Louvain-la-Neuve

The dance lessons of Apollo Dream are accessible for everyone, whether you are experienced or not. Our instructors will do everything to share their passion for dancing the Lindy Hop. With their pedagogical and personal approach everybody will have the opportunity to discover the joy and social aspects that prevail on the Lindy Hop scene across nations. A lot of attention goes to the right techniques that form the basis for leading and following on the dance floor, to ensure you can transfer the lead and feel how to follow your partner.

Schedule

Monday

  • Time:

    8:00 pm - 9:00 pm : Tommy
    9:00 pm - 10:00 pm : Discovery

  • Date: 9/11/2017 till 29/01/2018
  • Cost: 165€/155€

How to get there?

École des Bruyères
Avenue des Arts, 11
1348 Louvain-la-Neuve


About the teachers

Céline Antoine

Céline Antoine

Céline Antoine

Céline has attended many dance classes in her youth, ranging from tap dancing, classical, modern, to ballroom dancing. She is a huge fan of dances and music from Hollywood musicals from the 30s and 40s. Her wide spectrum of interests could only lead to her discovering Lindy Hop. Now that she is hooked, she can never have enough of the positive energy and the infectious high spirited mood within the Lindy Hop community. You can count on her to share her passion for Lindy Hop with enthusiasm and kindness.

Julien Taymans

Julien Taymans

Julien Taymans

Julien discovered Lindy Hop through his love for jazz. He has been training assiduously with the Apollo Swing Team for the past two years and regularly attends workshops. He will be in a good position as a teacher to help beginners in the Lindy Hop adventure.

Levels

Tommy 1 – Spice up your vocabulary

You’ve mastered the basic charleston, triple steps, groove walks, kick steps on basic patterns like send-out, tuck-turn, change places, circle, and know the difference between dancing in a 6 and an 8 count.

During this course we will expand your vocabulary with new moves, teach several variations on moves you already know, help you improve the basics, such as the bounce, and work on your technique and connection.

This level will focus on making you a social dancer capable of dancing with anyone at a party.

  • Session September
    • Price: 165€ pp (155€ pp for students under 26 years old)
    • Dates: 17 classes from 11/09 till 29/01 (no class on 30/10, 18/12, 25/12, 1/01)
  • Session February
    • Price: 165€ pp (155€ pp for students under 26 years old)
    • Dates: 17 classes from 5/02 till 25/06 (no class on 12/02, 2/04, 9/04, 21/05)

Discovery – Explore the basics

This level is meant for those who are absolutely new to Lindy Hop and are about to learn their first steps. No previous dance experience is required.

You learn the basic Charleston, triple steps, groove walk, kick steps with basic patterns like the send out, tuck turn, change place, bring back, circle and you will learn how to lead or follow the different patterns.

The main focus of this level is to become able to dance Lindy Hop at social dances and have fun!

  • Session September
    • Price: 165€ pp (155€ pp for students under 26 years old)
    • Dates: 17 classes from 11/09 till 29/01 (no class on 30/10, 18/12, 25/12, 1/01)
  • Session February
    • Price: 165€ pp (155€ pp for students under 26 years old)
    • Dates: 17 classes from 5/02 till 25/06 (no class on 12/02, 2/04, 9/04, 21/05)