Six Week Course learning Lindy Hop at the Goods Shed
25 July | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tickets: £10 for 90 minutes lesson plus 30 mins social and practice.
Lindy Hop is coming to Tetbury. Learn this iconic Swing Dance.
Pay each week on the Door. Cash or Card.
Lindy Hop is an fun partner dance that is said to have been invented in The Savoy Ballroom, Harlem, New York, in the 1920’s and 1930’s. It’s danced to swing music from Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Artie Shaw and Duke Ellington to name a few. It was the American GI soldiers who bought Lindy Hop to Britain in the early 1940’s. It’s fun its cool and you get fit at the same time. We teach the ‘Savoy’ style of Lindy made famous by the King of Lindy Hop, Frankie Manning.
7pm – 8.30pm Beginners Level – This is for complete novices, we will teach the basics step by step building on the fundamentals each week. We explain about lead & follow and how to feel and listen to the music. This is an intensive 6 week course starting with the basic Lindy Hop steps and building up to the classic iconic Lindy Hop major moves.
8.30pm – 9pm – Social dance and practice time. An opportunity to dance and practice those moves!! Relaxed and fun session to really enjoy and perfect what you have learned. The teachers will be on hand to help support your dance progress.
Wear comfy clothes and smooth soled flat shoes. No partner needed as we will rotate the class. ( You can stay with your partner if you prefer)
As Sarah says, “It has been proven that dancing helps improve your memory, social life and fitness. We all go to weddings and parties and see a couple dancing Rock ‘n’ Roll or Jive and wish we could have a go. Well, here’s the perfect opportunity to learn in the most amazing venue”.