January Schedule - January 16 Weather Update Will be here.
Tuesdays at the Fed in 4-week series, starting the first week each month.
January Classes begin on January 9.
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 in January.
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.
Lindy Two with Lian Tarhay and
January 9 - Getting Your Lindy Game On
Refresher and upgrade on the Lindy 1 fundamentals, plus the Swing out with an outside turn, and Sushi
January 16 - Lindy and side-by-side Charleston Variations
January 23 - Lindy Variations, including 6-count
January 30 - Fun and Flashy
Lindy Three with Keli Hawthorne and Kevin Nguyen
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.
Balboa Three with Jennifer Reed and Matt Michell
Put in some quality time in Balboa 2 and get your teachers' permission first. New material every month, instructors' choice.
On the first class of the month, Morgan and Kevin will sub for Jennifer and Matt.
Balboa 1 with Jennifer Reed and Kevin Wang
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.
Intro to Swing Dancing with Keli Hawthorne and Kevin Nguyen
This is it. 6-Count, Jitterbug, East Coast Swing - it has many names. It is the fun 6-count Swing Dance that everyone starts with. Come and enroll and take all 4 weeks, and we will have you ready for the social dance floor, whether at the Fed or in the clubs. Or, maybe to just get started in Lindy Hop in the New Year.
Balboa Two with Morgan Hamilton and Matt Mitchell
This class takes the Balboa 1 dancer, and starts to develop their vocabulary, lead-follow, and ability to dance up to speed.
Lindy One with Laura Malloy and Matt Jones
We highly recommend that you take Intro to Swing first if you're new.
Week 1, Charleston, and the East Coast Swing upgrade
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:
January 9 - with DJ Jason Levitt
January 16 - with DJ t.b.a.
January 23- with La Gross Tete
January 30 - with DJ t.b.a.
February 6 - with DJ Lizi G
February 13 - with DJ Jason Levitt