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.
Summer is the perfect time to step out of your comfort zone and try something new! Our Lindy Hop Fundamentals Course is a great way to have a go at learning swing dancing in a low pressure environment. We’ll take you through the basics in a small class with other beginners just like you. After four weeks you’ll have the skills and confidence to have a little boogie next time you pass a band on the street or to wow your friends at weddings.
We cover the basics of Lindy Hop over the course of four weeks. Each week builds on the last with plenty of time for review and repetition to give you a solid foundation in basic moves and techniques. We often have people in class who’ve never tired partner dancing before–so if this is you don’t worry. Our small class sizes help you get to know a lovely group of people so that you’ll have friends to dance with when you come along to a social dance or drop in class. The course is appropriate for absolute beginners as well as anyone who wants to brush up on their basics.
Wednesdays 31st July – 21st Aug 2019
at Dance Studio Leeds
Cost: £32 for the 4 week course
Pre-booking required to register email: email@example.com
Have a look at this video for a taster of what you can expect on the course:
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If you’ve been bitten by the lindy hop bug you’ll definitely want to spend some time on what is probably the most quintessential move–the swingout. You’ll spend the rest of your lindy career trying to perfect this move, learning different styles and techniques and all the variations. Let us start you off on the right track!
Wednesdays, 29th May – 19th June
8:30 – 9:30pm at The Dance Studio Leeds
£32 whole course
The course will go over the basic shape of a swingout and progress to more in-depth technique, styling, and a couple of variations to spice things up. As usual with our courses numbers will be limited so we can give you personal feedback on what you need to make your swingout awesome.
This course is a good follow on from our Fundamentals Course for those who are feeling confident with the basics. It is also appropriate for those who have learnt a swingout in a drop in class and want to improve on their technique, learn to dance faster and add some styling (swivels!).