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, 7th-28th February 8:30 - 9:30pm at The Dance Studio Leeds £30... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is the One Year Special! We've been doing Footwork Variation of the Fortnight for one whole year! Here's a fun variation with a subtle timing for you to play with!
On Sunday 11th December, teams of dancers from Lindy Fridays, Leeds University Swingsoc and Swing Dance Leeds performed routines and danced all day at Leeds Kirkgate Market in order to raise money for the NSPCC! Many of the dancers involved are new to dancing and had never performed in public before so it was a... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is the Charging Bull! Have a think about using this variation to emphasise long, drawn out notes in the music!
This fortnight's variation is the Walk Away! With this one you can really change the look of your swingout without changing your footwork!
The Christmas and New Year period is nearly upon us! Here are the dates for the last classes of 2016 and when classes will be restarting in 2017: Swing Jive Leeds (Moortown, Mondays) Last class: 19th December Restarting: 16th January Lindy Drop (Morley, Tuesdays) Last class: 29th November (The Little Big Band Christmas Dance on... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is Side Pushes! Style this smooth variation any way you like!
Hot Charleston is a great way to learn the Charleston, have fun, burn calories and meet some great people. There are just two Hot Charleston sessions left in 2016! The next one is on:Saturday 12th November 3:30 - 5:30pm @ The Dance Studio Leeds £8 drop in, no booking required *** Comfortable clothes and flat... Continue Reading →
Lindy Fridays regular classes are NOT running this week at the Carriageworks. However, Lindy Fridays at the Corn Exchange is happening instead! Lindy Fridays will take place in the fantastic Leeds Corn Exchange, beginning with a short Lindy Hop taster class at 7pm, followed by social dancing until 10pm. For £5 not only will you... Continue Reading →