Learn How to Swing Dance Saturday Nights
Learn How to Swing Dance Saturday Nights

Learn How to Swing Dance Saturday Nights





JUMP JOINT SWING & TRINITY SWING KIDS
Thanks for taking the time to check us out on line! 
LEARN TO SWING DANCE SATURDAY NIGHTS
with a fun loving swing dance community! Facebook
Email: retroswingkid@gmail.com Call/Text 604 536 0195
Partial proceeds donated to benefit Surrey charity, www.metrokids.ca
PARKING $2.50 one hour, $3.75 two hours, $4.50 three hours
Gym Studio, Trinity Western University, 7600 Glover Rd. Langley, BC  
View Gym Studio in Google Maps or just follow the Red Dance Signs posted on campus.


  SWING DANCE TRINITY 

LEARN TO SWING DANCE SATURDAY NIGHTS 
No partner or dance experience required! We love 2 left feet!

Doors Open 7:30pm

WALK-INS WELCOME! 
Sprung wood dance floor requires clean non-scuff non high heeled shoes.

Every Saturday Night  
September 15 - Nov 24, 2018 & January 12 to April 13, 2019 

Drop-In Intro Lesson 7:45 to 8:30pm 

Learn a variety of fun easy swing dance basics every Saturday:)

 DJ Dance 8:30 to 10:45pm

PURPOSE: TO PRAISE HIS NAME IN DANCE, 

STRIKE UP THE BAND AND MAKE GREAT MUSIC! PS 149:3

Public Admission $6.50  

Pay with Debit/Credit. No cash 

TWU STUDENTS: $3

TWU FACULTY/STAFF/ ALUMNI: $5
ENJOY A BIRTHDAY JAM Every Saturday Night
Watch Pamela`s Famous Birthday Jam: 
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LEARN TO SWNG DANCE SATURDAY NIGHTS

Retro Swing Kid & friends teach All Ages how to swing dance with fun easy single & triple time LINDY HOP; the original social partner dance from the 1930s. No Partner Necessary, No Dance Experience Required! 
It`s easy to get started! A friendly welcome awaits you! Just walk right in to the TWU Gym Lobby to pay at the front desk. You will be welcomed up stairs to the Studio for the 8PM SWING DANCE which opens with a fun easy Drop-In Intro Lesson . Learn to dance swing for the very first time. After your lesson; dance yourself happy on a sprung wood dance floor to the swinging jazz music of the 30s and 40s. Want more? Take a PROGRESSIVE series of LINDY SWING classes 
General Public Welcome!

 SATURDAY  

Progressive TRIPLE Swing Classes

NO DROP-INS EXCEPT FOR THE FIRST CLASS IN A BEGINNER SERIES

BEGINNER SERIES 
SATURDAY NOV 10 to NOV 24, 2018 
Learn easy Triple Lindy Swing Basics 
DOORS OPEN 6:30PM 
6:45 to 7:30pm Beginner 1 & 2 Triple Swing Class 
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INTERMEDIATE SERIES
SATURDAY NOV 10 to NOV 24, 2018 
Learn Triple 6 & 8 Count Lindy Swing + Charleston 
DOORS OPEN 7:30PM 
7:45 to 8:30pm Triple Lindy Swing Class
(at the same time as the Drop-In Lesson) 

BONUS 
7 to 7:45pm: Beginner Triple Swing Class + DJ Dance is included. 
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REGISTRATION

To hold your spot in class: Provide your full name, email and phone number.  

Everyone starts with the 7pm Beginner Triple Swing Class. Intermediate Triple Swing is available by instructor recommendation.

 The 8 digit voucher code is required to register a Groupon Deal. 

Pay in advance on line or in person with debit/credit card on the 1st day of classes. 

