Immersion 16: Back Sacada Fiesta – Technique, embrace, and combinations with other elements
Date: Thursday, August 25 – Sunday, August 28, 2016
Location: H95 Raum für Kultur, Horburgstrasse 95, 4057 Basel Switzerland
Level: Good Intermediate to Advanced
Price: 390 CHF per person.
Celebrating the (in)famous back sacada!
How to make it look and feel easy, and how to do it safely!
How to incorporate it fluidly in our dance when we’re out on the dance floor!
Some points of reference that we will study include:
Technique: overrotated pivots, positioning, vectors of movement, safety and timing
Embrace: adaptability, points of connection, impulse and reaction
Combinations: different entries, sacadas by one or both partners, multiple sacadas, cadenas, what to do after the back sacada?!
During the 4 days, the 16 hours of class are usually organized like this:
16:30-18:30 Part 1 (2 hours)
18:30-20:30 Dinner Break (2 hours)
20:30-22:30 Part 2 (2 hours)
Day 2 & 3
14:00-16:00 Part 1 (2 hours)
16:00-17:00 Mid-Afternoon Break (1 hour)
17:00-19:00 Part 2 (2 hours)
11:00-13:00 Part 1 (2 hours)
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break (1 hour)
14:00-16:00 Part 2 (2 hours)
Need a partner?
Visit our Find a Partner page to contact other dancers!