October Dances. Upcoming Workshops and Lessons.

Coming up next Friday, October 26, we’re hosting our Swing Dance at OSU

Friday Dance at OSU

Join us for our Swing Dance at OSU October 26th in the Women’s Building.

Schedule

  • 7:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 8 – 9 p.m.: Beginner 6-count swing lesson
  • 9 – 11 p.m.: Dancing to music DJed by Lindsey Almarode, John Schlender, and Dakota Trufant

We’ll be at the Women’s Building, our campus venue, and cover for the evening is $5.

Lindy 2: Intermediate Lindy Hop

This 4 week lesson series will pick up where Lindy 1 left off, adding fun variations of the swing-out. It will run on Mondays, November 5 – 26, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. This series will be $35 in advance or $40 at the door.

For more information, visit our course catalog

Fall Swing Dance Workshops

Join us for our Fall Swing Dance Workshops on Saturday, November 17 at Odd Fellows. There will be lessons for all levels of dancers.

Schedule

  • 12:15 p.m.: Doors open/Warm up at Odd Fellows Hall
  • 12:30 – 2 p.m.: Beyond Beginner Lindy with Rachel and Rod
  • 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.: Solo Jazz Musicality with Rachel (All levels)
  • 3:30 – 5 p.m.: Intermediate Lindy with Rachel and Rod
  • 3:30 – 5 p.m.: Beginning Lindy with Denise Steele and Tiana Tom
  • 7 – 8 p.m.: Drop-in beginner swing lesson from Denise Steele and Tiana Tom
  • 8 – 10:30 p.m.: Downtown Swing Dance and live music from the Cherry Blossom Orchestra

We’ll be at the Odd Fellows our downtown venue. Registration is currently live. Early Bird Registration lasts until October 17th and is $35. Pre-registration is $40, registration at the door is $45. Registration includes all workshops and entrace to the dance which will feature live music from the Cherry Blossom Orchestra. Resgister here.

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  • Want to get involved? Email us and we’ll let you know how you can help. πŸ™‚

Swing Dance in Independence, Style Your Swing, First Dance of Fall Term.

We will be hosting a Swing Dance at Maxine’s Ballroom in Independence Sunday, September 16th, from 7 to 10 p.m.

Swing Dance in Independence

Join us Sunday, September 16th, at the beautiful Maxine’s Ballroom for our final summer dance.

Schedule

  • 6:20 p.m.: Carpool from Corvallis
  • 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.: Beginner Lesson
  • 8:00 – 10:00 p.m.: Dancing to Music from Corvallis Swing DJs

There will be a carpool leaving from downtown Corvallis in the parking lot by the Skate Park. Maximum Capacity for this event is 49 people. Cover for this event is $5.

Style Your Swing

Style Your Swing is still going strong for the last few weeks of summer! All weeks of Style Your Swing feature a drop in/beginner lesson as well as an intermediate lesson. Lessons are on Mondays and start at 7:30 p.m.. After the lesson there is guided practice time with DJed music to dance to. There’s something for everyone so come by and check it out! Coming Up we’ll have lessons on Charleston, 6-count, and 8-count swing.

For more information visit: corvallisswing.com/style-your-swing

First Friday Swing Dance at OSU

Join us for our OSU Swing Dance this Friday, September 28th at OSU.

Schedule

  • 7:45 p.m.: Doors Open
  • 8 – 9 p.m.: Beginner Lesson
  • 9 – 11 p.m.: Dancing to DJed Music

We’ll be at the OSU Women’s Building, and cover for the evening is $5.

Want to help make this event a success? Contact us here to get involved.

Lindy 1

Looking to expand your dance skills? Join us Mondays, October 1st – 29th, at Odd Fellows for our 5 week Lindy 1 series to learn the basics of Lindy Hop and get comfortable using it on the social dance floor. This class will focus on basic 8-count footwork, promenade, swing-out, Lindy circle, and turns. Pre-registration is open at cost $40 for the whole 5 week series. Registration at the door will be $50. Each week will have an hour of instruction time beginning at 7:30 p.m. followed by a half hour practice session with DJed music.

For more information and to register visit: corvallisswing.com/lindy-1/

Upcoming events

Other notes

  • We have volunteer opportunities at every dance and in between. Contact us if you’d like to help out. πŸ™‚

Swing Family Picnic, Style Your Swing Continues.

