Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Jack Wolf’s (that’s me) annual dance series in my home studio in Hillsborough, 3 minutes off of I-85 It is 15 minutes to Chapel Hill and 20 minutes to Durham. This year I will be teaching all classes with 4 salsa classes, Waltz, Country Two Step, Cajun Two Step and Zydeco.
There will be two series of classes on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, one to two classes per night. The first series begins April 18 and 19 and lasts 4 weeks and the second on May 16 and 17 for 4 weeks
All classes open for beginners
For information re registration, pricing, refunds including PayPal link go HERE Link also has info re cash and check options.
First Series -Tuesdays and Wednesdays start April 18/19 for 4 Weeks to May 9/10
Tuesdays 8:00 Country Western 2 Step
Wednesdays 7 P Waltz
2nd Series -Tuesdays and Wednesdays start April 18/19 for 4 Weeks to June 6/7
Tuesdays 7P Zydeco
Tuesdays 8:15 Cajun Two Step
Wednesdays 7P Basic Salsa
Class Descriptions and Levels:
Basic Salsa – Available for people with no experience or less than 4-6 lessons. We will teach on the 1 and cover basic step, right and left hand turns, cross body lead, cross body lead inside turn, two hand turns, hammerlocks, hair combs. We will introduce dancing basic on 2 at the end.
Country Western Two Step- Basic 6 beat two step with turns, cornering, promenades, and some fancy stuff if can get to it
Zydeco- Great Louisiana dance. Basic step, turns, cheats, spins
Cajun Two Step- Lively 8 count polka step with cornering, turns, promenades. For happy lively people though the French lyrics sometimes are quite dark. There is this one joyful happy tune which I later learned in translation from Cajun French was The Gates of Hell.
Waltz (Contra Style) – This is the type of waltz seen in the Contra dance community which is a turning waltz, not cross step, that is faster than Ballroom or Country Western typically 110-140 bpm done to traditional or contemporary Americana music.
Jack Wolf- As Wolfy Jocque, Jack has taught Cajun and Zydeco dance for many years including twice yearly at Shakori Festival as well as at The National Folk Festival and many band events. As Abuelo Salsero Jack he has taught Salsa for many events and at the ArtsCenter in Carrboro. Jack produces and/or DJs Salsa Dances in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. He produced the Durham Music and Dance Festival and runs the dance website www.dancegumbo.com which lists all dances and teachers in the Triangle. This is the fourth year that Jack has produced the Hillsborough Dance Series.