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August, 2016
5thDJX + Dance Alchemy Fusion Weekend TorontoFusion Workshop
DJX + Dance Alchemy Fusion Weekend 8/5/2016 City: Toronto, Canada Dances: Fusion DJX + Dance Alchemy Fusion Weekend
August 5 - 7, 2016. Toronto!!!

We’ll be bringing top instructors to teach over 3 days. Instructors include:

Mark Carpenter
Originally from California, Mark began dancing lindy and blues in 2005 and started teaching shortly thereafter, exploring various other dance styles from tango to contact improv along the way. In recent years he has dedicated his study to the emerging forms and conventions of “fusion” dance and is eager to explore and advance that movement through quality teaching throughout the world. His constant goal is to make the impossible easy and the easy look impossible.

Emiliano Estevez
Emiliano has a background in Lindy Hop, Blues, Hip-Hop, House, Tango, and a host of movements from many other genres. He has been dancing since late 2000 and continues to add new ideas and movements to his style. Emilio teaches weekly classes in Lancaster, PA, taught at national events such as the Fusion Exchange and Blues Recess. He DJs locally and nationally, providing a groovy flavor of Blues, Lindy, and Fusion music. He also runs the fusion event DJ Experiment.

Laura Boddorff
Laura was a classical dancer all her life, until, in 2004, she began ballroom dancing because of a boy. Laura has studied over 25 styles of dance, and teaches Ballroom. She has taught hundreds of beginners the basics they need to be confident on the dance floor, in scenes across the country. She will help you find that just-perfect connection with everyone you dance with, and challenge you with new stylings and patterns to diversify your dancing!

Dale Arsenault
Dale is a self taught freestyle dancer. He started dancing as early as 3 years old, in breakdancing and hip hop. He learned to mix breaking, hip hop and house with jazzier inspired steps to form his unique style. With his acute ties to music, he is passionate to share his knowledge of movement and love of dance with everyone. Dale has crafted a formula for dancers to develop their own styles of dance with exercises for creativity and enhancing the connectivity between music and dance.

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The possibility to expand your dance will be endless with 3 full nights of social dancing with dancers from all over Canada, the states and beyond.

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Music is a fundamental component to the fusion experience. DJX (The DJ experiment), based out of Philadelphia, has been running fusion events for several years with the purpose of pushing musical boundaries with partnered dancing. They have an excellent reputation for selecting the best DJs from around North America.

Friday and Saturday nights will feature live music including fusion mainstay David Keogh and upcoming Canadian talent Bad Willow.

David Keogh is an electronic fusion act from Seattle, Washington. As a dancer and musician in the fusion scene for many years, his unique sound has inspired dancers across the world. His music features downtempo beats layered over lush piano, violin, and electronics with an emphasis on rhythm, tempo and musicality for that magical blend of dance-forms we call fusion.

Bad Willow is a Toronto based electronic music duo who combines raw lyrics and haunting melodies with infectious beats and ambient electronic waves to create an eerily harmonious new sound.

Now accepting DJ applications! Come rock the house with us :)
Application deadline: 11:59pm on Sat July 2nd
Accepted DJs will be notified: Sun July 10th

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Yes :) It’s near ready and we are excited to share it with you once the details are confirmed.

Venue Website:

For more information, including housing, schedules, and volunteer opportunities, and more, please visit:
Teachers: Mark Carpenter, Emiliano Estevez, Laura Boddorff Bands: David Keogh, Bad Willow
12thCeuvel Swing Camp 2016 AmsterdamFusion Workshop
Ceuvel Swing Camp 2016 8/12/2016 City: Amsterdam, Netherlands Dances: Fusion Ceuvel Swing Camp is a unique event with a special concept. We've created our own ideal learning environment: personal attention combined with a lot of dance hours and cross-over inspiration from other disciplines.

Personal attention means: EVERYBODY GETS PRIVATE CLASSES. Every single participant can get half an hour of private attention from a teacher of choice on their own. Or two times half an hour if you take the class with a partner, or four times half an hour if you take the class with 4 people, etc.

For two days, all day long, there are four rooms where private classes are going on. In the mean time, for when it's not your turn for private attention, you can take classes of all sorts in the big party room, with among other things: Lindy-Hop at three levels, fusion, tango, yoga, solo jazz or a teacher's training.
Teachers: Audun Kveberg, Ida Pontén, Judith Rosenberg, Kibble White, Kamilė Pundziūtė, Pieter Aart Schouten, Ellen Maassen, Anika Kopfüber Bands: Bigband houten
18thNorthwest Alt-Blues Recess BellinghamFusion Exchange
Northwest Alt-Blues Recess 8/18/2016 City: Bellingham, USA Dances: Fusion Northwest, our favorite Recess! Or thats just what they say about all of them... As usual, the inspiring Lookout Arts Quarry plays our host: a magical setting of an 86 acre rock quarry turned circus community south of Bellingham, WA. The days will be filled with swimming and cliff-jumping in the flooded quarry pits and hiking in the thousands of acres of surrounding national forest! The nights will be filled with dancing in the circus warehouse, the Recess Bus, as well as the legendary floating dance floor that Recess helped custom built four years ago. This, all alongside the usual hallmarks of Recess: boundary-pushing Alt, Fusion, and Blues music bumping until well past sunrise and a radically inclusive ethic that can't help but inspire.
18thNorthwest Recess 2016 Bellingham, WAFusion Exchange
Northwest Recess 2016 8/18/2016 City: Bellingham, WA, USA Dances: Fusion The inspiring Lookout Arts Quarry plays our host: a magical setting of an 86 acre rock quarry, home of amazing circus community, south of Bellingham, WA. The days will be filled with swimming and cliff-jumping in the flooded quarry and hiking in the thousands of acres of surrounding national forest! The nights will be filled with dancing in the circus warehouse, the Recess Bus, as well as the legendary floating dance floor that Recess helped custom build four years ago. This, all alongside the usual hallmarks of Recess: artistically-driven parties with Alt, Fusion, and Blues music bumping until well past sunrise and a radically inclusive ethic that can't help but inspire.
19thTwilight Blues & Fusion DelftFusion Workshop
Twilight Blues & Fusion 8/19/2016 City: Delft, Netherlands Dances: Fusion A lovely fusion weekend in the cute old Dutch town Delft. Parties with live blues musician, fusion musician, and fusion DJ's. Classes from tango and contemporary teachers. One day hanging out and dancing at the lake!
September, 2016
1st1st Open Blues Near WrocławFusion Workshop
1st Open Blues 9/1/2016 City: Near Wrocław, Poland Dances: Fusion ○ inclusive ○ experimental ○ party ○ open ○ nature ○ music ○ laboratory ○ skills exchange ○ bonfire ○ retreat ○ lake ○ focus ○ affordable ○ communal ○ cooking ○ contact improv ○ Poland ○ magical ○ forest ○ volunteer ○ equality ○ somatics ○ palais ○ live music ○ love ○
9thbay area micro fusion OaklandFusion Workshop
bay area micro fusion 9/9/2016 City: Oakland, USA Dances: Fusion Workshops during the day, dances in the evening, until the early morning hours. Teachers: TBA Bands: TBA
12thHigh Sierra Recess Massive Lake TahoeFusion Workshop
High Sierra Recess Massive 9/12/2016 City: Lake Tahoe, USA Dances: Fusion Everything you love about Recess, this time in a longer, more massive format!
It will be a stunningly beautiful location
There will be enough beds for EVERYONE who wants one.
It will be a weekend event, with a Monday - Thursday pre party for anyone that wants to make it a week-long event.
There will be workshops during the day.
12thRecess Massive: High Sierras Edition South of Lake TahoeFusion Workshop
Recess Massive: High Sierras Edition 9/12/2016 City: South of Lake Tahoe, USA Dances: Fusion The High Sierra Recess Massive is the 2016 incarnation of Recess's sometimes annual event, Massive. Massive is a workshop intensive weeked event, and has a week-long pre party option starting Monday.

