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SPLASH @ SOUTHPORT

02-04 SEP 2022

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SPLASH 2022

EVENT SCHEDULE

Event Booklet

You will be able to view here a PDF of the event schedule a week or so before the event, but in the meantime please feel free to browse the booklet from last year's event. Please remember each event is unique and therefore this is only intended as a very rough guide of what to expect.

Click on the picture of the booklet to open or download it.

A hardcopy of the booklet and schedule will also be available when you arrive on site.

MASTERCLASSES

Masterclasses are small classes that are taught in fixed couples. They provide teacher interaction and the opportunity to master the technique being taught. You do not have to be an advanced dancer to participate!
You do however have to book in advance at £5 per head in a fixed partnership. You can do this online before the event, or via the Weather Desk subject to availability.

All attendees at Drop/Aerial style workshops must report to the Weather Desk on Friday evening to ensure that they complete a disclaimer form per person

SAT 10.45am – Shake That! The Line Dance with Lyndsey Hill (SOLO)

Missed it last time? Well, it’s back! Come and learn the impressive line dance ‘Shake That!’ and wow your friends with this funky and intricate sequence, oozing with attitude and musicality. Footwork maestro Lyndsey Hill brings you this one-hour intensive class to learn the choreography and dance it with confidence.

Suitable for All Intermediate + Dancers and Above


SAT 12pm – Airborne with Tony & Hayley (PARTNER)

These two aerial masters are veterans at teaching people how to safely, accurately and stylishly perform showstopping lifts. Get ready to leave the ground with these stunning and challenging competition moves.

Suitable for Intermediate + Dancers and above – Signed Disclaimer Required


SAT 1.15pm – Freestyle like a pro with Ekow Oduro (PARTNER)

Join multi-Open Champion Ekow Oduro and learn his musicality and connection tips that will make you look more comfortable on the dancefloor. Shine with confidence in no time.

Suitable for Intermediate Dancers and Above


SAT 2.30pm – Slides with Lucky & Chelsea (PARTNER)

A unique addition to your Ceroc dancing, Lucky and Chelsea, all the way from Brooklyn New York, will teach you a number of slide variations that you can use both solo or with a partner to make your freestyle stand out!

Suitable for Intermediate+ Dancers


SAT 3.45pm – Introduction to West Coast Swing with Steve & Kate (Partner)

If you love playing with rhythms in the music, want to learn how to feel that elusive elastic connection with your partner, and think about the role of a leader or a follower in a new way, then this is perfect for you.

Suitable for Intermediate Dancers and Above


SAT 5pm – Argentine Tango Flashy Moves with Marc & Rachel (PARTNER)

Challenge your Argentine Tango with this sequence of wow moves and techniques that will help you respond and react to patterns in the music, standing out from the crowd.

Suitable for Competent Argentine Tango Dancers


SAT 6.15pm – Musicality Perfected with Jamie & Jen Eddy (PARTNER)

Top dancers and technicians Jamie and Jen take a deeper look into musicality. Learn to adapt and work with your partner to express what’s happening in the music.

Suitable for Intermediate Dancers and Above


SUN 10.45am – Pushing the Boundaries with Emma Wright (PARTNER)

Venture out of your dance ‘comfort zone’ and raise your awareness of how you move. You will primarily focus on your ‘dance conversation’ and increased awareness of the music. Be alert, be present and adapt your dancing to suit your partner, the song and the environment around you.

Suitable for Intermediate Dancers and Above


SUN 12pm: Blues Skip Ups with Lucky & Chelsea (PARTNER)

This is one of the most versatile moves in Blues Dance. By creating a pendulum motion with your legs (one leg kicking out the other) and using body isolation technique, these moves are sure to impress the crowds!

Suitable for Intermediate + Dancers and above


SUN 1.15pm – Accelerate your West Coast Swing with Steve & Kate (PARTNER)

Honing your skills as a WCS leader or a follower, Steve & Kate introduce some techniques to help you understand how to improvise and promote musical conversation between the partnership and within the structure of the dance.

Suitable for Confident West Coast Swing Dancers Only


SUN 2.30pm – Release your Inner Penguin with Luke Scrivens (PARTNER)

Both the flightless blubbery bird and the glorious, flowing Ceroc move. The penguin is Luke’s favourite move of all time and he’s hoping to show you why with this masterclass. The penguin can stay on the spot, travel in a line, travel in a circle, and include a variety of entrances, exits and arm positions. The only thing they can’t do is fly!

