Add Some Fun to Your Life

When was the last time you rolled down a grassy hill or stomped in a puddle or made up a silly song? These days we all find ourselves spending far too much time working and planning and networking and generally adulting and we forget to make time to just have fun! At Swing Dance Leeds... Continue Reading →

Footwork Variation of the Fortnight #95!

This fortnight's variation is Figure of 8 Version 2 Being able to turn away from your leader without over-stretching is a nice challenge to work on! Extra Credit: Our first Figure of Eight variation is here. Play spot-the-difference to test your video learning skills!

Couch to Hellzapoppin’

It's that time of year again when we ask the dancers of Leeds to show us what you've got! It's time for the Couch to Hellzapoppin' Challenge and this year we've got badges! Here's how to play: Start off with our Fundamentals Course. This is a 4 week introductory course that runs Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 at... Continue Reading →

Science Says Learn to Dance!

It seems like every few weeks a new article is published with scientific studies demonstrating various health benefits of dancing. The latest article making the rounds states "researchers interviewed 1,000 people and found that often those who were¬†dancing¬†not only reported feeling happier, but also more satisfied with their lives, especially in relationships, health, and the... Continue Reading →

Footwork Variation of the Fortnight #90!

This fortnight's variation is Skipping For when you're in a yippy skippy kinda mood! This is a great one for newer dancers--noticeably different from your standard footwork but the rhythm and the shape are pretty low-stress.

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