The Lindy Hop is the original partnered swing dance invented
during the late 1920s in Harlem that evolved alongside jazz music
in the '30s and '40s. It was a street dance that allowed for
rhythmic improvisation and social dancing, and is now danced in
almost every major city in the world. Swing dancing is joyful and
Swing 1: Intro To Swing Dancing
Whether you are new to swing or it's your first time partner
dancing, this class will teach you all you need to have fun on the
dance floor! You'll start out with some easy and fun moves that
will have you smiling right away, and then progress through some
foundational skills that will prepare you for future Lindy Hop
classes and the wide world of swing dancing!
Swing 2: The Lindy Hop
During this four-week series, students will apply the skills
learned in Swing 1 as a basis for Lindy Hop. This class focuses on
the fundamentals of the dance including swingouts and other classic
moves that originally made Lindy Hop so popular and continues to
inspire dancers today.
Swing 3: More Lindy Hop
Refine your swingout and a whole range of variations on this
theme that you will never get tired of! This class will take you to
the next level with a set of new vocabulary and rhythms.
Swing 4: Lindy Fun!
Take your Lindy Hop beyond the basics and add more
improvisation, musicality, rhythm, and personality!