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.
Register a Groupon: Registration required for all Groupon purchases. To register: email or call/text the Retro Swing Kid. Provide the 8 digit voucher bar code. The 8 digit Groupon Voucher Code is REQUIRED to process your registration for your Jump Joint Swing Groupon Deal. Without the Voucher Code your registration cannot be processed. Until the Voucher code is received you DO NOT have a spot in our classes/privates.
Our classes/privates often fill up quickly! To avoid disappointment simply email or text your 8 digit code. Once the voucher code is received your registration can be processed. Thanks for helping us serve you better.
Email: retroswingkid@gmail.com Call/Text 604 536 0195

SWING CALENDAR
Swing Dances/Swing Courses at Trinity in Langley: September to May
Swing Privates at South Surrey Swing Studio: September to August.   
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: 

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 deal - the 8 digit code on the voucher is REQUIRED to process your registration. Courses are progressive and no drop-ins allowed. If you are not satisfied after your first class, the balance of your payment will be cheerfully refunded. Drop-in is only available for the 8:30pm Drop-in Lesson. Course payment if not by Groupon is required on the 1st Saturday you start your course. 

Repeat a course for half price! Register in advance. Pay at your first class. 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 which is sent out two weeks before classes start. 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 

6:45-7:45pm + 8:30-9pm

 Course Dates: Sept 15-Oct 6, Oct 13-Nov 3, Nov 10-Dec 1, 2018 


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!


BOOK AHEAD. NO DROP-INS


COST: $39 or $69/couple or $10/TWU student

Cost includes the 9 to 11pm Swing Dance.

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Crash Beginner Swing Course

2 Hours Privates + 2 Hours Group Classes

4 Saturdays 8:30-9:30pm


 Course Dates: Sept 15-Oct 6, Oct 13-Nov 3, Nov 10-Dec 1, 2018 


Learn how to swing dance with a Crash Course! It includes 4 half hour Beginner Swing Group Lessons taken on a Saturday night and a 2 hour Private Lesson taken on a Sunday or Monday night in the South Surrey Swing Studio. This Crash Beginner option is only available in a 4 week course series. Please note: students are encouraged to rotate in the group classes. They also have the option to not rotate. 

BOOK AHEAD. NO DROP-INS


COST:  $58/person, $78/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 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. 

BOOK AHEAD. NO DROP-INS

Cost for 1 or 2 persons: $40/hour
Kids in a group pay by donation.
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  6 Hour INTERMEDIATE SWING Course

4 Saturdays 

 7:30 to 8:30pm +  8:30-9pm

   

Course Dates: Sept 15-Oct 6, Oct 13-Nov 3, Nov 10-Dec 1, 2018 


 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. 

BOOK AHEAD. NO DROP-INS


 COST: $39 or $69/2 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

 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 


                



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. 

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

6 count triple delight

Single/Triple Lindy Hop