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1-on-1 Swing Out Clinic with Anne & Lawrence!
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
7:00PM - 9:50PM

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Experience Required

For beginner-intermediate & intermediate dancers who want to take their swing outs to the next level! You should have experience doing a basic swing out.

Details

Swing outs and more swing outs!
The clinic format will start with a lesson, followed by a practicum where undivided attention is given to each lead-follow partnership, and end with an open practice. The sole focus of this clinic is to help you iron out some of those little swing out bugs that have been nagging at you, and get you even more excited about social dancing. We will be breaking down the swing out for you to better understand some of its nuances that make it such a fun and exciting core move to do and watch!

Venue

Trinity-St Paul’s, main dance hall, 427 Bloor Street West. Enter from the doors facing Bloor Street, towards west side of building. Click here for more details.

COVID-19 Rules

Please click here to read COVID rules in effect.

Partner required. No partner rotation, so you must team up with one other person for the workshop. If you seek a partner, post that at the Facebook event invite for this workshop. You could also try posting at the Toronto Find a Dance Partner Facebook page.

Schedule

Date: Tuesday, December 21, 2021
Time: 7pm to 9:50pm
Please arrive 10 minutes early to allow for check-in and COVID protocols.

6:50 PM - 7:00 PM

Check-In & COVID Protocols

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Swing Out Lesson

8:00 PM - 8:05 PM

5-Minute Break

8:05 PM - 9:05 PM
Subject to change to provide sufficient 1-on-1 focus

Practicum

Music will be playing during rounds.

9:05 PM - 9:50 PM

Open Practice

Teachers

Anne & Lawrence

About Anne

Anne began swing dancing in 2010 and has no plans of stopping. Originally from New Mexico, she organized and taught classes for the swing dance club at New Mexico State University.
For Anne's bio, click here.

About Lawrence

Lawrence began swing dancing over 15 years ago and remains addicted to this day. Having attended over 250 dance events in more than 30 countries, he continues to be a sought-after lead on the social dance floor. For his bio, click here.

Price

$20

Register

Registration is not available at this time.

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Fast Lindy Hop & Charleston Workshop with Aleks & Dina!
Tuesday, December 14, 2021

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Experience Required

You can comfortably do the 8-count and 6-count Frankie phrases and partnered charleston at around 170 BPM.

170 BPM tempo reference:

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About Lindy Hop

For more about this fun and popular swing dance, please see the History page.

Venue

Trinity-St Paul’s, main dance hall, 427 Bloor Street West. Enter from the doors facing Bloor Street, towards west side of building. By subway it is just across Bloor Street from the west exit of the Spadina subway station on the two main subway lines. Click here for more details.

COVID-19 Rules

Please click here to read COVID rules in effect.

Partner required. No partner rotation, so you must team up with one other person for the class. If you seek a partner, post that at the Facebook event invite for this class. You could also try posting at the Toronto Find a Dance Partner Facebook page.

Price

General

$35

Full-time students with ID

$30

Register

To register send your payment to: payswingtoronto at gmail dot com. In a separate email specify the workshop you are registering for, and provide the password for your eTransfer. Note that the workshop may sell out.

Teachers

Aleksandr Valuiskikh & Dina Waluyo

About Aleks & Dina

Aleks and Dina have been dancing, practicing, travelling, choreographing and competing together since 2018. They have placed at and won multiple local and international Lindy Hop competitions.
For their bio, click here.

They find fast Lindy Hop exhilarating and highly satisfying, and hope to share the joy of this energetic dance with as many people as humanly possible.

Schedule

Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2021
Time: 7pm to 9:45pm with two 10 minute breaks
Please arrive 10 minutes early to allow for check-in and COVID protocols.

6:50 PM - 7:00 PM

Check-In & COVID Protocols

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Session One

8:00 PM - 8:10 PM

10-Minute Break

8:10 PM - 9:10 PM

Session Two

9:10 PM - 9:20 PM

10-Minute Break

9:20 PM - 9:45 PM

Session Three