~Welcome to our Rotating Classes and Special Events Page~
SCT Holiday Party 2016!
Northwest Mini Festival!
Ballet for All!
Dance Unleashed : Jazz!
Dance Technique and Injury Prevention.
Ballroom Dance Series for beginners!
Hot Salsa Rhythm Weekend! Charlene Rose!
Take It slow-Mellow Partner dancing...
Rhythm 101 for all dancers and drummers!
Lindy Hop at SCT!
There's nothing like it! Join us for SCT's LINDY HOP FOUR WEEK SERIES! With the awesome Lainey Buchignani...
November: Tuesdays 8th-29th 6-7pm. Buy Now.
December: Tuesdays 8-9:00. Buy Now.
Relive the jazz era with Lindy Hop, the infectiously energetic and rhythmic dance that swept the nation in the 30s
and remains an iconic popular dance to this day. Learn the core footwork and techniques that make this dance so dynamic.
No experience or partner required
Dance Unleashed: Wednesdays 8:30pm-10:00pm.
Unleashed Dance Program is a unique offering of dance classes focused
on shedding your inhibitions, unleashing your full technical and creative potential,
and forging awesome connections with other dancers!
Each month we'll offer Rotating Technique and Creativity classes exercising
the right and left brain!
November 9th-30th. Buy Now.
Our goal is to help you to feel powerful, joyful, and full of fire whenever upbeat music comes on.
Come to this class and get equipped with the basics of Jazz so you can leap, turn, kick,
and fly across the dance floor!
Our curriculum includes:
~Basic Jazz posture~ Basic turns~ Basic traveling steps~Basic kicks and leaps
~Safely building strength and flexibility~Brief history of Jazz dance.
What to wear/bring:
~Jazz flats or ballet slippers (socks work okay too but please note that the floors can be slippery).
~Comfortable, stretchy, and form fitting clothing.
Dance Technique and Injury Prevention. With Paula Tomczak!
Thursdays Novmeber 10th-December 1st 7-8pm. Buy Now.
Come learn the basics of how your body moves and how to keep it moving smoothly from head to toe!
This class will give you the fundamental knowledge of how to train your body to stay fit,
flexible and injury-free no matter what style of activity you pursue.
Topics covered include:
~Anatomy and physiology~Breathing techniques
~Stretching and strength training techniques~Posture and alignment~Massage
Everyone is welcome, no dance experience required!
Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in (no jeans).
This class will be a no-shoes class, so plan to wear socks or be barefoot.
Take It Slow~Mellow Partner dancing.
Tuesdays December 13th-January 3rd 7-8pm. Buy Now.
This four-week series Social Ballroom series will include work on
Waltz, Foxtrot, and Club 2step.
It is designed especially for dancers who prefer a low-impact hour of dance.
If you are recovering from an injury or you have a physical requirement for softer-impact dancing, this is a great class for you.
Sometimes you just need to take it slow and keep it mellow while still staying true to your dance form...
Hip Hop musicality for Partner dancers!
Thursdays 6:30-8pm October 6th-27th. Buy Now.
In this course we will learn the creative process behind creating hip hop body movement, grooving,
styling, syncopation and more. Add style and new flare to your Shines,
Partner work and more in this class taught by Robert Luu.
Ballet for Beginners!
November: November 9th-30th 6-7pm. Buy Now.
December: December 14th-January 4th 7-8pm! Buy Now.
Did you always want to learn? You can.
This class is designed for students who wish to begin exploring Ballet.
Ballet is a dance practice that hones skills in form, grace and focus.
If you always wanted to try this amazing dance form, or if you are a dancer who wants to hone skills
that Ballet fosters such as technique, balance, posture,
turning confidence and more, this is a perfect class for you.
This is a fundamentals class, you do not need prior dance training to join!
Please wear stretchy clothing and either ballet or jazz flats (sock work too!). Join us for this four week series!
Beginner Ballroom Dance!
8-9pm on Thursdays!
November 10th-December 1st, 8-9pm.Buy Now.
December 15th-January 5th. Buy Now.
Ballroom for beginers and beyond! Hone your skills and learn classic formal dance!
This beginner ballroom class series will introduce you to a fun variation in Waltz,
Tango and West Coast Swing, just in time to try it out at a birthday party, a wedding or a business even
Taught by SCT's own wonderful Angela Harris!
Northwest Mini Dance Festival!
November 18-20, 2017
~Kamacho & Debby, Rio de Janeiro~Xtine Croci, Seattle~
Nathalia Carbajal, Portland/Brazil~Sandro Soncini, Vancouver, BC/Brazil~
Early Bird: $115-Buy Now through October 20th. Regular: $130-October 20th-November 17th.
