SIS 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 2.5

Exciting material for intermediate and above students. This class is a great opportunity to play around with new takes on classic lindy hop vocabulary.

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.

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

LINDY 3.5/4

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!

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

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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.

 

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