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
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 top ten for most popular New Years Resolutions for 2018. If you haven’t yet got round to it. Don’t worry, there’s still time! We’ve got one more Lindy Hop Fundamentals Course scheduled before the end of the year and at the moment there are still places available!
We will teach you the basics of Lindy Hop in just one 4-week course! This course will give you a solid foundation in fundamental lindy hop moves and techniques, ideal for people who’ve never danced before. With small class sizes you will meet a lovely group of people, meaning you’ll have friends to dance with when you come along to a social dance or drop in class. It is appropriate for absolute beginners as well as anyone else who wants to re-visit their basics
– Small class size
– Individual feedback
– Structured learning
Wednesdays 21st Nov – 12th Dec
at Dance Studio Leeds
cost: £30 for the 4wk course
Pre-booking and payment required in advance
to register email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Have a look at this video for a taster of what you can expect on the course:
For a full list of course dates visit our courses page
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 lindy hoppers learn it at some point so it’s an easy impromptu performance piece. Whether you want to do more performing or you’re just looking to challenge yourself, this course is a great way to do it!
We will need to move quickly to get through the routine in four weeks so there are a few prerequisites. You will need to be familiar with basic 6 beat moves (tuck turn, passby, bring back), swingouts, and tandem Charleston. The version we do on the course will have some flashy moves but no big aerials so that we can focus on the dancing (for those that are interested we’re happy to help you add aerials in later!).
California Routine Course
Wednesdays, 21st November – 12th December
8:30 – 9:30pm at The Dance Studio Leeds
£30 for the 4 week course
Email email@example.com to book your place
Here’s a sneak peek of what the California Routine looks like (with aerials)