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. DC Dancesport Academy Button Logo DC Dancesport Academy International Style Ballroom Seminars
DC Dancesport Academy Master International Ballroom Seminars
with Creative Director Anna Mikhed.
Tuesdays, 7:00-7:45pm, 7:45-8:30pm, 8:30-9:15 pm
Examination of each International Standard Dance, subjects such as musicality to posture, partnering skills, performance, and technique.
Each class is a 45-minute session, and topics change each month.
Classes are ideal for intermediate to championship level dancers.

Dance Bethesda
That's Dancing DanceSport Ballroom Studio
Dance Studio Lioudmila
Capital Ballroom Dance Studio
In Step School of Dance
Encore Ballroom Couture
Dance Vision
Smarts Dance Dress Shop
Chevy Chase Ballroom
Washington Open DanceSport Competition
Maryland Dancesport Championships
 Wisconsin State Dancesport Championships
American Star Ball
Atlantic DanceSport Challenge
North Coast Ballroom Championships
Virginia State Championships
Capital Dancesport Championships
United States Dance Championships
New Jersey State Open Dancesport Championships
Ohio Star Ball
Yuletide Ball Championships
Telemark Dance Music
Debra Lynn
Heidi Unkle
Ian Gillett
Lasca Low
 Telemark Dance Studio
Just Hustle
Mid-Eastern Chapter USA Dance


Mid-Atlantic Area Partner Dance Special Workshops

July 1-5, Independence Day Ball Dance Camp
Event Starts: 07  - 01  - 2017 >> Event Ends: 07  - 05  - 2017
eMail Contact:
Call: 888-829-2123
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at the Hilton Washington DC/Rockville.
OVER 100 Latin, Standard, Smooth & Rhythm workshops!
Advanced track for Open and Professional level dancers
ALL instructors Blackpool, UK, US and World Champions and Finalists
Workshops focus mainly on technique
Private lessons available with all of the instructors

Over 10,000 sq ft of dance floor
Practice space open all night long
Fun activities:
Fireworks trip to Washington D.C.
Get personal with the instructors at the "Pizza with the Pros" (tm) Q&A party that always ends in laughter and one-of-a-kind demonstrations
Social dance party Saturday, July 1
Fireworks Trip to downtown Washington to see the Fireworks on the National Mall near the White House, Capitol and Washington Monument
Register at
(Item Posted Wednesday, January 04, 2017 at 18:47)

March 30 - Apr 2, WDSF Syllabus Workshops & Certification Exams
Event Starts: 03  - 30  - 2017 >> Event Ends: 03  - 31  - 2017
eMail Contact:
Call: 347-307-3397
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Hosted by The USA Dance Academy during the 2017 Nationals Weekend.
at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel Baltimore, Maryland
Don't miss the opportunity to study the WDSF syllabus in detail taught by certified examiners Viktoriya Drubetskaya and Fabio Bosco.

March 30 - Latin
9:00AM - 10:30AM Samba
10:45AM - 12:15PM Cha Cha
1:15PM - 2:45PM Rumba
2:45PM - 4:15PM Paso
4:30PM - 6:00PM Jive

March 31 - Standard
9:00AM - 10:30AM Waltz
10:45AM - 12:15PM Tango
1:15PM - 2:45PM V Waltz
2:45PM - 4:15PM Foxtrot
4:30PM - 6:00PM Quickstep
1 dance $25 in advance $30 at door
1 day $100 in advance $125 at door
2 days $180 in advance $200 at door
You may register for the workshops at
This is a great opportunity to learn the latest technique and to advance your dance career.
For more information contact Renata Shvarts, above

Full WDSF Certification Exams open to anyone wishing to become a licensed USA Dance adjudicator. Recertification Exams mandatory for those wishing to become WDSF “B” licensed adjudicators. Exams are scheduled from March 30 - April 2.
Three WDSF Examiners available on site.

