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Friday, Mar 16, 2018 • Workin the Westie • Not a SDLI Event

Posted by Tom on 03/12/2018 • Permalink


“Workin the Westie”

Advancing student’s perspective for learning WCS faster

Add PIZZAZZ TO YOUR West Coast Swing:

Embellish, Hi-Jack, Groove & Play

90 minute Workshops followed by 2 hour of WCS & Hustle crossover music

ENDORSED by World Renowned WCS Super Star JOHN LINDO!

Brought to you by Pro Teacher’s Lou Brockman & Donna DeSimone:

Workshop 1: Taught by Lou Brockman & Assisted by Lynne Gambone

These workshops will focus on these topics: Hi-Jacking, grooving from 3 moves, Anchor variations & adding style into your basics, an exploration of Styling Ronde’s, Sophisticated Moves that are easy to implement including Turtle Ducks. For example: How does a follower find opportunity to Hi-Jack, convey this to Leader & return the lead to the leader? & more..

Workshop 2: Taught by Donna DeSimone & Assisted by Ronnie Pruitt

Welcome to West Coast Swing for Newcomers: Learn the basic steps: Sugar push, Sugar Tuck, Side passes (including turns) Whips & how to smoothly link them into simple and sophisticated patterns. Infuse creative thinking into your West Coast Swing.


Friday March 16th: 7:00pm-8:30pm Workshops, Dance 8:30pm-10:30pm

Sunday April 22nd & May 6th: Workshops 6:00pm-7:30pm, Dance 7:30pm-9:30pm

Location: Sons of Italy: 2075 Deer Park Ave, Deer Park NY…Cash Bar

Workshop Only: $20, Workshop & Dance $25, Dance Only $10

Contact Donna: Call or Text 516 375-8498 or

Organizer: This is not a Swing Dance Long Island Event (Not a SDLI Event)

The listed event is NOT sponsored by Swing Dance Long Island, Inc. This event was thought to be of interest to our SDLI’s members. Before traveling, always verify the event information directly with the organizer’s website, since things change and events do get canceled.

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