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TEACHING SCHEDULE 2019

Feb, 2019:  Europe Dance Tour, "Waltz Week in Vienna" Tentative Schedule (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, 2019 (Prague, Czechoslovakia):  Shag & Swing workshops.  
  • Feb 24-28, 2019 (Munich, Germany):  "Munich Rolls Up the Rug" Lindy-Hop, Waltz, Balboa, & Fusion workshops with Ari & Christine.  Details at www.swingandthecity.com 
  • 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 16-23, 2019 (Sun-Sun):  Mexico Dance Week & Chacala Music & Arts Festival.  Details at www.mexicodanceadventure.com 

May 10-12, 2019 (Seattle, WA):  Waltz Fest NW, Four nights of dances and two days of workshops celebrating all things waltz!   Organizer, Instructor

May 24-27 (Seattle, WA):  Northwest Folklife Festival, Instructor

  • FRI, May 24th, 7-10pm in the Armory:  The Blues Showcase 
  • SAT, May 25, 4:30-5:30pm in the Armory Theater #4:  "The Art of Balboa, 1-Step, & Rag”
  • MON, May 27th, 3:00-3:50pm in the Armory Theater #4:  “The History of Blues Music & Movement

May 26 (Seattle, WA):  Emerald City Hoedown, Instructor

June 21-23, 2019 (Harrison Hot Springs, B.C):  Dance & Spa Retreat: "Unlock Your Dance Potential" with special guests Sharon Sebo, Phil Leger, and Alyssa Manning

July 5-7 (Portland, OR):  Portland Blues Experience (PBEx)  Fusion Room Instructor, DJ

July 9-11 (Ashland, OR):  Fusion Workshop, Details TBA

July 12-15 (San Francisco, CA):  Bay Area Micro Fusion Festival (BaMF) Instructor, DJ

Aug 3-10, 2019 (Sat-Sat): American Dance & Music Week @ Pinewoods Dance Camp (Plymouth, MA):  Instructor, DJ.  

Aug 11-15, 2019 (Boston, MA): Dance Workshops  (Details TBA)

Aug 16-18, 2019 (Ithaca, NY):  Ithaca Fusion Workshops, Co-director, Instructor (Details TBA)

Aug 19-22, 2019 (Fort Flagler, WA):  "Dance Camp NW", Instructor, DJ

Aug 23-26, 2019 (Fri-Sun):  Casa Silverton Dance Stampede (New Denver, B.C.):  Instructor, DJ.  

Sept 13-30 (Germany) "Sound of Music" Tour:  

Sept 13-15:  Berlin Swing Festival (Details TBA)

Sept 16-18:  Salzburg Workshops  (Details TBA)

Sept 19-22:  Munich Lindy Exchange (Details TBA)

Oct 11-13, 2019 (Fri-Sun): Hi-Fidelity Fusion Festival  (Seattle, WA):  

Oct 18-20, 2019 (Fri-Sun):  "Octoberfest" in Leavenworth + Lake Chelan Workshops , Instructor, organizer  (Details TBA) 

Oct 31-Nov 3, 2019 (Thur-Sun):  "Sundance Stampede", San Francisco, CA  (Instructor) 

Nov 4-7, 2019 (San Diego, CA):  Exponential Medicine, Faculty, Instructor, MEDy Award facilitator. Experiential Wellness & Dance. Details at:  http://ExponentialMedicine.com

Dec 6-8, 2019 (Fri-Sun): Portland Rolls Up The Rug (Portland, OR):  Instructor, DJ.  Details pending


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 4-7 (San Diego, CA):  Exponential Medicine, Faculty, Instructor, MEDy Award facilitator. Experiential Wellness & Dance.

Nov 7 (Los Angeles, CA):  Just Dance Studios "NC2S Fusion Workshop" with Ari 

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...

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


LINKS TO PREVIOUS WORKSHOPS: 
  • Santa Clara Dance Weekend, California (formerly "Stanford" Dance Weekend).  Click Here for  details and contact info.
  • "Dance Fusion Weekend" Denver/Boulder, Colorado.  Click Here for details and contact information
  • Hood River/Portland, Oregon.  Click Here for details and contact information
  • Friday Night Waltz, Palo Alto, California.  (Details coming soon)