Learn How to Swing Dance Saturday Nights
Learn How to Swing Dance Saturday Nights

Learn How to Swing Dance Saturday Nights




Welcome to Jump Joint Swing and Trinity Swing Kids 
Connecting you to a fun-loving swing dance community!
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Email: retroswingkid@gmail.com Call/Text 604 536 0195
Partial proceeds donated to benefit Surrey charity www.metrokids.ca

Swing Dance Location
Gym Studio, Trinity Western University, 7600 Glover Rd. Langley, BC  
View Gym Studio in Google Maps or just follow the Red Dance Signs posted on campus.

Learn How To Swing Dance
Learn how to swing dance Saturday nights in Langley, BC. Retro Swing Kid & Co. teach All Ages how to swing dance with fun easy single & triple time LINDY HOP; the original social partner dance from the 1930s. No Partner Necessary, No Dance Experience Required! Sign up for a semester of Lindy Swing courses or Drop-In to the DJ SWING DANCE, which opens with a Drop-In Intro Lesson where you can learn to dance swing for the very first time. Dance yourself  happy to the swinging jazz music of the 30s and 40s at our DJ Swing Dance held on TWU campus by invitation of Student Recreation Services. Swing Dances/Courses are all open to the General Public.Thanks for taking the time to check us out on line! 

Swing Calendar
Swing Dances/Swing Courses at Trinity in Langley: Sept to May (except Dec)
Swing Privates at South Surrey Swing Studio: Every month except July.   

  SWING DANCE TRINITY 

Every Saturday Night  
SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 - MAY 2019 (*except Dec)

8 to 10:45PM

DOORS OPEN 8 PM

Drop-In Intro Lesson 8:15 to 9pm 

Learn a variety of fun easy swing dance basics every Saturday:)

IMPORTANT: Safe Space Dance Etiquette. Dancers are invited to rotate partners in the Intro Lesson.  Sprung wood dance floor requires clean non-scuff non high heeled shoes. 

 DJ Dance 9 to 10:45pm

PURPOSE: TO PRAISE HIS NAME IN DANCE, 

STRIKE UP THE BAND AND MAKE GREAT MUSIC! PS 149:3

Admission $6.50 

TWU STUDENTS: $3
TWU FACULTY/STAFF/ ALUMNI: $5
Watch Pamela`s Famous Birthday Jam: 

 Semester Progressive

LINDY Swing Courses


Email: retroswingkid@gmail.com  Call /Text 604 536 0195 or 778 867 1457 

 Saturday Lindy Swing Courses are run by semester. Everyone starts with the 4-week progressive Beginner Course. After that, you can repeat the Beginner course or with the instructor`s recommendation you can progress to the 4 week Intermediate Course or do both. To ensure your spot in class-1st register for a semester of courses: email or call/text the Retro Swing Kid and provide your name, email, contact phone number and if it is a Groupon deal - please provide the 8 digit code on the voucher to process your registration. Semester deals are not available to Groupon customers. Course payment, if not by Groupon, is required by the 1st Saturday of your course. You can pay in advance on line or arrive to the first class of your course 10 minutes early to pay at the Gym front desk. *If after registering for a course you find you are unable to attend, please let us know by replying to your confirmation e-mail which is sent out the week before courses start. Courses are progressive and no drop-ins are allowed. Courses are closed after the second class of the 4 week series. The DJ Swing Dance that opens with a Drop-In Lesson at 8:15pm is the only Drop-In provided on Saturdays. 


Course Dates and Hours

Courses repeat every 4 weeks except for the Nov 10th Course which is 3 weeks.  EACH SATURDAY THERE ARE TWO 45 MINUTE CLASSES (except for the 3 week Nov course which has Two One Hour Classes)

A Course is a total of 6 hours of Classes plus the DJ Swing Dance from 9 to 11pm for Social Dance Practice.


Saturday Sept 15 to Oct 6, 

Oct 13 to Nov 3 and *Nov 10 to Nov 24 


BEGINNER LINDY SWING COURSE: 

6:45 to 7:30pm Triple Lindy Swing

8:15 to 9pm Single Lindy



 INTERMEDIATE LINDY SWING COURSE: 

7:15 to 8pm Triple Lindy Swing

8:15 to 9pm Single Lindy



PAY BY SEMESTER:

FALL SEMESTER: 11 WEEKS - SATURDAY SEPT. 15 to Nov 24, 2018

* Pay by semester unless you have a Groupon. Groupon only available for Beginner Level. 


Semester Pass S: $36.00 for Students

Semester Pass S/F: $60.00 for Staff/Faculty

Semester Pass A: $60.00 for Alumni

Semester Pass C: $78.00 for Community Members


*LINK TO PAY ON LINE:  

https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/twu/Activity_Search/swing-dancing-saturday/221

1st Register for a semester of classes with your full name, email and phone number 

2nd Pay in advance on line or in person on the first day of classes.

