June 17, 2018

SUNDAY BOOT CAMP WORKSHOPS -Learn to “Blango” (Blues & Tango)

Date(s) - Sunday, June 17, 2018
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Raleigh Elks Lodge - 5538 Leadmine Road



Learn the foundations in an afternoon. We present 3 workshops the 3rd Sunday afternoon of ever month for the beginner and advanced/beginner level dancer. Each workshop is progressive –  designed to build on the prior workshops material. We recommend that you take all three but you can” jump in” on any workshop you like if some basic knowledge of the dance.  No partner or prior experience is necessary.


BLANGO WORKSHOPS – Mixing Blues dancing and Tango dancing together

3 PM BLUES FOUNDATIONS 101 (Open to everyone) Learn the basics of Blues dancing. No partner necessary. Pulsing, partnering and shaping movements will be reinforced here. Some important foundations in this workshop will be used in the 4 pm tango workshop. So try and join us for all three if you can. 
4 PM TANGO FOUNDATIONS 101 (Open to everyone) Learn some basics of Tango.  Walking, Ochos (figure 8’s), partner communication. No partner necessary. We start to integrate Blues and Tango movement in this 4 pm workshop.
5 PM MARRYING BLUES & TANGO (Advanced Basic Level). Making beautiful music together. Putting it all together here and letting you be creative.

AFTERNOON WORKSHOP PRICING: Carolina Dance Club (CDC) $10 ,Two Workshops $18, Three $22.
Non-CDC $14, Two Workshops $22, Three $30. No partner necessary. 

Dance after the Workshops! (additional cost)

swingbuttonAEvery Sunday Night Swings: Schedule. Dj Wesley Boz

FREE BEGINNERS EAST COAST SWING LESSON @ 6:15 pm with paid admission. No partner necessary.

EARLY SWING SET: 7 till 8:45 pm with DJ Wesley Boz features high energy Big Band, Jump Blues, Jazz, 50’s & 60’s Swingin’ Rock & Roll for Lindy Hop, Slow Blues and East Coast Swing dancers.

LATE SWING SET: 8:45 till 10:00 pm. This set features Top 40, Blues and R&B for the West Coast Swing dancers. A small mix of hustle, cha cha and night club 2-step dances are added when requested in this music set.

ONE SMALL ADMISSION PRICE: (includes swing lesson). $8 CDC ,  $6 College Students (17-22 yrs.), $11 General Public entire evening. 

Group Reservations Available: Discounted admission and a reserved table for a group of 10 or more. Celebrate a birthday, anniversary, graduation, company party or a singles night out with us. It’s fun, inexpensive and heart healthy. Email us to reserve now. (919) 494-2300

Free Lite Appetizers * Jackpot Drawing Each Week * Nightclub Style Table Seating * Large Wood Dance Floor * Cash Bar * Air Conditioned & Smoke-Free Event.

Location: Raleigh Elks Lodge – 5538 Lead Mine Rd, Raleigh, NC (1 mile north of Crab Tree Valley Mall).