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Balboa Fundamentals Weekend in Malmö
March 17, 2018 @ 11:00 - March 18, 2018 @ 16:00
A fast paced and fun Balboa weekend for both beginners’ and a bit more experienced balboa dancers with Kyle and Eva from Gothenburg.
“Floating on the dance floor to amazing jazz in a perfect hug with your partner and effortless communication (even at faster or crazy tempos) and expression of the rhythms, riffs, and melodies of the music.” – Kyle and Eva
- When: Saturday & Sunday from 11.00 to 16.00, lunch break 13-14
- Requirements: NONE (Bring slippery indoor shoes, followers might prefer some heels. and some lunch – that’s all)
- Price: SEK 720-950 (see link below for details)
- Saturday night Balboa Social is included
- Mandatory Balboa registration https://dans.se/shop/?org=heptown&event=67960
Klagshamns Folkets hus, Borrebackevägen 217 https://goo.gl/maps/FT9CUsZ8NbR2
Balboa Social & Kitchen Blues
Underverket, Hasselgatan 8 in Malmö. On the corner of the building there is a sign that says “Underverket”, pointing down into the underground venue… https://goo.gl/maps/jPdWNAXpx122
As an unofficial after-party we plan to invade Sweden Balboa Societys regular Sunday dance at 54:an, Föreningsgatan 54, open 19-23, door fee 30kr. https://goo.gl/maps/S2mp7aYkkdm
All public transports in Malmö is well represented on https://www.google.se/maps
Easiest way to buy tickets is to use Skånetrafikens App. We recommend the 24h ticket
Register for Balboa, Lindy Hop and other swing dance classes
For beginners and more experienced Balboa dancers
If you have no experience of Balboa this is where you will learn the Basics. If you already know some Balboa this weekend will help you get your fundamentals set.
Eva König & Kyle MacDonald
Eva was introduced to balboa in 2005 in Malmö, and soon after this dance had stolen her heart. She’s been around Europe at many dance camps and also taken privates from the best.
She started teaching 2008 at her home club WCJ, to share her love for balboa, and has since been teaching around the world.
The magic in the intimate dialogue between lead and follow in close position balboa is something that she wants everyone to experience.
Born dancing in the Swing revival in Canada, Kyle has been swinging since the late 90s and helping spread the love of these dances all over the world. Passionate about the pulse and connection that allows balboa to set itself apart from the rest of the swing dances, he is excited to continue to bring new inspiration and excitement to balboa dancing in Skåne since moving to Gothenburg in 2016!
What is balboa?
“Floating on the dance floor to amazing jazz in a perfect hug with your partner and effortless communication (even at faster or crazy tempos) and expression of the rhythms, riffs, and melodies of the music” – Kyle and Eva.
Saturday Night Balboa Social & Kitchen Blues 20-00
We will have a small and cozy hang out and social dance at Underverket on the Saturday night. If you are taking the Balboa Workshop during the weekend entrance is already included and you do not need to book this separately. If not you can book one of the few party only spots by following the link below. No tickets at the door!
More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/200093717400206/
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