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JUL13 – The Beat Goes On

Did you miss last week’s Flash Mob Rehearsal?  Did you, or a friend, miss the start of the Fundamentals?  Fear not!  All will be reviewed this Tuesday, July 14th…

6:30-8:00 p.m.  International WCS Flash Mob Rehearsal with Shelley Saxena – $99 for the remaining five classes or $20 to drop-in, including social
8:00-9:00 p.m.  WCS*Fundamentals – $75 for the remaining five classes. (Please note that no new students will be accepted after this week.)
9:00-midnight  Social West Coast Swing dancing for all levels – only $5 or included with any class

At the Dovercourt House, 905 Dovercourt Rd., 2nd Floor

The International WCS Flash Mob will take place Saturday, September 5th around noon in the Riverdale East Park (around the corner from Joy of Dance at Broadview and Danforth)  Facebook Event – and will accommodate the Hustle & West Coast Swing Weekend Intensive taking place at Joy of Dance that weekend: WCS Calendar

A reminder that *next* Tuesday, July 21st will be a JUST DANCE, hosted by Shelley Saxena – meaning NO classes, social dancing only from 9:00 p.m. until midnight – FREE to all registered Flash Mob or Fundamentals students.  WCS Calendar

Can’t make it to the Dovercourt House on Tuesdays?  Or want some extra practice with the choreo?  I’ll be teaching a special two-hour Flash Mob workshop at You Can Dance Studios with the talented Kyle Fitzgerald on Saturday, August 15th:
4:00-6:00 p.m. Flash Mob workshop  $20
8:00 p.m.-midnight  Social Dance $10
Choreo & Dance $25
4540 Eastgate Parkway, Unit #4 – Mississauga, ON
WCS Calendar

Newcomer/Novice students who can’t come to the Dovercourt House regularly on Tuesdays are encouraged to join Shelley Saxena on Friday nights: July 24, August 7, and August 21
7:00-8:00 p.m. Newcomer WCS
8:00-9:00 p.m. Novice WCS
Each series/three classes $40 before July 17th; $50 after
WCS Calendar or 

FREE outdoor event on Toronto’s waterfront and a great opportunity for a PDWCS (Public Display of West Coast Swing).  Live music provided by the Swing Shift Band (big band style music). Joanna Swanson will be teaching a *very* brief WCS lesson followed by a one-song demo.  This event is being supported by the Toronto Swing Dance Society
Facebook Event or see the calendar

**I’ve just been asked to teach at the Dancing on the Pier Swing Night: Thursday, July 30th. Stay tuned for more details!!**

West Coast Swing Fundamentals lesson 7 – 7:45pm
Basics and Beyond lesson 7:45 – 8:30 pm
Dancing 8:30 – Midnight
Joanna Swanson will be both DJing and teaching the lessons.
Marshall Memorial United Church, 20 Gilbert Avenue, Ancaster, Ontario
See it on the calendar

WCS SUNDAY WITH SHELLEY – SUNDAY, JULY 19th (and almost every Sunday)
Shelley Saxena teaches an Intermediate WCS lesson 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Followed by two solid hours of social dancing 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Always a fun wrap-up party to weekend:  West Coast Swing with friends! or see the calendar

Friday night party at Steps Studio – details TBA –
Saturday night at Joy of Dance – with WCS and Hustle lessons (guest instructor Jennifer Aucoin)  – details here

We pick up where we left off with the Flash Mob rehearsals and WCS*Fundamentals lessons – and it’s BluesyTuesday at the Dovercourt House.

…and the beat goes on 🙂