March 2020 Session

Classes are held at Dance Center Chicago or American Rhythm Center.
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March 2020
Beginner / Intermediate

Swing 200

Mondays at 7:00 PM

Learn the triple step, a fundamental step and rhythm of Lindy Hop. The triple step will enable you to dance slower and do more complex moves, a themed selection of which will be featured each month.

March's class will focus on changing hands.

Location: Dance Center Chicago

Skill Requirements:
  • 6 ct rhythm with or without triple steps
  • Open and closed position
  • Inside Turns, Leader Turns
  • March 2020 John Holmstrom
  • March 2020 Meg Ebersole
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March 2020
Intermediate

Lindy Hop 200

Mondays at 7:00 PM

Learn how to incorporate the 6 ct moves from Swing into Lindy Hop, how to effortlessly change rhythms, and explore the new world of moves this combination enables. A themed selection will be featured each month.

Location: Dance Center Chicago

Skill Requirements:
  • 6 ct & 8 ct rhythms with triple steps
  • Swing outs and swing outs with inside, outside, and leader turns
  • Cross hands, tuck turns, inside turns, leader turns, and free turns
  • March 2020 Melissa Rutherfoord
  • March 2020 Bradley Smith
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March 2020
Beginner

Swing 101

Mondays at 8:00 PM

Learn the 6 count basic rhythm of Swing and an array of classic moves to get you ready to social dance in just 1 month.

Location: Dance Center Chicago

  • March 2020 Bradley Smith
  • March 2020 Meg Ebersole
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March 2020
Intermediate

Charleston 201

Mondays at 8:00 PM

Learn Tandem Charleston, the dynamic Charleston moves where leader dances behind the follower instead of at their side.

Location: Dance Center Chicago

Skill Requirements:
  • Basic Charleston rhythm, 6 ct & 8 ct rhythms with triple steps
  • Cross hands, tuck turns
  • March 2020 John Holmstrom
  • March 2020 Jenna Stworzyjanek
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March 2020
Beginner / Intermediate

Solo Jazz 101

Wednesdays at 7:00 PM

Learn Solo Charleston and classic vernacular jazz steps in this month long progressive class. Explore the structure of Jazz music and how it guides your dancing.

Location: Dance Center Chicago

Skill Requirements:
  • 6 ct & 8 ct rhythms with triple steps
  • March 2020 Lindsay Longstreth
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March 2020
Intermediate / Advanced

Solo Jazz 201

Wednesdays at 8:00 PM

Expand your solo jazz vocabulary and explore topics including musicality, improvisation, classic choreographies, and jazz rhythms.

Location: Dance Center Chicago

Skill Requirements:
  • Comfortable with both 20s and 30s Charleston
  • Comfortable with solo jazz steps like found in the Shim Sham
  • March 2020 Lindsay Longstreth
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March 2020
Intermediate

Charleston 202

Wednesdays at 7:00 PM

This partnered class will focus on Chase Charleston.

Location: Dance Center Chicago

Skill Requirements:
  • Basic Charleston rhythm, 6 ct & 8 ct rhythms with triple steps
  • Inside Turns, Outside Turns
  • March 2020 Melissa Rutherfoord
  • March 2020 Bob Bednarz
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March 2020
Multiple Levels

Guided Practicum

Wednesdays at 8:00 PM

Work on the swing, Charleston, or Lindy Hop moves or technique of your choice and help others with theirs during this structured practicum. During this 4-week session, instructors will answer questions and allow ample time for practice. No partner necessary.

Location: Dance Center Chicago

Skill Requirements:
  • 6 ct & 8 ct rhythms with triple steps
  • Swing outs and swing outs with inside, outside, and leader turns
  • Cross hands, tuck turns, inside turns, leader turns, and free turns
  • March 2020 Melissa Rutherfoord
  • March 2020 Bob Bednarz
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March 2020
Beginner / Intermediate

Swing 200

Wednesdays at 7:15 PM

Learn the triple step, a fundamental step and rhythm of Lindy Hop. The triple step will enable you to dance slower and do more complex moves, a themed selection of which will be featured each month.

Location: American Rhythm Center

Skill Requirements:
  • 6 ct rhythm with or without triple steps
  • Open and closed position
  • Inside Turns, Leader Turns
  • March 2020 Maegan Washington
  • March 2020 John Holmstrom
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March 2020
Beginner

Swing 101

Wednesdays at 8:15 PM

Learn the 6 count basic rhythm of Swing and an array of classic moves to get you ready to social dance in just 1 month.

Location: American Rhythm Center

  • March 2020 Maegan Washington
  • March 2020 John Holmstrom
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