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May 2024

Monday Night Swing Dance Events @ SA Firefighters Banquet Hall (doors open at 6:30 pm)

  • ​6 May- DJ night celebrating Frankie Manning Month, bring snacks to share.

  • 13 May- Live performance featuring Lamplighters Big Band, bring snacks.

  • 20 May- DJ night, bring snacks to share.

  • 27 May- Memorial Day sock hop party, featuring Mo-Dels band.

May Monday Night Classes: Arrive early. Classes start promptly at 7 pm.

  • East Coast 1: Taught by Nick and Emma, perfect if it's your first night of dance or you want to brush up on your basics.

    • This 6-count dance is where it all starts! Dance studios originally created East Coast swing in the 1940s as a variation of the popular "Lindyhop".

  • Shag 1: Taught by Johnathan and Alexandria, for those starting to learn the basics of this fast-paced 6-count dance, with songs in the 180-200 bpm range.

    • Collegiate shag is known for its pulse rhythm, danced on the balls of the feet; originating in African American communities in the Carolinas in the 1920-30s.​

  • Solo Jazz Vernacular: Taught by Leslie, for dancers of all levels wanting to build confidence in their solo dance steps that can be added to partner dancing or performed independently.

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June 2024

Monday Night Swing Dance Events @ SA Firefighters Banquet Hall (doors open at 6:30 pm)

  • ​3rd June- DJ night, bring snacks to share.

  • 10th June- Live performance by The Georges! Potluck to share.

  • 17th June- DJ night, celebrating "Decades of Swing", bring snacks to share.

  • 24th June- Live performance by Johnny P and the Wise Guys! Potluck to share.

 

June Monday Night Classes: Arrive early. Classes start promptly at 7 pm.

  • East Coast 1: Taught by Andrea and Tori, perfect if it's your first night of dance or you want to brush up on your basics.

    • This 6-count dance is where it all starts! Dance studios originally created East Coast swing in the 1940s as a variation of the popular "Lindyhop".

  • East Coast 2: Taught by Sherri, add to your repertoire once you have a firm understanding of the basics.

  • Shag 2: Taught by Jonathan and Alexandria, if you have solid basics, continue growing your knowledge of this fast-paced dance.

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