? I´d love to learn Lindy Hop , but I don´t have a dance-partner, can I attend alone?
Yes of course! Our policy is to change partners very often in class. If somebody is absolutely against changing, well, we don´t force him.
? May I take a test lesson?
Yes please. As Lindy Hop is something you have to experience, taking part is better than watching from the save side.
? What kind of shoes are suitable for Lindy Hopping?
First of all, for courses in most gyms you need shoes with non-marking soles (even black non-marking soles you better leave at home). Wear sport- shoes, sneakers, and avoid high heels. If you are interested in two-tone special Lindy shoes or Capezio/ Bloch dance sneakers, search the web.
? What do I wear?
This is not important. The only thing to consider : you´ll sweat. You´ll bounce. You´ll kick and you´ll jump.
? I´m not sure which level would suit me.
Well, let´s try to sort it out:
bloody beginners: You´ve never danced (lindy hop) before. You like swing music and you enjoy moving- even with two left feet.
beginners intermediate: You know that lindy hop doesn´t describe the way, the mayor of Aachen moves. You know how to do a lindy turn, a lindy circle, a swing out and the basic charleston step. What you want is more confidence and experience to dance the whole night through.
intermediate: You are infected by swing fever! You want more! You are able to sing “Say it´s only a paper moon” without any mistake.
? Is there an opportunity to dance lindy hop?
You can find a list of several possibilities here. Just go ahead and burn!