Class Descriptions

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LINDY 1

Discover the joyous fun of the original swing dance, Lindy Hop! We start from the very beginning and make this class series accessible to everyone, regardless of experience. Get ready to have a whole lot of fun!

Pre-req NONE Tempo: 120-145 beats per minute

LINDY 2A, 2B, 2C

Improve your fundamentals from Lindy 1 and expand your assortment of moves. Additional turns and Charleston patterns while upping your lead/follow skills and ability to intermix timings. Class series can be taken in any order. Different material in each series!

Pre-req Lindy 1  Tempo: 125-155 beats per minute.

LINDY 3

You have become comfortable with the material from the lindy 2 series.  Timing and styling variations are explored along with deeper partnering concepts. Classes are themed each session.

Lindy 3: Charleston Extravaganza FEB/MAR 2019

Incorporate and style a variety of charleston elements from the 20's, 30's, and 40's. Kick it like you've never kicked it before!

Pre-req: Completion of Lindy 2A, 2B, and 2C or instructor permission  Tempo: 125-190 beats per minute

Lindy 3: Partner Dynamics

Dance better with everyone. Go beyond the basics of leading and following and develop a new level of communication with your partner.

LINDY 4

You are looking to form your own “global lindy hop concept.”  How does this dance work?  Details and ideas that will keep you up at night! Class is themed each session.

Pre-req: Lindy Hop 3 at least two times or instructor permission.  Tempo:  100-270 beats per minute

Lindy 4: Just For You FEB/MAR 2019

We know your dancing. Get ready to break it all down and build it back up. Plan on lots of individual feedback with very specific elements for you to focus on.


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SOLO JAZZ

Explore the fun of solo swing, boogie, and Charleston steps.  Classic and  “new classic” routines are broken down in accessible ways. 

Pre-req: Varies by series 

SOLO JAZZ: Frankie Manning’s Tranky Doo JAN/FEB 2019

Learn Frankie Manning’s Tranky Doo.  Contains a variety of steps not seen in other popular versions of the routine.

Pre-req:  Lindy 2A, 2B, OR 2C or comparable solo jazz experience.

Solo Jazz: Into Shim Sham-Verse FEB/MAR 2019

Get ready to greatly expand your solo jazz vocabulary. Discover how to put a variety of steps and stylings into the classic routine, The Shim Sham.

 

SWING IT LAB

Go deep on a specific topic.

Pre-req: Varies by series

SWING IT LAB: Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers JAN/FEB 2019

Discover the steps, routines and stylings of the greatest lindy hop ensemble of all-time! 

Pre-req: Completion of Lindy 2A, 2B, and 2C or instructor permission 

CLASS HELPER

*Special Offer for Lindy 2 and up students*

Get a friend to register for the full lindy 1 series and you can take it with them for free! Class Helpers must be willing to dance either role to balance out the class.