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TEACHING SCHEDULE 2018

Feb 11 (Mercer Island, WA):  "Swing, Sip, & Screen", Blues Connections Workshop & movie preview, Mercer Island JCC, Instructor

Feb 16 (Mercer Island, WA):  "Mercer Island Arts Counsel Community Dance - Live Swing & Blues Music, VFW Hall, Pre-Dance Lesson with Ari

Apr 8-15 (Chacala, Mexico):  "Mexico Dance Adventure Retreat" Coordinator, Instructor

Apr 19-23 (Anchorage, AK):   "Anchorage Rolls Up The Rug", Instructor

Apr 27-29 (New Orleans, LA):  New Orleans "Jazz Fest", Pre-Cruise Weekend

Apr 29-May 6 (New Orleans, LA):  Caribbean Dance Cruise & "All That Jazz", co-hosting with The Rockin' Horse Barn

May 25-28 (Seattle, WA):  Northwest Folklife Festival, Instructor

June 1-3 (Whidbey Island, WA)  "Heart Sound Fusion", Co-director, Instructor

June 8-11 (Seattle, WA):  Waltz Fest NW, Organizer, Instructor

June 11-14 (Seattle, WA):  "Seattle Sampler" Dance Week, Organizer, Instructor

June 15-17 (Harrison Hot Springs, B.C):  Dance & Spa Retreat: "Unlock Your Dance Potential".  Director, Instructor, with special guest, Sharon Sebo

June 18-24 (Dayton, OH):  Dayton Historic Dance Week, Instructor, DJ

June 30  (Lake Chelan, WA):  "Lake Chelan Workshops", Instructor 

July 7-8  (Ashland, OR):  "Ashland Rolls Up The Rug", Instructor

July 13-15 (Veneta, OR):  Oregon Country Fair, Instructor, DJ

July 20-22 (Port Townsend, WA):  "Fusion Inclusion",  Recess Instructor, DJ

July 28 (Tacoma, WA):  Ballroom Dance Night Instructor, Swing Class

Aug 19-26 (Fort Flagler, WA):  "Dance Camp NW", Instructor, DJ

Aug TBA (Seattle, WA):  "Swing, Sip, & Screen", Mercer Island JCC, Instructor

Sept 7-9  (Lake Chelan, WA):  "Lake Chelan Workshop", Instructor 

Oct 20  (Lake Chelan, WA):  "Lake Chelan Workshop", Instructor 

Oct 27-Nov 4 (Kona & Hilo, HI, Canada)  "Hawaii Dance Adventure", Organizer, Instructor. It's a create your own dance adventure week on Hawaii!  CLICK HERE for full details and registration. 

Nov 5-8 (San Diego, CA):  Exponential Medicine, Faculty, Instructor, MEDy Award facilitator. Experiential Wellness & Dance.

Nov 29-Dec 2 (Glenwood Springs, CO):  "Glenwood Springs Rolls Up The Rug", Workshop & Spa Weekend

Dec 30 (Seattle, WA):  "New Year's Eve Eve Party" with Ari & Tony:  Join us on the eve before the eve at China Harbor for a fabulous 2108 send-off!  Details pending...


===== For 2019 (Mark Your Calendars)=====


Feb, 2019:  Europe Dance Tour, "Waltz Week in Vienna" Tentative Schedule (Details pending)

  • Feb 15-17, or Feb 23-24, 2019 (Munich, Germany):  "Munich Rolls Up the Rug" ballroom, swing, and blues fusion workshops with Ari.  Dates & details pending...
  • Feb 15-17, or Feb 23-24, 2019 (Vienna, Austria):  "Snowball Blues Weekend" with Ari & Christine.  2019 dates and details pending...
  • Feb 17-22, 2019 (Vienna, Austria):  "Waltz Week in Vienna" (with optional pre-camp dance blues weekend, and post-camp swing workshops and festivals in Prague & Munich).  CLICK HERE full details and registration.
  • Feb 23-27, 2019 (Prague, Czechoslovakia):  Shag & Swing workshops.   Details Pending
  • Feb 28-Mar 3, 2019 (Munich, Germany):  "Rock That Swing Festival" -- Join us for Europe's largest swing dance festival and party, with top instructors and bands, and featuring workshops and dances in all kinds of swing!   CLICK HERE for details and registration

