2 DAYS ONLY: $125 DOORBUSTER SALE!

Instead of complicated pricing tiers and multiple registration deadlines, there are only two different workshop prices - the regular registration price, and a special 48-hour sale. So on June 1st, get ready to register, because you won't want to miss out!

NEW! ADVANCED PLUS TRACK

Given the feedback from last year's workshop, we have more options for upper level dancers! The Advanced Plus Pass includes 4 hours of Advanced Plus instruction on Sunday as well as the regular Advanced classes on Saturday. Perfect for those who are hoping to get just a little bit more out of this weekend!

RETURNING THIS YEAR! FULL-DAY BEGINNER TRACK

The Basic Beginner Pass ($65) includes 4 hours of instruction on Saturday as well as entrance to both dances. Perfect for getting a good taste of Balboa without getting overwhelmed. And you can't beat the price!

Registration opens June 1st at midnight

Doorbuster Registration
June 1st-2nd
Regular Registration
June 3rd-September 16th
Full Weekend Pass $125 $150
Mini Group Private $20 $20
Beginner Pass $65 $65
One Day Pass $80 $80
Per Two-Hour Class $35 $35
Friday Dance $15 $15
Saturday Dance $15 $15

Register for Rhythm Shuffle 2018

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Mini-Group Privates

Based on participant and instructor feedback from last year, we're tweaking the structure of the Mini Group Privates this year.
The Mini Group Privates will cost $20 and will be limited in order to guarantee that each group is a maximum of 4 people to 1 instructor.

Please select your top five choices for Mini Group Privates from the choices below. Please only select options that match the Level you selected above.

Select Instructor Day/Time Level # Selected Topic
Jen Barnett Sat 3:50 ALL 4 Asthetics: creating purposeful lines
Jen Barnett Sat 4:30 INT 1 Adding Rhythms and Syncopation
Jen Barnett Sun 12:30 ADV,ADV+ 2 Intricate Pure Bal
Jen Barnett Sun 4:30 ADV+ 2 Intro to Carousel (requires non-rotating partnership)
Sylvia Sykes Sat 3:50 ADV + 6 Flow and momentum
Sylvia Sykes Sat 4:30 ADV 5 Flow and momentum
Sylvia Sykes Sun 12:30 INT 3 Out and Ins
Sylvia Sykes Sun 4:30 ADV 5 Out and Ins
Kate Hedin Sat 3:50 ADV+ 4 Aesthetics and Lines in Footwork/Legwork
Kate Hedin Sat 4:30 INT 3 Building a Partnership
Kate Hedin Sun 12:30 ADV 7 Redirections in Turns and Bal-Swing- Increasing Accuracy and Success
Kate Hedin Sun 4:30 ADV 7 Wait for it- Developing the Appearance of Relaxation
David Rehm Sat 3:50 INT 0 Differentiating Balboa from Lindy
David Rehm Sat 4:30 ADV+ 2 Teaching Pedagogy/Teaching Q&A
David Rehm Sun 12:30 ADV 2 Out & In and In-between (the secret of open neutral position)
David Rehm Sun 4:30 ADV 1 Tactility in Pure Bal (feeling your feet in your partner connections)
Matt Mitchell Sat 3:50 ADV 2 Toss Out Clinic
Matt Mitchell Sat 4:30 ADV 4 Pivots, Paddles and Playing in Pure Bal
Matt Mitchell Sun 12:30 ADV+ 6 Bal Better: fine-tuning your dancing
Matt Mitchell Sun 4:30 INT 2 Loving Lollies
Nick Williams Sat 3:50 INT 3 Transitions: putting the pieces together
Nick Williams Sat 4:30 ADV, ADV+ 3 Starts and Stops: syncopated styling
Nick Williams Sun 12:30 ADV 1 Tackling the Texas Tommy
Nick Williams Sun 4:30 ADV + 6 Pure Bal Bliss
Housing

Note: Housing requests received after September 2nd will be addressed on an as-available basis, but please note that flexibility will be limited after this date.

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Policies

One last thing! Swing Buffalo is dedicated to providing a safe, comfortable, and fun environment for all, regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, age, appearance, disability, or religion. Please read through our policies, and mark whether you agree with them below.

Policies and Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct

Swing Buffalo is dedicated to providing a safe, comfortable, and fun environment for all, regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, age, appearance, disability, or religion. We will not tolerate harassment of any kind; including but not limited to offensive verbal comments, unwelcome advances, inappropriate physical contact, and disruptive behavior. We reserve the right to take action including verbal warning, denial of admission, asking an attendee to leave an event without refund, banning from future events, and/or contacting authorities if necessary. We reserve the right to share information concerning specific incidents with other dance organizations. We reserve the right to ask attendees for identification. This Code of Conduct applies to organizers, instructors, students, and any and all other attendees of Swing Buffalo events. By attending a Swing Buffalo event, you agree to be subject to our Code of Conduct.

Reporting a Concern

If you are being harassed or observe harassment, please notify us immediately. We will deal with the situation promptly and with discretion. Swing Buffalo organisers will be clearly identified; you may approach us at any time. You may also contact us by leaving a note in our suggestion box, or emailing us at swingbuffalo@gmail.com.

Alcohol Policy

Most of our events are alcohol free, however occasionally alcohol may be served. Please drink responsibly. We are happy to refer you to a taxi if necessary. Underage drinking or supplying alcohol to a minor will not be tolerated. We reserve the right to deny admission or ask to leave anyone who is disruptively intoxicated.

Privacy Policy

Swing Buffalo may collect phone numbers, email addresses, or mailing addresses from students, event registrants, and members of our electronic community. This information will be kept private and confidential, and will not be used except to distribute information regarding our classes and events. We will not distribute any personal information to other groups or organizations. Photographs and/or videos may be taken by Swing Buffalo at our events for promotional or educational uses only; you agree to the use of your likeness for these purposes.

Video Policy

Videos may be taken by students for their own personal use only. Please, no posting of videos on youtube or other public forums. No video taping of private lessons unless it is *your* private lesson.

Safety Policy

Swing Buffalo prohibits flips and other aerial maneuvers which may take a dancer’s feet above their hips. Attendees to Swing Buffalo classes and events assume all risk and responsibility for injuries they may cause or suffer.

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