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Dance Unleashed Program for May.




Dance Unleashed Program for June.



Hip Hop 102 Four Week Series!



Practice and Progress on your own: A special series...




Ballet for Partner Dancers!



Rhythm 101 for all dancers and drummers!




Dance Fitness with Mariah!















Dance Meditation!

Mondays April 11th-May 2nd 6-7pm. Buy Now.

This is a meditation/dance class. Get more efficient and positive in your life while expanding

on your dance creativity musicality and connection.

~First half hour: Progressive relaxation.

~Second half hour: Dance Training focusing on Improvisation, creativity and musicality.

This class will help get you focused, calm and moving in your own body and breath.

The dance training you will receive in this class will greatly improve any

other dance form you are currently working on.

No previous dance experience needed, participants must be able to set aside 20 minutes every day,

for one month of their own personal Progressive relaxation meditation.

Give yourself a daily vacation, and discover why so many successful people around the world use meditation and Focus as a daily mental and spiritual exercise.








Dance Unleashed: Wednesdays 8:15pm-10:15pm.

Unleashed Dance Program is a unique offering of dance classes focused

on shedding your inhibitions, unleashing your full technical and creative potential,

and forging awesome connections with other dancers!

Each month we'll offer Rotating Technique and Creativity classes exercising

the right and left brain!

     






    Unleashed Technique in May:


    UNLEASHED YOGA+PILATES FOR DANCERS! May 18th-June 8th 8:15-9:15pm Buy Now.

    Our curriculum includes

    ~Using breath and awareness to shape your body~Balancing exercises~Core strength exercises to benefit balance,

    turning, and frame~Leg exercises that benefit your stability and connection to the floor Building flexibility safely

    ~Applications of yoga and pilates to dance~Brief history of yoga and pilates and how it benefits dance and life.

    What to wear/bring

    Comfortable form fitting clothes~Yoga mat~Water bottle

















    Unleashed Creative in May

    UNLEASHED CHOREOGRAPHY LAB! Wednesdays May 18th- June 8th 9:15-10:15pm. Buy Now.

    Learn how to choreograph dances that tell riveting stories in partnerships and in dance teams!

    Our goal is to give you effective choreography tools to confidently piece together and perform

    dances that wow your audiences and accurately convey the message you want to send.

    This class is for intermediate-advanced dancers. Please plan on attending all classes as each

    class builds upon the last and is crucial for your comprehension.

    Curriculum

    ~How to visualize and create a framework for your dance~Turning creative improvisation into choreography

    ~Matching your movement to the emotion and musicality of the song~Playing with formations and staging

    ~How to communicate and translate your movement onto your teammates bodies~Editing and cleaning your dances







    Unleashed Technique in June: Buy Now.


    UNLEASHED JAZZWednesdays June 22-July 13 8:15-9:15pm.

    Our goal is to help you to feel powerful, joyful, and full of fire whenever upbeat music comes

    on. Come to this class and get equipped with the basics of Jazz so you can leap, turn, kick, and

    fly across the dance floor!

    Our curriculum includes:

    ~Basic Jazz posture~Basic turns~Basic traveling steps~Basic kicks and leaps

    ~Safely building strength and flexibility~Brief history of Jazz dance

    What to wear/bring

    ~Jazz flats or ballet slippers (socks work okay too but please note that the floors can be

    slippery) ~Comfortable, stretchy, and form fitting clothing








    Unleashed Creative in June: Buy Now.

    UNLEASHED EMOTION IN PERFORMANCE-Wednesdays June 22nd-Juy 13th 9:15-10:15pm.

    Learn how to convey heart stopping energy and emotion in social dances or dance

    performances!

    Our goal is to teach you how to be comfortable in front of an audience so that you can

    authentically convey your emotions and captivate their attention when you dance.

    Curriculum:

    ~Exercises to getting comfortable with attention while being in front of an audience~Acting/improvisation

    ~How to tie emotional expression to an improvised dance or a social dancegames to

    get comfortable expressing emotion~Releasing judgments around emotions and what you think is okay or not okay to express

    ~How to tie emotional expression to a choreographed dance








    UNLEASHED HIP HOP 102 Four Week Series!

    Tuesdays June 21st-July 12th 5:45-7:00pm. Buy Now.

