Levels

Level 1 – Intro

No dance experience!

A solid introduction to rockabilly jive. You will learn the basic movements and familiarize yourself with rockabilly jive style and music. Our strong emphasis on technique, concepts and useful exercises make it easy for you to build a solid foundation to your dancing. We recommend a minimum of 5 lessons before you move to Level 2. Expect a warm welcome!

Level 2 

You have finished our newcomer course and/or have other dance experience, specially with swing dances!

Level 2 is still beginner friendly, where everything is explained in details and thoroughly. This course is a great place to start building your dance vocabulary as well as learning signature jive moves. Level 2 will greatly enhance your rockabilly jive technique. You will learn to pay particular attention to the rhythm and the fluidity of the movements while learning more fun moves that will allow you to evolve your dance. Have you hit the dance floor yet? Do it! It’s time!

Level 3

You now know many classic jive moves and you have been out on the social dance floor, but you want more! Learn more variations, develop your styling and refine your technique in the intermediate class. Challenge yourself and you’ll see changes on the dance floor, in your posture, your confidence and of course your good spirits. Never forget to smile! Be bold and show off!

Level 4

You are a regular on the social dance floor, comfortable with the material from the beginner and intermediate classes. You want to learn more, and you’re looking to take your dancing to the next level with added technique, rhythms and musicality. You will polish your basics and take them to a whole new level. Be creative! And, do not forget to have fun dancing!

Level 5

You know your basics inside-out, you can lead or follow anyone on the social floor, and you enjoy playing with your own ideas and personalizing your dance moves. Now is the time to finesse your lead and follow, play more with musicality, dance to faster tempo music and, or maybe perform or compete. Advanced level classes will make you a better dancer and a better partner.

Level 6

An indispensable course for advanced dancers who want to evolve their dance to another level. This level focuses on the technical aspects of dance while allowing a personalized development of the dancer. It helps you explore all the possibilities offered by Rockabilly Jive, Bop and Jitterbug. During the five weeks of this advanced course, intermediate and advanced dancers will be able to perfect their dance technique while learning many new and more complex moves. Level 6 requires a completion of the course of  Jive Level 5.