Swivel Technique for Followers

Author: Aldo

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A traditional aspect of Lindy Hop styling used predominantly by followers, but valuable for leads to know as well. Never underestimate the power of swivels because many a Lindy Hopper have built reputations based on their swivel styling.

Pop Turns

Author: kevinstlaurent

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Pop turns are a dynamic basic move that can add some flavor to your dancing. These are 4 core pop turn figures every lindy hopper should know.

Spinning Fundamentals (part 1) Traveling Turns

Author: Aldo

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If you can't turn, you can't dance. Leaders are especialy guilty of terrible turning technique. If you want to lead turns properly, you need to understand and know how to turn yourself. Followers are forced to survive turning moves because they are so prominent in the dance, but most follows lack proper technique and plateau quickly. If you learn this technique, you dancing can easily advance to the next level.

Intro to Partner Charleston

Author: kevinstlaurent

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Every lindy hoppers needs to know these basic partnered charelston figures. In many ways, partnered chareston is at the root of lindy hop. Most complex partnered charleston figures stem from these core moves.

Spinning Fundamentals (part 2) One Foot Spins

Author: Aldo

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If you can't turn, you can't dance. Single foot turns are super fun and impressive and don't require a partner for training. Practice in the kitchen, practice at the bus stop, practice while waiting in lines at the supermarket. Practice, practice, practice!

Introduction to 6 count Swing

Author: kevinstlaurent

Every lindy hoppers needs to know these basic partnered charelston figures. In many ways, partnered chareston is at the root of lindy hop. Most complex partnered charleston figures stem from these core moves.

Laura & Jeremy

Author: kevinstlaurent

Shout out to Laura Keat & Jeremy Oth for taking this classic move to the next level. So much so, we can’t teach this variation without giving them credit. It’s not how cheesy the move is, it’s how well you sell it. Any move can be cool… if you dare to own it.