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Future Workshops..

San Diego, CA May 7th-11th, Gator By The Bay
San Diego,Gator By The Bay Festival 2015

Completed Workshops Below..

San Diego, CA March 4th, 2015
San Diego, Mind Body & Soul Dance Studio

San Diego, CA Februray 21st, 2015
San Diego, Mind Body & Soul Dance Studio

San Diego, CA January 17th, 2015
San Diego, Mind Body & Soul Dance Studio


Lafayette, LA, - January 1st, 2015

Lafayette Ramada Inn

Practice Link Below for Slides Covered:
http://zydecotalk.blogspot.com/2014/10/zydeco-dance-lesson-slides.html

Denver Zydeco Workshop, September 20th, 2014

Denver, CO (DNote Bar Arvada, CO)

USA Tour June/July 2013

Denver, Houston, New Orleans, New York, Rochester NY, Minneapolis.

Zydeco - Intermediate/Advanced - July 16th, 2011 - San Diego

Dance Studio - Mind Body & Soul...
Zydeco Workshop, Intermediate level at dance instruction statge.
All details at the following link:
http://www.meetup.com/zydecosandiego/events/24685501/


Line Dance Workshop - March 6th, 2011 - San Diego

Dance Studio - Mind Body & Soul...
Zydeco Workshop, Intermediate level at dance instruction statge.
All details at the following link:

http://www.meetup.com/zydecosandiego/events/16655361/

Gator By The Bay, Saturday May 7th - San Diego, 2011

Zydeco Workshop, Intermediate level at dance instruction statge.
www.GatorByTheBay.com

Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Festival - May 28th & 29th, 2011

Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Zydeco Dance covered over the weekend. Line dances as well.
www.SimiCajun.org



Zydeco & Cajun Line Dance Workshop - San Diego - March 6th, 2011

Cajun & Zydeco Line Dance Workshop
Meetup.com event listing and details

http://www.meetup.com/zydecosandiego/events/16655361/

Whiskey River Dance Workshop - Los Angeles - January 23rd, 2010
Whiskey River Jitterbug Dance Workshop
Meetup.com event listing and details

http://www.meetup.com/zydecosandiego/events/15523827/

Zydeco & Whiskey River Workshop - San Diego - October 29th, 2010
Zydeco and Whiskey River Jitterbug workshop
Meetup.com event listing and details

http://www.meetup.com/zydecosandiego/events/15215868/

Zydeco Workshop - Breaux Bridge
Day & Time: Saturday, April 24th, 2010
Time: 12:00-1:30pm
Instructor - Greg Benusa & Chearl McKee
Instructor Bio

Workshop Material Covered:

Zydeco - Intermediate Workshop (plus a couple Advanced moves)

- Partner Toss
- Lifts in the Open Position
- Reverse Floating Slides
- Alternating Opens with Slot Following
- Cross hand 1/2 turn
- Zydeco Shuffle
- Zydeco Whip
- Slides with the push step

Location:
Lagniappe Antiques (Behind Coffee Break)
124 W Bridge St.,
Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
337-507-2036

Cost $10


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Zydeco Workshop - San Diego, CA GATOR BY THE BAY FESTIVAL

Day - May 7th, 8th 9th, 2010 Weekend

Location: Gator By The Bay Festival!!

Instructor - Greg Benusa & Erin Brandt

Workshop Material Covered:

Intermediate & Advanced Zydeco

Lafayette Tap Slide
Floating Slide
360's Forward and Reverse
The "V" .
Floating Slides with Lifts
Shuffle Footwork
Lead and Follow Tips

Time: Sunday morning 11:30-12:30am
Location: Bon Temp Dance Pavillion inside the Festival Grounds

Practice Footwork- Practice the floating slide before you come to class... at this link...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NtTk0utd1vk

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Zydeco Workshop - Lafayette, LA

Day & Time: Saturday, January 2nd, 2010 (Completed)

Time: 3:30pm-5:30pm

Instructor - Greg Benusa & Partner Chearl
Instructor Bio

Workshop Material Covered:


Intermediate & Advanced Zydeco moves

- Louisiana Style Floating Slides with Lifts
- Hand
Toss Timing
- Partner Toss with Alternative Footwork
- Zydeco
-Swing moves
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Fancy Footwork, triple steps, lifts and taps
- Zydeco
Closer Contact Moves
- Inside & Outside Turns from Closed & Open Position
- Floating Slide Alternative Footwork, The "V", Lafayette Tap and slides
- Floating Slides with 360's – Forward & Reverse

- We will cover different moves than last years workshop at Whiskey River Landing.
- We can also send you a short review video clip of us reviewing the moves covered in the workshop.
This will help for reference in case you forget how a specific move is broke down.

