June Session starts June 3 & First Friday is June 7th

June Session starts June 3 & First Friday is June 7th

Class Schedule

To help you dance as much as possible throughout the class, we begin to balance the number of leads and follows right away. Thus, we highly recommend pre-registration. If you do not see your role available, just send us an email and we’ll pop you on (and shortly off) the waitlist.

4-Week classes are $67 per person,
$62 before the early registration deadline each session
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Current Session

Swing I

Introductory

This class is for the true beginner. We introduce the concepts of leading and following as well as the basic rhythm and turns of 6-Count Swing. We present the material at a moderate pace – quick enough to keep it movin’ but slow enough to allow plenty of practice time. If you’ve never taken a dance class before, this is a great place to start.

Pre-Requisites: No experience or partner required.

Swing I - Introduction to Swing Dancing
Mondays — 6:30–7:30pm starting April 29, 2019
Instructors: Julee Mertz, Bradley Smith

Swing I - Introduction to Swing Dancing
Thursdays — 8:30–9:30pm starting May 2, 2019
Instructors: Melissa Rutherfoord, Bob Bednarz

Swing II B – Cross Hands

Introductory

This class really opens up your swing vocabulary using different hand connections and longer 6-count patterns to add variety to your dancing. Swing II A, B & C each present different material and sessions can be taken in any order.

Pre-Requisites: Swing I

Swing II B - Cross Hand Variations
Mondays — 8:30–9:30pm starting April 29, 2019
Instructors: Julee Mertz, Bradley Smith

Swing II B - Cross Hand Variations
Thursdays — 7:30–8:30pm starting May 2, 2019
Instructors: Melissa Rutherfoord, Bob Bednarz

Swing III B – Cross Hands & Way Way More

Intermediate

Pump up your six count swing dancing with these new figures that will get you traveling, turning and sliding across the floor. Swing III A, B & C each present different material and sessions can be taken in any order.

Pre-Requisites: Swing II A, B and C

Swing III B - Cross Hand Variations and way way more
Mondays — 8:30–9:30pm starting April 29, 2019
Instructors: Melissa Rutherfoord, John Holmstrom

Solo Jazz/Charleston I

Introductory

Solo movement is a fantastic way to work on your body control, styling, and fluidity. In this class, you'll learn the classic vernacular jazz steps that make up swing line dances, like "The Shim Sham" and add style to your Swing and Lindy partnered movement as well.

Pre-Requisites: None

Jazz I - Solo Jazz and Charleston
Wednesdays — 6:30–7:30pm starting May 1, 2019
Instructors: Lindsay Longstreth

Solo Jazz/Charleston II

Intermediate

In this class, you'll learn the next level of solo vernacular jazz movements that add syncopation and full body expression to your dancing. If you've got the moves of the shim sham in you back pocket, take your solo game up a level!

Pre-Requisites: Solo Jazz/Charleston I

Jazz II - Solo Jazz and Charleston
Wednesdays — 7:30–8:30pm starting May 1, 2019
Instructors: Lindsay Longstreth

Lindy I – Beginning Lindy Hop

Intermediate

Building on the rhythms and skills of Swing I and II, Lindy I will add numerous 8-Count patterns, including the most prominent steps of the Lindy Hop: the Swing Out, Circle and Skip Ups.

Pre-Requisites: Swing I, And 1 Full 4-week Session of Swing II (A, B or C)

Lindy I - Introduction to Lindy Hop (8-Count Rhythm)
Mondays — 7:30–8:30pm starting April 29, 2019
Instructors: Julee Mertz, Bradley Smith

Lindy 1.5 – Continuing Lindy Hop

Intermediate

This class introduces even more 8-count patterns, including side by side Charleston (that kicky-thing that looks like so much fun), and builds confidence in your swing out, circle and double turns. There will be lots of new patterns and helpful technique tips to make your dancing feel yummy to you and your partner.

Pre-Requisites: Lindy I, Swing II

Lindy 1.5 - Continuing Lindy Hop
Thursdays — 6:30–7:30pm starting May 2, 2019
Instructors: Melissa Rutherfoord, Bob Bednarz

Lindy II – Super Fun Variations

Intermediate

In each of our Lindy II classes, you’ll learn numerous Swing Out variations and the skills to create your own. Each session will also add unique 8-count turning patterns, swivels, traveling steps and eye-catching endings. But wait, there’s more! You’ll also learn how to seamlessly re-incorporate your 6-Count patterns to create a dynamic, musical dance with your partner. Lindy II A, B, C & D each present different material and sessions can be taken in any order.

Pre-Requisites: Swing II A, B and C and Lindy I and 1.5

Lindy II E - Super Fun Variations
Mondays — 7:30–8:30pm starting April 29, 2019
Instructors: Melissa Rutherfoord, John Holmstrom

Lindy III C – Partnered 20’s Charleston

Intermediate

In this class, you’ll learn the fundamentals of partnered 20’s Charleston. This will give you a go-to repertoire for faster tempos and 20’s era jazz tunes. This class may be taken concurrently with Lindy II. Lindy III A, B, and C may be taken in any order.

Pre-Requisites: At least one session of Lindy II

Lindy III C - Partnered 20's Charleston
Mondays — 6:30–7:30pm starting April 29, 2019
Instructors: Melissa Rutherfoord, John Holmstrom

Lindy IV – Seasoned Social Dancer Series

Advanced

If you are ready to challenge your technique and repertoire, this is the class for you. You’ll explore movement redirection, rhythm changes and level variations. This class requires a mastery of the mixing of 6’s and 8’s, because you’ll also be using 2’s, 4’s, 10’s and 12’s. This class will also demand body awareness to make small adjustments that lead to impressive improvements for you and your partner.

