(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