March 10-17, 2019 (Sun-Sun):  Mexico Dance Week (tentative dates) & Chacala Music & Arts Festival

Aug 3-10, 2019 (Sat-Sat):  Pinewoods Dance Camp (Plymouth, MA):  Instructor, DJ.  Details pending

Aug 23-25, 2019 (Fri-Sun):  Casa Silverton Dance Stampede (New Denver, B.C.):  Instructor, DJ.  Details pending


TEACHING SCHEDULE 2017

Jan 28 (Mercer Island, WA):  "Mercer Island Arts Counsel Community Dance - Live Music with Casey McGill", Pre-Dance Lesson with Ari

Feb 18-20 (Harrison Hot Springs, B.C):  Dance & Spa Retreat: "Unlock Your Dance Potential".  Director, Instructor

Feb 24-26 (Seattle, WA):  Emily Webb Workshop

Mar 3-5 (Mauii, HI):  Kihei "Rolls Up The Rug", Private Workshop Event  

Apr 1-8 (Chacala, Mexico):  "Mexico Dance Adventure Retreat" Coordinator, Instructor

Apr 21-23 (Mansfield, MA):  NEFFA, "New England Folk Festival", Instructor

April 29 (Olympia, WA):  Olympia "Rolls Up The Rug" Dance Workshop Instructor, DJ

May 12-15 (Anchorage, AK):  "Anchorage Rolls Up The Rug", Instructor

May 19-21 (Whidbey Island, WA)  "Heart Sound Fusion", Co-director, Instructor

May 26-29 (Seattle, WA):  Northwest Folklife Festival, Instructor

Jun 9-12 (Seattle, WA):  Waltz Fest NW, Organizer, Instructor

Jun 9-July 20 (European Tour):  

June 12-28 (Spain):  Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Granada

June 29-July 9 (Costa Brava, France, & Italy): Le Escala, Cannes, Cinquterra, Sienna, Sorento, Amalfi, Rome

July 10-July 20 (Italy, Greece, Mediterranean):  Rome, Florence, Cagliari, Crete, Athens, Santorini, Olympia, Malta, Sicily, Naples

Jul 21-23 (Port Townsend, WA):  "Fusion Inclusion",  Recess Instructor, DJ

Aug 13-16 (Chelan, WA):  "Lake Chelan Rolls Up The Rug"

Aug 19-23 (Fort Flagler, WA):  "Dance Camp NW", Instructor, DJ

Aug 26 (Seattle, WA):  "Swing, Sip, & Screen", Mercer Island JCC, Instructor

Sept 3, 10 (Seattle, WA):  "Om Fusion", Instructor, DJ

Sept 29-Oct 1 (Seattle, WA):  "Seattle Fusion Festival (SFF)", Instructor

Oct 5 (Rifle, CO):  Colorado "Dances With Horses"Workshop

Oct 6-8 (Glenwood Springs, CO):  "Glenwood Springs Rolls Up The Rug", Workshop & Spa Weekend

Oct 13-15 (Boston, MA)  "Boston Waltz Weekend", Instructor

Oct 15-19 (New England, Canada)  "New England Fall Colors Dance Cruise", Organizer, Instructor

Oct 20-22 (Philadelphia, PA)  Blues Muse 

Nov 5-8 (San Diego, CA):  Exponential Medicine, Faculty, Instructor, MEDy Award facilitator. Experiential Wellness & Dance.