Location: Randol's Restaurant & Dance Hall
Website: http://www.randols.com/
2320 Kaliste Saloom Rd.
Lafayette, LA 70508

Cost $15
(includes free after workshop video clip review sent via email)

RSVP not required but (but it would not hurt to know if your planning on it incase there are any unforseen changes)..
Can sign up through Meetup.com or email me, or call 619-857-8409.


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Zydeco Workshop, Los Angeles, CA / (Completed)

Day & Time - October 25th Sunday, 2009

Time: 2:00-4:00pm
Movie: 4:00-5:00pm (Louisiana Zydeco Documentary)

Instructor - Greg Benusa

Workshop Material Covered:

Intermediate & Advanced Zydeco moves

Houston Style Floating Slides with Lifts
Lifts with Standard Zydeco Footwork
Inside Turn Partner Toss
Rotating 360 Inside Turns
Inside Turns
Hip Twist Hesitations/Shelton Broussard
Hip to Hip
Side by Side to Alternating Opens
Hip Push
The "V"
Reverse 360 Floating Slides

Music: We will practice to new Zydeco tunes from Zydeco Kicks from Japan, Lil Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers as well as other artists who have put out new Zydeco tunes in the last year.

We will practice the movements first to ingrain them in our memory at slow and then faster tempo's. Then we will learn how to incorporate these moves into your standard Zydeco dance patterns with the hand toss.

Location: "The Warehouse"
2508 N Palm Drive, #104
Signal Hill, CA 90755

Phone: 619-857-8409

Map:
Click Here

Cost: $20

RSVP: Requested but not Required to Karen @ 562-708-8946

Refrigerator and microwave available if you want to bring snacks/beverages

Instructor Information:
Greg has been teaching Zydeco for over 15 years. He has produced 3 Zydeco dance instruction DVD's as well as taught workshops all over includeing Lafayette,LA, New York, Denver, Los Angeles & San Diego, Portland, London. Bio Link

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Zydeco Workshop - Denver, CO (Completed)

Day & Time - October 18th, 2009

Location
- Mercury Cafe
Time: Afternoon TBA

Instructor - Greg Benusa

Workshop Material Covered:

Intermediate & Advanced Zydeco moves with styles from Louisiana & Texas...

- She / He Turns
- Zydeco Salsa
- Open Position Inside Turn
- Side by Side from Alternating opens
- Alternating 180's
- The Floating Slide to make were all up to speed
- Houston Style Floating Slide with Lifts
- Standard Zydeco Footwork with Lifts
- Bump Right or Left with Hip Catch
- Hip and Shoulder Push
- Double Stomp
- Cajun Waltz Inside & Outside Turns
- Cajun Waltz Sweetheart & Ladies Wrap

We will also show video clips showing Zydeco dancers and festival footage

(The following moves were covered during the last workshop in Denver in 2008)
Floating Slide
Lafayette tap slide
Partner Toss
Pivot Turns
Flip Out
Follow Spin Bump
The Floating Slide Reverse 360 ("the hardest move in Zydeco")
Zydeco-Swing moves
The Timing of the Hand Toss with the Floating Slide

Check out www.ZydecoDancer.com to see examples of the styles we will be working on.

We will practice the movements first to ingrain them in our memory at slow and then faster tempo's. Then we will learn how to incorporate these moves into your standard Zydeco dance patterns with the hand toss.

