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Lindy Hop & Swing Classes: October-November 2017 Session

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Lindy Hop & Swing Classes
October–November 2017 Session
Sundays • Newton, MA October 15 to November 19, 2017 (6 Week Session)
Mondays • Boston, MA October 23 to November 27, 2017 (6 Week Session)
5:00–6:00pm Lindy Hop/Beginner Swing Level 1 (6 weeks)

Featured topic for this session: Breaks!

Level 1 classes get a mix of brand new dancers and continuing students. There are several different sessions at this level, each with new content, which can be taken in any order. Included this session, we’ll be playing with breaks, which add a nice variety to your dancing! We’ll cover how to lead and follow, how to fit with the music, plus some fun variations.

Students are recommended to stay at this level long enough both to cover many of the important elements of Lindy Hop as well as to feel very comfortable with what’s taught before moving to the next level. The aim is to work on developing a solid foundation of dance skills while building a repertoire of moves for social dancing. Discount after 2 full sessions. (No experience required to join.)

6:30–7:30pm Lindy Hop/Beginner Swing Level 1 (6 weeks)

Featured topic for this session: Charleston!

This class gets a mix of brand new dancers as well as continuing Level 1 students. There are several different sessions at this level, each with new content, which can be taken in any order. For this session, the focus will be on partner Charleston, a very fun component of Lindy Hop! Covered will be some of our favorite classic moves. If you have learned some Charleston and would like to work on how to get the feel and styling into your movement and also how to connect and move with a partner, this will be a good one for you. No experience required.

Students are recommended to stay at this level long enough both to cover many of the important elements of Lindy Hop as well as to feel very comfortable with what’s taught before moving to the next level. The aim is to work on developing a solid foundation of dance skills while building a repertoire of moves for social dancing. Discount after 2 full sessions. (No experience required to join.)

7:30–8:00pm Stay after class for practice!
8:00–9:00pm Rhythm Variations

In this class we’ll explore a variety of ways to add rhythm changes to your dancing. Included will be fun footwork variations for swingouts for leads and follows, along with some partner led possibilities to play with moves you may already know. In addition, we’ll contrast some choices which are influenced by different music. If you like to play with the rhythm to create new ways to change up your Lindy Hop, this will be a class for you!

Previous Lindy Hop experience is required with solid fundamentals. (For intermediate to advanced.)

9:00–9:30pm Stay after class for practice!
Lower Falls Community Center
545 Grove Street, Newton Lower Falls, MA 02462
Please bring a change of clean shoes, either sneakers or soft-soled flat dance shoes.
Ruggles Baptist Church (near Fenway Park)
874 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02215
Please bring a change of clean shoes.