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Balast Off! Pre Party

Coming into town early for your mission!? Join on Thursday evening for Huntsville's regularly weekly classes & social dance and meet our local dancers! We'll also have an early bird Balast Off! check-in table set up that night for you!
6:30-7:30 Intermediate Dean & Jewel Lindy Hop
- Taught By David Rehm & Kate Hedin
7:30-8:30 Beginner Blues & Beginner Lindy
- Various Local Instructors
8:30-10:00 Social Dancing
General Admission: $10 (Class & Dance)
Student Admission: $5 (Class & Dance)
Dance Only: $5
Artist, DJ, studio owner, and the mastermind behind I *Heart* Balboa*, Erica Vess wears many hats (literally and figuratively), but her most important job is keeping you on the dance floor. With an ear for danceability, a keen sense of pacing, and a heapin’ helping of good-time nerdiness, Erica’s musical Kung Fu is strong. In addition to spinning tunes at Richmond’s regular weekly dances, she has been a featured DJ at Lindy Focus, Jammin’ on the James, The Lindustrial Revolution, and Beantown Camp. Erica loves to take dancers on a journey: her idea of the perfect set is a cross between a swingin’ speakeasy and a rockin’ juke joint, with an all-you-can-eat buffet of awesome on the side. Hey y’all, pass the gravy!
We'll be moving into the 2nd part of a local 2-part series with this class, so if you'd like to join us for the evening we highly recommend that you have some prior experience with Dean & Jewel style lindy hop and a fundamental knowledge of their specific/unique partnering mechanics. 

And never fear! If you've never done Dean & Jewel style Lindy or it's been a while and feel like you're missing out, David & Kate will be teaching an intro level taster class on Friday as one of your electives!

Earlier Event: August 2
Yoga with Cindy
Later Event: August 2
Thursday Night Swing