Ksenia & Thomas 10 & 11 March

Come and join us for a workshop with 2 masters of swing dancing;
★★★ Ksenia Parkhatsaya & Thomas Blacharz ★★★

Ksenia is graceful, eccentric, and full of character, she is one of the most interesting and versatile artists in the jazz and swing world today.
Thomas is one of a kind, with his unique style is one of the best male dancer in the world.


: 10/03 & 11/03/2018
: 40€/95€

About the teachers

Ksenia Parkhatskaya

Ksenia Parkhatskaya

Ksenia Parkhatskaya

Graceful, eccentric, and full of character, Ksenia is one of the most interesting and versatile artists in the jazz and swing world today.

Whether she is twisting crazy “cow tail” in Charleston, dancing to be-bop, swinging out in Lindy Hop or singing with orchestras, she imbues everything she does with unique style and artistry.

She exploded onto the swing scene at Harlem 2011(Vilnius), in the solo jazz dance battle, and claiming many crowns since, but she has been in training as a professional ballroom dancer since 1996, as an actor, modern jazz dancer since 2005. She has a true mastery over different genres, underpinned by a singer’s understanding of musicality and an historian’s appreciation of authenticity. A true artist, she isn’t afraid to embrace controversial material, and she has been invited to perform her inimitable choreography at the most respected tap, swing and jazz events

Thomas Blacharz

Thomas Blacharz

Thomas Blacharz

Without a doubt, Thomas Blacharz is one of the most talented dancers in the world. His unique style is de ned by free form body movement and intricate musicality and he is constantly pushing the limits of swing as we know it. His talents have been passed on to some of the top dancers in the world today. The last few years, If you haven’t already had the chance to let this man inspire you, it is one opportunity you would never want to miss!

Levels

Intermediate (Lindy hop & Solo)

You’ve mastered the basic charleston, triple steps, groove walks, kick steps on basic patterns like send-out, tuck-turn, change places, circle, and know the difference between dancing in a 6 and an 8 count. You are hungry for more.

Advanced (Lindy hop & Solo)

Your life is a mix of parties, classes and workshops. You are a confident leader and follower and you can improvise to fast music. Your own dance style and personality shine through which makes the difference for a more personal musicality and mood expression. You master the different skills needed in Lindy Hop in either slow or fast tempos.

Authentic Solo Jazz - Mixed level (1 day)

You know the basics of the solo authentic jazz roots and you like to be challenged. Or you are an experienced lindy hop dancer and you want to spice up your solo dance.

Authentic Solo Jazz - Mixed level (2 days)

You know the basics of the solo authentic jazz roots and you like to be challenged. Or you are an experienced lindy hop dancer and you want to spice up your solo dance.

Prices

Normal Reduced
full pack solo & lindy hop (2 hours solo & 3 hours lindy hop) Saturday or Sunday95€90€
two days solo (2 hours solo & 2 hours footwork variation) Saturday & Sunday80€75€
one day solo (1 hour solo & 1 hour foot variation) Saturday or Sunday40€38€

Schedule

Saturday 10 March 2018

11:00 - 12:00: Authentic Solo Jazz with Ksenia (mixed level)
12:00 - 13:00: Solo variations for leaders & followers (Intermediate & Advanced)
14:00 - 17:30: Lindy Hop for advanced

Sunday 11 March 2018

11:00 - 12:00: Authentic Solo Jazz with Thomas (mixed level)
12:00 - 13:00: Solo variations for leaders & followers (Intermediate & Advanced)
14:00 - 17:30: Lindy Hop for intermediate

How to get there?

Appeltuin School
Weldadigheidsstraat 74
300 Leuven


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