CLASS SCHEDULE - Weekly Classes are cancelled, for now.
As soon as we have found a new home for our weekly classes, we will post it here, and make an announcement through our Facebook page.
(Matt Jones. 8.29.2018)
Tuesdays at the Fed in 4-week series, starting the first week each month.
WE WILL BE CLOSED Throughout JULY AND AUGUST FOR OUR SUMMER BREAK.
NOTE TO NEWCOMERS - Beginner level classes are at 8:30 pm. Scroll down to the 8:30 classes.
Introduction to Swing Dancing will be offered when classes rsume.
For beginning swing, you can also come to our Beginning Swing lessons at the White Horse at 7 pm every Wednesday.
Click on any class title to see full Class Descriptions.
- Getting Your Lindy Game On
Refresher and upgrade on the Lindy 1 fundamentals, plus Styling for leads and follows,
- Swing out Fun
- Lindy Variations.
- Fun and Flashy
Finish Lindy 2 and get the OK to move up first.
Samantha and Alex cycle through these themes: moves, routines, styling, feeling, technique/building blocks. This month is going to be about feeling, and in June they will move back into technique/building blocks.
Put in some quality time in Balboa 2 and get your teachers' permission first. New material every month, instructors' choice.
Collegiate Shag 2
After graduating from Collegiate Shag 1, if you want to move up to learn more patterns, stylings and technique,then this class will be for you.
Balboa is a fun and fast swing dance done in closed position. Learn the fundamentals here - lead-follow basics, and the core patterns that can make you ready for the social dance floor.
Collegiate Shag - 1
This fun and dynamic 6-count Swing dance is very popular in Austin, especially around the fast jazz bands who play here. Cailin and Zach are excellent at getting people excited about learning this dance.
This class takes the Balboa 1 dancer, and starts to develop their vocabulary, lead-follow, and ability to dance up to speed.
Introduction to Swing Dancing
So - you are new to swing dancing. Maybe you have had a drop-in lesson somewhere. But you want a 4-week progressive series that will get you out on the social dance floor with your new-found Jitterbug skills. This class is for you. It will also help you decide if you want to move on to learn the Lindy Hop, Balboa or Collegiate Shag
Lindy One with
We highly recommend that you take Intro to Swing first if you're new.
Week 1, Charleston, and the East Coast Swing upgrade. Ace will sub for Matt tonight.
Week 2, the all-mighty Swing Out
Weeks 3 and 4, Lindy Hop essential moves.
Dance in the Ballroom
A live band on one Tuesday of this month and great Austin swing DJs on the other nights:
- with Lizi G
- with DJ Jason Levitt
- with DJ Matt Jones
- with DJ Nik Brauer