Taking Off Fundamentals

  • 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

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

Start day: 25th Apr
Finish day: 27th Jun

(25th Apr; 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th of May; 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th of Jun.).

* Where: Mind the Step. 24 Strand Street Great Dublin 1 (just 3 min walk from Ha'penny Bridge). Step Down Studio (downstairs).

* Teachers: Kozue & Michael

* Price: €115

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

There is a priority booking period for Swing By Students. Registrations opening on Wed 3rd Apr 2019 at 5 pm!

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

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

Start day: 25th Apr
Finish day: 27th Jun

(25th Apr; 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th of May; 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th of Jun.).

* Where: Mind the Step. 24 Strand Street Great Dublin 1 (just 3 min walk from Ha'penny Bridge). Step Down Studio (downstairs).

* Teachers: Nico & Gabriel

* Price: €115

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

There is a priority booking period for Swing By Students. Registrations opening on Wed 3rd Apr 2019 at 5 pm!

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

* When: Thursdays from 7:00 to 8:00 pm 

Start day: 25th Apr
Finish day: 27th Jun

(25th Apr; 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th of May; 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th of Jun.).

* Where: Mind the Step. 24 Strand Street Great Dublin 1 (just 3 min walk from Ha'penny Bridge). Step Up Studio (upstairs).

* Teachers: Olga & Julen

* Price: €115

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

There is a priority booking period for Swing By Students. Registrations opening on Wed 3rd Apr 2019 at 5 pm!

Any questions? Contact us!

Solo Jazz Vocabulary and Expression

  • Description: In this course we will work on essential skills to grow your dancing. The course will focus on fundamental vocabulary of steps, balance and turn exercises, rhythmic and creative challenges to suit your level of experience.
  • Requirement to register: Open to all (complete solo jazz beginners welcome!).

* 10 weeks Solo Jazz course.

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

Start day: 25th Apr
Finish day: 27th Jun

(25th Apr; 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th of May; 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th of Jun.).

* Where: Mind the Step. 24 Strand Street Great Dublin 1 (just 3 min walk from Ha'penny Bridge). Step Down Studio (downstairs).

* Teacher: Olga

* Price: €115

* Registration in advance is necessary. 

There is a priority booking period for Swing By’ Students. Registrations opening on Wed 3rd Apr 2019 at 5 pm!

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.

* 7 weeks lindy hop progressive course

* When: Mondays from 8:30 to 9:30 pm 

Start day: Monday 29-Apr-2019
Finish day: Monday 24-Jun-2019

(29th of April; 13th, 20th & 27th of May; 10th, 17th & 24th of Jun.).

Please note that there is not class on the bank holidays: 6th of May and 3rd of Jun.

* Where: Mind the Step. 24 Strand Street Great Dublin 1 (just 3 min walk from Ha'penny Bridge). Step Up Studio (upstairs).

* Teachers: Marta & Javier

* Price: €80

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

There is a priority booking period for Swing By Students. Registrations opening on Wed 3rd Apr 2019 at 5 pm!

Any questions? Contact us!

Thursdays Social Dance & Drop-in Class

Everybody is welcome!

No dance experience, registration in advance or dance partner is 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

Free for the drop-in class attendees

 

*When: Thursdays

Start day: 25th Apr
Finish day: 27th Jun

(25th Apr; 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th of May; 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th of Jun.).

 

* Where: Mind the Step. 24 Strand Street Great Dublin 1 (just 3 min walk from Ha'penny Bridge). Step Up Studio (upstairs).

 

Any questions? Contact us!

International Dance Day Celebration

Come feel the joy of swing dancing and celebrate the International Dance Day!

 

Saturday 27th April 2019 at Mind the Step Cafe (Dublin 1) Studio Upstairs.

 

We will teach a free Drop-in Class at 7 pm introducing the fundamentals of swing dancing and some fun moves. 

 

There will be a swing social dance after the class, at 8 pm.

 

Everybody is wellcome. No dance experience, dance parter or registration in advance is necessary. 

 

This is a free event. 

 

Mondays Swing Social

Swing Social Dance on Mondays!

Swing By and Collegiate Shag Dublin are partnering up for this new Social Dance on Mondays at Mind the Step.

Everybody is welcome! Our DJs will play music for you to dance all swing styles: Shag, Balboa, Lindy Hop, Solo Jazz

 

*When: Mondays

Start day: Monday 29-Apr-2019
Finish day: Monday 24-Jun-2019

(29th of April; 13th, 20th & 27th of May; 10th, 17th & 24th of Jun.).

Please note that there is not class on the bank holidays: 6th of May and 3rd of Jun.

 

* Time: 9:30 pm to 11 pm

Pay in cash at the door.
€5 General Fee
€4 CSD & Swing By Monday Classes Students

 

* Where: Mind the Step. 24 Strand Street Great Dublin 1 (just 3 min walk from Ha'penny Bridge). Step Up Studio (upstairs).

 

Any questions? Contact us!