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Strictly Swing Classes

Strictly Swing offers both progressive and drop-in lessons in two different rooms on Thursday nights.

7:00-8:00pm - Progressive lessons = We'll build a solid foundation by slowly progressing on the material taught the week before. 
8:00-8:30pm - Drop-in Jitterbug lesson = A new beginner lesson each week in the NW Room for the new dancer or those who can't commit to a weekly class.
8:00-10:00pm - Swing Dance = Students practice what they learned, build muscle memory, and make new friends in the main Ballroom!

A DANCE PARTNER OR PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE ARE NOT NECESSARY    

Weekly Schedule:
7:00-8:00pm - Progressive Lessons
8:00-8:30pm - Drop-in Jitterbug Lesson  
8:00-10:00pm - Swing Dance

Location:
The Woman's Club of Spokane 

1428 W 9th Ave.  
Spokane, WA 99204 (map)

All Strictly Swing classes and dances are postponed until further notice due to a Health Officer order prohibiting gatherings of more than 50 people. 

We "hope" to resume on April 16th. 

Cost:

Progressive Lesson Series (7pm)

Purchase all four weeks for $35.00/advance, $40.00/door

Drop-in Rate: $15/door (or 2 punches on a punch card)

Includes: 7:00 lesson, weekly dance, and beginner jitterbug lesson for all four weeks!

Weekly Dance and/or Jitterbug Lesson (8pm)
$10.00/door (or 1 punch on a punch card)
Includes: 8:00 Jitterbug lesson and/or weekly dance. 
 

Punch Cards
$50.00 - Punch card

Each card has 10 punches valued at $5 each. 
Punch cards can be used towards progressive lessons, drop-in lessons, workshops, weekly dances, and special dances.

Lesson Descriptions:

Beginner Charleston: Begins March 12th
Charleston is the heartbeat of what eventually became Lindy Hop. 
It is incredibly versatile and useful for faster music. It is also an essential tool to add to your swing dance repertoire, because it is often danced in conjunction with Lindy Hop. In this series we will cover side-by-side, hand-to-hand, front-to-back, and tandem Charleston variations.

Level: BEGINNER. Prerequisites: None 

 

Intermediate Lindy HopBegins March 12th  
This class is for Lindy Hoppers who are ready to take their dancing up a notch. They already know how to swing out, get in and out of a lindy circle, can execute some turns, and know some fancy footwork. Now they're ready for more moves! More turns! More footwork! More patterns!
... and a few more surprises... 

Level: INTERMEDIATE. Prerequisites: Beginner Lindy Hop or confident knowledge of basic lindy hop patterns


Beginner Jitterbug/6-Count Lindy Hop: Every week at 8pm in the Northwest Room 

Drop-in Beginner Jitterbug/6-Count Lindy Lesson: At 8:00pm every Thursday, we offer a weekly 30 minute jitterbug lesson for beginners. The goal is to cover the basic footwork each week followed by new moves and variations. This taster class is perfect for the brand new dancer looking to test the waters or for experienced dancers wanting to have more Jitterbug/6-Count move variations. 
Level: BEGINNER. Prerequisites: None