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Southern Tier Swing Dance Society Presents:

Lourdes Cruz

West Coast Swing Workshops and Dance

Friday, Sept. 20 & Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019

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

BIO: Lourdes is the winner of the 2017 & 2018 Stardust Dance Top Teacher Award. She has been dancing from a very young age and began teaching and competing professionally in 1996. Her dance background includes Ballroom, Latin, Folk, Belly Dance, WCS and Argentine Tango. Her ballroom dance major along with her interdisciplinary teaching experience and studies in music, martial arts and speech pathology contribute to the versatility of her dancing and teaching style. Currently she is Program Director and Lead Instructor of the Dance Program at Hudson Valley Face & Body Movement Studio in Fishkill, NY.      845-702-1481

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 Sep 10, 2019         Advanced                     At Door                       Add it up

Single workshop                                 $12                              $15                              _______

1 workshop & Dance                          $15                              $20                              _______

Each Additional Workshop       # of x $  8                    # of x $10              # of  x $   _______

Sat Pass                                              $35                              $45                              _______

All-In                                                    $45                              $60                              _______

Dance only                                          $  7                              $10                              _______

Total                                                                                                         Total Due   _______

Please write clearly and use a separate form for each registrant. Advanced Registration Deadline: TUESDAY Sept 10, 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

Send email to if you have any questions


Friday, Sept. 20 & Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019

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

FRI 6:00 to 6:30 Registration with music to warm up to.

FRI 6:30 to 7:30 #1 Connect 4:

Four connections to establish in your dance 

.7:30 to 8:00 Break with music to warm up or practice to.

FRI 8:00 to 9:00 #2 Open and close:    

Smoothly managing transitions for patterns in open and closed positions

FRI 9:00 to 10:00 Practice Time / Open Dance DJ Dance Music

SAT 12:30 to 1:00 Registration and Warmup

SAT 1:00 to 2:00 #3 Distance learning:    

How to manage your space without impacting your partner

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

SAT 2:30 to 3:30 #4 Fun anchor variations

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

SAT 4:00 to 5:00 #5 Core and motor essentials:    

 Activating the core and dance motor for better quality of movement. 

 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 Musicality Maps:     

Pattern and Phrase Awareness

 SAT 8:00 to 11:00 DJ Dance Mix

 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: September 14
Canfield Dance Arts Events
Later Event: October 2