December Classes Start 12/2 & Next First Friday is 12/6

December Classes Start 12/2 & Next First Friday is 12/6

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 6-Count Swing
Mondays — 6:30–7:30pm starting November 4, 2019
Instructors: Julee Mertz, Bradley Smith

Swing I - Introduction to 6-Count Swing (3-Week, Pre-Thanksgiving Series)
Thursdays — 8:15–9:30pm starting November 7, 2019
Instructors: Bradley Smith, Meg Ebersole

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 Hands
Mondays — 8:30–9:30pm starting November 4, 2019
Instructors: Julee Mertz, Bradley Smith

Swing II B - Cross Hands (3-Week, Pre-Thanksgiving Series)
Thursdays — 7:00–8:15pm starting November 7, 2019
Instructors: Bradley Smith, Meg Ebersole

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 - Int/Adv Cross Hand Variations
Mondays — 8:30–9:30pm starting November 4, 2019
Instructors: Melissa Rutherfoord, John Holmstrom

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)
Mondays — 7:30–8:30pm starting November 4, 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 A - Super Fun Variations
Mondays — 7:30–8:30pm starting November 4, 2019
Instructors: Melissa Rutherfoord, John Holmstrom

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 6-Count Swing
Mondays — 7:00–8:15pm starting December 2, 2019
Instructors: Julee Mertz, Bradley Smith

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 - Ins and Outs
Mondays — 7:00–8:15pm starting December 2, 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 - CLICK ON WORKSHOPS FOR MORE INFORMATION AND ENROLLMENT
Wednesdays — 6:30–8:30pm starting December 11, 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 - Trickeration Routine (CLICK ON WORKSHOPS FOR DETAILS AND ENROLLMENT)
Wednesdays — 6:30–8:30pm starting December 18, 2019
Instructors: Lindsay Longstreth

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 — 8:15–9:30pm starting December 2, 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 - Lindy Hop Variations
Mondays — 8:15–9:30pm starting December 2, 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 A - Side by Side Charleston (CLICK ON WORKSHOPS FOR DETAILS AND ENROLLMENT)
Tuesdays — 7:00–9:00pm starting December 10, 2019
Instructors: Julee Mertz, John Holmstrom

Lindy III B – Tandem Charleston Variations

Intermediate

This class focuses on Tandem (or shadow) Charleston. It’s the “kicky-thing” that everyone is so excited to learn and dance. 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 B: Tandem Charleston (CLICK ON WORKSHOPS FOR DETAILS AND ENROLLMENT)
Tuesdays — 7:00–9:00pm starting December 17, 2019
Instructors: John Holmstrom, Julee Mertz

4-Week Group Class Pricing

Priced Per Student
Number of 4-Week Classes Per Session 4-Week Tuition Discount
One 3-week Class $67 $62, by 11/27
Two 3-week Classes in same session (ex: Swing II and Lindy I in Nov. ) $110 18%
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