Beginners Swing Dance Classes

Level 1

Swing is a fun and energetic social partner dance which can be danced to a large variety of music - from jazz to current pop.

Under the Swing umbrella are nested styles like Lindy Hop, Rock n Roll, East and West Coast Swing.Under the Swing umbrella are nested styles like Lindy Hop, Rock n Roll, East and West Coast Swing.

Our beginners Swing dance courses cover predominantly the East Coast Swing and elements of Lindy Hop.

At this level, you will progressively build up your skills by covering the rhythm and basic steps, variations on turns both for the leaders and the followers, passes, and dips, which will then build up into more complex combinations later on.

Courses Timetable

NOTE: The prices per course displayed below are per person. Making a booking assumes you have agreed to our booking terms and conditions.

Course Day Date Location Price Book
SwingBeginner (Level 1)
Tuesday Evening 7.15-8.15pm
22.Jan-05.Mar 7 weeks
 £99 
Swing Beginner (Level 1)£99
SwingBeginner (Level 1)
Tuesday Evening 7.15-8.15pm
12.Mar-30.Apr 8 weeks
 £115 
Swing Beginner (Level 1)£115

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Locations

  • Euston/Kings Cross Studio, NW1

    St Aloysius Church Hall 20 Phoenix Rd, Kings Cross, London NW1 1TA

    Tube: Euston (3-4min), Euston Square (5-6min), Kings Cross (10min)

Instructors

  • Christina

    Christina is a passionate dancer teacher dedicated to sharing the joy and inspiration which only dancing can bring.

    She is experienced in teaching a number of dance styles but you can meet her in our Salsa, Bachata, Club dancing, Diva and Zouk classes.

  • Steve

    Steve has been dancing and teaching for over 10 years, specilisng in social partner dances such as Salsa, Zouk, Bachata and Swing.

    He is passionate about introducing dance to beginners and help them develop good leading and following techniques.

  • Zoltan

    Zoltan started dancing at the young age of 6. Zoli is now a Hungarian turned Londoner whose passion lies within teaching.

    He holds a BA in physical education and teaching degrees in Latin and Ballroom Dances. He is fun, energetic and enthusiastic and strives to make each class enjoyable and upbeat.

  • Nuno

    Nuno has 15+ years of continuous teaching experience and specialises in all Ballroom and Latin styles as well as Salsa, Bachata, Jazz and Wedding dance choreography. He has competed internationally and has also worked as a choreographer in a number of TV Dance shows.

    Nuno has a warm and friendly personality which puts everyone at ease and helps his students achieve excellent progress in each lesson or program he is teaching.

  • Annabelle

    Annabelle is a qualified dance teacher and holds a diploma in dance teaching from Laban.

    She has a bubbly and fun personality and is experienced in teaching a large variety of styles such as Salsa, Bachata, Zouk, Swing, Ballroom, Street dance, Diva dance and Wedding dance.

FAQs

  • What to wear in a Swing dance class?

    Smart casual clothing and comfortable shoes. We recommend small heel shoes for the ladies and leather sole shoes for the gentlemen. Please no stilettos, boots or trainers with a strong grip.

  • Do I need a partner to join a course?

    No, we frequently rotate partners throughout the class to ensure all leading and following techniques are working well.

  • I come with a partner, can we stay dancing together and not rotate with the others?

    We rotate partners in our classes as we have found that dancing with different people teaches better leading and following skills whic ultimately makes dancing with our won partner (if you have one) a better and more pleasurable experience. If you are interested in learning to dance as a couple, please check our Beginners Ballroom & Latin courses.