TOWestCoast Blog

SEP29 – Vision Pre-Party

Zoukers (or anyone else) interested in brushing up on your West Coast before Vision Dance Encounter please join us TONIGHT at the Dovercourt House:
7:15-8:00 p.m. Intermediate/WCS*Repertoire class $15 including social
8:00-9:00 p.m. Beginner/WCS*Fundamentals class FREE to previous students only; you pay only $5 for the social. We call this “Rinse & Repeat” and is always available to graduates of the Fundamentals series or if you have taken formal West Coast Swing training and ALREADY KNOW YOUR BASICS.
~8:45 p.m. We get the party started by inviting everyone to join in some Lead-and-Follow Basics for the remainder of the Fundamentals lesson, followed by social dancing until midnight, all levels, no partner required.
This week’s playlist will feature some WCS/Zouk crossover music.
SOOOO excited for this year’s Vision Dance Encounter weekend!!
www.visiondanceencounter.com

And please ask *me* to dance!! I’m covered in Bridgetown Swing dance dust 🙂

FIRST-TUESDAY-OF-THE-MONTH *FREE* LESSON & DANCE – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6th
Regular classes will run as usual with a *FREE* introductory lesson at 8:00 p.m. Tell your friends!!
Please see the calendarFacebook Event

TRAVIS DEVOID IN BUFFALO, NY – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10th
Tom and Theresa (TNT Buffalo)  are accepting Canadian dollars at par – are they crazy?)
Facebook Event or please see the calendar. 

MONTREAL WESTIE FEST – OCTOBER 16-18
I think there are only three (3) seats left at the Toronto ROCKS! MWF tables www.montrealdancefest.com – and you can pay in Canadian funds (C$144 vs. US$125 online).  Please contact Joanna or me to secure your spot.

ANGEL FIGUEROA IN ROCHESTER – OCTOBER 23 & 24
Registration is open at www.RochesterWestCoastSwing.com for Friday night Hustle lesson and Dance party, and Saturday West Coast Swing workshops (starting at 3:00 p.m.) followed by a Saturday night dance party. Private lessons with Angel can also be arranged by contacting Antoinette at 585-473-1400 or capelli@aol.com
See the calendar for more details

(Same weekend: Elaine’s Ancaster Dance and Steps Studio Saturday night party)

MASQUERADE/PIRATE BALL – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27th
I hope you’re having fun planning your costume  🙂 Come as an elegantly-dressed guest attending a grand Masquerade Ball – or a marauding gate-crashing Pirate. Fun times, photo opportunities, and great dancing will be had by all. Classes as usual.
Please see the calendarFacebook Event Page

8th ANNUAL CAMH BENEFIT DANCE – TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10th
Suggested minimum donation at the door willbe $10 in support of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).  Make a more significant (tax-deductible) contribution on-line to become a TOWestCoast All-Star – and All-Stars get in FREE :). Thanking in you in advance for your generosity.

  • There will be loads of fun raffle prizes. Donations of goods and services welcome!
  • As usual, there will be a Jack & Jill Tournament, limited to just 16 Leaders and 16 Followers with awesome prizes!!!

Please see the calendarFacebook Event

MIKE TOPEL IN TORONTO – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5th
3:45-4:45 p.m.   Fan Turn Frenzy (Intermediate West Coast Swing)
5:00-6:00 p.m.   Somebody Say Syncopate? Sumptuous Swivels (and more) for your Suede(Intermediate West Coast Swing)
6:00-7:30 p.m.   Dinner Break, then…
7:30-8:30 p.m.   Hip Catch Passes You Can Do w/One Arm Tied Behind Your Back (Hustle)
8:30 p.m.–midnight  West Coast Swing/Hustle Dance Party with DJ Mike!!!
One Workshop & Dance $20; Two Workshops & Dance $35; Workshops each $15; Dance only $10
“Mucho Mike” package: All three Workshops plus Dance $50, or $45 in advance:  here 

As usual, there’s always so much more going on that I can include each week in a newsletter. Please consult the TOWestCoast calendar and/or contact me if you have any questions.

Julie

 

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