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2017 ALHC Class Schedule

Mundo Charlton Dancers 1926

This class schedule is as of 10/4/17.

Classes may be purchased individually at $25 per class. Day passes are available. Day passes include all classes and the party or parties offered each day.

Come early the day of the class to purchase individual classes. Partners are not needed unless noted.

Brown-Bag-It at 12:30p Saturday.

 
Thursday      
8:00 - 9:00pm
Brush Up Your Lindy Basics
Valerie & Rafal
A Little Bit of the Blues
Samuel
 
Friday
1:00 - 2:15pm
Cakewalk
Catrine
1950's Ladies' Styling
Sugar & Barbara
with Samuel
2:30 - 3:45pm
The Glide
Chester
1950's Men's Styling
Sonny
4:00 - 5:15pm
It's About Connection
Benjamin
Adv. Lindy Variations
Catrine
8:00 - 9:00pm
Charleston with the Breakaway Minn & Steffi
From Central Ave. to Harlem
Chester
 
Saturday
10 - 11:00am
Turns in Lindy Hop
Nathan & Gaby
Evolution of The Swingout
Valerie & Rafal
Musicality Meets Inspiration
Benjamin
11:10am - 12:10pm
Working the Skirt
Paulette
Charleston - '20s and More
Benjamin
St. Louis Shag
Minn & Steffi
1:15 - 2:15pm

Frankie's Way
Valerie & Rafal

Dancing with Attitude
Nathan & Gaby
Tap
Catrine
2:25 - 3:25pm
Jazz with Chester
Lifts & Tricks (partners only)
Minn & Steffi
Salsa Meets Swing
Paulette
8:30 - 9:30
Learn the Peabody
Catrine
6 Count Steps Are Still Cool
Benjamin
 
Sunday
12:30 - 1:30pm
Rhythm Variations
Nathan & Gaby
Flyin' Lindy with Minn & Steffi
1:40 - 2:40pm
Phraseology
Val & Rafal
When Old Meets New
Minn & Steffi

Class Descriptions

1950s Stying
Learn some of the smooth moves seen in "The Spirit Moves." Leaders & folllowers are welcome at each of the classes.

Cakewalk
The cakewalk or cake walk wasa dance deevloped from the 'prize walks' held at get-togethers on plantations. At the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia an enormous cake was awarded the winning couple. After that it was performed in minstral shows, then vaudeville and American musical theater, existing well into the 20th century.

Charleston with the Breakaway
Learn two dances popular during the Jazz Age.

Dancing with Attitude
Learn a Lindy combo that brings personality & character to the forefront

Evolution of the Swingout
This class will go through the Break-away, 20's charleston swingout, and 30's Charleston swingout

Frankie's Way
Learn some favorite Frankie variations

Get The Feel For Balboa's Basic
Brush up your Balboa basic or come learn what it is all about

Lifts & Tricks
Dips, tricks and/or air steps for partners

Phraseology
Using the 6-count basic rhythm, learn how to highlight repetitive accents in the song

Rhythm Variations
Learn how to dance basic Lindy Hop steps with new and exciting rhythms

Riffs
In this class, we'll explore popular riffs in jazz music, and explore ways to dance to them.

St. Louis Shag
St. Louis Shag developed from the Charleston. It is a very fast.

The Glide
1950s couple's dancing with an emphasis on musicality

Turns in Lindy Hop
Learn the best way to add turns to your dancing without sacrificing flow and ease

When Old Meets New
Solo commercial choreography (Hip Hop) with vintage jazz elements