Hooray, now we have our own solo routine! 

On the occasion of our 7th birthday, international Lindy Hoppers Ari and Simon walked, danced and hopped us through an energetic, fun routine that they choreographed specially for us. We love it! It will take some practice, but luckily, we got a good recap from our online workshop, so when it is safe again, we will…

Lecture on Quotes, references and riffs in Jazz music

Lecture on Quotes, references and riffs in Jazz music by Ron Dobrovinsky You know the feeling of hearing an unheard before tune, and suddenly something just sounds very familiar? We had a fun and interesting lecture about the small musical references jazz musicians make when they play. Popular riffs and rhythms that travel through songs…

LindyWhat? Fancy Christmas Gala!

Yes, we had a super cool live band and our DJ was playing the finest tunes. Yes, we dressed up in our finest gala dress/suite/pyjama. Yes, we had glühwine. It all happened through livesteam to meet en dance apart together!

Interactive online lesson

We had an Interactive online lesson by Sep Vermeersch, professional Lindy Hop dancer and music expert from Belgium. In the lesson, we had explore how to enjoy and feel relaxed during solo dancing! Jazz is all about expression and being your authentic ‘self’. It’s part of the roots of swing dancing. But often we are…

Workshop with Sylvester and Simon

It was our great pleasure to welcome back Sylvester from Eindhoven to give a workshop with Simon, all about changing up your rhythms in your solo and partnered dancing, inspiring yourself and your partner to create new variations and possibilities. With the motto “Get It Wrong!”, everyone had a lot of fun; the smiles and…

What’s Hop!? Second Edition

It’s back! We’re delighted to announce that the next edition of our What’s Hop?! festival (this time celebrating our sixth anniversary as a swing dance community) will take place on the weekend of 22nd-23rd February 2020. We have some amazing teachers, bands and venues in the pipeline, so save the date!22-23 February 2020

What’s Hop, Nijmegen? Lindy Hop is what!

What a weekend! In February we celebrated the fifth anniversary of Lindy What? Nijmegen and we had an absolute blast! Super fun classes from our amazing invited teachers Kris & Audun, Ari & Simon, and with two parties with live music by the Kalishnikovs and Celebrity Hot Tub Party, two of our favourite swing bands….

New Season of Classes!

The new year of classes is here! We kicked things off last week with Lindy B and C classes from our wonderful out-of-town teachers Kay and Natalia, who will be teaching here with us on Tuesdays during the coming block of classes for Lindy C and our NEW block of speciality classes. See you there…

Workshop with Simon and Frederique

We welcomed Frederique from Eindhoven to give a workshop with Simon, all based upon the theme of Rhythm and Play! We worked on breaking down our Lindy Hop moves into bite-sized chunks and playing around with mixing them up. The final goal was to get everyone to play wth their footwork and body movement to…

Natalia was back with us in Nijmegen!

The last block of classes saw the amazing Natalia Rueda come back to Nijmegen to teach a course of solo jazz classes. As well as learning some new steps, we worked very hard with Natalia to practice ideas such as musicality and improvisation. Of course, these ideas flow naturally into improving our Lindy Hop couple dancing….