Category Archive: Learning

Move of the week #7: Double hand Slide through the legs

June 13, 2018 | Filed Under: Dancing Learning
Tagged: swing dance moves

The Move of the Week! This week’s featured swing dance move: Double Hands Slide Through the Legs Level 2 Lesson description: Hold on for some sliding fun. It’s a tad risky, but worth the effort when the conditions are right. Check the weather, check the floor and especially check with your partner. Not everyone likes […]

The iLindy.com move of the week #6: Side Lunge

June 6, 2018 | Filed Under: Dancing Learning
Tagged: iLindy Learn to Swing Dance lindy hop moves

Check out our online dance school and learn to swing dance with us at iLindy.com.  The Move of the Week! This week’s featured swing dance move: Side Lunge Level 1 Lesson Description: It’s simple yet flashy. The side lunge is a staple figure that any level of dancer can use to express the music and impress […]

Learn to swing dance with us at iLindy.com – Move of the week #5: Extreme Drags!

May 30, 2018 | Filed Under: Dancing Learning
Tagged: iLindy Learn to Swing Dance

The Move of the Week! This week’s featured swing dance move: Extreme Drags Level 5 Lesson description: The name says it all. Not for the faint of heart. Follows need to be strong and resilient. Leaders need to be stable bases not afraid to apply intense energy at the correct moments. It’s fine line between […]

Move of the Week #4: Tornado Swing Out

May 23, 2018 | Filed Under: Dancing Learning
Tagged: iLindy Learn to Swing Dance

The Move of the Week! This week’s featured swing dance move: Tornado Swing Outs Level 4 Lesson description: The traveling madness of tornado swing outs brings all the crazy fun of Lindy Hop to the social, competitive and performance floor. Definitely work on your visuals to make this move more spectacular. Nobody likes weak tornado […]

Move of the week #3: Twisting Sugar Push Lunge

The Move of the Week! Twisting Sugar Push Lunge Level 3 Lesson description: The mythical magic of the sugar push. When the connection feels correct, variations feel like butter. Leaders need to be open and receptive to their follows movement and creativity. If someone brings the push, the other can bring the sugar. Log on […]

Move of the Week #2: The Sugar Push Chest Lead

Have you checked out iLindy.com yet? This week’s featured move: The Sugar Push Chest Lead, Level 2 Log on to www.ilindy.com, create a free account, and get inspired! This video features the the music of the one and only Michael Gamble and the Rhythm Serenaders #MoveoftheWeek #iLindy #KevinandJo #LindyHop #LearntoSwing #LearntoDance

The Process

Once upon a time, there was a shortage of Lindy Hop information – a few precious movie clips were sometimes all that Lindy Hoppers had to learn from. But as time passed and more information became available, the biggest challenge became that of processing the current abundance of knowledge. To help modern Lindy Hoppers meet […]

Lindy Intensive for Teachers in Prague

March 6, 2014 | Filed Under: Event Learning
Tagged: LIFT lindy intensive Prague teacher training

As mentors, we embraced this idea of learning: “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” – Chinese Proverb At the end of January, Kevin and I scurried over to Prague, Czech Republic to enjoy an intimate weekend with […]

Swingularity 2013

November 14, 2013 | Filed Under: Event Learning
Tagged: Berlin Europe intensive technique

I really, really love my job, particularly when I get to work so closely with a few people and get nerdy!!   Last weekend, Kevin and I got to work with a small group of student in Berlin, Germany and it was SO satisfying! Why: Small numbers meant we could answer more questions, more in […]

Leading And Following Syncopations

July 14, 2013 | Filed Under: Dancing Learning
Tagged: class material Herrang iDance Syncopation Week 3

Hey Students – it was great having you in class today!! Here’s a link to the Syncopations that we did in class with you. Check out the full course here. Otherwise, here’s another quick video of possibilities:

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