Phone: 619-857-8409

Cost: To Be Announced: RSVP

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Zydeco Workshop/
Rhythm & Roots Festival, Charlestown RI
(Completed)

Day & Time -September 4th & 5th, 2009
(11:15am-12:00pm)

Instructor - Greg Benusa

Workshop Material Covered:

Saturday - Zydeco-Swing Moves
Zydeco Footwork done to swing style turns. (You need to know the basic Zydeco step in the open and closed position)
- Follow Spin Bump
- Inside & Outside Turns
- She-He Turns
- Zydeco Salsa Outside Turns
- Inside to Open

Sunday - Intermeidate & Adv Zydeco moves
- The Floating Slide
- Hand Toss Timing
- Getting in and out of the slide
- Floating Slide with Alternative Footwork
- Floating Slides with 360's – Forward & Reverse
- Partner Toss with Alternative Follow Footwork

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Zydeco Workshop - San Diego (Completed)

Day & Time - June 20th, 2009

Instructor - Greg Benusa

Workshop Material Covered:

Intermediate & Advanced Zydeco moves straight from Louisiana & Texas...

- Lifts with Floating Slide and Standard Footwork
- Floating Slide – “Houston Style” with Lifts
- Hand Toss Timing
- Floating Slides with 360's – Forward & Reverse
- The Zydeco Washing Machine
- Partner Toss with Alternative Follow Footwork
- Hip Lead Rock Steps for a Hot Zydeco Ride
- Frame Techniques to gain more connection from your partner

Check out www.ZydecoDancer.com to see examples of the styles we will be working on.

We will practice the movements first to ingrain them in our memory at slow and then faster tempo's. Then we will learn how to incorporate these moves into your standard Zydeco dance patterns with the hand toss.

Location - Tio Leo's, 5302 Napa St., San Diego

Phone: 619-857-8409

Map:
Just click on the following Map link...

Cost: $20
RSVP requested incase Tio's gets a private event renting the space, but RSVP is not required gbenusa@pacbell.net or 619-857-8409


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Zydeco Workshop - Daphne, AL (Completed)

Day - May 15th, 2009 Weekend

Location: Gulf Coast Zydeco Festival, Daphne, Alabama

Instructor - Greg Benusa

Workshop Material Covered:

Intermediate & Advanced Zydeco

Zydeco-Swing Patterns
Zydeco Floating Slides
Aternative Slide Syncopated Footwork

Cost: Included free with the festival :)


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Zydeco Workshop - Long Beach Bayou Festival, CA (Completed)

Day - June 25th, 2009

Location: Long Beach

Instructor - Greg Benusa

Workshop Material Covered:

Beginning and Intermediate Zydeco

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Zydeco Workshop - San Diego, CA (Completed)


Day - May 9th, 2009 Weekend

Location: Gator By The Bay Festival!!

Instructor - Greg Benusa

Workshop Material Covered:

Advanced Zydeco
Floating Slide
360's
The "V"
Floating Slides with Lifts

Time: Saturday morning 10:00-11:30am
Location: Hotel Dance Floor

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Zydeco Workshop - Houston, TX (Completed)

Day & Time - March 13th, Friday
Time: 6-7pm Beginning, 7-9pm Intermediate-Advanced

(The day before the Solo Zydeco Festival)

Instructor - Greg Benusa

Workshop Material Covered:

Beginning Zydeco 6-7pm

Intermediate Zydeco 7-9pm

with a few Advanced moves as well.

Zydeco Swing Inside Turns
Zydeco Salsa Outside Turns
Floating Slide
Floating Slide with Hand Toss
Floating Slides with 360's
Floating Slides with Lifts
Follow Spin Bump with Shoulder Leads
Partner Toss
Rotating Closed Inside Turns
Zydeco Washing Machine
Lifts on 1 & 5

We will work on the same type of Styles seen on the following video clip

We will practice the movements first to ingrain them in our memory at slow and then faster tempo's. Then we will learn how to incorporate these moves into your standard Zydeco dance patterns with the hand toss.

Location - Sonia's World of Dance, 4150 Westheimer #100, Houston, TX, 77027

Phone: 619-857-8409 (Greg) or 713-787-9111 (Studio)

Cost: $15 for Intermediate 7-9pm Workshop, $5 for Beginning

RSVP requested but not required to gbenusa@pacbell.net or 619-857-8409.

