Dynamic Turns and Flash: aka Balance and Precision Workshop w/ Ben and Emily

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La Pista
01:15 PM
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Find a new dimension of creativity in your dance as we delve deep into technique centered around on axis, precision, and fun flashy moves. In this workshop Ben and Emily will build your balance and stability from the ground up with a series of exercises and cool moves. From there we will move into some flashy tricks that combine skills from our previous workshops (prior attendance not required)*You will learn the skills to create stability and control as a lead and/or follow.*Follows will create a rock solid axis and the skill of being light that invites leaders to play with more advanced moves. *Both leads and follows will learn the skills of being a trustworthy partner so that your advanced 'tricks' flow safely, clearly and with ease. Workshop starts at 1:15 sharp. Doors open at 1!Early Bird - $47Regular Bird - $57Day of - $67Here is what some people have to say about Emily and Ben's last workshop:Emily and Ben are beautiful dancers and teach wonderfully together! Their focus on body mechanics is so helpful for executing moves correctly, safely, and enjoyably. I will definitely be coming to more of their workshops!Maggie, SFEmily and Ben are fabulous teachers together. Their focus on body mechanics for lifts is a wonderful approach and they move at a great pace to make everything approachable while never being boring.Lacey, SFAbout Emily WebbIn 1996 Emily Webb began her love affair with partner dance. Through the years Emily has studied Tango, Swing, Salsa, Blues, and Fusion dance with some the top instructors in the world. Today Tango and Fusion remain Emily's greatest dance loves.Thousands of students across the US and Canada have benefited from Emily's dynamic and interactive teaching style. Emily's adaptability to student needs, knowledge of body mechanics, and specialized drills create high impact learning for students of all levels. Through her years of teaching experience Emily has learned to make even the most complex movements simple and build them from the ground up. This means you will not only look good while you dance, but feel great to your partners too!While Emily loves to geek out on technique she also believes learning should be experiential and fun! Her classes create a positive environment to explore human relationship, movement and expression in dance partnership. Get ready to play, get geeky, laugh, learn and delve deep into the world of partner danceCancelation Policy:90% offered before November 30.50% Refund December 1-6.No Refunds after December 6.Tickets are transferable with no fees.


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