Let's Lindy Hop Instructional DVD
Featuring Simon Selmon and Rusty Frank
Length: 96 minutes
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Learn twenty classic swing moves from this jazzy 1940's social dance that jumps, jitters and jives!
All accompanied by The Bill Elliott Swing Orchestra, one of the hottest bands on the Lindy Hop scene today.
Simon Selmon (London, England) began Lindy Hopping in 1986 and is one of the most highly sought after dancers, teachers, choreographers and performers in the world of Lindy Hop. Former dance Champ and Judge, he has numerous film, television and media appearances to his credit, including choreographing and dancing in the feature film "Swing". Founder and driving force behind the London Swing Dance Society and The Sugar Foot Stompers, he owns and operates The Lindy Hop Shop Ltd. Throughout the UK and internationally Simon has taught 1000's to dance.
Rusty Frank (Hollywood, California) has been Lindy Hopping since 1996. She began Tap dancing at age six and went on to study and perform with many of Tap's luminaries. She has appeared in numerous shows, produced Tap revues, taught around the world, is the author of "TAP!" The Greatest Tap Dance Stars and Their Stories", and is the writer/producer of the documentary "TAP! The Tempo of America ". She owns and operates On Tap!
"Simon and Rusty"joined forces in 1996, performing and teaching around the globe, appearing in concerts, television, radio and a fifty-city European tour as the featured Lindy Hop-Tap Dancers for the show "In The Mood – A Tribute to Glenn Miller".
Consult your doctor before beginning this or any exercise routine. The creators, producers, participants and distributors of this program do not assume liability or loss in connection with exercise and instruction herein.
What's on this DVD?
This DVD is based upon The beginner's guidebook to Lindy Hop – "Let's Lindy" – by Simon Selmon.
- Six-Beat Basic in Open Hold
- Six-Beat Basic Close Hold
- Return Changing Places
- Turn The Lady Under
- American or Push Spin
- Free Spin From a Close Hold
- Changing Places From Shaking Hands Position
- The Wrap (Eight-Count)
- Spanish Arms
- Shoulder Slide
- Jig Walks
- Changing Places with Jig Walk Kicks
- The Double Comb
- Man's Comb
- Lady's Comb
- Texas Tommy or Arm Breaker
- Lindy Turn (Eight-Count)
- Lindy Turn with Styling
- The Drop
- Transfer Jump
- Straddle with Pecks