Saturday, 29 Apr, 11.00am - 4.00pm
One-day workshop - Beginners/Improvers Lindy hop
The Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill, Balham, London SW12 9HD : www.thebedford.co.uk
Lindy hop fundamentals - master the basics - Swing Out, Lindy Turn and Circle, Texas Tommy, partnered Charleston - plus essential variations.
You may take the morning session, the afternoon session or both.
11.00am - 1.00pm Lindy hop fundamentals
Master the 8-count basics - Swing Out, Lindy Turn and Circle, Texas Tommy - these are the steps you need to know before you start taking our regular intermediates classes!
1.00pm - 2.00pm Lunch break
We break for lunch at 1pm. Lunch is not included but most people eat downstairs at The Bedford. Please don't bring your own food/drinks into the venue.
2.00pm - 4.00pm Lindy hop fundamentals
Add some spice to your dancing with lots of great variations! Fancy footwork and cool moves, including lots of fun Lindy hop Charleston steps!
None - but please remember that whilst workshops are fun, they are an intensive learning experience - if you have no previous dance experience we do recommend taking a few of our regular weekly beginners classes before attending a workshop.
The Bedford is at 77 Bedford Hill, Balham, London SW12 9HD.
By tube - Northern Line to Balham, 2 minutes walk. Turn right out of the station and walk up Balham Station Road. The Bedford is easily visible ahead of you.
By train - Balham (10 minutes to Waterloo or Victoria via Clapham Junction), 2 minutes walk as for tube.
By bus - Buses 315 (Bedford Hill), 355, 249 or 155
By car - Just off the South Circular (A205), Balham is easily accessible by car from all directions. There is some free parking - and plenty of metered parking - in local streets, but please do look at the signs as in some zones there is a time limit on how long you can park in one spot. You also get 2 hours free in the Sainsbury’s car park opposite the venue.
Venue website www.thebedford.co.uk
- If you book as a lead (the traditionally male role) you MUST take the workshop as a lead
- You must be prepared to rotate partners unless you specifically agree with us BEFORE the date of the workshop
- We will endeavour to keep numbers of leads and follows as even as possible but cannot guarantee exactly equal numbers
(if you'd rather pay by cash you may do so at any of our regular classes before the workshop date - but all bookings must be made in advance)
Please ensure that you are available for the workshop and have read the above information before booking, as refunds cannot be given - thanks!
SAVE £££'s by booking together! Just £50 for the day for LEAD+FOLLOW together compared with £30 each for LEAD or FOLLOW separately. NB we rotate partners, so you don't have to dance together all day, just find someone to book with!