This year Massive will be held in the granite-lined ridges of the High Sierra Nevadas, tucked into the region termed as the "High Sierras," between Yosemite National Park and Lake Tahoe. The 320 acre mountain property is where we will be playing, dancing, creating, and celebrating on has beautiful swimming holes on the North Fork of the Tuolumne River, dense healthy forests, and direct trail access to high alpine terrain. Recess is always in beautiful locations.... but the site for Massive this year is seriously beautiful!

*Enough beds for EVERYONE who wants one!
*Need-blind scholarships available.
22ndSeattle Fusion Festival SeattleFusion Workshop
Seattle Fusion Festival 9/22/2016 City: Seattle, USA Dances: Fusion 2 rooms of late night dancing, and even more styles to choose from in the daytime workshops!
23rdBlues Exchange @ Toulouse ToulouseFusion Exchange
Blues Exchange @ Toulouse 9/23/2016 City: Toulouse, France Dances: Fusion For its third edition, come and discover the beautiful city of Toulouse, and dance the whole weekend. 3 parties with 3 bands on 3 venues. Fun activities, dance and endless parties. Bands: TBA
October, 2016
20thDrag the blues 16 BarcelonaFusion Workshop
Drag the blues 16 10/20/2016 City: Barcelona, Spain Dances: Fusion The biggest blues festival of southern europe. With more than 9 bands, live music most of time.
Two rooms, classic an fusion. Best international teachers.
Come and join us at the end of summer in Barcelona perfect weather.
Teachers: Dexter Santos, Fabian & Lisa, Mike & Ruth, Anne-Helene & Bermard, Ilaria Parisi, Noemí Castell, Ferran Puig Bands: More than 9 live blues bands
28thElm City Exchange New Haven, CTFusion Exchange
Elm City Exchange 10/28/2016 City: New Haven, CT, USA Dances: Fusion Dancers near and far, rejoice -- Elm City eXchange (ECX) is back for 2016! Whether you are a veteran ambi-dancer or have just begun to explore the wonderful world of social dancing, this will be a weekend of dancing, dining, and delight you won't want to miss!

Keep checking back on this event for updates about registration, housing, volunteer opportunities, and specifics for the individual dances!

WHEN: October 28-30, 2016

WHERE: New Haven, CT (Various locations, TBD)

HOW to get more information:
-Visit our website:

- Visit the Yale Swing, Blues, & Fusion Facebook page:

November, 2016
11thDJX November Workshop Weekend PhiladelphiaFusion Workshop
DJX November Workshop Weekend 11/11/2016 City: Philadelphia, USA Dances: Fusion 4th Annual Fusion Weekend! Two live bands, intensive lessons including Advanced level lessons. Teachers: Ruth Evelyn, Emily Webb Bands: David Keogh, Joshua Fialkoff
December, 2016
8thMidnight in Paris Winter Formal Eugene, ORFusion Workshop
Midnight in Paris Winter Formal 12/8/2016 City: Eugene, OR, USA Dances: Fusion Eugene, Oregon Winter Formal exchange and workshop weekend hosted by Crossroads Blues/Fusion.

More info to come!
18thSouth Bay Traditional Jazz Society Sunnyvale, Ca.Fusion House Party
South Bay Traditional Jazz Society 12/18/2016 City: Sunnyvale, Ca., USA Dances: Fusion 2 Bands- Continuous dancing from 1pm to 5pm. BOB SCHULZ'S FRISCO JAZZ BAND and SBTJS "JAMMERS"
MEMBERS $8.00 GUESTS $10.00
January, 2017
6thCity In Motion San Diego San Diego, CAFusion Workshop
City In Motion San Diego 1/6/2017 City: San Diego, CA, USA Dances: Fusion City In Motion
Like Nothing Else
Celebrating 10 years of fusion

No Experience required

Escape the winter in sunny San Diego!

Enjoy sleeping, love eating? Classes start after lunch each day!

Learn Blues, Tango, and West Coast Swing during the day with amazing instructors. Also try Tai Chi, belly dancing, and Capoeira.

Dance all night to some of the west coast's best bands and great DJs.

Join our mailing list at the bottom of our website and watch this event to stay updated! --->
Teachers: Moti Buchboot, Timothy O'Neill, Julie Brown, Jamie-Lynn Figure, Alfredo Melendez, Dexter Santos, Flouer Courtney Evelyn, Will Shaver, Shaheed Qaasim, Sabrina Fox, CC Wagner Bands: Silver Kings, Danny Maika, David Keogh
14thSeastar BLUES Festival 2017 NegrilFusion House Party
Seastar BLUES Festival 2017 1/14/2017 City: Negril, Jamaica Dances: Fusion The Seastar Blues Festival brings the best of International Blues from yesterday and today to the majestic cliffs of West End, Negril, Jamaica from Jan. 14th to 21st, 2017

Robin Benedict | DA Blooze Brothers | Brant Parker | Blues in Jamaica Band | Jerome Godboogie | Jay Douglas | Cheryl Lescom

Jan. 14th | Blues Night – $20 (7-12am)
Jan. 15th | Jam Session Night – ADM Free (6-10pm)
Jan. 17th | Accoustic Night – ADM Free (7-11pm)
Jan. 19th | Pool Party – ADM Free (2-6pm)
Jan. 20th | R&B, Funk,Souls Night – $10 (8-10pm)
Jan. 21st | Blues Grande Finale – $20 (7-12am)

Dinner & Drink Specials + Daily Happy Hour 3-5pm

-FREE SHUTTLE- Call 957-0553

For more info please contact or visit
27thGender Bender 2017 Recess Gig Harbor, WAFusion Workshop
Gender Bender 2017 Recess 1/27/2017 City: Gig Harbor, WA, USA Dances: Fusion This year’s Gender Bender is about confronting and reconstructing our conceptions of gender and sexuality both in theory and in movement. Class material will have a political emphasis and much of it will not be movement-based. We will have discussion-based sessions in which groups collectively develop tactics to bring back to their home communities and we will have dance classes such as practicing non-dominant roles as a way of breaking down binary assumptions in dance and in life.

We also look forward to laughing over communal meals where we can talk about how to make our communities stronger, all in a warm cozy cabin. And of course we are super excited for glamming up, throwing down, and dancing all night to some phenomenal djs + live acts!
Teachers: Cat Eisenhauer, Gibson, Aimee Eddins, Leah Vendl
27thSaint City Fusion: The Intro GoletaFusion Workshop
Saint City Fusion: The Intro 1/27/2017 City: Goleta, USA Dances: Fusion Do you love Blues Fusion but wish there were more opportunities to dance in Santa Barbara? Well look no further! For the FIRST TIME, on January 27th, Friday, we will be hosting a Fusion and West Coast night at The Butler Event Center.

If you're new to dancing, Blues Fusion is a partner dance based on connection and music interpretation. We'll be playing a wide array of music for you to experiment and play with. With sounds ranging from slow and sultry to fast and energetic , you'll definitely have some unforgettable dances tonight!

Come and join us for an incredible night of social dancing and become a part of a welcoming community of dancers.

All skill levels welcome.

Cover charge is $10 and $8 for students with I.D.

Snacks will be provided and water will be available for $1.

8:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m: Beginner Blues Lesson
8:45 p.m. - 11:59 p.m : Social Dancing

The night will be DJ'd by yours truly, DJ Squared.

