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