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Southern Tier Swing Dance Society Presents:

Paul & Marta Canfield
West Coast Swing Workshops and Dance

Saturday March 30, 2019

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

BIO: Paul and Marta Canfield have each been dancing for over 20 years with roots in gymnastics, East Coast Swing and Salsa. Paul and Marta drew each other in a WCS competition in Syracuse,  but didn’t meet again until a few years later at a National WCS competition in Buffalo where they became dance partners. They were married in 2008 and left the dance world to raise their 2 sons. In 2016 they started teaching beginner WCS with only 8 people in their first class. Now, they both compete in the Advanced level at WSDC approved events as well as teach workshops at these events.  They are the directors for Upstate NY JT Swing Team, with local students performing the routines locally, regionally and nationally. Their mission is to teach WCS and make it accessible for new dancers as well as foster a group of students who want to perform and compete on the National WCS circuit.  They are committed to helping their local WCS community grow and creating an inclusive and safe environment for dancers.         

Note: The Binghamton dance community loves welcoming new dancers and offers many opportunities to get started with your WCS. However, these workshops are designed for dancers who have some experience with the dance. In order to allow more seasoned dancers to get the most out of these workshops, please attend only if you’ve already taken beginner WCS swing lessons and are comfortable with 6 and 8-count patterns. We appreciate your consideration!

     Deadline TUE March 26, 2019 - Advanced                  At Door                       Add it up

Single workshop                                 $12                              $15                              _______

1 workshop & Dance                          $15                              $20                              _______

Additional workshops x #                 $10                              $12                             _______

All-In                                                    $40                              $50                              _______

Dance only                                           $  7                              $10                              _______

Total                                                                                                         Total Due   _______

Please write clearly and use a separate form for each registrant. Advanced Registration Deadline: TUESDAY March 26, 2019





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

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

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

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It all begins at 1:00 pm Registration and warm up to dance music

Please be on time as we will stick to the schedule 

1:30 - 2:30 pm     CORE WCS CONCEPTS

Concepts to improve your connection to the floor and partner

2:30 – 2:45 pm - Registration and warm up to DJ Dance Music

2:45 – 3:45 pm    FUN FOOTWORK for WCS

Fun and different footwork for both leaders and followers   

3:45– 4:00 pm - Registration and warm up to DJ Dance Music                                                              

4:00 -5:00 pm     LET’S BOOGIE with the BLUES

Concepts and styling for dancing to blues music

5:00 - 6:30 pm     DINNER BREAK                                                                                                6:30 – 7:00 pm – Registration, warm up and practice to DJ Dance Music

7:00 - 8:00 pm     PATTERN with a PURPOSE

Advanced Beginner WCS pattern with a musical purpose

8:00 – 11:00 pm     DJ DANCE MIX

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

From North or South:  I 81 to 17 W to Exit 67 N

 From East or West:  Take 17 to exit 67 N

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.

Earlier Event: March 6
West  Coast  Swing Classes Endicott
Later Event: March 31