Instructor Information:
Greg has been teaching Zydeco for over 15 years and has taught workshops all over the US including the following cities: New York, Denver, Los Angeles & San Diego, Lafayette, Portland, London. Bio Link


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Zydeco Workshop
Los Angeles, CA - (Completed)

Day & Time - February 28th

Saturday 12:30pm-2:30pm
(T-Lou plays for free until 5pm in Maria Del Rey, 15 minutes away)

Instructor - Greg Benusa

Workshop Material Covered:

Intermediate & Advanced Zydeco moves

Floating Slide
Floating Slide with Hand Toss
Floating Slides with 360's
Floating Slides with Lifts
Follow Spin Bump with Shoulder Leads
Partner Toss
Inside Turns
Zydeco Salsa Moves
Zydeco Swing Moves
Hip Catch with 1/4 turns
180's
Lifts on 1 & 5

We will practice the movements first to ingrain them in our memory at slow and then faster tempo's. Then we will learn how to incorporate these moves into your standard Zydeco dance patterns with the hand toss.

Location: HYPE Studio's
1951 W. Carson St. (Between Cabrillo & Arlington)
Torrance, CA 90501

(we will be in a room called "The Club" which was used in MTV's America's Best Dance Crew show)

Phone: 619-857-8409

Map:
Click Here

Cost: $20
RSVP requested but not required to gbenusa@pacbell.net or 619-857-8409

Instructor Information:
Greg has been teaching Zydeco for over 15 years. He has produced 3 Zydeco dance instruction DVD's as well as taught workshops all over includeing Lafayette,LA, New York, Denver, Los Angeles & San Diego, Portland, London. Bio Link

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Zydeco Workshop - San Diego

Day & Time - COMPLETED
(January 24th, Saturday)

2:00pm-4:00pm

Instructor - Greg Benusa

Workshop Material Covered:

Intermediate & Advanced Zydeco moves straight from Louisiana & Texas...

Floating Slide
Floating Slide with Hand Toss
Floating Slides with 360's
Floating Slides with Lifts
Follow Spin Bump with Shoulder Leads
Partner Toss
Rotating Closed Inside Turns
Zydeco Washing Machine
Lifts on 1 & 5

We will show video clips of different styles of Zydeco dancers to identify the Texas and Louisiana style that we are learning to emulate in our own dancing.

We will practice the movements first to ingrain them in our memory at slow and then faster tempo's. Then we will learn how to incorporate these moves into your standard Zydeco dance patterns with the hand toss.

Location - Tio Leo's, 5302 Napa St., San Diego

Phone: 619-857-8409

Map:
Just click on the following Map link...

Cost: $20 (Free for those who attended workshop in July) RSVP requested but not required to gbenusa@pacbell.net or 619-857-8409

Anyone who does attend a workshop can purchase any of the Workshop #1, #2 or #3 DVD's at Cost $5.

Instructor Information:
Greg has been teaching Zydeco for over 15 years and has taught workshops all over the US including the following cities: New York, Denver, Los Angeles & San Diego, Portland, London. Bio Link

Here is a web page link to all the moves (plus more not listed) that we could cover if you see one your dying to learn let me know !!
http://www.zydecoach.com/dancesteps2.htm

Pictures from previous workshops are at http://www.zydecoach.com/workshops.htm

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Zydeco Workshop - Whiskey River Landing (Henderson, LA)

Day - Saturday, January 3rd, 2009 (COMPLETED)

Time
- 2:00pm-4:00pm

Instructors - Greg Benusa & Marla Meyer

Intermediate & Advanced Moves Covered:

Floating Slide
Lafayette tap slide
Partner Toss
Pivot Turns
Flip Out
Follow Spin Bump
The Floating Slide Reverse 360 ("The hardest move in Zydeco")
Zydeco-Swing moves
Zydeco-Salsa Outside Turn
180's
The Timing of the Hand Toss with the Floating Slide

Tips Covered:
- How to get into and out of the floating slide
- What the advanced dancers know about frame and connection
- How to incorporate Swing moves into Zydeco
- How to combine moves together.

We will practice the movements very slow first to get them our memory, and slowly progress to normal Zydeco tempo's.

