Learn How to Swing Dance Saturday Nights
Drop-In Intro Lesson 8 to 8:45pm
Learn a variety of fun easy single swing dance basics every Saturday:)
DJ Dance 8:45 to 10:45pm
PURPOSE: TO PRAISE HIS NAME IN DANCE,
STRIKE UP THE BAND AND MAKE GREAT MUSIC! PS 149:3
Public Admission $6.50
+Sales tax= $6.83 . Pay with Debit/Credit. No cash
TWU STUDENTS: $3
TWU FACULTY/STAFF/ ALUMNI: $5
ENJOY A BIRTHDAY JAM Every Saturday Night
Watch Pamela`s Famous Birthday Jam:
LEARN TO SWING DANCE SATURDAY NIGHTS
Retro Swing Kid & friends teach All Ages how to swing dance with fun easy single & triple time LINDY HOP; the original social partner dance from the 1930s. No Partner Necessary, No Dance Experience Required! It`s easy to get started! A friendly welcome awaits you! Just walk right in to the TWU Gym Lobby to pay at the front desk. You will be welcomed up stairs to the Studio for the SWING DANCE which opens with a fun easy Drop-In Intro Lesson . Learn to dance swing for the very first time. After your lesson; dance yourself happy on a sprung wood dance floor to the swinging jazz music of the 30s and 40s. Want more? Take a PROGRESSIVE series of LINDY SWING classes
General Public Welcome!
SATURDAY Jan 12-Mar 30,2019
Progressive Lindy Swing Classes
BEGINNER Lindy Swing Classes
Learn to dance easy Triple Lindy Swing Basics
DOORS OPEN 7:15PM
7:30 to 9pm Beginner Triple Swing Class
(at the same time as the Drop-In Lesson)
DROP-INS Permitted- to 1st of 4 Weeks & to Open House Saturdays APRIL 6 & 13th
INTERMEDIATE Lindy Swing Classes
Learn to dance a variety of more complex Triple Lindy Swing Basics
DOORS OPEN 6:30PM
6:45 to 7:30pm Intermediate Triple Swing Class by Instructor invitation.
DROP-INS Permitted- to Open House Saturdays April 6 & 13th
SWING KIDS DANCE
Kids ages 10 to 15 learn to dance the beginner basics of Lindy Hop.
Learn a new fun easy routine every 4 weeks.
Doors Open 5:45pm
6 to 7:30pm Swing Kids Class & DJ Dance
DROP-INS Permitted- to the 1st of 4 Weeks & to Open House Saturdays April 6 & 13th
START DATES FOR PROGRESSIVE CLASSES
4-Week A Series: Saturday January 12 to February 2
4-Week B Series: Saturday February 9 to March 2
4-Week C Series: Saturday March 9 to March 30
A, B & C are slightly different curriculum but same level.
To hold your spot in class: Provide your full name, email and phone number.
Everyone starts with the 7:45pm Beginner Triple Swing Class.
Intermediate Triple Swing is available by instructor recommendation.
The 8 digit voucher code is required to register a Groupon Deal.
Pay in advance on line or in person with debit/credit card on the 1st day of classes.
DROP-INS WELCOME TO THE FIRST IN A 4-WEEK BEGINNER Series
+ Open House APRIL 6 & 13
Pay by Credit /Debit, No Cash
Prices for 7:45pm Beginner Lindy Swing & Intermediate Swing are the same as for the Drop-In Lesson & Dance
Last chance to start is the 2nd week in a 4 -Week series
*LINK TO PAY ON LINE FOR A 7:45PM BEGINNER 4-WEEK SERIES:
Left to right: Trudy-Bridgette, Retro Swing Kid, Romeo K.
Bottom left: Laz Slavic, winner of Royal City Dust Up 2018 Jack & Jill
Bottom right: Olivia on the far left and Hannah on the far right.
PROGRESSIVE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
Beginner ABC Lindy Swing Class Series
Every 4 Saturdays either A, B, or C curriculum is taught.
So each time you repeat a class series you learn something slightly different.
Learn how to swing dance with my Progressive Swing Beginner Class Series. It is a fun easy way to learn a variety of beginner swing dance
basics! We assume that you can only count to 2, walk and run a little. You will
get lots of repetition! The steps we teach are simple! Lots of laughs! No
pressure! Learn new easy moves every
week! We teach a combination of basics from my top 2 videos above plus an intro to the Frankie Swing Out.
