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Saturday, 12 May, 11.00am - 4.00pm

One-day workshop - Intermediates Lindy hop

The Bedford, 77 Bedford Hill, Balham, London SW12 9HD : www.thebedford.co.uk

Challenge yourself! Expand and improve your Lindy hop repertoire!

You may take the morning session, the afternoon session or both.

11.00am - 12.00pm 8-count variations

Moving on from the basics (Swing Out, Lindy Turn and Circle) we will cover some fun footwork variations and other ways to add to these steps and expand your repertoire!

12.00pm - 1.00pm Musicality

Understanding the structure of swing music, and how to use it!

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 - 3.00pm Lindy hop Charleston variations

Fancy footwork and cool moves all based on the partnered Lindy hop Charleston!

3.00pm - 4.00pm Breaks, stops, small jumps and dips

Add some more spice to your dancing!


You should be fairly confident with the 8-count basics (Swing Out, Lindy Turn & Circle) plus basic partnered Lindy hop Charleston moves.

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 - bus routes 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 plenty of parking in local streets, free after 6.30pm - or use the Sainsbury's car park opposite.


The Bedford, Balham

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Please note

  • You must book as a LEAD or a FOLLOW, or a LEAD+FOLLOW may book together
  • You must be prepared to rotate partners unless you specifically agree with us BEFORE the date of the workshop
  • Only book the role you want to do - you cannot change this once booked
  • We will endeavour to keep numbers of leads and follows as even as possible but cannot guarantee exactly equal numbers
On-line booking and payment (PayPal)

(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!

Saturday, 12 May 2018 - One-day workshop - Intermediates Lindy hop

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SAVE £££'s by booking together! Just £40 for the day for LEAD+FOLLOW together compared with £25 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!

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