CLASSES

Every year we bring you international teachers with hight quality teaching and dancing skills. During the weekend you get 8 classes x 60' full of Lindy Hop / Balboa. Plus you can join the extension workshop on Friday afternoon. All class venues are walkable distance from each other and from the lunch venue.

PSSF 2020 TEACHERS:

Juan Villafane  & Mariel Gastiarena (AR)
Vincenzo Fesi (IT) & Moe Sakan (UK)
Kevin St. Laurent & Jo Hoffberg (USA)
Arnas Razgunas & Egle Nemickiate (LT)




REGULAR CLASSES

Are on Saturday and Sunday and are taught in English.


PLEASE READ CAREFULLY THE BELOW LEVEL DESCRIPTION BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR REGISTRATION FORM!
PLEASE NOTE PSSF IS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL SO YOUR LEVEL MIGHT NOT BE THE SAME AS YOUR LOCAL SCENE LEVEL. IF YOU HAVE ANY DOUBTS TALK TO YOUR TEACHER OR EMAIL US.


REGULAR CLASSES / LINDY HOP / LEVELS:
INTERMEDIATE  – You take Lindy Hop classes at least for 1 year – cca 40 classes done. You can lead/ follow basic steps with no errors but can mix in more difficult figures. You know at least these steps/ figures – basic 8 count, swing out, 6 count, inside/ outside turn, Texas Tommy, flying Charleston, tandem Charleston. You should be also familiar with basic jazz steps. There will be no audition for this level.
* INTERMEDIATE/ ADVANCED – You take Lindy Hop classes at least for 2 years – cca 80 classes done. You go to international camps/ workshops in intermediate/ advance level. You have no problem with leading/ following. You know variety of figures and can improvise to music. You can handle fast music as well. You should be also familiar with jazz steps and some chorusses such as Shim Sham Shimmy, Tranky Doo. There will be no audition for this level.
* ADVANCED – You take Lindy Hop classes at least for 3 years – cca 120 classes done. You go regularly to international camps/ workshops in advance level. You have no problem with leading / following, improvisation, really fast and also slow music. You are skilled in jazz steps and also other dance techniques such as balboa, shag, Charleston, etc. You need to attend the audition on Saturday morning to do this level.
ADVANCED+ (INVITATIONAL) – The ADV+ classes are for the most talented and experienced dancers at the event. You can only attend this level if you have registered for classes (ADVANCED level) and if you are invited by the organizers. The selection will be done before the event, but we may invite more dancers after the audition on Saturday morning.


Please note there is AUDITION for ADVANCED level! It will take part before 1st class on Saturday. Please be there on time otherwise you won’t make it to your desired level. More info in info email which you will receive couple days prior to the festival.
Besides audition, teachers can suggest to change the level to any of you at any time!




EXTENSION WORKSHOP:


“JAZZ FOR ALL”
with Jo Hoffberg!

This is special extension workshop for all the dancers who want to improve their solo technique! Are you I/A level dancer or higher? Join Jo on Friday April 3rd, 2020 (15:00-18:10m) and get all the tricks from her!

3 x 60′ class / Capacity limited

To register, just check the YES option in your registration form.


TASTER CLASSES
Check the section PARTIES for details about taster classes.


SCHEDULE & CLASS VENUES: 
Check detailed info about VENUES.
Class schedule: to be announced soon