How do you go from executing moves to really inspiring others with your dancing? How do you know when to throw in cool variations? How do you dance to a song you've never heard before? How do you hit a break? How do develop your own style? We'll tackle all these questions and more in... Continue Reading →
One of our most popular courses is back again featuring signature moves from lindy hop legend Frankie Manning. Who was Frankie Manning? He was one of the greatest lindy hoppers of his time (he was the first to add air steps to the dance!). He was also hugely instrumental in the swing revival. As a... Continue Reading →
Attention Tandem Charleston fans: this is the course for you! Do you run out of ideas after you've gotten into tandem position and done a few basics? Have you ever wondered if there's more out there to learn? There is--loads more in fact! It's just hard to teach in a drop in class. In this... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is Unnecessary! Can you believe it's 4 been years since we started? We're going to be taking a break from making FVF videos for a little while, so we made this one unnecessarily complicated. Let us know how you got on! Hopefully there's still plenty of things for you to work on... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is Reverse Kick Kick Ball Change Step Have a fanastic Christmas Break everyone, keep doing kick ball changes though!
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, 5th-26th February8:30 - 9:30pm at The Dance Studio Leeds£32 whole course... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is Rhythmic Pause Don't be fooled by the lackluster name this is quite a fun little variation! We'll cut them some slack it's tricky coming up with names for over a hundred footwork variations :D
As we enter the 20's expect to see a big come back of everything from moonshine cocktails to frilly flapper dresses and obviously the Charleston! So get with the times and make sure you're dance floor ready with our Intro to Partnered Charleston Course. Bookings are now open for this beginner friendly course starting this... Continue Reading →
This fortnight's variation is The Pause Tired of the same old rhythms? Here's one you may not have tried... This variation is a great one for working on control and balance as you exit a swingout
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.