Email: retroswingkid@gmail.com  Call /Text  604 536 0195
NO DROP-INS EXCEPT FOR THE FIRST CLASS IN A BEGINNER SERIES

Pay by Credit /Debit, No Cash
$35.45 General Public, $16.36 TWU Student, $27.27 Staff/Faculty/Alumni 

*LINK TO PAY ON LINE:  

https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/twu/Activity_Search/swing-dancing-saturday/221

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CALENDAR 
PROGRESSIVE SWING CLASSES

Every 3 or 4 Saturdays either A,B,C or D curriculum is taught. 
So each time you repeat a class series you learn something different. 

SWING C: 3 Saturdays NOV 10 to 24, 2018
 SWING A: 3 Saturdays JAN 12 to 26, 2019
SWING B: 4 Saturdays FEB 2 to 23
SWING C: 4 Saturdays MAR 2 to MAR 23    
SWING D: 4 Saturdays MAR 30 to APR 13
*The last chance to join a Progressive Class is the second Saturday. 

BUY IN BULK & GET A DEAL:
14 Saturdays : Jan 12 to Apr 13, 2019
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INSTRUCTORS

Left to right: Trudy-Bridgette, Retro Swing Kid, Romeo K.

Bottom left: Laz Savic, winner of  Royal City Dust Up 2018 Jack & Jill

Bottom right: Olivia on the far left and Hannah on the far right.


PROGRESSIVE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

 

Beginner ABCD Lindy Swing Class Series  

Every 3 or 4 Saturdays either A,B,C or D curriculum is taught. 

So each time you repeat a class series you learn something different. 

Learn how to swing dance with my Progressive Swing Beginner Class Series. It is a fun easy way to learn a variety of beginner swing dance basics! We assume that you can only count to 2, walk and run a little. You will get lots of repetition! The steps we teach are simple! Lots of laughs! No pressure! Learn new easy moves every week! We teach a combination of Level 1 and 2 basics from my top 2 videos above plus an intro to the Frankie Swing Out. Study Swing Tips to look terrific on the dance floor! There is a short break between Classes. StBring a drink and snack  for your break or purchase from dispensers in the Gym Lobby.  

BOOK AHEAD. NO DROP-INS EXCEPT FOR THE 1st CLASS IN THE SERIES


Rhythm City Intro to Swing 2 recap: all the 8-count moves.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_OMAPnurSE

 

Rhythm City Intro to Swing in 8-count recap: all the moves!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-_MghIdStg


Lindy Hop + Charleston in a Day:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjaqRlmVMiQ


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   Intermediate ABCD Lindy Swing Classes

 Every 3 or 4 Saturdays either A,B,C or D curriculum is taught. 

So each time you repeat a class series you learn something different.

Intermediate students are encouraged to attend the Beginner Class as swing helpers.    

 Learn how to dance Lindy Hop with combinations of 6 and 8 count triple patterns, Frankie Swing Out and Charleston. A Beginner ABC Class Series is recommended before taking an Intermediate Class series. Study Swing Tips & look terrific on the dance floor! 


BOOK AHEAD. NO DROP-INS


Triple Step Exercises:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBQQcQSNcDU


Daniel and Asa break down the 8 count Lindy Swing Out

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ax1L56LzPU0&t=74s


Rhythm City Intro to Swing Swivels

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NsogUwK2Kds


Rhythm City Intro to Swing 6-count recap: all the moves

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbL_P73bDm8


FRANKIE MANNING MOVES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4UL6wBVmKg

2 BARS OF FRANKIE MOVES to SHINY STOCKINGS  NOV 24/2018

8 count intro

ALL say Ah 1 Ah 2 You Know What To Do -8counts 

Come forward holding hands in flat with X steps both start LEFT foot- 8 + 4 = 12 counts