Please spread the word of the event & share with your friends so we can make this a regular event!
Teachers: Olivia Seitz; T.B.A.
February, 2017
3rdDouble Shot of Blues & Fusion ValenciaFusion Workshop
Double Shot of Blues & Fusion 2/3/2017 City: Valencia, Spain Dances: Fusion The second edition, Doubles Shot of Blues & Fusion is a festival organized by VBR Valencia Blues Revolution. Five levels of tradicional blues and one level of fusion. You can taste the most delicious food. You can enjoy the longest and most magical parties you can imagine. Don not wait. Live experiences and feel the music for three days in the center of Valencia Teachers: Jenny&Dan - Adamo&Vicci - Brenda Russell - Justin Riley - Nick&Ilaria - AnnetteKühnle Bands: Dan Nash - Danny Boy Blues Band - Los Fabulosos Blueshakers - Peter Gun & Harmonica George Blues Band - Revolution Recess Band - Suave Catty - David Keogh
16thRincon Fusion Rxion 2.0 RinconFusion House Party
Rincon Fusion Rxion 2.0 2/16/2017 City: Rincon, Puerto Rico Dances: Fusion Rincon Fusion is means 7 days of fusion dancing, chilling out, beach lounging reef snorkeling waterfall jumping rock climbing wave surfing hammock snoozing bio-bay paddling organic food eating iguana sighting frog singing spearfishing coconut water drinking communal living sunbathing GOODNESS! No classes, little schedule, and more sunshine, warm water and cool people than you can possibly imagine. We provide your food and accommodations, just bring your toothbrush, sandals and dance shoes! Limited to just 20 attendees, take your time but hurry!
18thFusion Project 3.0 VancouverFusion Workshop
Fusion Project 3.0 2/18/2017 City: Vancouver, Canada Dances: Fusion Join us in celebrating our 3 year anniversary this February with 8 hours of high caliber dance instruction and a black light fusion dance social you won’t want to miss!
These workshop classes will be run at a fast-paced beginner level or at an intermediate level (see class descriptions for details). It is recommended that you have 6+ months of experience in any style of dance to fully appreciate this workshop.
See Facebook page for Eventbrite link for tickets.
March, 2017
3rdBrown ALe Blues 2017 Newcastle-upon-TyneFusion Workshop
Brown ALe Blues 2017 3/3/2017 City: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion A weekend of blues and fusion.

The workshop has been specially formulated to reach a broad level of students simultaneously; allowing us to improve your dancing whether you’ve never danced before or you’re an experienced teacher. There will be a mix of all level and higher level classes.

Then there’s the parties! Three nights of parties with fantastic DJ and great live music.
Teachers: Lucas Weismann: Jeannie Lin: Tristan Brightman: Shell Davies plus more Bands: Dan Nash
9thCruisin' for a Bluesin' 2017 Los AngelesFusion Exchange
Cruisin' for a Bluesin' 2017 3/9/2017 City: Los Angeles, USA Dances: Fusion Thursday, March 9th - Sunday March 12th, 2017


Long Beach, CA to Ensenada and back again!
All Inclusive - 4 days and 3 nights of Mayhem!
All the Food You Can Eat!
24 hr Pizza Bar and Soft Serve Ice Cream!
Group Rates and Perks (Prices and Availability Subject to Change)
3 Part Payment Plan
Room and Board
Game & Craft Room in the Afternoons
Meet and Greet Session
Private Lessons Available
Blues Dancing every night on the Lido Deck & Indoor Lounge
Live Blues Music with Sean Morse and DJ's Galore!
Private Cocktail Party
Cruise Entertainment
Port Fees & Taxes
Fuel Charge
Documentation Fees

Dance Your Aft Off!
Bands: Sean Morse
13thMozambique Afro Swing Exchange MaputoFusion Exchange
Mozambique Afro Swing Exchange 3/13/2017 City: Maputo, Mozambique Dances: Fusion Hodi Maputo Afro Swing is hosting an international dance exchange March 13-19, just before Mother City Hop in Cape Town! After the first edition in 2016 we are again exited about inviting international dancers to Mozambique to experience the culture, meet and dance with the local dancers and feel the energy of the swing kids. Enjoy the simplicity of the township and the peace and calm of the beachside village.

MASX is different from other exchanges, it is an invitation to an experience rather than to an event. It is an opportunity to leave a stressful daily life and feel the “Mozambican way”; people smiling from their hearts and enjoying the small things around them. Sometimes things goes exactly according to plans, sometimes it doesn’t, but believing that everything will always work out leaves a lot of stress behind and gives us perspective of our own lives. Activities and accommodation are included in the price and the group will stay together during the stay.

In Mozambique Hodi Maputo Afro Swing offers traditional Mozambican dance and drum workshops during the day and Afro Swing parties with at least two nights of live music. Four days will be spent in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique, three days at a beautiful beach not too far away from Maputo with the local dancers. The exact place will be announced.

This is an intimate event, the exchange is limited to 40 international dancers. Our local participants are around 50 people. Register at

Some funds will help support the local dancers to participate in the event and all profit will go straight to Hodi Maputo Afro Swing and their local activities.

For more info see
Bands: Banda Hodi
25thRecess Global House Party: Racial Justice Fundraiser Fusion House Party
Recess Global House Party: Racial Justice Fundraiser 3/25/2017 Dances: Fusion Recess is co-hosting a Global House Party to help raise funds, awareness, and action for racial justice. We are coordinating DIY parties and events all over the world, dancing and getting down to the same music—a Fusion music and Blues music live stream from talented DJs all over the world.

Email to host a party for your scene!
31stMotley Hue Fusion New YorkFusion Workshop
Motley Hue Fusion 3/31/2017 City: New York, USA Dances: Fusion "Make Ideas Happen"
3 Nights of dancing, 2 Days of classes in New York City

Fusion Dancing: We use the many genres of partner dance to create personal, improvisational expressions of music.

Motley Hue provides space for the individual shades of movement cultures to mottle together, creating a prismatic world of movement and music.

Our community is built on respect, the willingness to say “yes” to new ideas, and the freedom to color outside the lines of traditional partner dancing. Each new dance is an experience unto itself.

See you on the dance floor!
April, 2017
7thCascadia Creek Recess Olympia, WAFusion Workshop
Cascadia Creek Recess 4/7/2017 City: Olympia, WA, USA Dances: Fusion "This year's annual 'Creek' event is returning north. We are heading to the edge of the Olympic Forest for a weekend of music, hiking and western red cedars. Expect epic fireplaces, raging dance floors, and our usual antics (though we aren't going to give you any hints as to what we have in store)."
14thAlt Fusion Denver, COFusion Exchange
Alt Fusion 4/14/2017 City: Denver, CO, USA Dances: Fusion Welcome to magical experience:

When there aren't enough colors in the rainbow.
We dance.

bum bum buuuuuuuummmm!
14thDance!?! Alt Fusion Denver, COFusion Exchange
Dance!?! Alt Fusion 4/14/2017 City: Denver, CO, USA Dances: Fusion Dance?!? Alt Fusion in three words: Ridiculous. Dancing. Fun.

Inspired by four dancing fools making jokes in the kitchen, this event embraces its title with pride! During the day there will be workshops ranging from clown and improv to epic MICRO dancing and deconstructing dance movement, each with the goal of bringing more play, fun, and joy into our dancing. During the night there will be dancing with music. All the music. All geared to inspire creativity, gettin' down, and then exploring the edges of what we might usually "dance" to. There will be fusion music, music for the everyday human, alt-fusion music, and maybe even some alt-music. Also, look forward to more announcements about special features of the event including unexpected performances, the Undanceable Music Competition, the Danceable Treasure Hunt, and much much more!

Will you join us to “Dance?!? Alt Fusion”?