Nov 10-13 (Eugene, OR):  "Danceable Feast" Faculty, Instructor

Nov 17-19 (Portland, OR):   "Portland Rolls Up The Rug" Instructor, DJ

Dec 1-4 (Hilo, HI):   "Hawaii Rolls Up The Rug" Instructor, DJ

 TEACHING SCHEDULE 2016

Jan 21 - March 15:  Europe Tour:  Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, Belgium, Spain, France:

Jan 21-24, 2016 (Munich, Germany):  "Munich Rolls Up the Rug" ballroom, swing, and blues fusion workshops with Ari.  Details at www.swingandthecity.com

Jan 28-31, 2016 (Vienna, Austria):  "Snowball Blues Weekend" with Ari & Christine.  Details at www.waltzweekinvienna.com

Feb 1-7, 2016 (Vienna, Austria):  "Waltz Week in Vienna" (with optional pre-camp dance blues weekend, and post-camp swing workshops and festivals in Prague & Munich) Details at www.waltzweekinvienna.com

Feb 8-11, 2016 (Prague, Czechoslovakia):  Shag & Swing "Fusion" Workshops

Feb 11-15, 2016  (Belgium):  Belgium Rolls Up The Rug [TBA]

Feb 25-29 (Seattle, WA):  Flouer Courtney Workshop Weekend - Blues, Jazz Movement, Swing, & More

Mar 3-6 (Seattle, WA):   "Emerald City Hoedown" Instructor 

Mar 10-13 (San Francisco, CA):   "Mission Fusion Extravaganza" Instructor , DJ

March 26 (Tacoma, WA):  "Tacoma Dance Extravaganza", Workshop Instructor

April 9-16 (Puerto Vallarta, Mexico):  "Mexico Dance Adventure Retreat":  Coordinator, Instructor

April 28 (Port Townsend, WA):  Special "Roll Up The Rug" Workshop: A History of 'Solo & Partnered' Musicality & Movement 

May13-15 (Seattle, WA):  Campbell Miller Workshop Weekend "Blues, Waltz, NC2S, Country 2-Step, & More"

May 26 (Port Townsend, WA):  Special "Roll Up The Rug" Workshop: "Swing Your Socks Off"

May 27-30 (Seattle, WA):  Folklife Festival, Instructor, Performer - "History of Blues Showcase" (Fri 5pm, Outdoor Dance Stage), Blues Instructor (Fri, Armory Stage 7:45, 8:45pm)

June 3-5 (New York City, NY):  "NYC Rolls Up The Rug" Workshops,  Friday Night Blues" Instructor, DJ

June 17-19 (Nanaimo, B.C):  Nanaimo Dance Camp, Instructor 

June 20 (Victoria, B.C):  "Dancing With Horses", West Coast Workshop Premier, Instructor 

June 23 (Port Townsend, WA):  Special "Roll Up The Rug" Workshop

June 25-July 1 (Badlands, SD):  "Roll Up The Rug" Workshop

July 12 (Seattle, WA):  Dancing 'Til Dusk, Instructor (Occidental Park, Seattle, WA)

July 15-24:  East Coast Tour:  New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland  (Details TBA)

July 15-21 (Boston, MA):  Boston "Rolls Up The Rug", Workshops Instructor  [Details TBA]

July 15-21 (Philadelphia, PA):  Phili "Rolls Up The Rug", Workshops Instructor  [Details TBA]

July 15-21 (Baltimore, MD):  Promenade Ballroom, Instructor [Details TBA]

July 15-21 (Hartford, CT):   Hartford "Rolls Up The Rug", Workshops Instructor  [Details TBA]

July 22-24 (New York City, NY):   Nocturne Blues, Workshops

July 29-Aug 15:  Japan Tour:  

July 29-Aug 5 (Tokyo, Japan):   [Details TBA]

Aug 6 (Akita, Japan):  "Pole Lantern Festival"  [Details TBA]

Aug 7 (Aomori, Japan):  "Nebuta Festival"  [Details TBA]

Aug 12 (Kochi, Japan):  "Dance Festival"  [Details TBA]

Aug 13 (Tokashima, Japan):  "Folk Dance Festival"  [Details TBA]

Aug 19-23 (Fort Flagler, WA):  Dance Camp NW, Instructor, DJ

Aug 28-Sept 4 (Seattle <-> Alaska):  Alaska Dance Adventure Cruise: Coordinator, Instructor:  A fabulous Week of Dancing & Cruising Alaska's Inside Passage!  

