Rent Party Workshop

Swing in the New Year





What: Swing in the New Year - Workshops and Dance presented by The Jazz Den

When: Saturday, January 20th 7:30-8:30pm - RVA Rent Party featuring the Blue Domino Jazz Band
            Sunday, January 21st 11:00am-1:00pm - Musicality Workshop
            Sunday, January 21st 1:30pm-3:00pm - Beginner House Workshop
       
Where: The Dance Space
              6004-A W. Broad St, Richmond, VA 23230

Instructor: LaTasha Barnes

Cost: Individual Worshops - $25
          Both Workshops & Dance Admission - $60
          Dance Only - $20


About the workshop

Musicality Workshop - LaTasha will be teaching an upper level musicality workshop to LIVE music from the Blue Domino Jazz Band, lead by Jon Tigert. This class will be accessible to a range of skill levels, but all students must be familiar with triple steps, 6 & 8 count rhythms, and be able to execute basic turns, side-passes, circles, and swing outs.

House Dance Workshop - LaTasha will be teaching a beginner level House Dance Workshop. This will be a high energy, athletic workshop, so come ready to dance, laugh and sweat.


About the Instructor

LaTasha "Tasha" Barnes is an artist, dancer, entrepreneur, and ambassador of culture. Born and raised in Richmond, VA, Tasha has enjoyed much of her life immersed in jazz, funk, soul, and R&B music and dance thanks to her DJ father and dancing family. Having turned that lifelong passion into cultural activism she serves towards achieving the mission of Urban Artistry, Inc to preserve the arts that represent the urban experience, as a directing member, performer and educator. She is celebrated for her musicality, athleticism, and joyful presence throughout all her dance forms which include: House, Hip Hop, Waacking, Vernacular Jazz, and Lindy Hop. Through her own expression and endeavors Tasha hopes to inspire fellow artists to cultivate an authentic sense of self in their creative expressions and daily lives.

Check out LaTasha's house demo at Lindy Focus 2015

Register Online:

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Cancellations and changes to registration must be completed by January 20th at 12PM. Contact thejazzden@gmail.com with any questions or concerns.