February 2014 Curriculum: Lindy Hop and Charleston


Brief Overview

Class Dates: February 6, 13, 20, 27

February 2014 brings us Lindy Hop and Charleston month! We cover Lindy Hop (of course) and integrate Charleston into our Lindy. We still find Charleston quite DELICIOUS whether we dance almost exclusively Charleston for a song or use it to add SPICE AND POP to our Lindy. We’ll take those some favorite moves and teach them to you!

Here is an overview of what’s going on:

Here is the planned curriculum:

Subject To Change

Lindy 1 Theme: Lindy Hop and Charleston

Of course we will start out with fundamentals! We will spend the first two weeks on the basic sendout and our variation choice of the month.We will continue with some basic side-by-side Charleston and variations to add some variety to your Lindy!

  • Week 1:Basic, Outside Turn Variation
  • Week 2:Side Tuck to Closed Position and Swingouts
  • Week 3:Side by Side Charleston and Moves
  • Week 4:Side by Side Charleston fun stylings and variations!

Lindy 2 Theme: Lindy Hop and Charleston

We still find Charleston quite DELICIOUS whether we dance almost exclusively Charleston for a song or use it to add SPICE AND POP to our Lindy. We’ll take those some favorite moves and teach them to you!

  • Week 1:Lindy Technique: Popping Out On 1 for Swingouts (prepping for Charleston)
  • Week 2:Charleston Swingouts, Circles, Sendouts
  • Week 3:Cross Hand Charleston and Ad-Libs
  • Week 4:Even More Cross-Hand Charleston Goodness!

See you!

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