Solo Jazz 1 with Christine Nguyen
It goes by many names — Vernacular Jazz, Authentic Jazz, Vintage Jazz (or as the legendary Al Minns preferred: Basic Jazz). Whatever you call it, it’s a blast! Feel comfortable in your body and build confidence in your solo movement. Along the way, we’ll cover essential jazz vocabulary that will make your partner dancing more creative, and learning routines easier!
September’s topic: Mama’s Stew! AKA the second LindyGroove warm-up. Originally created as a warm-up by the original Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers, the Stew is now an iconic jazz routine. Join us as we explore each of its fundamental movements, add to our jazz vocabulary, and tighten up our technique. *FLAT shoes recommended - we will be dancing fast!*
Prerequisites: None. We start from scratch!
Class Format: Month-long progressive, starts the first Thursday of every month
Time & Place: 7:10 pm to 8:00 pm Thursdays in the main ballroom
Price: $60 per month (In 4 Thursday months or adjusted accordingly)