17thToulouse fusion week end 2023
Toulouse fusion week end 2023
The 4th edition of 100% fusion week end organized by a team of passionate dancers Isabelle, Sundrine (Sunzouk) and Thierry
-Toulouse, a nice city, with easy access,
-A great venue in STUDIO HOP with top ranking dancing floor & air conditionning,
-International specialized Fusion DJ's,
-Fusion Live bands every night : Revolution Band (Valencia/SP) & So Lune (FRA),
-2 Pre parties & Fusion workshops (7.5Hours) on thursday&Friday,
-Outdoor activities during the week end (swiming pool, dancing tour of the city, picnic...)
Teachers: Kris Leczek (Poland),Bill Eymery (Fr),Alexandra Karsenty (Fr)
Bands: Revolution band (SP), So Lune (FR
17thToulouse Fusion Weekend
20thValBal Week/Valencia Balboa
ValBal Week/Valencia Balboa
Dances: Lindy, Balboa
We are eagerly looking forward to springtime in Valencia when the climate is ideal, the pool and paellero are open for use, and the city is celebrating its biggest Balboa festival of the year! Come and join us for a fabulous week of dance and play. We have lots of great activities and adventures in store for you! Included in the price are 5 nights of accommodations in a beautiful spanish villa; over 10 hours of lessons with Ari & Christine; delicious cocktails and a welcome dinner when you arrive; dinner, dancing & sightseeing in Valencia; and dancing under the stars on our lovely poolside terrace with a view of the Spanish plains. Save money with our early-bird special pricing. Space is limited so sign up soon!
Teachers: Ari Levitt (USA), Christine Von Scheidt (Germany)
25thILHC - World Finals
New YorkLindy, Solo Jazz
ILHC - World Finals
City: New York
Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz
In Harlem at the famous Alhambra Ballroom
Come celebrate Lindy Hop at ILHC - For the first time ever 5 days of dancing, 16 classes, 23 competitions, walking tours and more!
We hope our must-see competitions and some of the best live music New York City has to offer will inspire you to social dance all night long, take classes during the day, and join fun activities such as our World Lindy Hop Day celebration, walking tours of Harlem, Swing Dance Museum, and more.
Teachers: Bianca Locatelli, Nils Andren, Laura Glaess, Remy Kouakou Kouame, Latasha Barnes, Tyedric Hill, Skye Humphries, Frida Segerdahl, Naomi Uyama, Irina Amzashvili, Anthony Chen, Caleb Teicher and more plus special guests
Bands: Sean Mason
1stBlues Dancing Weekend Summer 2023
Manot, North of IsraelBlues
Blues Dancing Weekend Summer 2023
City: Manot, North of Israel
In the north of Israel, we gather in a quite village and stay all together for 3 days of Blues Dancing. The event includes 3 parties, 4 hours of workshops, accommodation, water pool and more activities and surprises.
2ndClassic City Swing
Athens, GeorgiaLindy, Solo Jazz
Classic City Swing
City: Athens, Georgia
Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz
8 hours of workshops and 5 dances with outstanding music, all for one incredible deal the weekend of June 2-4, 2023!
The weekend will have classes appropriate for both new and experienced swing dancers in 4 track levels: beginner, intermediate, intermediate plus, and advanced.
Teachers: Jenna Applegarth & Jon Tigert
Shelby Johnson & Jamica Zion
Dave Barry & Rachel Pitner
Bands: Mint Julep Jazz Band
Keenan McKenzie and the Riffers
2ndMyrtlewood Fusion Intensive
Myrtle Point, ORFusion
Myrtlewood Fusion Intensive
City: Myrtle Point, OR
Myrtlewood Fusion Intensive is an intimate 4 day gathering in the beautiful forests of southern Oregon for fusion dancers excited to cultivate a space for deep learning and connection. Join us June 2nd-6th at the lovely Camp Myrtlewood for a lusciously long weekend of dancing, workshops, practicas, and community building. We are thrilled to be welcoming Mark Carpenter & Nicole Trissell as our instructors for the weekend!
Teachers: Mark Carpenter, Nicole Trissell
3rdStockholm Blues fest
Stockholm Blues fest
An extra-long weekend of inspiring workshops with international blues teachers, late-night blues parties, and plenty of time for connection on and off the dance floor!
