Swing Dancing: Beginning Lindy Hop
3-Week Session // $35
June 21st ¦ June 28th ¦ July 5th
This class has a minimum registration requirment.
Lindy Hop is the King of Swing! This dance is has an 8-count basic and is one you will want to know to be a true swing enthusiast! Along with the basic step, participants will learn basic turns and tricks to incorporate into the dance. No lindy experience required. No partner required.
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