Swing & Lindy Hop from Scratch!
Saturday, June 8th, 1-6pm @ the Metronome, SF
with Nathan Dias & Jessica Boddicker
Learn the essentials of swing & Lindy hop – everything you need to know to get started having fun on the social dance floor including partner connection, leading and following skills, footwork, and common dance moves!
3 x 1:15 minute classes (with breaks)
- 1-2:15pm Swing Fundamentals
- 2:45-4pm Lindy Hop Fundamentals
- 4:30-5:45pmÂ Goody Grab Bag: Fun Moves & Styling
Beginners welcome! No partner needed…we will rotate partners in class!
24 spots max.
$45 for first 3 leaders & 3 followers to register.
$50 early registration by Thursday, June 6.
$60 full price registration.
Metronome Dance Collective, Mezzanine
1830 17th Street, SF, 94103
(near De Haro)
About the Instructors
Nathan is an accomplished swing dance instructor, performer and DJ in San Francisco. Dancing since 1997, Nathan learned his chops on the social and competitive dance floor, at national and international dance camps, and as a performer with the SF Bounce and 3 Minute Maniacs swing dance troupes. Nathan started teaching dance in 2005 and is the regular dance instructor at Catâ€™s Corner â€“ the Wednesday night swing dance at Savanna Jazz Club, and also teaches weekly group classes at the SF Womenâ€™s Building in the Mission District. He is often a guest instructor at Lindy in the Park and the 9:20 Special.
Recent awards include:
- 2nd Place Lindy Hop Jack & Jill, Boogie by the Bay 2012
- 4th Place Strictly Lindy, Boogie by the Bay 2012
- 1st Place Lindy Hop Jack & Jill, Boogie by the Bay 2011
- 2nd Place Strictly Lindy â€“ Boogie by the Bay 2011
AÂ relentless dance-floor giggler, Jessica discovered a love for Lindy Hop uponÂ moving up to the Bay Area where she immersed herself in workshops, lessons, andÂ as much social dancing as she could find. She is currently training and performing with the swing dance groupÂ Eight Misbehavinâ€™Â and recently won 1st place in the 2013 Pro-Am Dance Competition at the 9:20 Special in San Francisco.Â In both life and dance, her focus revolvesÂ around play, solid communication, and appreciation of one another.