This class offers new material each session on Tuesdays from 7:30 - 9:00pm.

See the Workshops schedule for more information.

Pre-Requisites: Lindy IIs and Lindy IIIs or instructor Approval

Lindy IV - See the workshop link above
Tuesdays — 7:30–9:00pm starting May 7, 2019
Instructors: Julee Mertz, Andrew Twiss

Next Session

Swing I

Introductory

This class is for the true beginner. We introduce the concepts of leading and following as well as the basic rhythm and turns of 6-Count Swing. We present the material at a moderate pace – quick enough to keep it movin’ but slow enough to allow plenty of practice time. If you’ve never taken a dance class before, this is a great place to start.

Pre-Requisites: No experience or partner required.

Swing I - Introduction to Swing Dancing
Mondays — 6:30–7:30pm starting June 3, 2019
Instructors: Julee Mertz, Bradley Smith

Swing I - Introduction to Swing Dancing
Thursdays — 8:30–9:30pm starting June 6, 2019
Instructors: Melissa Rutherfoord, Bob Bednarz

Swing II C – Ins and Outs

Introductory

This class focuses on creating smooth and eye-catching transitions between open and closed position. In addition, you’ll add triple steps to your 6-count swing repertoire. Swing II A, B & C each present different material and sessions can be taken in any order.

Pre-Requisites: Swing I

Swing II C - Ins and Outs
Mondays — 8:30–9:30pm starting June 3, 2019
Instructors: Julee Mertz, Bradley Smith

Swing II C - Ins and Outs
Thursdays — 7:30–8:30pm starting June 6, 2019
Instructors: Melissa Rutherfoord, Bob Bednarz

Swing III A – Tuck Turns & Way Way More

Intermediate

Pump up your six count swing dancing with these new figures that will get you traveling, turning and sliding across the floor. Swing III A, B & C each present different material and sessions can be taken in any order.

Pre-Requisites: Swing II A, B and C

Swing III A – Tuck Turns & Way Way More
Mondays — 8:30–9:30pm starting June 4, 2018
Instructors: Melissa Rutherfoord, John Holmstrom

Solo Jazz/Charleston I

Introductory

Solo movement is a fantastic way to work on your body control, styling, and fluidity. In this class, you'll learn the classic vernacular jazz steps that make up swing line dances, like "The Shim Sham" and add style to your Swing and Lindy partnered movement as well.

Pre-Requisites: None

Solo Jazz/ Charleston I
Wednesdays — 6:30–7:30pm starting June 5, 2019
Instructors: Lindsay Longstreth

Solo Jazz/Charleston II

Intermediate

In this class, you'll learn the next level of solo vernacular jazz movements that add syncopation and full body expression to your dancing. If you've got the moves of the shim sham in you back pocket, take your solo game up a level!

Pre-Requisites: Solo Jazz/Charleston I

Solo Jazz/Charleston II
Wednesdays — 7:30–8:30pm starting June 5, 2019
Instructors: Lindsay Longstreth

Lindy I – Beginning Lindy Hop

Intermediate

Building on the rhythms and skills of Swing I and II, Lindy I will add numerous 8-Count patterns, including the most prominent steps of the Lindy Hop: the Swing Out, Circle and Skip Ups.

Pre-Requisites: Swing I, And 1 Full 4-week Session of Swing II (A, B or C)

Lindy I - Introduction to Lindy Hop (8-Count)
Thursdays — 6:30–7:30pm starting June 6, 2019
Instructors: Melissa Rutherfoord, Bob Bednarz

Lindy 1.5 – Continuing Lindy Hop

Intermediate

This class introduces even more 8-count patterns, including side by side Charleston (that kicky-thing that looks like so much fun), and builds confidence in your swing out, circle and double turns. There will be lots of new patterns and helpful technique tips to make your dancing feel yummy to you and your partner.

Pre-Requisites: Lindy I, Swing II

Lindy 1.5 - Continuing Lindy Hop (8-Count)
Mondays — 7:30–8:30pm starting June 3, 2019
Instructors: Julee Mertz, Bradley Smith

Lindy II – Super Fun Variations

Intermediate

In each of our Lindy II classes, you’ll learn numerous Swing Out variations and the skills to create your own. Each session will also add unique 8-count turning patterns, swivels, traveling steps and eye-catching endings. But wait, there’s more! You’ll also learn how to seamlessly re-incorporate your 6-Count patterns to create a dynamic, musical dance with your partner. Lindy II A, B, C & D each present different material and sessions can be taken in any order.

Pre-Requisites: Swing II A, B and C and Lindy I and 1.5

Lindy II - Super Fun Variations & Mixing 6s and 8s
Mondays — 7:30–8:30pm starting June 3, 2019
Instructors: Melissa Rutherfoord, John Holmstrom

Lindy III A – Side by Side Charleston Variations

Intermediate

This class focuses Side-by-Side, KickAway, and Chase Charleston patterns. This class may be taken concurrently with Lindy II. Lindy III A, B, and C may be taken in any order.

Pre-Requisites: At least one session of Lindy II

Lindy III - Side by Side Charleston Variations
Mondays — 6:30–7:30pm starting June 3, 2019
Instructors: Melissa Rutherfoord, John Holmstrom

4-Week Group Class Pricing

Priced Per Student
Number of 4-Week Classes Per Session 4-Week Tuition Discount
One 4-week Class $67 / $62 early bird $5 off before 5/29
Two 4-week Classes in same session (ex: Swing II and Lindy I in Nov. ) $110 18%
Three 4-week Classes in same session (ex: Swing II, Lindy I, and Jazz I in Nov.) $140 30%
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