July 1-5, 2017

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Saturday, July 1, 2017 - Day 1
9:00 - 9:15 am Ballroom A Welcome
9:15 - 9:55am Ballroom A STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING
9:55 - 10:35am Ballroom A yoga
10:35 - 11:00am break
11:00 - 11:50am Ballroom A Foxtrot - "How to make 3 steps in 4 beats" Ronen Zinshtein
Ballroom B Samba - Bounce and Timing Karina Smirnoff
Ballroom C "Mastering your weight connection. Move like silk in outer space." All levels Mayo Alanen
Ballroom D Quickstep. Alternate activity of partners Denis Kutepov
12:00 - 12:50pm Ballroom A Different types of swing, how to use create them and how to use them.Waltz.All levels.St Alexandr Melnikov
Ballroom B Mambo : timing , rhythm and style Ana Llorente
Ballroom C Say hello to my friend: a workshop on partnering (all levels) Mazen Hamza
Ballroom D Tango. 3 Types of Movement Anna Mikhed
1:00 - 1:50pm Ballroom A Three Dimensional approach to Movement and Shape Anna Mikhed
Ballroom B Cha-Cha-cha, all levels Larisa Davydova
Ballroom C Intro to Rhythm technique basic fundamentals Bree Watson
Ballroom D "How to maintain good frame" Ronen Zinshtein
2:00 - 2:50pm Ballroom A Using the Latin leading in the Standard.All level.St Denis Kutepov
Ballroom B Feet in cha cha , Basics Vladimir Karpov
Ballroom C "Welcome to the centrifuge. Standing spin variations and how to transition, accelerate, decelerate, and control them." All levels. Mayo Alanen
Ballroom D Coordination in space.Diamand.St Alexandr Melnikov
2:50 - 3:30pm LUNCH
3:30 - 4:20pm Ballroom A Picture Lines Anna Mikhed
Ballroom B American Cha Cha technique focusing on leg and body actions using basic elements Bree Watson
Ballroom C Integrative movement (all levels) Mazen Hamza
Ballroom D Isolation in connection,advance Vladimir Karpov
4:30 - 5:20pm Ballroom A Main principals in swing dances, all levels Ronen Zinshtein
Ballroom B american Rumba: Rhythm and emotion. Ana Llorente
Ballroom C "Advanced open smooth waltz choreography" Advanced Mayo Alanen
Ballroom D Latin Tick Karina Smirnoff
5:30 - 6:20pm Ballroom A Breathing and energy in any dance.All levels.St Denis Kutepov
Ballroom B Jive basic Vladimir Karpov
Ballroom C Dynamic waltz Mazen Hamza
Ballroom D Main position in La,form and coordination Larisa Davydova
6:30 - 7:30pm Rounds
7:30 - 8:00pm BREAK
8:00pm Ballroom A Social
Sunday, July 2, 2017 - Day 2
8:00 - 8:45am Ballroom A STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING
8:45 - 9:35am Ballroom A yoga
10:00 - 10:50am Ballroom A Quickstep - feet in quickstep Ronen Zinshtein
Ballroom B Dynamics I - what it is and how to apply it Karina Smirnoff
Ballroom C The Feel of Weight Max Sinitsa
Ballroom D American Cha Cha - Upper body / lower body and what actions to use (All levels,all styles) Bill Sparks
Ballroom E Tango . Golden rules of music. Fast and slow . Love , passion, energy. All in one place . Garry Gekhman
11:00 - 11:50am Ballroom A Improve your Viennese Waltz to the FANTASTIC level .ALL LEVELS .  Natural , Reverse, Fleckerls Garry Gekhman
Ballroom B Spins and turns Vladimir Karpov
Ballroom C The Winning way: planning and structuring practice time (all levels) Mazen Hamza
Ballroom D Swing technique and shaping through upper body Bree Watson
Ballroom E Foxtrot.Falloways .St Alexandr Melnikov
12:00 - 12:50pm Ballroom A Movement: Swing and Leg Action Anna Mikhed
Ballroom B Characteristic of dance and presentation of the couple Larisa Davydova
Ballroom C How to Show the Distinct Character of Each Dance (St/Sm) Dan Calloway
Ballroom D Mambo shines and footwork Ana Llorente
Ballroom E Tango -"action -reaction" Ronen Zinshtein
1:00 - 1:50pm Ballroom A Foxtrot basics Denis Kutepov
Ballroom B How to Create the best Bronze/Silver Latin Routines (Alert: WDSF Figures!) Dan Calloway
Ballroom C Drive vs Push Max Sinitsa
