HUSTLE — THE MOST FUN YOU WILL EVER HAVE DANCING !!!
NEW YORK HUSTLE—A REALLY GREAT AMERICAN DANCE !!!
FUN !!! SPECTACULAR !!! THRILLING !!! EXCITING !!!
NO PARTNER NECESSARY
BE PART OF A FUN, GROWING, EXCITING, & CHALLENGING DANCE GROUP
Learn New Signature & Classic Patterns
Emphasis on Women’s Styling & Men’s Leading Technique
EVENT: Hustle Dance Class + Practice Session
INSTRUCTOR: Julia St. Marie (See Below)
DAY: Every Tuesday Night
TIME: 7:00 to 8:00 pm, Hustle Dance Class. 8:00 to 8:30 pm, Hustle Practice Session
COST: Class—$12 per Person, Cash, Drop-in.
VOLUME DISCOUNT CLASS CARDS: a Hustle 10-Class Card is Now Available for $100 (Recommended)
LOCATION: Step By Step Studio @ The Stage in Anthem (See Below for Address & Directions)
WHAT IS THE NEW YORK HUSTLE?
Anyone who remembers the late 1970’s and early 80’s will also remember New York Hustle, a great American dance that came out of Spanish Harlem at that time. It evolved out of Puerto Rican Mambo. The dance reflected the free spirit of the times. The Vietnam War had ended, the Watergate scandal was over, and America’s young people wanted to have fun & party! And there was the Hustle, waiting with open arms. It became the great dance of young people. Discotheques were built in every city in America, classic disco music for hustle dancing was being heard everywhere, and for the first time in several generations, young people were dressing up and going out to dance. It was a fun, fun, fun nation-wide phenomenon!
YOUR INSTRUCTOR: JULIA ST. MARIE
Julia St. Marie is one of New York’s original Hustle dancers. She is a professional dancer with life-long training in all areas of dance & performing arts: ballet, jazz dance, modern dance, gymnastics, ballroom, latin, social dancing, and more. In the late 1970’s and early 1980’s Julia would have been found dancing Hustle at all of New York’s great discotheques. She later relocated to Las Vegas and had a career as a professional dance performer in many shows on & off The Strip.
Today, Julia is in a partnership with Step By Step Studio @ The Stage in Anthem, in charge of a growing Hustle Dance Program.
You can find Julia at: www.HustleHallOfFame.Com
LOCATION & DIRECTIONS:
STEP BY STEP STUDIO @ THE STAGE IN ANTHEM
A Beautiful & Modern Dance Facility in a Very Nice, Safe, & Upscale Area, about 12 Miles South of The Strip, and 4 Miles South of the 215 Freeway
2510 Anthem Village Dr., ste. 150, Henderson, NV 89052 (Anthem Neighborhood)
Located between southern Eastern Avenue and Anthem Parkway, in Anthem, on the western edge of the city of Henderson, just past the point at which Anthem Parkway branches off from Eastern Avenue.
From the 215 Freeway, take Eastern Ave. south about 4 miles: Go past Silverado Ranch, go past St. Rose, go past Coronado Center, go past Horizon Ridge, go past Sunridge Heights, and go past Summit Grove. Anthem Parkway will branch off to your left. Follow the signs & arrows that say “Anthem” and this becomes Anthem Pkwy. The next traffic light is Reunion Dr. Turn right on Reunion Dr. Turn right again on Anthem Village Dr. (there is a CVS at this corner). Turn right again into the first driveway on your right, and The Stage is far in the back among a group of buildings that look like medical buildings.
FOOTWEAR FOR HUSTLE
In Hustle, we do a lot of pivoting and walking on a wood dance floor.
If you like Hustle, and wish to stay involved long-term (and in order to make dancing more comfortable), you might want to invest in a pair of ballroom dance shoes. These are specially designed to walk & freely pivot on a wood dance floor. They have either leather or suede soles, and a strap or laces over the top of the ankle to keep the shoe on the foot. Usually a woman’s shoe has a 3 or 4-inch heel, and a man’s shoe has a 1-inch heel. You should avoid wearing flip-flops, slip-ons, platforms, boots, athletic footwear, or soles of synthetic materials like nylon or rubber (since these will grip the floor, and prevent you from pivoting freely). Avoid patent leather, or shoes with protruding welts on their edge. Temporarily, dress shoes with leather soles, or even thick socks, might work. There is a discount store near Eastern & Sunset that seems to have the best prices:
DANCE 4 LESS, DISCOUNT DANCE SHOES & DANCEWEAR, 2700 E. Patrick Ln., Las Vegas, NV 89120. This is at the corner of Patrick Ln. and Harrison, just east of Eastern Ave., and north of Sunset, near a Walmart Super Center. They are open till 6pm, I believe. Phone: (702) 262-7946, and website: www.Dance4Less.Com. If you mention that you study dance at Step By Step Ballroom, you will receive a discount.
Spend some time at the store, and make sure the shoes fit properly before purchasing them.
Proper footwear will make your dancing much more comfortable!
FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact Julia St. Marie