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Current Classes

Classes will start up again in Spring 2019.

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Past Classes and Workshops

East Coast Swing 1
Also known as triple-time swing, East Coast Swing is a great dance to know for weddings because it works with a wide variety of music and is one of the easiest partner dances to learn. Our classes will include both technique and new fancy moves to incorporate into your dancing.
Recommended for those who haven’t danced before, but also for those who have danced for years and want to improve their technique.

East Coast Swing 2
Already know how to swing and want to learn more awesome swing moves or improve your dance skills? Come to East Coast Swing 2.

Lindy Hop
The Lindy Hop (or Lindy) is a 6 and 8 count partner dance that originated in 1920s Harlem, New York. It includes footwork borrowed from the Charleston and Tap. Must know the basics of East Coast Swing.
Recommended for intermediate and advanced dancers.

Blues
Get to know the blues! Blues dancing shares elements with Swing, Lindy Hop, and Jazz. This workshop will cover the basics of blues, not to mention improvisation, and musicality.
Recommended for all levels of swing dance experience. This event is open to the public.

Charleston
Join in the fun dancing Charleston! Anyone can participate in this exciting, creative, and energetic dance that can be done to the thumping, uptempo rhythms at a swing dance and many popular songs from past and current years. The class will start with an easy to learn foundation which is built upon using a variety of jazz steps and can be extended to include movement of all different styles. This series will include a solid beginning for those new to the dance as well as inspiring movement for everyone.
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Jazz Steps
This course is for beginners and advanced dancers alike! The first class will focus on the basics of the Shim Sham, the iconic line dance of the swing dance community, and the Big Apple, a more long-form famous swing dance. The movements learned in this class can be incorporated into East Coast, Lindy, Charleston, and more.