Playing with the Shim Sham

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

Summer Classes!

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 –

Blog post

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

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Blog Post – Floorcraft

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.

Blog post: Shoes!

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