This fortnight's variation is Kick It! &3&4 Kick it! Kick it real good! This one reminds me of the second half of a Shish-ka-boom-ba
This fortnight's variation is Slip Step! This slippy variation requires the follower to come in on 3--but don't panic you'll still have time to get round! (and its a good skill to work on) If your shoes aren't slippy enough for this variation check out our recent Cat's Corner post about shoes to find out... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is Big Kick! Wow your audience with this power move Sometimes our variations are inspired by other dancers. This one is classic Helen. Check out those high kicks!
This fortnight's variation is Gather Steps! A lovely understated balboa inspired variation and <gasp!> new shoes!
What did you hope to accomplish in 2018 Exercise More, Learn a new skill, Get a new Hobby, Make new friends. Did you make a promise to yourself to do one of those things by the end of 2018? If so, you're in good company. According to the Evening Standard all of these appeared in the... Continue Reading →
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 Rhythmic Stomps! We've called them "stomps" but this variation is far from clunky--you'll need to be light on your feet to get this rhythm Inspired by Gustav and Laia
Get out on the Dance Floor Our Lindy Hop Fundamentals Course is by far our most popular course. It's your gateway drug to the world of Swing Dancing! After just four weeks you'll be able to join in with other Lindy Hoppers at a social dance or wow your friends at the Christmas party .... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is Out Out In In! Make a statement with this tidy symmetrical variation Also useful for avoiding stray cats and holes in the floor
New to swing dancing? You'll definitely want to spend some time on what is probably the most quintessential lindy hop move--the swingout. You'll spend the rest of your lindy career trying to perfect this move, learning different styles and techniques and all the variations. Let us start you off on the right track! Swingout Course Wednesday, 24... Continue Reading →