Classes

LINDY HOP & AUTHENTIC JAZZ DANCE LEVELS

 

This year we are having both Lindy Hop & Authentic Jazz dance tracks!

Please choose your level according to the description below. (For all Lindy Hop levels, except for Intermediate, there will be an audition.)

LINDY HOP LEVELS

 

Intermediate

You have been dancing for at least 1 year and you regularly attend lessons and parties. You feel confident with the main 6 and 8 count figures (Swing Out, Inside Turn / Outside Turn, Circle, Tuck Turn, Texas Tommy, Charleston basic, Tandem Charleston, Hand to Hand Charleston) which you know how to lead / follow.

Intermediate / Advanced

You have been dancing for at least 2 years and you regularly attend lessons and parties. You know the basic figures of Lindy Hop and some variations. You are starting to improvise following the change of music and you can easily handle medium-fast rhythm.

Advanced 1*

You have been dancing for more than 3 years and you regularly attend lessons, social dance and have been to international workshops. You can easily handle any tempo (slow, fast and very fast). You improvise following the change of music .

Advanced 2*

You have been dancing for at least 4 years and you regularly attend international workshops. You can easily improvise to the music, without disconnecting from your partner.

You cannot sign up to this level. Teachers will assign you to this level after audition.

Advanced+*

You have been dancing for more than 5 years and you attend  international workshops on a regular basis (and even participate in competitions). You can easily improvise to the music and dance to fast tempo, without disconnecting from your partner. You have your own dance style and you are a true inspiration for your dance scene.

You cannot sign up to this level. Teachers will assign you to this level after audition.

 

*There is an audition for this level.

**For all advanced levels, please choose advanced upon registration.

 

AUTHENTIC JAZZ DANCE LEVELS

 

Authentic Jazz Intermediate

 

You know the basic jazz steps, shim sham and maybe tranky doo and big apple. You can improvise to jazz music.

 

Authentic Jazz Inter/Adv – Advanced

 

You know the basic jazz steps (and some variations) and the original routines (shim sham, tranky doo, big apple). You have taken some weekly jazz dance classes (at least for a few months) and you can easily improvise to jazz music.

 

Taster Classes**

Taster classes are one-hour theme classes by our taster teachers offered to those who choose a Full Pass. More info about taster classes will be announced soon.

 

*Please note that all classes will take place during the weekend, except than Authentic Jazz Intermediate, Authentic Jazz Inter/Adv-Advanced and Lindy Hop Intermediate that will start on Friday afternoon.

**Taster classes will take place on Friday noon and Saturday afternoon.

***Please note that all main teachers will teach all Lindy Hop & Authentic Jazz levels.