Royston Franklin Intensive Oct 2023
Sat, Oct 21 to Sun, Oct 22

Robert Royston & Eric Franklin NYC Weekend Intensive – The Franklin Method & Shared Center System

About the Event

Robert Royston & Eric Franklin will teach an intensive together for the first time ever! Earn a certification for The Franklin Method and The Shared Center System.

Open to all levels and dancers of any partner dance style.


• $450 Early bird rate valid until 10/10
• $500 after 10/10
• No partner required

• Certification for “Body Mechanics of Connection: From Floor to Partner”
• Eric Franklin Elastic Bands
• Eric Franklin Massage Balls
• Workbooks from both Robert & Eric

• Wear clothing comfortable for dance
• Appropriate dance shoes
• Your desired note-taking method (laptop, notepad, phone)

• The Science of the Step: Subtlar & Knee Coordination
• Fascia Function for Dance: Recoil, Power Amplification & Dampening
• Conditioning for Dance with Elastic Bands
• Better Balance & Tension Release with Balls
• The Science of Connection from the Center-Counter Point (CCP) through the pelvis region
• How we connect what is occurring from the floor to the pelvis to what is happening from the pelvis to the hand
• Understanding usage of the Shared Center System
• Muscular Redirection & Collagen Recoil
• How a leader creates the most effective system that the follower can use to move themselves

Sat 10/21
• 10:30-5:30pm Intensive, with 1:30pm lunch (included)
• 8:30pm-12am Gotham Swing Party (separately-ticketed, few blocks away)

Sun 10/22
• 11-3:15pm Intensive
• 4-7pm Tea Dance After-Party ft. DJ John Festa (open to all)

• Saturday’s lunch (complimentary with admission) includes sandwiches with vegan options available. Drinks will include water and unsweetened iced tea.
• Attendees welcome to grab lunch locally at one of many nearby options in Midtown NYC
• Sunday’s Tea Dance will include light refreshments.

EPA Dance Studio
240 W 37th St, Fl 2
New York, NY 10016

(few blocks away from New York Penn Station in Midtown NYC

• Nearest airports include: Newark, NJ (EWR), LGA, and JFK
• Upon arrival, you can either take Uber/taxi to Midtown NYC or take public transport
• From EWR, you can take the Newark Airport Airtrain to the Newark Airport NJ Transit station, then take the train to New York Penn Station.
• From LGA and JFK, follow directions to subway.

Robert Royston is an accomplished dancer and choreographer who has won multiple national and international titles in various dance styles, including swing, country, salsa, and cabaret. He has been inducted into several dance hall of fames and has performed on Broadway as a principal dancer and assistant choreographer. Royston has also worked as a choreographer in music videos and for tours of popular artists such as Taylor Swift, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Brad Paisley. In addition to his dance career, Royston is also a coach, emcee, and teacher who runs his own production company and teaches dance intensives all over the world.

Eric is a mind-body expert, movement educator and the founder and director of the Franklin Method, which incorporates movement and imagery to help improve coordination, flexibility, mobility, strength & body awareness. Eric is a former dancer who teaches his techniques at workshops and universities worldwide including the Juilliard School in New York. He is the author of more than 20 books, many of which show how the Franklin Balls can be used to perform Franklin Method techniques and exercises.

320 W 37th St, Fl 2
New York, NY 10018
United States
$450 – $500
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