Drum roll please! Rattatat-rattatat-rattatat! Now announcing our Wednesday Courses schedule for 2019! Put these dates in your diary folks. All of these courses are 8:30-9:30pm at Dance Studio Leeds. We'll also have Lindy Hop Fundamentals running alongside these courses on the same dates in the 6:30-7:30pm slot. 9 Jan - 30 Jan Intro to Partnered... Continue Reading →
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 →
So one thing you may not know about me (Tina) is that I love, love, LOVE African Dance! So I was super excited when Nii Kwarty Owoo turned up in Leeds and started running weekly classes! His classes are brilliant and I want more people to know about them so I've organised a weekend workshop... Continue Reading →
Whether you're going for maximum performance and comfort or authentic vintage style shoes are a very important part of any dancers wardrobe. We'll have a look at what options are out there, some popular brands, and how to find your perfect shoe! You Gotta Have Sole One of the most important features of your dance... 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
This fortnight's variation is Shuffle Ball Change! Spice up your ball change with a little shuffelin' This one should be familiar to those of you that dabble in tap dancing. What other tap variations have you tried throwing into your lindy?
Our city of Leeds hosts a lovely diverse and vibrant Lindy Hop community. These lovely dancers make a start for a wide variety of different reasons. Some people take up swing dancing because of a love for vintage fashion, some are fans of swing music and trad jazz, some people come in looking for a... Continue Reading →