Lindy Hop & Tap Beginners' Weekend

New to Lindy Hop? Start here

Come and join our beginners' weekend course to get your Lindy hop or Tap dance started, or maybe to strengthen your base!

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Time: 11:00 - 15:00
Address: Helsinki, Finland
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New year, new skills!

Come and join our beginners’ weekend course to get your Lindy hop or Tap dance started, or maybe to strengthen your base!

LINDY HOP

During the total of 4h of lessons you will get a profound insight into the world of authentic swing dancing. You will get a sense of interpreting swinging rhythm in dancing, how to both* lead and follow movement, and learn some of the moves lindy hoppers have been rocking since the 1920’s.

No previous experience whatsoever needed! You can come on your own or with a friend. After the course you’ll have all the necessary tools to enter weekly swing dances in Helsinki.

Course costs 50€ per person, students and unemployed get 10% off.

Teachers: Tiina Karppinen and Karri Rasinmäki
Address: Grundskolan Norsen, Unioninkatu 2
Course page: https://portal.blackpepperswing.com/courses/10v0j6fn233uh1210j13opogbd

(Would Lindy be for me? A day as a lindy hopper: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClwkduxTFMA)

TAP DANCE

In this weekend workshop you will get a quick intro to tap dancing and get some knowledge of this part of the swing dance family. We’ll go through basic steps, practice rhythms and timing, and also learn catchy combinations to drill while waiting for your bus.

The workshop covers 4 hours of tapping, Saturday and Sunday from 11 - 13. This is a good chance to get the basic skills of tap dance, or freshen up your taps from the previous courses!

Some swing dance experience is highly recommended.

Course costs 50€ per person, students and unemployed get 10% off.

Teacher: Essi Tikanoja
Address: Jazz Factory, Sörnäisten rantatie 33
Course page: https://portal.blackpepperswing.com/courses/70lnv6mkflmst4fangfrd2r16p

(Video what we learned in 2019 in less than a year: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrZq47AoyNk)

TAP SHIM SHAM

Do you already know some tap dancing? Come and learn the original tap shim sham in 2-hour workshop with Essi!

Course costs 25€, students and unemployed get 10% off.

Teacher: Essi Tikanoja
Address: Jazz Factory, Sörnäisten rantatie 33
Course page: https://portal.blackpepperswing.com/courses/4dvai4dnianf3ktrhm0a2qgotj


*Note: In all our Lindy Beginners courses all participants learn to lead and follow. We have seen, that this leads to the best learning results. (ELEF = everybody leads, everybody follows). You can read more about the benefits of double role learning here: https://bravenewswing.de/elef/


Address
Helsinki, Finland