Level 7 Lesson 1 - Leading Jazz Steps Part 1

If you have good total body movement as an individual, you can lead and follow easily within those movements. Within Lindy Hop, that includes vintage jazz steps. In this lesson, let's refine how to lead and follow some of the basic ones.

Moves
  • Rocks (1:25)
  • Jumps (3:19)
  • She/He Jumps (3:19)
  • Knee Slaps (5:22)
  • Boogie Drops (6:10)
  • Tackie Annies (8:17)
  • Trenches (9:57)
  • Slip Slops (11:11)

Level 7 Lesson 2 - Leading Jazz Steps Part 2

If you have good total body movement as an individual, you can lead and follow easily within those movements. Within Lindy Hop, that includes vintage jazz steps. In this lesson, let's learn some exercises to really refine your movement, and then more intricate jazz steps that you can easily lead and follow once you've gained the proper amount of control within your own body!

Moves
  • Rock Steps (:36)
  • Repeating Rock Steps (1:09)
  • Repeating Kicks (3:02)
  • Fall-Off-The-Log (5:10)
  • Pushes (7:12)
  • Shorty George (9:57)
  • Boogie Forward (12:56)

Level 7 Lesson 3 - Leading Jazz Steps Part 3 - Charleston

If you have good total body movement as an individual, you can lead and follow easily within those movements. Within Lindy Hop, that includes vintage jazz steps. In this lesson, we deep dive into Charleston steps, with intricacies that you can lead and follow once you've gained the proper amount of control within your own body!

Moves
  • Pancake/Kick Away Charleston (:45)
  • Single Kicks (2:06)
  • Single Kicks with Drop (3:22)
  • Single Kicks with Twist (4:42)
  • Airplane Charleston (7:50)
  • Tandem Sailor Kicks (12:52)
  • Reverse Airplane Charleston (15:13)

Level 7 Lesson 4 - Scissor Kicks and Kick Ballchange

Let's learn Scissor Kicks and Kick Ballchange, two popular jazz movement, and explore how we can stylize with them in our Lindy Hop, or lead and follow them when desired.

Moves
  • Scissor Kicks
  • Kick Ballchange

Level 7 Lesson 5 - Leading Jazz Steps Part 5

If you have good total body movement as an individual, you can lead and follow easily within those movements. For Lindy Hop, that includes vintage jazz steps. In this lesson, let's dive into more intricate jazz steps that you can easily lead and follow once you've gained the proper amount of control within your own body!

Moves
  • Leading Crossovers
  • Leading Suzie Qs
  • Leading Hitches
  • Leading Slip Slops
  • Leading Eagle Slide
  • Leading Lock Turn

Level 7 Lesson 6 - Tap Your Lindy

There’s a reason many of the original dancers did both tap, jazz, and even some swing. The Jazz era inspired so many great rhythms and dances. Tap dancing is about expression of rhythms in your feet, something every dancer can do no matter who their partner is. It will free you to be more musical and rhythmic in each partner dance, and improve your pulse and overall feel.

Moves
  • Toe/Heel Drops (:09)
  • Toe/Heel Digs (1:33)
  • Flap (2:16)
  • Flap Ballchange (4:39)
  • Shuffle (4:50)
  • Shuffle Ballchange (5:26)
  • Cramp Roll (5:53)
  • Chug (6:59)
  • Truckin' (10:46)
  • Scissor Kicks (14:22)

Level 7 Lesson 7 - Lead the Shim Sham Coming Soon

All the jazz steps in the Shim Sham can be lead and followed. Let's explore how as you master your solo movement as a means of leading and following.


Level 7 Lesson 8 - Lv7 Swing-Out Stylizations Coming Soon


Level 7 Lesson 9 - 6-count Lindy Hop Part 1 Coming Soon


Level 7 Lesson 10 - 6-count Lindy Hop Part 2 Coming Soon


Level 7 Lesson 11 - Push Pull Coming Soon


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