Build Up Your Repertoire & Confidence In These Swingin’ Specialty 2-Hour Classes.
- Workshops are 2-hour, single session classes that focus on a specific topic.
- You do not need a partner to enroll, unless specified.
- Workshop may require prerequisites which will be listed at the bottom of their description.
Labor Day Week Workshops
Creating Rhythm Variations
Tuesday, September 5th
7:30 – 9:30pm w/Jenna
Ready to add some rhythmic variations to your dancing? This class will enhance your musicality as you discover how to create footwork variations and that stay in the pocket and really swing! This class will help you understand which footwork variations are appropriate and useful at various speeds and add dynamic changes to the patterns you already know.
Pre-req: Swing III and 1 session of Lindy II
Shim Sham: Solo Swingin’ Jazz Line Dance
Wednesday, September 6th
7:30 – 9:30pm w/Lindsay
Never sit on the sidelines or fumble through the Shim Sham again. Come out and learn the sequence of jazz steps that make up this classic swingin’ line dance. All levels are welcome for this non-partnered class.
(*Those who took Shim Sham in July are invited to repeat the class for the discounted price of $20. Call or email to enroll.)
Dips ‘n Tricks II
Thursday, September 7th
7:30 – 9:30pm w/Lindsay and John
This class will add dipping and flying SAFELY to your jam circle shines. You’ll build on your knowledge of technically correct jumps, throws and dips to create even more excitement in your social dancing.
Please note: This is a physically demanding class and may not be appropriate for those with knee or back issues. Participants must be able to jump and land comfortably and fully support their weight on one leg.
Required Dress: Attendees must wear shirts with sleeves and gym shoes. Tank tops and flips flips are prohibited.
Partners: Partner request will be honored, but partners are not necessary. These figures (dips, lifts, etc) may all be lead and followed socially, thus we’ll be rotating per usual.
Pre-Req: Dips n Tricks I or instructor permission
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