Class Descriptions

Questions about classes or level placement?

 
 
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CLASS SERIES

5 Week Ongoing Classes Sessions

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. 2a, 2b, and 2c can be taken in any order. Different material in each series.

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

LINDY 2.5

Explore more challenging lindy 2 level material. Different steps intermixed each time. Pre-req: Completion of Lindy 1. Completion of any lindy 2 class highly encouraged.

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

Lindy 3: Chutes & Ladders: See a movement. See it taken one step further. And one step further! Variations on moves & stylings that will allow accessibility and challenge at all levels. Take the step as far as you want to your level of comfort.

LINDY 3: Ready, Stretch, Go! Discover how to use stretch and expansion to create, style, and explode. Expand your dancing and get way-y-y-y out there!

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: Get in the Groove Timing, subtlety, and ease. Find the pocket and let the dance start to feel more organic. Feel less stress within the dance and find your lindy clarity.

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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 

SWING IT SPECIALS / SATURDAY WORKSHOPS

One Day Unique Workshops. Pre-req varies by class. See registration page for details.

Saturday, Nov. 9th 1:00-3:00 “Beginner Shim Sham”

CLASS HELPER

*Special Offer for Lindy 2 and up students*

Join Lindy 1 and help support our newest Swing It Seattle students. Class Helpers must be fully registered for at least one other class series and willing to dance both roles.