Four workshops and a coaching session from some of NZ's top Modern Jive instructors and dancers.
Most workshops are an hour long but the second workshop and the Coaching session are an hour and a half. The venue will be open from 9am until 5:30pm.
9:30am - 10:30am How'd the Chicken Cross the Road?
Styling for Roosters and Chickens! Three leaders and three followers will show you how to mashup different styling into your moves without affecting your partner.
With: Hazel, James, Tom, Amanda, Gav & Zoe
10:45am - 12:15pm Commit to This
Dance connection is a physical communication used by both the follow and lead which facilitates synchronised movement, conversion of energy and momentum, and allows for moments of cohesive "magic".
With: Amanda and Yuvesh
12:30pm - 1:30pm Flow-mentum
Master your momentum to keep your dancing smooth; create direction and speed changes that look and feel amazing.
With: Alan and Hazel
1:30pm - 2:30pm Lunch
2:30pm - 4pm Coaching Session
A session for anyone who is looking to ensure they dance their best on the floor to come and get some feedback from our experienced dancers.
This year's session will have a concentration on Footwork, Frame, Balance, Distance and Communication.
With: Sarah, Kirsty, Zoe, Lucy, Jenny, Brad, Tom, Nathan, Peter & Mathew
4:15pm - 5:15pm Interpretive Dance
Learn how to show/demonstrate the feel of the song within your existing dance style and moves. Slow, soft, hard, sharp, angry, sad and closeness can all be shown in your dancing to match the feel of the song that is playing.
With: Becky and Gav