23/09/17

Swing dance classes schedule

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Here's an overview of the Easy Swing classes in Belgium. For further information on class' content, see the section called dance class. New sessions are available regularly; it is possible to start your learning of swing dances throughout the year through daily classes and workshops. Also available with Easy Swing: private lessons alone or in couple, as well as mini group lessons.

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New schedule for classes starting in September 2017

Easy Swing offers many dance classes in various locations in Brussels and Liège, including La Tricoterie (Saint-Gilles), La Tentation (de Brouckère), Fred Academy (Madou), Novanoïs (Schaerbeek) and Ronin (Liège). Our classes range from beginners levels to advanced levels.

Our Teachers:

Here's the schedule for the new session of classes starting September 18th, until February 1st.

 

Description of levels:

Lindy Hop (couple dance):

LH 1 - You’ve never danced lindy hop before. You've followed one or several initiation workshops. This level is for you!

LH 2 - You have diligently followed one semester or 1 year of classes. You have been dancing since longer without really following classes constantly. You don’t feel comfortable with the basics.

Minimum technical knowledge :

  • 8-6 COUNTS,
  • BASIC 8 COUNTS MOVES (HE/SHE GOES - PROMENADE - SWING OUT - CIRCLE)
  • BASIC 6 COUNTS MOVES (PASS BY - TUCK TURN - COME AROUND),
  • BASIC CHARLESTON MOVES  (SIDE BY SIDE, PATTERN, AIRPLANE CHARLESTON, HAND TO HAND)

LH 3 - You have followed classes for 1-2 years assiduously and practice social dancing in the evenings.

Minimum technical knowledge :

  • SWING OUT VARIATIONS (INSIDE/OUTSIDE TURN - TEXAS TOMMY)
  • DIFFERENTS PASS BY
  • CHARLESTON VARIATIONS
  • EASY TO DANCE ON DIFFERENT TEMPO AND CAPACITY TO PLAY WITH MUSIC (BASIC SKILLS - BRAKE) 
  • SEND OUT,
  • 140BPM MINIMUM

LH 4 - You have diligently followed 2 years of classes and feel comfortable on various tempos (slow-medium-fast). You regularly social dance in the evenings.

Minimum technical knowledge :

  • SUGAR PUSH
  • POP TURN
  • TANDEM CHARLESTON + VARIATIONS
  • BEING ABLE TO CHANGE THE RHYTHMS OF SWING OUT
  • INTERMEDIATE IMPROVISATION LEVEL
  • MUSICALITY (CAPACITY TO ADAPT TO DIFFERENT MUSIC STYLES)
  • 150-170 BPM MINIMUM
  • + 4/5 PARTICIPATIONS IN WORKSHOPS / FESTIVALS

LH 5 -  You have followed at least 4 years of full course and are a regular at international festivals. You have an excellent knowledge of the different techniques of guidance and improvisation and work of musicality it’s easy for you.

 Minimum technical knowledge:

  • EVERY LEVEL (1 - 2 - 3 - 4) MOVES PERFECTLY,
  • USE OF THE SYNCOPE IN RHYTHMICS 6/8,
  • USE OF SOLO MOVEMENTS IN THE LINDY
  • + 180BPM

Capitol -  Upon audition ou invite. Further training courses with the obligation to be already registered in level 4 or 5.

You have danced at least for 3 years on a regular basis and you feel comfortable on various tempos. Your social dance a lot and attend workshops and you want to progress even more in your technique. On these course, we will work the technique in depth + The musical interpretation + Back to the Roots Jazz.


Blues - You’ve never danced Blues before. You've followed one or several initiation workshops. This level is for you!

* For all levels: Teachers reserve the right to request a student to change level if the teacher thinks the level for which he/she signed up for is unsuitable.

Charleston / Jazz Roots (solo dance):

SOLO 1 – A class open to anyone who wants to dance solo. Whether you are a beginner or already initiated, you will definitely enjoy this course!

SOLO 2 - You have followed 1-2 years of charleston / jazz roots classes on a regular basis and you are comfortable in dancing solo. You want to be more challenged!

Minimum technical knowledge:

  • BASIC CHARLESTON
  • MESSAROUND
  • BOOGIE DROP
  • BOOGIE BACK
  • BOOGIE FORWARD
  • HALLELUIA
  • SCARECROW
  • SHIM SHAM (STEP)
  • SHOE SHINE
  • CHUGS
  • ICE SKATING
  • SHIM SHAM (ROUTINE)

SOLO 3  You have followed 2 years of charleston / jazz roots regularly, you are comfortable in solo dance and are able to easily work several routines. You want to improve your technique and improve your personality Charleston.

 

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