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Being able to isolate your feet, knees, hips, and shoulders from your core is how your dancing takes on more individuality and style. Practice this in the mirror.
Partner dancing is mostly face-to-face. It’s the best way to feel your partner’s movements. Unless you’re doing some tricky turns or spins, keep your chest facing your partner’s chest.
The first in a long series of workshops, Sam’s intensives are different than other schools. Sometimes, the focus is strictly on technique to improve form. Sometimes, we will introduce a brand-new dance to Vancouver. Sometimes, we will offer something specific that we don’t teach in-depth in our regular classes, like body isolations and musicality. […]
Sam’s officially opened our new concept dance school and social experiment to Vancouver and the world with three studios, each playing a different style of music, plus demonstrations of Zouk, Samba, and West Coast Swing.
When we requested photos from friends, talented artist and lovely friend, Jay Senetchko, sent us this. His work is always engaging, provocative, and stunning.
Because you are touching a lot of different people while partner dancing, the more you can prevent spreading cold & flu germs, the better. Clean hands are the key to staying healthy.
Sam’s is conducting an ongoing Dance in Transit Project to introduce dance to people on the skytrain, in stations, and on the street. This is spontaneous and outrageously fun. If you see us and hear us some day, join us for a few minutes of movement and music. It’ll add some spice to your day! […]
Our trainee, Alex, danced with us while doing some post-doctorate work at UBC. Sadly, he has returned to Germany but we hope he will visit soon.
Laugh, smile, wink, shimmy–do all kinds of things to enhance your dancing experience.
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Join us for FREE music & dancing on the beautiful Jim Deva Plaza in the heart of the West End (on Davie by the Rainbow Crosswalk at Bute). Sunday, December 3, 7 – 10 pm We’ll be under a big tent with lights & heaters so no worries about the weather • Wear light-up or […]