Start off the New Year right with Flying Monkey Swing, Mishy, and UMSwing with Bring on Balboa 2015! A weekend long Balboa Workshop featuring the talented, former Winnipegger, Vicky Yeung!
Payments can be made in person at any UMSwing Event or online.
$80 Full Weekend*
$70 Full Weekend (UMSwing OR SDW Member)
$60 Full Weekend (UMSwing AND SDW Member)
$45 One Day Pass
*Saturday Night Swingout Included in all Full Weekend Passes!
Register online at:
Online registration and housing requests close January 17.
Saturday Jan 24
1:20-2:30 Beginner (Bettering Your Basics)
3:00-4:10 Beginner/Intermediate (Tackling the Toss-Out)
4:20-5:30 All Levels (Make it Musical)
Saturday Night Dance at Ted’s (Special Balboa Night)
Sunday Jan 25
12:00-1:10 All Levels (Fast and Fancy Feet)
1:20-2:30 Intermediate/Advanced (BPM Bootcamp)
3:00-4:10 Intermediate/Advanced (Bal-Rueda Basics))
Go Balboa at Times Change(d) High and Lonesome Club!
Bio (a.k.a why Vicky is Awesome)
Hailing originally from Winnipeg, Vicky was a founding member of the University of Manitoba Swing Dance Club (UMSwing), former Club president (for many great years!) and dance instructor from 2001 to 2012. Outside of UMswing, she was not only an avid participant and event organizer in the Lindy scene but also dances West-Coast Swing, Salsa and Country.
Following her move to Québec City in the summer of 2012, Vicky quickly became a regular at École de Danse Port-O-Swing and was chosen for their advance Lindy toupe (The Destroyers) in 2012-2013, which took 2nd place at the Canadian Swing Championships (Professional Division). Last year, Vicky found the world or Rockabilly Jive and placed 1st in 3 competitions plus became part of the Jive troupe, Mercenaires, which placed first at Jive Fest in Montreal. She also began teaching workshops and classes at Port-O-Swing (in French!)
This year Vicky will be taking on many roles: dance teacher, choreographer, coach, dancer, and competitor all in the name of Swing!
Specializing in Lindy Hop, Balboa, Charleston & Solo Jazz, Vicky also loves to teach workshops in Collegiate Shag, The Big Apple & other Jazz choreography, Slips & Slides, Technique & Body Movement, and Musicality!
Destroyers Routine at CSC 2013 (2nd place Pro Division)
Happy Feet Routine at CSC 2014 (4th place Amateur Divison)
Mercenaires (Rockabilly Jive) at CSC 2014
Rockabilly 418 ProAm 2014 (1st place)
Any questions can be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org