(Schedule Subject to Change. Contest titles will be added soon)
Friday March 24th
Dance at Z-Room Tempe
8:00pm – 12:00am Open Social Dancing to DJ-ed Music
Contest 11:30 pm – Balboa Endurance Contest
Saturday March 25th
Day Time Classes at Z Room Tempe
1:00pm – 2:10pm Class One – Laura Keat (Beginner)
Title: Twist & Twirl
Learn and improve Lolly Kicks and turn technique.
2:15pm – 3:15pm Class Two – Laura (Beginner)
Title: Turns & Variations for Everyone
Description: Use the ideas from the last class to add footwork and a turn combo to your dancing repertoire.
3:30pm – 4:30pm Class Three – Laura (Beginner-intermediate)
Title: Comfy and Stylish Pure Bal
Description: Learn Balboa basics that look and feel good from the start.
4:45pm – 5:45pm Class Four – Vasu and Theresa (Beginner-Intermediate)
“Exploring Creative Movement in Pure Balboa”
Description: Playing outside Pure Balboa basics with directions and rhythms.
Saturday Night Dance at Z Room Mesa
8:15 – 9:00pm Beginning East Coast Swing Lesson
9:15pm Invitational Balboa Dance Contest
9:30pm – 11:30pm OPEN DANCING to Cheryl’s Vintage Jazz Band
Saturday Late Night Dancing at Z Room Mesa
11:30pm – ??? – Dancing to DJed Music
Contest 11:45 pm – Balboa Mix and Match
Sunday March 26th
Sunday Day time Classes at The Z-Room Tempe
12:00pm – 1:00pm Class One– Vasu and Theresa (Intermediate)
Title: “Dancing Balboa on a Canvas”
Description: Rethink dancing Balboa by drawing shapes on the floor with our feet and within the partnership.
1:15pm – 2:15pm Class Two– Laura (Intermediate)
Title: Laura’s Favorites
Description: Play with some of Laura’s favorite Balboa ideas in closed position.
2:15pm – 3:00pm LUNCH
3:00pm – 4:00pm Class Three– Laura (Intermediate – Advanced)
Title: Flow & Foundation
Description: Build flow and solid foundations for transitions and combos.
4:15pm – 5:15pm Class Four-Laura (Advanced)
Title: A Follow’s Perspective
Description: Moves are simply combinations of transitions from one shape to another. Work on some unique transitions (moves) from a follow’s perspective.
5:30pm – 6:30pm Class Five – Vasu and Theresa (Intermediate-Advanced)
Title: BadAZ Bal Combo
Description: The Combo to rule all combos. A string of Balboa moves so cool it will be the BadAZ Balboa combo of the year!
Sunday Night Dance at The Guild of the Vale
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm Open Dancing to DJ-ed music