Winter 2023 Lindy Hop Series
Beginner and Intermediate Lindy Hop Lessons in Winter 2023 will go on every Thursday (excluding reading week) at 6:15-7:35 In Person on the UofA Campus
Cost for 9 week lessons:
Beginner: $5o for students, $55 for non-students
Intermediate: $6o for students, $65 for non-students
All lesson purchases include a year-long SOE membership
Want More? Check out our open-level performance team Minnie Dippers! It will feature an intermediate level choreo taught immediately after the. beginner lesson. All folks are welcome to come try it out. And it's free!
If you’re new to the swing family of dances and are interested in trying them out, then this series is the perfect starting point! Taught by friendly and knowledgeable instructors who are passionate about the swing dances, teaching, and the vibrant community of welcoming dancers in our city, you’ll quickly find yourself among friends. Topics covered in this class include:
the basic rhythm patterns of the Lindy Hop (6-count and 8-count)
basic patterns, including several different turns
the swing-out, the namesake of our club and the quintessential Lindy Hop move
and the Charleston (1930’s)
By the end of this series, and with some practice, you’ll be social-dancing comfortably and have a fairly well-developed repertoire among two distinguished dances! You’ll also be in a position to take your dancing to the next level by enrolling in our Intermediate series!
Classes will be Thursdays , 6:15pm-7:35pm starting in January 26th.
Our video displays some of the moves you can expect to learn from our Beginner series:
Intended for dancers who have completed our Beginner series, or its equivalent elsewhere, this series will revisit some of the fundamentals presented in Beginner in greater detail. Improved technique, partner connection, and repertoire-expansion form the main focus of this series! Topics covered in this class include:
revisiting patterns, such as the swing-out, in greater technical detail
improved partner connection
challenging yet accessible figures to extend your repertoire
rhythmic and footwork variations that can be applied to your dancing
Classes will be on Thursdays 6:15pm-7:35pm starting January 26th
Below is a video showing some of the moves you can expect to learn from our Intermediate series: