Lindy hop, like Balboa, is a partner dance where one person has the role of lead, and the other person the role of follow. Registering with a partner ensures you a spot in the class you wish to attend. However, many students register as single leads or follows and are put on a waiting list until the number of leads and follows is balanced. This allows a more fruitful learning experience in class.
This depends on the number of subscriptions for the course, contact us a little before the start date to find out if we can accommodate you. If there is place left in the course, you can join the first lesson for free and decide afterwards whether you would like to continue with the full course. We would encourage you to check Roffaswing and come to one of their local dances (Swing Salon or Balboa Salon), where we often offer fun free drop-in workshop for absolute beginners!
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing, preferably with layers you can remove because you will get warm! Also, we recommend wearing sneakers with a flat sole, i.e. that will create little traction on the floor. If you’re joining a Balboa class, we recommend very slippery shoes with a suede sole, and a little heel for follows.
We send you video recaps every week of the material we’ve covered, so you can see what you missed and practice with your friends at the social, or at home with your dance partner or by yourself. However, we recommend not missing more than 2 classes per block because every class will build on knowledge previously acquired. However, if there is another class of the same level that same week, ask your teachers to see if you can join the other group by exception; if the lead-follow balance allows, it will be easy to accommodate you.
Certainly! If you have some experience or none, we can help choreograph a fun and romantic dance that’ll impress your wedding guests, and teach you what you need to know to make your dance memorable. We can even help you find a song! Read here Hire Us for more details.
We know the feeling. We’re lucky to have a swingtastic association called Roffaswing with whom we work closely. Check Roffaswing or their Facebook group for all events. Together with Roffaswing and volunteers from Rotterdam, we are also organizing or a yearly swing weekend Harbour Hop. Also, at Swing in Rhythm, we regularly offer solo jazz, hip hop, and other swing dances such as slowbal, see the dances we teach here Dances we teach.