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Lindy Hop Beginner Lesson Series registration

Jan. 20, 2020 to March 23, 2020

Check out www.lindyintheloops.com to buy a membership or for more information

 

Beginner Lindy Hop 1 Series (9 weeks)

For brand new beginners! No partner or experience required!

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

- We learn partner connection, basic rhythm, and moves

- We rotate through different partners for optimal learning and building connections

- You need clean indoor shoes and comfortable clothes

- We recommend you bring a water bottle 

 

Dates: Jan 20, 27; Feb 3, 10, 24; Mar 2, 9, 16, 23 

Times: 7:15 - 8:15PM

Location: TBA

  

Beginner 2 Lesson Series (9 weeks)

This is a diverse class welcoming different levels of experience. 

This class should be taken if you fit any one of these criteria:

- Completed the beginner 1 series

- or completed TRUSU Swing Dance Club's beginner lesson series

- or have previous dance experience and comfortable with 8-count and 6-count moves

- or completed the beginner 2 series and would like to take it again (each beginner 2 series is different)

 

Description of classes

We go beyond the basic fundamental moves/rhythm and delve deeper into technique and into more challenging combinations and moves. We also may introduce the concept of musicality, incorporate solo jazz steps and explore the charleston. Each series is unique because we cater to the needs of each class and there are so many potential topics to cover.

 

Dates: Jan 20, 27; Feb 3, 10, 24; Mar 2, 9, 16, 23

Times: 7:15 - 8:15PM

Location: TBA

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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Waiver

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.)