West Coast Swing and Hustle in CT

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Saturday, June 14, 2014, 01:00pm - 11:59pm

 

West Coast Swing
w Stephen White & Sonya Dessureault

Saturday, June 14, 2014 / Norwalk, CT

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 On Saturday, June 14, 2014, Stephen White and Sonya Dessureault will be teaching West Coast Swing Private Lessons and Workshops in Norwalk, CT. These two All-Star dancers have recently become one of the power-couples on the West Coast Swing circuit. Individually, Stephen, a Floridian, has placed in Showcase and numerous All-Star and Invitational Jack & Jills. Sonya, from Montreal, has captivated the judges since she started West Coast Swing in 2011. Together, they are traveling the world showing off their romance, sexiness, and all that West Coast Swing can create.


Afternoon Private Lessons (1-4pm)

Schedule a Private Lesson with Stephen or Sonya.

Private Lessons are $90 (includes floor fee)

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Workshop Schedule & Pricing:

Special Deal - $50-70 for All Workshops and Party

early bird pricing for West Coast Swing workshopsThese special deals are for the awesome students who know they want to get the most out of all the workshops. Most people take advantage of these special deals to save money and to solidify their future plans. Pre-Registering for the entire event is a student's way of saying, "yes, I'm in!".

 

Includes all workshops & dance (Dance only? See below)

$50: Before Mon, June 9 - This Discount has passed
$60: Before Sat, June 14 - This Discount has passed
$70: On Sat, June 14

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5:00pm - Stephen & Sonya's Sexy Styling

Level: Adv Beg

Stephen and Sonya are two awesome dancers independently, but when they started dating, hot sparks started to fly. Sonya will be teaching some sexy follower styling while Stephen demonstrates how to keep leader masculinity while creating "Sonya" movement.

* You must know the basic rhythm and footwork of WCSwing to attend this class and be able to sustain a basic level social dance.

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6:00pm - Zouk Your West Coast Swing

Level: Adv Beg

Zouk is a dance from Brazil whose movement style is being adopted by West Coast Swing. This is similar to how Swango infused Tango movement into West Coast Swing in the early 2000s. Stephen and Sonya will be guiding you through some simple and usable Zouk movement and show you how to add it to your West Coast Swing.

* You must know the basic rhythm and footwork of WCSwing to attend this class and be able to sustain a basic level social dance.

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7:00pm - Break

Light food (pasta/pizza) and beverages will be provided.
* or please let us know if you are bringing any food to share.

7:30pm - Play with your...Dance

Level: Intermediate

Sometimes you just need to play around with your dance. This playfulness gives dancers the ability to be creative, musical, flirtatious, and fun. But after taking so many classes, it's hard to be playful, or to know when to bend the rules. This workshop will give you a way to be more entertaining to yourself and your partner.

* You must be able to sustain a social dance in West Coast Swing with a variety of people and be able to lead/follow a whip with a double outside turn.

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8:30pm - Fun, All-Star Looking Moves

Level: Intermediate

With awesome dancers like Stephen and Sonya in the house, it's a good time to learn their top hot-shot moves. This workshop will give you great vocabulary and fun movement ideas for your next amazing dance.

* You must be able to sustain a social dance in West Coast Swing with a variety of people and be able to lead/follow a whip with a double outside turn.

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9:30-12:00am - West Coast Swing Party (DJ: Erik)

The Dance is Included with any workshop
or $10 at the door

Music: Plenty of regular West Coast Swing music (including Blues, swing, pop, R&B, and late night groovy tunes).

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More About Stephen White & Sonya Dessureault

Stephen-Sonya-03Stephen White

Stephen White is an All-Star Swing Professional who currently travels around the world instructing, choreographing, competing, and performing. The palest working man in the Swing world, he's known for a quirky wit, fun workshops, and an avid love of social dancing! Please make sure he avoids excess sunlight.

Sonya Dessureault

Sonya Dessureault hails from Montreal, Quebec, Canada (not to be confused with the rest of Canada, or France). With a background in teaching Salsa and Latin street dance for 7 years, she brings a unique flavor to her West Coast. Versed extensively in Modern, Hip hop, Jazz, Classical, Etc, she is also fluent in 5 different languages. That means she can teach you many dances, in many ways, in many tongues! She can even translate the "southern" that Stephen tends to speak.

Hotel in the Area

Extended Stay America - approx $75
400 Main Ave, Norwalk, CT
203-847-6888

Location 

Dance Dimensions (old)
3 Quincy Street (BACK OF BUILDING)
Norwalk, CT

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Important Location information:

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Enter though covered parking area on Butler Street
* Plugging the address into your GPS will put you on the opposite site of the building.

From West Ave, at Getty Gas Station, turn on to Butler Street. Make first Left through black iron gates into Parking Area for 3 Quincy Street (rear).

Parking Area

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in Norwalk, CT:

  • Salsa
  • Hustle
  • West Coast Swing

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Location

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Dance Dimensions
15 Cross Street
Norwalk, CT

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