Suitable for Intermediate Dancers


SUN 3.45pm – Burlesque with Veronika Oliver (SOLO)

Ooze confidence and sass in this Burlesque routine taught by the incredible talent that is Veronika Oliver. Burlesque dress is encouraged, but if you are feeling shy then please come in your casuals…however, if you can, please bring a fan! There will be a performance opportunity in the Queen Vic at the end of the formal DJ sets!

Suitable for Female Solo Dancers


SUN 5pm – Showstoppers with Matt & Victoria (PARTNER)

Learn a batch of competition-worthy wow moves to impress both judges and your fellow dancers. Matt and Victoria are competition royalty and coach dancers around the country to elevate their dancing to Championship standard.
Suitable for Advanced Dancers


SUN 6:15pm – Superdrops with Tony & Hayley Epps (PARTNER)

Daring seducers, jaw-dropping dips and the most exhilarating drops, all whilst keeping the lady’s feet firmly on the ground. Impress your friends, thrill your dance partner, invigorate your move repertoire and become the master of the most exciting moves on the circuit.

Suitable for Advanced Dancers – Signed Disclaimer Required

 

EVENT TO INCLUDE

Your purchase includes admission to freestyles, workshops and accommodation. Admission to freestyles and workshops are controlled by gender identified wrist bands as specified in your purchase. (For more information see FAQs). Accommodation is allocated based on your requirements as specified in your purchase. Please see Accommodation page.

Come with friends or take the ‘Chalet Share’ option and join the hundreds of other dancers travelling on their own.

Maybe bring a non-dance friend who can enjoy the other off site activities available such as golf and horse-riding
(separate terms and conditions apply – off centre in local area at extra cost).

We aim to make this event truly memorable, you’ll be hard pushed to find any weekend with so much on offer at this price.

 

  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Varied and exciting workshops
  • Teachers from across the Globe
  • Many different dance styles taught
  • 2 different rooms for workshops
  • 3 rooms with different styles of music
  • The top DJs on the circuit
  • Over 50 hours of freestyle
  • Large gathering of Ceroc teachers
  • Massage (extra charges apply)
  • Swimming
  • Dance shoes and Clothing
  • Workshop DVDs to take home
  • Online booking with immediate confirmation
  • Gender ratio balanced booking system

WHO SHOULD COME?

Single and/or Sharing

A recent survey showed that 81% of the people that go to Ceroc in the UK come on their own. We therefore expect that there will be a lot of people that want to book on their own. We are therefore offering single and sharing options, whereby you can book into an apartment by yourself in a Budget apartment and we will match you up with someone else of the same sex in a 1 bedroom apartment. Please note if you don’t want to fight over who gets the bedroom and who gets the day-bed, we also offer a Single and Sharing option for two same sex strangers in a two bedroom apartment. We will not be able to exchange details of who is sharing with who before or at the event (data protection law).

Who gets the bed and who gets the sofa bed in the living room? This will be for the two of you to fight it out, but in reality we suspect it will be whoever gets to the room first will decide. Keys will be available for both of you.

Complete Beginners

Even if you have never set foot in a Ceroc venue in your life, this is the place for you to learn how to dance. In addition to the many advanced workshops this weekend, Ceroc has not forgotten its roots and we will be hosting workshops specifically designed for Beginners. These workshops will be intense, fast-track, progressive, dynamic and totally rewarding.  Check the programme for timings, but we try and offer at least 5 beginners sessions, each of which will last for 1-hour.  In each session you will learn 4 Beginners moves and then have time to practice what you have learnt.  There are a total of 12 Beginners moves and therefore by the end of the weekend you will have been taught, and been able to practice all of them.

Intermediate Dancers

There are a wide range of workshops that will be perfectly suitable for the intermediate dancer. All the style workshops will certainly help to smooth off any rough edges you may have. The dips, lean and seducers workshops will add some ‘va va vroom’ to your repertoire. Our Dance Adventure workshops cover specialist subjects enabling you to truly broaden and develop your style. And remember, all the hours of concentrated freestyle practice time will help transform your dancing.

Advanced Dancers

At this event there will be some really demanding and creative workshops that will appeal to the most advanced dancers.

 

WORKSHOPS

For over 10 years Ceroc have been hosting ground-breaking, diverse and challenging workshops at our weekenders. The Escape ethos is to ensure that we provide something for everyone; from beginner to professional.

