19. – 21. April 2024 // WOW… A WORKSHOP WEEKEND WITH VASSILIKI & VIKTOR!

WOW… We are excited to kick off our new workshop series with these two extraordinary dancers, Vassiliki Papadopoulou and Viktor Lillard! Join us for a weekend of Lindy Hop and Authentic Jazz workshops. Let their passion, creativity, and joy for dance inspire you. Choose a combination of classes and secure your spot!

 

About Vassiliki:

Meet Vassiliki Papadopoulou, a dancer since age 8, who discovered her passion for Lindy Hop and Vernacular Jazz at 19. With boundless energy and creativity, she has danced non-stop, attending workshops worldwide. Based in Athens, she shares her love for Lindy Hop and Authentic Jazz as a dedicated instructor with the Rhythm Hoppers’ team, finding freedom, energy, and joy in these expressive and inspiring dance forms. Don’t miss the chance to learn from her expertise!

 

About Viktor:

Viktor Lillard’s journey took an unexpected turn when Lindy Hop and Authentic Jazz dance captured his heart in Ohio back in 2013, igniting a profound love for Jazz that continues to grow. Infused with diverse influences, Viktor brings a unique dance flavor to his teachings, spreading the joy of dance while delving into Jazz’s rich history and cultural roots. Teaching on three continents, Viktor combines musical knowledge and creative insights to help dancers find comfort in basics, expand boundaries, and, above all, experience the sheer joy of swing.

 

Price: 47,- for a 120-Minutes-Workshop, -10% off for the second WOW booking, 15% off for every further WOW…
Dates: Friday-Sunday, 19.-21.April 2024
Location: Sal – Salesianergasse 10, 1030 Wien

Workshop Schedule:

 

Friday, 19. April

18:45-21:00: Lindy Hop Invitational – Embodying Music

 

Saturday, 20. April

11:00-13:15: Lindy Hop Int-Adv – Finding Space

15:30-17:45: Lindy Hop Advanced – Break it Down to Build it Up

 

Sunday, 21. April

11:00-13:15: Lindy Hop Intermediate – Closed Position Flows

14:00-16:15: Solo Jazz Intermediate with Viktor – John Bubbles Inspiration

18:00-20:15: Solo Jazz Advanced with Vassiliki – Dancing Conversations

To avoid frustration for yourself and among the participants, please sign up only for classes for which you meet the requirements.

Requirements:
  • Basic Lindy Hop moves and rhythms (6-count moves, 8-count moves, Lindy Charleston) can be danced to convenient tempos.
  • You feel comfortable with simple routines.
  • You regularly attend social dancing events.
Requirements:
  • High confidence in basic and intermediate Lindy Hop rhythms and moves.
  • Comfortable dancing to a variety of tempos.
  • You have been dancing for at least 2 years.
Requirements:
  • You regularly work on fine-tuning your basics, complex rhythms, and partnering technique.

  • You are able to interpret different styles of music and express them in your dancing.

  • Fast tempos don’t scare you.

  • You have been dancing and practicing regularly for about 3-10 years.

Requirements:
  • Participation is by invitation or:
  • You have a record in competitive dancing and/or teaching Lindy Hop.
  • So if you’re a local teacher you’re automatically invited
  • If you believe you should be invited, please write us an email at contact@ighop.at.

Registration opens on 17th of March, 5PM!