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Welcome to Lindy What? Lindy Hop Nijmegen!

We are a swing dance club based in the beautiful city of Nijmegen (NL). We are passionate about the social dance culture of the swing era of jazz, in particular the Lindy Hop. We organize dance classes, workshops and social dances with live music. Our organisation was founded in 2014, based upon the tenet that Lindy Hop is a very social and enjoyable dance, where we enjoy one other’s company and have a good time dancing with everybody, no matter their skills.

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Want to join Lindy Hop courses?

  • Interested in beginners course? Would you like to receive a mail when the next on-location course for beginners is scheduled? We regularly have crash courses or weekly classes for beginners on Friday nights, and occasionally also in the weekend. We are extra careful during the current pandemic, so therefore the calendar is emptier than normal, but behind the scenes we’re cooking up ideas. When we start again, most likely the first classes will be courses for fixed dance couples. If you do not sign up with a partner, we will try to find someone to dance with you throughout the course. Leave your name here
  • We loved the lessons in small groups in fall 2020! We stopped all on-location classes until the Covid situation has improved. Stay safe and healthy, you all, and join our online activities in the mean time!

Next workshop:

  • 21 February 2021, 3pm  Ari and Simon Lindy What birthday routine, workshop for current and former Lindy what students, via Zoom, ….. email/dm us for the link if you are a former student and cannot find it!
  • Curious about past events? Read more here 

Next Social Dances

  • February is What’s Hop month — stay tuned for more info on online dancing.
  • Did you love the Christmas gala as much as we did? Read more about past events here
  • Check out our Facebook page for the latest updates

Lindy What? The Lindy Hop is an energetic and dynamic jazz dance which evolved in 1920s and 30s Harlem, New York. It is a fusion of various jazz dances which came before it, most notably tap, breakaway and Charleston. Once you get the Lindy bug, there’s no going back! 

Lindy Hop is danced in couples (a pair consisting of a lead and a follow), although the couple need not consist of a man and a woman: both men and women may take the role of either lead or follow. It is a social dance, meaning that we do not have a fixed ‘dance partner’ like one often finds in other dances. Sounds like fun? You can do it!

If you want to see what Lindy Hop looks like, you can check out the demonstration dances by our amazing teachers at our birthday events in the videos section