Środa Hula: Potańcówka Swingowa
This evening Pub Lolek will be filled with swing music – Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and Count Basie are only the few of artists you will hear songs of. We hope that sound flowing out of the speakers will help you imagine the atmosphere of America of the early XIXth century.
For those that may feel like propping up the walls and don’t feel confident on the dancefloor we will introduce you to art of dancing and lead a workshop session. Together we’ll learn some basic steps and passages among dances like Lindy Hop, Jitterbug and Charleston.
Workshops will be led by instructors from Warsaw Dancing School ShimSham.pl
After dancing lesson we invite you for dancing practice led by DJ Cpt Sparky.
More about ShimSham – warszawski swing:
ShimSham is a dance studio, estimated in 2011. In align to their motto ‘warsaw swing’ they lead regular courses of Lindy Hop, Charleston and Autentic Jazz in Warsaw. ShimSham is commited to organize dancing lessons, dancing practices and concerts preaching dancing, music and the culture of pre-war times.
More about Lindy Hop:
Lindy Hop is one of the dances from swing family and its’ begginings are estimated in the 20s and 30s of XXth century. It has been created in afro-american cycle in Harlem and it’s closly related to Charleston, Jitterbug, Balboa or Vintage Jazz. The main adventage of Lindy Hop is the ‘social’ character, which means it’s danced most importantly at the dancing practices not only at the tournaments. Created by working class that was loving jazz and swing music. Using natural human moves in purpose not to tire too much and not require to be super skilled, bringing a lot of joy and happiness at the same time.