West Coast Swing


Breaking Your Barriers

Breaking Your Barriers Course with Sean McKeever and Courtney Adair as part of Finnfest 2017 on Friday June 16th. Make the best of your festival!

Intensive Course with Sean and Courtney

Sean & Courtney

Rytmipolku proudly presents an absolutely wonderful opportunity to learn intensely from Sean and Courtney. What a great way to kick off a dancing weekend!

Breaking Your Barriers Vol. 2: The Roots of Rhythm
Explore the history and functionality of West Coast Swing’s relationship with music.

This development course will include focused content on:

  • Origin and evolution of WCS Rhythm structure
  • Pulse
  • Rhythm drills and motion studies
  • Technical body mechanics
  • The guidelines of syncopation
  • Developing and executing advanced footwork
  • Understanding and interpreting music
  • Excelling in every form of music: Blues, Lyrical, Contemporary & Electronic
  • Sean and CourtneySean McKeever and Courtney Adair are one of the most exciting partnerships in West Coast Swing. Since the beginning of their relationship (in dance and in love) four years ago they have taught throughout the United States, Europe, and Canada. With diversified training in hip hop and modern dance, their individual movement and musicality push the elements of modern swing. Known for their love of social dancing, enthusiastic workshops and entertaining performances, they continue to inspire wherever they go.


    Join us for a full day of learning!

    Workshop and schedule

    Breaking Your Barriers Vol. 2
    Friday June 16, 2017 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM (4 hours in total, lunch hour in between)

  • Workshop is for everyone with the basic knowledge of West Coast Swing.
  • Intensive does not include to the FinnFest Weekend Pass or FinnFest Friday Day Pass.
  • Price: 60 euros (75 euros if you don’t have Finnfest Pass)
  • Location: Tampereen yhteiskoulun lukio, Hallituskatu 34
  • Event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/172774843218962/
  • Booking

    Booking’s now live! Please visit http://tinyurl.com/Booking-BYB2017 to book your slot at the intensive.

    Please book with a partner if possible. Leader-follower ratio for this intensive is 1:1. You can be placed on Waiting List to reach the balance.

    Notice: Payment’s due 10 days from your confirmation.

    Finnfest 2017

    This intensive workshop is part of Finnfest 2017 but does not include to the Weekend Full Pass.