Slow swing (slow lindy) | Helsinki

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Bal'n'Shag |  | Helsinki

Teachers: Riikka Väänäkoski & Mikko Väänäkoski, Elisa Schäfer & Pasi Ojala
Duration: 2 months
Start date:
End date:
Day: Wednesdays
Time: 17.30 - 18.30
Price: 96 € (8 classes)
Address: Jazz Factory, Sörnäisten rantatie 33, 00500 Helsinki


-10% if student or unemployed -25% for every additional parallel BPS course (no other discounts)



Note: Exception on March 12th: class held 18.30-19.30 at Ressun peruskoulu, Lapinlahdenkatu 10, 00180 Helsinki


Floating, effortless and rubbery or groovy, heavy and grounded - Slow swing is diverse and playful!

During this course you will get ideas and tools to sloooow down your dancing and how to use the special assets of slow music and movement. We will mainly work within the Lindy hop framework but we will explore movements from other related dances like Blues and Balboa. We will elaborate our slow dancing with movements both in closed and open position.

We rotate partners during lesson.

Course outline

Preliminary, subject to change.

  1. Get acquainted with closed positions
  2. Walks & pivots
  3. Slow down, stretch out
  4. Styling & swivels
  5. Pretzel it up
  6. Drags and dips
  7. Ochos and other tricks
  8. Show your story


Slow dance competition from Snowball

Slow Lindy by JP & Michelle

Slow lindy by Todd & Ramona


You have been dancing Lindy hop for at least 1 year. You should be able to dance already quite fluidly in a social context and you know your triples.


You can sign up alone or with a partner. Participants are accepted in order of registration. After registration through the link you will receive a confirmation within a couple of days.

Sign up here