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Wed, 20 Apr


Rehearsal Studio, Lantern Arts Centre

2/7 - Progressive absolute beginners class @Raynes Park

Our beginners series 1:00 hr long and catered for those who have no experience in dancing and want to learn the basics of Lindy Hop. We focus on technique and take our time - everyone welcome! This is a 'Everyone Leads and Everyone follows' class and it progresses in 5-7 week chunks .

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2/7 - Progressive absolute beginners class  @Raynes Park
2/7 - Progressive absolute beginners class  @Raynes Park

Time & Location

20 Apr 2022, 19:30 – 20:30 BST

Rehearsal Studio, Lantern Arts Centre, Tolverne Rd, London SW20, UK

About the event

We've created this class for absolute beginners who want to learn the basics of lindy hop. This term lasts 7 weeks (following the school calender) and on the first class, we assume you know nothing.  

Each class will progress and build on what you have learnt before. By the end of the course, you will be able to social dance to amazing swing music, and your body will have the confidence to enjoy the dance! People who enjoy this class are couples looking to start a hobby together, leaders who want to learn how to follow (and vice versa), and people who love swing Music and who just want to dance every single week and enjoy the commmunity we've built. 

You are welcome to drop in any time during each term, but if you really know nothing about dancing, then please try and start at the beginning of each term - otherwise, do book a private and see if we can get you up to speed :)  

This course starts on Apr 13th 2022 and ends on 25th May. We will be focussing on Basic 6 and 8 count moves. 

If you are looking for a longer, fast paced class with more challenge, then stay for the Improvers class on the same night, from 21:00 - 22:00 


19:30- 20:30 - Absolute Beginners' Course 

20:30-21:00 - Practice and social time with snacks and drinks

21:00 - 22:00- Improvers' class 


£10 per adult per class, £50 for 6 classes. Pay in person in cash, card, or online at the Lantern Website here. (Just leave your name in the comments and we will sort the rest).


Evidence of vaccination and a negative Lateral Flow Test

A partner of any gender if you feel unsafe with rotating partners 

Water bottle

Non restrictive clothes and shoes that you are comfortable with moving around (Sneakers, jeans, flared skirts, jersey tops). 


How to get to the Lantern Arts Centre. When you get to the main entrance of the Lantern Arts Centre, resist the urge to enter via the red doors, cafe or sanctuary. Instead, turn left and head down Tolverne road. Ring the bell for 'rehearsal studio' and we will let you in. Then, walk through one set of doors and walk UP the stairs. The rehearsal studio will be behind you. 

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