Come forward--Shorty George  + and 5 6 7 8=4 counts

Plant feet apart in OP -hold=4 counts


OP SWING OUT to OP= 8 Counts

OP R to R Tuck Turn with Free Spin + 2 count hold= 8 counts

Circle to CP  (release front hand on 7&8 )=8 counts

CP 6 count hand on back Tuck Out + 2 count hold= 8 counts


2X Glide to the side= 16 counts

Circle- 8 counts

Charleston Crunch 5, 6 stretch, 78 drag back ending 


20s Partner Charleston to Break Away

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Pl9dlBoKIQ


FRANKIE MANNING VIDEOS


Intro to Swing 3 with Rhythm City Productions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YSnlHV_GCA0

 

Lindy Hop Intermediate A with Rhythm City

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bv--_MSPzAA


Outside Turn and Switches

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqdSGDtZQ1Q 


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Other Courses

     


Crash Beginner Lindy Swing Course

2 Hours Privates + 2 Hours Group Classes


Learn how to swing dance with a Crash Course! It includes a 2 -hour Beginner Swing Group Class taken on a Saturday night and a 2 hour Private Lesson taken on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday night in the South Surrey Swing Studio. This Crash Beginner option is only available to Groupon Customers. Please note: students are encouraged to rotate in the group classes. Not available on line from Trinity University.

BOOK AHEAD. NO DROP-INS


COST:  $75/person, $85/couple

Cost includes the 9-11pm Swing Dance.

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        Privates 

Take a Private Swing Dance Lesson before a wedding or a cruise! Book ahead. 
Privates for single women, couples, and kids/youth are held in the South Surrey Swing Studio. Privates for single men are held Saturday nights during the social dance.
MAY, JUNE & AUGUST: AlPrivates are in the South Surrey Swing Studio. Not available to purchase on line from Trinity University. Purchase direct from Jump Joint Swing.
BOOK AHEAD. NO DROP-INS
Cost for 1 or 2 persons: $40/one hour or $75/two hours
Group rates available!
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SWING PERFORMANCE COACHING

Saturdays 9:45 to 10:30PM (during the social dance)
Cost is included with payment for your Swing Course. This is the most fun swing dance experience offered at Trinity Swing Kids; and well worth the effort to participate. Look smashing on the dance floor! Just sign up with the DJ at your first SWING DANCE to receive coaching fro 9:45 to 10:30pm. Partner required if doing aerials:) There is no group instruction provided, just personal coaching while the social dance is going on. From the videos below you can choose some EASY moves you want to work on. Contact retroswingkid@gmail.com to book your coaching assistance before you arrive. Dips and Tricks OK. Level 1 socially accepted aerials OK only if done with with a trained spotter in an area on the dance floor reserved for performance aerial coaching. More advanced aerials require separate training from a paid professional and are not permitted on the dance floor.

Ground Rules for Practicing Socially Accepted Aerials
1. Be in good physical condition
2. Always warm up well and cool down.
3. Practice in a clear designated area
4 Use Mats when available
5. Have a regular partner whom you can trust.

SOCIAL ACCEPTED AERIALS/DIPS/TRICKS

SHIM SHAM TAP VERSION

All Black Performance for International Swing Championships May 2018


DAY AT THE RACES

https://youtu.be/9gXlBz-9_1E Harvest Moon Ball
Minnie`s Moochers Routine

Silver Shadows-Frankie 95

Routine to Sam Cooke`s Song Twistin the Night Away



2017 Junior Lindy Hop Championships

Juniors Victor and Wilma

Juniors

Harlem Hot Shots, Echoes of Harlem Jam

ADVANCED COACHING for SWING OUTS & VARIATIONS


SWING OUT STYLES WITH SHARON DAVIS

AWESOME FANCY SOCIAL LINDY HOP DANCING


6 count triple delight

Single/Triple Lindy Hop

Jig Kicks in CP and OP with Michael & Evita

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Z0cqcEhDlo

 

Shim Sham with Frankie Manning

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2FyvoAi2ew

 

Shim Sham with Michael Jagger

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9hH08dH98U

 

Shim Sham Instructions with Shauna Marble

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=488C_8mvNMQ&t=266s

 

Balboa Lesson 1 with Eric and Sylvia Skylar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dt3x4uHfQps