In addition to the regular bi-monthly dances, the Spokane Swing Dance Club also offers workshops and mini-workshops throughout the year. Workshops are planned for both beginner as well as more advanced dancers. There are lots of people to dance with so don’t stay away just because you don’t have a partner!
- Katie Schneider Workshop, April 5th at Dance Street Ballroom located at 433 W. Dean Ave., Spokane, WA
Katie Schneider has been dancing West Coast Swing for over 10 years, competing nationally at the Champion/All-Star level since 2005, & currently teaching WCS Internationally. Katie has a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with a minor in Dance. She has studied Jazz, Ballet, Modern/Contemporary, Country, and Swing. Katie is known for her focus on technique, the lead/follow relationship, and creative musicality. Katie has many top placements in WCS Jack & Jill, Strictly, Showcase, and Classic Competitions. Katie teaches to all levels and is an international instructor who can help those who want to improve their social dancing as well as those interested in competitions. This will be a great opportunity to get ready for Easter Swing!
Here is a link to her most recent routine with Michael Kielbasa from the 2013 US Open.
Special Friday night instructor at Swing Dig: Katie will be teaching the classes at Simply Dance Studio’s swing dig on Friday, April 4th. (7:00-7:45 Intermediate, 7:45-8:30 Beginner) There will also be a raffle for special prizes that include a free workshop pass and a half-hour private lesson from Connor Goodmanson during the dance that night from 8:30-11:00. (Must be present to win.)
Workshops, Saturday, April 5th at Dance Street Ballroom:
12:00pm -1:00pm: Having a Conversation
1:00pm-2:00 pm: Musicality
3:00pm-4:00pm Footwork Options
Workshop Prices: Pre-register in person or at the paypal links below to secure your spot in the workshops!
- Full Workshop Pass for SSDC members $45
- Full Workshop Pass for non-SSDC members $60
- Individual Class for SSDC members $15
- Individual Class for non-SSDC members $20
Private lessons are $85. To schedule a private call Tammy Allen at 509-499-5397
You may pre-register with the safe and secure PayPal link below. Pre-register by March 29th and save $10 off the workshop prices!
Seattle Easter Swing, April 17, 2014-April 20, 2014 - Seattle’s Easter Swing dance Convention is the largest West Coast Swing event in the Pacific Northwest.
You can take workshops and private lessons with top pros, enjoy the advanced workshop track, compete in the many competitions offered, watch the top pros compete, and just enjoy the social dancing. To purchase your event pass visit the event website.
Spokane showed up and represented at the last two Northwest Events, Bridgetown Swing and Sea to Sky with three whole tables sold to Spokane (that’s thirty people). Let’s keep up the momentum for this event. Maybe Spokane can have four tables at Easter Swing this year?