22ndPlenty Hot 2023
DresdenLindy, Solo Jazz, Boogie Woogie
Plenty Hot 2023
Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz, Boogie Woogie
our debut for first time Plenty Hot – Lindy Hop is going to happen on a new date in a new location, all on spot, good site, good space, great teachers, music & all in Dresden, Germany. We are excited to welcome you back!!!
Teachers: Sondre Olsen-Bye, Tanya Georgiievska, William Mauvais, Maéva Trunzter
Bands: APPEN DIXIE, TBA
23rdAmsterdam Blues Exchange
Amsterdam Blues Exchange
Would you like to share your love for Blues music with fellow dancers and musicians?
Are you ready to move the music or play the dancing? Join us in June for a weekend full of joy and playfulness.
23rdManchester Micro Fusion Experience
Manchester Micro Fusion Experience
MMFX is a not-for-profit with the core aim of bringing together Micro Fusion dancers from around the world without cost being the limiting factor.
**This will be a pay-what-you-can event fully supporting those on a low income to attend for free.**
--What's going to happen? --
There will be three late night parties (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) at venues around Manchester.
Saturday and Sunday daytime will be afternoons of dance tuition from a range of wonderful teachers, followed on Monday by a relaxed day around Manchester, allowing maximum connection and interaction for those attending.
Bands: DJs only (no live music)
23rdSeoul Blues Dance Festival 2023
Seoul Blues Dance Festival 2023
23rdThe Blues Spot
The Blues Spot
• classes for Blues Partner Dance
• classes for Blues Solo Dance
• 3 Blues party nights, with live bands!
A delicious program is in preparation, with awesome teachers, fantastic musicians, and a remarkable smooth atmosphere !
Teachers: Vicci & Adamo
Lisa & Fabien
Alba & Gas
Bands: The Sky Is Crying
The Rhythm Outlines
Be.Fusion is an invitation to awaken the experience of unity and freedom that we are. Four days to connect, learn, play and be inspired through music and dance. Prioritizing the expression of our bodies, emotions, love and art.
Teachers: Xandy Liberato
Bands: Revolution Band
8thBlues Workshop Weekend with the Wilkersons
Blues Workshop Weekend with the Wilkersons
City: Boulder, CO
We are delighted to present a weekend of dancing to the Blues with Krystal and Adam Wilkerson. We'll have two days of workshops, a social dance, and the All Ballroomin' social competition!
Find Full Event Info and Registration Here:
FB Event: https://fb.me/e/1127sru91
*The workshops are designed to be ideal for folks who have some social dance background, whether that's in Blues, Lindy, WCS, Salsa, Zouk, Fusion, etc.
Saturday, July 8th
Saturday Workshop 1-5pm
Saturday Social Dance from 7pm-1am (includes beginner lesson from 7pm-8pm)
All Ballroomin' competition Saturday 9pm
Sunday, July 9th
Sunday Workshop 130pm-430pm
Teachers: Krystal Wilkerson, Adam Wilkerson
8thHerräng Dance Camp 2023
Herräng Dance Camp 2023
City: Herräng, Sweden
Dances: Lindy, Jazz
Herrang Dance Camp is the largest and longest running Lindy Hop camp in the world. Registration opens December 2022
14thBig Sky Swing Out
Big Sky Swing Out
City: Bozeman, Montana
Come dance with us in Montana at the beautiful gateway to Yellowstone National Park! This weekend workshop consists of 10 hours of dance lessons taught by professional Lindy Hop dancers and teachers, live music every night, and a Sunday afternoon BBQ on the water!
Teachers: Irina Amzashvili, Natalia Eristravi
New York CityFusion
City: New York City
We’re thrilled to announce the return of NYC’s glorious, new Fusion dance exchange, Fusion Freakender, on July 14-16th! Here are the details of the independently run events:
Fri, 7/14 at 8pm
Sat, 7/15 at 8:30pm
Sun, 7/16 at 5pm
Immediately following the Deep Dive, we’ll close out the weekend with a roving public dancing adventure called Pearling. Let’s make Fusion Freakender a weekend to remember!
Teachers: Cristian Frommelt, Laurel Ryan, Jamica Zion, Jackie Plys, Joel Plys
Bands: Keenan McKenzie Orchestra, Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Band, Taryn Newborne and the Real Deal
Our debut for first time Balboa Dayz is going to happen on a new date with a new location. Got much space, big ballroom, great teachers - music & all in Dresden, Germany. We are excited to welcome you back!!!