Aug 30 (Juneau, AK):  Special "Roll Up The Rug" Workshop & Dance: "Salsa Blues Fusion"

Sept 3 (Victoria, BC):  Special "Roll Up The Rug" Swing Dance Night

Sept 23-25 (Piedmont, NC):  Special "Roll Up The Rug" Workshop Weekend to celebrate the Piedmont Dance Society's 16th Anniversary.  Instructor, DJ

Sept 30-Oct 3 (Glenwood Springs, CO):  Glenwood Springs "Rolls Up The Rug", Workshop Weekend

Oct 8-11 (San Diego, CA):  Exponential Medicine, Faculty, Instructor, MEDy Award facilitator. Experiential Wellness & Dance.

Oct 18 (Seattle, WA):  Om Fusion, Instructor, DJ. Learn "NC2S-Fusion" at Om Culture from 7-8pm with Ari. Then enjoy the dance from 8-11:30pm

Nov 11-14 (Eugene, OR):  "Danceable Feast" Faculty, Instructor

Nov 19 (Bremerton, WA):  Bremerton "Rolls Up The Rug" Latin-Waltz Workshop & Dance, Instructor & DJ

Nov 25-28 (Albuquerque, NM):  Albuquerque "Rolls Up The Rug", Thanksgiving Workshop Weekend, Instructor, DJ

Dec 3 (Mercer Island, WA):  JCC "Evening of Swing", Dance Instructor & DJ 

Dec 17 (Tacoma, WA):  USBDA "Tacoma Dance Extravaganza", Dance Instructor

Dec 25-29 (Kihei, HI):  Hawaii "Rolls Up The Rug", Workshop Instructor

TEACHING SCHEDULE 2015

Jan 15-20 (Glenwood Springs, CO):  Vail "Rolls Up The Rug", Workshop Weekend

Feb 12 (Port Townsend, WA):  Special "Roll Up The Rug"  NC2S Workshop

Feb 13 (Seattle, WA):  NW Dance Camp Instructor, Om Culture Workshop

Feb 14 (Tacoma, WA):  Tacoma's "Dancing With The Stars" Pro, Gala Performance Evening: pro-dancer, instructor

Mar 13-15 (Seattle, WA):  Campbell Miller Workshop Weekend "Blues, Waltz, NC2S, & More"

Mar 19-22 (Seattle, WA):   "Emerald City Hoedown" Instructor 

April 23-24 (Kona, HI):  Hilo "Rolls Up The Rug" Workshop

April 25-26 (Hilo, HI):  Kona "Rolls Up The Rug" Workshop Weekend

April 30-May 4 (Glenwood Springs, CO):  Vail "Rolls Up The Rug", Workshop Weekend

May 14 (Port Townsend, WA):  Special "Roll Up The Rug"  Salsa & Blues Workshop

May 16 (Vashon Island, WA):  3rd Saturday Vashon Island Dance, Instructor & DJ

May 22-25 (Seattle, WA):  Folklife Festival, Instructor, Performer

May 29-June 8:  East Coast Tour:  New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts 

May 29-31 (Boston, MA):  Boston "Rolls Up The Rug", Workshops Instructor

June 2-3 (Hartford, CT):   Hartford "Rolls Up The Rug", Workshops Instructor

June 4 (Rowan University, New Jersey):   Dance & Wellness Connection, Instructor

June 5 (New York City, NY):   Friday Night Blues", Instructor, DJ

June 6-7 (New York City, NY):   Stompology - Classic Swing Festival, Workshops

June 14-16 (Harrison Hot Springs, B.C):  Dance & Spa Retreat "Unlock Your Dance Potential".  Director, Instructor

June 19-22 (Nanaimo, B.C):  Nanaimo Dance Camp, Instructor 

June 23-30 (Maui, HI):  Maui "Rolls Up The Rug" Workshops

July 9 (Port Townsend, WA):  Special "Roll Up The Rug"  Swing Workshop

July 10-13 (Eugene, OR):  Oregon Country Fair, Workshops

July 30 (Seattle, WA):  Dancing 'Til Dusk, Instructor, Freeway Park

Aug 6 (Ashland, OR):  Special "NC2S" & "Swinging The Blues" workshops, at The Grove Ballroom

Aug 7 (Ashland, OR):  Guest Instructor, Friday Night Dance, at The Evergreen Ballroom

Aug 12 (Hood River, OR):  Guest Instructor, Secret Salsa Society Dance, at the White Salmon Grange

Aug 15 (Mercer Island, WA):  Instructor: "Swing, Sip, & Screen" (Stroum JCC).  An evening of dance, drinks, & desserts, followed by a screening of "Dancing in Jaffa", an amazing documentary about the power of dance to bring peace to the Middle East.  CLICK HERE for details.

