Lindy Hop Workshop with Alex & Jill

In collaboration with the PhD Academy, we are excited to announce that coming from Brussels we have two wonderful teachers, Alex & Jill, who will be teaching two levels of workshops for absolute beginners and intermediate dancers! Following the classes we’ll have an evening party with live music from the Jack Million Swing Cats!

Register here!

Program

13:00 – 15:15 Level 1
16:00 – 18:15 Level 2
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20:30 – 1:00 Evening Swing Party with the Jack Million Swing Cats (band begins at 21:30)

Level 1: This level is meant for absolute beginners. Whether you have no dance experience at all or some experience in another dance, this level is perfect for you!

Level 2: This level requires some prior experience with 6 and 8-count footwork. Students who have previously taken our  “Intro to Swing Part 1” course or an equivalent are all set.

Location

Workshop and Party Location: Dans- en partycentrum Bernaards (Brusselsestraat 97)

Prices

Regular : 20€ regular / 16€ (early bird*)
Maastricht University PhD Affiliates : 12€ / 8€ (early bird*)

*Early bird prices end on November 15th!

Evening Party : 5€ (includes 1 drink coupon); free entry for workshop goers

About Alex and Jill

Jill De Muelenaere

Jill started dancing when she was a child. She is now trained in classical ballet, modern jazz and jazz dance, contemporary dance, yoga and pilates. She has been occasionally teaching these different disciplines for the past years, sharing her time between her passion for dancing, her work as a contemporary dance producer, a massage therapist and a yoga instructor. She discovered Lindy hop while at University and since then has been teaching and attending numerous workshops around Europe. Jill has placed in a number of international Lindy hop competitions and is now teaching in Brussels and Belgium regularly. In Lindy hop her goal is to create a joyful yet challenging and encouraging experience for everyone allowing each dancer to develop his/her own individuality on the social dance floor.

Alex McCormack

Alex has been dancing from a very early age. He started with breakdancing and other hip-hop dances. He has been teaching for the past ten years and took part in many competitions. Henceforth, his passion and his will to share continue with authentic jazz dances and Lindy Hop.

Check out Alex and Jill in action below!

 About the Jack million Swing Cats

Also hailing from Belgium, the Jack Million Swing Cats, a smaller version of the Jack Million Band, is an international band under direction of Jack Coenen. The band is specialized in the music of the Swing Era and is renowned as a world-class authentic interpretation of the repertoire of Glenn Miller. Its’ wide musical range includes the music of Frank Sinatra, the great Big Bands as well as up to date dancing and ballroom music.

Swinging December

Swinging December

On December 9, 2017 Swing Out Maastricht and the PhD Academy Maastricht will be organizing a Lindy Hop party with live music from the Jack Million Swing Cats!

The party will start at 20:30 at Dans- en Partycentrum Bernaards. There will be a quick taster lesson for absolute beginners at 20:45 and the Jack Million Swing Cats will begin playing at 21:30. There will be a door fee of 5€ (which includes one free drink). If you attend  the workshop with Alex & Jill during the afternoon, entry to the party is free!

Keep up to date with the party on our Facebook event.

We hope to see you there!