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Mit unserem neuen Swing Planer hast du die wichtigsten Events des Jahres schon jetzt im Blick – in einer übersichtlichen Timeline-Ansicht.
Für eine detaillierte Ansicht schau am besten in unseren Swing Kalender.
Registration opening day Tue, 21 November 2017, 18:00
If you are up for a full week of intense training with lots of attention from the instructors
THIS IS THE CAMP FOR YOU!
Join us in the mountains of Ardèche France, and bring altitude into your dancing. SwingSummit is an intensive dance camp, designed to give you the ultimate learning experience and to make a real change in your dancing. This is how:
Lindy Hop – Spin the Baby with Marie Voigt & Florian Klein, Saturday 21-07-2018, 17:00 – 19:00
How to combine different spin and turn techniques in a little fun routine
Marie already started dancing when she was 6 years old. Dancing for more than 10 years regularly ballet, also tasting Hip Hop, Jazz dance and Tango she could build up an excellent knowledge about body control and awareness. When she finally met Lindy Hop in 2012, it was love at first sight. Since then, she attended as many workshops, privates, classes and competitions as possible and finally started teaching 2013 regularly classes in Lindy Hop and authentic Jazz for the Dresden Hepcats and on local and international Workshops. The combination of her long dance experience and the passion for Swing dance and its rhythm is making every class enjoyable for everybody. Florian began learning Lindy Hop because he loved music and was willing to learn the proper movements. Therefore, he was keen to keep to the musicality of the songs. He had fun from the very beginning and did not so much care about how perfect his posture was or how to show the fanciest moves. Instead, he just wanted to enjoy the dance itself and make his partner smile. Still, it is not only fun that matters. Dancing to music requires fundamentals and skills. Before starting to dance, Florian worked as a musician, which may now help him better connect the two art forms. At present, he enjoys traveling to workshops all over Europe with the aim to learn, teach, compete and dance until dawn.
July 21, 2018 - July 21, 2018
Summer in Berlin 2018 Week4 – Tuesday
Musicians & Musicality with Marmalade Swing Band & Ananda, Tuesday 31.7.2018
Take a journey of musicality with the musicians Daniel, Sofiane and Malte and it will open your eyes and ears ;-)
Born in Paris 1987. After he studied Jazz – Gutiar – in Paris at ARPEGE, he started as a professional musician in Berlin in 2006.
He fell in love playing alto saxophone and toured in the USA, Brasilia… Besides of many projects in Berlin he plays gigs with his Swing Band The Swingbop’ers at popular Swing Events.
He was born in Paris, and experienced music with brasilian capoeira rhythm, where he plaied pandeiro. By the age of 17 he got inspired by Jimi Hendrix and startet E-guitar. Two years later he found the music of Django Reinhardt and Charlie Parker. Because of Charlie Parker he started palying alto saxophone. He was very active in the Jazzscen of Paris. Since 2013 he has many gigs all over the world. Today he plays guitar, saxphone, flute, double bass and clarinette.
He studied at the UdK Berlin / Jazz Insittut Berlin. Since then he is very active in Berlin with playing gigs with the double bass and E-bass. His field of expertise is the traditional styles such as jazz and swing of the 30s. He also keeps playing styles of modern jazz until the 1960s.
July 24, 2018 - July 24, 2018
Summer in Berlin 2018 Week 3 – Saturday Workshop
Tap Dance with TAP KAT, Saturday, 28-7-2018, 17:00 – 19:00
You will learn some basics and a routine with which you can practice on your further tap skills – for total beginner and tap dancers with some previous knowledge, for andvanced tap dancer Tap Kat will give you some extra challenge :-)
-> Tap shoes are not mandatory, but shoes with hard soles are efficient.
Katrin ´Tap Kat´ is a professional tap dancer with body and soul. Her dance style is full of love to
the groove, love to the movement and love to creativity.
Katrin started to learn Tap-, Jazzdance and Ballet in Berlin when she was 12 ys old and developed
her skills in Workshops and classes all over the world (Berlin, London, New York, Barcelona).
Her first techers were Morris Perry and Pascal Hulin, further more important teachers were
Tobias Tak (London), Andreas Dänel (Lörrach) and Heather Cornell (New York).
Katrin was a member of the `Berlin Dizzy Tappers` and travelled with tour productions like „Magic
Of The Dance“, „Dancing Feet“ and „Rhythm, Drum and Dance“ through Europe. As an ensemble
member of Sebastian Webers „Tap Royal“ and as a part of the „Solegrils“ she performs at events
and shows in the whole of Germany. She was part of the production „Groove Journals“, which
won the Bewegungskunstpreis.
Katrin shared the stage with international known tap dancers like Sebastian Weber, Josh
Hilberman, Kurt und Klaus, Thomas Marek, Andreas Dänel and Max Pollack.
July 28, 2018 - July 28, 2018
Summer in Berlin 2018 Week 5- Saturday
Contemporary exploration & contact play with Shannon, Saturday 4.8.2018, 17:00 – 19:00
This class draws upon Shannon’s experience working with gaga, partnering and improvisation techniques. Through various tasks we will increase our body awareness, challenge our mind, and explore new physical sensations. We will explore different ways to listen and interact with a partner, a group, and with the space. Building upon the partnering skills of lindy hop we will work with leading and following, sharing weight, spatial awareness, musicality, reacting and interacting with our physical environment, and embodying and translating movement. We will utilize music, groove, and memory as a gateway to access our joy to move.
In the workshop we will break down common swing moves and positions, and work on how we can most efficiently make these shapes with our bodies, working on some exercises that can be used to improve and strengthen our bodies and their ability to find and use these positions.
Lucy has danced ballet for 20+ years, and comes to class not just with her passion for ballet but also movement. A trained physiotherapist and Pilates instructor, Lucy has worked extensively with dancers and movers from beginner ballet students to professional contemporary dance artists, opera singers, actors and music theatre companies. She utilises her knowledge as a dance physiotherapist and pilates instructor to teach with the body in mind and movement as medicine.
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