WCS in June

1) Tuesday teaching lineup:
7:30-8:15pm Crafting your WCS, with Sarah and CJ
8:15-9:00pm Basics, with May and Lauren
8:15-9:00pm Patterns, with Amanda and Brad

As always, dance party from 9 till 10:30pm
 

2) First Friday dance will be held on June 2nd. If you bring a beginner to this dance, you will both get in for free (if you bring more than one beginner, everyone will get in for free). There will still be a practica from 8-9pm and the beginner lesson will take place from 815-9pm.
 

3) The third Saturday dance will be held on June 17th with DJ Katie Fallon from 8-11pm following Lori and Ryan’s workshops.

4) Lori and Ryan Workshops – June 17, 2017
 

2:30-3:30pm: Styling for everyone!
3:45-4:45pm: Communicating through partnership
4:45pm-7pm: Dinner Break
7-8pm: Music guides your movement
8-11pm: Dance party with Dj Katie Fallon

Private lesson slots are limited. To schedule, please contact Lauren@pghwcs.com

WCS in January

1) Tuesday teaching lineup:

7:30-8:15pm Crafting your WCS, with special guest instructor, Stephanie McHenry!!
8:15-9:00pm Basics, with Lauren and May
8:15-9:00pm Patterns, with Amanda and CJ

As always, dance party from 9 till 10:30pm

2) First Friday dance will be held on January 6, 2017 There will be a practica from 8-9pm and the dance from 9pm-11pm. The theme is Flashback Friday, Through the Decades. Come represent your favorite decade at our Flashback Friday dance! There’s going to be a costume contest, sweet jams and yummy treats as we celebrate the new year!

We will also be raffling off not one but TWO weekend workshop passes. One for the Moy’s WCS/Zouk workshops and the other for… wait for it…. Jennifer DeLuca workshops… in Pittsburgh!!!!!!!! She will be here April 7-9th and teaching workshops on the 8th.

3) The third Saturday dance will be held on January 21, 2017 from 830pm-1130pm following WCS and Zouk workshops by Chris and Melissa Moy! Registration information is at the bottom of this email.

Workshop Schedule
1:30-2:30pm- Let the Music Guide your Movements
*Identifying and understanding the pulse and rhythms in West Coast Swing and adding variety to footwork. Participants will put the movements in motion with material that can be applied by yourself or within a partnership.
2:45-3:45pm- Shaping Mechanics in WCS
*Understanding shaping movements and concepts within West Coast Swing. We will focus on concepts of solo and partner movements, shaping the slot, and keeping the character of West Coast Swing
3:45-6:30pm- Dinner Break
6:30-7:30pm- Zouk 101: Zouk Basics
7:30-830pm- Zouk 102: Beyond the Basics

WCS in November

1) Tuesday teaching lineup:

7:30-8:15pm Crafting your WCS, with Amanda and Randy
8:15-9:00pm Basics, with May and CJ
8:15-9:00pm Patterns, with Anna and Aaron

As always, dance party from 9 till 10:30pm
*If you show your voter receipt at the door on November 8th, you will get into classes/dance for free.

2) First Friday dance will be held on November 4, 2016. There will be a practica from 8-9pm and the dance from 9pm-11pm. If needed there will be a beginner lesson from 815-9pm. The theme for the evening will be “I Mustache You To Dance”.

3) The third Saturday dance will be held on November 19, 2016 from 8pm-11pm.

WCS in September

1) Tuesday teaching lineup:

7:30-8:15pm Crafting your WCS, with Lauren and Aaron
8:15-9:00pm Basics, with May and CJ
8:15-9:00pm Patterns, with Amanda and Randy

As always, dance party from 9 till 10:30pm

2) First Friday dance will be held tonight, September 2, 2016 There will be a practica from 8-9pm and the dance from 9pm-11pm.

3) The third Saturday dance will be held on September 17, 2016 from 8pm-11pm. The theme of this dance will be BYOB, Bring your own Beginner! Bring someone who has never been to PGHWCS, and you both get in for free!

WCS in August

Hey Westies!!
Here is what’s going on in August!
1) Tuesday teaching lineup:
7:30-8:15pm Technique and Invitational, with Lauren and Randy
8:15-9:00pm Basics, with Lauren and Alicia
8:15-9:00pm Patterns, with May and Aaron
As always, dance party from 9 till 10:30pm

2) First Friday dance will be held on August 5, 2016. The theme is “The Great Bake Off”. Make your favorite dessert and register it when you get to the studio. Everyone will try the desserts, and vote for their favorite. The prize for the winner will be free entry into the September weekend dances!  
  • There will be a practica from 8-9pm and the dance will be from 9pm-11pm.
  • We will also be holding a beginner lesson from 8-830pm.
3) The third Saturday dance will be held on August 20, 2016 from 8pm-11pm. Again, we will be holding a beginner lesson from 8-830pm.

WCS in July

1) Tuesday teaching lineup:
7:30-8:15pm Technique, with Amanda and Frank
7:30-8:15pm Invitational, with May and Randy
8:15-9:00pm Basics, with May and Frank
8:15-9:00pm Patterns, with Lauren and CJ
As always, dance party from 9 till 10:30pm

2) For the first Friday dance, we will be celebrating our 9th Anniversary as PghWCS. The Dance will be held on July 1, 2016 and it will be FREE as a small token of our appreciation to you! There will be no practica, however, there will be International Flash Mob practice from 8-9pm. The dance will run from 8pm-???
3) The third Saturday dance will be held on July 16, 2015 from 8pm-??

 

Dancing on Tuesdays

Every Tuesday night we offer several group classes followed by social dancing.

7:30pm – Group Classes
  • Technique & Skills
  • Invitational
8:15pm – Group Classes
  • Basics
  • Patterns
9-10:30pm – Social Dancing

Monthly Dance Parties

We have two additional nights of dancing each month. They are held on the 1st Friday and 3rd Saturday of each month.

First Friday

  • 8-11pm – Dance Party

Third Saturday

  • 8-11pm – Dance Party

Jennifer DeLuca Workshops

Jen will be in Pittsburgh August 14th-16th and will be teaching workshops on August 15th!

Workshops
1:30 – 2:30pm Workshop 1: Movement
2:40 – 3:40pm Workshop 2: Swag Academy (Styling)
3:50 – 4:50pm Workshop 3: Quality Control (technique)
7:00 – 8:00pm Workshop 4: Anchors Away

Pre-register here

She will be available for private lessons through the weekend. If you’re interested in booking one, please email lauren@pghwcs.com

Jennifer began dancing at the age of 5 in ballet and jazz. At age 12 she was invited into a college level ballroom team then found her deepest passion with West Coast Swing at age 15. She began teaching world wide and competing on the NASDE circuit at 21 while juggling her home based business, Floor On Fire. A company she owned and ran, teaching dance at local timeshare properties for vacationing guests in Orlando, Fl. A few years later she decided she wanted to take her passion for swing to the next level and began teaching full time. She’s had the opportunity to partner with some of the most elite swing dancers in the world for which she is ever grateful for. In 2013, Jennifer combined creative forces with Ben Morris and compete with a hip hop infused swing routine which brought about a new energy and musicality to the dance.

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