What's on in August!

Extra Extra!

  • Lexi returns from her professional development stint in Sweden at Herrang Dance Camp  (see Frankie Manning, in photo on Right)
  • Mixed Charleston at 6:30pm
  • The California Routine in Intermediate Lindy Hop!

Smith Street Swing Class Structure:

Our time structure gives every class the opportunity to practice for 15 minutes after class with sweet swing tunes and teachers present to answer questions.  :)

Classes on offer:

6:30-7:30    - Vintage Partner Dance Series - (Beginners) - New 4 week block starts every 1st Tuesday of the Month. Different Swing style taught each month!
7:30-7:45- Free Practice Session to Swing tunes

7:45- 8:30   - Drop-in Swing Classes (Beginner/Intermediate) - This class will now focus monthly on specialty topics for all levels including ROUTINES!                                   
8:30-8:45- Free Practice Session to Swing tunes

8:45 - 9:45  - Lindy Hop (Intermediate)
9:45 -10:30 - Social Dance and party!

$12 for first class, $7 for each additional class on the same night...practice time is always free!

 

AUGUST CLASS DESCRIPTIONS -

Classes with Lexi & Joel

6:30 - Mixed Charleston - Focus on connecting the different types of Charleston we know and love including side by side, tandem and 20s!  Limited space for this 4 week Block - $40 REGISTER NOW!

7:45 - Grab Bag of fun!  - Great for beginners and intermediate dancers :)

8:45 - Intermediate Lindy Hop Drop-in - This month we will jump into our first Lindy Hop routine, The California Routine!  This routine will help you learn how to connect the moves you've been learning in a structure that works with almost any swing tune. With the Cali routine as a framework you can also learn where you have space to improvise and be musical with your dancing.  A MUST LEARN ROUTINE for one and all!  


 

SOLD OUT: For Dancers Only - May Performance Block with Ramona Staffeld

For Dancers Only is a unique vernacular jazz, solo-dance workshop taught by international Champion dancer, Ramona Staffeld.  The May 5 week block is focused on performance and has already sold out!

The class will be performing their routine some time in June, so keep a look out for this fabo group of dancers.

More opportunities will be available when Ramona returns from teaching in Sweden at the most prestigious Swing dance camp in the world, Herrang Dance Camp.  Stay tuned for her next specialty workshop Octoberish.  Dates TBA.