    Our goal is to help you get in touch with your funky "bad-assness" and have ridiculous amounts of fun

    whenever hip hop music comes on. Build confidence and add more vocabulary to your hip hop movement so

    you can lay it all out on the floor when the time comes!

    Curriculum: basic hip hop posture (grounded feet, body isolations, relaxed posture, flexible spine,

    and radial hips)~Energy (hard hitting, smooth, and robotic) and emotional expression~

    Basic grounded upper and lower body movements~Basic traveling steps

    Optimizing your body's ability to retain dance movement~Learn how to freestyle

    About hip hop: Constantly evolving, hip hop today is an amalgamation of old school street

    styles like popping, locking, and breaking, with new style jazz movements you see in hip hop

    music videos today. Hip hop is also unique in that it is one of the few styles of dance that asks

    dancers to hold true to its freestyle/improvisational roots.








    UNLEASHED PRACTICE AND PROGRESS~With Kate Paisley and Annika Knepper

    Tuesdays June 21st-July 12th 7-8pm. Buy Now.

    Watch yourself excel drastically through self-practice over 4 weeks!

    Our goal is to support you in establishing small disciplines with consistency every day outside of dance

    class to achieve great dance goals over time.

    In the 1 st hour of the class you will receive exercises to build your strength, flexibility, balance, and

    musicality for any dance form you love. We will have time to practice and video the exercises. In the last

    half hour, let us help you tailor a regimen for the dance form you want to excel in, and we will schedule your

    practice routine into your calendar with specific times and days to do so. Opportunities available to

    practice with your classmates outside of class as well.

    Curriculum: Exercises in flexibility to benefit body alignment and aesthetic of your movement ~Exercises in Balance to benefit turns, dips, and partner work

    ~Exercises in Strength to benefit partner connection, lifts, dips, balance, energy, and quality of

    movement ~Exercises in Musicality to benefit your ability to connect with the all of the nuances hidden in

    music.








    Ballet for Partner Dancers!

    Thursdays June 23rd-July 14th. 6:30-7:30pm. Buy Now.

    Looking to take your partner dancing skills to the next level? Learn the style behind all styles... Ballet!

    This ballet fundamentals class will help you improve balance, turning, confidence, posture, and more,

    all while teaching you the basic structure of a ballet class.

    These skills will contribute greatly to your partner dancing.

    Please wear stretchy clothing and either ballet or jazz flats (sock work too!). Join us for this four week series!

    Ballet is a dance practice that hones skills in form, grace and focus. These are abilities that will

    inform your Partner dancing immensely. Join us for this four week course and become a better dancer!


















    Rhythm 101 for all dancers and drummers!

    Every Sunday from 2:30pm-3:30pm. Beginning April 3rd. Buy Now.

    Join us for a unique class every Sunday at SCT: $20 for Drop In.

    Rhythm 101 is about learning how to bring your own music out!


    No matter your style, a beginner or season pro these isolation exercises will

    improve your sense of time, groove and ultimately Improvisation.

    The fun part is that you will also be learning how to play drums and percussion.

    The focus will be on Cuban and Puerto Rican music.$20 for Drop IN.

    Drums and Percussion instruments provided.

















    • Join us for International Ballroom with Natalya Zrazhevskaya!

    Sundays  beginning December 13th, 1-2:30 Buy Now.


    This special weekend class will be a 5 week dance series dedicated to 5 different Latin dances

    of the International Ballroom style. Each week we will be focusing on a different dance.

    ~Week 1: Chacha


    ~Week 2: Samba


    ~Week 3: Rumba


    ~Week 4: Paso doble


    ~Week 5: Jive

    Each dance has a different essence, rhythm/movement, technique, and history.

    Whoever takes the class will become a more moldable dancer after the series has ended,

    being able to move their body in 5 new and completely different ways. They will also find similarities

    between the new movement and their base dance style and be able to add it in their social dancing.

    This will help with being an adaptable and more creative dancer, as well as a quicker learner of choreography.

    Heels are not necessary but preferred, not are partners. The class will be split up into two sections.

    First half = history and basic technique of the dance

    Second half = choreography to implement that technique




















    • Tarraxhina Four Week Series with Galina (five hours)!

    This Class may be taken as a Drop In for $15 (cash or check only)!

    Fresh off of teaching her wonderful Kimmersion at SCT, Galina now offers a Four Week Tarraxhina course!

