One-day, intensive Balboa workshops for dancers from Beg/Int to Advanced!
Jeremy Otth & Laura Keat are world traveling professional swing dance instructors and performers who reside in Orange County, CA. They are rarely sighted in Southern California and are excited to share their love of Balboa with their home region! They have been showcased in California as instructors at Camp Hollywood and Inspiration Weekend as well as the California Balboa Classic which is co-run by Laura Keat!
Don't miss this opportunity to get inspired by these Internationally renowned dancers while they are in town!
Workshop Schedule - Check in opens a 1/2 hour before the workshops
Beg/Int Balboa Workshop Schedule
12:00-1:20pm- Fun in Closed position!
Pure Balboa shuffling, Paddle turns & Come Arounds, review and add style to these moves and learn some fun combinations.
1:30-2:40pm- Spins & Turns
Review the basics for spins and turns, how to lead them, how to keep your balance and learn some fun turn combinations
2:45-3:15pm- Review & Practice with Jeremy & Laura
Here is a great chance to practice with people in class as well as try your moves with the teachers!
Int/Adv Balboa Workshop Schedule
4:00-5:20pm- Rhythm, Style & Flow
Learn some variations on Out & Ins and how to redirect momentum to create some new moves, unique rhythms and musicality
5:30-6:40pm- Fancy Pants Balboa Combinations
Combine moves to create patterns and dynamic variety in your dancing. Follows learn how to adapt to new ideas with style
6:45-7:15pm- Review & Practice with Jeremy & Laura
Try out the stylings and moves Jeremy & Laura teach with each other as well as with the teachers in class!
Beg/Int Balboa Workshop- $50 before May 2
Perfect for leads and follows who have already learned most of the Balboa & Bal-Swing basics (Pure Balboa, Lollies, Out & Ins, etc) and need a little review on the basics & transitions in addition to learning some fun moves & stylings.
Int/Adv Balboa Workshop- $50 before May 2
For Int/Adv and Adv Balboa dancers! This progressive workshop will utilize and refine advanced technique to combine moves, transitions and stylings within the basics to make your lead & follow more versatile and exciting while adding great new combinations and style to your Balboa.
Both Workshops- $80 before May 2
Get the most out of this workshop by taking the entire day of classes! There will be a one hour lunch break in between the two workshops and none of the material will be repeated.
* Must be at least Int/Adv level Balboa dancer to take both workshops
All Workshops held at: Fred Astaire Studio in Pasadena
(Corner of Lake & Washington)
1368 N Lake Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91104
Parking (Park with caution to avoid getting ticketed or towed)
* Be sure to read parking signs closely and to curb your wheels
* Do not park in: the Liquor store lot, the grocery store lot, or the lot North of Fred Astaire
Order Online before May 2 for the early bird rate:
$50 for Beg/Int Workshops
$50 for Int/Adv Workshops
$80 for All Day Pass
At the Door:
$60 for Beg/Int Workshops
$60 for Int/Adv Workshops
$90 for All Day Pass
Join us for Dinner & Dancing after the workshops!
Dinner at Pinochios Pizza after the workshops
Followed by dancing at PBDA to the Icy Hot Club!
* Dinner and $15 dance cover charge not included with ticket price *
1449 N Lake Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91104
Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association (PBDA):
73 N. Hill Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91106