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Jul 15

Partner Dance day long workshop with Doug Silton to uplevel your fusion skills! Movement techniques for fusion dancers!

July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Movement Technique- dance workshop for fusion dancers! Doug Silton will be gracing us with a day long workshop to uplevel your partner dance skills! Bringing us Partnering Techniques from West Coast Swing to elevate your Fusion Dancing, Doug will train us with information on how we can more efficiently move our bodies and communicate with our dance partners. This has been Doug’s main focus in his professional dance career for the past 23 years. Starting as a lindy hop and blues dancer, then discovering his love of Carolina Shag and West Coast Swing, Doug’s social dance passion involves combining techniques from various dances as well as the ones he has created … hence, FUSION DANCING. Join Doug as he shares ways to easily progress your partnered and solo dance. Bring an open mind and a notebook for notes!

****Doug Silton has a diverse dance background including being a Champion West Coast Swing and Lindy Hop dancer as well as trained in Classical dance, hip hop, and street Latin. Doug was one of the original pioneers of the national Blues community and founded LindyGroove in Pasadena, CA that was inspirational to the Fusion movement, and he taught at the third ever Fusion Exchange in 2010. In the day long workshop he will introduce some amazing connection techniques combining linear energy flow and body kinesthetics to enhance your Fusion partnering skills.


July 15
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Awakenings Studio
Awakenings is located at 1016 SE 12th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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