Classes

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Mondays
Lindy hop, blues & swing @ Caisa Sali
22.09 – 24.11 @ 19:30 – 21:00 (no classes on 6.10. ja 13.10.)
Malin Grahn & Clyde Wilder

This class is suitable for everyone with or without prior dance experience. In this class,you learn the basics of Lindy hop, blues and swing. Students in this class will also learn to be comfortable dancing in a social context. Therefore, even if you do not have a dance partner already, you are still more than welcome to participate in the class!

Price: 80/60 euros (10 classes), reduced price for members of Helsinki Traditional Jazz Dance Society ry.

For registration: helsinki.traditionaljazzdance[a]gmail.com

More information.


Tuesdays
Traditional Jazz for for School Children (7–12 years) @ Bokvillan Sali
9.9.- 9.12. (13 classes) @ 15:30-16:30
Malin Grahn

Camel Walking, fish tail, bird movements, pony dance, boogie woogie … all of which are derived from the traditional jazz dance movements. Traditional jazz dance was a form of popular dance in the United States during the 1920-50. Its basis are later developed into dances such as hip hop, break dance, and many other existing street dance forms. Nevertheless, traditional jazz dance essentially highlights the pleasure of rhythms and dancing!

Registration.

Traditional Jazz for Adults (total beginner level) @ Kääntöpaikka Sali
9.9.- 9.12. (13 classes) @ 17:45-18:45 (no class on 14.10.)
Malin Grahn ja Clyde Wilder

The course focuses primarily on providing students with the joyful traditional (authentic) jazz dance basics which will allow them explore and exercise their own creativity. No prior dance background is required. This class is for everyone to find a suitable and convenient way to move around. It is most suitable for those who are looking into exploring the world of traditional jazz dance.

Registration.


Wednesdays

Shoft shoe tap
10.09.–3.12. @ 18:00 -19:30
Malin Grahn & Clyde Wilder

For students who would love to challenge themselves and take their dance level a step further,this class is for you. The class will have a primary focus on Shoft shoe tap dancing; you will be working a lot with rhythms. We will be working towards developing poly-rhythmic pieces as well as building a choreography together.

For registration: helsinki.traditionaljazzdance[a]gmail.com

Hinta: 170/150 euroa, reduced price for members of Helsinki Traditional Jazz Dance Society ry.

Saturdays
Charleston @ Arbis
4.10.–8.11. @ 11:00 – 13:15
Malin Grahn

This is for you are interested in the bringing the spirit and energy of the 1920s and adding a little more shine in your weekend. This energetic dance will definitely give you the crazy legs and a toothy grin on a gloomy Saturday morning!

Registration

Beginner-level intensive class in lindy hop and blues at Arbis on two Saturdays 20. and 27.9. 11AM-2PM

Registration:

https://ilmonet.fi/#fi/search/txt=lindy+hop

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