Teachers: Andreas Olsson & Olga Marina,
Ralf & Anna-Maria Bernhard
The Spoonful is all about blues music, excellent classes from the most fun and talented teachers, competitions so welcoming that everybody can take part, and bringing the blues community together for one helluva party in our home of Scotland.
CincinnatiBlues, Lindy, Balboa
Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa
CincyHop is Cincinnati's annual exchange event. Featuring 4 live bands and 2 nights of Chelsea Reed and the Fairweather 7.
Bands: Chelsea Reed
11thOlyDance Summer Gathering 2023
OlyDance Summer Gathering 2023
We are back with another weekend of fun and creativity featuring many hours of social dancing, live music, workshops and of course human connection.
For this year's Summer Gathering, we are bringing back some of our favorite experiences like our celebrated Fountain Dance, live jazz, and blues at the Medicine Creek Winery.
And an Epic Fusion Dance Party Saturday.
We are also bringing on board some new elements: Friday we have a street party planned with live music! and this year we have an amazing collaboration with Olympia's own Clown Town!
Fusion - Zouk - Cumbia - Dimestop & Robot - Circus Arts
Juggling and More TBA!
Bands: Live Blues, Fusion, and Cumbia
19thDirty Dance Camp 2023
Dirty Dance Camp 2023
City: New York
Come cross-train and connect at this adult summer camp with fellow lovers of dance!💕
🗽1 Night in New York City
🏕3 nights/ 4 days at an adult summer camp resort
🗽20+ hours of workshops
🏕3 meals a day plus snacks
🗽Camp games, canoes, sauna
🏕6+ hours of daily dance classes
🗽Evening dance parties
🗽Hiking trails, lake life and more!
Evoke the senses to be in closeness and explore the power of platonic intimacy and deepen your relationship to your own body and creative expression.
Cross-train in Brazilian Zouk, Musical Theatre, Conscious Dance, Ballet, Hip Hop and Fusion. Connect with fellow lovers of dance and expert dance leaders from around the world who care about liberation and well-being.
🕶Dirty Dance Camp is for you if ….
💕You are a lover of dance and want to cross-train and connect
🏕You care about consent, representation, social justice, and liberation
💕You want to learn an audacious group Choreo that you can bust out anywhere
🏕You want tools to regulate your nervous system and practice presence
💕You want to be brave, bold, and take risks in your expression
🏕You want to network with radical dancers, educators, artists, and leaders
💕You want to be part of a worldwide community of movers and shakers
🏕You are ready to learn more about creating healthy boundaries
💕You are interested in exploring platonic intimacy
🏕You want to laugh, frolic, and chill
25thBlues Fuse Festival
Blues Fuse Festival
Inspired by the great cocoablues festival in Barcelona, this festival also combines the styles of blues and fusion in 1 festival. We offer 3 nights of parties with both blues and fusion live music and those ordering a full pas get 6 hours of classes. All classes are in the afternoon. We care about our ecological footprint so we encourage everybody to come to our festival by train if that is possible. Pre-registration is already OPEN!
Teachers: Couple blues: Elise Klein and Rija "Ridz" Rakotondrainibe (France)
Solo blues: Alexandra Karsenty (France)
Fusion: to be announced soon
The Touchstone Collective
1stKorea Blues Camp 2023
Korea Blues Camp 2023
Welcome to Korea Blues Camp 2023. Since 2010, we tried to spread not just blues dance but its culture in Asia. We hope that we can give you more passion & inspiration of blues this year. Thanks for Joining us at Korea Blues Camp 2023.
More info will be updated soon!
8thBlues & Fusion Room at Trilogy Swing
Blues & Fusion Room at Trilogy Swing
City: Raleigh, NC
Hosted in a spacious 3,000 sq ft ballroom, we will have 2 days of workshops and socials! Lessons will feature a variety of topics including Traditional Blues and Fusion concepts. See event for additional updates and future details!
Bands: None, DJ’smd music
14thMunich Lindy Exchange
Munich Lindy Exchange
Dances: Lindy, Balboa
Come & celebrate the 20 year aniversary of Europes most fun and traditional Lindy Exchange.
4 days of dancing and socialising incl. 4 parties, a swing walk through our lovely city, a swing brunch including food and last but definetly not least the worlds most famous festival - the Oktoberfest!
