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Shine Dance Studio

Boogie Woogie Workshops

Workshops open to anyone who is curious and wants to try Boogie Woogie! Don't miss the limited number of places for workshops suitable for all levels, whether paired or solo, including those with no previous dance experience. Program details and fee information are in the explanations.

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Boogie Woogie Workshops
Boogie Woogie Workshops

Time & Location

07 Jan 2023, 12:00 – 08 Jan 2023, 16:00

Shine Dance Studio, Remzi Oğuz Arık Mahallesi, Kavaklıdere, Tunisia Cd. 46/3, 06680 Cankaya/Ankara, Turkey

About the event

Workshops open to anyone who is curious and wants to try Boogie Woogie! Don't miss the limited number of places for workshops suitable for all levels, whether paired or solo, including those with no previous dance experience. 

Program:

January 7

12:00 - 13:15 Solo Workshop (Open & Up Level) 

13:30 - 14:45 Foundations - Steps & Connection (Open & Up Level)

January 8

12:00 - 13:15 Turns & Variations (Open & Up Level)

13:30 - 14:45 Footwork variations (Up Level)

15:00 - 16:00 Playfulness Workshop (Up Level)

18:00 - 20:00 Free practice session for workshop participants 

Open Level:Public level. Anyone can participate, from those who have no dance experience before to experienced dancers who want to strengthen their foundations.

Up Level:For those who have taken, practiced and want to improve on basic step and connection lessons. Anyone who wants to add various figures and techniques on top of these basics in the lessons can participate.

All workshops contain both practical and theoretical knowledge.

You can view detailed information about the fees of the workshops and the discounted prices in the combined & weekend packages on the registration form.

Our guest trainers:

Rain Ozdemir

Yağmur started Lindy Hop in 2017 and started Lindy Hop and Solo Jazz instructor in 2019. As a yoga instructor, Yağmur cares a lot about people dancing with awareness and how they feel while dancing. In 2021, thanks to Kaan, he met Boogie Woogie and loved this dance so much, Yağmur later came 3rd in the Open J&J competition at the Boogie Explosion festival in Athens. Later, she took group lessons and private lessons from various teachers at Boogiefeet's festival in Norway. Now she gives Boogie Woogie lessons with Kaan at BoogiEst Dance Studio in Istanbul.

Kaan Ozdemir

Kaan, who started break dancing at the age of 13, continued during his high school years. She learned Latin dances while at university and then took dance training for 1 year in Anadolu Ateşi Dance Ensemble. She met Lindy Hop during her master's degree and in 2017 she started taking Lindy Hop classes as an instructor. In the same year, he became interested in Boogie Woogie. Kaan, who first learned the Killer Boogie routine, shared it with his surroundings. As of 2018, Boogie became more interested in Woogie dance and took care to improve himself by going to festivals abroad. During the pandemic, she both gave online lessons and took online private lessons from the best trainers in Europe. Kaan, who has many competition degrees, is currently teaching Boogie Woogie lessons at BoogiEast Dance Studio, Turkey's first Boogie Woogie dance studio in Istanbul.

Schedule


  • 1 hour 10 minutes

    Solo Workshop (Open & Up Level)

    Shine Dans Stüdyosu

  • 1 hour 10 minutes

    Foundations - Steps & Connection (Open & Up Level)

    Shine Dans Stüdyosu
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