LINDY HOP 1

6 – count

8 – count

Charleston

  • Send out
  • Tuck Turn
  • 6 Count Circle
  • Inside turn to Closed
  • Change of Places
  • 6 Count Pass
  • Block Turn
  • Cuddle
  • Dips/Endings
  • Intro to Jazz Moves
  • Swing Outs
    • from Open
    • from Closed
  • Lindy Circle
  • Promenades
    • Follow First
    • Leader First
    • “Prome-nots”
  • Flip Flop
  • Breaks / Play!
  • Face to face
    • W’s
    • Repeaters
    • Turns
    • Travelling
  • Side by side
  • Skip Up
  • Kick through
  • Hand to hand

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LINDY HOP 1.5

6 – count

8 – count

Charleston

New Moves:

  • Barrel Roll
  • Frankie’s 6-Count
  • Sugar Push
  • Charleston footwork
    with 6-count shapes
New Moves:

  • Swing Outs
    • Swivels/Bows
    • Texas Tommy
    • Forward, Side, & Back led
  • 6c, 8c & continuous Lindy Circles
  • Double Tuck Turn
New Moves:

  • Skip Up (rotation in & out)
  • Hand to hand (w/ turns)
  • Tandem
Transitions

  • Block turn into inverted circle
  • Tandem (Chase entrance)
  • Tandem (Butterfly exit)
Transitions:

  • Lindy Circle
    • to Swing Out
    • to Promenade
    • to Side by Side
    • to Tuck Turn
  • Lindy Circle to Side by Side Charleston
  • Texas Tommy to Tandem/Hand to Hand Charleston
Transitions:

  • Tandem into Hand to Hand
  • Hand to Hand into Tandem
  • Tandem Push-out into 6 count pass
  • Side by Side charleston into Swing Outs
  • Swing out to Face to Face Charleston
  • Cross hand hold into Tandem
Awareness of:

  • Followers Zoom
  • Travelling Triples
  • Musical Structure
  • Round vs Straight rock steps
Awareness of:

  • Backwards lead swing out
  • Free Arm awareness
  • Continuation of movement
  • Shapes (linear vs. circular)
  • 6 vs 8 count footwork
Awareness of:

  • Pulse between charleston
    vs 8 count/6 count

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 LINDY HOP 2

Lindy Hop Classics

Spice of Life

Charleston
Fun Times

This series will expand your repertoire of classic lindy hop movement while refining your core skills. Add creativity and pizzazz to your dancing through learning innovative steps and variations. Perfect your charleston basics while exploring new shapes and moves. This class will increase your repertoire particularly of charleston moves based in tandem position.

Lindy Hop
All-Stars

Curve Balls

Charleston
Spectacular

Get ready to learn some seriously flashy stuff; push the tempo and steal the spotlight! This exciting series includes fast footwork and an introduction to lifts and jumps. Lindy Hop is a dance of surprises! Learn to lead some tricky and unorthodox movements, and to follow motions you’ve never seen before. Become a charleston super-star with this series focusing on high-energy, attention grabbing charleston moves.

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 LINDY HOP 3

Under the
Microscope

Time Travel

Like, Woah!

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Nerdy
Discourse

Fascinating
Rhythms

Weird & Unusual Circumstances

We’ll be getting nerdy with our dancing this month; experiment with multiple variants in tone, connection and influence to uncover new and exciting Lindy Hop possibilities. Stomp your feet; clap your hands! We’ll be exploring unorthodox methods of creating, trading, and revelling in contagious swing patterns and counter rhythms. Description coming soon!

 

 

 

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