Location - Whiskey River Landing (Henderson)

Whiskey River Landing, Angelle's Whiskey River Landing, 1365 Henderson Levee Rd, Henderson, LA 70517-7811

Time: (We will start right at 2pm)

Phone: Instructor, ph: 619-857-8409

Whiskey River Landing -
Web Site Link

Directions & Map:
Click the following Link

Cost:
$20


Purchase Advanced Zydeco Workshop DVD:

If you missed the workshop but would like to get the Advanced Zydeco DVD please click here to order

Instructor Information:
Greg has been shareing Zydeco for over 15 years and has taught many workshops all all over the US. New York, Boston, Denver, Lafayette, Los Angeles & San Diego, Portland & London. He has also created three Louisiana Dance Home School DVD's to help share this dance with others.

Bio Link

Here is a web page link to all the moves (plus more not listed) that we could cover if you see one your dying to learn let me know !!
http://www.zydecoach.com/dancesteps2.htm

Thank you to the attendies of previous workshops as the workshop fees also help to pay for the world wide Zydeco message board at www.zydecotalk.com


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Zydeco Workshop - Denver, CO

Day & Time -(November 23rd, 2008)- COMPLETED

Time
- 1-5pm

Location - Mercury Cafe

Instructor
- Greg Benusa

Cost - $20 prepay also gets you a free Zydeco Workshop#3 DVD soon to be released!. $25 at the door.

Workshop is limited to 36 people.

Intermediate & Advanced Moves Covered:

Floating Slide
Lafayette tap slide
Partner Toss
Pivot Turns
Flip Out
Follow Spin Bump
The Floating Slide Reverse 360 ("the hardest move in Zydeco")
Zydeco-Swing moves
The Timing of the Hand Toss with the Floating Slide

Tips Covered:
- How to get into and out of the floating slide
- What the advanced dancers know about frame and connection
- How to incorporate Swing moves into Zydeco

We will practice the movements very slow first to ingrain them in our memory, and slowly progress to normal Zydeco tempo's.

Questions: call Greg at 619-857-8409
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San Diego Zydeco Workshop

Day & Time - (July 27th - 2008) - COMPLETED

2:00pm-4:00pm

Instructor - Greg Benusa

Workshop Material Covered:

Intermediate & Advanced Zydeco moves straight from Louisiana & Texas...

Floating Slide
Floating Slide with Hand Toss
Lafayette tap slide
The "V"
Floating Slides with Tap Out's
Partner Toss
Back to Back
Zydeco Washing Machine
Lifts on 1 & 5

We will show video clips of different styles of Zydeco dancers to identify the Texas and Louisiana style that we are learning to emulate in our own dancing.

We will practice the movements first to ingrain them in our memory at slow and then faster tempo's. Then we will learn how to incorporate these moves into your standard Zydeco dance patterns with the hand toss.

Location - Tio Leo's, 5302 Napa St., San Diego

Phone: 619-857-8409

Map:
Just click on the following Map link...

Cost: $20 (Includes free future review session to help engrain these moves in our brains)
RSVP requested but not required to gbenusa@pacbell.net or 619-857-8409

Instructor Information:
Greg has been teaching Zydeco for over 15 years and has taught workshops all over the US including the following cities: New York, Denver, Los Angeles & San Diego, Portland, London. Bio Link

Here is a web page link to all the moves (plus more not listed) that we could cover if you see one your dying to learn let me know !!
http://www.zydecoach.com/dancesteps2.htm

Thank you to the attendies of previous workshops as the workshop fees also help to pay for the world wide Zydeco message board at www.zydecotalk.com

Pictures from previous workshops are at http://www.zydecoach.com/workshops.htm


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San Diego (May 11th) - Completed
Gator By The Bay

4:00pm-5:00pm

Instructor - Greg Benusa

Workshop Material Covered:

Intermediate & Advanced Zydeco moves straight from Louisiana & Texas...

Floating Slide
Floating Slide with Hand Toss
Lafayette tap slide
The "V"
Floating Slides with Tap Out's
Partner Toss

Location - Gator By The Bay

Phone: 619-857-8409

Map:
Just click on the following Map link...

