Get these dates in your diary because we are excited to announce a series of Thursday night classes on the Tranky Doo, 6th, 13th and 20th September! The Tranky Doo is a classic vintage jazz solo routine from the 1940s. For some interesting factoids about the history of the routine and clips of a variety... Continue Reading →
If you've been taking classes and maybe even started venturing out to try social dancing the next adventure for you should be traveling to a dance weekend. You now speak the international language of dance and one of the most fun things you can do with this new found skill is to travel to another... Continue Reading →
Don’t ask what your dance community can do for you, ask what you can do for your dance community! So you’ve been bitten by the Lindy Hop bug and you want to shout it from the rooftops! Here’s a list of things both big and small that you can do if you want to get... Continue Reading →
We know its hard to keep up with everything that's going on these days! If you like what we do here at Swing Dance Leeds and you want to keep on top of all the latest news here are a few different ways you can do it. Click the links to be taken to the... Continue Reading →
Rob, Tina and Talia were interviewed last night on Georgey Tonight about the Lindy Hop craze that's sweeping the North. If you didn't catch it you can listen here on iplayer. We're on at around the 32 min mark.
You've probably heard of "Couch to 5k" right? Here at Swing Dance Leeds we have our own version with dancing instead of running. This will be the second year we've done it. We think it's a bit special so we wanted to shout about it a bit this time! Maybe you've got a wedding coming... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is Tabby The Cat! If cats could Lindy Hop I bet it'd look something like this!
Learn how to dance to the music with our Musicality Course! Musicality Course Wednesdays; 9th - 30th May 8:30 - 9:30pm at The Dance Studio Leeds £30 whole course Lindy hop wouldn't be lindy hop without the swung rhythm of the music we dance to. Once you have a good grasp of the basics and... Continue Reading →
So while everyone else is out dancing to a live band tonight I thought I'd spend Mothers' Day evening writing about my experience so far of balancing motherhood and dancing. I left it quite late to have a child, partially because I hadn't met the right person and partially because I wasn't ready to give... Continue Reading →
Tina goes back to work next week and Rob will be stepping up his Daddy game Monday to Wednesday. This means we’ll need to consolidate private classes a bit for those who might not want a toddler in the room. We can now take bookings for private classes at the following times: Thursdays 9am-6:15pm Fridays... Continue Reading →