Lindy Library

Welcome to our Lindy Library! On this page we’ve collected as many moves from our Swing 1-6 courses as we could (and added some bonus videos, too). Just like in a dictionary where you look up a meaning of a word, in this library you can have a quick look for a move, including the … Read more

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

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

Solo Jazz for Beginners

Jazz music has an incredible ability to make us want to move. Even after learning only a few simple jazz steps, you can tap into that feeling and flow with the music like a surfer catching a wave. This course is designed to do just that! You don’t need any prior knowledge about jazz music, … Read more

Swing 2

We’re now ready to dig deeper into classic Lindy Hop.  You’ll learn how to dance some of the most beloved classic moves, popularized by the legendary Frankie Manning.  You’ll also learn fundamentals of leading and following turns in swing dancing, and dig deeper into swing music and how you can draw inspiration from it for … Read more

Swing 1

Lindy Hop evolved out of the Charleston; we will follow this natural evolution, and start with basic Charleston steps that are as easy as walking. We’ll take you step-by-step through 6 weeks of learning the basics of swing dancing, taking you from simple side-by-side Charleston movements into the swinging rhythms of Lindy Hop. Already in … Read more