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



Special Event: Beginner Crash Course
Sat Oct 19th (Part 1) & Sunday Oct 20th (Part 2)
2pm - 4pm

Learn this energetic style of swing dancing that originiated in HArlem's Savoy Ballroom. This special two day workshop is held at the Ginter Recreation Center and is part of the larger Jammin on the James swing dance weekend. Your workshop registration includes admission to the Saturday night dance featuring Michael Gamble and the Rhythm Serenaders. 

$70 per person (online advance registration by 6pm on Oct 16th)
$90 per person at the door (space permitting only, online registration strongly suggested)

Click here for more information and a ticket link.
RVA Swing instructors will teach this workshop, but registration for this event is run independently by Jammin on the James



Intro to Swing Dancing: Lindy Hop
Mondays at 8:15pm, six week series begins November 4th

Learn this energetic style of swing dancing that originated in Harlem's Savoy Ballroom.
No partner or dance experience needed.

$45 per person if registered in advance
$55 per person if registered at the door (space permitting only, online registration encouraged)

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



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