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Swing Dance Workshops

Southern Tier Swing Dance Society Presents:

Stephanie Risser

West Coast Swing & Hustle Workshop Weekend

Fri Sept 22 & Sat Sept 23, 2017

American Legion Post 82, 1305 Riverview Dr., Endicott NY 13760

Stephanie began her dance career studying ballet, modern dance, jazz and tap. After graduation from the University of Hartford/School of Hartford Ballet BFA program, with a BFA in Dance Pedagogy, Stephanie began teaching in Lancaster, PA and Hartford, CT.  After moving to Philadelphia, she began partner dancing.  Stephanie has competed in international Latin, Hustle and West Coast Swing, becoming the 2009 undefeated Just Hustle champion.  Stephanie is also an All-Star in West Coast Swing.  With her versatility and great knowledge base, Stephanie has a special style that she happily shares with all.      Stephanie:  267-303-5277

FRI 5:00 to 5:30Registration with music to warm up to.

FRI 5:30 to 6:30

#1 Hustle Arm Styling for Leaders and Followers:

We will work on the technique of arm styling for Hustle as well as more developed variations.

FRI 6:30 to 7:00 Break with music to warm up or practice to.

FRI 7:00 to 8:00

#2 WCS Blues vs. Contemporary:

Since we dance to so many different kinds of music in WCS we will talk about how our dancing can change depending on the type of song we are dancing to.

FRI 8:00 to 11:30    DJ Dance Mix

SAT 12:30 to 1:00 Registration and Warmup

SAT 1:00 to 2:00

#3 WCS Keeping the Flow:

Learn how to keep your dance moving and make your dancing smoother.

SAT 2:00 to 2:30 Break with music to warm up or practice to.

SAT 2:30 to 3:30

#4 WCS Easy Extensions:

Easy ways to extend your patterns to fit the phrase and make your dancing more musical.

SAT 3:30 to 4:00 Break with music to warm up or practice to.

SAT 4:00 to 5:00

#5 Hustle Leading from the Hip:

Learn how to lead and follow hip leads and see how many options there are! Learn what to do with your arms when your leader is not connected.

SAT 5:00 to 6:30 Dinner Break

SAT 6:30 to 7:00 Music to warm up or practice to.

SAT 7:00 to 8:00

#6 WCS Slingshot Your Partner to Greatness!:

Learn different slingshot variations as well as how to decorate them to look even better.

SAT 8:00 to 11:30 DJ Dance Mix

Please write clearly.

Please use a separate form for each registrant.

SEND A EMAIL TO STNYSWINGDANCE@GMAIL.COM and we will email you a form.

Make checks payable to:  Southern Tier Swing Dance Society (STSDS)

Mail to:  Tony Farrand,  3662 Rath Ave,  Endwell NY 13760

Or sign up at Tues Night Swing Dances, 105 Washington Ave, Endicott NY 13760

Send email if you have any questions

Advanced Registration Deadline: Sept 12, 2017

Circle your selection and $ amount:_        Advanced                   At Door

Single workshop **                                         $12                              $15

1 workshop & Dance**                                   $15                              $20

2 workshops **                                                $20                              $25

2 workshops & Dance (Fri Pass)                    $25                              $30

3 workshops**                                                 $30                              $40

3 workshops & Dance **                                $35                              $45

4 workshops **                                                $40                              $50

4 workshops & dance (Sat Pass)                   $45                              $55

All-In                                                                $50                              $65

Dance only                                                                                          $7

** Circle the workshop # of each workshop you plan to attend:     #1   # 2    # 3    # 4    # 5    # 6

 Fri pass, Sat pass & All-In receive 1, 2 and 3 free passes respectively to Tuesday Night Swing.


Directions to Endicott American Legion, 1305 Riverview Dr., Endicott NY 13760

From North or South:  I 81 to 17 W

Take exit 67 N (RT 26 Endicott/Endwell).  Take the 17C W exit (2nd exit). 

Merge into left lane.  Turn left. at 1st traffic light (Washington Ave) 

1 block, turn left. Riverview Dr.

American Legion is the brick building on the left.  Parking lot behind Legion, or on street parking.

From East:  Take 17 W to exit 67 N and follow above directions.

From West:  Take 17 E to exit 67 N and follow the above.

Earlier Event: September 17
Celebration Dance
Later Event: October 18