The new year is an excellent time to try something new. If you're thinking about having a go at partner dancing we've got the perfect course for you! Swing dancing is a great way to get active, learn a new skill and meet a fabulous bunch of people. Why not give it a go? Learn... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is Wrap In This variation makes any move look extra fancy The trick to making it pop is to wrap into your arm on the 6.
Our 2020 line up is out! Put these dates in your diary folks. All of these courses are 8:30-9:30pm at Dance Studio Leeds. We'll also have Lindy Hop Fundamentals running alongside these courses on the same dates in the 6:30-7:30pm slot. 8 Jan - 29 Jan Intro to Partnered Charleston 5 Feb - 26 Feb... Continue Reading →
Have you asked for experiences instead of things this year? Do you want your Christmas shopping to support local businesses instead of corporate greed? Then look no further! Swing Dance Leeds Gift Vouchers tick all the boxes! Locally SourcedAll NaturalZero wasteCarbon NeutralFamily FriendlyGluten Free We can do gift vouchers for Wednesday Courses, Hot Charleston workshops... Continue Reading →
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