Intermediate Swing: Lindy & East Coast Vocabulary
4-Week Session // $45
July 20th ¦ July 27th ¦ August 3rd ¦ August 10th
This class has a minimum registration requirment. Drop-in registration is availble to students with previous dance experience.
This class will expand participants’ swing vocabulary by adding more turns, steps, and maneuvers to Lindy and East Coast. If you have taken basic Lindy and East Coast, this class will be a great opportunity to polish technique and add to your repertoire of moves!
*** SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE ***
The Des Moines Social Club is passionate about creating accessible arts and culture opportunities for all members of the Des Moines community. For a scholarship application, please email education@desmoinessocialclub.
About the Artists: Travis & Jill are jitterbugs from Central Iowa who LOVE swing and the essence of the era in which it was born. They met in 2008, began dancing together shortly after, and have been cuttin’ a rug ever since. They specialize in Lindy Hop, East Coast, Charleston, Solo Jazz, Shag & Aerials. Travis & Jill enjoy dancing BIG and creating new dance moves each time they take to the floor.
The Belgardes compete occasionally in the Midwest. Most recently, they placed 2nd in the Showcase Competition and 2nd in the Fast Dance Battle Contest at Heartland Swing Festival (April 2017). Travis & Jill have been ambassadors of swing in Central Iowa by performing and teaching new dancers in Des Moines. They look forward to teaching new dancers and expanding the population