Swiss Balboa Weekend, 7-9 September 2012 in Zürich, Register now!

Swiss Balboa Weekend 2012 in Zürich Switzerland

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 […]

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Shuffle The House – Balboa Workshop in Schaffhausen CH – Registration is Open!

Shuffle The House Balboa Workshop 2012

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 […]

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STIR IT! 11 Lindy and More – Registration is open

Stir It! 2011 Lindy and More Workshop

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) & […]

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Swiss Balboa Weekend, 2-4 September 2011 in Zürich

Swiss Balboa Weekend 2011

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 […]

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DJ Chrisbe @ Leapin’ Lindy Bern (CH) 12.2.2011

Leapin' Lindy Bern

The Big Swing Night This is one of the biggest events in Switzerland and I am really proud to be part of it! Come out and dance your shoes off! Live Music with Gordon Webster 7 feat. Naomi Uyama Date/Time Saturday, February 12, 2011, starts at 20 h Location Kultur Casino Bern – Grosser Saal, Herrengasse 25, 3011 Bern Schedule 19.30 Door opening 20.00 – 21.30 Lindy Hop taster class 21.30 Swing Party starts with DJ Chrisbe 22.00 1st Set – Gordon Webster 7 feat. Naomi Uyama 23.00 Shows 23.30 – 00.30 2nd Set – Gordon Webster 7 feat. Naomi Uyama 00.30 – 03.00 Swing Party […]

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Shuffle the House, 15-17 April 2011 in Schaffhausen CH

Shuffle The House Balboa Workshop 2011

For the second time, Marcia Bodenmann and Jonas Maggiori are organising an intimate Balboa workshop with parties in a quaint environment in the northeast of Switzerland: Shuffle the House in Schaffhausen. The first edition last year was a huge success, so they decided to extend the event: more levels, more lessons, more teachers and more parties. This year's edition already starts on Friday night with the first party! Workshop 10 hours of lessons for three levels “Beginners-Intermediate”, “Intermediate-Advanced” and “Advanced” with three top international instructor couples: Kelly Arsenault & Mickey Fortanasce (USA), Mia Goldsmith & Todd Yannacone (USA) and Sasha […]

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STIR IT! 10 Lindy and More – Registration is open

Welcome to STIR IT! 10 International Swing Workshop & Party Weekend 29.- 31.10.2010 in Zürich, Switzerland Style your lindy, groove your connection, jazz your spirit! 3 days of workshop and parties with live music. Pre party on Thursday, 28.10.2010 Lindy Hop, Blues and Jazz classes, special track, taster classes, crash courses, live music in classes, … 5 levels including “Advanced Extra”. Top teachers line-up: Steven Mitchell (USA) Joseph & Trisha Sewell (UK) Thomas Blacharz & Alice Mei (FR) Oliv Wan & Delphine Dorseuil (FR) Andrew Twiss & Evin Galang (USA) Dave Madison (USA) & Ursula Ledergerber (CH) and Nadja Sieger […]

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Shuffle the House 20./21.3.2010 Schaffhausen CH

Marcia Bodenmann und Jonas Maggiori organisieren am 20./21. März 2010 das erste Balboa-Weekend „Shuffle the House“ in Schaffhausen CH. Workshop Angeboten werden je 4 Stunden Unterricht in den Levels „Beginners“ und „Advanced“ mit den Teacherpaaren Alice Mei (F) und Marty Klempner (USA), sowie Ulla Wingenfelder und Tim Kask aus der Schweiz. Party Abgerundet wird das Wochenende mit einer Swing Party am Samstag Abend, live mit den „Hot Strings“. Registration und weitere Infos auf der Website Datum 2011 15.-17. April

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