Ann Sychterz
Special workshops with Ann Sychterz, visiting dancer from Canada
Ann began swing dancing (lindy hop, balboa, and shag) 2009 in Waterloo, Ontario (not far from Toronto) and started teaching a year after. She moved to Lausanne Switzerland for her PhD with robotic bridges, where to founded and teaches at Studio Swingtime. She holds titles for competitions in balboa and lindy hop from the USA, Canada, France, Germany, and Russia. As an academic and a dancer, she finds joy in teaching. Her personal and teaching focus is on musicality as a partnership while keeping a comfy dance.
Video of Ann dancing Lindy Hop


Collegiate ShagThe Collegiate Shag (or "Shag") is a partner dance, originated in the Carolinas in the US, done primarily to uptempo swing and pre-swing jazz music (185-200+ beats per minute). Come learn the basics that would get your feet unstoppable in fast music with Ann in this 2-hour workshop followed by 1 hour of social dance in La Habana (upstairs)!

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What: 2-hour class + 1-hour social dance
Cost: 200,000 VND per person or 380,000 VND per couple   
Level: Open
When: 7pm - 10pm Tuesday 14-Nov
Venue: La Habana upstairs @ 152 Le Lai, D.1


Balboa dance The Balboa is a swing dance that originated in Southern California during the 1920s (though it may have started as early as 1915) and enjoyed huge popularity during the 1930s and 1940s. The term Balboa originally referred to a dance characterized by its close embrace and full body connection at tempos of 180 - 250 beats per minute. Come learn its basics and how to mix Lindy Hop and Balboa beautifully with Ann! 

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What: 90-minute of workshop before 2 hours of social dance
Cost:  190,000 VND per person  or 350,000 VND per couple
Level: Intermediate
When: 7pm - 8.30pm Wednesday Nov 15
Venue: La Habana upstairs @ 152 Le Lai, D.1

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