Bands: Cool Cats from Barcelona and the Souvenirs from Munich
15thHot Night Fusion Weekend
Hot Night Fusion Weekend
Hot Night Fusion Weekend
Ever since the dawn of social dancing, people have been combining dance styles into an intertwined fusion of dance expression. Hot Night Fusion Weekend is a full weekend event that caters to the roots of the fusion community, and how it has grown in Colorado.
This year, Hot Night Fusion Weekend is all about creating a container space for "ReConnection"- to your dance practice, your dance partners, and your dance community. During the day you can expect high-quality instruction from amazing partner dance instructors so whether you want to deepen your experience with partnered connection or incorporate crossover influences into your current style, HNFW has workshops for you.
In the evenings our DJs will play music designed for crossover/fusion dancing, allowing you to play with a variety of dance styles and techniques; creating space for different dance backgrounds to connect on the dance floor. All of this amazing fusion and connection is happening in the Performing Arts District in downtown Denver, with a vast variety of original Denver cuisine, bars, breweries, and cafes within walking distance. Join us for an unforgettable weekend in the Mile High City this September!
Teachers: Mark & Nicole, Rachel, John & Jesica, Tybalt, more TBA
Bands: national DJs
15thHot Night Fusion Weekend 2023
Hot Night Fusion Weekend 2023
City: Denver, CO
Hot Night Fusion Weekend is back and even better than ever! This time, we are offering 2 class tracks during the day and 2 fusion rooms at night with an amazing set of instructors and DJ's. This event is guaranteed to be one of the best of the year- don't miss out!
15thLindy on the Rocks
DenverLindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag
Lindy on the Rocks
Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag
A weekend of classes, competitions, and social dancing to live music in Denver, Colorado! Classes in lindy hop and other related swing dances like shag or balboa plus solo jazz. Live music every night Fri - Sun. Solo, partner, and mix & match contests. Runs in conjunction with the Denver Jazz Festival and Hot Night Fusion Weekend. All access passes grant you admission to all of it!
Teachers: Gaby Cook, AJ Howard, Nathan Bugh, more TBA!
Bands: Main: Eyal Vilner Big Band, Joe Smith and the Spicy Pickles
22ndBelta Blues - Autumn 2023 Edition
Belta Blues - Autumn 2023 Edition
Join us for a weekend of blues and fusion dancing.
Teachers: Tristan Brightman
Ryan O'Shaughnessy and Anna Price
Alain Andrieux and Zoe Enstone
Bands: Stef Rosen (www.slidinwolf.com), Beat Root Jam
22ndMI Fusion Connection
Ann Arbor, MIFusion
Blues Muse is an event that is dedicated to partnership above all else. From our early years championing follower voice and creativity, we have grown to become the event to be at to hone your partnership skills, flex your creativity, and engage in deep learning about the techniques and theories around connection.
13thWhy Not Aarhus Lindy Exchange
Why Not Aarhus Lindy Exchange
Let's celebrate Lindy Hop in Aarhus once again!The 4th edition of the "Why Not Aarhus Lindy Exchange" will take place from October 13th to 15th, 2023.
Join us for a full weekend of dancing with local and international bands, DJs, taster classes, and social events. We guarantee a great weekend filled with joy and festivities in the charming city of Aarhus, and of course, a lot of lovely dancing!
The Aarhus Lindy Hoppers are thrilled to host all of you - local and guest dancers alike - in our cozy Lindy Hop scene. We can't wait to welcome you to Aarhus, so ask yourself: Why not?
Save the date now and stay tuned for the opening of registration. Ticket sales will begin on 6th June
Teachers: To be announced
19thTinto de Fusion
Tinto de Fusion
Four days of dancing and lazing about in the the Spanish countryside, enjoying the last bit of warmth from the season. There will be a light class schedule during the day, and dancing all night long to incredible music under the stars.
The historic countryside schoolhouse will look familiar to those of you who were at EBX or Tinto de Recess. Expect a wide array of music from blues, soul, funk, hip hop, dance hall, latin, to electronic, and everything in between.
There will be communal meals and lodging, this is a residential event and all will be hosted at our venue location with a mix of camping and paid bed options.
Teachers: Justin Riley, Flouer Evelyn
20thBarefoot Fusion Festival
Barefoot Fusion Festival
City: Portland OR
Portland Blues and Jazz Dance Society (PB&J) is delighted to announce Barefoot Fusion Festival (BFF). BFF is a weekend long event with classes and workshops with instructors from a wide variety of dance styles, that culminates each night in social dances, where different dance styles meld together.
