At Swing Dance Leeds we want you to have a go at swing dancing, not so that you can become a pro and impress all of your friends--I mean that's okay too--but mostly we want you too see how much fun it is! We think you'll love it and that you'll enjoy spending time with... Continue Reading →
2023 is time to start dancing The Charleston
Are you looking fore more moonshine cocktails, frilly flapper dresses and Charleston dancing?! Make sure you're dance floor ready with our Intro to Partnered Charleston Course. Bookings are now open for this beginner friendly course starting in January. We'll cover the basic steps and technique for 20's and 30's style Charleston and a few flashy... Continue Reading →
Core Moves Course – Sept 28th
Get comfortable on the social dance floor by having these simple moves down without thinking. We'll give you the tools to get into and out of lots of different common shapes and positions. So when in a future class you learn some 'right to right' moves you'll not only know what that means but how... Continue Reading →
Bring on the Fun!
Adulting is hard! Sometimes the news is depressing, the future is scary, and work is just a bit...meh. That's when you know its time to shake things up a bit! Get a little exercise, step outside your comfort zone, maybe even make some new friends. Our Lindy Hop Fundamentals Course is just the thing to... Continue Reading →
You may be stuck in the house but you can still dance! We are now running pay as you feel classes on Facebook Live. You can tune in for the live streams, ask questions and chat with other dancers or you can watch the videos on your own schedule. Live streaming classes and videos from... Continue Reading →
Our Frankie’s Moves Course is Back!
One of our most popular courses is back again featuring signature moves from lindy hop legend Frankie Manning. Who was Frankie Manning? He was one of the greatest lindy hoppers of his time (he was the first to add air steps to the dance!). He was also hugely instrumental in the swing revival. As a... Continue Reading →
Footwork Variation of the Fortnight #105
This fortnight's variation is Unnecessary! Can you believe it's 4 been years since we started? We're going to be taking a break from making FVF videos for a little while, so we made this one unnecessarily complicated. Let us know how you got on! Hopefully there's still plenty of things for you to work on... Continue Reading →
Footwork Variation of the Fortnight #104!
This fortnight's variation is Reverse Kick Kick Ball Change Step Have a fanastic Christmas Break everyone, keep doing kick ball changes though!
Our popular Swingout Course is back this February!
If you're feeling confident with your Lindy Hop fundamentals, a swingout is the next move you'll want to conquer! Swingouts are the quintessential move of Lindy Hop and so important that we've dedicated an entire four week course to teaching them. Swingout Course Wednesday, 5th-26th February8:30 - 9:30pm at The Dance Studio Leeds£32 whole course... Continue Reading →
Footwork Variation of the Fortnight #103!
This fortnight's variation is Rhythmic Pause Don't be fooled by the lackluster name this is quite a fun little variation! We'll cut them some slack it's tricky coming up with names for over a hundred footwork variations :D