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Beginning Level Classes Start at 7:00pm ($45)
Continuing Level Classes Start at 8:00pm ($45 )
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Four week progressive session
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A great article by one of our local dancers

Memphis' Swing Scene
by
Patrick Rhodes

Side Street Steppers music video featuring Red Hot Lindy Hop Dancers



About Red Hot Lindy Hop

Red Hot Lindy Hop operates as a non-profit organization. We are dedicated to the preservation of the vintage swing dances, as well as sharing our knowledge with those willing to learn. Red Hot Lindy Hop's board of members work to promote swing dancing here in Memphis through lessons, dances, and workshops. We look forward to dancing with you soon.

About Vintage Swing

The Lindy Hop is a partner swing dance that originated in the 1920's & 30's at Harlem, New York's Savoy Ballroom.  Today's swing dancers groove to genuine big band swing music, blues, jazz, and rock-a-billy, as well as some modern pop and hip-hop that swings.

While Lindy Hop is at the heart of any swing dance scene, you will also find dancers swinging to East Coast (aka Jitterbug), Charleston, Balboa, and Collegiate Shag. Swing dancing can be found in old movies such as A Day at the Races and Hellzapoppin' (both of which feature the infamous Whities Lindy Hoppers), and some newer films such as Swing Kids.

Lindy Hop is a relaxed dance style with lots of room for variation and improvisation that compliments the music (we call this musicality). Lindy may be danced anywhere from sophistically slow to frantically fast tempos, incorporating kicks, rhythmic footwork, energetic turns, and air steps on occasion.

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