Class Descriptions

Lindy Hop 1

An introduction to 6 count swing. This class incorporates important swing dance techniques, such as lead and follow, as well as common and fun shapes that will get you movin’ and groovin’ on the floor.

Lindy Hop 2:

A continuation of Lindy Hop 1 class building on 6 count swing shapes. For those who have caught the (jitter)bug and can’t get enough! (suggested prerequisite: Lindy Hop 1)

Lindy Hop 3:

An eight count lindy class that is sure to wet any jitterbugs whistle! This class will take you from basic 8-count shapes through the elusive swing out and beyond. (prerequisite: we recommend Lindy 1 and 2 or at a minimum comfort with triple steps but if you would like a little challenge feel free to come with no experience and our teachers will be sure to help you out)

Lindy Hop 4

This class is exactly what you’d expect: even more 8-count Lindy Hop. This class will give you more complex turns, fancy footwork, as well as some classic moves from the 1930s. (suggested prerequisite: Lindy Hop 3)

Lindy Hop Crash Course:

When you picture swing dancing on the 1930’s-1940’s silver screen you picture lindy hop; that exuberant dance that makes your inner jitterbug’s heart skip a beat. This 6 week progressive class will get you comfortable with various Lindy Hop shapes and footwork and it will get you there fast. We know you want to swing out; let’s take you there.

Lindy Hop Crash Course (Round 2):

This Round of the Lindy Hop Crash Course will teach you how to dance lindy hop with connection and skill, and goal is to get you there fast. Our Crash Courses are 6 weeks of progressive classes to step up your game.

Charleston Crash Course:

This 6 week series will teach you how to harness esuberante energy of Charleston in to dance awesomeness. This series takes you back to the 30’s to introduce you to various Charleston shapes and positions from the classic ’30s side car to tandem!

Charleston Crash Course: (Round 2):

This 6 week course will take you to the next level while building on the Charleston movements taught i previous Charleston Crash Course. This series introduces new transitions, new moves from tandem, flying Charleston, Charleston swing outs, skills to handle increased tempos, and more!

Balboa Crash Course:

Birthed in the crowded dance halls and high schools of southern California during the 1930s, this swing dance is know for it’s close embrace, fancy footwork, and for taking up only a tiny bit of space on the dance floor.  While typically danced to faster swing music, you can dance Balboa at just about every tempo.  This class will focus on teaching you the fundamental patterns and movements of Balboa!

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