Classes

Lindy Hop

Manchester Lindy provide three Lindy Hop classes each Tuesday evening followed by social dancing until 10.45pm (ish).

Level 1 (been dancing less than 3 months? This level is definitely for you!)  7.45 pm in Room 1

Level 2 ( for those lindy hopping between 3 months and two years-ish) 8.30 pm in Room 2

Level 3 (by invitation only, for those who’ve been dancing for more than 2 years) 7.45 in Room 2

(Please see our Levels section for more information)

Social Dancing starts at 8.30 pm in Room 1.

Our Tuesday Swing Social with taster classes currently takes place at the wonderful Freemason’s Hall, Bridge Street (off Deansgate) M3 3BT www.freemasons-hall.co.uk.

All for just £5

Manchester Lindy classes are taught by a variety of teachers so that each week you get a different experience, even when the material covered is the same. The wonderful Taina K (swing dance champion!) guest teaches regularly.

There’s no need to bring a partner as leads and follows will be rotated regularly throughout the classes. Come along and join us, it’s great fun.

Don’t worry if you have no dancing experience, Level 1 classes are exactly what they sound like, we start from the very beginning every week and then teach a small selection of moves designed to get you up and running on the social floor that very same night.

 

Solo Jazz

Every Thursday from 13th February

Manchester Lindy in collaboration with Would You Dance? runs a weekly authentic Solo Jazz class in the centre of Manchester

WHAT:
1.5hours of solid dancing & learning, taught by Taina K.
Technique for individual steps & classic solo routines!

Solo Jazz makes a solid base for your Lindy! The better you can dance by yourself, the easier it will be to do partnered dances, swing dance or other.

Solo Jazz takes place at Studio 25, 25 Church Terrace, Manchester, Lancs M4 1PE http://www.studio25manchester.com/

Manchester Lindy Workshops

Manchester Lindy only offer occasional workshops with visiting guest teachers.
In the past we have hosted workshops by some of the best Lindy Hoppers in the world today, including Moe Sakan, Scott Cupit, Trisha Sewell, Thomas Blacharz and Alice Mei, Max Pitruzella and Geraldine Pelous, and Ryan Francois and Jenny Thomas. For scheduled events see here: http://manchesterlindy.co.uk/workshops/ .

ML also recommend the regular workshops and skill sessions taught by Taina Kortelainan. Taina is also available for private tuition in Manchester.

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