Aug 16 (Seattle, WA):  "Om Fusion Dance", Workshop Instructor, DJ

Aug 21-26 (Fort Flagler, WA):  Dance Camp NW, Instructor

Aug 26 (Port Townsend, WA):  "Two Fabulous Swing Workshops" Instructor

Sept 11-23:  East Coast Tour:  New York, Maryland 

Sept 12, 2014 (Baltimore, MD):  Baltimore "Rolls Up The Rug", Promenade Ballroom, Instructor - "Adv Partnering", "Swing", & "NC2S"

Sept 13, 2014 (Baltimore, MD):  "Dancing with Horses" - A World Premier Dance Workshop Event with Ari, Emma, & the Horses, Not to be Missed!

Sept 15-16 (New York, NY):  "Two Days of Blues & Fusion Workshops" with Ari & Flouer, Instructor

Sept 17-21 (Catskills, NY):  "Jumpin' at the Woodside", Swing, Rhythm & Blues Dance Weekend at Villa Roma Resort.  Director, Instructor

Sept 27 (Seattle, WA):  "Om Fusion Dance", Workshop Instructor, DJ

Oct 2-4 (Seattle, WA):  "Seattle Fusion Festival", Instructor, DJ

Oct 15-19 (Glenwood Springs, CO):  Vail "Rolls Up The Rug", Workshop Weekend

Oct 18 (Tacoma, WA):  "Tacoma Dance Extravaganza", Workshop Instructor

Oct 24 (Tacoma, WA):  "Tacoma Ballroom Dance, Halloween Fest" Instructor

Oct 25 (Seattle, WA):  "Om Fusion Dance", Workshop Instructor, DJ

Nov 9-13 (San Diego, CA):  Exponential Medicine, Faculty, Instructor, MEDy Award facilitator & MC.

Nov 22 (Seattle, WA):  "Om Fusion Dance", Workshop Instructor, DJ

Dec 3-8 (Hilo & Kona, Hawaii):  Hilo & Kona "Roll Up The Rug" 


TEACHING SCHEDULE 2014

Jan 10-12, 2014 (Denver, CO):  "Denver Fusion Exchange" Instructor 

Jan 4, 2014 (Vashon Island, WA):  NC2S Workshop

Feb 1, 2014 (Vashon Island, WA):  NC2S Workshop

Feb 13 - March 11:  Europe Tour:  Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Croatia, Slovenia:

Feb 15-16, 2014 (Vienna, Austria):  "Snowball Blues Weekend" with Ari & Jodi.  Details at www.waltzweekinvienna.com

Feb 17-24, 2014 (Vienna, Austria):  "Waltz Week in Vienna" (with optional pre-camp dance blues weekend, and post-camp swing workshops and festivals in Prague & Munich) Details at www.waltzweekinvienna.com

Feb 25-27 (Prague, Czechoslovakia):  Shag & Swing "Fusion" Workshops

Feb 28 - March 2, 2013  (Munich, Germany):  "Rock that Swing" Festival in Munich; Blues performance

March 3-7, 2014 (Zagreb Croatia):  Zagreb "Rolls Up The Rug" dance workshops with Jump 'n Swing

March 8-10, 2014 (Ljubljana, Slovenia):  Ljubljana "Rolls Up The Rug" dance workshops

March 20-25, 2014 (Hilo & Kona, Hawaii):  Hilo & Kona "Rolls Up The Rug" 

