InDansen

By Blue Suede Shoes

In•dan•sen

The act of warming up for dancing, usually by dancing


This year Blue Suede Shoes organizes an introductory programme to get you submerged in the wonderful world of dancing: InDansen. Get a taste of Ballroom, Lindy Hop, Argentine Tango, and a fun community!

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Ballroom party
Latin couple

3 weeks packed with events

We offer you 17 events:

  • 10 workshops/try-outs
  • 3 parties
  • 3 practices
  • 1 potluck dinner

You can join all events for just € 10,-. Food and drinks included. You will get to know a community that is very open, welcoming, and a fan of dancing together! You will learn different fun dances and increase your confidence!

(joining all events is not mandatory, but definitely fun 😜)

Dancing is for everyone

… and is very easy to get started with:

You don’t need a partner to come
You don’t need special shoes to start
Your moves already rock, show them!

See you around?

Lindy solo
Tango couple

Sign up

Come to our stall at the OWee infomarket or Activity Market at X! Missed us? Fill in the form below to get in!

InDansen form

Name
OWee market stall
Blue Suede Shoes market stall at the OWee

Programme

Below you will find a timeline with the programme of InDansen. The events with a gradient are special InDans events or normal events with a twist. Events without gradient are part of the normal Blue Suede Shoes activities.

Monday
August 29
19:15-20:45

Argentine Tango Workshop

Ballroom & Argentine Tango workshop + drinks

During these workshops you will learn your first steps of Ballroom and Argentine Tango! We will have some drinks afterwards to get to know each other.
Details

Monday
August 29
20:45- 22:00

Weekly ballroom practice

BSS organizes weekly ballroom practices in which you can improve your moves, but also just meet other dancers and hang out. Whether you want to practice the moves you learned at a workshop, or just want to meet other dancers, the weekly ballroom practice is the perfect occasion!
Details

Thursday
September 1
19:00-23:00

Argentine Tango workshop

Argentine Tango workshop & social / Drinks

Every week BSS organizes their tango practice in which our members dance a bit, practise their steps or use the practise as an excuse to hangout a bit. Our practice moment is as much dedicated to dancing as it is to chit-chat and socializing.
Details

Saturday
September 3
19:15-22:00

Ballroom Try-Out

Try-outs at Lijm & Cultuur

Short and fun workshops for Lindy Hop, Ballroom, and Argentine Tango at Lijm & Cultuur. Try your hand at 3 dances and chill with your fellow InDansers.
Details

Monday
September 5
19:15-20:45

Lindy Hop & Argentine Tango workshop + drinks

During these workshops you will learn a bit more about Lindy Hop and Argentine Tango. Missed the first one? No biggie.
We will have some drinks afterwards to get to know each other.
Details

Monday
September 5
20:45- 22:00

Ballroom practice

Ballroom practice

BSS organizes weekly ballroom practices in which you can improve your moves, but also just meet other dancers and hang out. Whether you want to practice the moves you learned at a workshop, or just want to meet other dancers, the weekly ballroom practice is the perfect occasion!
Details

Thursday
September 8
19:00-23:00

Argentine Tango workshop & social / Drinks

Every week BSS organizes their tango practice in which our members dance a bit, practise their steps or use the practise as an excuse to hangout a bit. Our practice moment is as much dedicated to dancing as it is to chit-chat and socializing.
Details

Saturday
September 10
19:15-22:00

Connection workshop / cocktail night

During this workshop we will teach you more about connection with your partner in dancing. You can apply this in all partner dances!
Afterwards we will dance some Lindy Hop, Ballroom, and Argentine Tango at Lijm & Cultuur and enjoy some lovely cocktails 🍹🍸. Cheers.
Details

Sunday
September 11
14:00-18:00

Lindy social party

Lindy Hop tea dance party

Whether still new at Lindy or a veteran, everyone can enjoy themselves at our Lindy Hop social! Since it’s a Tea Party, there will be cake 😏🍰
To get everybody off their feet, the party starts off with another workshop.
Details

Monday
September 12
19:15-20:30

Ballroom latin workshop

Charleston & Ballroom workshop + drinks

Charleston, the even crazier cousin of Lindy Hop. Quirky and high energy. This is followed by the Cha Cha an energetic Cuban dance that can be danced to most pop-music.
We will have some drinks afterwards to get to know each other.
Details

Monday
September 12
20:30- 22:00

Ballroom practice

Ballroom practice

BSS organizes weekly ballroom practices in which you can improve your moves, but also just meet other dancers and hang out. Whether you want to practice the moves you learned at a workshop, or just want to meet other dancers, the weekly ballroom practice is the perfect occasion!
Details

Wednesday
September 14
20:00-21:15

Lindy Hop classes Try-Out

The Lindy Hop course is starting soon. Want to try out this fun dance? This is your chance.
Details

Thursday
September 15
19:00-23:00

Argentine Tango workshop & social / Drinks

Every week BSS organizes their tango practice in which our members dance a bit, practise their steps or use the practise as an excuse to hangout a bit. Our practice moment is as much dedicated to dancing as it is to chit-chat and socializing.
Details

Thursday
September 15
19:15-21:30

Ballroom technique class photo

Ballroom technique class try-out

Knowing steps is nice, but would you not like to learn how to execute them nicely? This is your chance. In the technique class, all secrets are revealed!
Details

Friday
September 16
19:00-00:30

Back-to-School Ballroom party

It’s a Ballroom dance party. There is fun, there are good tunes, there are dancers and there is food & drinks. What else do you need to know?
Details

Saturday
September 17
18:00-00:30

Tango Café

Tango Café – InDans edition

Tango Café is our very own low-level-entry Argentine Tango Milonga (that’s how dance parties are called). You learned some tango by now, now it is time for the real deal with this cosy dance evening.
Details

Sunday
September 18
17:00-20:30

Delftse Hout hangout

Potluck Dinner

We close off the InDans period by a cosy potluck dinner and some games. Due to probable bad weather at the Living Room at X
Details

Become a member

Hopefully you liked what you did in the InDans programme so far! If we convinced you to want to become a Blue Suede Shoes member, so you can join parties such as the one shown below, then you can do so on the membership page.

Party group picture