You can expect over 30 workshops across multiple rooms offering a varied selection of dance styles, techniques and specialisms. The workshops start in the Thunderball room on Friday night. On Saturday and Sunday the workshops will run from 10.30am until 7pm or later. No need to book simply stroll up and join in. (except for the Masterclasses and any other very specialist classes as detailed in the programme).

There will be a vast array of workshops that will enable you to build on what you have learnt at your regular Ceroc classes if you prefer to stick with what you know.

Our weekenders are all about participation, and therefore check-out the programme to see if we are offering any activities where you could 'dive right in'. For example, 'Sack the DJ', Performance class etc

MASTERCLASSES

During the course of the weekend there will be a number of Masterclasses on offer. These classes are for those who want to get to grips with a particular style in a smaller, more interactive group. A maximum of 30 people can be accepted on these workshops and are for fixed partners only. A charge of £5 per head is in place for Masterclasses and you can prebook your place when they are released at the top of this page. Limited spaces will be available to pay for at the Weather Desk at the event. The Weather Desk opens to accept bookings from 3pm on Friday.

MUSIC

Apart from perhaps Brexit, very little separates people more than music. Over the last 10 years, we have therefore learnt a thing or two about what you like and when you want it! We have therefore developed a wide circle of some truly great DJs.

The evenings will consist of multiple rooms playing a variety of music to cover all tastes.

The Thunderball room is always the busiest venue and where you will find the popular Ceroc classics and uptempo sounds. This room will normally be open until about 3.30am.

The Cyclone is home to a plethora of different musical styles, so simply consult the programme to find your favourite slots and DJs.

The 'Boudoir', referred by some as the pub, is the epicentre of the weekend for so many. The Boudoir will be filled with daytime and evening freestyle opportunities including 'Swingers hour', Sack the DJ, SILC and S'funk.

We believe we assemble the most outstanding DJs on the circuit, and we strive to put the right music in the right venues at the right times. Nevertheless, we do occasionally get i wrong, and therefore we always welcome your feedback (feedback form in your booklet), to help us shape our future events.

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WELLBEING

Qualified complimentary practitioners will be on hand offering a variety of treatments to keep you feeling fresh and revitalised. Please note that some treatments maybe excluded from the event dependent upon therapists present.

Please note, Ceroc only work qualified practitioners, nevertheless we accept no responsibility and make no recommendation for any treatment that you receive.

Booking Info:
All bookings to be made at the Well-being desk located in the foyer of the main building. This desk will be open throughout the weekend for your convenience. All treatments to be paid in full when booking and only cash is acceptable as there are no card facilities.
Early booking is advisable as some treatments typically sell out by Saturday lunchtime!

DEEP TISSUE SPORTS MASSAGE

£30 for 30 minutes
A deep muscular therapy designed to ease muscle aches and pains. As well as treating the area of pain your therapist will work holistically on surrounding joints and muscles to provide maximum relief.

SOFT TISSUE AND RELAXING MASSAGE

£30 for 30 minutes
This is a softer form of therapy designed for maximum relaxation. It can be used on either upper or lower parts of the body and is designed to leave you feeling repaired and without aches.

HOT STONES

£30 for 30 minutes
A very relaxing treatment which involves the placing of hot, smooth stones onto key points of the body to melt away tension and stress. This can be used for both upper and lower body parts.

ACUPUNCTURE

£30 for 30 minutes
Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese therapy that involves very thin single use needles being inserted into various associated tissues to provide relief for injuries, pains and other conditions by opening up a person’s energy flow (Chi).

DRY NEEDLING

£30 for 30 minutes
Dry needling is a modern adapted form of acupuncture. Thin single use needles are inserted directly into the area of pain, injury or discomfort to stimulate “Trigger points” where tension gatherers. They a left for a short period of time and encourage the tissue to release any spasms, relax and repair

ROCK TAPING

£30 for 30 minutes
This is increasing popular among sports people including dancers to stabilise existing injuries and prevent further trauma but providing support to weak or fatigued areas of the body during physical exertions.

HALF LEG AND FOOT MASSAGE

£30 for 30 minutes
A relaxing yet energising treatment for the areas most used this weekend, your lower leg and feet. Start the recovery process with this holistic treatment, your feet will thank you for it, and you’ll feel like you are walking on air

Any Questions?