March 28-30, 2014 (Seattle, WA):  "Emerald City Hoedown" Instructor 

April 3-10, 2014 (Kihei, Hawaii):  Kihei "Rolls Up The Rug", Instructor 

April 1, 2014 (Seattle, WA):  Swedish Hospital, "Wellness & Dance", Lecturor 

April 18-19, 2014 (White Salmon, WA):  Hood River & White Salmon "Roll Up The Rug", Instructor

April 26-27, 2014 (Portland, OR):  Portland "Rolls Up The Rug", Instructor

May 29-30, 2014 (Baltimore, MD):  Baltimore "Rolls Up The Rug", Instructor 

June 1, 2014 (Baltimore, MD):  Dance & Wellness - Cancer Survivor's Program, Anne Arundel Medical Ctr, Instructor 

June 2-3, 2014 (New York, NY):  Private Workshop, Instructor 

June 12-17, 2014 (Harrison Hot Springs, BC):  Roll Up The Rug's First International Wellness & Dance Retreat (with Ari Levitt and special guest, Richard Powers)     --SOLD OUT--

June 20-22, 2014 (Nanaimo, BC):  Nanaimo Dance Camp, Instructor 

June 23, 2014 (Port Townsend):  Port Townsend Blues Workshops, Instructor 

July 16 & 18 (Trail, BC):  "NC2S & Cross-Step Waltz int/adv Workshop", Instructor

July 24-28, 2014 (New Denver, BC):  Slocan Lake Dance Camp, Instructor

Aug 14, 2014 (Seattle, WA):  Dancing 'Til Dusk, Instructor

Aug 18, 2014 (Portland, OR):  Portland "Rolls Up The Rug", NC2S & Swing Workshop Instructor

Aug 19, 2014 (Hood River, OR):  Blues Workshop, Instructor

Aug 20, 2014 (White Salmon, WA):  White Salmon Salsa Society, Latin Fusion Workshop

Aug 24-31, 2014 (Alaska Dance Cruise):  Inside Passage, Private Event

Aug 27, 2014 (Juneau, AK):  Private Event, Dance Instructor

Sept 4, 2014 (Amherst, MA):  Amherst "NC2S Workshop", Instructor

Sept 5, 2014 (Hartford, CT):  Hartford "First Friday Swing", Instructor 

Sept 6, 2014 (Hartford, CT):  Hartford "SWING Workshops", Instructor

Sept 6, 2014 (Hartford, CT):  Hartford "WALTZ Workshops", Instructor

Sept 7, 2014 (Boston, MA):  Boston "Rolls Up The Rug", Waltz Workshops Instructor

Sept 10, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA):  "Dance, Wellness, & Spirituality" Workshop, Instructor

Sept 13, 15, 2014 (Baltimore, MD):  Baltimore "Rolls Up The Rug", Instructor

Sept 14, 2014 (Baltimore, MD):  "Dancing with Horses" - A World Premier Dance Workshop Event with Ari, Emma, & the Horses, Not to be Missed!

Sept 18-22, 2014 (Kelowna, BC):  Kelowna "Rolls Up The Rug", Instructor  

Oct 3-5, 2014 (Vail, CO):  Dance Transformation Weekend Workshop, Instructor

Oct 9, 2014 (Port Townsend, WA):  Port Townsend "Rolls Up The Rug", Instructor

Oct 19, 2014 (Tacoma, WA):  Tacoma's Grand Dance Extravaganza, Instructor

Oct 30, 2014 (Port Townsend, WA):  Halloween "Rhythm & Boo's" Workshop Instructor

Nov 9-13, 2014 (San Diego, CA):  Exponential Medicine, Faculty, Instructor, Demo Coordinator

Nov 14-17, 2014 (Dallas, TX):  Dallas Dance Weekend, Private Event

Dec 5-7, 2014 (Callicoon, NY):  Twist & Shout, Fabulous 50's Weekend, Villa Roma Catskills Resort, Guest Instructor

Dec 8-9, 2014 (New York City, NY):  Private Event, Instructor

Dec 11, 2014 (Port Townsend, WA):  Night Club 2-Step Workshop, Instructor

Dec 18-25, 2014 (Maui, HI):  Maui "Rolls Up The Rug", Instructor

 

