Swing Dance

Morley College
Course summary
Professional Training
6 weeks
60 - 70 GBP excl. VAT
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Course description

Swing Dance

Learn the basic rhythms and dances of the swing era (the 1930s): Jazz Roots, Lindy Hop and 1930s Charleston & be able to social dance the lindy hop at a basic level including breakaways.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Non regulated provision, Level 3, Performing Arts

Outcome / Qualification etc.

What you will learn

  • General Warm Up
  • Learn moves through watching and repeating
  • Working in pairs and small groups for authentic jazz section of class
  • Learn to lead / follow with a partner and to change partners throughout the class.
  • Have the opportunity to ask questions
  • Receive personal feedback after observation by the tutor during freestyle
  • Participate in discussion on various topics around swing dance
  • Watch clips of swing dance to facilitate discussion.

Study can include the use of digital resources such as film & photography, useful websites and connection with online communities of interest via social media to enhance your learning.

Dance study offers a range of benefits including being an enjoyable way to increase fitness whilst enhancing wellbeing. Dance practice at Morley can also serve to enhance skills relevant for employment by means of encouraging increased confidence, physical dexterity and concentration.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress ou your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Why choose Morley College

Founded in 1889

13,000 students annually

7 minutes from Waterloo station


The full tuition fee is £52.5, the concession fee is £52.5, and Senior fee is £52.5

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Morley College

Morley College London is one of the UK’s leading centres for adult education. The College is located 7 minutes’ walk from Waterloo station. Founded in 1889, Morley has a distinguished history in music and the visual arts. Today we offer...

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Morley College

61 Westminster Bridge Road
SE1 7HT London

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