Ballroom D "The Three Delays" the DNA of American Rhythm. (All levels,all styles) Bill Sparks
Ballroom E Centering. 8 Positions Anna Mikhed
1:50 - 2:30pm LUNCH
2:30 - 3:20pm Ballroom A Mechanics (of the dance movement ) is the KING . ALL LEVELS . Waltz How to start dancing better and fast. Garry Gekhman
Ballroom B Samba , all levels Larisa Davydova
Ballroom C Viennese waltz variations and timing (advanced) Mazen Hamza
Ballroom D Bolero technique Bree Watson
Ballroom E Tango What is dance (how to use technique and mechanics, for expression of personality) Denis Kutepov
3:30 - 4:20pm Ballroom A Mechanics and it's effectiveness during creation of proper movement in a couple.All level.St Alexandr Melnikov
Ballroom B Dynamics II - what it is and how to apply it Karina Smirnoff
Ballroom C Are you breathing? Max Sinitsa
Ballroom D "Showdance", Theater  and Choreographic composition for the Artistic in the  Ballroom and Latin.  Learn to create and explore your theme to add artistic value to your show. Ana Llorente
Ballroom E Amplitude in jive Vladimir Karpov
4:30 - 5:20pm Ballroom A Waltz - "rise and fall" Ronen Zinshtein
Ballroom B "Cubanism" . Bringing the  authenticity into the Latin and Rhythm Dances.  Focus on Mambo , Cha Cha and Samba . Integration of Modern and authentic rhythms to the Latin and Rhythm dances. Ana Llorente
Ballroom C How to Create the Best Full Syllabus Routines (Alert: WDSF Figures!) Dan Calloway
Ballroom D 3 Dimensional dancing -  Use of angles. (All levels,all styles) Bill Sparks
Ballroom E Connection between partners Larisa Davydova
5:30 - 6:20pm Ballroom A Fundamentals of the Frame Anna Mikhed
Ballroom B Jive kicks Vladimir Karpov
Ballroom C Performance through intentionality: Defining actions to establish clarity(all levels) Mazen Hamza
Ballroom D Understanding upper body position and movement (advanced) Bree Watson
Ballroom E Partnering-lead and follow
 Karina Smirnoff
6:30 - 7:30pm Ballroom A Rounds
7:30 - 8:00pm BREAK
8:00pm Ballroom A Pizza With The Pro's
Monday, July 3, 2017 - Day 3
8:00 - 8:45am Ballroom A STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING
8:45 - 9:35am Ballroom A yoga
10:00 - 10:50am Ballroom A How to connect and dance together.(All levels, St) Tania Kehlet
Ballroom A How to connect and dance together.(All levels, St) Emanuel Valeri
Ballroom B Basic paso Vladimir Karpov
Ballroom C Breathe in dance (all levels) Mazen Hamza
Ballroom D Lower body percussive usage in Mambo (All levels, all styles) Bill Sparks
Ballroom E Paso Doble - Creating shapes Asta Sigvaldadottir
11:00 - 11:50am Ballroom A Secrets of Reverse movements in Waltz . Differences and Similarities among Reverse figures . Perfect your craft Garry Gekhman
Ballroom B Cha cha cha - Dynamics and musicality Asta Sigvaldadottir
Ballroom C A sense of space Max Sinitsa
Ballroom D American Rumba technique focusing on leg and body actions using basic elements Bree Watson
Ballroom E Chacha-Cuban breaks, Latin cross, hip twist and chasses Karina Smirnoff
12:00 - 12:50pm Ballroom A "Solo & partnered exercises to improve balance, movement and connection (All levels, St) Emanuel Valeri
Ballroom B Basic body movement Andrei Kazlouski
Ballroom C Lines & Shapes / BEGINNER Izabella Jundzill
Ballroom D Ladies Styling for the Latin dances Ana Llorente
Ballroom E Changing in samba Vladimir Karpov
1:00 - 1:50pm Ballroom A "Swing factor" (All levels, St/Sm) Tania Kehlet
Ballroom B Paso - Characterization and Shaping Karina Smirnoff
Ballroom C Speed versus energy Tatiana Seliverstova
Ballroom D American Rumba - Finishing Leg action. (All levels,all styles) Bill Sparks
Ballroom E Cuban Cha Cha Cha solo Fun Ana Llorente
1:50 - 2:30pm BREAK
2:30 - 3:20pm Ballroom A How to make your quickstep superbly interesting .ALL LEVELS Garry Gekhman
Ballroom B Let's jive 10 key to performance Karina Smirnoff
Ballroom C Ideas and Choreography Max Sinitsa
