intensive Balboa workshop Quote from the website: The Experiment is a highly intensive Balboa workshop built around the model of small, select groups of participants spending a week together with top dancers of our generation in an extraordinary live+work+play environment. My first contact with The Experiment It was back in Summer 2008, I was attending the Studio Hop Summer Camp, when I heard the first time about The Experiment. Mastermind David Rehm, who was teaching there, [...]
Promoting events is not the main purpose of this blog. But from time to time, I make an exception. Especially when they are happening in Switzerland and are attracting international dancers. Shuffle the House For the third edition, Marcia Bodenmann and Jonas Maggiori expanded their organization team with Tina Foppa and Coco Akerman. What stays is the idea: to organize an intimate Balboa workshop with parties in beautiful locations and venues, nestled in a quaint landscape in the northeast of Switzerland – in Schaffhausen. There will be some side attractions like a flea market and more surprises. Workshop 10 hours [...]
Welcome to STIR IT! 11 International Swing Workshop & Party Weekend 4.- 6. November 2011 in Zürich, Switzerland Style your lindy, groove your connection, jazz your spirit! 3 days of workshops and parties with live music. Pre party on Thursday, 3. November 2011 Lindy Hop, Blues and Jazz classes, special track, taster classes, crash courses, live music in classes, … 5 Lindy Hop levels including “Advanced-Plus” (Master class) and new in 2011: Authentic Jazz track Top teachers line-up: Steven Mitchell (USA) Mike Faltesek (USA) & Carla Heiney (USA) Mike Roberts (USA) & Laura Glaess (USA) Olivier Wan Chort (FR) & [...]
The Swingmachine Proudly Presents: Balboa in Bern mit Marcia Bodenmann & Christian Bossert Ort: Progr, Kleiner Saal (3. OG), Speichergasse 4, Bern Balboa-Workshop Intermediate/Advanced Zeit: 14.00-16.45h Vorkenntnisse: ab ca. 1 Jahr Balboa-Erfahrung Kosten: CHF 50/40 (2 x 75 Min.) Workshop Basics fuer Balboa-Neulinge Zeit: 17.00-18.00h Vorkenntnisse: keine oder wenig Balboa-Erfahrung Kosten: CHF 25/20 Balboa-Party mit DJ Chrisbe Zeit: 21.00-1.00h Eintritt ohne Workshop: CHF 5; Workshop-Teilnehmer: gratis Info & Anmeldung: Susie Trenka: sue_blue [at] gmx.net, 076 377 82 63 Foto: Jürg Waldmeier, Zürich If you like this event please click LIKE below - or share or retweet this post. Thank you!
Last year’s edition of the Swiss Balboa Weekend in Zürich was a great success and there were a lot of international dancers at the workshop and the parties. Thus it seems logical that Natascha Podraza and Ulla Wingenfelder will be organising another Swiss Balboa Weekend this year. It will happen from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September 2011. Workshop Two days of Balboa lessons for three levels with three international and one local teacher couple: Natasha Devyatkina & Olivier Harouard (Fra), Nelle Cherry & Adam Speen (USA), Gloria Garcia Pinares & Albert Ferran (Esp) and Ulla Wingenfelder & Tim Kask [...]
For many Balboa dancers, The Balboa Experiment is still a mystery. I’m one of the lucky attendees and I would like to give you an insight in the daily life at The Experiment. What is The (Balboa) Experiment? The Experiment is an intensive Balboa workshop for high-level dancers from all over the world who spend one week in a beach house, where they live, work and dance together. Mastermind David Rehm (co-host: Nick Williams) launched the workshop in 2009 with one week and 24 students. Meanwhile the event has grown to three weeks with 28 students each week in this [...]
On occasion of the Wochenend-Specials @ Downtownswing, I’m teaching the following workshop on Saturday, 26 March 2011. It will be held in German. Workshop Musicality Musik hören, verstehen und dazu tanzen Wie tanze ich zu Count Basie? Was charakterisiert Ella Fitzgerald und wie beeinflusst sie unseren Lindy Hop? Soll ich mich zum New Orleans Style anders bewegen als zu einem Swing Stück? Wer auf diese Fragen eine Antwort möchte, sollte diesen Workshop auf keinen Fall verpassen! Zeit/Level/Kosten: 15.30-17.00h Intermediate-Advanced, CHF 30 (25 mit Legi) Ort: Downtownswing, Friedaustrasse 17, 8003 Zürich Anmeldung an: email@example.com