Lindy Hop/Swing Classes: March-April 2020 Session

Lindy Hop/Swing Classes
March–April 2020 Session
Sundays • Newton, MA March 15 to April 26, 2020 (6 Week Session, no class 4/12)
Mondays • Boston, MA March 9 to April 13, 2020 (6 Week Session)
5:00–6:00pm Lindy Hop Level 1

Featured topic for this session: Spins & Turns!

This session will get you started with spins and turns for both follows and leads, including technique on how to do them, how to lead, how to follow, and adding to basics. A variety of other fun variations will be featured as well. Aimed at new and continuing students.

6:00–6:30pm Stay after class for practice and question time!
6:30–7:30pm Lindy Hop Level 1

Featured topic for this session: Breaks!

This session we’ll introduce 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, and an assortment of choices to add to your repertoire. Aimed at new and continuing students.

7:30–8:00pm Stay after class for practice and question time!
8:00–9:00pm Lindy Hop Routine, Part 1

For this year’s routine we are back to our first love, Lindy Hop! It will include a mix of partner and some solo dancing. Within the routine there will likely be groups doing different bits, moving in out of formations.

Part 1 will be about learning the routine while focusing on rhythm and musicality. Doing choreography is fun, challenging, and a great way to work on your individual and social dance skills! Lead-follow partnering will be emphasized in class.

Part 2 will continue in the following session. The focus will be on performance, teamwork, formation and practice! We’ll be aiming to do our first performance in May.

This routine is aimed at Int/Adv to Adv level and partners are required for the class. You do not need to commit to doing the two sessions, or to performing, in order to attend the first session. There will be scheduled practice time after class, plus practicing outside of class is strongly encouraged! There may be performance opportunities added requiring rehearsals outside the usual class time.

Let us know if you would like to attend and need help finding a partner.

9:00–9:30pm Stay after class for practice and question time!
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.
Monday, March 9, 2020 to Sunday, April 26, 2020