Rhythm City Productions

Lindy Hop Essentials

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Once you’ve completed the material from Intro to Swing to your satisfaction, you’re ready for Lindy Hop Essentials. This means you’re ready to get a whole lot more dancing in your Swing! At this point, you’ve learned most of the most commonly known basic Lindy hop steps and patterns, and it’s time to get them feeling more awesome (for you and your partner) at a wider range of tempos and with more variations.

Lindy Hop Essentials students enjoy a discounted admission of $5 to the regular DJ'ed weekly dance, Rhythm City Strut. Subscribe to our youtube channel for practice/review/recap videos.

  • $60 / $65 at the door
  • $30 limited subsidized access available for low incomes
  • All prices include GST
  • masks required inside at all Rhythm City classes and dances until further notice.

Locations and dates update!

Starting in September, Swing 3 and 4 will move to Monday evenings.

From September:

Swing 3 at iDance Studio, 257 East 7th Avenue, 7:45-8:45pm

Swing 4 at EDAM Studio, 303 East 8th Avenue, 6:15-7:15pm

Swing 3: Swing out

Connect the moves you learned in Swing 1 and 2 in a more swingin’ and flowing way and add on with some more complex moves, variations, and solo dancing. Lindy hop, as a partnered dance, often incorporates “breaking away” from your partner for open solo play and dancing. Learn and practice how to make this a comfortable and rhythmical part of your partner connection. 

Swing 4: Lindy Hop Essentials

We mix and match all the prior Swing series material, add a few more, and increase your comfort with a wider range of tempos. We also add some variations on moves you already know and love, the further enrich your social dancing vocabulary and your understanding of connecting with the music and a partner. Swing 4: get set for Intermediate. 

  • Mondays 6:15-7:15pm at EDAM  Studio,  303  East  8th  ave



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Swing 4 - Lindy Hop Essentials

Swing 4 - Lindy Hop Essentials

Thursday, Aug 4 - Thursday, Aug 25    
6:45pm - 7:45pm
Pre-requisite: Swing 3 or equivalent. We mix and match all the prior Swing series material, add a few more, and increase your comfort with a [...]
Swing 3 - Swing out

Swing 3 - Swing out

Thursday, Aug 4 - Thursday, Aug 25    
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Pre-requisite: Swing 2 or equivalent. Once you’ve completed the material from Intro to Swing to your satisfaction, you’re ready for Lindy Hop Essentials. This means [...]
Swing 4 - Lindy Hop Essentials

Swing 4 - Lindy Hop Essentials

Monday, Sep 12 - Monday, Oct 3    
6:15pm - 7:15pm
$30.00 - $60.00
Pre-requisite: Swing 3 or equivalent. We mix and match all the prior Swing series material, add a few more, and increase your comfort with a [...]
Swing 3 - Swing out

Swing 3 - Swing out

Monday, Sep 12 - Monday, Oct 3    
7:45pm - 8:45pm
$30.00 - $60.00
Pre-requisite: Swing 2 or equivalent. Once you’ve completed the material from Intro to Swing to your satisfaction, you’re ready for Lindy Hop Essentials. This means [...]

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Happy Swing dancers! Photo by Chris Loh.