Thursdays Social Dance & Drop-in Class

Everybody is welcome!

No dance experience, registration in advance nor dance partner necessary.

* 8 - 9 pm: Lindy Hop Drop-in Class

€10 (it includes the social dance afterwards)

* 9 - 11 pm: Social Dance with our DJs.

€5 General fee

€4 Swing By Students fee (€3 if registered in 2 courses; €2 if registered in 3 courses)

Free for the drop-in class attendees

*When: Thursdays 

Start day: 16-Jan 2020
Finish day: 19-Mar 2020

(16th, 23rd & 30th of Jan; 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th of Feb; 5th, 12th & 19th of Mar).

* Where: Mind the Step Cafe. 24 Strand Street Great Dublin 1. Step Up Studio (upstairs).

Any questions? Contact us!

Taking Off Fundamentals Wednesdays

  • Description: In this course you will learn the basic rhythms of Lindy Hop and Charleston, as well as the fundamentals of partner connection in swing dancing.
  • Requirements to register: This course is suitable for beginners and students dancing for less than one year.

* 10 weeks lindy hop progressive course (a 55min class per week).

* When: Wednesdays from 6:30pm to 7:25pm

Start day: 15th Jan 2020

Finish day: 18th Mar 2020

* Where: Mind the Step Cafe. 24 Strand Street Great, Dublin 1. Step Down Studio (downstairs).

* Teachers: Kozue & Alihan

* Price: €110

* Registration in advance is necessary and you can register as a leader (person who propose or leads a move) or as a follower (person who responds to or follows the leader). Dance partner is not required to sign up, but it can help you to avoid the waiting list.

Registrations opening on Saturday 14-Dec-2019 at 10am.

Any questions? Contact us!

Taking Off Fundamentals - Thursdays

  • Description: In this course you will learn the basic rhythms of Lindy Hop and Charleston, as well as the fundamentals of partner connection in swing dancing.
  • Requirements to register: This course is suitable for beginners and students dancing for less than one year.

* 10 weeks lindy hop progressive course (a 55min class per week).

* When: Thursdays from 6:30pm to 7:25pm.

Start day: 16th Jan 2020

Finish day: 19th Mar 2020

* Where: Mind the Step Cafe. 24 Strand Street Great, Dublin 1. Step Down Studio (downstairs). 

* Teachers: Nico & Gabriel

* Price: €110

* Registration in advance is necessary and you can register as a leader (person who propose or leads a move) or as a follower (person who responds to or follows the leader). Dance partner is not required to sign up, but it can help you to avoid the waiting list.

Registrations opening on Saturday 14-Dec-2019 at 10am.

Any questions? Contact us!

Taking Off Vocabulary

  • Description: In this course you will build on your fundamentals and add plenty of Lindy Hop and Charleston moves to your swing dance vocabulary.
  • Requirements to register: To sign up to this course you must have previously completed Taking Off Fundamentals (TO1) course and/or be comfortable with basic 6c and 8c Lindy Hop and Charleston rhythms and basic partner moves including Swing Out.

* 10 weeks lindy hop progressive course (a 55 min class per week).

* When: Mondays from 7:30pm to 8:25pm

Start day: 13th Jan 2020

Finish day: 16th Mar 2020

* Where: Mind the Step Cafe. 24 Strand Street Great, Dublin 1. Step Up Studio (upstairs).

* Teachers: Marta & Alihan

* Price: €110

* Registration in advance is necessary. Dance partner is not require to sign up, but it can help you to avoid the waiting list. 

Registrations opening on Saturday 14-Dec-2019 at 10am.

Any questions? Contact us!

Taking Off Partnership

  • Description: In this course we will focus on enhancing your partnership skills focusing on connection, momentum, turns, redirections and creativity!
  • Requirements to register: This course is suitable for students dancing for less than one year. Completion of Taking Off Vocabulary (TO2) course and/or be comfortable with basic 6c and 8c Lindy Hop and Charleston rhythms and basic partner moves including Swing Out.

* 10 weeks lindy hop progressive course (a 55 min class per week).

* When: Thursdays from 7:30pm to 8:25pm

Start day: 16th Jan 2020

Finish day: 19th Mar 2020

* Where: Mind the Step Cafe. 24 Strand Street Great, Dublin 1. Step Down Studio (downstairs).  

* Teachers: Olga & Julen

* Price: €110

* Registration in advance is necessary. A dance partner is not required to sign up, but it can help you to avoid the waiting list.

Registrations opening on Saturday 14-Dec-2019 at 10am.

Any questions? Contact us!

Gaining Altitude Vocabulary

  • Description: In this course you will learn more complex and interesting Lindy and Charleston moves to have fun with on the social dance floor. 
  • Requirements to register: To sign up to this course you must have previously completed Taking Off courses and/or be comfortable with basic 6c & 8c Lindy Hop and Charleston rhythms and basic partner moves including Swing Out. Suitable for students with 1+ years of regular classes and social dancing.

* 10 weeks lindy hop progressive course (a 55 min class per week).

* When: Thursdays from 7:00pm to 7:55pm

Start day: 16th Jan 2020

Finsh day: 19th Mar 2020

* Where: Mind the Step Cafe. 24 Strand Street Great, Dublin 1. Step Up Studio (upstairs).

* Teachers: Kozue & Michael

* Price: €110

* Registration in advance is necessary. Dance partner is not required to sign up, but it can help you to avoid the waiting list.

Registrations opening on Saturday 14-Dec-2019 at 10am.

Any questions? Contact us!

Flying High

  • Description: In this course we will focus on different aspects of swing dancing every term. We will explore in depth concepts like technique, musicality and connection; and fine-tune your dance skills through plenty of drills.
  • Requirements to register: To sign up to this course you must have previously completed Gaining Altitude courses and/or have 2+ years of regular classes and social dancing.

* 10 weeks lindy hop progressive course (a 55 min class per week).

* When: Mondays from 8:30pm to 7:25pm

Start day: 13th Jan 2020.

* Where: Mind the Step Cafe. 24 Strand Street Great, Dublin 1. Studio Step Up (upstairs)

* Teachers: Marta & Javier

* Price: €110

* Registration in advance is necessary. Dance partner is not require to sign up, but it can help you to avoid the waiting list.

Registrations opening on Saturday 14-Dec-2019 at 10am.

Any questions, contact us!

Solo Jazz

  • Description: In this course we will work on expanding your vocabulary of solo moves with a particular focus on rhythmic variations. We'll dedicate time to creativity and improvisation exercises to help you find your own solo style.
  • Requirement to register: Previous Solo Jazz experience is necessary.

* 10 weeks Solo Jazz progressive course (a 55 min class per week).

* When: Thursdays from 8:30pm to 9:25pm

Start day: 16th Jan 2020

* Where: Mind the Step Cafe. 24 Strand Street Great Dublin 1. Step Down Studio (downstairs)

* Teacher: Olga

* Price: €110

* Registration in advance is necessary.

Registrations opening on Saturday 14-Dec-2019 at 10am.

Any questions? Contact us!