Dance Saturday. April Classes.

Join us this Saturday, March 7 for our final dance of the winter season.

This month we’ll be celebrating Lindy hop’s roots with a focus on the African American dancers and musicians that innovated the dance in the 1930s.

Our guest DJ is Nick Davis of Track Town Swing, who has DJed at prestigious events such as Herräng (Sweden), Camp Jitterbug (Seattle), Lindy Bout (Vancouver, BC), and more.

Downtown Swing Dance

  • 6:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.: Beginner Lindy hop lesson with Bailey Keefe and Lindsey Almarode
  • 8:00 – 10:30 p.m.: Dancing to swing music DJed by Nick Davis

We’ll be at the Odd Fellows Hall, and cover for the evening is $7-10, sliding scale.

Photo credit: Philip Manijak, Corvallis Swing Weekend.

April Lesson Series

We’re teaching two lesson series on Mondays, April 6 – 27 at Odd Fellows Hall.

Charleston 1: Beginner Charleston: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

This 4-week lesson series will cover basic partner Charleston footwork, turns, kick-through, hand-to-hand, and airplane Charleston.

Lindy 2: Intermediate Lindy Hop: 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.

This 4-week series will continue where Lindy 1 left off, with fun variations on the swing-out, integration of 6-count patterns and tips on technique.

Cost for one series is $35 in advance or $40 at the door.

For more information and to register, visit: corvallisswing.com/lessons/

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Other notes

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