This week’s “Video of the Week” features one of the backbones of modern ballroom dancing, Ruud Vermeij, in the 1983 World Cup Latin Professional Championships. Brooklyn DanceSport Club will be hosting Ruud this April for a very special dance camp. This is a perfect opportunity to learn from the man who is known as one of the originators of what ballroom dancing is today. Ruud’s theory on dance is unparalleled to anyone else, so you do not want to miss this exclusive event that takes place from April 23rd to the 27th!
With the end of summer quickly approaching, BDSC was able to book Greg Smith, a World-Class Coach and Adjudicator, as our Summer Guest coach to teach at BDSC!
On August 22nd, Greg Smith is going to be teaching private lessons throughout the day and a seminar in the evening (exact time TBD)
Greg Smith is:
Current Chairman of the International Ballroom Dancers Federation
Blackpool Amateur Ballroom Champion
World Amateur Ten Dance Champion
World Class Coach and Adjudicator
Greg Smith, a native of Netherlands, will be coming to BDSC to teach a Standard seminar that will feature advanced technique and cutting-edge theory. Do not miss this exclusive event that takes place at Brooklyn DanceSport Club’s beautiful venue on Wednesday, August 22nd. Register early, as space is limited!
With the Dance Legends (April 13th and April 14th) quickly approaching, BDSC was able to book two of the premier attractions of the show to teach in our studio!
On April 12th, Michael Malitowski and Joanna Leunis are going to be teaching private lessons throughout the day and a seminar at 7 PM
Michael and Joanna are:
2-time Professional Latin World Champions
2-time Professional Latin European Champions
9-time Professional Latin Polish Champions
4-time Professional Latin Blackpool Champions
6-time Professional Latin UK Open Champions
7-time Professional Latin The International Champions
2-time World Professional Showdance Champions
2-time European Professional Showdance Champions
On April 13th, Sergey Sourkov and Melia are going to be teaching private lessons throughout the day before performing at the Dance Legends later in the evening.
Sergey and Melia are:
5-time Professional Latin World Championships Finalists
6-time Professional Latin Blackpool Dance Festival Finalists
Finalists of all major Professional competitions, including British Open, UK, German Open and International Championships
Finalists of all major Amateur competitions, including British Open, UK, German Open and International Championships
Learn advanced technique and cutting-edge theory from two of the best dancers in the world! Michael and Joanna’s visit will include an engaging program of events that include private lessons and one seminar covering the International Latin style. Do not miss this exclusive event that takes place at Brooklyn DanceSport Club’s beautiful venue on Thursday, April 12th. Register early, as space is limited!
* Private lessons by appointment only
The detailed schedule of the Nationals Preparation Camp has been made and is as follows:
Private lessons with Rufus, Eugene, Maria, Marat and Alina - 12:00 to 5:00 all three days (3/26 – 3/28)
Monday, 3/26 5:00 to 5:45 - Floor-placement with Rufus Dustin
Monday, 3/26 6:00 to 6:45 - Breathing with Marat and Alina
Monday, 3/26 7:00 to 7:45 - Competition Warm-up with Eugene and Maria
Monday, 3/26 8:00 to 9:00 – Competition Simulation
Tuesday, 3/27 5:00 to 5:45 - Proper Bow Workshop with Rufus Dustin
Tuesday, 3/27 6:00 to 6:45 - Focus with Marat and Alina
Tuesday, 3/27 7:00 to 7:45 - Nine-step Competition Preparation Model with Eugene and Maria
Tuesday, 3/27 8:00 to 9:00 – Competition Simulation
Wednesday, 3/28 5:00 to 5:45 - What do judges actually look for? with Rufus Dustin
Wednesday, 3/28 6:00 to 6:45 - Floor-craft with Marat and Alina
Wednesday, 3/28 7:00 to 7:45 - Strands of Medium with Eugene and Maria
Wednesday, 3/28 8:00 to 9:00 – Competition Simulation
If you still haven’t registered for this fantastic event, don’t miss your chance to do so! Register at our front desk (347-254-6454) or by e-mail (email@example.com)
If you are a ballroom dancer who is looking to make that break-through in your dancing or just learn cutting-edge technique and theory from the best coaches in the business, then taking an Adult Latin or Standard Seminar at Brooklyn DanceSport Club is the best way to go. Eugene Katsevman and Maria Manusova (11-time US Latin Champions and World Finalists)
and Marat Gimaev and Alina Basyuk (5-time Russian Standard Champions and World Finalists)
are the best at what they do and their students’ results show. The classes are every Tuesday at 7 (Latin) and Wednesday at 7 (Standard). These classes are a great way to improve your dancing technique and knowledge. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions! We hope to see you at our Seminars, taking that next step for your dancing.