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.

Upcoming Beginner Class Units

                                                                     

Intro to Swing Dancing

Our most popular course! Learn the basics of vintage partnered dancing in this 6 week series.  No partner is required to register, as we rotate partners constantly throughout class to ensure everyone gets to dance.

Advance registration is strongly recommended as these do tend to fill up.



Intro to Swing Dancing: Lindy Hop                    Just Added
Wednesdays at 7pm, 6 week series starts March 25th

Learn an energetic style of swing dancing from Harlem's Savoy Ballroom.

$45 per student for the series if registered in advance
$55 per student if registered on the day of class (space permitting only)

Registration is open. Click here for class info & online registration




Beginner Jazz Dance

Just want to take a dance class for the joy of movement? Learn vintage jazz steps as seen in old Hollywood movies in this 4 week non-partnered series.

We are offering two Beginner & All-Levels Jazz Dance units in March:


All Levels Jazz Choreography 
Mondays at 6pm, 4 week series starts March 2nd

Learn a full length jazz routine. We'll break down all the steps for you!

No dance experience needed.

$25 per person for the series if registered in advance
$35 per person for the series if registered on the day of class
No drop-ins in this series after the 1st week.

Registration is open. Click here for class info & online registration.



Beginner Jazz Dance
Thursdays at 7pm, 4 week series starts March 5th

Learn basic jazz steps and how to connect them into short pieces of choreography each week.

No dance experience needed

$25 per person for the series if registered in advance
$35 per person for the series if registered on the day of class
$10 single class drop-in

Registration is open. Click here for class info & online registration









Looking to dip your toe into swing dancing right away? Try one of the Thursday night drop-in lessons at The Jazz Den dance or the drop-in lesson before the Saturday night dance socials at The Dance Space.



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