TEACHING SCHEDULE 2013

Feb 1 (Palo Alto, CA): Friday Night Waltz, "Fusion Waltz" workshop

Feb 4-10, (Mountain View, CA):   Experiential Medicine Faculty, Wellness & Dance Workshop Instructor,  FutureMed at Singularity University (NASA Campus)

March 15-18, (Seattle, WA):  Campbell Miller Workshop, "Waltz, Blues, & Beyond" Weekend

April 5-8 (Juneau, AK):  "Juneau Rolls Up The Rug": Weekend Workshop

April 13-20 (Miami, FL)   Caribbean Cruise, Celebrity Reflection, Instructors

April 21 (Tampa, FL): Tampa "Swing & Blues" Workshops & Dance with Ari (Register Here)

May 2-6 (Hartford, CT):  "Hartford Roll's Up The Rug!" Weekend Workshops & Dances

May 24-26 (Seattle, WA):  Waltz, Blues, NC2S Instructor; Competition Judge, Emerald City Hoe-Down

May 26-27 (Seattle, WA):  Seattle "Folklife Festival!"

May 31 (Hood River, OR):  Swing & Blues Workshop & Dance 

June 1-3 (Portland, OR):  "Portland Rolls Up The Rug" Weekend Workshops & Dances

June 14-16 (Vancouver, BC): "Vancouver Rolls Up The Rug" Weekend Workshops & Dances

June 21-23 (Gabriola Isand, BC):  "Gabriola Isand Dance Camp" Instructor

June 24-July 3rd (Maui, Hawaii):  "Maui Roll's Up The Rug" Instructor

July 4-7 (Portland, OR):  "Blues & Zydeco" Waterfront Festival

July 24 (Trail, BC):  "NC2S & Cross-Step Waltz int/adv Workshop", Instructor

July 25-30 (New Denver, BC):  "Slocan Lake Dance Camp" Instructor

Aug 1 (Harrison Hot Springs, BC):  "Dining & Dancing Weekend Getaway" with Left Foot Boogie

Aug 8 (Seattle, WA):  Ari teaches "West Coast Swing & Blues fusion" at Dancing 'til Dusk

Aug 15 (Butchart Gardens, BC):  Big Band Swing & Dance Celebration, Victoria BC.

Aug 16-18 (Victoria & Sidney, BC): Ari teaches a weekend of  Group Privates and Workshops

Aug 19-21 (Port Townsend & Port Angeles, WA): Ari teaches Blues & Swing Fusion at the Seven Cedars Casino, followed by DJ'd dances, plus group privates.

Aug 24-26 (Portland OR): Ari teaches group private workshops, available for privates

Aug 31 (Olympia, WA):  Ari teaches full day of workshops, plus DJ's evening mixed dance

Sept 27-Oct 1 (Kelowna, BC): Kelowna "Rolls Up the Rug" Weekend Workshops & Dances

Nov 2-6 (San Diego, CA): Medical Faculty and Dance Wellness Instructor, Future Med Conference

Nov 18th (Seattle, WA): "Tango'd Up In Blues" Workshop, Seattle Rainier Club

Nov 25-29 (Las Vegas, NV):  Roll Up The Rug "Rolls"  Las Vegas! 

Dec 7 (Vashon Island, WA): Ari teaches & DJ's Saturday Night on Vashon Island, WA

Dec 20-21 (Palo Alto, CA): Ari teaches & DJ's Friday Night Waltz, Dicken's Fair, Gaskel Ball

Dec 24 (Seattle, WA):  "Mu Shu, Matzo Balls, & Movies" - Xmas Eve Festivus Dance, China Harbor, Seattle

Dec 31 (Seattle, WA):  "New Year's Eve Extravaganza" at China Harbor: Join us for some terrific  music, dance, champagne, appetizers, favors & fun!

