Studio 1 or 3, CitySport
124 Goswell Road
London EC1V 7DP
Closest tube stations: Barbican, Old Street
A beautiful, state of the art dance studio with sprung floor, mirrors & natural light!
Next Date TBC
Classic solo steps, improvised movement and a short fun routine (not suitable for absolute beginners)
The workshop will be split into two halves:
Learning classic jazz and 20s Charleston vocabulary. How to move well, learning to be creative and developing your own style.
The second half of the workshop will be a routine using much of the material you've learnt earlier.
The class is aimed at students who have some experience of partnered swing dance or solo jazz and Charleston or other dance experience.
At the end of the workshop you will have learnt many classic jazz steps and feel more comfortable dancing on your own. Plus with the added bonus of new ideas you can incorporate in your partnered dance.
Recommended to wear smooth soled shoes you can spin and turn in.
Next date TBC
A close embrace swing dance whose heyday was during the 20s - 40s and today is often integrated with Lindy (known as Bal-Swing).
Perfect for very fast & mid-tempo swing music, it uses a full body connection and lots of intricate footwork & subtle variations.
11.30am Beginners Balboa (2hr) - No experience necessary or partner required.
2.30pm Intermediate Balboa (2hr) - Min requirements: Up & Down Basics, Come Around, Throw out, Out & Ins, Paddles
Building on the basics towards cool footwork, musicality & moves that make you go 'wow'!
* Please note most people need at least 10 hrs of beginners before moving to intermediate
What they say:
“The Mini Booster workshops coached by Simon and Anna pulled me out of my dancing rut, challenged my abilities and broadened my knowledge. Simon and Anna are warm, kind and fiercely talented dancers and teachers. I can confidently say that I have left every workshop a better dancer with more confidence and always, a big smile, having made new friends.” Charlotte
Treat yourself to a private class.
The fast track to learning! Book a private class in Lindy Hop, Shag, Balboa, Blues or Charleston with Simon or Anna.
Pre-Booking only - email email@example.com for full details & how to book. Limited Availability!