Author Archives: Robert Shield

Footwork Variation of the Fortnight #59

This fortnight’s variation is Tabby The Cat!

If cats could Lindy Hop I bet it’d look something like this!

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Footwork Variation of the Fortnight #55!

This fortnight’s variation is Skates!

Get your Skates on!

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Footwork Variation of the Fortnight #53!

This fortnight’s variation is Step Hops!

Inspiration for this variation came from Grace Sansom, we love her swingouts!

If you see her, let her know how much you like this variation.

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Footwork Variation of the Fortnight #37!

The more classic jazz steps in your lindy the better. Try throwing a few Suzy-Qs in there:

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Footwork Variation of the Fortnight #13

Have a go at our thirteenth Footwork Variation of the Fortnight, the Swoosh (&3&4)

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by | June 27, 2016 · 6:46 pm

Important dates early 2016

If you’re wondering when the regular classes start again in 2016 here’s your handy list:

Monday 4th JanSwingJive
Drop in Lindy Hop class
8pm @Moortown Social Club

Friday 8th JanLindy Fridays
Drop in Lindy Hop class
8pm @The Carriageworks Theatre

Saturday 9th Jan Hot Charleston
Drop in Solo Charleston workshop
3:30pm @The Dance Studio Leeds

Tuesday 12th JanLindy Drop
Drop in Lindy Hop class
8pm @ActivZone in Morley

Thursday 21st Jan Bella Balboa
Drop in Balboa class
8pm @Walker Hall (Trippet Lane Sheffield)

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Intro to partnered Charleston – 29th July

Wednesdays, 29th July26th August
(This course will have a week break on the 5th Aug)
8:30-9:30pm at Dance Studio Leeds
cost: £30 for the 4wk course

This course will get you dancing the fun energetic and fast charleston everywhere you go. You’ll learn a good number of moves and the technique to social dance them when you’re at a party. Open to beginners but is a great dance to add to your repertoire as a Lindy Hop dancer, so if you’ve taken our Fundamentals course give this a go.

– Small class size
– Individual feedback
– Structured learning
– Appropriate for beginners, improvers, and anyone else who wants to do some charleston.

to register email: swingdanceleeds@gmail.com

Take a look at this to give you an idea about Charleston and how it fits with Lindy Hop and Balboa

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