January Classes At Thursday Night Swing!

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Get ready for another amazing year at Thursday Night Swing.  We’ve got so many amazing things planned for you this year, we just can’t wait to get started!  So first up in January we have some awesome classes starting up on JANUARY 8TH.  But wait there’s more….

The first Thursday Night Swing of the year on January 8th will be absolutely free!

Yep.  You heard us right, ZERO dollars.  So if you’ve been on the fence about coming out and giving swing dancing a try, here’s your perfect opportunity!

Here’s what we have on deck to teach in January:

 

THE 6:30-7:30pm CLASSES

THE INTERMEDIATE CONTINUING CLASS: CONTINUING LINDY HOP

We’re starting off the new year right with a scrubbing bubbles series for your lindy hop.  We’re going to get down and dirty on technique so you can come out squeaky clean to start your new year on the right foot.  So come prepared to roll up your sleeves, and get to work because we’re getting geeky with it.

-Taught By: Kadie & Joe Pangburn

THIS IS A INTERMEDIATE MONTH LONG COURSE, REGULAR MONTH LONG ATTENDANCE IS HIGHLY SUGGESTED.

STUDENTS MUST HAVE COMPLETED ALL 4 CORE CLASSES TO PARTICIPATE IN CONTINUING CLASSES.


 

THE 7:30-8:30pm CLASSES

THE BEGINNER CORE CLASS: 20s Charleston

The dance of the roaring 20s! This outrageously fun and easy dance channels the high energy and bouncy rhythms of New Orleans and Dixieland style jazz. This month long class series will guide you step by step through the basic charleston footwork and patterns and give you insight into the historical roots of Lindy Hop.

-Taught By Dean Gilmore & Danielle Knight

THIS IS A BEGINNING MONTH LONG COURSE, REGULAR MONTH LONG ATTENDANCE IS HIGHLY SUGGESTED.

NO PREVIOUS DANCE EXPERIENCE OR PARTNER IS REQUIRED.

THE FOUNDATIONS CLASS

This class is set up as a weekly drop in class meant to introduce new students to the basic fundamentals of swing dancing.

Each week in this foundations class we’ll go over:

  • Getting your body in sync with the music and finding the swing rhythm.
  • Learning the basic 6-count swing footwork.
  • Learning how to partner with a lead/follow.
  • Learning how to move around the floor with our partner.
  • 1-2 Foundational moves (these rotate from week to week)

THIS IS A DROP IN BEGINNING CLASS, NO PREVIOUS DANCE EXPERIENCE OR PARTNER IS REQUIRED.


 

8:30-10:00pm OPEN DANCING

Then as always, at 8:30 we’ll open up the floor and have open social dancing and practice time until 10:00 with some of the best swing DJs in town spinning tunes just for you!

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