TRACK DESCRIPTIONS


New or newish to balboa? This is the track for you! Let our awesome instructors teach you all the basics you need to feel comfortable out on the dance floor! All are welcome to join this track!

Beginner

CRASH COURSE


Got the basics of bal and looking for more? Join our intermediate track and learn some new techniques and moves with instructors from all over the US!  In order to be successful in this track, you should be consistent and comfortable with your up-hold and down-hold basics, lollies, toss outs, out & ins, repeat steps, and paddles. This track will include a low stress level check in order to ensure you are placed in the level best suited for your learning!

INTERMEDIATE


This track is geared toward seasoned balboa dancers! Let our world renowned dance instructors bring you advanced techniques to further build your balboa skills! In order to be successful in this track, you should be able to comfortably execute all skills listed in the intermediate track, as well as successfully and consistently execute proper pop turns, elbow catches, and balboa tommy. This track will include a low stress level check in order to ensure you are placed in the level best suited for your learning!

ADVANCED


The master level track is by invitation and application only. This track is geared toward master level balboa dancers who have spent many years practicing and studying balboa, have developed their own individual dance style, and have high ambitions. This track will teach concepts to help you learn to take your technique skills to the next level and encourage development of creativity beyond what you've already got! Are you an avid, seasoned balboa dancer? Do you practice often or attend events and/or workshops? Do you spend time outside of classes practicing, studying, and perfecting your individual style and movements? Maybe you teach within your own community and enjoy bringing things you've learned at events to your home scene? Then this is the track for you! If you have not received an invitation and feel that this is the proper level for you, you are welcome to contact us at balhallaweekend@gmail.com. Please include a description of your experience and goals, and a video demonstrating  your dance ability. 

MASTER