Cost: Included with Festival Admission:

Instructor Information:
Greg has been teaching Zydeco for over 15 years and has taught workshops all over the US including the following cities: New York, Denver, Los Angeles & San Diego, Portland, London. Bio Link

Here is a web page link to all the moves (plus more not listed) that we could cover if you see one your dying to learn let me know !!
http://www.zydecoach.com/dancesteps2.htm

Thank you to the attendies of previous workshops as the workshop fees also help to pay for the world wide Zydeco message board at www.zydecotalk.com

Pictures from previous workshops are at http://www.zydecoach.com/workshops.htm


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Los Angeles (Long Beach) 2/25 - Completed

Workshop Material Covered:
Lafayette Tap Slide, Flip Out, 180s, Inside turn to Open, Walk Throughs
Zydeco-Swing Moves
Inside & Outside Turns as well as the Follow Spin Bump
Review of favorite moves from previous workshops
Partner Toss, Bump, Right, Double Rock Step
Steamy/Hot moves..
Hip Push, Neck & Hip Hold, Head to Head, Hip to Hip, Alternating Opens with
Body Catch

RSVP to karinovations@verizon.net or call her at
(562)708-8946 or (562) 438-1255

Time: 1:00-3:30 PM
Cost: $25-(ask for Special Discount for groups of 3 or more is $20/person)
Location: Golden Sails Hotel - PCH Club
6285 East Pacific Coast Hwy
Long Beach CA 90803
Info: Karen Redding (562)708-8946 or (562) 438-1255


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New York - Manhattan October 29th 2006, Sunday - Completed

Time 12:00-2:00pm

Instructor: Greg Benusa from San Diego

What: Intermediate & Advanced Zydeco Workshop

Intermediate Zydeco Moves Covered 12:00-1:00pm:  Zydeco Shuffle, Creole Hips, Double Stomp, Lift & Lunge, Lift Over, Partner Toss, Follow Spin Bump, Hip Catch Bump

Advanced Zydeco Covered 1:00pm-2:00pm:

Syncopated Tap Slide, Lafayette Slide with Hand Toss, Lift 360 Turn, Alternating Opens with Inside Turn to Closed position

Hot-n-Saucy moves: Hip Push and the Closed Position Hip Hold

Workshop Description:
I specifically picked many new moves we did not cover from last years workshop and we can review moves from the previous year time permitting.  We will also cover some frame lead and follow techniques & tips through out the workshop.  There are other events going on over the weekend so if possible please let me know if your planning on attending the workshop just to make sure there is enough interest. 

I will confirm with everyone attending if they give me some type of contact info, greg@zydecoach.com or 619-857-8409.  I am in town for my regular job later in the week but I will be in Manhattan Sunday, Monday & Tuesday if for some reason Sunday does not work let me know if Monday or Tuesday are better and we could possibly do a smaller workshop for a few others if they could not make it Sunday. 

Moves from last years workshop: The Flip Out, Hip to Hip, Double Rock, Inside Turn from Closed or Open, and the Side by Side.

Video:  I will bring festival DVD's to play on the dance studio's TV as we did last year.  I have many DVD's from festivals and events that we didn't get a chance to watch last year plus some new I acquired this year.

Location: "Dance New York" dance studio at 237 West 54th Street. (between Broadway & 8th Ave), NY, NY 10019.
Phone: Dance Studio 212-246-5797, Greg Benusa cell phone 619-857-8409
Map: Just click on the following link...
http://tinyurl.com/arta2
Website of dance studio http://www.dancenewyork.com

Cost: $20 for both hours.

RSVP requested but not required by 10/21 to either greg@zydecoach.com or call Greg at 619-857-8409.  

Instructor Bio:
http://www.zydecoach.com/gbbbiogreg.htm

Here is a web page link to all the moves (plus more not listed) that we could cover if you would like to learn let me know !
http://www.zydecoach.com/dancesteps2.htm

The "Zydeco Home School" Dance Instruction DVD will also be available at the discounted workshop price of $15.  It covers Intermediate & Beginning Waltz, Intermediate & Advanced Zydeco as well as the Zydeco Cha Cha line dance.  Normal price is $25 from Floyd's Records in Ville Platt, LA.  Details and video clips of the DVD are at  http://www.zydecoach.com/dvdlesson.htm

Thank you for the support as your workshop fee helps to pay for the Zydeco internet message board at www.zydecotalk.com as well as hotel in NY which isn't cheap !!

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San Diego, CA - Completed October 21st, 2006

We got a dance studio for the Intermediate & Advanced Zydeco workshop on October 21st from 12-2:30pm. 

There are many moves on Tuesday's that can not be covered due to the space needed so it will be wonderful to have a little more space to break down these and more advanced moves that do not get covered at Tio Leo's on Tuesdays.

