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BEGINNERS 5 WEEK SWING DANCE COURSE

6:30pm-7:30pm

- 1. Thursday, 6th of January, 2022

- 2. Thursday, 13th

- 3. Thursday, 20th

- 4. Thursday, 27th

- 5. Thursday, 3rd of February

 

Start your New Year's Resolutions on the right foot!

Learn the partner dance that started them all in this fun and interactive 5 week beginners class.

We will focus on laying foundations in the language of Swing Dancing.

Strengthen your style, your moves and your dance confidence.

 

By the end of this class you'll have a solid grasp of the rhythm & musicality,

connection, and a grab bag of moves that you can pull out on any dance floor.

This dance will have you smiling, sweating, and wishing for more!

 

Limited spaces! To sign-up please send me your full name and if you are a lead or a follow.

If you are bringing a partner please send their full name too and who will be a lead and who will be a follow.

vintagedancing@gmail.com

 

Full 5 week course: £40 per person or £70 per couple.

 

Below is an outline for what we will be covering in the sessions.

Please wear comfortable clothes and preferably leather soled shoes or dress shoes with a smooth sole,

high heels are great if you're comfortable wearing them 

Week one:

- History of Lindy Hop and other social partner dances

- The "language" of Swing Dancing

- Frame between lead and follow

- Movement exercises for trust building in dance

- Basic 6 count East Coast Swing steps for lead and follow

Week two:

- Basic 6 count East Coast Swing steps review

- Frame review

- Intro to basic moves and turns

Week three:

- Review of basic moves and turns

- Intro to simple phrasing and combining moves

Week four:

- Review of basic moves and turns

- Musicality and "listening" techniques

- Intro into transitions

Week five:

- Transitioning moves together

- Combining all moves and basic footwork into phrased dance.

- Musicality practice

- Open partner dancing