This fortnight's variation is Sweep Scoot Tap Stuck in a rock step rut? Try this variation and open up a world of possibilities (you don't have to rock step on the 1, 2!) That's right this is variation number 100 whoop! 100 kick ass variations to shake up your lindy.
Did you promise yourself that this would be the year that you would finally get around to signing up for a swing dance class? The clock is ticking but don't worry you can still make it! Our final Lindy Hop Fundamentals Course starts 20th November. Just in time to get you ready to dance the... Continue Reading →
When you’re first learning to dance it's easy to laugh at yourself and just hope that one day you’ll feel less awkward. As you start to push yourself to dance with strangers, learn harder material, perform or compete you’re likely to have moments that really knock your confidence, maybe even make you feel like giving... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is Truffle Step A fast variation that needs be calm, grounded, and smooth. You've got your work cut out for you Why have we called it the Truffle Step? Who knows. We're open to suggestions...
Our last course of the year is a very special one--we'll be teaching the California Routine! A classic lindy hop routine, choreographed by the legendary Frankie Manning, it draws on all of the fundamentals of lindy hop, including 6 beat, 8 beat and Charleston footwork. Once you know this routine, you will see it everywhere! Most... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is Inverse Footwork This one might mess with your head a bit but definitely in a good way! Once you've got your swingout down playing with footwork across the whole move is a great way to push your understanding of the connection and momentum
Don't let the darker evenings get you down! Even if you've been out of school for years autumn still feels like time for new beginnings. We meet a surprising number of people who say they've been meaning to try swing dancing. So what's holding you back? Fear of the unknown? Just can't tear yourself away... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is Fast Taps If you liked last week's variation here's a follow on! ...and now we're all tapped out ;)
We've got an exciting course coming up in October. We'll be tackling Tandem Charleston. This is a really fantastic set of moves lead from an unusual position. Great for fast music and for impressing your friends! If you've encountered Tandem Charleston in a drop in class before you'll understand why we think it's worth spending... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is Slow Taps Behind Get those toes tippity tappin! Master this week's variation and we'll build on it with a faster version next week :)