Ballroom D Swing technique and shaping through upper body Bree Watson
Ballroom E Internal work of the body. What does it help to cope with? Irina Solomatina
3:30 - 4:20pm Ballroom A Using three planes in motion.All levels.St Irina Solomatina
Ballroom B Basic arm movements in rumba Andrei Kazlouski
Ballroom C Impact and focus Tatiana Seliverstova
Ballroom D Swing technique body weight shape and connections" (All levels,all styles) Bill Sparks
Ballroom E How to use the music when we dance.(All levels, St) Emanuel Valeri
Ballroom E How to use the music when we dance.(All levels, St) Tania Kehlet
4:30 - 5:20pm Ballroom A "How to connect the upper and lower body" Max Sinitsa
Ballroom B Rhythm changes in Samba Asta Sigvaldadottir
Ballroom C Leading and following turns and other dilemmas (advanced) Mazen Hamza
Ballroom D American Rumba technique clarifying foot, leg and body actions (advance) Bree Watson
Ballroom E Best floor craft . How to avoid crash and douche bags on the dancing floor Garry Gekhman
5:30 - 6:20pm Ballroom A Foxtrot - "Art of Waves, Feathers, and Three Steps" (All levels, St) Emanuel Valeri
Ballroom B Shape and leading (advanced) Vladimir Karpov
Ballroom C 7-steps to Successful Performance / ANY LEVEL Izabella Jundzill
Ballroom D Afrocuban Folklore. History and dances Ana Llorente
Ballroom E Picture Lines.St Tania Kehlet
6:30 - 7:20pm Ballroom A Specifics of position in a couple. Rebuilding and changing positions without losing the silhouette of the pair.All level.st Irina Solomatina
Ballroom B Characteristics of the dance through body language Andrei Kazlouski
Ballroom C Advancement of choreography, how to create flow (intermediate and above) Mazen Hamza
Ballroom D Mambo technique Bree Watson
7:30 - 8:30pm Ballroom A Rounds
9:00pm Ballroom A Movie Night
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - Day 4
8:00 - 8:45am Ballroom A yoga
9:00 - 10:00am Ballroom A Tango - "Musicality" (All levels, St) Emanuel Valeri
Ballroom B Cha cha cha basics Asta Sigvaldadottir
Ballroom C Reducing performance anxiety / ANY LEVEL Izabella Jundzill
Ballroom D Understanding the different timings in salsa and mambo. How to hear it, execute foot timing, and maintaining it. Matthew Hauer
Ballroom E "Man's posture, explained by a lady" (advanced) Irina Solomatina
10:00 - 10:50am Ballroom A "Man's posture, explained by a lady" (advanced) Irina Solomatina
Ballroom B How to dance your head. Andrei Kazlouski
Ballroom C What do you expect from your partner and what can you give? Tatiana Seliverstova
Ballroom D Effortless Viennese Waltz: Making It Easy Dan Calloway
Ballroom E Interaction (What is it?).St Alexandr Melnikov
11:00 - 11:50am Ballroom A Quickstep - "Chasses, locks, and hops" (All levels, St) Tania Kehlet
Ballroom B Leg Action-Rumba, Cha cha, Samba Karina Smirnoff
Ballroom C What is more? Max Sinitsa
Ballroom D How to understand the laws of motion for Latin, and American Rhythm. Focusing on key power points in the body, creating different energies and dynamics. Resulting in better coordination, faster leg and foot speed. Matthew Hauer
Ballroom E Get excited with Quickstep.St Emanuel Valeri
12:00 - 12:50pm Ballroom A Turning Figures (Right Figures & Left Figures).All levels.St Alexandr Melnikov
Ballroom B Creating Dynamics Advanced Andrei Kazlouski
Ballroom C Rise and (don't) Fall / INTERMEDIATE and up Izabella Jundzill
Ballroom D Heel Turn Basics for Leaders and Followers Dan Calloway
Ballroom E Promenade and Contra Promenade positions.Waltz Tania Kehlet
12:50 - 1:10pm BREAK
1:10 - 2:00pm Ballroom A Waltz- "Weight transfer and clarity of timing" (All levels, St/Sm) Tania Kehlet
Ballroom B Samba - bounce action in basics Asta Sigvaldadottir
Ballroom C Developing of Lines in Ameriacan smooth. Max Sinitsa
Ballroom D Timing and rhythm in tango Tatiana Seliverstova
