Beginner Classes

New to swing dancing? Want to give it a try?  Here are our currently available offerings for brand new swing dancers. No partner or dance experience required for any of these classes! Online registration is strongly suggested, as studio space is limited.

August 2017 Class Series

Beginner Lindy Hop  
Tuesdays at 7pm, starting August 1st

4-week series

$30 per student when registered online

Registration is open. Class info & online registration.

Beginner 6-Count Swing  
Mondays at 7pm, starting August 7th

4-week series

$30 per student when registered online

Registration is open. Class info & online registration.

Special Saturday Beginner Crash Course

Saturday, Sept 2nd, 2017

Learn how to swing dance in this 4 hour afternoon course with our special guest instructors Joe & Kadie Pangburn.

BONUS: registration for this special event also includes admission to a swing dance with a live band!

Registration is open. Workshop info & online registration

Drop-in Beginner Lessons:

Can't commit to a month-long series or missed out on the start of a series?  Don't worry, we've got you covered!

Weekly Jazz Den Drop-in Beginner Lesson
Thursdays at 8pm 
(No Jazz Den on July 27th)

Each Thursday, the Jazz Den hosts a one hour beginner lesson before their dance.  Show up at 8pm to take this easy beginner class and learn some basic moves! No week-to-week commitment or online registration is needed for this drop-in lesson, but please arrive on time to participate.

No partner, experience, or online registration needed.
This one-hour intro-level class is provided as part of the Jazz Den's weekly social dance.

$5 per person at the door (includes the lesson and social dancing afterwards)

All classes take place at the RVA Swing dance studio, located at 6114C Lakeside Ave.