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UBWC 2012

Uppsala Balboa Winter Camp 2012

Swingkatten invites you to Uppsala Balboa Winter Camp
Friday January 27th – Sunday January 29th, 2012
Grand, Uppsala


Registration has opened!


The camp: January 28th to January 29th

There will be two levels, intermediate and advance. There will be more than 10 hours of workshops during Saturday and Sunday. The classes will include both Pure-Bal and Bal Swing.

The workshop: January 27th

On Friday evening, a separate workshop on Collegiate Shag will be held with Laura Keat and Jeremy Otth.


  • Laura Keat and Jeremy Otth
  • Jennie Norrman and Jonas Pettersson

Laura Keat and Jeremy Otth have earned several Championships both in Balboa and Lindy Hop. They are a well known dance couple, teaching both in Herräng and during different Balboa events around the world. Jeremy's focus on style, authentic movement and unique moves along with Laura's passions for styling and musicality using good connection and technique will inspire and elevate dancers at all levels.

Jennie Norrman and Jonas Pettersson, hailing from Uppsala's very own swing dance community, have been teaching Balboa/Swing together since 2004. They seek to inspire students with their focus on rhythm and flow paired with effortless style, and always aim to spend an equal amount of time in class teaching follows and leads. While being primarily social dancers, Jennie and Jonas have several competition wins and runner-up placements between them at Balboa/Swing events around the globe.


The camp fee is 1 200 SEK (~135 EUR), and includes workshops (more than 10 hours), dance Saturday night with live band and tea-dance Sunday afternoon.

Fee for workshop on Friday will be 200 SEK and includes dance evening Friday night.


You can get discount prices if you stay at First Hotel Linné.

Single room: 615 SEK per night
Double room: 730 SEK per night
Extra bed: 250 SEK per night

The price includes breakfast.

Mention the code “Swingkatt” when you book your room.

Contact the hotel on tel +46 18 10 20 00 or linne@firsthotels.se


Uppsala is situated north of Stockholm, and close to Arlanda airport. If you are coming by flight to Arlanda, community trains (Upptåget) will bring you to Uppsala in 20 min.

If you arrive to Stockholm, there are trains that leaves for Uppsala at least once an hour and the trip takes 40 min.


Friday, January 27th

17.00-18.00 and 19.20-20.30Registration
18.00-19.20Theme class, Collegiate Shag, with Laura Keat and Jeremy Otth
19.30-24Social dancing

Saturday, January 28th

10.10-17.10Daytime classes
19.30-01Dance party with Canal Street Syncopators and DJs

Sunday, January 29th

9.10-16.10Daytime classes
16.30-20Late afternoon social dancing with DJs


Intermediate and advance


If you are interested in doing volunteer work, for a reduced registration fee (10%), indicate this in your registration.

Returns policy

In the event that you cancel your registration, you will be charged an administration fee of 100 SEK if you cancel before Jan 9th. Cancellations from Jan 9th to Jan 20th are charged 500 SEK. Cancellations within 7 days before the event is not returned.


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