To Register: Email: retroswingkid@gmail.com Text/Call 604 536 0195


INSTRUCTORS

Left to right: Trudy-Bridgette, Retro Swing Kid, Romeo K.

Bottom left: Laz Savic, winner of  Royal City Dust Up 2018 Jack & Jill

Bottom right: Olivia on the far left and Hannah on the far right.


PROGRESSIVE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

 

Beginner Lindy Swing Course 


Learn how to swing dance with my 6 Hour Beginner Course. It is a fun easy way to learn a variety of beginner swing dance basics! We assume that you can only count to 2, walk and run a little. You will get lots of repetition! The steps we teach are simple! Lots of laughs! No pressure! Learn new easy moves every week! We teach a combination of Level 1 and 2 basics from my top 2 videos above plus an intro to the Frankie Swing Out. Study Swing Tips to look terrific on the dance floor! Practice music provided during the short break between the 1st & 2nd portion of the Class. Snack and drink dispensers in the Gym Lobby.  

BOOK AHEAD. NO DROP-INS




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   Intermediate Lindy Swing Course

   

 INTERMEDIATE SWING-OMATIC: Learn how to dance Lindy Hop with combinations of 6 and 8 count triple patterns, Frankie Swing Out and Charleston. A Beginner Course is recommended before taking the Intermediate Course. Study Swing Tips to look terrific on the dance floor! 

BOOK AHEAD. NO DROP-INS



Triple Step Exercises:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBQQcQSNcDU


FRANKIE MANNING MOVES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4UL6wBVmKg


FRANKIE MANNING VIDEOS


Single/Triple Lindy Hop

 Lindy Hop + Charleston in a Day:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjaqRlmVMiQ


Take it Easy Swing Outs:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObWxtEXdqX8&index=2&list=RD61_8N5bMf-U


Outside Turn and Switches

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqdSGDtZQ1Q 


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Other Courses

     


Crash Beginner Lindy Swing Course

2 Hours Privates + 2 Hours Group Classes


Learn how to swing dance with a Crash Course! It includes a 2 -hour Beginner Swing Group Class taken on a Saturday night and a 2 hour Private Lesson taken on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday night in the South Surrey Swing Studio. This Crash Beginner option is only available to Groupon Customers. Please note: students are encouraged to rotate in the group classes. Not available on line from Trinity University.

BOOK AHEAD. NO DROP-INS


COST:  $75/person, $85/couple

Cost includes the 9-11pm Swing Dance.

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        Privates 

Take a Private Swing Dance Lesson before a wedding or a cruise! Book ahead. 
Privates for single women, couples, and kids/youth are held in the South Surrey Swing Studio. Privates for single men are held Saturday nights during the social dance.
MAY, JUNE & AUGUST: AlPrivates are in the South Surrey Swing Studio. Not available to purchase on line from Trinity University. Purchase direct from Jump Joint Swing.
BOOK AHEAD. NO DROP-INS
Cost for 1 or 2 persons: $40/one hour or $75/two hours
Group rates available!
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SWING PERFORMANCE COACHING

Saturdays 9:45 to 10:30PM (during the social dance)
Cost is included with payment for your Swing Course. This is the most fun swing dance experience offered at Trinity Swing Kids; and well worth the effort to participate. Look smashing on the dance floor! Just sign up with the DJ at your first SWING DANCE to receive coaching fro 9:45 to 10:30pm. Partner required if doing aerials:) There is no group instruction provided, just personal coaching while the social dance is going on. From the videos below you can choose some EASY moves you want to work on. Contact retroswingkid@gmail.com to book your coaching assistance before you arrive. Dips and Tricks OK. Level 1 socially accepted aerials OK only if done with with a trained spotter in an area on the dance floor reserved for performance aerial coaching. More advanced aerials require separate training from a paid professional and are not permitted on the dance floor.

Ground Rules for Practicing Socially Accepted Aerials
1. Be in good physical condition
2. Always warm up well and cool down.
3. Practice in a clear designated area
4 Use Mats when available
5. Have a regular partner whom you can trust.

SOCIAL ACCEPTED AERIALS/DIPS/TRICKS

SHIM SHAM TAP VERSION

All Black Performance for International Swing Championships May 2018


DAY AT THE RACES

https://youtu.be/9gXlBz-9_1E Harvest Moon Ball
Minnie`s Moochers Routine

Silver Shadows-Frankie 95

Routine to Sam Cooke`s Song Twistin the Night Away



2017 Junior Lindy Hop Championships

Juniors Victor and Wilma

Juniors

Harlem Hot Shots, Echoes of Harlem Jam

ADVANCED COACHING for SWING OUTS & VARIATIONS


SWING OUT STYLES WITH SHARON DAVIS

AWESOME FANCY SOCIAL LINDY HOP DANCING


6 count triple delight

Single/Triple Lindy Hop