Classes

August Classes

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Learn two of the original swing era dances!

Come and join Lauren and Peter for their Balboa and Lindy Hop class series as they explore the comforts of good partnering, dance history, and dynamic social dancing!

Monday nights August 9-30, Samena Recreation Center, Bellevue, WA

**Please read full class descriptions and requirements before attending**

Intro to Swing (Lindy 1) — 6:30-7:15pm

Balboa Basics (Balboa 1) — 7:15-8:00pm

Lindy 2 — 8:00-8:45pm

Balboa 2 — 8:45-9:00pm

**In accordance with CDC guidelines and expert recommendations, to protect the vulnerable members of our global dance community, our classes will require proof of vaccination to attend. **No exceptions** Masks strongly encouraged, but not required. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we all navigate these unusual times.**

Class Descriptions:

—Intro to Swing (Lindy 1): Learn the basic rhythms and movements of Lindy Hop, including 8 count and 6 count rhythms, swing out variations, and the history of this great dance. No dance experience required.

—Lindy 2: Explore more Lindy Hop moves and rhythms, including Charleston and our favorite Lindy Hop moves and stylings! (Prerequisites: Completion of Lindy 1/Comfortable moving through and between 6- and 8-count patterns on the social floor and a variety of tempos.)

—Balboa Basics (Balboa 1): Learn the basic rhythms and movements of Balboa including come arounds, adlibs/rhythm-stutters, and the history of this great swing dance! No dance experience required.

—Balboa 2: Explore more Balboa movements in Bal-Swing, including lollies, toss outs, and out-and-ins!

(Prerequisites: Completion of Balboa 1/Comfortable with uphold and downhold basics, come arounds, and rhythm-stutters/adlibs on the social floor and a at variety of tempos.)

4-week series begins August 9

$15 per class or $50 for the 4-week series (cash, check, or card payments accepted)

NO PARTNER OR DANCE EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR LINDY 1/BALBOA 1!

Please wear comfortable shoes with a smooth sole, and comfortable clothing you can move well in.

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Intro to Swing (Lindy 1) 4-Week Series

Learn the basic rhythms and movements of Lindy Hop, including 8 count and 6 count rhythms, swing out variations, and the history of this great dance. No dance experience required.

$50.00

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Balboa Basics (Balboa 1) 4-Week Series

Learn the basic rhythms and movements of Balboa including come arounds, adlibs/rhythm-stutters, and the history of this great swing dance! No dance experience required.

$50.00

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Lindy 2 4-Week Series

Lindy 2: Explore more Lindy Hop moves and rhythms, including Charleston and our favorite Lindy Hop moves and stylings! (Prerequisites: Completion of Lindy 1/Comfortable moving through and between 6- and 8-count patterns on the social floor and a variety of tempos.)

$50.00

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Balboa 2 4-Week Series

Explore more Balboa movements in Bal-Swing, including lollies, toss outs, and out-and-ins! (Prerequisites: Completion of Balboa 1/Comfortable with uphold and downhold basics, come arounds, and rhythm-stutters/adlibs on the social floor and a at variety of tempos.)

$50.00