PARTNER DANCING: CAJUN, ZYDECO & WALTZ
Open to All Levels | Required Skills: None
Learn the fundamentals of Cajun dancing with dancer, teacher Mark Stoltz as he guides you through the Cajun Waltz and Cajun Two-Step .The jitterbug and Zydeco. These lessons will teach you basic steps and enable you to dance to any Louisiana music. For those who have mastered the basic steps, learn more complex moves and variations you can use to build variety and develop a personal style. Focus will be on the Cajun waltz, jitterbug, two-step and an introduction to Zydeco. Dancing is the highest honor one can pay a Cajun or Zydeco band. It is the applause.
Mark fell in love with Louisiana dance and music at Wheatland 23 years ago. He has extensive dance experience and has been teaching for the last 16 years. Mark has studied with master dancers and world champions and has traveled to festivals and dances all over the country. In 2006 Mark instructed at the prestigious Australian National Folk Festival where he taught Zydeco dance. Mark spends half the year in Louisiana This keeps, Mark current on the latest trends in this special dancing style. His greatest pleasure is to introduce others to these wonderfully exciting and energized forms of dance. For further information on Mark and the Cajun/Zydeco experience in general, visit his website at www.cajunsmile.com. Or contact him on Facebook .