Lindy Hop is a creative form of partner dancing based around partner communication and improvisation. It is danced to swing jazz from the 1920s – 40s to the likes of great legends such as Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman.
Lindy Hop embraces social dancing at its core, thus enabling you to dance with different people through playful improvisations and variations. This makes Lindy Hop a unique enjoyable dance form.
Lindy Hop is an African American dance that evolved from other popular dance styles of it’s age such as the Charleston, Breakaway, Texas Tommy etc. With a strong emphasis on partner connection, Lindy Hop brings in the best elements from different dance styles. Down the decades, many different dance styles evolved from the Lindy Hop such as Shag, Balboa, Rock n roll and Boogie Woogie. But also modern dances such as Hip Hop, Break dance, Urban street en Jazz dance can be traced back to Lindy Hop.