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 →
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...
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 ;)
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 :)
This fortnight's variation is Figure of 8 Version 2 Being able to turn away from your leader without over-stretching is a nice challenge to work on! Extra Credit: Our first Figure of Eight variation is here. Play spot-the-difference to test your video learning skills!
It's that time of year again when we ask the dancers of Leeds to show us what you've got! It's time for the Couch to Hellzapoppin' Challenge and this year we've got badges! Here's how to play: Start off with our Fundamentals Course. This is a 4 week introductory course that runs Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 at... Continue Reading →
If you're just at the start of your lindy hop journey, chances are good that you've seen a swingout in videos or on the dance floor and thought "Wow! When will I be able to dance like that?!" Swingouts have that effect on people--two dancers effortlessly whizzing round each other and don't even get us... Continue Reading →