Classes

Do you want to get started or improve your dancing? Whether you’re taking your first dance steps or you’ve been dancing for years, there’s a class for you! B’ham Hop runs monthly 4 week classes, starting the first Tuesday of the month with lots of different subjects and class material. To register, you can e-mail us at bham.hop@gmail.com with your name, the month, and the class you want to register for. Classes are $30/month or $25/month for students. Drop in rates are $10/class, $7 for students; however, classes do build off each other so new students are encouraged to try or join classes in the first 2 weeks of class. See the class descriptions below:

February:

Swing Dancing for Everyone

February’s class is for anyone wanting to get started or brush up their swing dancing! We will learn how to dance to the music, with a partner, and how to have fun while doing it. No partner or experience required! Classes will be Tuesdays  starting February 7th from 8:15-9:15pm at BAAY (1059 N State St.)

March:

Lindy Hop 101

March’s class is for anyone who wants to learn or improve their Lindy Hop! The class will focus on Lindy footwork, essential shapes and moves, and musicality. No experience or partner required, but a little social dancing experience is highly recommended (Join us on a Thursday night for a lesson and dance at 7:30 at the YWCA!) Classes will be Tuesdays starting March 7th from 8:15-9:15pm at BAAY (1059 N State St.)

April:

Swing Dancing for Everyone

We’re bringing back our Swing Dancing for Everyone class in April! So if you missed in in February, you’re in luck. We will learn how to dance to the music, with a partner, and how to have fun while doing it. We’ll teach slightly different material, so feel free to take the class twice! No partner or experience required! Classes will be Tuesdays starting April 4th from 7-8pm at BAAY.

Lindy Hop 101 (b)

Like our class in March, this class will focus on Lindy footwork and the essentials. However, each of our Lindy Hop classes are a little different, so you’ll learn something new each time you take the class! Classes will be Tuesdays starting April 4th from 8-9pm at BAAY.

Solo Jazz

Learn how to dance without a partner by dancing solo! This class will cover many common solo dance steps, and will focus both on choreography as well as improvising. No dance experience needed! Classes will be Tuesdays starting April 4th from 9-10pm at BAAY.

May:

Swing Dancing for Everyone

Swing Dancing for Everyone is still here! We will learn how to dance to the music, with a partner, and how to have fun while doing it. We’ll teach slightly different material, so feel free to take the class twice, or even three times! No partner or experience required! Classes will be Tuesdays starting May 2nd from 7-8pm at BAAY.

Lindy Hop 101 (c)

Like our class in March, this class will focus on Lindy footwork and the essentials. However, each of our Lindy Hop classes are a little different, so you’ll learn something new each time you take the class! We offer Lindy Hop A, B, C, and D. Each class covers the essentials, but then goes on to learn different moves and concepts. No partner needed! Classes will be Tuesdays starting May 2nd from 8-9pm at BAAY. 

Class 3 TBA!

We’ll have a description up soon! Classes will be Tuesdays starting May 2nd from 9-10pm at BAAY.

To register, you can e-mail us at bham.hop@gmail.com with your name, the month, and the class you want to register for.

 

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