Learn How to Swing Dance Saturday Nights
Drop-In Intro Lesson 8 to 8:45pm
Learn a variety of fun easy swing dance basics every Saturday:)
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 8:45 to 10:45pm
PURPOSE: TO PRAISE HIS NAME IN DANCE,
STRIKE UP THE BAND AND MAKE GREAT MUSIC! PS 149:3
Pay with Debit/Credit. No cash accepted
TWU STUDENTS: $3
TWU FACULTY/STAFF/ ALUMNI: $5
BIRTHDAY JAM AT 9:30PM
Watch Pamela`s Famous Birthday Jam:
LEARN TO SWNG DANCE SATURDAY NIGHTS
Retro Swing Kid & friends 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! It`s easy to get started! A friendly welcome awaits you! Just walk right in to the TWU Gym Lobby to pay at the front desk. You will be welcomed up stairs to the Studio for the 8PM SWING DANCE which opens with a fun easy Drop-In Intro Lesson . Learn to dance swing for the very first time. After your lesson; dance yourself happy on a sprung wood dance floor to the swinging jazz music of the 30s and 40s. Or take a PROGRESSIVE series of LINDY SWING classes that start at 6:30pm and include the 8pm Swing Dance Lesson. General Public Welcome!
Progressive LINDY Swing Classes
PROGRESSIVE LINDY SWING CLASS SERIES
11-WEEK ABC CLASS SERIES: SEPT. 15 to NOV 24
7-WEEK BC CLASS SERIES: OCT 13 to NOV 3
3-WEEK C CLASS SERIES: NOV 10 to NOV 24
*The last chance to join a Progressive Class Series is the second Class.
LEARN 2 SWING STYLES, TRIPLE & SINGLE, EVERY SATURDAY
6:30 to 7:15pm: STYLE 1 - Beginner Triple Swing Class
7:15 to 8pm: STYLE 1 - Intermediate Triple Swing Class
8 to 8:45pm: STYLE 2 Beginner & Intermediate Single Swing Class
*Drop-In available for 6:30pm Beginner Triple Swing only on the first Saturday of the Beginner Swing Class Series.
REGISTRATION --To hold your spot in class:
1, Register for a series of classes with your full name, email and phone number. Everyone starts with the 6:30pm Triple Swing Class.
The 8 digit voucher code is required to register a Groupon Deal.
Groupon deals are only valid for the deal purchased.
2. Pay in advance on line or in person with debit/credit card on the 1st day of classes.
7-WEEK CLASS SERIES OCT 13-Nov 24
PAY BY CREDIT/DEBIT CARD, NO CASH ACCEPTED
$63.82 GENERAL PUBLIC,
$29.45 TWU Student, $49.09 Staff/Faculty/Alumni
Payment for a Progressive Swing Course includes the Social Swing Dance 8-10:45pm. Last chance to join this 7 week progressive course is Oct 20.
Drop-In for 6:30pm Triple Swing available only on the 1st Saturday of the Beginner Class Series.
*LINK TO PAY ON LINE:
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 ABC Lindy Swing Course
Learn how to swing dance with my Progressive Swing Beginner Class Series. 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! There is a short break between Class Style 1 & Class Style 2. Bring a drink and snack for your break or purchase from dispensers in the Gym Lobby.
BOOK AHEAD. NO DROP-INS EXCEPT FOR THE 1st CLASS IN THE SERIES
Rhythm City Intro to Swing Swivels
Rhythm City Intro to Swing 2 recap: all the 8-count moves.
Rhythm City Intro to Swing in 8-count recap: all the moves!
Lindy Hop + Charleston in a Day:
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.
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: All Privates 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!
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 email@example.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
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
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