Immersion Seminar 33: Close Embrace and Sequences for Small Space

Date: Thursday, January 17 - Sunday, January 20, 2019
Location: H95 Raum für Kultur, Horburgstrasse 95, 4057 Basel Switzerland
Level: Good Intermediate and Advanced
Teachers: Michelle Marsidi + Joachim Dietiker
Group size: maximum 20 couples
Price:  390 CHF per person

One of the most practical and useful topics! All our latest favorite figures to use when on a crowded dance floor and our tips for orientation and navigation.

Among the things we will study:

  • Navigation skills and codes for a busy dance floor

  • Practical tips and technical details for a comfortable close embrace

  • Posture and points of connection

  • Linear and circular sequences for dancing on place

  • Technique for rebounds and changes of direction

  • Spatial orientation and control of figures

  • Paradas and pauses

  • Basic tools for improvisation

Timetable

During the 4 days, the 16 hours of class are usually organized like this:

Day 1
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)

Day 4
11:00-13:00 Part 1 (2 hours)
13:00-14:00 Lunch Break (1 hour)
14:00-16:00 Part 2 (2 hours)

Basel, Switzerland

 Rathaus, by  Anders Sandberg

Rathaus, by Anders Sandberg

Accommodation

Basel is at the "Dreiländereck", the "Tripoint" where Switzerland, Germany and France meet. We have curated for you a list of hotels and B&Bs located in Basel and nearby in France and Germany.  These are our recommendations.

 

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But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love; let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
— Khalil Gibran