If you read our blog it’s probably because you have been bitten the lindy bug (or the Charleston critter or the Balboa beetle). Maybe you love the music, the community, the way dance feels in your body, maybe you don’t even remember anymore because its become such an integral part of your life. If this... Continue Reading →
Even with lockdown restrictions easing up in some places it seems unlikely that we’ll be able to return to social dancing anytime soon. Perhaps by the end of the summer it will be possible to try an outdoor solo jazz class or a partnered class where you bring your own partner and only dance with... Continue Reading →
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 →
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
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.