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Rob & Dawn Shrewsbury, Orlando swing dance instructors

Balboa Class

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Instructors: Rob & Dawn

Sunday Afternoons

4:00 to 5:30pm

Classes are on hiatus.

Cost: $70/person

Location: Longwood Ballroom

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This six week series class is your chance to get up to speed in Balboa! The Balboa is a classic swing era dance from Southern California that has enjoyed a tremendous revival in popularity in recent years, earning it a cult following of die hard dancers. It’s the perfect dance to both look and dance smooth from slow to even the fastest of tempos! With slick moves and fancy footwork, the dance is seriously addictive!

This class will start out with the basic footwork, connection, and fundamentals of the dance. It will then progress into turns, moves (come arounds and toss outs), and the basic styling points of Balboa. Each class will build upon information from the previous class to continuously further your knowledge week by week. Classes will be an hour long followed by a half hour of practice, questions, and individual help. Balboa is a fun dance with a connection and flow like nothing else! Fast, slow, or mid-tempo… this is a favorite amongst dancers!

This class is open to dancers of all levels (beginner to advanced) who are looking to learn Balboa or brush up on the fundamentals. Individuals and couples welcome. Class highlights:

  • Step by step, week by week instruction to make learning easy
  • One hour of instruction per class plus a half hour of help/question time
  • Concentration on dance dynamics
  • Learn solid lead/follow principals
  • Learn moves that add style and strengthen the basics
  • Class goal is to get you comfortable on the dance floor with Balboa!

Price & Registration: Advance registration is now closed. You may still register for the class by showing up and paying the Day-of rate ($80) by either cash or check (no credit or debit cards can be accepted). For questions, please call 407-766-9849 or email lessons@FlyinFootwork.com.

DVD Review: A DVD review of the class is available for $15. The DVD contains all the core material covered in the class so you can practice exactly what you learn at home. When you register with the DVD review option, your video will be available for you when you check in on the first day of class.

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“Rob and Dawn are amazing. The individual attention in their private lessons has helped me SO much. Dancing with Rob is a blast, and he knows just how much to push new concepts so that you learn fast but are not overwhelmed. Having Dawn there also to watch every step and give tips makes the whole experience so much better than it would be working with just one instructor! They both are great at instilling confidence while still maintaining the attention to detail that makes them great!”

- Cynthia Landon


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