Al & Leon Shim Sham

The Shim Sham is a classic! Find out how different it can be when some of Lindy Hop’s inventors add their own style to it. Al Minns and Leon James were two of the most famous lindy hoppers of their time, and in this course you’ll learn their interpretation of the Shim Sham. Their steps … Read more

Trickeration

The Trickeration is an amazing jazz routine.  It has such strong and inspiring rhythms, such a great flow and groove, when you dance it you feel like you’re really swinging.  It also has some real challenging moments, it can be hard to get “just right”, so it’s a great routine to use for training. The … Read more

Constructive Conflicts

Have you ever found yourself deep in a fight with your dance partner over what was meant to be helpful feedback? Do you sometimes feel that critique seems to only go one way and you don’t know how to address the situation? Because we don’t get the necessary training in how to handle conflicts constructively, many dance relationships … Read more

Swing 4

The amazing dancer Al Minns once was asked what Lindy Hop is; he said, “It’s when you send the girl out and then she does the twist”. In this course we’ll do just that! Starting with the classic Lindy circle and into a basic version of the swingout, we’ll of course also add fancy variations. … Read more

Swing 3

This course is all about rotations. Here you’ll learn some of the most typical swing dance moves such as the tuck turn and the sailor step, and the more in-depth turning techniques they require. You’ll also start learning how to speed up your dancing so that you can combine Charleston and Lindy Hop variations within … Read more