Study Swing Tips to look terrific on the dance floor!
Rhythm City Intro to Swing 2 recap: all the 8-count moves.
Rhythm City Intro to Swing in 8-count recap: all the moves!
Lindy Hop + Charleston in a Day:
Intermediate ABC Lindy Swing Classes
Every 4 Saturdays either A,B, or C curriculum is taught.
So each time you repeat a class series you learn something different.
Intermediate students are encouraged to attend the Beginner Class as swing helpers.
Learn how to dance Lindy Hop with combinations of 6 and 8 count triple patterns, Frankie Swing Out and Charleston. Beginner A, B, and C Class Series are recommended before taking an Intermediate Class series. Study Swing Tips & look terrific on the dance floor!
Triple Step Exercises:
Daniel and Asa break down the 8 count Lindy Swing Out
Rhythm City Intro to Swing Swivels
Rhythm City Intro to Swing 6-count recap: all the moves
FRANKIE MANNING MOVES
2 BARS OF FRANKIE MOVES to SHINY STOCKINGS NOV 24/2018
8 count intro
ALL say Ah 1 Ah 2 You Know What To Do -8counts
Come forward holding hands in flat with X steps both start LEFT foot- 8 + 4 = 12 counts
Come forward--Shorty George + and 5 6 7 8=4 counts
Plant feet apart in OP -hold=4 counts
OP SWING OUT to OP= 8 Counts
OP R to R Tuck Turn with Free Spin + 2 count hold= 8 counts
Circle to CP (release front hand on 7&8 )=8 counts
CP 6 count hand on back Tuck Out + 2 count hold= 8 counts
2X Glide to the side= 16 counts
Circle- 8 counts
Charleston Crunch 5, 6 stretch, 78 drag back ending
20s Partner Charleston to Break Away
FRANKIE MANNING VIDEOS
Outside Turn and Switches
SWING KIDS DANCE
This is the most fun swing dance experience for kids ages 10 to 15 and well worth the effort to participate. Look smashing on the dance floor! Learn a routine. Performance optional! Partner required if doing aerials:) Watch the videos below for EASY moves you want to work on. Dips and Tricks OK. Level 1 socially accepted aerials OK only if done with with a trained spotter in an area on the dance floor reserved for performance aerial coaching. More advanced aerials require separate training from a paid professional and are only permitted on the dance floor when in the centre of a Jam Circle or for a performance!
Ground Rules for Practicing Socially Accepted Aerials
1. Be in good physical condition
2. Always warm up well and cool down.
3. Practice in a clear designated area
4 Use Mats when available
5. Have a regular partner whom you can trust.
SOCIAL ACCEPTED AERIALS/DIPS/TRICKS
SHIM SHAM TAP VERSION
All Black Performance for International Swing Championships May 2018
DAY AT THE RACES
Minnie`s Moochers Routine
Silver Shadows-Frankie 95
Routine to Sam Cooke`s Song Twistin the Night Away
2017 Junior Lindy Hop Championships
Juniors Victor and Wilma
Harlem Hot Shots, Echoes of Harlem Jam
ADVANCED COACHING for SWING OUTS & VARIATIONS
SWING OUT STYLES WITH SHARON DAVIS
AWESOME FANCY SOCIAL LINDY HOP DANCING
6 count triple delight
Single/Triple Lindy Hop
Crash Beginner Lindy Swing Course
2 Hours Privates + 2 Hours Group Classes
Learn how to swing dance with a Crash Course! It includes a 2 -hour Beginner Swing Group Class taken on a Saturday night and a 2 hour Private Lesson taken on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday night in the South Surrey Swing Studio. This Crash Beginner option is only available to Groupon Customers. Please note: students are encouraged to rotate in the group classes. Not available on line from Trinity University.
BOOK AHEAD. NO DROP-INS
COST: $75/person, $85/couple
Cost includes the 9-11pm Swing Dance.
Take a Private Swing Dance Lesson before a wedding or a cruise! Book ahead.
Privates for single women, couples, and kids/youth are held in the South Surrey Swing Studio. Privates for single men are held Saturday nights during the social dance.
MAY, JUNE & AUGUST: All Privates are in the South Surrey Swing Studio. Not available to purchase on line from Trinity University. Purchase direct from Jump Joint Swing.
BOOK AHEAD. NO DROP-INS
Cost for 1 or 2 persons: $40/one hour or $75/two hours
Group rates available!