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Lindy Hop Beginner Lesson Series registration

Sept. 16, 2019 to Oct. 28, 2019

Lindy in the Loops presents our lesson series! We're a non-profit society based in Kamloops, BC, dedicated to teaching authentic Lindy Hop, Charleston, and related dances. Check out our website at www.lindyintheloops.com for lots more info!

 

Beginner Lindy Hop 1 Series (9 weeks)

For brand new beginners! No partner or experience required!

A fun and inclusive place to start swing social dancing.

Anyone can learn, even if you feel like you have 2 left feet.

This 9-week lesson series covers key fundamentals and basics of the Lindy Hop, a type of vernacular jazz/swing dance from the 1920-30s swing era.

After taking this series, you will know how to social dance, be more confident on the dance floor, keep rhythm with the music, and have incredibly fun dances.

About the lessons

  • Each lesson is cumulative and builds on the learning from previous lessons
  • Learn partner connection, basic rhythm, and moves
  • Easy-to-follow pace adapted to the class needs
  • Rotate through different partners for optimal learning and building connections
  • Clean indoor shoes and comfortable clothes needed
  • Water bottle is recommended to bring

Times: 7:30-9 PM Mondays

Dates: Sept 16, 23, 30; Oct 7, 21, 28; Nov 4, 18, 25

Location: Sports Council, 1550 Island Pkwy Unit 101. This building is on the west side of McArthur island near the mini-golf course.


Beginner 2 Lesson Series (11 weeks)

For all dancers who have completed Beginner 1 or those that have swing dance experience.

Welcome back, dancers! In this series, you will improve your fundamentals, build on your social dancing skills, learn new moves/rhythms, and learn about musicality. We will review the basics for the first 2 weeks then jump into new material.

If you have taken this before, it is worth taking again! Each beginner2 series is unique as the teachers cater to the needs of the class and always have new material to teach.

Potential topics: Musicality, new moves & combinations adding solo jazz moves into your Lindy Hop, tandem charleston, playing with rhythm, partner connection & more!

Times: 7:30-9 PM Mondays

Dates: Sept 16, 23, 30; Oct 7, 21, 28; Nov 4, 18, 25; Dec 2, 9

Location: The first 2 weeks of class (Sept 16 and 23) will be at Sports Council, 1550 Island Pkwy Unit 101. This building is on the west side of McArthur island near the mini-golf course. The rest of the classes will be at 1417B Lorne St

Full details are on the Lindy Hop Beginner Lesson Series website; if you have any questions, please contact the organizers at info@lindyintheloops.com

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I understand that Akimbo Dance Studios, Desert Gardens Community Centre, the Lindy in the Loops Dance Society, and the instructors and volunteers thereof are not liable for personal injuries, or for loss of, or damage to, personal property. I understand that participating in dance classes and social dances involves the possibility of injury. I therefore assume all risks involved in the participation of classes held at Akimbo Dance Studios or Desert Gardens Community Centre, whether it is I, or my participating minor child. I exempt, release and indemnify Akimbo Dance Studios, Desert Gardens Community Centre, the Lindy in the Loops Dance Society, and the faculty thereof, including assistants, volunteers and administrative assistants from any and all liability claims, demands or causes of action whatsoever from any damage, loss or physical injury to myself or my participating child. By registering, I am acknowledging that I have read and agree to be bound by all policies and conditions stated on this waiver.

I understand that the Lindy in the Loops Dance Society may record me, or my participating minor child, in photos and videos. By registering, I hereby give my full permission to have photos and videos taken of either me or my participating minor child. I also give consent for images and footage of me or my child to be used on the Lindy in the Loops Dance Society’s website and on social media platforms, for purposes of both sharing with others and promoting events such as lessons, workshops, and social dances.

You will receive an email confirming your registration and another when your payment is processed. Your registration number will be your "electronic ticket" (No physical ticket will be issued.)