Limited Space Available (Capped at 100 Participants).
Invite your friends to play!
Challenge your archrivals in the Undanceable Music Competition!
14thIRN BLUES 2017 GlasgowFusion Workshop
IRN BLUES 2017 4/14/2017 City: Glasgow, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion Your favourite Scottish Blues & Fusion dance festival IS BACK!
After the success of last year, we're going for even better this time!
We've got two amazing teachers, incredible DJs and our own unique Glaswegian hospitality.
Teachers: Tristian Brightman, Laura Koan Giola
21stMist Connections: A Seattle Micro Experience SeattleFusion Exchange
Mist Connections: A Seattle Micro Experience 4/21/2017 City: Seattle, USA Dances: Fusion Micro is getting "big" in Seattle! Two nights of Late night dancing and two days of Micro inspired workshops in the beautiful Emerald City. Come get close and rekindle those Mist Connections.
May, 2017
5thPortland Underground Exchange Portland, ORFusion Exchange
Portland Underground Exchange 5/5/2017 City: Portland, OR, USA Dances: Fusion
19thBlossom Blues ZurichFusion Workshop
Blossom Blues 5/19/2017 City: Zurich, Switzerland Dances: Fusion A weekend of blues dancing in the heart of Europe. Two days of classes, three late night parties, best international teachers and live music in classes. Don't miss it! Teachers: Ruth and Mike, Gas and Alba, Catherine Palmier Bands: Christoffer Johansson, Dan Nash & Stefano Ronchi, Larry's Blues Band, Amaury Faivre Duo
19thHeart Sound Fusion Seattle, WAFusion Workshop
Heart Sound Fusion 5/19/2017 City: Seattle, WA, USA Dances: Fusion Join your favorite fusion dancers, teachers, and DJ's from throughout the USA & Canada this May 19-21, 2017 on Whidbey Island for the biggest, newest, & baddest fusion dance festival ever to take place in the heart of the Puget Sound - it's "Heart Sound Fusion" 2017 - not to be missed!

Enjoy a full weekend of mind-bending music; fabulous dancing, schmoozing, & socializing; and the most opportunity for fun, games, & spontaneity that can be packed into 72 hours on a beautiful island setting in the middle of the Puget Sound.

The all-inclusive weekend includes a private or shared-double room, five delicious home-cooked meals (Sat breakfast to Sun lunch), all workshops, classes, & group activities; and two fabulous dance parties on Friday & Saturday that will extend well into the wee hours of the morning but keep you movin', groovin' & boppin' until long after that. Sunday evening we all migrate to Seattle for the after-party at Om Fusion! What's not to love :)

Join our fbook group at Get the word out to all your crews and peeps! Plus, earn $10 for each person you refer who signs up! (Details on the webpage)
Teachers: Jo Ann Coker, Shantala “Shanti” Davis, Matia Divitt, Lessa Jay Lamb, Ari Levitt, Ilye Makedon, Alyssa Manning, Jesse Olson, Sarah Peller, Toul Shine, Nemo W., Liz W., and MORE!
19thMoose Blues 2017 OsloFusion Workshop
Moose Blues 2017 5/19/2017 City: Oslo, Norway Dances: Fusion Moose Blues is happening for the 4th time and this time we will be taking you into the world of the Norse mythology! Teachers: Vicci, Adamo Bands: Dan Nash
19thWild Forests Recess Lake Harmony, PAFusion Workshop
Wild Forests Recess 5/19/2017 City: Lake Harmony, PA, USA Dances: Fusion
25thFestival kizomba 50ndk paris crazy edition 2017 parisFusion Workshop
Festival kizomba 50ndk paris crazy edition 2017 5/25/2017 City: paris, France Dances: Fusion Le FESTIVAL 50 NUANCES DE KIZOMBA ouvre ses portes sur Paris du 25 au 29 Mai 2017 ***************
** 62 heures de danse \\\"NON STOP\\\"....vitamines fortement recommandées
** 3 jours de WORKSHOP ou tout les styles seront représentés
** ALL IN ONE... oui oui tout se passera en un même lieu le HILTON CDG (cours, social, brunch, soirée, After, dodo et manger)
tarifs négociés sur la billetterie 50NDK
**DES NUANCEURS remontés à bloc pour vous accueillir, vous faire danser, et vous montrer c'est quoi une ambiance 50NDK

The FESTIVAL 50 NUANCES OF KIZOMBA opens its doors on Paris from 25 to 29 May 2017. **************
** 62 hours of dance \\\"NON STOP\\\" .... highly recommended vitamins
** 3 days of WORKSHOP where all styles will be represented
** ALL IN ONE ... yes yes everything will happen in the same place HILTON CDG (classes, social, brunch, evening, After, dodo and Eat)
rates negotiated on the 50NDK ticket office
** SHADERS STAFF brought together to welcome you, make you dance, and show you what a 50NDK ambiance is!
June, 2017
2ndTANGO MEETS THE BLUES 2017 Ann Arbor, MIFusion Workshop
TANGO MEETS THE BLUES 2017 6/2/2017 City: Ann Arbor, MI, USA Dances: Fusion The fourth year of TMTB - the only tango/blues weekend event in the US. 10 hours of workshops and 3 nights of dance parties. Learn tango and blues basics and techniques to transition and blend them. Teachers: Heriberto Perez, Brooke Filsinger
8thAdventure Fest * Blues&Fusion Exchange ValenciaFusion Workshop
Adventure Fest * Blues&Fusion Exchange 6/8/2017 City: Valencia, Spain Dances: Fusion
9thDJX Summertime Exchange 2017 PhiladelphiaFusion Exchange
DJX Summertime Exchange 2017 6/9/2017 City: Philadelphia, USA Dances: Fusion Join us for a relaxing weekend of hanging out and exploring Philadelphia by day, and dancing the nights away to favorite fusion DJs! On Sunday evening we will once again hit up the beloved live blues jam at the Twisted Tail.

Please note the date! We have chosen an earlier weekend in June this year, so that we can all enjoy more moderate temperatures. :)
9thThe Glasgow Getdown GlasgowFusion Exchange
The Glasgow Getdown 6/9/2017 City: Glasgow, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion 3 nights of epic dancing at the friendliest dance event in the world!

Great music, great people, great times! Live music and excellent DJs will have you dancing till you drop.
This is not your ordinary dance event....
The Majority of the weekend is dedicated to Lindy Hop and Blues, with plenty of music for each. As the lights drop low a fusion of numerous styles will emerge, stimulating the experimental side of our dancing to get workin'.
Across the weekend there'll be music suitable for Charleston, Balboa and Shag in good supply and we also have diverse taster classes that'll push you to new places with your dancing!
On the Monday, we will journey out to the Scottish highlands for the day.
Bands: TBC
15thMile High Blues 2017 Denver, COFusion Workshop
Mile High Blues 2017 6/15/2017 City: Denver, CO, USA Dances: Fusion Performances and Community Awards on Thursday, Live music in classes and to dance to 'till the wee hours with fabulous Blues musicians, International-level Blues and Fusion instruction and dancing to Blues and Fusion in two rooms all night Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Plus something special this year for Father's Day! Teachers: TBA Bands: TBA
22ndTinto de Recess AlcarazFusion Workshop
Tinto de Recess 6/22/2017 City: Alcaraz, Spain Dances: Fusion
23rdLakeside Fusion VancouverFusion Exchange
Lakeside Fusion 6/23/2017 City: Vancouver, Canada Dances: Fusion The first annual Lakeside Fusion dance event. A summer weekend of camping and dancing by a lake with its own private dock, with indoor and outdoor dance space.
Great DJs and dancing until the wee hours of the morning.

Food and lodging provided with ticket cost.
29thOld World Recess: Austria Zedlitzdorf Fusion Workshop
Old World Recess: Austria 6/29/2017 City: Zedlitzdorf , Austria Dances: Fusion
July, 2017
7thBlue Infusion Goes Red and Weismann MontrealFusion Workshop
Blue Infusion Goes Red and Weismann 7/7/2017 City: Montreal, Canada Dances: Fusion Site:
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7thTwilight Blues & Fusion Amsterdam AmsterdamFusion Workshop
Twilight Blues & Fusion Amsterdam 7/7/2017 City: Amsterdam, Netherlands Dances: Fusion A fusion event that is focussed on music, dance classes, and community. This edition takes place in Amsterdam! Teachers: Justin Riley, Annette Kuhnle, Flouer Evelyn, Ezequiel Sanucci Bands: Duketown Slim, tba
8thFuze-On Tampa Bay Presents: Revolution Fusion! TampaFusion Exchange
Fuze-On Tampa Bay Presents: Revolution Fusion! 7/8/2017 City: Tampa, USA Dances: Fusion This month we're revamping Fuze-On Tampa Bay to be the dance you've been waiting for. We're itching to hear your feedback, both good and bad, to create a dance for YOU! That being said, we're kicking off Revolution Fusion with a bang, including a lesson, over 6 hours of dancing, and food! WHAT!

