Weekend Schedule Overview

Schedule details are subject to change.


Social Dance (solo)

Dancing Classes

Balboa & Bal-swing inspired stylings, aesthetics, musicality and more with a small group of dancers who are also practicing solo.  Classes will be adjusted for the general level of the group, but is intended for people Int/Adv or higher. Register now »

Social Dance (partnered)

Dancing Classes

Moves, stylings, musicality and more for Balboa & Bal-swing.  This class is intended for partners in the same location with previous experience dancing Balboa at an Int or higher level. Register now »


Dancing & Non-Dancing Classes

Some dance classes to enhance listening and improvising to swing music, plus some lectures on understanding the music better.   Partners and Balboa experience are not required for this track. Register now » 

History & Legends

Dancing & Non-Dancing Classes

Classes about the history of swing dancing in Southern California including Balboa (Pure Bal), Bal-Swing and LA Swing.  Plus learn about some of the original dancers that made Bal what it is  today: their trademark styles and stories about who they are.  Partners not required, some Balboa experience is recommended, but not required.  Register now »


Non-Dancing Classes

Work with world renowned DJs Shana Worel and Ryan Swift to learn the art and craft of DJing for swing dances. This class will cover subjects such as music selection, technology, contest DJing, event DJing, and others based on the interest of the students.  No DJ experience is required to take this class, but content will benefit those who have prior experience as well. Class will also include peer feedback and hands on exercises. Register now »

Community & Organizing

Non-Dancing Classes

Classes on:  running a dance event, running dance contests, building an inclusive local scene or community and growing Bal dancers locally. Register now »

How CalBal Live Classes Work

Each track offers 5 hours of intimate classes plus unlimited access to attend electives and “audit” all other classes via livestream feed.

Each Class will list: Class Title, Teacher Names, Dancing or Non-dancing to aid in your class selection during the event.

All classes will be recorded and available for on-demand viewing shortly after class has ended.