We'll jump into the era of "les Années Folles"—the Roaring Twenties—where you'll learn the basics of the Charleston. That will eventually lead us to a fun choreography towards the end of the session. At the end of the session you'll be my guest for a drink at this beautiful and truly authentic Parisian bar to kick start your "Midnight in Paris" ! :)
I am a professional Charleston and swing teacher as well as a lover of the Paris of the 1920s and 30s. I'll share my passion for this fun dance with you. I've been living in Paris for the last four years, and have been in love with it since forever. Same goes for my passion for dance. Before finding swing, I also did classical ballet, contemporary dance, and tap dance. My true passion, however, lies with swing, including the Charleston. I discovered this incredibly fun dance over seven years ago, and this is my fourth year teaching it. I can't wait to share this passion with you.
You'll be my guest for a well deserved drink after the dance class!
This experience will take place in a stunning, truly authentic Parisian bar opened in 1860. The café’s previous incarnations include being a brothel in Napoleon’s Paris in the 19th century, an upmarket eatery during the Belle Epoque, a Chinese restaurant and finally a trendy café-restaurant. The pomp of its past has left us with the staircase, all marble and iron fretwork, colonnades, ceilings of sculpted wood and the bar’s elegant gilded mosaic
This is certainly designed to be a fun experience and not a master class! However dancing is still a physical activity even if taken very easy. Please keep that in mind when booking.
Charleston class at a unique venue!