Workshops

During this year's edition of Lindy Hop Non Stop you will be able to participate in the Solo Jazz workshops at one of two levels (intermediate/advanced, advanced) and  in Solo Blues at open level.

The Solo Jazz block includes 5 hours of classes, while the Solo Blues 3 hours.

 

Workshop schedule

PIĄTEK/FRIDAY 
  TBA
17:30-19:00 solo blues
19:15-20:45 solo blues
SOBOTA/SATURDAY 
  TBA
11:00-12:15 solo jazz advanced
12:30-13:45 solo jazz advanced
15:00-16:15 solo jazz intermediate/advanced
16:30-17:45 solo jazz intermediate/advanced
NIEDZIELA/SUNDAY 
  TBA
11:00-12:15 solo jazz advanced
12:30-13:45 solo jazz advanced
15:00-16:15 solo jazz intermediate/advanced
16:30-17:45 solo jazz intermediate/advanced


Solo Jazz Levels:

Solo Jazz Intermediate/Advanced

1.) Basics of body movement in jazz 1
In this class we will take some time to revisit fundamentals of Jazz
in order to achieve effortless quality of movement.

2.) Basics of body movement in jazz 2
Exploring Jazz from the perspective of African roots.

3.) Basic charleston - Upper body movement
Enrich the basic charleston step by engaging our upper body movement in it's most natural way.

4.) Rhythm Exercise
A rhythm sequence to expand your rhythm library!

 

Solo Jazz Advanced 

1.) Full body movement 1
Creating movement sequences by engaging our full body.
Each body part can and will complement each other.

2.) Full body movement 2

3.) Rhythm Exercise
Learning new rhythm is always fun, especially when we expend our focus to other body parts.

4.) Motion & stop
Stop is a very powerful tool in dancing when it's used in a right place and in a right way.

Solo Blues

Exploring the beauties of this wonderful dance by
learning to take time and shifting your attention inwards.

 

Our teacher for this year:

 

 

 Helena Kanini Kiiru

Helena Kanini Kiiru is a young dancer and teacher based in Zagreb, Croatia, where she teaches solo jazz. She started off as a hip hop dancer at the age of 10, and after 8 years of practicing various street styles, she fell in love with lindy hop. Very quickly she found passion for solo jazz, especially the raw style of authentic jazz pioneers. Her talent was recognized at JazzRoots 2018 where she won both solo and showcase competitions. She stood out due to her unique style, charisma and authenticity. Now she teaches internationally and enjoys spreading her love for solo jazz.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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