More info about workshops and instructors to be announced.
20thI Heart Balboa
I Heart Balboa
City: Richmond, Virginia
Yep, that's right: it's a Balboa exchange! No group classes, just 3 days of non-stop Balboa social dancing, featuring 2 nights of live music from Keenan McKenzie & the Riffers.
Private Lessons available from: Bobby White, Nelle Cherry, Jennifer Barnett, Dee Mathews, Chelsea & David Lee, Annabel & Michael Quisao
Bands: Keenan McKenzie & the Riffers
10thEuropean Micro Fantastia
European Micro Fantastia
Save the date, European Micro Fantasia is back, and this year, it's going to be in Berlin, Germany!
European Micro Fantasia: the first European dance event fully devoted to Micro Fusion. Going back to its original format as a festival with classes during the day and parties at night.
We have a stunning line-up of great teachers and stunning venues!
17thHot Jazz Jamboree
AuroraLindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Other
Hot Jazz Jamboree
Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Other
A weekend of workshops, competitions, performances, and social dancing to Live Music all under one roof at the glorious Gaylord Rockies Resort just steps from the Denver International Airport!
17thPittStop Lindy Hop
Pittsburgh, PABlues, Lindy
PittStop Lindy Hop
City: Pittsburgh, PA
Dances: Blues, Lindy
Gordon Webster is coming back to PittStop! Plus Chelsea Reed and Fair Weather Five with grace us with both swing and blues sets! Plus, we have [local] legend Paul Cosentino and the Boilermaker Jazz Band continue his streak of playing at every single PittStop!
Lindy Hop afternoons and evenings, with Blues late nights (we are on the hunt for a laten night venue with 2 spaces, so our fingers are crossed that we will have lindy hop all night, too!
Bands: Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five, Gordon Webster, Paul Cosentino and the Boilermaker Jazz Band
Horn, NÖ (close to Vienna)Fusion
City: Horn, NÖ (close to Vienna), Austria
We envision a space where social partner dancers come together as social partner dancers first and then dancers of a style, to recognize that there is one language of social partner dancing and we chose whether or not to dance dialects of that language.
📍 Quick overview
- 3 party nights on 2 dance floors + a pre-party and after-party on November 23rd and 27th respectively, after-party in Vienna
- 4 days of workshops of international teachers of different dance style backgrounds
- music of different genres
*More info on Facebook and Website*
We are honored to be bringing together instructors from all different types of social partner dancing styles that align with our vision.
All of our amazing instructors have some sort of fusion/freestyle aspect to their dancing and will only teach technique, musicality, or connection-oriented classes at Dance Blender, no pattern/choreo based classes will happen.
These awesome instructors are:
🔹Gui Prada, for zouk also with tango, and Brazilian ballroom backgrounds (https://www.youtube.com/@guilhermeprada )
🔹 Alain and Flouer, for blues also with tango, zouk, and fusion backgrounds (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmmDZ9ovZjw )
🔹 Arnaldes and Bri, for bachata also with kizomba, and zouk backgrounds (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQdLCjnHGfg )
🔹Jenni Schmitz with a bellydancing, zouk, many partner/solo dances, improvisation, conscious dance/mindful movement, Transnational fusion background, and somatic/dance therapy background
(partner: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yevputGFgbE , Solo: https://youtu.be/uvkbXaCwWIk )
🔹Dotty for Salsa and Contact Improv also with a zouk background and the founder of ConSla (Salsa: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mB_XwsMM_rU , Zouk Contemporary:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8U4AEcoQJ-c )
🔹Yera and Leonilde, for Contemporary and contact Improv also with sala, and hip hop backgrounds (https://www.instagram.com/yerandleonilde/ )
🔹Jessica and Christopher, for fusion also with urban-kizz, zouk and tango backgrounds (https://www.facebook.com/DanceTheoryWorld/videos/164188343080159/ )
🔹Jesica Cutler, also with blues and zouk backgrounds (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmcQUkac4zo )
🔹 With more to come!
*More info on Facebook and Website*
We have looked far and wide for the perfect DJs and musicians to be part of Dance Blender. All of them are versatile in what they play and are ready to have the music dance your socks off, for over 20 hours of parties across two rooms!
We will be having two rooms during the main party with changing themes every hour throughout the night. These themes are dance style agnostic and the majority of the music played will not be of a particular dance style, more details to come.
*More info on Facebook and Website*