Join us for Fortnightly, this Fri. Aug. 17. Beginning Lesson at 8pm. Learn more!

Join us for Fortnightly, this Fri. Aug. 17. Beginning Lesson at 8pm. Learn more!


Workshops are 2-hour, single topic group classes that focus on a particular topic. They are a great way to expand your repertoire and hone your skills. Workshops vary throughout the year and are offered when our 4-week programming is interrupted due to holdiays, such as

  • Memorial Day Week
  • July 4th Week
  • Labor Day Week
  • Christmas and New Year’s Break
Lindy III/IV = Tandem and Chase Variations

Date: Tuesday, September 4, 2018, 7:00–9:00pm
Instructors: Lindsay Longstreth, John Holmstrom

Tandem and Chase are dynamic and iconic Charleston variations, but they can also be a bit tricky. Lindsay and John have a host of pointers to refine your technique and then expand your repertoire! This boost to your dancing will have you cruising and smiling across the dance floor to upbeat tempos!

Pre-Requisites: Lindy III B

Shim Sham

Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 7:00–9:00pm
Instructors: Bradley Smith

Never sit on the sidelines or fumble through the Shim Sham again. Come out and learn the sequence of jazz steps that make up this classic swingin' line dance. All levels are welcome for this non-partnered class.

Pre-Requisites: None

Dips 'n Tricks I

Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018, 7:00–9:00pm
Instructors: Melissa Rutherfoord, Bob Bednarz

We will share with you our favorite ways to add a little style anywhere in your dance - beginning, middle or end. These variations will add fun and flash to your dancing - safely!

Please note: This is a physically demanding class and may not be appropriate for those with knee or back issues. Participants must be able to jump and land comfortably and fully support their weight on one leg.

Required Dress: Attendees must wear shirts with sleeves and gym shoes. Tank tops and flips flips are prohibited.

Partners: Partner request will be honored, but partners are not necessary. These figures (dips, lifts, etc) may all be lead and followed socially, thus we'll be rotating per usual.

Pre-Requisites: Swing II

Dips n Tricks II

Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018, 7:00–9:00pm
Instructors: Julee Mertz, John Holmstrom

This class will add dipping and flying SAFELY to your jam circle shines. You'll build on your knowledge of technically correct jumps, throws and dips to create even more excitement in your social dancing and performances.

Please note: Wear comfortable, loose clothing and gym shoes. (No sandels or flips flops will be permitted in class.)

Pre-Requisites: Dips n Tricks I or instructor approval


Workshop Pricing

Priced Per Student Workshop Tuition
2-Hour Workshop $30

I just loved the workshop last night. Such a great format for people who want a quick hit of new stuff, practice time or both. (Also ideal for commitment phobes.)

Student, May 2018