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    Dare to Swing #3 Festival

    Our second Festival Weekend with Bec and James from 10th to 12th Mai 2019.

    Bec & James – the bringers of confidence, smiles and a lot of Lindy Goodness

    Get your five a day at Dare To Swing – rhythm, musicality, connection, variations and a pineapple (sorry we mean laughter

    Lindy Hop Workshop Saturday & Sunday

    Have you dreamed of beautiful transitions from one move to the next?

    Do you ask yourself whether there is a better way to communicate with your partner? Know the moves, but lack your own personal style? Are you ready to learn something new?

    Bec and James are super excited to return to Elephant Swing for the second time this year. 

    During the weekend they will be sharing a mountain of tips on improving your fundamentals, developing your moves, and exploring some fun rhythms with plenty of Lindy Hop quirkiness.

    Bec and James insist on keeping their workshops fun and joyous…be prepared to bring your biggest smile!

    Warning enforced happiness…may affect your Lindy!

    Bettering Your Floor Craft

    Dancing big is fun, and being experimental with your dancing is important, however being thoughtful and considerate of others and avoid stepping on any one else is essential.

    James and Bec will be exploring the various skills, which may help give you more control and awareness of your own movement, whilst allowing you to adjust your energy, direction and flow of your own dance and still have fun dancing.

    Trainer Bec & James:

    Bec and James are part of the London Swing Dance Community and have found success in dancing and teaching together throughout 2017. James who only had ambition to dance when he was a child stumbled upon Lindy Hop over 10 years ago, unlike Bec who started dancing at the age of 12 years old and concentrated on contemporary dance, jazz and ballet.

    Bec and James both share a passion for Lindy Hop and believe that to over come the challenges of this dance, one should show joy and generosity to all others. Bec and James encourage their students to see the dance as a conversation between two individuals, listening carefully to one another and seeking a way to bring greater delight to their partner, perhaps this is why James and Bec are often seen smiling and giggling.

    Having the opportunity to work with enthusiastic students over the two-day period is super thrilling.


    Both levels have the same content, in one level focueses longer on the details and the technique, in the other the learning pace is higher.

    Flamingo: This level is for those who like to have a little more time on the weekend, who do not want to learn so much stuff at once or have not been dancing that long. With only one hour of lessons per day, it is the perfect way to combine dancing and leisure.

    Class Finding Class

    This time there will be one hour lesson with everyone and after this class the class will be divided into two different groups. Depending on learning speed, technical ability, etc. (Applies only to Gazelle and Elephant)

    Gazelle: This level is for those with less experience or who simply prefer to learn at a slightly slower pace. You can more or less compare it to an intermediate level. You can Swing out, Lindy Circle, Texas Tommy and Charleston. You’re often on socials and mid-tempo songs are no problem for you, and sometimes a fast song, too.

    Elephant: This level is for everyone with more experience (at least 2 years Lindy Hop). You can more or less compare it to an intermediate / advanced to advanced level. You have a wide repertoire of moves, you feel comfortable even at faster tempo. You understand the essence of Lindy Hops and build in Footwork Variations and play with Musicality. Please note there will be auditions on Saturday!


    Friday: Welcome Party, free entry

    Saturday: Red Button Big Band at the Vereinshaus, 10,- Euro entry

    Sunday: Farewell Party, free entry


    Friday 10.5..: 4:00-6:00 pm

    Special Topic: Beautiful floorcraft

    Friday 10.5.: 6:15-7:15 pm

    Class Finding Class

    Friday 10.5.: 8:30-0:00 pm

    Welcome Party: Vereinhaus Traunstein

    Saturday 11.5.: 11:30 am – 13:00 am

    Workshop Elephant Level

    Saturday 11.5.: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

    Workshop Level Flamingo

    Saturday 11.5.: 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

    Workshop Level Gazelle

    Saturday 11.5.: 8:00 pm – 2:00 am

    Saturday Night Party:
    Vereinshaus Traunstein 8:00 pm – 0:00 pm
    Lindl Bar: 00:00 pm-02:00 am

    Sunday 12.5.: 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

    Workshop Level Gazelle

    Sunday 12.5.: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

    Workshop Level Flamingo

    Sunday 12.5.: 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

    Workshop Level Elephant

    Sunday 12.5.: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    Afterparty: Lindl Bar


    Early Bird
    84,- Euro

    5h Workshop Saturday + Sunday, Class Finding Class Friday+ Partys
    Only with a Partner, till 3rd of March 2019

    Regular price
    89,- Euro

    5h Workshop Saturday + Sunday, Class Finding Class Friday+ Partys

    Flamingo Early Bird
    33,- Euro

    2h Workshop Saturday + Sunday + Partys
    Only with a Partner, till 3rd of March 2019

    Flamingo Regular Price
    37,- Euro

    2h Workshop Saturday + Sunday + Partys

    Friday Special Early Bird
    23,- Euro

    2h Friday Special without Partys
    Only with a Partner, till 3rd of March 2019

    Friday Special
    27,- Euro

    2h Friday Special without Partys

    Saturday Party
    10,- Euro

    Saturday Evening Party with the Red Button Big Band


    coming soon

    Check out the Recap of Dare to Swing #1