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

Learn How to Swing Dance Saturday Nights


The Level 1 Lindy Hop video above is an introduction to swing dance using Single Time Lindy Hop. We made this simple video to prepare you for our Beginner Swing Course where we teach a mix of Single and Triple Time Lindy Hop basics. The Level 2 Video below is a sample of some of the Triple Time Lindy Hop basics we teach in the Beginner Course. The Beginner & Intermediate Swing Courses and DJ Swing Dances with the Drop-In Lessons are held on Saturday nights from September to the end of April at Trinity Western University in Langley, BC.        



Welcome to Jump Joint Swing and Trinity Swing Kids 
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Email: retroswingkid@gmail.com Call/Text 604 536 0195
Watch the Kid perform in the 2 videos above. 
Partial proceeds donated to benefit Surrey charity www.metrokids.ca

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 Saturday nights in Langley, BC. Retro Swing Kid  & company teach all ages how to swing dance with fast fun easy triple time LINDY HOP., t
he original social partner dance from the 1930s. No Partner Necessary, No Dance Experience Required! The Drop-In Intro Swing Lesson is followed by a DJ SWING DANCE where you can dance yourself  happy to the swinging jazz music of the 30s and 40s. Swing Dances are held on the TWU campus by invitation of the Student Recreation Services Department. 
Swing Dances & Classes are all open to the General Public.Thanks for taking the time to check us out on line! 

GROUPON DEALSSave money! Look for deals on Groupon under Jump Joint Swing! Get a really big deal on a 6 Hour Beginner Swing Dance Course for one or two persons! The 2 Beginner group classes + 2 privates for one or 2 persons is a great way to celebrate a special occasion and a fun way to get a crash course.
Register a Groupon: Registration required for all Groupon purchases. To register: email or call/text the Retro Swing Kid. Provide your name, email, contact phone number + the 8 digit voucher bar code. 
MAY, JUNE & AUGUST Groupon privates are held in South Surrey Swing Studio  
Please see more info on PRIVATES below.

SWING CALENDAR
Swing Dances/Swing Courses at Trinity in Langley: Sept to May
Swing Privates at South Surrey Swing Studio: May, June and August. 
No Swing events in July  
LET THEM PRAISE HIS NAME IN DANCE, STRIKE UP THE BAND AND MAKE GREAT MUSIC! PS 149:3
Saturday Night Dance 
SWING at TRINITY 8:30 to 11PM

SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 - MAY 2019  DOORS OPEN 8 PM

Drop-In Intro Lesson 8:30 to 9pm 

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

 *Dancers are invited to rotate partners in the Intro Lesson. Please see Safe Space Dance Etiquette

 DJ Dance 9 to 11pm  

* Please note that the DJ Dance opens with The Lord`s Prayer.

Admission $5 

TWU STUDENTS: $2
Free for Birthday Dancers + 5 Friends


Watch Pamela`s Famous Birthday Jam: 

FALL SWING COURSES


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

 To register for a swing course: email or call/text the Retro Swing Kid and provide your name, email, contact phone number and if it is a Groupon also provide the 8 digit code on the voucher. Drop-in is only available for the 8:30pm Drop-in Lesson. Course payment is required on the 1st Saturday you start your course. Please arrive 10 minutes early to pay with correct cash or by cheque. Sorry, no debit/credit cards.  **If after registering for a course you find you are unable to attend, please let us know by replying to your confirmation e-mail.** It is common for our classes/privates to have a wait list and we would like to place eager students. Notify us by e-mail before the course begins in order to keep your class credit. Privates may be forfeited if a minimum of 2 days notice of cancelation is not provided. Classes are non-transferable once the series has begun. Vouchers will be redeemed. Thank you for your cooperation.


INSTRUCTORS

1st photo: Top left: Retro Swing Kid, Enda Tan (R),  Bottom left: Brenden Reid & Ayla,: 

Top right: Assistant Instructor: Laz Savic, winner of  Royal City Dust Up 2018 Jack & Jill 



6 Hour BEGINNER SWING Course


4 Saturdays Sept 15-Oct 6, 2018

6:45-7:45pm + 8:30-9pm 


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! I assume that you can only count to 2, walk and run a little. You will get lots of repetition! The steps I 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 the top 2 videos above. Each class closes with an Instructor Jam where all the students have an opportunity to dance with the instructor. Look terrific on the dance floor! Satisfaction guaranteed after your very first class in your course or the balance of your money cheerfully refunded!


COST: $40 or $75/couple or $10/TWU student

Cost includes the 9 to 11pm Swing Dance.

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Beginner Group Swing Lesson/ Private Course

COST:  $45 or Pay by Groupon voucher. 

Good for 1 or 2 persons. BOOK AHEAD. NO DROP-INS

Learn how to swing dance with a Crash Course! It includes a half hour Beginner Group Swing Class and a one hour Private Lesson with the Instructor. This Crash Beginner option is perfect for those with busy schedules. Please note students are requested to rotate in the group classes, however, you also have the option to not rotate.  MAY, JUNE & AUGUST Groupon Privates are in the South Surrey Swing Studio. 

Privates : Cost for 1 or 2 persons: $40/hour.
Take a Private Swing Dance Lesson before a wedding or a cruise! Book ahead. 
Saturday  privates are held at the Saturday dance in Robson Hall. Week Day Privates for couples/singles/Kids (kids pay by donation) are held in the South Surrey Swing Studio.

BOOK AHEAD. NO DROP-INS

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  6 Hour INTERMEDIATE SWING Course

4 Saturdays September 15 to October 6, 2018 

 7:30 to 8:30pm +  8:30-9pm

   

 INTERMEDIATE SWING-OMATIC: Learn how to dance Lindy Hop with combinations of 6 and 8 count triple patterns plus Charleston. A Beginner Swing Course is recommended before taking the Intermediate Course. 


COST/ 6 hour course: $40 or $75/2 or $10/TWU student

Cost includes the 9-11pm Swing Dance.

 


Triple Step Exercises:

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


FRANKIE MANNING VIDEOS


Single/Triple Lindy Hop
Take it Easy Swing Outs:

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

 Lindy Hop + Charleston in a Day:

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

SWITCHES

www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptONAE_oVdM&list=RD61_8N5bMf-U&index=7

 


                



CIRQUE DU SWING
PERFORMANCE COACHING

9:45 to 10:30PM (during the social dance)
Cost is included with payment for the social dance. 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 show up to the DJ SWING DANCE by 9:30pm to participate. 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. Individual creativity is encouraged. Dips and Tricks OK. Level 1 Beginner aerials OK only if done with with 2 trained spotters in an area on the dance floor reserved for performance aerial coaching. More advanced aerials require separate training from a paid professional. .

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

6 count triple delight

Single/Triple Lindy Hop