Maybe you've seen it on tele or you've heard friends talking about it but what is this Lindy Hop dance?? Lindy Hop is a social partner dance that was first popular in the US from the 1920s-40s. It is the original "swing dance" and is usually danced to swing music. The dance had a revival... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is Fun with Rocklesteps! There's loads of ways you can style this variation, check out ours, or create your own! --- A rocklestep feels like a rock step but has the rhythm of a triple step! ---
This fortnight's variation is the Dynamic Triple! Change weight to sweep the right foot out as you triple!
The Christmas and New Year period is nearly upon us! Here are the dates for the last classes of 2017 and when classes will be restarting in 2018: Swing Jive Leeds (Moortown, Mondays) Last class: 18th December Restarting: 8th January Lindy Drop (Morley, Tuesdays) Last class: 12th December Restarting: 16th January Bella Balboa (Sheffield, Thursdays)... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is the Foot Slap! Slam that foot down (carefully, of course) and be ready to step again on 1!
This fortnight's variation is The Scoop! Style this up with either a straight leg or with a scooping motion!
Hot Charleston is a great way to learn the Charleston, have fun, burn calories and meet some great people. The next one is this Saturday!Saturday 11th November 3:30 - 5:30pm @ The Dance Studio Leeds £8 drop in, no booking required Comfortable clothes and flat shoes recommended No partner required Next dates: 25th November ***no... Continue Reading →
A special Lindy Fridays will be taking place at Holy Trinity Church on 10th November! Please note that this is INSTEAD of the Corn Exchange. Lindy Fridays will take place in the fantastic Holy Trinity Church (often used as the Monday venue for Leeds Swing Exchange) beginning with a short Lindy Hop taster class at... Continue Reading →
Learn this classic routine choreographed by Frankie Manning! California Routine Course Wednesdays; 22nd November - 13th December 8:30 - 9:30pm at The Dance Studio Leeds £30 whole course – Small class size – Individual feedback – Progressive structured learning – Appropriate for people who are comfortable social dancing – Pre-booking and payment in advance required The... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is the Drum Roll! The easiest way to achieve this one is to say the rhythm out loud whilst dancing 'ba-da-da-da-da'!