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Spencer Weisbond has been swing dancing since 1998. He has extensively studied Lindy Hop with four-time world champion and eight-time American champion, Nathalie Gomes. Spencer led the outreach program for Hop, Swing, and Jump dance studios at Swing 46, and local venues around NYC. Spencer had his own program in swing at the JCC in Manhattan for over 10 years and also teaches privately. He has taught for Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing. He currently or...read more
Every dancer should have partner dance skills! In this session we will start from the very beginning of Lindy Hop Swing and move through basic patterns, footwork, connection, and styling of this New York City original street dance. No previous experience or partner required. Any footwear will do.
In Spencer's class you will learn Jitterbug and East Coast Swing and develop more involved patterns with advanced footwork. You will also build your dance vocabulary and partnering skills. All Broadway dancers should have swing abilities! This is the pre-requisite level to the Lindy Hop which is the grandfather of all swing dances. No partner required. Some swing experience helpful.