Various resources that could be useful to the Blues & Fusion community. All feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org is welcome!
List of full-time dance instructors offering video private lessons
There’s a big spreadsheet with the full-time dance instructors in our community that are offering video private lessons here:
Even if you’ve never taken a private lesson before, this is a great time to do your first! Let’s support our instructors <3
List of full-time dance instructors offering pre-recorded dance classes
Here’s a spreadsheet for full-time dance instructors offering pre-recorded dance classes. This can be a great option to work on your dancing despite event cancellations!
Blues & Fusion scene calendars
All calendars default to Central European Timezone. Add the calendar to your Google calendar by clicking the +GoogleCalendar button at the bottom to see it in your timezone.
Please add more events! Fill out bit.ly/covidance-edit-cals to get edit access.
- Livestreamed concerts and DJ sets (for artists that regularly play for the Blues & Fusion dancing community and now have their gigs canceled): bit.ly/covidance-concert-cal
- Live online classes (for full-time Blues & Fusion teachers): bit.ly/covidance-class-cal
- Online community events calendar for the COVIDance Facebook group, non-full-time instructors & musicians, talks etc.: bit.ly/covidance-community-cal
I’m most familiar with the Google products to do this, so I’ve written a lot of tips and tutorials for using Google Meet: http://bit.ly/vera-dance-gsuite. Meet is free for everyone since April 29!
Further reading: Comparison of different video conferencing solutions and various other useful info: Online Hosting Research.
- COVIDance – Blues and Fusion Dancers through coronavirus – Facebook group for the community
- COVID Skills/Need Connection – spreadsheet for freelance workers by Fen Kennedy
- Activate your local community – doc with lots of good ideas by Jenny Sowden