When: August 15th, 20:00 – 22:00 Location: Borgerstraat 112, Amsterdam Teacher: Sander Level: Material for different levels will be offered. Class fee: €15 (in cash) What: Known throughout the world, the Shim Sham choreography is the number one solo dance for any lindy hopper to know. It’s the simplest of the big three classic choreographies
Swingstreet will offer not one but two summer classes on Wednesday August 8th! Both classes take place in Borgerstraat 112, Amsterdam from 20:00 – 22:00. You don’t have to register for the class, just show up and join the fun. — 1: Absolute beginner class – Lindy Hop Always wanted to try out Lindy Hop?
You’ve read it right. It’s time for the 3rd edition of Tandem Mania. Remember that fun class from last summer or the one the summer before that / the very start of Praya teaching together? In this class we will teach you new Tandem Charleston variations. We hope there are still variations left 😉 We
Have you ever looked at lindy hoppers and wondered how they get those ‘cool accents’ in their dancing, to follow the music? Well, it’s by practicing it! We all favour a certain ‘action’ when we make accents. What happens when you challenge yourself to new things? Can you follow? Can you adapt? Can you use
The last block of the school year came to an end. We will continue with drop-in summer classes each week! It means that you can just show up and take a class if you feel like you fit the level description for that particular week. The classes take place at Borgerstraat 112, Amsterdam 20:00 –
Sometimes teachers talk about physics in Lindy Hop classes and I never know how serious it is. Is it just a metaphor or there is something real about it. An article in The Guardian claims that dance=physics. https://www.theguardian.com/science/2013/dec/05/science-magic-lindy-hop The title is “The science and magic of Lindy Hop”. In particular, it says “Great partner dancers
Swing Out Of Pocket (SOOP) is Amsterdam’s oldest weekly social dance. We dance here to live music almost every Friday evening. A great place to practise everything you have been learning in class or just to have a drink with other Swing dancers! If you have never been before this is the moment to go!
This Friday Sander will teach you the Shim Sham! A short and fun solo-routine known by Swing dancers all over the world. The class (19:00-19:45) will be open for all Swingstreet students who don’t know the shim sham yet or would like to recap it. The rest of the evening the Batjanzaal (Swingstreet east) will
If you’ve ever been social dancing, you’ll have some idea of what I’m about to explain. If you’ve been to an international festival you’ll have a better idea of what I’m about to explain; and if you’ve been to a festival like Lindy Shock, then you’ll know exactly what i’m talking about. That is, floorcraft.
One of the questions that we get a lot in classes is what shoes to wear during swing dancing. There are no rules when it comes to buying swing dance shoes but it’s super important that your shoes are comfortable. Spend time to find the correct size because you don’t want your foot to move