(Schedule Subject to Change)

Friday March 29th

Dance location 101 Gallery in Mesa (101 W. Main St., Mesa) on the SE corner of Main and Macdonald.

8pm – 8:30pm Beginning Balboa lesson with Gary Emery
8:30pm – 12:00am    Open Social Dancing to DJ-ed Music

$15 Cover

Saturday March 30th

Balboa Workshops with Matt Mitchell at Z Room Mesa

Included with Weekend Pass & Saturday Pass ($85), $20 Individual Class

11am – 12:10pm The Meat And Potatoes with Matt Mitchell

Out and Ins technique and how to use it as the basis of your Bal-Swing

12:20pm – 1:30pm Keepin’ It Close with Matt Mitchell

Pure Balboa rhythms, shapes, and movement

1:40pm – 2:50pm Beyond the Out And In with Matt Mitchell

Taking your out-and-ins to the next level!

3pm – 4:10pm Influencer with Matt Mitchell

Follow moments of influence, subtle and otherwise – using the momentum of an out and in for a leg swoop and manipulating the toss out for a Ginger-esque moment

4:30pm Open Balboa Mix-N-Match Prelims

5pm Open Balboa Strictly Prelims

Saturday Night Dance at Z Room Mesa

“DRESS TO IMPRESS” $25, included in weekend pass or Saturday Pass

7:15 – 8:00pm            Beginning 6-Count Swing Lesson

8pm – 11pm Dance to Wildcat Jazz Band

9pm (First Band Break) Mix-N-Match Finals

10pm (Second Band Break) Strictly Finals

11pm – 2am Open Dancing to DJs


Sunday March 31st

Workshops at Z Room Mesa

Included with Weekend Pass, $75 Sunday Pass, $20 Individual Class

11am – 12:15pm Lollies with Julie and Jacob

Fun variations, cool spins, and musical moments, oh my!

12:30pm – 1:45pm Elboa with Matt and Delphine

Elbow Catches – progressing from the humble single catch to multiples, borrowing energy and beyond

2pm – 3:15pm BadAz Combo with Matt and Delphine

Breaking patterns for dynamic shapes full of flow (6 count tossout and a never-ending Texas Tommy turn – using Texas Tommy timing)

3:30pm – 4:45pm Fun Sub Hour with Nick Peterson

Remember back in high school when your regular teacher would be absent and a sub would take over. If you were lucky, you’d get the fun sub. The sub who may or not have been a teacher, who may or may not have read the lesson plan left by the regular teacher, who may or may not even be studied in the subject at hand. But none of that mattered, because the hour was fun.

Sunday Night Farewell Dance @ Guild of the Vale

Included with Weekend Pass or Sunday Pass ($75), $15 Cover

8pm – 12am Dance to awesome DJs

Sunday Day time Classes location TBA

11am – 4pm

Sunday Night Dance location TBA

8:00 pm – 11:00 pm      Open Dancing to DJ-ed music