9:30: Zouk lesson!
10:00: Dance!

Yep, this means that if you show up by 9:30, you get a lesson, hours of dancing, and a snack for $5. Pretty good deal if you ask us!

Fuze-On Tampa Bay presents fusion every second Saturday of the month. Come on out for a night with your favorite DJs and feel free to dance any style you see fit. Swing? Blues? Tango? Tap? Solo? All are welcome on Fuze-On Tampa Bay's dance floor!

Cover: $5 before 10:30, $10 after.
Location: Simone Salsa is on Hillsborough Avenue, at
8336 W. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa, FL 33615.

DJ schedule:

What is "Fusion?"
Fusion is a collaborative approach to dancing, incorporating multiple styles of partner and solo dancing to a broad range of contemporary genres of music. All styles of dance are welcome! So bring what you know, or learn something new!
15thDisco Ball Dance Party Summer Retreat BristolFusion Exchange
Disco Ball Dance Party Summer Retreat 7/15/2017 City: Bristol, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion We figured it was about time we took our parties residential!

38 bunk beds
plenty of camping space
magical woodland walks
skill share workshops.....

Secluded yet wheelchair accessible, there's even flushing toilets and a kitchen!

Booking has been confirmed and it's coming up soon!! Click the link below to book your place. As always we are a Pay What You Can Afford event. As a guide think about giving £30 - £35 per head if you can.

With all this extra time and space, we are very excited to invite you to bring your skills to share. If you would like to create/share anything at all, or see what is already being offered, take a look here:

Shuuuuush, still a secret ;)
We can tell you that:
- CAR: It's about 30 mins drive out of Bristol. There is some parking on site, and more at the bottom of the hill.
- BUS: There is a well-serviced bus stop followed by a 20 min walk up the hill.
20thHamburg Balboa Exchange HamburgFusion Exchange
Hamburg Balboa Exchange 7/20/2017 City: Hamburg, Germany Dances: Fusion The first Balboa Exchange in Hamburg will take place July 21st to 23rd 2017! And you can even start your Exchange on Wednesday, as we have arranged Balboa events on Wednesday and Thursday also!
Right in the heart of the city of Franzbrötchen, the famous red mile, the legendary fish market (Sundays 5am - 9.30am) and a growing and alive Balboa scene! Of course, the town has a lot more to give and see! When you come to visit and dance at the end of July, you’ll be quite surely welcomed by sunny weather!
We will offer you a weekend with Parties and some special activities, and additionally/optionally some fun Balboa classes with teachers from abroad and from the local scene. You can add your choice of activities while booking online, or, if there is still space available, at the door.
Hamburgers can’t wait to see a lot of international and national guests for the first time at the Hamburg Balboa Exchange.

Registration opens Februar 1st, 11am:
Until then all details will be fixed, too!

Bands: Ragtime United + tba
20thShakori Hills Recess Pittsboro, NCFusion Workshop
Shakori Hills Recess 7/20/2017 City: Pittsboro, NC, USA Dances: Fusion "We are beyond excited to return to the venue of the very first Recess on the east coast. Get ready to dance with the fireflies through warm summer nights and cool off during the day running barefoot through the sprinkler, sliding down the slip and slide, and relaxing in our newly designed bus top pool. This is an all camping event, with hot showers onsite."
21stFusion Inclusion Campout Port Townsend, WAFusion Workshop
Fusion Inclusion Campout 7/21/2017 City: Port Townsend, WA, USA Dances: Fusion "A Fusion Partner Dance Festival under the summer sky in beautiful Port Townsend, WA. Classes, camping, delicious food, community and tons of dancing!"
August, 2017
3rdAspen Recess Boulder, COFusion Workshop
Aspen Recess 8/3/2017 City: Boulder, CO, USA Dances: Fusion "Our venue this year is the beautiful Camp Tahosa, an idyllic lake reflecting aspen groves and the not so distant peaks of the great divide. There will be bunk beds available for purchase as well as plenty of space to camp."
4thTURQUOISE 2017 Ann Arbor, MIFusion Workshop
TURQUOISE 2017 8/4/2017 City: Ann Arbor, MI, USA Dances: Fusion A blues + fusion summer dance hangout! A half day of workshops + 2 nights of dancing. Teachers: TBD
10thNorthwest Recess Bellingham, WAFusion Workshop
Northwest Recess 8/10/2017 City: Bellingham, WA, USA Dances: Fusion "s usual, the inspiring Lookout Arts Quarry plays our host: a magical setting of an 86 acre rock quarry turned circus community south of Bellingham, WA."
11thHummingbird Blues 2017 KrakówFusion Exchange
Hummingbird Blues 2017 8/11/2017 City: Kraków, Poland Dances: Fusion For the 3rd time we invite you to Hummingbird Blues, three days long blues exchange in Krakow, Poland.
Join us for 2 days and 3 nights of blues dancing and more! Great venues, live music, rockin' DJs, lots of daily activities...
18thBay Area Micro Fusion 2017 OaklandFusion Workshop
Bay Area Micro Fusion 2017 8/18/2017 City: Oakland, USA Dances: Fusion
31stOpen Blues 2017 Piotrwice NyskieFusion Workshop
Open Blues 2017 8/31/2017 City: Piotrwice Nyskie, Poland Dances: Fusion Open Blues is Poland’s first blues dance camp: 4 days, 4 parties, dozens of peer-based workshops, and live music.

The core principle of Open Blues revolves around peer-based exchange. It will all take place in an atmospheric raw palais. This space is perfect for both laboratory and experimental work as well as socialising and general merriment – bonfires, a lake, incredible nature, a bit of agritourism and many more during our weekend.
Don’t worry! We will make sure transport is as easy as possible. 
Teachers: Peers from all over the world Bands: Yes
September, 2017
15thCPH Fusion Festival CopenhagenFusion Workshop
CPH Fusion Festival 9/15/2017 City: Copenhagen, Denmark Dances: Fusion This September, we are excited to launch a new dance festival in Copenhagen!

CPH Fusion Festival
15-17 September 2017
Nordvest, Denmark

CPH Fusion Festival aims to inspire more people to deepen or discover the joy of dancing, so we invite you to a full weekend of workshops and parties. By this we hope to enhance communication, expressivity and flow between dancers through multiple styles that emphazises improvisation and brings new dimensions to the social aspect of connecting through dance and music.

We've sougt out some of the best teachers and are happy to
present a diverse programe where you will get to experience:

* Blues Dancing
* Contact Improvisation
* Improvised Partner Dancing
* Afro Movement
* Free Dance
* and much more....

Because the fun doesn't stop in class! Bring you best dance buddies, since we are gonna light up the dance floors at night for PARTIES. One dance floor will be dedicated for rhytmic music-lovers and one dance floor will embrace the craziness of contact improvisation and paint an intriguing soundscape for expemental movement.

800 DKK Full Pass
250 DKK Party Pass
150 DKK Party Fri. or Sat.

There is a limited number of tickets, because we simply love small and intimate festivals, so book one before they sell out.

Questions? Write us at
We will keep you uptated with news on schedule, food, music etc.
on the FB-page.

With love,

The CPH Fusion Team
- Nuno, Natasha, Isabella, Asya & Piotr

The festival is supported by Københavns Kommune through the local funds Bispebjerg Bydelspulje & FugleFRØ.
Teachers: Vivien Nivesse, Philippa Svensson, Steve Lade, Lisa Josefsson, Piotr Borowian, Lotte Suikjer, Nuno Catharina Pedersen, Natasha Husted, Niklas Levin, Siri Wolthoorn, Dorte Bjerre Jensen, Johannes Friboe, Kasper Buus, Rikke Grønkjær, Juli Gabor, Johannes Asmund Hansen Bands: The Gentle Sorrows (SE)
15thHot Night Fusion Weekend DenverFusion Workshop
Hot Night Fusion Weekend 9/15/2017 City: Denver, USA Dances: Fusion Running concurrent with Lindy on the Rocks
15thLindy on the Rocks DenverFusion Workshop
Lindy on the Rocks 9/15/2017 City: Denver, USA Dances: Fusion The 13th annual Lindy on the Rocks and Hot Night Fusion Weekend are run concurrently with the Denver Vintage Jazz Festival. Featuring the top names in lindy hop and solo jazz for Lindy on the Rocks, and amazing Blues, Tango, and Fusion instructors for Hot Night Fusion Weekend.

