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The Piedmont Swing Dance Society, Inc. (PSDS) is a nonprofit, volunteer organization dedicated to the promotion of all forms of Swing dance in the Piedmont/Triad area of North Carolina including Greensboro, High Point, and Winston-Salem.
PSDS sponsors two dances every month:
2nd Saturday @ The Vintage Theater in Winston-Salem.
4th Saturday @ The Greensboro Shrine Club in Greensboro.
An Introductory Jitterbug lesson is included at every dance with the price of admission. No partner or experience is required for the lesson. We are currently also offering a Beginning Lindy Hop lesson during the Jitterbug lesson which is an additional $5 dollars.
Doors open at 7pm
Lessons start at 7:30pm
Band plays from 8:30pm-11:;30pm
In addition to dances, PSDS sponsors weekend workshops each Spring and Fall. Learn from world famous instructors such as Ryan & Jenny, Marcus & Bärbl, and many others!
PSDS Balboa Workshop with Chris & Holly Owens Sept. 27-28
Saturday venue - Greensboro Shrine Club: 5010 High Point Rd. Greensboro, NC
Sunday venue - The Guilford Grange: 4909 Guilford School Rd. Greensboro, NC
Saturday (at Shrine Club)
10:00-11:00 Balboa I- Starting from Scratch
11:15-12:15 Balboa II- Toss-outs!
1:45-2:45 Balboa III- More Toss-outs!
3:00-4:00 Balboa IV- More Bal-Swing- Swivels & Cross Breaks
Sunday (at Grange)
10:00-11:00 Balboa V- Even More Bal-Swing
11:15-12:15 Balboa VI- Advanced Pure-Bal
1:45-2:45 Balboa VII- Balboa Dreaminess
3:00-4:00 Balboa VIII- Cool Combos
DESCRIPTION of Classes
1. Balboa I: Starting from scratch
We’ll be learning the basic and get introduced to some ad-lib steps as we get a feel for the mechanics and rhythm
2. Balboa II: Toss-outs!
We’ll start to get introduced to Bal-Swing and toss-outs
3. Balboa III: More Toss-outs!
We’ll continue on to making sure we have a good grounding in this core Balboa move and start to explore toss-out variations
4. Balboa IV: More Bal-Swing
We’ll start to explore more core Bal-Swing moves such as Swivels and Cross-Breaks
5. Balboa V: Even more Bal-Swing
Quick recaps of Bal-Swing moves and how to start tying them together
6. Balboa VI: Advanced Pure-Bal
Focusing on technique and more Pure-Bal moves
7. Balboa VII: Focus on technique and reinforce your overall Balboa dreaminess
8. Balboa VII: Cool combos
Member Pricing / Non-Member Pricing
Full Wkshp $65/$75
1 day $35/$45
Per Class $10/$15
Pay at the door, local check with ID are fine.
Make checks out to PSDS.
Looking forward to seeing you all!