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Lindy Drop! Lindy hop classes continue in Morley!

Lindy hop classes in Morley have proved to be such a success, that we are continuing with the classes!  Under the official name of ‘Lindy Drop’, these will be absolute beginner drop in classes, no need to book, no experience required, no partner needed… just turn up!

Every Tuesday 8-9pm (no class Tuesday 4th August)
£5 entry
Activzone: Texas Street LS27 0JF

For anyone who has ever fancied giving this style of dancing a go, maybe looked on with envy at the guys shaking their thang at the vintage fairs – or maybe you just want to try something new and meet some new people – then this class is your chance. The class will be friendly, relaxed and inclusive, no matter how many left feet you have we want you to come down and enjoy yourself.  

This class will be taught by Rob and Tina Shield and run every Tuesday.FBB Morley Lindy Poster Merged

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Brand new drop in class starting 7th July – In Morley!

There’s now Lindy Hop in Morley! These will be absolute beginner drop in classes, no need to book, no experience required, no partner needed… just turn up!

Rob & Tina 1334From the 7th July – 28th July (to start with)
Tuesdays 8-9pm
£5 entry
Activzone: Texas Street LS27 0JF

For anyone who has ever fancied giving this style of dancing a go, maybe looked on with envy at the guys shaking their thang at the vintage fairs – or maybe you just want to try something new and meet some new people – then this class is your chance. The class will be friendly, relaxed and inclusive, no matter how many left feet you have we want you to come down and enjoy yourself.  

This class will be taught by Rob ant Tina Shield and run every Tuesday 7th July – 28th July to get things started, if enough people are interested we’ll keep it going indefinitely!

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Sunday Swing Set over the summer

The Sunday Swing Set is a fantastic opportunity to social dance, let loose and practice what you’ve been learning. Leeds Uni Swing Soc set up this night earlier this year it’s ace and we’re looking after it over the summer, so come on down and have a dance!

We’ve set up a page on this website with all the details and an update of whether it’s on this week: https://swingdanceleeds.com/whats-on/sunday-swing-set/
Currently the only date it’s not on is 30th August, when you should all be at Leeds Swing Exchange!
Below are details for this week, see you there!

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Sunday 28th June
6-9pm

Pure Social Dancing
Revolution bar in The Electric press
Discounted food + drinks (with SwingSoc card)

If you like dancing this is a great way to get your fix; it’s free, the floor is fast, there’s plenty of space, local DJs playing, there’s discounts on food + drink. You don’t have to be pro to go, just come down and enjoy yourself. The only Sunday it’s not on will be 30th Aug, when you should all be at Leeds Swing Exchange.
Address:
Revolution
41 Cookridge Street
Leeds
LS2 3AW

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Celebrate World Lindy Hop Day in Leeds – 26th May

The 26th May is Frankie Manning’s birthday and it’s been turned into World Lindy Hop Day – a day to celebrate how awesome lindy hop is. Everyone everywhere can get together and dance.

So to celebrate World Lindy Hop Day we’re organizing a Lindy Bomb at Armley Conservative Club. The club hosts a weekly jazz night with bands that usually play danceable music. So come on out for a bit of fun to celebrate the dance we all love! It’s £6 to get in (including a raffle ticket) and drinks are super cheap. Join the facebook event to say you’re coming!

The details

Tuesday 26th May 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
at Armley Conservative Club

Ridge Road, Armley
Leeds LS12 3NU

Admission £6.00
Prize Raffles; Drinks at Club Prices
Free Parking

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All New Course – Step Up Charleston 30th April

Thursdays,
30th April – 21st May
5:30-6:30pm
at Dance Studio Leeds
cost: £30 for the 4wk course
To register please email: swingdanceleeds@gmail.com

This course is designed to give you the confidence to freestyle Charleston and Jazz, it will focus on core moves, transitions and creativity. Some experience of Charleston is required, but you don’t need to be a pro.  If you’ve been coming along to Hot Charleston this is a great way to step up your dancing. This course will be taught by the fantastic Natalia Eristavi from the USA, bringing a wealth of expertise from the other side of the globe.

– Small class size
– Individual feedback
– Progressive structured learning
– Appropriate for people who know a few basic moves
-Taught by Natalia Eristavi
– Pre-booking and payment in advance required

To register please email: swingdanceleeds@gmail.comFBB Step Up Charleston

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Advanced Charleston Course – 12th Feb

Starting the 12th February we’ll be running a dedicated partnered charleston course in Leeds. If you want to push your limits and learn more exciting and intricate steps then look no further. We’ll break down the connection and techniques into small chunks and then reassemble them in new ways giving you tools to be creative and musical. The course will assume that you have a grasp on side by side charleston, various entries and exits to tandem and hand to hand charleston.

Wednesdays 12th Feb – 5th Mar 8:30pm-9:30pm @the Dance Studio Leeds £30 for the 4 week course

As with all our courses places will be limited to keep a small class size with personal feedback so that you can get the most out of it.

To book email swingdanceleeds@gmail.com

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Gift ideas – Dance Lessons!

Have you ever thought about buying someone dance lessons as a present? You can now buy someone a place on a course, or a private class or even an open ended voucher for them to spend on whichever class or workshop they want. It’ll look a little something like this:

Voucher web

All you have to do is fill in this form and we’ll send you your gift right away. It’s all via email so you can still get it before Christmas.

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by | December 20, 2013 · 4:02 pm