WDSF Technical Examination Application Form (MS Word)
(All exams must be scheduled by March 1)
To schedule an exam contact:
(Item Posted Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 16:09)

March 17 - Workshop Series with World Champion Bill Sparks
Event Starts: 03  - 17  - 2017 >> Event Ends: 03  - 17  - 2017
eMail Contact:
Call: 240-535-2669 (301)658-3366
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at the The Baltimore Dancesport Challenge
at the The Westin Baltimore Washington Airport Baltimore - MD
4:30-5:15pm Workshop 1: Rotation of the Body (Inner/Outer Circle)
5:15-6:00pm Workshop 2: HLT - What is it?
6:00-6:45pm Workshop 3: Using HLT in all 5 Dances
Certified Checks Or Money Orders To: Pabon Productions –
8610 Washington Blvd, Suite 203, Jessup, MD 20794
(Item Posted Wednesday, March 08, 2017 at 12:37)

March 11 - USISTD Medals Exam & Workshop
Event Starts: 03  - 11  - 2017 >> Event Ends: 03  - 11  - 2017
eMail Contact:
Call: 442 934 6696
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Mary Botta hosting the Medals and a Workshop with Lori Woods-Gay Examiner for the USISTD.
At St. Gabriel Community Center,
6948 Dogwood Rd, Windsor Mills, MD 21244.
Medals: $50 a dance
Mini Coaching: $25 (15 minutes)
Workshop 12:30-1:30pm
$20 prepaid - $25 at door

(Item Posted Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 16:20)

March 4 - American Style Workshops
Event Starts: 03  - 04  - 2017 >> Event Ends: 03  - 04  - 2017
eMail Contact:
Call: 443 784 7634
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No partner required. All ages
$20pp -- $15 students with ID
Practice Only $5
Structured for all levels.
3 Classes
-Beginner/Newcomer - For Newbies starting out
-Intermediate - Those that know the basics
-Advanced - Suitable for the experienced dancers

FOXTROT Class 6:30-7:15 Q&A 7:15-7:30
RUMBA Class 7:30-8:15 Q&A 8:15-8:30

Open Practice All Styles
(Item Posted Friday, March 03, 2017 at 17:30)

Jan 28-29, MI Smooth Camp
Event Starts: 01  - 28  - 2017 >> Event Ends: 01  - 29  - 2017
eMail Contact:
Call: 3027431696
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Welcome to 2nd Annual M&I Smooth Camp!!!

At the MI Smooth Camp YOU WILL:
-Expand your thinking
-Gain new experiences
-Start your year with a dance plan
-Make a commitment to self-improvement
-Meet new friends
-Join environment fostering your dance development
-Take the first step to achieving your dance goals

All levels of Amateur and Professional dancers are welcome. Anyone, who is looking to take their dancing to another level. NO PARTNER NECESSARY!!!
You will learn to apply skills and knowledge on the spot under the supervision of our Instructors. All classes are designed with a wide range of information and difficulty level so all participants can apply the new acquired skills and participate in the exercises at their own pace.

Stardust Ballroom
Bellmawr, NJ

See you in January!
Mazen & Izabella
(Item Posted Thursday, November 03, 2016 at 11:14)

Jan 28 - West Coast Swing Workshop w/ Lacey Schwimmer at The Promenade

Event Starts: 01  - 28  - 2017>> Event Ends: 01  - 28  - 2017

eMail Contact:     Call: 4102770234

Lacey Schwimmer is most known for her success as a finalist on Fox's So You Think You Can Dance (season 3) and as a pro on ABC's Dancing With The Stars for six consecutive seasons.

She owns and co-directs The Dance Center, a competitive powerhouse dance studio in Redlands, Ca. along with her famous dancing family, Brother, Benji Schwimmer and Dad, Buddy Schwimmer, all West Coast Swing Pros.

Lacey has several choreography and artistic direction credits including Dancing With The Stars, Strictly Come Dancing, So You Think You Can Dance and stage shows such as, Frankie Moreno LIVE, Frankie Moreno Under The Influence, Legends in Concert and Pin Up staring playmate Claire Sinclair, Ballroom With A Twist, and Dance To The Movies, the Knicks City Dancers, and Broadway Dance Center.

She has worked with Grammy award winning artists such as Christina Aguilera, Nikki Minaj, LMFAO, One Republic, Reba McEntire, Whitney Houston and the list goes on.

She has won multiple US and World titles for Swing Dance and International Latin and continues to judge and educate dance all over the world.