3 nights of dancing and competitions with the top names in Vintage Jazz today!

Registration is now open! You can split your registration into as many as 6 monthly payments!
Teachers: Pontus Persson and Isabella Gregorio
More TBA
Bands: Joe Smith Orchestra featuring the All-Stars
Michael Gamble and the Vanguard Serenaders
22ndBlues Exchange In Toulouse ToulouseFusion Exchange
Blues Exchange In Toulouse 9/22/2017 City: Toulouse, France Dances: Fusion 4th Edition of our blues exchange in Toulouse ! 3 bands, days activities, skills, blues music, fusion music, endless parties !
Come to dance with us !!
Bands: 3 bands to be announced in June
23rdIDW's Fusion Dance Mini-Weekender near LingfieldFusion Workshop
IDW's Fusion Dance Mini-Weekender 9/23/2017 City: near Lingfield, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion Fusion Dancing???

Hopefully we all know by now that Fusion Dancing *isn’t* just dancing one Dance Style to the Music of another, or merely adapting Moves between Styles – an accomplished Fusion Dancer does *so* much more than this…. But have you ever wondered what Fusion Dancing is *really* all about?

IDW have great pleasure in presenting a Mini-Weekend Retreat in an idyllic setting with *Expert Professional Tuition* to help dancers from all genres to work together and find out for themselves what Fusion Dancers can actually aspire to… Expect a dedicated Dance Community that works, eats and plays together to push the frontiers of Modern Partner Dancing…

We’ll be basing the weekend around Blues Fusion, but it’s suitable for Modern and/or Traditional Blues Dancers, Smooth Modern Jive Dancers, Tangueros and even Solo Dancers/Blues Beginners that want to experiment with *really* connecting with a partner…

The weekend features two specialist Workshops on Saturday and a third on the Sunday morning, with options to book yourself a local B&B for the Saturday night or even stay on site if coming from further afield. All refreshments and lunch on Saturday are included, and there’s the option to book a dinner with us for Saturday night or unwind at nearby restaurants and pubs… The class content is spread over several sessions and taken at a more exploratory pace than our famous *Intensive* Workshops, and there’s plenty of Consolidation/Practice time with expert support on hand (which means dancers retain the learning points more effectively)… All this for just £55 per person (£48 Early Bird Price!)

Mandy and Basil (who have have just been appointed as the first-announced Judges at the 2018 Bues n Smooth Champs to take place in February and who will be your Teachers for this Weekend) specialise in teaching Blues, Tango and Fusion Dancing. They have spent a lifetime in dance with over forty years of full-time professional teaching experience between them. They are widely seen as the experts in Connection and strongly believe that an equal Conversation based on clear Communication between partners lies at the heart and soul of social dancing…

The Herons Centre is a beautiful venue with landscaped Japanese-style gardens. It has a large, airy studio with a wonderful floor and floor-to-ceiling glass doors – a truly inspiring location to work in!!

The Timetable is subject to change, but here’s what we’re planning at the moment:


10.30-11.00 Meet and Greet
11.00-13.00 First Workshop (‘Coming Together’ - A re-evaluation of Blues Fundamentals in terms of movement, musicality and connection)
13.00-14.30 Communal Leisurely Lunch (buffet style)
14.30-15.00 Blues Mini-Practica (a managed practice session with music, where dancers work together to consolidate previous learning, with access to teachers for help with problems/questions or for evaluation/further suggestions.
15.00-17.00 Second Workshop (‘Getting to Grips’ – exploring the concept of Fusion and applying different Techniques within a Blues Framework)
17.00-17.30 Break for Tea and Homemade Cakes (arguably the best part of the weekend!)
17.30-19.30 Fusion Practica (with guidance as above)
19.30: Optional Dinner with us On-Site

N.B. We’ve decided to wind down on Saturday before everyone’s exhausted - early enough for those who might want to spend some time on their own to get to their B&B, change and be in plenty of time to eat out at a place of their choosing and/or go to a pub to rest and recuperate, and for energetic locals (and those of the travellers who want to join them!) to meet up for more Dancing and show off their new skills!!


11.00-11.30 Meet Up for Coffee with option of gentle Warm up Exercises with Mandy
11.30-13.30 Third Workshop (‘Bringing it all Together’ – a focus on using more advanced connection and communication in Fusion Dancing to enable more complex concepts from other Dance Styles to be incorporated)
13.30-14.30 Fusion Mini-Practica (Dancers that need to travel, attend family lunch events etc., or simply to recover together over a local pub lunch are of course welcome to leave early during this final Practica)…

Places on this Weekender are very limited so please book (see below) as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Please note that you need to book this event as a Leader/Follower pair – all partners will be rotated during the Workshops, although there is the option to work with a chosen partner during all or part of the Practica Sessions if desired.

More Details/Questions?
Text Mandy 07534 242834



The Fusion Mini-Weekender can only be booked as a Leader Follower Pair (£110 total – or just £96 Total for Early Bird Bookings where Full Payment is received by end of July 2017). All places on the Weekender are booked for named individuals and are booked on a non-refundable basis.

To include Saturday Night Dinner please add £10 per person

Camping is also available on site for £5 per person

There are also some B&B places available staying with us at the bungalow on site for £50 per person – please PM us urgently if interested in this Option as there are an extremely limited number of places available on a first-come first-served basis…

We can issue you a PayPal invoice on request or just use the bank details below to make a payment by BACS using your own name as reference, and make payable to:

Amanda Fyles
Acc. No.: 12823422
Sort Code: 60-24-31

And then send a text to 07534 242834 confirming your name, the date of the Session(s) any Options included and the names of Leader (L) and Follower (F)

We look forward to seeing you there :)
Teachers: Amanda Fyles, Basil Barrett
29thSeattle Fusion festival SeattleFusion Workshop
Seattle Fusion festival 9/29/2017 City: Seattle, USA Dances: Fusion Website:
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October, 2017
6thBlues n Soul 5 OrlandoFusion Exchange
Blues n Soul 5 10/6/2017 City: Orlando, USA Dances: Fusion A passion for great music, awesome dancing, and inspired creativity on the dance floor is what Blues n Soul is all about! Swing and Blues dancing to Soul, Blues, Funk, Motown, and songs that make you want to groove out all weekend long. Dance inside, on top of, or all around the box.

Share your Soul in Orlando Oct 6th - 7th - 8th 2017
Bands: The Beautiful Bobby Blackmon and the B 3 Band
6thChapadas Folk'n Blues Belo HorizonteFusion Workshop
Chapadas Folk'n Blues 10/6/2017 City: Belo Horizonte, Brazil Dances: Fusion The International Festival Chapadas Folk'n Blues is an event that aims to bring to the public an immersion in African American culture, and all musical strands born of blues and folk music.

In its third edition, the festival will present to the public the most varied types of language that refer to this cultural exchange, such as music, dance, gastronomy, audio visual, workshops, art exhibitions and sustainable development.

The schedule of the event will include the presentation of national and international attractions, which will interact between concerts and big Jam sessions (impromptu session), and bring to the public all the influence of the musical strands proposed by the festival.

The public can participate in music classes, dance workshops and workshops on sustainability, as well as attend the stage performances and taste beers, wines, traditional dishes and vegetarians.