The workshop will cover:

Intermediate: Partner Toss, Creole Hips, Walk Through's, Twist & Tap, Hip Push, Freestyle Footwork & Dance Frame

Advanced: Lafayette Tap Slide, Reverse Syncopated Turns, Zydeco Washing Machine, Double Lifts & the Floating Slide with the hand toss and side taps

Time: 12:00pm-2:30pm

Video Review: I will have video to show as well so we can watch and break down some of the hot Louisiana Dancers to see what they are doing...

Requests:  If there is a specific move you have seen and you want it covered please let me know and we can include it in the workshop.

Cost: $20 (we have to rent the dance space)

Location: Pacific Arts Dance Studio, 6904 Miramar Rd., Suite 104, San Diego, 92121 (Located behind Denny's & Vintage Wines) Ph: 858-566-3800
http://web.mac.com/pacificarts/iWeb/Pacific%20Arts/Home.html
Directions: Take 805 to Miramar Rd, Exit Miramar Rd and head east.  Watch for Carl's Jr. & Dennys and take a left onto Commerce Rd., Then take the first right into the shopping center parking lot. Then take the first left behind the shopping center to suite #104.
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Orange County,CA 8/19/06 - Completed :)
View the following link for more information:
http://zydecola.blogspot.com/

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Denver (Lyons), CO 9/3/06
, - Completed :)
Sunday, 12:30pm-2:30pm
Zydeco Workshop, September 3rd @ Oskar Blues in Lyons with Greg Benusa

Details:
Two hour Intermediate & Advanced Zydeco Workshop

Intermediate & Advanced Moves Covered:
Lafayette Slide, Rock'n'Bowl Slide Tap, Partner Toss, Flip Out, Hip Push, Inside Turn, Shuffle Step, 180's, Follow Spin Bump, Bump with Hip Catch, Cement Feet, 360 Pivot Turns as well as others if time permits. 

View the following link for a list of all the moves if you see one you would like to cover let me know.
http://zydecoach.com/dancesteps2.htm

- Video Taping is Allowed of the Review Portion at the End of the workshop
- Will bring Video Clips from Festivals & Hot Dancers to show assuming we can find a spot to show them at Oskar Blues
- Individual instruction with any specific move after workshop
- We will also have our Zydeco Home School Dance Instruction DVD available to purchase at a discount
http://zydecoach.com/dvd.htm
- Will Cover a few Hot & Steamy moves

Location:
  Oskar Blues Grill & Brew, 303 Main St., Lyons, CO 80540.  ph: 303-823-6685. 
Map: http://www.oskarblues.com/about/contacts.php

RSVP Requested but not required:
  Email gbenusa@pacbell.net

Cost: $15

Due to the size of the location if you think your attending and have a minute please shoot me email so we have an idea of the size of the class.

For more information on the workshop call Greg at 619-857-8409 or email gbenusa@pacbell.net
Bio on the Instructor: http://www.zydecoach.com/gbbbiogreg.htm

Note From Greg:  My parents live in Parker and while we were coming out for a little vacation I thought it would be great to do a little workshop if there was enough interest.  Looking forward to seeing TBroussard and doing the workshop as well :)

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San Diego, CA,
Tio Leo's 1/2hr Intermediate Workshop Every Tuesday at Tio Leo's, 5302 Napa St.

San Diego - Zydeco Dance Workshop

What:

Each Tuesday night we cover 7:30-8:00pm - Intermediate and a few Advanced Zydeco steps at Tio Leo's
7:00-7:30pm Beginning lessons

The lesson and dance are included with the $5 cover charge for the evening.
Each week we review moves from the previous week and show a few new moves each week.
See full list of possible moves to cover by clicking Here

Where:
Tio Leo's, 5302 Napa St.
Call 619-857-8409 for directions



P
rivate Dance Lessons
Available by request from 5:30-6:30pm Tuesdays or other arranged times. Cost $30/hr or $20/half hr per couple. Other times & locations for workshops or private lessons available by request to gbenusa @ pacbell.net


Zydeco Steps/Moves
listed at the following url
http://www.zydecoach.com/dancesteps2.htm
are some of the moves that can be covered during a workshop and when they were covered last.


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