You’ve just started learning Swing Dance and you want to expand your repertoire of knowledge. Fantastic, take one of these short courses! All of the below courses are great follow on’s from our Fundamentals Course. Learn alongside a small group of other new dancers in a structured environment.

  • Small class size
  • Individual feedback
  • Structured learning

 

Upcoming Courses in 2024:

 

  • Pure Bal Balboa Basics Course: 26th June – 17th July (7.30-8.30pm). Balboa is a dance in the swing family, and is related to Lindy Hop. Typically danced faster but actually a lot less energetic. People enjoy this dance for being able to dance all night whatever the tempo. Our Balboa Basics course will help you build your basic skills giving you a solid foundation in balboa moves and techniques. No previous dance experience necessary. Learn alongside a small group of other new dancers in a structured environment.

 

  • Bal Swing Balboa Basics Course: 26th June – 17th July (8.40-9.40pm)Balboa is a dance in the swing family, and is related to Lindy Hop. Typically danced faster but actually a lot less energetic. People enjoy this dance for being able to dance all night whatever the tempo. This course will focus on Bal Swing and help you build your basic skills giving you a solid foundation in Out and Ins, Throwouts, Lollies etc. No previous dance experience necessary. Learn alongside a small group of other new dancers in a structured environment.

 

  • Intro To Partnered Charleston Course: 28th August – 18th September. Learn how to Charleston with this beginner friendly course! After just a few lessons you’ll be doing this fun energetic dance wherever you go. This course will give you a good number of moves and the technique to social dance with a partner. Perfect for beginners or lindy hoppers looking for some new moves to add to their repertoire. Learn alongside a small group of other new dancers in a structured environment.

 

  • Swingout Course: 25th September – 16th October. Learn the iconic and dance defining move “The Swingout!”. So essential for any Lindyhopper we’ve got a full 4 week course on just this one move. The course will go over the basic shape of a swingout and progress to more in depth technique and a couple of variations to spice things up a bit. This course is for people who’ve never learnt a swing out, but have a solid grasp of the fundamentals of Lindy hop – this is the next step for you.

This class is in studio 2. Please make your way straight to Mill 6 on arrival.

Studio 2 is located in Mill 6, 1st Floor, near reception.

Additional Info Dates: Wednesdays (See course and dates above) Age Group: Adults (min.18 yrs) Level: Beginners - Improvers What to bring: Flat shoes and comfortable clothes recommended. Do I need to book? Yes
Tutor Bio Rob and Tina have studied Lindy Hop under some of the best teachers in the world. They have been teaching and performing together as Swing Dance Leeds since 2011. They teach at events all over the UK and every night of the week locally. They are very keen on getting new people dancing and welcome everyone who wants to learn. Their courses fun, friendly and go at a steady pace, and focus on getting ready for the social dance floor.