Cubberley Community Center Auditorium
4000 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94303-4760

Wednesday, April 9, 2007, 8:00 - 9:30
$25, ($20 for the club members), free practica

Alison Hurwitz

Position, Presentation and Poise for Great Dancing

A workshop for men and women. Advice from the pro:
Discover the power of centered movement, body alignment, shaping and connection.
Use simple techniques to transform your dancing and create new awareness in your body!

1st 30 minutes: Creating Ideal Dance Posture, Alignment, and Balance.
2nd 30 min: Connecting with A Partner: The Invitation, The Dance, The "Fin", The Bow and Curtsy
3rd 30 min: Innovation and Musicality in Movement

Who is Alison? :
"Alison Hurwitz has been dancing in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1997. A Highly Commended Associate of both the ISTD and DVIDA dance organizations, Alison teaches, studies and performs American Smooth, American Rhythm, International Standard, Ballet, Jazz, Afro-Cuban, Argentine Tango, Lindy Hop, Hustle, Salsa and Dance Aerobics. Alison has performed with such local groups as the Decobelles, Mambo Romero, The Harmony Project Dance Company, DancEvents, Tango Con Fusión and her current partner, Jesús Ortiz. She currently teaches and performs in Daly City, San Francisco, and Oakland.

Alison has been seen on Evening Magazine and Channel 5 news, and featured in the San Francisco Chronicle. She has instructed on cruises, at dance camps, and coached performance teams. Alison’s instructional DVDs include Dance Vision’s professional accreditation DVD, as well as Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Waltz, Foxtrot, Rumba and Swing, available from Her festival credits include the Glen Park Festival, the SF Hip Hop Festival, the Front Row Festival, the SF Ethnic Dance Festival, the International Salsa Congress in Los Angeles, and the World Salsa Congress in Puerto Rico."

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