Ballroom E Timings and rhythms as foundation Andrei Kazlouski
2:10 - 3:00pm Ballroom A TBA Irina Solomatina
Ballroom B Rumba all levels Larisa Davydova
Ballroom C How to create choreography. Tatiana Seliverstova
Ballroom D Connecting  arms to the rest of your body. Whether technically, or gestures. Matthew Hauer
Ballroom E Jive - The final impression Asta Sigvaldadottir
3:10 - 4:00pm Ballroom A Different types of Balance (Static, Dynamic).All level.St Alexandr Melnikov
Ballroom B Samba rolls. Advanced Karina Smirnoff
Ballroom C Waltz - "How to progress and rotate at the same time" Max Sinitsa
Ballroom D How to make your performance better? Tatiana Seliverstova
4:10 - 5:00pm Ballroom A VW -Natural Fleckerl and reverse Fleckerl ( advance,st) Emanuel Valeri
Ballroom B Jive, all levels Larisa Davydova
Ballroom C Dynamical Space / ADVANCE Izabella Jundzill
Ballroom D Introduction to Paso Doble Dan Calloway
5:30pm Fireworks
Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - Day 5
8:00 - 8:45am Ballroom A STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING
8:45 - 9:35am Ballroom A yoga
10:00 - 10:50am Ballroom A Waltz.Wisk and Chasse.All levels.ST Alexandr Melnikov
Ballroom B Rumba - Expression and arm styling Asta Sigvaldadottir
Ballroom C Pendulum action versus metronome action Tatiana Seliverstova
Ballroom D Mambo styling and shines using salsa on 2 count. Matthew Hauer
Ballroom E Tango - "Feet, feet, and feet" Tania Kehlet
11:00 - 11:50am Ballroom A Quickstep - "How to be light" (All levels, St) Tania Kehlet
Ballroom B Managing your weight transfer in Latin Andrei Kazlouski
Ballroom C Smooth Positions & Transitions  / BEGINNER Izabella Jundzill
Ballroom D How to Create the Best Bronze/Silver Standard Routines (Alert: WDSF Figures!) Dan Calloway
Ballroom E "Rotation and CBMP" Emanuel Valeri
12:00 - 12:50pm Ballroom A The use of mechanics to create a powerful and high-quality movement.St Irina Solomatina
Ballroom B Pasodoble all levels Larisa Davydova
Ballroom C Ladies underarm turn in swing dances Tatiana Seliverstova
Ballroom D Focusing on Pendulum, and rotation actions. Breaking them down In different planes in the body; upper, lower, or whole range Isolations. Fuller and cleaner movements. Matthew Hauer
Ballroom E Focus on feet in swing dances.St Alexandr Melnikov
1:00 - 1:50pm Ballroom A "Set-up, posture, and positions" (All levels, St) Emanuel Valeri
Ballroom B Paso Doble - Flamenco inspired arm styling Asta Sigvaldadottir
Ballroom C Tango, Basic step.All levels,St Tania Kehlet
Ballroom D Who's the star? / ADVANCED Izabella Jundzill
Ballroom E TBA Irina Solomatina
1:50 - 2:50pm Ballroom A Rounds
2:00 - 3:30pm LUNCH
3:30 - 4:20pm Ballroom A Quickstep - Basic figure.All levels,St Alexandr Melnikov
Ballroom B Rumba basics - Cuban motion Asta Sigvaldadottir
Ballroom C Partnering skills / ADVANCED Izabella Jundzill
Ballroom D Competitions Are Won in the Practice Room: Daily Exercises/Drills for Latin/Rhythm Dan Calloway
Ballroom E Lead and follow Andrei Kazlouski
4:30 - 5:20pm Ballroom A Exercises and drills in Standard (All levels, St) Tania Kehlet
Ballroom B Dinamics all levels Larisa Davydova
Ballroom C Non-verbal conversation Tatiana Seliverstova
Ballroom D What makes more of a competitive look for you. What your trying to show. What judges look for. Matthew Hauer
5:30 - 6:20pm Ballroom A What is interaction, and what does each of the partners do? St Irina Solomatina
Ballroom B The moment of truth in partnering (advance) Andrei Kazlouski
Ballroom C Spins & Turns in Smooth / INTERMEDIATE Izabella Jundzill
Ballroom D How to Show the Distinct Character of Each Dance (La/Rh) Dan Calloway
6:30 - 7:20pm Ballroom A "Pivot. Continuous pivots”(All levels, St) Tania Kehlet
Ballroom A "Pivot. Continuous pivots”(All levels, St) Emanuel Valeri
Ballroom B Who is is charge? All levels Larisa Davydova
7:30pm Ballroom A Wrap Up