Celebrating Frankie Manning Month with two days of great workshops with Carla Heiney and Rye Crowen. 

All classes are held in the Ballroom Backroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812. Classes are $20/advance registration, $25 at the door. Advance registration ends at 11:59pm on Friday, May 26. Classes are suitable for intermediate and advanced students.

Special offer: Register and pay for five workshops, get the sixth free. Email [email protected] for instructions.


Connection Perfection

PRICE: $20 ADVANCE REGISTRATION; $25 AT THE DOOR

Saturday, May 27, 12noon-1pm

A close-up look at how you can enhance your partner connection. In this class, expect some one-on-one feedback from your partners and your instructors as well. It is all about making it not only look good, but feel good. Sometimes it really is the little things. A great class to get started on elevating your dancing with simple ideas that go a looooooooong way!


Swing-Out Technique

PRICE: $20 ADVANCE REGISTRATION; $25 AT THE DOOR

Saturday, May 27, 1:20-2:20pm

Fifty ways to swing out  . . . okay, maybe we won't cover 50 in class, but we do want you to know of some of the many options out there! Let's get into the nitty-gritty of the Swingout and explore different ways to be more creative with your swingout while still feeling good.  Learn how to be more efficient and clear with your ideas for both followers and leaders.  You'll work on swivels, forward momentum, rotational ideas, and more.


Lindy Variations, Footwork and Stylings

PRICE: $20 ADVANCE REGISTRATION; $25 AT THE DOOR

Saturday, May 27, 2:40-3:40pm

You have learned the dance, but now you need to "become" the dance and showcase who you really are as a dancer. Explore how you can express yourself as a dancer and still connect with your partner and the music.