Workshop Schedule

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Workshop Schedule

  

Ballroom Xplosion IV

Workshop Schedule
  Hilton Charlotte University Place Hotel
Saturday, July 19, 2014
 

TIME WORKSHOP LOCATION INSTRUCTOR
10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.

Detroit Style Ballroom Beginner - This workshop will cover understanding beats of music & the basic starter step emanating from the social position into the open break Cha-Cha linear movement.


Demetrius Jones & Christina Jeter
World Class Dance Prod.
Detroit, MI
10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.

Spins, Styling & Etiquette
for Ladies ONLY - This workshop is designed for all dance styles with a strong influence on attitude. Very conducive for Latin Hustle, Ballroom & Salsa


Cathy Wright & Cheryl White
Detroit, MI
10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. Kansas City Two Step - Smooth & Sexy Partner Dance executed with One Double & Two Triples.
Jeff Thatcher
2 Steppers of KC
Kansas City, MO
11:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. Detroit Style Bop - This slick inner city partner dance is perfect for all swing dancers. While using "3" Triple Rhythm steps & danced only to 6 beats of music. Bop is primarily a spot dance that may consist of slotted moves, stationary moves, circular moves and position exchange moves in addition to reestablished slot moves.
Demetrius Jones & Cheryl White
World Class Dance Prod.
Detroit, MI
11:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. Detroit Style Ballroom Intermediate Level - "Style & Grace"
Donald Gardner & Donna Collins
Detroit 2 Cleveland Connection
Cleveland, OH
11:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. Chicago Style Stepping Beginner Level - . Basic Fundamentals of partnering. Beginning up to Intermediate level. Concentrating on the basic patterns, turns and spins. Danced on the upbeat using a 6 or 8 count method.
Marcus & Traci Brent
Charlotte, NC
12:00 p.m.-12:50 p.m. Detroit Style Ballroom Intermediate Level - This workshop is designed to take experienced Beg. Ballroomers and start "connecting the dots"! This involves simple combinations with a strong emphasis on, execution, leadership & Pre-moves.
"Easy" Al Hall
Detroit's Finest Dance Company
Detroit, MI
12:00 p.m.-12:50 p.m. DC Hand Dance - Hand Dance is a six beat dance and adheres to the basic structure of all swing dances; one double followed by two triple rhythms (Double, Triple, Triple*) with extended count variations.

Lawrence Bradford
Smooth & Easy Dance Institute
Washington, DC

12:00 p.m.-12:50 p.m. Detroit Style Ballroom - Designed to obtain a solid foundation for Basics thru Intermediate partnering moves.
Calvin "Mr. Smooth" Sibert
Mr. Smooth & Co.
Inkster, MI
1:00 p.m.-1:50 p.m. Detroit Style Ballroom Inter/Adv Level - Perfectly designed for those dancers who want to advance your dance with a touch of flavor. Taking the social positions and the elegant lines of Foxtrot and also the independent movement of the Cha-Cha, makes this style of Ballroom distinctive. The workshop will cover innovative patterns, unification, multiple spins and open and close transitions.
Demetrius Jones & Tanya Johnson
World Class Dance Productions
Detroit/Inkster, MI
1:00 p.m.-1:50 p.m. Baltimore Hand Dance – Hand Dance is a spot dance that consist variable slots. Hand Dance like the majority of swing dances is danced on the downbeat using one Double & two Triples.
Al Johnson-Sugarfoot Dance Company Baltimore, MDDemetrius Jones & Tanya Johnson-World Class Dance Productions
Detroit/Inkster, MI
1:00 p.m.-1:50 p.m. Line Dance - A-Holics
A.J. Dease & Rosetta Ryan
Dance Extraordinaire
Baltimore, MD
2:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. Latin Hustle Beginner - This sexy partner dance is characterized by smooth & connected lines with a strong emphasis on ladies styling and accented by a robust syncopated step. Easy as 1-2 & 3.
Demetrius Jones & – World Class Dance Productions
Detroit, MI
2:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. Detroit Style Ballroom Adv. Combinations -
Demond Carter
Purple Charlotte Steppers
Charlotte, NC
2:00 p.m.-2:50 p.m. Fred Astair Two-Step - This is a sexy Baltimore/DC dance designed to sweeten up your smooth moves with the modern day two step
Al Johnson
Sugarfoot Dance Company
Baltimore, MD
3:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. Detroit Style Ballroom Adv. Level: Serious Detroit Ballroom Combinations.
Al “Butch” Mc Clinton
Smooth Incorporated
Detroit, MI
3:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. Chicago Style Stepping Inter/Adv Level
Donald Gardner & Thelma Williams
Detroit 2 Cleveland Connection
Cleveland, OH
3:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. Salsa Basics - In this workshop you will learn the most common three weight changes (or steps) in each four-beat measure. You will learn “Break Steps” which involves change of direction. Hip movement, sharp turns, open breaks & cross body lead are applied.
Cheryl White- World Class Dance Productions
Detroit, MI
Cheryl White
World Class Dance Productions
Detroit, MI
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. PRACTICE SESSION FOR  WKSHP PARTICIPANTS/PRIVATE LESSONS/Q & A
MUSIC MIXER