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.

Jan/Feb 2018 Beginner Class Series


Beginner Jazz  - January 2018   
Saturdays at 11:15am, 4-week series begins Jan 6th

No partner or dance experience required.

$30 per person for the series if you register online.
($40 at the door, space permitting)
Single class drop-ins are permitted in this series at $10 per class.

Registration is open. Click here for info.



Intro to Balboa - Jan/Feb 2018     
Tuesdays at 7pm, 6-week series begins Jan 9th

No partner or dance experience required.

$45 per person for the series if you register online.
($55 at the door, space permitting)
No single-class drop-ins without advance permission.

We only offer this special topic a few times a year, so don't miss out!

Registration is open. Click here for info.



Intro to Swing Dancing - Jan/Feb 2018  
Wednesdays at 7pm, 6-week series begins Jan 17th

No partner or dance experience required.

$45 per person for the series if you register online.
($55 at the door, space permitting)
No single-class drop-ins without advance permission.

Registration is open. Click here for info.




Intro to Swing Dancing - Jan/Feb 2018  
Mondays at 7pm, 6-week series begins Jan 22nd

No partner or dance experience required.

$45 per person for the series if you register online.
($55 at the door, space permitting)
No single-class drop-ins without advance permission.

Registration opening soon.





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 lesson or dance on Nov 23rd 


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