West Coast Swing Bootcamp for absolute Beginners

You want to learn West Coast Swing (WCS) and dive into this dance? In that case you’ve come to the right place for the West Coast Swing Bootcamp for absolute Beginners! Sign up and let yourself be inspired by WCS!

What is West Coast Swing (WCS)?

West Coast Swing (WCS) is California’s national dance and has been one of the most popular social dances worldwide for years!

It belongs to the family of swing dances (e.g. Lindy Hop, Balboa, Boogie Woogie, Blues) and found its origins in the 1940s. However, WCS has evolved with the music and has taken many influences from other dances (e.g. salsa, zouk, kizomba, tango argentino).

What makes this dance so exciting is that it is constantly evolving and incorporating new elements. You can dance WCS to almost any music that is in 4/4 time. Whether pop, rock, soul, swing or something completely different – here you will definitely find music that you like!

There are many more reasons why more and more people are falling in love with WCS

One of them is the freedom you get as a leader and especially as a follower. In hardly any other dance does the follower have as much to say as in WCS. In addition, we can improvise a lot and let our own style flow into this dance. This makes changing partners more exciting, because with each new partner a whole new dance is created!

During the West Coast Swing Bootcampfor absolute Beginners you will first learn the basic patterns of WCS and have plenty of time to practice them on a variety of songs. We will then show you small improvisations and “games” within the basics you have already learned, so that you can immediately try the freedom of WCS and get a better feeling for this amazing dance.

Here is a short video that explains WCS in 2 minutes


Your teachers

Dino discovered WCS in 2015 after having dedicated several years to balloom and latin american dances. He eventually turned his hobby into a profession through a training at the General German Dance Teachers Association ADTV, where he does exams for teachers in WCS.
Dino gained experience in competitions, both in the ballrom dances and West Coast Swing, where he last competed in the WSDC advanced division.

Lotte was dancing salsa before she discovered WCS and immediately fell in love with this dance. What she likes most about WCS is the connection and the ability to incorporate all kinds of dance styles. Before Lotte discovered her passion for WCS almost three years ago, she mainly danced hip-hop.
She likes to travel to international events and is always happy to try out new events and places.


Information about When, Where & How much

When

  • Sunday, 19.05.2024
  • 12.00-16.00 (4h Bootcamp with a short break)

Where

Dancestudio Mala Junta
Kolonnenstraße 29
10829 Berlin

Prices

(Prices are devided in Normal and Reduced for students. Please bring your student-ID to the Bootcamp.)

  • until 20.04.24 49,-/44,- Euro per person
  • from 21.04.24 54,-/49,- Euro per person
  • from 12.05.24 59,-/54,- Euro per person

Cancalletion policy

  • Payment is possible by bank transfer, as well as by Paypal
  • Cancellation is required in written form (e-mail to hello@berlin-loves-wcs.de)!!!
  • If you cancel before 05.05.24 the amount already paid will be refunded.
  • If you cancel after 05.05.24 only 50% of the amount already paid or still to be paid will be refunded!
  • If you cancel 24 hours before the start of the course or if you fail to cancel, no costs will be refunded! Costs still to be paid must be paid 100%!

After registration you will receive an e-mail with the payment information.


Registration

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