At the Door: $150.00
Schedule Friday: Nov 18th
Schedule Saturday Nov 19th
Schedule Sunday Nov 20th
6-7pm Injury prevention with Xtine.
7-8 Ballet and Jazz Fundamentals with Xtine.
8-9 Zouk Drop In.
9-10pm West Coast Swing Drop In.
11:30-12:30 Hip Hop with Debby.
12:30-1:30 Heels with Debby.
1:30-2:30 Lambazouk with Nathalia.
3-4 Samba de Gafieira with Sandro & Nathalia.
4-5 Advanced Fundamentals with Debby & Kamacho.
5-6 Balance & Turns with Xtine & Sandro.
6-7 Sensual Body Movements with Debby & Kamacho.
7:30- Registration closes for ZZ comp.
10:00-11:00 - Zoukini tZouknami Competition.
11-2am Zouk Party
11:30-12:30 Creativity and Possibilities with Debby & Kamacho.
12:30-1:30 Head Movement with Xtine & Sandro.
1:30-2:30 Communication, Music Relativity & Moments Xtine & Sandro
Format- $10 entry fee.
Cash Prize for Placements 1-3.
Line up, shuffled at random, keep partner for the rest of the competition= 3-4 songs chosen by the DJ. It's like a Jack and Jill
that includes all levels, designed to encourage everyone to dance with everyone!
Salsa Styling and Hot-Rhythm Weekend with Charlene Rose!
November 5th and 6th.
Charlene Rose is back on November 5th and 6th to teach an exciting weekend of
sexy styling and technique as only she can! This weekend is suitible for beginner-advanced dancers and will
include Salsa styling, technique, Afro/Cuban, Mambo, Son, and just for a treat: Burlesque!
Register for the Whole Weekend.
Saturday November 5th: $20 per workshop. Register.
Learn to refine and add style your basic salsa step. Learn proper Latin motion and body movement,
proper usage of the arms, and styling options for both the arms and feet.
2-3pm:Flavor Invasion and partnering for Salsa!
Feeling a little stiff? Add more body motion to your Salsa dancing! Get a breakdown of basic Latin
body movement and steps of Afro-Cuban, Pachanga, Mambo, and Son while learning simple yet stylish ways
to add them to your Partner dancing. For Leads and Follows.
3-4pm: Latin Jazz!
In this class, Charlene will teach you a fun combo that blends some of the Latin rhythms and techniques
of Salsa/Mambo, Afro-Cuban, Cha-cha, etc, with modern, jazz and contemporary styles.
(No jazz experience necessary).
Sunday November 6th: $25 per Workshop. Register.
Afro-Cuban is a very earthy dance originating from Cuba, and ranges from very slow to very fast rhythms.
This class will not only ground you in the fundamentals, but you will also learn popular afro-cuban steps that you can
integrate into your dancing and give you that extra edge on the dance floor! This class will get your heart pumping and your body working!
1:30-3pm:Burlesque- The Art of Tease...
Whether you want to spice things up behind closed doors, add some sensual body motion and steps to your salsa,
bachata or zouk dancing, or just gain confidence and body awareness THIS IS THE CLASS FOR YOU!
Charlene will teach you a sexy Burlesque-inspired routine complete with flirtatious body movements,
seductive struts, and come-hither head whips! All levels welcome... LADIES ONLY!
Rhythm 101 for all dancers and drummers!
Beginning on Firdays from 7-8pm! Buy Now.
Join us for a unique class at SCT: $20 for Drop In.
Rhythm 101 is about learning how to bring your own music out!
No matter your style, a beginner or season pro these isolation exercises will
improve your sense of time, groove and ultimately Improvisation.
The fun part is that you will also be learning how to play drums and percussion.
The focus will be on Cuban and Puerto Rican music.$20 for Drop IN.
Drums and Percussion instruments provided.
~SCT HOLIDAY PARTY 2016~
Join us on Sunday December 11th for an afternoon of community appreciation!
We've had a great year dancing with all of you and we want to celebrate.
~December 11th, 3:30-6:30pm, No Charge~
Whether you're new to SCT, a past student, a current member of our dance family,
or you just heard of us, we'd love to see you!
~Open to public~
~food, drinks, treats~
~mini dance lessons~
First hour: Rotating sets of 10-minute dance lessons taught by our amazing SCT Instructors. Each of
whom will be instructing in their favorite dance form!
Then: Social Dancing, and ~Beverages~Pie~Treats!
We'll round out our party with dance performances and demos in Salsa, Zouk, Bachata, Tango and more...