Close Embrace Dancing: Presence, Polarity and Flow


May 16, 2024    
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


The Center SF
548 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, California, 94117

Event Type

Ignite Your Dance Spirit: Explore Close Embrace & Sensuality!

A’lan and Anđela invite you to a transformative 2-hour workshop designed to elevate your dance experience!

Beyond the Steps – A Journey of Connection:

  • Deepen Your Dance: This workshop delves deeper than just physical movement, exploring the art of close embrace and sensuality for a more fulfilling dance experience.
  • Embodied Centering: Develop strong grounding and presence to connect more effectively with your partner, fostering a powerful dance connection that transcends physical touch.
  • For All Levels: Whether you’re a dance novice or a seasoned ecstatic or partner dancer, this workshop offers valuable insights and playful exploration to ignite your spirit.

Workshop Structure:

  • The Art of Embrace (60 minutes): This comprehensive session focuses on building a fluid and close embrace through techniques like awareness, polarity, and flow.
  • Practice Dance (60 minutes): Put your newfound skills to the test in an energetic dance practice session, breathing life into what you’ve learned.


  • Deeper Connection: Transform your dance into a deeply connected, electrifying experience.
  • Enhanced Skills: Gain valuable tools to improve your close embrace technique.
  • Rejuvenated Spirit: Leave the workshop feeling invigorated and inspired by the playful exploration of sensuality.

Workshop Details:

  • Price: $35 early-bird / $40 at the door
  • Doors Close at 7:30 PM: Please arrive on time to ensure an uninterrupted experience. Late entry will not be possible once the workshop begins.

About Your Hosts:

  • A’lan: With over 20 years of experience, A’lan specializes in close-embrace dance, bringing expertise in Blues, Fusion, Tango, and Micro styles. He’s a celebrated figure in the national fusion scene, traveling and teaching workshops across the US. A’lan prioritizes connection, consent, safety, and creating positive shared experiences in his classes.
  • Anđela: Dancing since age 11, Anđela’s experience spans across Ballroom and Latin dances. She has honed her skills in Salsa, Cha Cha, Rumba, Swing, and more, teaching both in Europe and the Bay Area. Currently a Lead Studio Coordinator and Partner Flow Specialist, Anđela guides dance enthusiasts on their journeys of movement and discovery.

Join A’lan and Anđela for an unforgettable journey! Unlock the magic of connection, sensuality, and a deeper dance experience!

Please note: This event is non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Tickets can be sold or gifted to a friend.

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