Swing Dance in partnership with The Swing Era

04 Oct 2021 to 06 Dec 2021

Monday

19:30

60 minutes

THIS CLASS HAS LIMITED CAPACITY AND TICKETS CAN ONLY BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE ONLINE. Please read DanceXchange’s Covid-19 safety procedures to ensure you can return to the studio with us safely. You should only attend if you can present evidence of a negative Lateral Flow Test taken no more than 24 hours prior to your arrival. 

The Swing Era are super excited to be working with DanceXchange and bringing Lindy Hop classes to their amazing dance studios. 

Lindy hop is a African American partner dance. It was danced by black communities in Harlem and evolved in the late 1920’s. It’s sometimes referred to swing dance as the music of the 1930’s was big band swing. 

Tanya and Tom will be teaching the classes, they are excellent patient teachers and will give you a solid foundation of this social dance. Their classes are fun and inclusive and you will have a brilliant time. 

Max 10 couples. Come with a partner or try it solo!

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Mon 04 Oct 21
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Mon 06 Dec 21

Studio Class FAQs

Our staff members will be there to guide you and answer any questions you may have.

Step 1: Ensure you arrive with evidence (text or email) of a NEGATIVE rapid lateral flow test result. Without this, you will be unable to enter the building so please remember to do this the day of your class. You can order free test kits here: www.gov.uk/order-coronavirus-rapid-lateral-flow-tests

Step 2: Wearing your mask, you will enter the building using the main staircase/lift to access Level 5.

Step 3: Check in at reception and sanitise your hands before entering the studio where you can remove your mask if you would like to. Please remember our changing/shower facilities are not open at this time so do come to class changed and ready to go!

Step 4: At the end of your class, you will be able to head out through the main staircase/lift.

Please ensure you are on time, if you are more than 15 minutes late to class you won’t be able to access the studio.

When you buy online you will need to set up your account via our booking system. To book classes online please click here or click the shopping cart icon in the header of the website to access the account registration process and follow the simple set-up instructions.

Once purchased, tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded unless the class/event is cancelled. All tickets will be offered subject to availability at the time of booking. Please give us a call us on 0121 667 6730 to discuss further.
Anything comfortable that lets you move freely. You can wear tracksuit bottoms, leggings & t-shirts for most classes. Please wear light-soled trainers or dance shoes (if you have them), Contemporary and yoga classes are bare feet.

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No, these are currently closed until further notice.
We don’t have lockers so please take all your valuable possessions with you into the studio from the changing rooms.
Yes, please bring your refillable water bottle with you. You can take bottles with you into the studios.
You won’t be allowed to join a class if you’re more than 10 minutes late. This is because you’ll have missed the warm-up, which increases your chance of injury.
We aim to make our classes accessible to everyone regardless of disability. Please call us on 0121 667 6730 to discuss any support you might need.

Key Information

Duration
60 minutes
Costs
Full Price: £7.00, Concession: £6.00
Suitable For

Tutor

Tanya-Louise & Tom

Lindy hop Tutors

Tanya-Louise is a Birmingham based Lindy Hop dancer and has been teaching with The Swing Era since 2017. She loves to share her passion for jazz music and lindy hop dancing, performing, teaching and competing both nationally and internationally.

“Lindy hop dancing is one of the best things I have ever done, it completely changed my life. I was hooked from the very first dance”

Tom is a professional musician whose interest in Jazz music led him to begin dancing Lindy hop 4 years ago.

Tanya And Tom
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