    Mondays June 1st-June 22nd 6-7pm (6-8 on the 22nd).

    Buy Now to register for the full series or register via Email.

    Tarraxinha is a body movement often added as a part of Kizomba dance.

    Fill in those slow beats in Kizomba, master your body isolation's and take your connection with

    your partner to the next level! Class will include:

    What is Tarraxinha and where is the place for it in Kizomba~How do you move your body and

    lead your partner~Foundational vocabulary of Tarraxinha moves that can be combined in any way~How to lead and

    follow Tarraxinha even without using your hands!






     





    Dance Fitness with Mariah! Weekly dance and body work-fitness class!

    Daily: 9:30-10:30am Monday, Wednesday, Friday and 9-10, 9-10am Tuesday and Thursday.

    $10 per class, pay at the door, or Buy Now class bundle 5 weeks for $45.

    This dynamic class will help get you energized for the day!

    You'll hone skills, strenghthen your body and invigorate your mind.

    No experience necessary, this is a class open to all lovers of dance, or those who simply

    want to start their day off with some ecstatic movement!

    Using principles from Zouk, kizomba, Latin dances, and solo dance forms such as belly dance and modern

    we will be toning, tightening, and increasing flexibility and muscle awareness.





     


    Dance Training Teams At Salsa Con Todo 2016!

    Train for a Full Year at Salsa Con Todo and join a warm, vibrant dance community!

    All experience levels welcome. We are now accepting applications for Teams 2016!

    Teams begin in January 2016! Email us with your Experience level and phone number.

    You'll Train for 3 hours a week for the full year and take as many Group Series classes as you want,

    some of our Goup Classes will be required as part of your training.

    Team Dues include all SCT Group Series classes for the year and most Boot-Camps!

    you'll dance more than you ever have...

    We have several wonderful teams to choose from:

    SALSA TEAMS:

    Team C: (On1 only) Beginner Team, no performance; technique, ensemble and partner work

    Experience: No experience required, this is a training Team!

    cumulative throughout the year. Sundays-4-7pm.

    Team B (On2 and On1): Intermediate Team Intense Technique, Partnerwork and Ensemble work.

    experience: Must have taken one year of Team C, or by audition.

    Performance Team: You'll work with choreography all year, this is an intense and rewarding team.

    intermediate students! Cumulative throughout the year.

    Experience: By Audition only.

    ZOUK TEAMS:

    Zouk Training Team:
    Training on timing, technique, connection for intermediate/advanced dancers.

    Goals: Excellence in social dancing; training can lead to performance team member ship.

    Prerequisites: Apprenticeship Program + 6 months of zouk classes and social dancing experience, or through approval of Xtine.

    Zouk Performance Team: Training on advanced topics, performance training, high level choreography, with multiple shows.

    Expect some teacher training. Prerequisites: Audition Only. Tuesdays 8-9pm.

    Apprenticeship: July 2016 - December 2016; What to expect: training on timing, technique, connection for beginning intermediate zoukers.

    Goals: To prep dancers for training team the following year.

    Prerequisites: 6 months of zouk classes and social dancing, or through approval of Xtine.

    Tango Teams:

    Tango En Vie and SCT Present: Tango Dance Team!

    We are the first ever Tango team in Seattle! Training begins in June!

    This will be a commited group of Tango dancers that wants to work in a safe focused environment to improve:

    Social dance skills~Dynamic dancing~Performance ability~Confidance~Great community~Travel and performance opportunities!

    Specialized training from Sara Thomsen and top world class instructors such as Yanick and Eugenia, Guillermo De Fazio,

    Enzo Hoces, Albano Goldenberg, Julio Balmaceda and Virginia!

    This is a Six Month Team which will meet June 7th-November 29th 2016.

    Commitment: Six Months of weekly Tuesday practice.

    Benifits included in monthly dues: Admission to Sunday Walking Class and Practica; All SCT Weekly Series.

    All SCT Weekend Classes. All SCT Social Dances. *

    *Does not apply to SCT Guest Insctructor Series and Weekend Classes, for which there is instead a 30% discount).
    For Details Email Us. You will recieve Dues information and a Team Agreement Form to read.



    For Information on Joining Team 2016, Team Dues, Start Dates and Orientation,

    Email us with your experience level and phone number.









     














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