Looking for a great way to enjoy a date together that is playful, lively, intimate and fun? Let’s try dancing together!
Dance involves all of your senses, enhancing touch and connection between you and your partner. At this Date Night you’ll enjoy laughing and having fun with each other, while opening up to a bigger appetite for sensuality.
Whether you are a newlywed or have been married for many years, a Date Night of dancing together will create a positive change in your communication, intimacy and confidence as a couple.
Dance causes couples to rely on non-verbal communication, which helps to build a mutual connection. With dance, you can experiment with your relationship dynamics by switching your usual roles of follower and leader. Both of you may discover that it’s not as easy as you imagined. When you shift back, you’ll experience your dance differently.
Dance helps you discover new ways of interacting with your partner. Dancing together involves looking into each other’s eyes, and anticipating the next move. It opens up energy channels of feeling and connection that rejuvenate your relationship.
Join us for a night of dancing and fun to improve your overall sense of well-being, reduce stress, better your posture, strengthen your eye contact, laugh with each other and perhaps most importantly, boost your intimacy and passion in the bedroom.
DATE & TIME: Friday, March 10th, 7-9:30pm
LOCATION: The Dance Loft 2475 3rd Street at 22nd, Suite 311, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA
COST: $70 until 2/25; $100 after
What you will gain from this workshop:
- Getting out of the familiar and into a new experience of your partner
- Skills for developing mutual respect and understandingDaily practices that support intimacy (and they only take a few minutes)
- Building intimacy and passion through dance
- Attuning and connecting to your partner through non-verbal communication
- Developing a basic swing step with your partner that you can use to dance to any sort of music at any venue. It’s the most practical rhythm!
This Date Night is sponsored by The Couples Center and led by Val Cunningham and Joshua Hoover. Joshua and Val are a married couple and teach various genres of dance in San Francisco at The Dance Loft.
Val Cunningham has been instructing, performing, and choreographing dance professionally since 1997. She is ISTD, DIVIDA and ZUMBA certified with 'High Honors’ in both Ballroom and Latin. She is a member of N.D.C.A., and her extended studies include Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet, Modern, Yoga, and Pilates. Although she is extremely proficient in all the dances, her passion lies in the street/club style of Lindy Hop Swing, Cuban Salsa and Argentine Tango. Val has studied extensively with all the great masters both in the Bay Area and around the world such as world champion Tom Slater and world-renowned master Richard Lambarty. She has extended her teaching across the U.S, Australia and throughout Europe.
Joshua Hoover started dancing at the age of 4 in the Lakewood Ballet, WA where he trained for 8 years in ballet and jazz. After finding his passion for dance again as an adult, thanks to the revival of Lindy Hop Swing, Josh has spent the past 13 years social dancing, performing, and teaching dance in the San Francisco Bay Area. Josh has been a core member of Loose Change Dance Company, for five years,with whom he has performed with at Yerba Buena Center for Performing Arts, Cowell Theater, and the Palace of Fine Arts. Josh has taught and performed Lindy Hop and Hip Hop throughout Europe and he has been performing with Val Cunningham for the past 6 years, who he has since married and help co-run The Dance Loft.
"Last night we went to try the date night organized by the Couples Center. The event was targeted at starting the new year with some ideas on how to have a great relationship. The evening was great. It had a good atmosphere and a great balance between having fun, meeting other couples, while at the same time better understanding our relationship. We got some great information and great ideas on what we would like to do better this year and how to approach it. Gal and Liron coached the session and are both very calm and inspiring. We will definitely attend future events they organize. ~ EL
“I had a great experience in the premarital counseling workshop from The Couples Center. As a guy, I was very skeptical about it. But after the two-day workshop, my eyes were opened. Gal offers us great tools to build a better relationship. I believe Gal’s workshop not only can help us build a better marriage, it may change our life. Thank you, Gal!” ~ CC
“I attended the weekend-long couples communication session with my husband. It was a great opportunity to grow closer to my other half. I really treasured the time we spent together focusing on making our relationship stronger. The weekend opened my eyes to many things and I really appreciated the passion and sincerity Gal brings to the work.” ~ YC