 

TEACHING SCHEDULE 2012

Jan 9-Feb 20:  Europe & Middle East Tour:  Workshop and festival instructor

Jan 9-Feb 2  (Tel Aviv, Israel):  Teaching Blues, Balboa, Lindy Workshops & Classes; Special Guest to Israel's first International Blues Festival

Feb 3-10  "Waltz Week in Vienna" (Vienna, Austria):  "Waltz Week in Vienna, 2012"

Feb 11-15 (Prague, Czechoslovakia):  Blues and Swing "Fusion" Workshops

Feb 16-20  (Munich, Germany):  "Rock that Swing" Festival in Munich; Blues performance

Mar 9-12 (Palo Alto, CA):  Friday Night Waltz, "One-Step" & "Lifts & Dips" workshop

Mar 22-26 (Austin, Texas):  University of Texas - Teaching Blues, Swing, Waltz, One-Step, Fusion workshops with Campbell Miller

April 13-15 (Seattle, WA): Instructor's, Seattle Hoe-down Festival 

April 4-11 (Kihei, Hawaii):  Blues and Swing Workshops with Swing Maui

April 26-May 7:  East Coast Tour:  Wash D.C., Maryland, NYC, Philadelphia, Hartford, Boston: 

April 28th:  Davidsonville, MD:  Waltz & NC2S workshop (10am-1pm)  

April 28th:  Special Guest, The Strauss Ball.  The Spanish Ballroom @ Glen Echo Park (8pm-midnight)

April 29th:  Waltz Workshop for Mostly Waltz, Philadelphia, PA (2:15-3:30pm)

April 30th:  Special Fusion Waltz Workshop, Ambler, PA (7-9pm)

May 1st:  Group Salon: Int/Adv Waltz, Hartford, CT

May 2st:  Group Salon: Int/Adv NC2S, Hartford, CT

May 3rd:  Swing Workshop & Dance, West Hartford, CT

May 4th: Waltz Workshop, 9am-noon, Swing workshop 1pm-4pm

May 5th:  Waltz workshop & dance, Wethersfield, CT

May 25-28 (Seattle, WA):  Seattle Folklife Festival Performance

June 8-11 (Portland, OR):  Blues, Waltz, and Swing Workshops, Special Guest Instructor

June 22-25 (Gabriola Island, British Columbia):  Gabriola Island Dance Festival instructor

July 3 (Hood River, OR):  "Reds, Whites & Blues Festival", The Springhouse Winery @ the Ruins, Festival Instructor

July 4-5 (Portland, OR):  Riverfront Blues & Zydeco Festival

Aug 26-28 (Mtn Springs Resort, Leavenworth, WA):  "Waltzing in the Valley" Dance Retreat, Instructor

Oct 5-7 (Vancouver, BC): "Vancouver Rolls Up The Rug":  Waltz, WCS, NC2S, blues workshops.  Special Guest Instructor

Oct 11-15 (Ottawa, Canada):  "Ottawa Rolls Up The Rug":  Waltz, swing, NC2S, fusion workshops.  Special Guest Instructor

Oct 26-29 (Boulder, CO):  "Boulder Rolls Up The Rug":  Waltz, swing, NC2S, Blues workshops.  Special Guest Instructor

Nov 17-18 (Baltimore, MD):  "Baltimore Rolls Up The Rug":  Waltz, swing, NC2S, Blues workshops.  Special Guest Instructor

Dec 14 (Hilo, HI):  Balboa Specialty workshop. Special Guest Instructor

Dec 15-17 (Hilo, HI):  "Hawaii Rolls Up The Rug":  Waltz, swing, NC2S, Blues workshops.  Special Guest Instructor

Dec 20 (Maui, HI):  "Maui Rolls Up The Rug": Latin Blues workshops.  Special Guest Instructor

Dec 27 (Maui, HI): "Maui Rolls Up The Rug":  Tango'd Up in Blues workshops. Special Guest Instructor



LINKS TO PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS: 


  • June 17-19, 2011:  Sant Clara Dance Weekend, California (formerly "Stanford" Dance Weekend).  Click Here for  details and contact info.
    • October 20-24, 2011:  "Dance Fusion Weekend" Denver/Boulder, ColoradoClick Here for details and contact information

    • October 29-30, 2011:  Hood River/Portland, Oregon.  Click Here for details and contact information

    • December 9, 2011:  Friday Night Waltz, Palo Alto, California.  (Details coming soon)