Introduction to Swing, a 6 Week Series


 
 
 
 
Lindy Hopping Swing Instructors Victor Celania and Kelly Myrmoe
 
 
 
 

Starting Wednesday, April 13, the Mambo Room Latin Dance Studio will offer a six week Introduction to Swing series! Dances to be covered East Coast Swing, 1930’s Charleston, and the Lindy Hop.

WHERE, WHEN, and HOW MUCH?

Mambo Room 2200 Colonial Avenue, Suite 4, Norfolk VA 23517
Time: Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30PM
Cost: $15 per class (or $85 for six week series)

SUMMARY

Instructors Victor and Kelly have designed classes to give those new to Swing dancing a solid foundation with which to try out this exciting dance. Students will learn the core rhythms and movements to get on the dance floor, quickly start building their skills and develop solid habits that will apply to all facets of their swing dancing!

While students will be learning moves and combinations, these movements are a means to an end – they’ll also be developing good partnered connection, frame, and learn to lead and follow from their cores, which will make the dance smooth, light and filled with fun energy.

CLASS SCHEDULE
Week 1: East Coast Swing Basics
Week 2: East Coast Swing II
Week 3: 30’s Charleston
Week 4: Lindy Hop Basics
Week 5: Lindy Hop II
Week 6: Lindy Hop III

WHAT IF YOU ALREADY KNOW THE BASICS?

This class is intended to present a comprehensive approach to learning the basics, so this a great opportunity to learn the concepts and pick up some seasoned advice that will help you polish what you know. Or if you’re feeling competent already, why not switch roles! Learning your partner’s role in the dance can offer great insights, as well as let you can take away tips on how to teach these dances to your friends so they can come out next time.

Instructors will also be uploading lesson recap videos for you to review and remember what you learned to the local monthly swing dance blog site, www.southsidestomp.com!

In the meantime, why not take a look at a couple videos of swinging dancers demonstrating how much fun this dance can be:

Invite your friends because swing and lindy are great social opportunities!  No partner is needed.  Thanks for reading, on behalf of the Mambo Room, Victor and Kelly I can say we’re looking forward to seeing everyone excel on the dance floor.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: