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Pop-Up Dance Workshops with Portia Favro (Kelowna, B.C.)

Feeling the winter blues? Join Portia Favro from Vancouver, B.C. for a spicy night of dance to warm you right up.

Portia will be offering not one, but TWO workshops for dancers of all levels. It's the perfect way to kick off your weekend.

6PM: RETRO GO-GO (60 minutes)

This giggly, jiggly workshop learning authenic 1960’s go-go techniques, stamina-building tricks and how to maintain stage presence even when you’re all shaken out! 

Portia will share some iconic movements, secrets and techniques that are quintasentially go-go. You will enjoy a great workout in this workshop masterclass, while expanding your overall dance skillset within this fast-paced class. Please note there is no choreography combo, just technique. Get ready for surf rock, retro music and swinging 60s vibes!

7:15PM: HEELS (60 minutes)

Want to release your inner Beyonce or showgirl? Portia's heels classes are designed for all levels to truly harness their movement, presence and techniques iconic to this sultry performance style. Expect sensual movement and a focus on the technique of neo burlesque (including pin-up posing, street jazz elements, heels technique and modern choreography).

After a sweaty warm up, stretch and across the floor, Portia will lead you through a high-energy combo guaranteed to leave you feeling like a bombshell.

These workshops will both be taught at an OPEN LEVEL. No formal dance experience is necessary. Whether you’re a seasoned mover or have 2 left feet - Portia's classes are for every dancer. 

What To Wear or Bring:
- Fitted clothing that you can move in (and makes you feel sexy!) - ballroom or character shoes, 
- towel and water bottle
* Please note footwear must be for indoor use only, please NO streetwear heel* 

When: Friday, March 16
Where: Oranj Fitness (529 Lawrence Avenue)
Cost: $25/class OR $40 for both!


Limited spots available for both workshops.