Manifesto 1 with Workshop of musicalization and blues Dance
Sustainable Event Project
Gaia Troupe

Sixth day 06/10 from 19 hours
Paim GP
Folk Como Ocê Gosta
Alexandre Da Mata

Saturday 07/10 from 15 Hours

The Lee Gang
Yeca Trio (Argentina)
Gleison Tulio
Alexandre Araujo invites

Sunday 08/10 from 14 hours

Rafael Regali
Old Folk Bill
Seattle Blues BH
Teachers: Guilherme Veras
Luiza Alvarenga
Natalia Nogueira
Bands: Paim GP, Ventania, Folk Como Ocê Gosta, Alexandre Da Mata, Belzeblues, The Lee Gang, Yeca Trio (Argentina), BACK N' BLUES, Gleison Tulio, Alexandre Araujo invites, Rafael Regali, Old Folk Bill, HollyBomba, Seattle Blues BH
27thEpic Fusion by BRB ClevelandFusion Workshop
Epic Fusion by BRB 10/27/2017 City: Cleveland, USA Dances: Fusion Burning River Blues is thrilled to announce we will be holding Epic Fusion again this year, the last weekend in October!

Please help us welcome Flouer Courtney Evelyn from NYC, and welcome back Davy Badian & Natalia Bonafin to Cleveland - they are joining us for a full weekend of social dancing and workshops to introduce dancers to Fusion as well as level up dancers already familiar with the concept :)
Teachers: Flouer Evelyn
Davy Badian
Natalia Bonafin
27thTokamak2017 EdinburghFusion House Party
Tokamak2017 10/27/2017 City: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion The biggest tokamak yet.

A weekend of alt/blues/fusion/nonsense.
Join us for a wild weekend of hanging out and grooving until the early morning to some fabulous DJ's and live acts for three solid days of partying. How much fusion energy can we contain on this dance floor? Let's find out.
November, 2017
3rdElm City Exchange New HavenFusion Exchange
Elm City Exchange 11/3/2017 City: New Haven, USA Dances: Fusion Come get your dance on amidst the falling leaves in beautiful New England!
3rdINDIGO 2017 Ann Arbor, MIFusion Workshop
INDIGO 2017 11/3/2017 City: Ann Arbor, MI, USA Dances: Fusion Saturday workshops in blues, fusion and a third something awesome (we'll surprise you!). Dances: First Friday Fusion, The Blue Milonga, Shades of Indigo. Teachers: TBD
10thDJX November Workshop Weekend PhiladelphiaFusion Workshop
DJX November Workshop Weekend 11/10/2017 City: Philadelphia, USA Dances: Fusion DJX is bringing you our 5th annual Fusion Weekend this November. Whether you've been dancing with us for years or never tried a fusion weekend before -- we'd love to have you! This will be a BIG EVENT for us to celebrate our 5th anniversary.
December, 2017
29thThe CountDown ParisFusion Exchange
The CountDown 12/29/2017 City: Paris, France Dances: Fusion Paris Blues and Fusion New Year Exchange
January, 2018
5thDance!?! Alt Fusion - Bay Area, CA Berkeley, CAFusion Workshop
Dance!?! Alt Fusion - Bay Area, CA 1/5/2018 City: Berkeley, CA, USA Dances: Fusion Registration and more information is available on our website!
Register now to secure one of the 61 spots!

Dance!?! Alt Fusion - Bay Area, CA
In three words: Ridiculous. Dancing. Fill-in-the-Blank: “F______”*.

Inspired by four dancing fools** making jokes in the kitchen, this event embraces its title with pride! There will be workshops deeply steeped in clown and improv where we’ll be deconstructing dance movement and partnership with the goal of bringing more play, fun, and joy into our dancing. During the night there will be dancing with music. All the music. All geared to inspire creativity, gettin' down, and then exploring the edges of what we might usually "dance" to. There will be fusion music, music for the everyday human, alt-fusion music, and maybe even some alt-music.

This event, we’re bringing back the Strictly Undanceable Music Competition, Gastronomical Brunch, and Danceable Treasure Hunt. Introducing, at this event only, the Performativeness Show!

Will you join us to “Dance!?! Alt Fusion”?

Limited Space Available (Capped at 61 Participants).
Invite your friends to play!
Challenge your archrivals in the Strictly Undanceable Music Competition for DJs!

*Fun, Fantastical, Feelings, Fulluptuous, Frenetic
**Dancing fools = Aimee Eddins, George Longshadow, Tian Yu Yen, & Tresne Hernandez
Teachers: Aimee Eddins, George Longshadow, Tian Yu Yen, Tresne Hernandez
6thSmall Fusion Weekend PoznanFusion Workshop
Small Fusion Weekend 1/6/2018 City: Poznan, Poland Dances: Fusion
19thIce Bear Exchange BerlinFusion Workshop
Ice Bear Exchange 1/19/2018 City: Berlin, Germany Dances: Fusion
26thLucky KBF Dance Workshop VancouverFusion Workshop
Lucky KBF Dance Workshop 1/26/2018 City: Vancouver, Canada Dances: Fusion It's a Lucky KBF Dance Weekend!
What's the KBF stand for??
K.Lani's Blues & Fusion!
Karen's Blues Fling!
Kitty's Birthday Fete!
All of the Above!!

We've got 2 days of workshops, 3 nights of dancing, and 9+ hours of instruction in 3 different dance styles. That's right 3 dance styles, I'm partnering with 3 different local dances to bring you Blues, Fusion, and Zouk! We'll start bluesy with Bearcat Blues on Fri. Saturday night is my birthday blow out and I'm partnering with Sabor do Zouk to bring you blues, fusion, and zouk rooms for dancing! And we finish Sun at Coalescence Fusion Dance.

The workshop will focus on the similarities and differences between blues and fusion. It is open to all-levels and dance styles. Both blues and fusion are highly adaptable and techniques can be both applied to and mixed with other dance styles! Basic proficiency is recomended in at least one dance style, even if it is not blues or fusion.

Tickets are available on a sliding scale to make this event as accessible as possible. Please pay for the highest price ticket you can afford. Tickets will also get more expensive as the event nears so buy early for the best price!
Teachers: Lucky Skillen
February, 2018
2nd& All That Jazz west coastFusion Exchange
& All That Jazz 2/2/2018 City: west coast, USA Dances: Fusion
16thFusion Circus ZurichFusion Workshop
Fusion Circus 2/16/2018 City: Zurich, Switzerland Dances: Fusion
22ndDouble Shot Blues & Fusion ValenciaFusion Workshop
Double Shot Blues & Fusion 2/22/2018 City: Valencia, Spain Dances: Fusion
23rdLjubljana Blues Exchange LjubljanaFusion Exchange
Ljubljana Blues Exchange 2/23/2018 City: Ljubljana, Slovenia Dances: Fusion Website:
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March, 2018
2ndBrown Ale Blues Newcastle upon TyneFusion Workshop
Brown Ale Blues 3/2/2018 City: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion
2ndCosy Cologne CologneFusion Workshop
Cosy Cologne 3/2/2018 City: Cologne, Germany Dances: Fusion Blues & Fusion Workshop Weekend Teachers: Justin Riley,
Vivien Nivesse & Philippa Svensson
Dáire Mac An Bhaird
Stefanie Buller
Rufus Herbertson
Bands: Rufus Herbertson
15thCOCOA Blues & Fusion Exchange Barcelona BarcelonaFusion Exchange
COCOA Blues & Fusion Exchange Barcelona 3/15/2018 City: Barcelona, Spain Dances: Fusion Cocoa + Blues + Fusion + Barcelona will be amaizing!!!
4 nights with live music.
gastronomical day trip
historical venues
Outdoor dancing
and lots of fun!!!
Bands: Wax & Boogie check the rest in our website
16thDallas Fusion Reaction Dallas, TexasFusion Workshop
Dallas Fusion Reaction 3/16/2018 City: Dallas, Texas, USA Dances: Fusion
30thMotley Hue Fusion New York CityFusion Workshop
Motley Hue Fusion 3/30/2018 City: New York City, USA Dances: Fusion Motley Hue is a Fusion Partner Dance event. We are built on the idea of endless creativity fueled by strong dance technique. We prioritize opening new movement possibilities through our positive learning environment, excellent world-class instructors, and ending each night with amazing parties in beautiful NYC venues.
April, 2018
13thMist Connections: A Seattle Micro Experience SeattleFusion Exchange
Mist Connections: A Seattle Micro Experience 4/13/2018 City: Seattle, USA Dances: Fusion Mist Connections is back and ready to get closer than ever! A full weekend of workshops, dancing, and micro in Seattle, WA. Put on by Seattle Fusion Festival and friends. Come dance with us!
27thIRN BLUES 2018 GlasgowFusion Workshop
IRN BLUES 2018 4/27/2018 City: Glasgow, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion Blues and fusion dancing in Scotland's cultural heart! Coming back for it's 3rd year after a sell-out success in 2017. Teachers: To be announced.
27thNew Orleans Jazz Fest & Caribbean Dance Cruise New OrleansFusion Workshop
New Orleans Jazz Fest & Caribbean Dance Cruise 4/27/2018 City: New Orleans, USA Dances: Fusion Join a group of your fellow dance aficionados for a fabulous weekend in New Orleans at the city's world-famous Heritage Jazz Festival, followed by a one-week dance cruise onboard the Carnival Dream as we sail the spectacular tropical waters of Mexico, Honduras, and Belize! Sign up for the whole package or for just the cruise -- it's going to be a fantastic adventure any way you put it together!


