OSU Swing this Friday, Workshop Weekend Oct. 17th-18th
OSU Swing - October 3rd.
Swing is back! Join us this Friday, October 3rd, for our first swing dance this fall!
We'll be at the OSU Women's Building, in room 116, and cover for the evening is $5. RSVP on Facebook.
Swing & Blues Workshop Weekend - October 17th and 18thTwo days of workshops and dancing in the heart of the Willamette Valley. We're bringing together instructors from Portland, Eugene, and Corvallis for a weekend of dancing, learning and fun. Guest instructors include Dustin Henwood (Portland), Nick Davis (Eugene), Nika Jin (Eugene), Mateo Palfreman (Eugene), and Haven Sundstrom (Eugene). The weekend will also feature two nights of dancing to music from the valley's finest DJs.
Weekend Workshop ScheduleFriday, October 17 - A la carte pricing: $5 per workshop.
- 7:30 - 8:30 pm: Beginning swing: 6-count patterns & tuck turns, taught by Nika and Mateo
- 8:30 - 9:30 pm: Beginning blues: Connect up: beginning blues with connection and tone, taught by Haven Sundstrom
- 10:30 am - 11:30 am: Advanced swing: Charleston swingouts, taught by Martin and Renee Norred
- 11:45 am - 12:45 pm: Intermediate swing: Tandem Charleston, taught by Phil Manijak
- 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Intermediate blues: Ebb and Flow: how to create a continual flow of energy within a partnership from one movement into the next, taught by Dustin Henwood
- 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm: Intermediate blues: Dancing small: subtle dancing with space and pauses within close embrace, taught by Jeffrey Anderson and Haven Sundstrom
- 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm: Intermediate lindy: Changing with the music, taught by Nick and Nika
Weekend Dance ScheduleFriday, October 17
- 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm: Swing & blues dance - Free
- 7:00 pm: Drop-in beginner swing lesson taught by Nick Davis & Tiana
- 8:00 pm - 12:00 am: Swing & blues dance - $5-7
Saturday: Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW 2nd St.In addition to a la carte pricing, reservations are available for the weekend, which includes all workshops and admission to both nighttime dances. The cost is $40. All-access pass reservations available here.
- October 3rd: Swing dance at the OSU Women's Building. 8 p.m.
- October 17th and 18th: Swing & Blues Workshop Weekend.
- October 18th: Downtown Swing & Blues Dance at Odd Fellows Hall. 7 p.m.
- October 24th: Swing dance at the OSU Women's Building. 8 p.m.
- January 23rd, 24th, and 25th: Swing & Blues Weekend