Summer workshops - week 5

Workshop descriptions

Date: Monday, July 29th

Teachers: Niomi & Jakob

Time: 19.00-21.00

Price: 250kr

Description: In this workshop, you will be introduced to the basics of the exciting and energetic swing dance Collegiate shag. The workshop is for complete beginners, so no previous experience with Collegiate Shag is required.

Level: Open level, no previous experience required. 

Date: Tuesday, July 30th

Teacher: Anna Dyrby

Time: 18.00-19.30

Price: 190kr

Description: The Shim Sham is a fun choreography danced at social dances world wide, by Lindy hoppers and other swing dancers alike. It brings people together, and creates community! Come learn this great choreography, so you can join the fun! You don’t even need any dance experience to join.

The Shim Sham was originally a tap dance choreography by Leonard Reed and Willie Bryant, and was adapted for Lindy hop dancers by Frankie Manning, whose version you will learn in this class.

Level: Open Level, dancers of all levels are welcome.

Date: Tuesday, July 30th

Teacher: Anna Dyrby

Time: 19.45 – 21.15

Price: 190kr

Description: So you say you already know the Shim Sham? Well, I say you haven’t even started! This well known routine, danced at social dances by swing dancers all over the world, has infinite possibilities of exploration and play. In this workshop Anna Dyrby will teach you a bunch of rhythmical and dynamic variations, we will explore how to completely re-think our rusty old Shim Shams, and start expressing your own personal style. You will be challenged and have a fun time as a group. 

The Shim Sham was originally a tap dance choreography by Leonard Reed and Willie Bryant, and was adapted for Lindy hop dancers by Frankie Manning. We will draw inspiration from all of the known versions, and get Anna’s own takes on this classic routine as well.

Level: you need to know the basics of Shim Sham to be able to join this workshop.

Date: Wednesday, July 31st

Teachers: Sandrine & Madison

Time: 19.00-21.00

Price: 250kr

Description: You have learned to lead/follow your way through several steps and you are now ready for your next dancing adventure: To let the music guide you! Break when the music breaks or break away and dance freely when the music inspires you to do so. This workshop will help you connect better to the music and add creative and improvised movements into your dancing. The perfect ingredients for a fantastic experience on the dance floor. 

Level: Open to all dancers who have finished at least a beginner course in Lindy Hop.
There will be a choose your own challenge aspect to the teaching material and the concepts and ideas shared will be interesting to explore for dancers of all levels.

Register for workshops here

Monday
Savoy Room
Collegiate Shag: For complete beginners 19:00 – 21:00 Niomi & Jakob
Tuesday
Savoy Room
Solo Jazz : Shim Sham for everyone 18:00 – 19:30 Anna Dyrby
Solo Jazz : Spice up your Shim Sham 19:45 – 21:15 Anna Dyrby
Wednesday
Savoy Room
Lindy Hop: Let the music guide you 19:00 – 21:00 Sandrine & Madison

Monday

Savoy Room

  • Collegiate Shag: For complete beginners Teachers: Niomi & Jakob 19:00 – 21:00

Tuesday

Savoy Room

  • Solo Jazz : Shim Sham for everyone Teacher: Anna Dyrby 18:00 – 19:30
  • Solo Jazz : Spice up your Shim Sham Teacher: Anna Dyrby 19:45 – 21:15

Wednesday

Savoy Room

  • Lindy Hop: Let the music guide you Teachers: Sandrine & Madison 19:00 – 21:00
Course Registration info Price
Summer Workshops 2024 – week 5
Are you a Student? Click here to get a 15% discount on your bookings. You must have a valid student card!

Monday
Savoy Room
Collegiate Shag: For complete beginners 19:00 – 21:00 Niomi & Jakob
Tuesday
Savoy Room
Solo Jazz : Shim Sham for everyone 18:00 – 19:30 Anna Dyrby
Solo Jazz : Spice up your Shim Sham 19:45 – 21:15 Anna Dyrby
Wednesday
Savoy Room
Lindy Hop: Let the music guide you 19:00 – 21:00 Sandrine & Madison

Monday

Savoy Room

  • Collegiate Shag: For complete beginners Teachers: Niomi & Jakob 19:00 – 21:00

Tuesday

Savoy Room

  • Solo Jazz : Shim Sham for everyone Teacher: Anna Dyrby 18:00 – 19:30
  • Solo Jazz : Spice up your Shim Sham Teacher: Anna Dyrby 19:45 – 21:15

Wednesday

Savoy Room

  • Lindy Hop: Let the music guide you Teachers: Sandrine & Madison 19:00 – 21:00
Course Registration info Price
Summer Workshops 2024 – week 5
Are you a Student? Click here to get a 15% discount on your bookings. You must have a valid student card!