Lacey's Workshop will include:
A Quick Review of the Basics
Lead & Follow
Improv Techniques for Social Dancing

Date: Saturday, January 28th
Time: 3pm - 4pm
Fee: $15 pre-paid, $20 at door
No Partner Needed

The Promenade DanceSport Facility
2605 Lord Baltimore Drive
Balto. Md 21244
If using a GPS, enter Windsor Mill, as the city
(Item Posted Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 23:08)

Jan 14 - Standard Waltz Workshop Coach Rita Gekhman-Algarra
Event Starts: 01  - 14  - 2017 >> Event Ends: 01  - 14  - 2017
eMail Contact:
Call: 703-798-1071
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at Forever Dancing Ballroom
12:00-2:15 PM
$45 per person for Workshop, ($22.50 per Hour)
$140 per 45 min Private Lesson per reservation
To REGISTER for workshops or RESERVE a spot go to our Calendar,
scroll down to the workshop(s) of interest and follow the instructions to Sign-in to the system.
5818 Seminary Road-Falls Church, VA 22041
(Item Posted Friday, January 13, 2017 at 00:49)

Dec 17 - USA Dance Academy Atlanta Training Camp
Event Starts: 12  - 17  - 2016 >> Event Ends: 12  - 17  - 2016
eMail Contact:
Call: 7065777314
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at The Academy Ballroom Atlanta
The “Dance Training Center of the South”
800 Miami Circle NE, Suite 140 Atlanta, GA 30324
The intensive 1-day Dance Camp to involve:
seminars representing different styles of ballroom dance, competition simulations, fitness training, endurance testing, and the best competitive atmosphere
World-Class Instructors; WDSF Examiner; Licensed Nutritionist and Exercise Trainers
$60 per person, per day - Non-Members
$50 per person, per day - USA Dance Members
Private Lessons $100 per individual or couple
(Item Posted Friday, November 04, 2016 at 15:47)

Nov 19 -20, Jitterbug Jamboree Dance workshops with Carla Heiney and Marty Lau & Virginia State Jitterbug and Lindy Hop competition
Event Starts: 11  - 19  - 2016 >> Event Ends: 11  - 20  - 2016
eMail Contact:
Call: 703.359.9882 202.244.9166
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All in the Ballroom Backroom at Glen Echo Park,
Each Class is $20 Adv; $25 At The Door

12noon-1pm Connection Perfection
1:20-2:20pm Swing-Out Technique
2:40-3:40pm Flow-mentun and Redirection

Saturday Night
Phat Cat Swinger and the Third Annual Virginia State Jitterbug And Lindy Hop Competition
Beginner swing lesson with Tom and Debra 8-9pm
Dance 9pm-12midnight. Admission $20 at the door.
Dance performance by Carla Heiney and Marty Lau, and
the Third Annual Virginia State Jitterbug and Lindy Hop Competition.
Before And After The Competition Heats, Dancing To Phat Cat Swinger.
12noon-1pm Mixing Rhythms
1:20-2:20pm Improvisation, Styling
2:40-3:40pm Building a Dance
(Item Posted Monday, November 07, 2016 at 18:10)

Nov 12 - UMDATC Fall Tango Workshop
Event Starts: 11  - 12  - 2016 >> Event Ends: 11  - 12  - 2016
eMail Contact:
Call: 000 000 0000
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University of MD Arg. Tango Club's Fall Tango Workshop
with Ana Padron and Diego Blanco
12:30-2pm: Mechanics of Movement
2:30-4pm: Finding Flavor Through Musicality
4:30-6pm: Milonga Traipse vs. Milonga Lisa
in the Atrium, Stamp Student Union, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Register online, website above
Atrium, Stamp Student Union, Unversity of Maryland, College Park, MD
(Item Posted Thursday, November 03, 2016 at 21:09)

Oct 11 - Nazor Norov American Rhythm Workshops
Event Starts: 10  - 11  - 2016 >> Event Ends: 10  - 11  - 2016
eMail Contact:
Call: 703 459 4874
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at Lioudmila Dance Studio
7pm Basic Technique of Cha-Cha and Rumba
8pm Basic Technique of Swing and Mambo
$50 for Two; $30 for one
Parking in the Studio Lot
18 Roth Street Alexandria, VA 22314
(Item Posted Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 15:00)

