Schedule Overview

Friday, February 10

Swing: Warm-up with some swing at DANSpace!

1531 Grafton St, Halifax, NS B3J 2B9

Registration for the weekend will be held from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

The social dance will occur from 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm


Blues: Cool-down and chill with some blues dancing at 1313 Hollis.

From 11:30 pm to 2:30 am

 

Saturday, February 11

All-day workshops at First Baptist Church, 1300 Oxford Street

Registration occurs from 9:00 am to 9:30 am, 12:45 am to 1:25 pm, and before each class for à la carte participation.

Class #1: 9:30-10:30am (suited for beginner)
Momentum, Flow and Connection

Through various different exercises in couples we will see how we can improve your connection, flow, and general execution of movements in Lindy Hop. Let's together see how we can improve your dance level while working on the connection; even the simplest of movements will become rich and smooth.

Class #2: 10:45-11:45am
The Swing Out (suited for beginner)

The Swing Out, the heart of Lindy Hop, is a movement that can be worked on to infinity! In this class, we will teach you our way of doing, seeing, and executing the Swing Out. After this hour you will be leaving with many tools to help improve, from day to day, your very own Swing Out.

Class #3: 1:15-2:15pm (suited for intermediate)
Swing Out Variations

Now that you have mastered the initial form of the Swing Out, let's add some fabulous variations! We will share with you our most loved Swing Out variations!

Class #4: 2:30-3:30pm (suited for intermediate)
Rubberband Charleston

The Charleston is one of our favorites! Come learn some new dynamics and some new series that will allow you to add some more vocabulary to your dance!

Snowy Valentine Swing, a winter Valentine swing dance at DANSpace beginning with an introductory swing dance lesson and then a night of dancing with live music by The Tritones!

Located at 1531 Grafton Street from 7:00 pm to 11:30pm with the introductory lesson from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

 

Sunday, February 12

All-day workshops at DANSpace on Grafton

Registration occurs from 9:00 am to 9:30 am, 12:45 am to 1:25 pm, and before each class for à la carte participation.

Class #1: 9:30-10:30am (suited for beginner)
Swing Out Variations

Now that you have mastered the initial form of a Swing Out, let's add some sweet variations! We will share with you some simple variations to integrate into your own Swing Out that will allow you to spice up your dancing.

Class #2: 10:45-11:45am (all level)
Solo Jazz

Now come learn a one of kind solo jazz choreography made up especially for YOU!

Class #3: 1:15-2:15pm (suited for intermediate)
Fast Lindy and Breaks

You like to dance FAST? One of our strength consists in the development of fast dancing in Lindy Hop! Bring your water bottle and spare clothing. We will make you work hard!

Class #4: 2:30-3:30pm (for intermediate)
Air Steps (with FIXED partner only!)

To participate to this class you will need a single, fixed, partner. We will be teaching classic air steps as well as some of our creations in a nice, fun, and safe ambiance.