We’ve got our Swing Family Picnic coming up Thursday August 16th at Starker Arts Park!

Swing Family Picnic

Join us for an fun evening of food, live music, dancing, games, and socializing at our annual picnic at Starker Arts Park!

Schedule

  • 6:30 – 10:00 p.m.: Picnic
  • 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.: Live music from Swangle

We’ll be joined by local band Swangle so make sure you don’t miss this picnic. The picnic is a potluck. Bringing food is encouraged but not required! This event is free.

Style Your Swing

Style Your Swing is still going strong and we’ve got plenty of classes left for dancers of all levels! All weeks of Style Your Swing feature a drop in/beginner lesson as well as an intermediate lesson. Lessons are on Mondays and start at 7:30 p.m.. After the lesson there is guided practice time with DJed music to dance to. There’s something for everyone so come by and check it out! Coming Up we’ll have lessons on 6-count swing, collegiate shag, the Shim Sham, and many more.

For more information visit: corvallisswing.com/style-your-swing

Upcoming events

Other notes

  • We have volunteer opportunities at every dance and in between. Contact us if you’d like to help out. πŸ™‚

Summer Events and Style Your Swing

We’ve got our first Summer Dance coming up this Thursday July 12th at The Arts Center Plaza!

Free Swing Dance in the Park

Join us for our Swing Dance in the Park this Thursday, July 12 at The Arts Center Plaza.

Schedule

  • 7:00 – 7:30 p.m.: Beginner 6-count swing lesson with Chuck and Becca
  • 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.: Dancing to music DJed by Becca, Tiana, and Dakota

We’ll be at the The Arts Center Plaza. This event is free for all!

Style Your Swing

Style Your Swing is still going strong and we’ve got plenty of classes left for dancers of all levels! All weeks of Style Your Swing feature a drop in/beginner lesson as well as an intermediate lesson. Lessons are on Mondays and start at 7:30 p.m.. After the lesson there is guided practice time with DJed music to dance to. There’s something for everyone so come by and check it out!

For more information visit: corvallisswing.com/style-your-swing

Upcoming events

Other notes

  • We have volunteer opportunities at every dance and in between. Contact us if you’d like to help out. πŸ™‚

Dance Saturday. Upcoming Lessons and Dances.

We’ve got a dance coming up this Saturday, June 9th, at our Odd Fellows Location

Dance on Saturday

Join us for our June Downtown Swing Dance this Saturday, June 9 at Odd Fellows.

Schedule

  • 6:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 7 – 8 p.m.: Beginner swing lesson with Lisa and Dakota
  • 8 – 11 p.m.: Dancing to music DJed by Tristan, Tiana, and Dakota

We’ll be at the Odd Fellows our downtown venue, and cover for the evening is $7-10.

Style Your Swing

Join us as we bring back one of our favorite events from last year! Mondays, starting at 7:30 PM, we will be having 45 minute lesson followed by 45 minutes of guided practice with music to dance to. There will be beginner drop in lesson and intermediate lesson going on each week so be sure stop in! Style Your Swing will run until September 24 every week. Each class will be $5 at the door, or register for a season pass for $65! The season pass gives you access to all 19 weeks and a 30% price break.

For more information and to register, visit: corvallisswing.com/style-your-swing

Upcoming events

Other notes

  • We have volunteer opportunities at every dance and in between. Contact us if you’d like to help out. πŸ™‚

Dance Saturday. Upcoming Lessons and Dances.

We’ve got a dance coming up this Saturday, May 5th, at our Odd Fellows Location

Dance on Saturday

Join us for our May Downtown Swing Dance this Saturday, May 5 at Odd Fellows.

Schedule

  • 6:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 7 – 8 p.m.: Beginner swing lesson with Tiana and Chuck
  • 8 – 11 p.m.: Dancing to music DJed by Zach, Laurel, and Annie

We’ll be at the Odd Fellows our downtown venue, and cover for the evening is $7-10.

Style Your Swing

Join us as we bring back one of our favorite events from last year! Monday’s starting May 7 at 7:30 PM, we will be having 45 minute lesson followed by 45 minutes of guided practice with music to dance to. There will be beginner drop in lesson and intermediate lesson going on each week so be sure stop in! Style Your Swing will run until September 24 every week, with the exception of Memorial Day. Each class will be $5 at the door, or register for a season pass for $65! The season pass gives you access to all 19 weeks and a 30% price break.

