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THU 15KICK-OFF DANCE
6:30 –11:00 pm
Sundance Saloon
550 Barneveld Ave.

FRI 16WELCOME DANCE
7:30 pm –1:00 am
Holiday Inn
1500 Van Ness Ave.

SAT 17HOEDOWN 2015
7:30 pm –1:00 am
Regency Ballroom
1300 Van Ness Ave.

SUN 18STOMPEDE BALL
5:00 –11:00 pm
Sundance Saloon
550 Barneveld Ave.

DANCE WORKSHOPS
FRI 1:00 – 6:00 pm
SAT 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
SUN 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Holiday Inn
1500 Van Ness Ave.

Workshop Schedule

Here is the first draft of our dance workshop schedule! This schedule is highly subject to change. We'll add more information as it becomes more firm, including instructor names and line dances.


FRIDAY DANCE WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
OCT 16 Ballroom Redwood Gold Rush A Gold Rush B
1:00 pm –
2:00 pm
SF Line Dances
     
2:15 pm –
3:15 pm
Int Prog-style 2-step
QQSS for SSQQers
3:30 pm –
4:30 pm
Int SF-style 2-step
SSQQ for QQSSers
Beg SF-style 2-step Line Dances
4:45 pm –
5:45 pm
Adv SF-style 2-step
SSQQ for QQSSers
Beg Waltz Line Dances

NOTES:
• Progressive-Style 2-Step refers to the QQSS style of two-step (i.e. starting on the "quick" step) most commonly seen in the US, but not generally practiced in LGBT clubs in California. We encourage those accustomed to the SSQQ "San Francisco" style of two-step to learn this style for easier dancing with our visitors.
• SF-Style 2-Step refers to the SSQQ style of two-step (i.e. starting on the "slow" step) more common in the western US, incorporating moves that have a swing feel to them. Visitors accustomed to the QQSS or "progressive" style of two-step are especially encouraged to learn this style for easier mingling with the natives.

SATURDAY DANCE WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
OCT 17 Ballroom Redwood Gold Rush A Gold Rush B
10:00 am –
11:00 am
Beg WCS
Int Single-Step ECS Line Dances Beg SF-style 2-step
11:00 am –
12:15 pm
Beg-Plus WCS Int Prog-style 2-step
Line Dances Beg-Plus SF 2-Step
12:15 pm –
1:30 pm
LUNCH BREAK
1:30 pm –
2:30 pm
Beg-Int Shadow Int Waltz Line Dances Beg Waltz
2:45 pm –
3:45 pm
Int WCS Adv Prog 2-Step Line Dance 101 Beg-Plus Waltz

NOTES:
• Progressive and SF-Style 2-Step - see Friday's notes.
• East Coast Swing can have a triple-step, double-step, or single-step beat. Single-step is used with the fast style of ECS dancing commonly seen in San Francisco, while triple-step is more standard. Workshop are triple-step unless otherwise indicated.

SUNDAY DANCE WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
OCT 18 Ballroom Redwood Gold Rush A Gold Rush B
9:00 am –
11:00 am
BUFFET BRUNCH
11:00 am –
12:00 noon
Int SF-style 2-step
Int Prog-style 2-step Line Dances Adv ECS
12:15 pm –
1:15 pm
Adv SF-style 2-step Int Turn Techniques
Line Dances Beg Night-Club
1:30 pm –
2:30 pm
Int WCS Adv Waltz Line Dances Beg ECS
2:45 pm –
3:45 pm
Adv WCS Int Lead-Follow
Techniques
Intro to Clogging Int Night-Club

NOTES:
• Brunch. This year we offer a fabulous buffet brunch feast of eggs, breakfast meats, french toast, fruit, coffee and tea, and all the usual breakfast fixin's. You must reserve in advance.
• Progressive and SF-Style 2-Step - see Friday's notes
• Intermediate Turn Techniques teaches the fundamentals for successful turns for both leaders and followers. Learn to spot, stay on center, and maintain the rhythm.
• Intermediate Lead-Follow Techniques focuses on leader and follower interactions: how a leader signals, how a follower interprets those signals, and how both work in partnership in two-step and waltz.