Lindy Hop Workshop with Erik and Birgit

It was such a pleasure to welcome Erik Linnartz and Birgit Pfalz here in Nijmegen, to show us some new moves and change the way we think about the dance. We worked on leading and following rock steps, one of the basic features of couples’ dancing that can always be improved, no matter how long…

Kunstnacht Kalishnikovs

Our favourite big band the Kalishnikovs were here again in Nijmegen as part of the city’s Kunstnacht festival. We had huge group of Nijmegen dancers as well as plenty of lovely visitors from out of town. We swung out hard for two hours to their live music, accompanied by DJ sets from our very own…

Crash Course for Beginners

Thanks everyone for a great day at our Crash Course for Lindy Hop Beginners! The morning session was taught by Lieneke and Simon, with the afternoon taught by Inge and Danny. You all worked so hard; four hours of classes is very tiring so we thank you for your effort. Many of you are joining…

Kate and Pieter Aart: take two!

Kate and Pieter Aart were back in Nijmegen and we all had a blast! We learned how to dance fast Charleston without breaking a sweat, as well as breaking down our dance moves into simple blocks, so that both partners can enjoy their dancing without any stress.This was followed by our regular Sunday Tea Dance…

Swing SOS with the Happy Feet Orchestra

Last night we kicked of the new season of Lindy Hop at Lindy What? here in Nijmegen with a social dance event featuring the Happy Feet Orchestra. Starting with a taster class for beginners with May and Simon, we rolled into a fantastic evening of live music with the Happy Feet Orchestra (check out their…

Addicted to Lindy Hop?

Donders Wonders: can you really get addicted to Lindy Hop? Our very own Lieneke of the Donders Institute here in Nijmegen has some thoughts…

Swinging out with Rob and Diane!

Class 1 – it’s all about the flow On Sunday 2nd August Rob and Diane van Haaren were in town to show us a thing or two! Rob grew up in Nijmegen, although he moved to California 30 years ago to pursue his dreams, where he discovered the Lindy Hop and, through it, his wife Diane. It…

Some dates for your diary…

Pieter Aart and Kate We’ve got an exciting programme of workshops coming up for you this autumn! On the weekend of 19th-20th September we’re delighted to welcome back our beloved Pieter Aart Schouten and Katelyn Price for round two. We all learned so very much from them last time, we just had to invite them back. It’s…

Lindy What? Nijmegen First Anniversary – what a weekend!

What a weekend! Our “Lindy One” anniversary weekend exceeded all of our wildest expectations! Thank you to everyone who took part, be it in the workshops, the parties or the organisation: it was a blast! The main focus was of course the two-day workshop with Katelyn Price and Pieter Aart Schouten. It seems that all of…

Lindy What? Nijmegen First Anniversary Weekend

In February our dance club will become one year old. It’s amazing to think back to that crazy first night in Café Trianon and to see how far we have all come since then! Not just in terms of our numbers but also how much progress everyone has made in their dancing. So now it’s time to celebrate! Here’s…