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Lindy Hop

The Lindy Hop is an energetic American dance that emerged in Harlem in the late 1920s and 1930s, known for its improvisational and athletic style.

Historical Background

Originating in Harlem, it flourished during the Harlem Renaissance and was named after Charles Lindbergh's transatlantic flight.

Characteristics of Lindy Hop

  • Music: Typically danced to swing music, with a focus on improvisation.
  • Steps: Includes both partnered and solo elements, often incorporating lifts, spins, and flips.
  • Athleticism: Noted for its athletic and dynamic movements.
  • Cultural Impact: Represents a spirit of freedom and cultural expression.