Sometimes teachers talk about physics in Lindy Hop classes and I never know how serious it is. Is it just a metaphor or is there something real about it? An article in The Guardian claims that dance = physics. Let’s dive deeper into this. The title of this article is: The science and magic of
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
Registrations are now open for the fast feet weekend. Click here to get to the registration form.
There’s another edition of Yara’s Solo jazz/Charleston workshop for fanatics! 🙂 its coming up real soon, this evening (Saturday, april 17) at 19:00 so clear your planners and come and join us! Theme: Soft shoe tap / rhythms + a fun routine Level: The class is open for all levels but it’s prepped and taught
We have our very own Fast Feet weekend coming up soon! Because of the success of Swingheaven last year and because we want to promote fast dancing in Amsterdam and the Netherlands, we’re organising a workshop offering classes from international teachers on Balboa, Shag and Solo Jazz! The workshop will take place on the kingsday
Many of us at Swingstreet have been doing Charleston these weeks, but do you know it’s roots? Join us at our next drop-in taster where we explore the 20s Charleston moves and mix it in with our Lindy. So bring your feather outfits or top hats and join us for the underground dance of the
Back after a little holiday break! this weeks theme is sure to make your head spin 😉 What makes the world go round? Rotations! Yet leading and following rotations can still be tricky, especially at higher speeds, unusual places or in different rhythms. In the next drop-in theme class we will work on our rotation