We teach all levels of beginner, intermediate and advanced swing dance for leading and following. First time dancers start with our Beginner Dance Basics Class. It`s a fun easy way to learn the basics for swing dance! We assume that you can only count to 2, walk and run a little. We teach simple steps, lots of repetition, lots of laughs & no pressure! Learn new easy moves every class! Check out the curriculum for the Beginner Level Classes listed below. The Intermediate and Advanced Level Classes will be added to meet the demand.
SWING DANCE CLASS OPTIONS
Each progressive Swing Dance Class Event is 2 hours long, the first hour is for class instruction, the second hour is for social dancing with instructor participation. A practise session is available for purchase on a separate day for students who want to take more time to work on what they learned in class!
#1. Beginner Dance Basics – Learn the Beginner Basics for dancing Savoy Lindy Hop- including open position 8 and 6 count basics, and a selection of moves including Push, Trading Places with Left and Right Side Passes, easy Swing Out, Jockey, Jigs, Twists, Rocks, Mess Around, Glide to the Side, Freeze break. No previous dance experience required.
#2. Beginner Dance Turns – Learn how to mix your Beginner Dance Basics with fun Beginner Dance Turns for Savoy Lindy Hop including follow loop turn, follow arch turn, lead under turn, outside turn, inside turn and Frisbee Toss. This course is for dancers who are very comfortable dancing a triple step basic.
#3. Beginner Dance Moves 1– Learn how to mix Dance Basics and Dance Turns with moves moves moves including moves into closed position and back into open position. the tuck turn, pop turn, hand change to right to right, glide to the side, half circle, flip flop, waist wrap, hand change behind the back, follow pop out, lead pop out.
#4. Beginner Dance Moves 2-Learn more fancy dance moves using hand changes including skaters, sweetheart, pull thru, free pull, American arm slide, barrel roll, she goes, he goes, promenade,
Warrior Swing Dance instructors demonstrate Beginner Swing Dance Basics for Lindy Hop using a dance bar as a training aid to learn the connection skills needed for leading and following a socially partnered dance style!