All Slow Bal

Residential Weekend in Torquay

All Slow Bal Weekend

Thank you...

so much to everyone who attended and supported the Virtually All Slow Bal weekend and helped to create such a fabulous event… :-). more...

Well over 200 dancers booked, from over 30 countries, with every continent represented (except Antarctica). Amazing for a style that is still relatively new to many!

Our teachers were brilliant, so a huge thank you to Shani, Jacob, Kelly, Mickey, Olga, Andreas, Anni and Gasper. Superb classes from all, in spite of such difficult circumstances.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our events planned for next year, and sincerely hope that things will be considerably more settled at that time...

Click here for more information on our dedicated Virtually All Slow Bal 2020 website

All Slow Bal May 2021 

A whole weekend of Slow Bal in a fabulous sea front hotel right on the water's edge with stunning views over Torquay bay...  

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Covid-19 Message: Although there is still much uncertainty regarding Covid-19 we sincerely hope that the Covid situation will be sufficiently under control for this event to be able to run. We can't wait to be able to meet up in person for classes and dancing. Whilst thinking positively, the safety of all concerned is paramount, and we are keeping a watchful eye on Covid-19 developments. Whatever happens we will do our very best to make sure our teachers are able to earn what they can at this very difficult time. 

We look forward to... World class Slow Bal tuition, comfy accommodation, great food, and everything under one roof, what's not to love!


Mickey Fortanasce (USA) and Anna-Maria Bernhard (Germany) 


Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd May 2021


£270 for workshops with accommodation (dinner, bed and breakfast) included


Livermead Clif Hotel, Torquay

Everything under one roof

8 hours of workshops with top international teachers

3 dances including the Sunday afternoon tea dance with cakes

Beachside hotel with fabulous views 

Relax as you catch up with friends with a glass of your favourite tipple... 


Intermediate and above:

Taught by Mickey and Anna-Maria
You are likely to have done at least a term of regular classes, attended a full weekend of Slow Bal, or a combination of similar.

Beginners and improvers:

Teachers: TBA
We had reduced the event to just one pair of teachers due to ongoing uncertainty around the Covid-19 situation. Having recently reviewed the situation, we will unfortunately not be able to reinstate the second stream which would have been geared towards beginners or those who might only have done a taster class or two. We look forward to running two streams in 2022.

Please contact us to be the first to hear when bookings will open for this event, as well as other Balboa dance weekends that we run. 







More Balboa Events

Martyn, Sue, Tony and Anna also run the following residential dance weekends

Bal Spring Break 2021

Residential Balboa Weekend

in a fabulous sea-front hotel
Top International Teachers

Friday 23rd to Sunday 25th April 2021 

Jennifer Lee & Andreas Olsson (USA/Sweden)

£270 for 2 nights including dinner, B&B (Fri/Sat)

Click here for more details about Bal Spring Break

BalBreak 2021

Friday 10th to Sunday 13th September 2021

Marty Lau and Sylvia Sykes (USA)
Jacob Wigger and Shani Brown (USA

£TBA per person includes 2 nights half board accommodation in Torquay

Click here for more details about BalBreak 2021


Event run by Martyn and Sue Ridge, Tony Taylor and Anna Stephenson

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