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10-12 MAR 2023

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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 – Swing for Ceroc Comps with Lyndsey Hill (Partnered)

Have you been there…that dreaded sinking feeling when you find the genre for your category is Swing. How do you cope with speeds of up to 180bpm? How do you interpret swing through your Ceroc Dancing? What moves will make you stand out from the competition? Join Swing maestros Lyndsey & Ben, with music supplied from Ceroc Competition DJs, and get an intensive one-hour technique and move masterclass that will give you all you need to own this genre!

Suitable for Intermediate Dancers and above

SAT 12pm – And Breathe with Ben Davies (PARTNER)

Ben Davies’ technical understanding of the minutia of dance is incredible. In this class he will focus on how to connect with your partner on a deeper level, using breath to instigate rise and fall and the start and end of momentum.

Suitable for Intermediate+ Dancers and above

SAT 1.15pm – Read, Set, Skills – SPINS with Ellen Dacombe (SOLO)

Spinning is arguably one of the toughest techniques to master, and in many cases can take years to get right without the right pointers. Join Multi-Open Winner Ellen Dacombe where she will de-construct the spin in a way that will make sense for all level of dancer, lead or follow, guiding you on your journey to reach the ultimate, controlled, multiple spin!

Suitable for Intermediate Dancers and above

SAT 2.30pm – Flamenco with Veronika Oliver (SOLO)

Join Veronika on her world tour of dance style with this taster Flamenco class straight from the Med. Dip your toes and stomp your feet into this hot powerful Spanish dance style with plenty of passion and elegance.

Suitable for All

SAT 3.45pm – Sensual Bachata with Dan Akers (PARTNER)

Imagine being in a late-night bachata club, where you and your partner get lost in the rhythm…and each other… No this isn’t a seedy romance book, this is Dan’s masterclass on sensual, close hold Bachata! Using connection points from top to toe, intimate styling and expert musicality, join our Latin King for this popular, sell out masterclass.

Suitable for Intermediate+ Dancers and above

SAT 5pm – Technical Challenge with Matt & Steph (PARTNER)

Do you think you have mastered all things Ceroc? Do you brag about how good you are? Well put your money where your mouth is and join Matt and Steph on their Advanced technical challenge – this workshop is not for the feint hearted and is strictly Advanced Dancers only, due to the complex nature of these moves and speed of learning!

Suitable for Advanced Dancers and Above

SAT 6.15pm – Airborne with Tony & Hayley (PARTNER)

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

Suitable for Advanced Dancers Only – Signed Disclaimer Required

SUN 10.45am – Superdrops with Tony & Hayley (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 Only – Signed Disclaimer Required

SUN 12pm – Free Your Movement with Ellen Dacombe (SOLO)

Join Ellen as she guides you through different rhythms and tempos to help you discover your own movement with a variety of music. This workshop has been designed to unlock the dancer within you didn’t know existed. In this workshop you’ll explore a full spectrum of solo dancing from playful and energetic to soft and gentle movements. What you learn here will shape your dancing forever. Get ready to be pushed outside your comfort zone.

Suitable for All Solo Dancers

SUN 1.15pm – SILC Developmental with Caine Langford (PARTNER)

The originator of the highly popular event SILC Sunday, Caine brings you the highest level of moves and skills from the SILC syllabus. Develop
your interpretation of musicality, innovate your own choreography and take ownership of your style.

Suitable for Intermeidate+ Dancers and above

SUN 2.30pm – Zouk for Ceroc with Pedrinho Mattos (PARTNER)

King of Zouk Pedro will be running this Masterclass for those who wish to excel at the dance style and build upon their existing repertoire. With a strong technical focus, you will elevate your Zouk technique and style with a range of innovative movements and concepts, many of which you may have seen in saturday night’s cabaret!

Suitable for Intermeidate+ Dancers and above

SUN 3.45pm – Blues Doctor with Marc & Rachel (PARTNER)

With a maximum of 8 couples, Blues aficionados Marc and Rachel invite all level of blues dancer to use this masterclass as a 1-2-1 private lesson, where this amazing duo will analyse, correct and work with you to better your Blues technique. £20 per couple.

Suitable for All Blues Dancers

SUN 5pm – Top Cats Male with Tim Stevens (SOLO MEN)

Start the 2023 competition season off with confidence with master of funk Tim Stevens! Learn male styling, isolation and musicality techniques to help you stand out from the crowd, without losing the flow of a move or the connection with your partner.

Suitable for All (Men Only)

SUN 6.15pm – Strictly Argentine Tango: The Showy Stuff with Warren Richardson (PARTNER)

You love watching Argentine Tango on Strictly and really want to try it. But…you’ve heard it’s difficult and takes years of practice to master. Well not for this Masterclass! Warren simplifies the technique to give you some fancy and flashy Argentine Tango moves, just like you’ve seen on Strictly. These can be used to spice up your Ceroc, but best of all, no Argentine Tango experience is required.

Suitable for Intermediate+ Dancers and above

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