Departing from and returning to New Orleans, LA.
May, 2018
4thMontreal Infused MontrealFusion Workshop
Montreal Infused 5/4/2018 City: Montreal, Canada Dances: Fusion "Montreal Infused", a workshop weekend with Flouer Evelyn & Mark Carpenter.
If you enjoyed last year's event, you'll LOVE this one.
You can count on the same sweet cozy friendly vibe, social dancers from all horizons, happy feet, open arms & dancing hearts.
Teachers: Flouer Evelyn & Mark Carpenter
4thPortland Underground Exchange Portland, OregonFusion Workshop
Portland Underground Exchange 5/4/2018 City: Portland, Oregon, USA Dances: Fusion 3 Nights of Dancing.
Hangouts during the day.
11thBristol Fusion Revolution BristolFusion Workshop
Bristol Fusion Revolution 5/11/2018 City: Bristol, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion Zouk. Tango. Blues. Contact. Fusion.
3 freestyle socials.
2 days of classes.

All will be revealed in due course :)
Teachers: Aaron Davies, Chris Williams, Hazel Crimmins
24thCali Creek Recess: Medocino Magid - CANCELLED Laytonville, CAFusion Exchange
Cali Creek Recess: Medocino Magid - CANCELLED 5/24/2018 City: Laytonville, CA, USA Dances: Fusion Mendocino Magic is tucked away in the hillsides of Mendocino County. Once an old lumber mill, it now boasts a private lake with boats and a tiny tea bar, an open air stage (read: dancefloor) with trees emerging from its center, a cosy old mechanic's garage hung with chandeliers, a huge flat hill top for dancing and star gazing, and a huge kitchen fire pit for brewing delicious magic.

This is a mostly camping event, with some rooms available to rent (first come first served), hot showers, and an outdoor bathtub.
24thRecess Community Campout Laytonville, CAFusion Exchange
Recess Community Campout 5/24/2018 City: Laytonville, CA, USA Dances: Fusion After considering the community feedback regarding the cancellation of the Mendocino Magic Recess, we have decided to support a Recess Community Campout event in California the same weekend originally planned (Thursday, May 24th through Monday, May 28th).
25thCross-Border Fusion BrusselsFusion Workshop
Cross-Border Fusion 5/25/2018 City: Brussels, Belgium Dances: Fusion Fusion? What is it? How do you "dance" fusion? You’ve seen fusion danced at the end of blues parties and want to know more? Or you're already into fusion and want to improve?

We’re preparing an amazing week-end of fusion workshops! We’ll have two awesome teachers, Ally Yancey (Amsterdam) and Ouardane Jouannot (Lyon), who will cross the border for one week-end and blow your minds with their energy, their classes and their music!

It will be a “choose your own adventure” workshop, with 7 hours of classes split between the Saturday and the Sunday. This means that before each class, you’ll have a short summary of the two upcoming classes: one by Ally, one by Ouardane. You can then choose the class you wish to participate in.

In all the classes, you will be encouraged to try out both roles!

You don't need a partner to register!

LOCATION: Fred Academy (Rue de la Révolution 18, 1000 Brussels)

Saturday - 1 pm to 6 pm
Sunday - 12:30 pm to 5 pm

Full pass: 100 euros
1-day pass: 60 euros

The full pass gives you access to the classes and all three parties. The Saturday pass gives you access to the Saturday classes and party. The Sunday pass gives you access to the Sunday classes and party.

More details on the parties coming soon!


Come and cross your dance borders with us! If you’re from outside of Belgium, cross the border and join us for a week-end of fun and fusion.
Teachers: Ally Yancey
Ouardane Jouannot
Bands: Catherine Kennedy, EBY, KaYaM
25thDJX Summertime PhiladelphiaFusion Exchange
DJX Summertime 5/25/2018 City: Philadelphia, USA Dances: Fusion
June, 2018
1stHeart Sound Fusion Fort Casey on Whidbey Island (Seattle)Fusion Workshop
Heart Sound Fusion 6/1/2018 City: Fort Casey on Whidbey Island (Seattle), USA Dances: Fusion Join fellow fusionistas from across the country for a fabulous weekend of Fusion music, dance, workshops, parties, & more, with some of the best teachers, dancers, and DJ's in the land!

Located at historic Fort Casey on beautiful Whidbey Island in the 'heart' of Puget Sound, it's the perfect get-away for a dance weekend!

The all-inclusive weekend packages include your own private or shared-double room; six delicious home-cooked meals; all classes & workshops, and two fabulous themed dance parties on Fri & Sat. Sunday night we migrate to Seattle for the after-party at Om Fusion. What's not to love!

Details and Registration (opens in March) at
28thPortland Blues Immersion Portland, OregonFusion Workshop
Portland Blues Immersion 6/28/2018 City: Portland, Oregon, USA Dances: Fusion Premier movement and dance training in Portland, Oregon, with Brenda Russell
July, 2018
19thCANCELLED: Old World Recess: Newcastle NewcastleFusion Exchange
CANCELLED: Old World Recess: Newcastle 7/19/2018 City: Newcastle, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion
19thThe Fusion Inclusion Campout Port Townsend, WAFusion Workshop
The Fusion Inclusion Campout 7/19/2018 City: Port Townsend, WA, USA Dances: Fusion A Fusion Dance festival under the summer sky in beautiful Port Townsend, Teachers: Ryan and Jenny Sims, Rachel Stirling and Daniel Bullard-Bates, Bands: Strong Sun Moon, J.B. Orion
19thThe Fusion Inclusion Campout - Home PORT TOWNSENDFusion Workshop
The Fusion Inclusion Campout - Home 7/19/2018 City: PORT TOWNSEND, USA Dances: Fusion A Fusion Dance festival under the summer sky in beautiful Port Townsend, WA. Classes, camping, delicious food, and tons of dancing! Teachers: Ryan and Jenny Sims, Rachel Stirling and Daniel Bullard-Bates, Carey French, Ari Levitt, Christina Gonzalez, Natalia Robinson, Wren LaFeet Bands: Strong Sun Moon, J.B. Orion
27thBay Area Micro Fusion Bay Area, CAFusion Exchange
Bay Area Micro Fusion 7/27/2018 City: Bay Area, CA, USA Dances: Fusion Micro is a type of partner dance that can be danced on its own, or layered on top of other styles of dance. It focuses on connection and awareness, and what results is an amazing dance that people get completely lost in!

Two days of workshops, Three nights of dancing. Come join us for year #3!

(show dances)
Solo Jazz
(show types)
House Party

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