Oct 8 - Tango Workshops and documentary film with Gustavo y María Olivera at Bienvenido Studio
Event Starts: 10  - 08  - 2016 >> Event Ends: 10  - 08  - 2016
eMail Contact:
Call: 202-256-5641
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1 class $25, 2 classes $45, 4 classes $70 per person
Documentary Screening: $10 - $7 for those attending the 4 workshops
Register with Phil or Beate by phone, email, or in person:
7910 Garland Avenue Takoma Park, MD 20912

(Item Posted Saturday, October 01, 2016 at 16:58)

Oct 7-9, Carolina Del Rivero And Donato Juarez Workshops
Event Starts: 10  - 07  - 2016 >> Event Ends: 10  - 09  - 2016
eMail Contact:
Call: 301-775-6014
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Sponsored by
Oct 7 - 2 Workshops at Dansez Dansez 4907 Rugby Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
8-9.30pm: Tango Corporal Perception
9.30-11pm: Ganchos, typical and atypical
1 workshop $30, 2 $50
Oct 8 - 2 workshops at The Levinson's Home
2pm - 3.30pm: Adornos & Voleos Tango
3.30pm - 5pm: Waltz, Friendly And Criollo
2 workshops $50
Vivi at:301-775-6014
9-10 pm (back room)
Class at “Milonga Porteña” (intermediate) everybody welcome
Technique Class (All levels)
$15; $10 with milonga
____ P E R F O R M A N C E at midnight ____
Oct 9
2 Workshops at Dansez Dansez 4907 Rugby Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
2-3.30pm: Modern Tango, with elegance and style
3.30pm - 5pm: Tango Milonguero, today and always
1 workshop $30; 2 $50
(Item Posted Saturday, October 01, 2016 at 16:47)

Sept 19-27, Brigitta Winkler hosted by Tango Mercurio
Event Starts: 09  - 19  - 2016 >> Event Ends: 09  - 19  - 2016
eMail Contact:
Call: 202-709-8632
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Tuesday September 19th:
Tango Elements, before 18th Street Lounge Milonga
Intermediate 8-9 PM
$15 (No pre-registration required)
at 18th Street Lounge 1212, 18th St. NW WDC

Thursday September 22nd:
Tango Improvisation Class at Balance Gym Foggy Bottom
Intermediate 8-9:30 PM
$20 drop in or use Mercurio class package

Saturday September 24th:
Leading Ladies Workshop (leading workshop for women only)
must be at least advanced beginner
3-5 PM $30
at Balance Gym Downtown

Tuesday September 27th:
Tango Elements, before 18th Street Lounge Milonga
Intermediate Class time: 8-9 PM
$15 (No pre-registration required)
at The 18th Street Lounge 1212, 18th St. NW WDC

(Item Posted Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 00:03)

Sept 18 - Elite Latin Workshops with World Champions Troels Bager & Ina Jeliazkova
Event Starts: 09  - 18  - 2016 >> Event Ends: 09  - 18  - 2016
eMail Contact:
Call: (703) 385-3200
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Troels & Ina are the World Amateur Latin Champions, Blackpool Latin Champions and 2016 Professional Blackpool Finalists
at DC DanceSport Academy
9703 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax, VA 22031
11:30 am Registration
12pm Cha-Cha
1pm Samba
2pm Rumba
3pm Paso Doble
4pm Jive/Swing
5pm Man vs. Woman (Tips for men from Troels; Secrets for ladies from Ina)

Ina & Troels will be teaching Elite Workshops TOGETHER!
This is an great opportunity to be trained by World's Best Latin Dancers, and
stay up to date on the latest dance trends around the World.

It’s a 3 in 1 experience: learn from a MAN, learn from a WOMAN, and learn from a COUPLE! What a unique opportunity to see Ina & Troels doing demonstrations together and experience their dancing in the same room with you.
Nothing can beat the amazing visual experience that you are going to get!

