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Sat, Aug 26


Nexus SLO (Inside the SLO Public Market)

West Coast Swing Workshop with Demetre!

Nexus is thrilled to host Demetre Souliotes, internationally known, respected, and sought after Champion West Coast Swing Dancer. In this intermediate-level workshop you will focus on connection and learn fun patterns & variations that will improve your lead and follow!

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West Coast Swing Workshop with Demetre!
West Coast Swing Workshop with Demetre!

Time & Location

Aug 26, 2023, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Nexus SLO (Inside the SLO Public Market), 3845 S. Higuera St. Lower Level, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, USA


About the event

⭐️ Class 1: CONNECTION -  In this class, we'll explore the different points of connection in West Coast Swing and discover new ways to connect and communicate with your dance partner. 

⭐️Class 2: CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE  - Work on true lead and follow through fun patterns and variations on those patterns.

⭐️Master Adaptability: West Coast Swing is all about connection, and that includes adapting to different leads and follows. 

⭐️ This is an intermediate level class, meaning you should know sugarpush, tuck, left and right side pass as well as basic whip. 

⭐️ There will be a dinner break between 5-7PM and social dancing where Demetre will DJ!


See videos of Demetre HERE

Demetre’s father introduced him to West Coast Swing at 17. From that day on, WCS has become Demetre’s all encompassing life’s passion, artform, career, and community. He exploded onto the scene taking 1st and 2nd place in almost every contest he entered. Within in 11 months, Demetre had ascended the ranks to the pinnacle of WCS, the Champions Division, and with his ability to continuously grow and adapt, his knowledge of dance, and his prowess and passion he is among a handful of dancers in the world that are currently successfully competing in Champions for over 20 years.

Demetre has traveled the globe teaching, performing, judging, DJing. He created the first ever West Coast Swing dance and community in China. He has countless achievements in dance, below are just a few that are near and dear to his heart:

California Swing Dance Hall-of-Fame Nominee

Founding Member & Current Committee Member of the: Rising Star Tour

Founder & President of SoCal Westy

Co-Event Director of The After Party - A West Coast Swing Experience

Voted in as a Champion of Champions 5 times

Rising Star Tour & Junior Division: Coach & Choreographer

Check out his website: 


  • 1 hour

    Workshop 1 - Connection & Communication

  • 1 hour

    Workshop 2 - Choose Your Own Adventure

2 more items available


  • Full Workshop Pass

    This ticket includes WHIP IT - the evening WCS social!

    +$1.00 service fee
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  • Whip It - Social dancing ONLY

    This is only valid for entry into the evening social

    +$0.38 service fee
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