Lindy Hop courses are held every Tuesday. Read more.
Dates of the current course: 5 September - 10 October
Time: 19:30 Intermediates 20:30 Beginners 21:30 Social / Practice 22:30 Ends
Theme: Transform Your Dancing
Who is this course for?
This 6-week course is for Lindy Hop dancers who, ideally can attend classes reguarly, are confident with their basics, and are keen to improve their technique to progress towards more advance dancing. Each week, you will get to focus on a set of concepts or moves, building on the previous week so that you will have a clear grasp of leading, following and style.
Thinking of joining the Intermediate Class? Not sure what the criteria is or how this works? Take a look at Joo-Lee's blog post.
Have you been a member of the Intermediate Class but have not been coming to class regularly for 6 weeks or more? Take a look to see if your dancing still meets the expected criteria by checking Joo-Lee's blog post & also the minimum requirement detailed below. You can also catch up on missed classes via our Online Classes.
What is course about?
With a strong technique in place, learning lots of new moves will be so much more fun!
Week 1 -Fast Charleston
How to dance fast with ease. We will also look at different entries and exits for the Tandem & Travelling Charleston
Week 2 - Charleston Variations
Transitioning from Hand to hand to Tandem Charleston using different variations
Week 3 - Swing Out Variations
We will start with inside and outside turns and have fun with the Texas Tommy.
Week 4- Fast & Fancy Swing Outs
Knowing your basic 6 & 8 count basic and being able to do it without thinking is a minimum requirement to join the intermediate class. Once your basics are strong, it's time to change it up so you're not repetitive. In this class you will learn how to spice up your swing outs by playing with syncopation, swivels, switches & many other variations.
Week 5- Mixing Charleston & Lindy Hop
Charleston & Lindy Hop are not separate dance forms. Let's see how we can include both styles in our social dancing
Week 6- Swing Out Rhythm Variations
Don't stay stuck with your basic footwork or any patterns. Spice up your dancing with some impressive rhythms.
Week 7- Jazz Up Your Lindy Hop
Let's use a few classic jazz steps to add pizzazz to your social dancing. This lesson will offer you ideas on using solo moves as part of your partner dancing.