Call us at (703) 385-3200 or write us at if you have any questions. Online registration is now available at
(Item Posted Friday, August 26, 2016 at 12:08)

Sept 10 -11, Alejandro Barrientos & Rosalia Gasso teaching and performing at Forever Dancing Ballroom
Event Starts: 09  - 10  - 2016 >> Event Ends: 09  - 11  - 2016
eMail Contact:
Call: 703-798-1071
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Argentine Tango Workshops, Practilonga, Private Lessons & Performances
with Rosalia Gasso and Alejandro Barrientos
at Forever Dancing Ballroom
7:00-8:30 Turns & Contra Turns: Technique & Sequences All levels
9:00-12:00AM “la Divina” Milonga & Performance $14
tango tunes by DJ and Instructor Fabio Bonini.
Performance by Rosalia Gasso and Alejandro Barrientos at 10PM
Enrosques, Planeos & Boleos. Technique & Sequences.
All levels for Followers and Leaders
1:30-3:30pm Practilonga
Supervised by Rosalia Gasso and Alejandro Barrientos.
tango music imported directly from Buenos Aires.
Practice steps you learned in class/workshop,
water, refreshments and snacks.provided
$8 Practicalonga, $5 for students taking workshops.
3:30-5:00pm Intermediate/Advanced Sacadas & ColgadasTechnique & Sequences
$35 One Workshop $60 Two; $90 Three
REGISTER for workshops or RESERVE a spot go to our Calendar,,
scroll down to the workshop(s) of interest
Private lessons Sept 8-11
5818 Seminary Road, Falls Church, VA
(Item Posted Thursday, September 08, 2016 at 01:17)

Aug 26-27, Congress at The Capital Dancesport Championships
Event Starts: 08  - 26  - 2016 >> Event Ends: 08  - 27  - 2016
eMail Contact:
Call: 866 345 5154
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Capital Dancesport Championships is hosting its congress on Friday and Saturday.
Another great opportunity to learn from the bests in the industry.
at the Alexandria Hilton at Mark Center
5000 Seminary Road Alexandria VA 22311

12pm - Paul Holmes (Standard)
12:45p - Rufus Dustin (rhythm)
1:30p - Maria Hansen (Standard)
2:15p - Sam Sodano (Rhythm)

12pm - Ilya Ifromov (Latin)
12:45p - Jim Moranto (smooth)
1:30p - Eugene Katzaman (Latin)
2:15p - bruno Collins (TA/showdance)

Tickets for each lecture are $20 per person.
Tickets for all 8 lectures are $100 per person
(Item Posted Thursday, July 07, 2016 at 12:44)

Aug 10 - Karina Smirnoff 's Master Latin Workshop at Chevy Chase Ballroom
Event Starts: 08  - 10  - 2016 >> Event Ends: 08  - 10  - 2016
eMail Contact:
Call: 202-363-8344
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Dancing with the Star Champion, Karina Smirnoff
8pm-8:45pm: Master Class 1
8:45pm-9:30pm: Master Class 2
by August 3:
$25 single workshop
$40 for both
At the door:
$30 single workshop
$50 for both
Sign-up ONLINE (look for 8/10 on weekly schedule)
(Item Posted Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 15:52)

Aug 2-23, Four-Week Course in Int’l Standard - Technique & Musicality with Anna Mikhed
Event Starts: 08  - 02  - 2016 >> Event Ends: 08  - 23  - 2016
eMail Contact:
Call: (703) 385-3200
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Four-Week Course in Int’l Standard
Technique & Musicality with Anna Mikhed
Tuesdays on August 2, 9, 16, 23 starting at 7:00PM
Location: DC DanceSport Academy - 9703 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax, VA 22031

Dear dancers, the month of August is a special one here at DC DanceSport Academy: Anna Mikhed, our wonderful creative director, top female dancer, and renowned coach, will lead a four-week course covering the four major aspects of dancing:

– Posture/Frame
– Connection
– Movement
– Timing/Musicality

Improve each dance from the point of view of these four major aspects.
Week 1: Waltz (Tuesday, August 2 at 7PM)
Week 2: Tango (Tuesday, August 9 at 7PM)
Week 3: Foxtrot (Tuesday, August 16 at 7PM)
Week 4: Quickstep/V.Waltz (Tuesday, August 23 at 7PM)

Enrich and clarify your knowledge in every dance and practice it right away on the dance floor with Anna during the supervised practice session!
It’s not just lessons, it’s an educational course!

You can always call us at (703) 385-3200 or email us at if you have any questions.
Online registration available.

See you on the dance floor with Anna!
(Item Posted Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 08:11)

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