Our fundamentals course is a very popular way to kick start your dancing. This course will help you build your basic skills giving you a solid foundation in fundamental lindy hop moves and techniques, ideal for people who’ve never danced before. Pre-Booking essential:
Learn the iconic and dance defining move “The Swingout!”. So essential for any Lindyhopper we’ve got a full 4 week course just for this one move
The course will go over the basic shape of a swingout + circle. It is appropriate for people who have learnt an 8 count basic but never learnt a swing out. It is also appropriate for those who have learnt a swing out shape and want to improve on their technique and learn a variation or two. Pre-Booking essential:
Learn how to dance Balboa with this beginner friendly course! Balboa is a dance in the swing family, and is related to Lindy Hop. Typically danced faster but actually a lot less energetic. People enjoy this dance for being able to dance all night whatever the tempo. Pre-Booking essential:
Frankie Manning (aka The Ambassador of Swing) had some great classic moves that we think all lindy hoppers should have in their repertoire! This course is aimed at dancers who are comfortable with the basics and looking for some new cool moves. We’ll spend a good amount of time on each move so that you can lead and follow them confidently on the social dance floor.
Learn to social dance solo charleston in Rob’s style of Jam Circles. They’re great fun and a confidence boost. This course is open to everyone who knows the basic charleston step, from beginners to experts. Having a mix of abilities will only make the jam circles better and you’ll learn more from it. Pre-Booking essential:
Hot Charleston Weekly Tuesdays 8-9pm at Activzone (LS27 0JF) in Morley: £5 Drop in solo Charleston and vernacular jazz class – open to all, including absolute beginners!
Bella Balboa – Sheffield Thursdays 8-10pm at Walker Hall (Scout shop) in Sheffield: Balboa Classes. 1 for £6 or 2 for £7. Absolute beginners welcome! 2x Vaccinations and lateral flow test required
Lindy Fridays Fridays 7-9.45pm (beginners starts at 8) in the Carriageworks (millennium square, city centre): 2 Lindy Hop classes and social dancing for £5! Absolute beginners welcome! lindyfridays.com