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Harbor Hop: Evelyn & Her Vintage Ties + Doug Mathews Balboa Dance Lesson
June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm$10 – $20
Please join us for a summer swing dance at the picturesque harbor.
3:00: Balboa Dance Workshop with Doug Mathews
4-6: Live music with Evelyn and Her Vintage Ties
DESCRIPTION OF DANCE WORKSHOP:
Doug Mathews will teach a workshop on Balboa, the Southern California swing dance. At the same time that Lindy Hop was being developed in Harlem, the swing dancers of Southern California were making their own dance, Balboa. Known for it’s chest to chest connection, fancy footwork, and intricate spins, balboa is a fun dance that helps develop body awareness and balance.
We will go over the basic step, as well as some footwork variations and turns to get you dancing comfortably! For those that already do Balboa, I’ll have some special variations to add to your dancing.
Evelyn and her Vintage Ties plays upbeat, authentic vintage jazz, influenced by musicians from the 1930’s such as Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Charlie Christian and Ella Fitzgerald.
Listen on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qjq499SQ98
Be sure to reserve your spot! Space is limited!
Come early! The adjacent diner opens at 10 AM with its ruby-red counter seats & outdoor deck. Check out the menu: https://www.nobilis-restaurant.com/