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This semester 2017 we offer a slightly different course structure to allow enough time for independent practice and revision of the class material. We are looking forward to having you!
BASICS class is for those with no previous experience dancing Lindy Hop or for those who only took some classes during the previous block and therefore need to repeat it. This class is also for those who wish to work on their basics. Even if you have experience dancing other dances, we recommend you take this class.
The aim of the course is to teach the basic steps and figures of Lindy Hop, the structure of swing music and rhythm and to guide you towards having your first dance on the social dance floor. In this course you will learn basic 6-count and 8-count patterns as well as the basic 1930s partnered Charleston step.
is for dancers who already have some Lindy Hop experience, such as those who completed the BASICS course last block (completed implies attending the majority of courses). To be successful in this level you need to be familiar with the basic Lindy Hop figures (circle, tuck turn, he-goes, she-goes, More importantly, you should be comfortable on the social dance floor, having attended some social dances. You are ready and willing to learn, develop your connection skills while partner dancing and expand your repertoire of Lindy Hop steps and figures. You want to become a better dancer, as this course will challenge you.
We did some changes: For Dancers who participated in the Improver 1 – Class we have prepared special themes (Swing Out 1 , Closed Position, Spinning, Charleston and Swingout 2). Of course those who participated the Improver 2 – Class are also invited to refresh their moves. After participating 3 units of Improver 1 Class, you can go for the Improver 2 Class.
is for more experienced Lindy Hoppers. The social dance floor is your home. You feel both comfy dancing Lindy Hop and Charleston to Medium paced music and you are willing to increase your dancing speed. You have worked on your Swing out a lot though you are willing to embrace more details. You’ve probably been dancing outside Trier as well and you’re hungry to learn.