Czech dances: from the people that gave the world polka

Having fun with some of the most common dances from Bohemia and Moravia, the two regions in the very heart of Europe, that gave the world polka. Easy round dances, couple dances and mixers suitable for everyone, with a closer look on polka technique and local Czech variants of all-time balfolk classics: scottish and mazurka.

Mikuláš Bryan works hard on promoting bal folk on the Czech scene, while also teaching blues dancing and dance technique on a regular basis. His dancing background consists of tango, swing, salsa and, balboa with years of jazz and contemporary workshops here and there. Although he approaches every dance with a deep respect for its roots and traditions, he always aspires to broaden its horizons and create a bridge between tradition and modernity.