Welcome to our Boogie Woogie dance classes! Whether you’re a beginner or an intermediate/advanced dancer, we’ve got a class for you. Our classes are designed to teach you the basics and beyond, so you can become confident and comfortable on the dance floor.
Enjoy this amazing Boogie Woogie video as a great example of this dance and check out our program:
|Boogie Beginners||Boogie Intermediate/Advanced|
|week 1||Basic step, closed position, open position, in and out of arms||Advanced lead&follow: lengthening basic elements|
|week 2||Closed position: turns, non-basic steps||Advanced lead&follow: back step vs. rock-and-go combinations|
|week 3||Open position turns, corkscrew||Footwork variations: changing tempo and length.|
|week 4||Change of places, side passes, yo-yo||Footwork variations: kick-ball-change 12, skip 34.|
|week 5||Sugar push||Footwork variations: heels-stamp-off 12/34/56, padam-padam 12, sailor steps 5612.|
|week 6||Basket, lasso, tunnels||Footwork variations: kick during left side pass 56, rond 56, hook 56, F kick cross 562, L&F step cross 5612|
|week 7||Swing out 8+2n||Slow boogie basic technicals|
|week 8||Switches (swivels)||Slow boogie elements: combinations & F variations|
|week 9||Four-bar musical strategy, non-basic step combinations||Fast boogie basic technicals|
|week 10||Advanced basic step – how to keep calm and catch up with any music tempo||Fast boogie linebreaking elements: merry-go-round, over the head, step-touches, jumping, duck walk, side-by-side|
The Boogie Woogie Dance
Boogie Woogie dance is a fun and energetic dance style that originated from the American Rock ‘n’ Roll/Lindy Hop dancing of the 1950s. It is known for its fast tempo and playful footwork that is based on musical interpretation. Although it is an established competition dance, we focus on the social side of Boogie Woogie in our classes. This means that you’ll learn not only the dance steps but also how to connect with your partner and enjoy the dance together.
Our classes are structured to cater to dancers of all levels. If you’re a beginner, our classes will cover the basics of Boogie Woogie dance, including the footwork, rhythm, and timing. We’ll help you build a strong foundation so you can progress to more advanced steps with confidence. Our intermediate/advanced class will challenge you with new and exciting moves and variations, as well as help you refine your technique and musicality.
Our Boogie Teachers
Maria & Ivan are passionate about Boogie Woogie dance and will provide you with personalized attention and feedback. We believe that dance should be fun and accessible to everyone, and we strive to create a welcoming and supportive environment in our classes.
Our teachers are originally from Moscow, where they became impressive Boogie dancers and are living in Berlin at the moment, where they want to share with you their knowledge.
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