For more information and to register, visit: corvallisswing.com/style-your-swing

Lindy 1: Introduction to Lindy Hop

This 6 week lesson series will run as part of Style Your Swing and cover the basics of 8-count swing and lindy hop, including the swing out, lindy circle, and other fun moves to use on the dance floor. This series will be $30 up front or $5 per class. This is also covered by the season pass for Style Your Swing!

For more information, visit: corvallisswing.com/lindy-1

Friday Dance at OSU

Join us for our Swing Dance at OSU May 18 in the Women’s Building.

Schedule

  • 7:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 8 – 9 p.m.: Beginner swing lesson with Becca and Lisa
  • 9 – 11 p.m.: Dancing to music DJed by Laurel, Tiana, and Lindsey

We’ll be at the Women’s Building, our campus venue, and cover for the evening is $5.

Upcoming events

Other notes

  • We have volunteer opportunities at every dance and in between. Contact us if you’d like to help out. πŸ™‚

Dance Friday. Upcoming Dances and Lessons.

Join us this Friday, April 13 for our dance in the OSU Women’s Building!

Dance on Friday

Join us for our OSU Swing Dance this Friday, April 13 at OSU.

Schedule

  • 7:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 8 – 9 p.m.: Beginner 6-count swing lesson with Mark and Miriam
  • 9 – 11 p.m.: Dancing to DJed Music

We’ll be at the OSU Women’s Building, and cover for the evening is $5.

Want to help make this event a success? Contact us here to get involved.

Coast to Coast Swing Dance

Corvallis Swing Dance Society is partnering up with West Coast Swing Club to host a dance on Friday, April 27 at OSU. There will be lessons by both groups, and music for both dances.

Schedule

  • 7:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 8 – 9 p.m.: Beginner Charleston and West Coast Swing lessons
  • 9 – 11 p.m.: Dancing to DJed Music for both styles

We’ll be at the OSU Women’s Building, and cover for the evening is $5.

Upcoming events

Other notes

  • We have volunteer opportunities at every dance and in between. Contact us if you’d like to help out. πŸ™‚
  • Stop by our next dance to pick up our term cards so you don’t miss out on any of our dances!

Dance Saturday. Upcoming Classes & Dances.

We’ve got a dance coming up this Saturday, February 24th at our downtown location

Dance on Saturday

Join us for our Downtown Swing Dance this Saturday, February 24th at Odd Fellows.

Schedule

  • 6:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 7 – 8 p.m.: Beginner swing lesson with Zach and Dane
  • 8 – 11 p.m.: Dancing to music DJed by Lindsey, Becca, and Laurel

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

Lindy 2: Intermediate Lindy Hop

In our upcoming lesson series, we’ll teach you how to expand on the basics of our favorite dance, Lindy hop. This 4-week class will pick up where Lindy 1 left off, with more challenging moves and variations of the swing out. Join us on Thursdays, starting February 22 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Odd Fellows Hall.

For more information and advanced registration, visit: corvallisswing.com/lindy-2

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Dance Friday. Anniversary & classes upcoming.

We’re excited to be back with more dancing and classes in 2018. This month marks the 8th anniversary of the Corvallis Swing Dance Society. We are grateful to everyone in the community for supporting us over the years. Thank you!

Dance on Friday

Join us for our first dance of 2018 this Friday, January 12 at OSU.

Schedule

  • 7:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 8 – 9 p.m.: Beginner swing lesson with Tiana and Tristan
  • 9 – 11 p.m.: Dancing to music DJed by Becca, Tiana, and Lindsey

We’ll be at the OSU Women’s Building, and cover for the evening is $5.

Lindy 1: Introduction to Lindy Hop

In our premier lesson series, we’ll teach you the basics of our favorite dance, Lindy hop. This 5-week class will cover 8-count footwork, promenade, swing-out, Lindy circle, and turns. Join us on Thursdays, starting January 18 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Odd Fellows Hall.

For more information and advanced registration, visit: corvallisswing.com/lindy-1

8th Anniversary Celebration

Come celebrate with us, whether it’s your first time, you’re a regular attendee, or you’ve been away for a while. You’re invited to our free anniversary swing dance on Saturday, January 27.

Corvallis Swing co-founder, Phil Manijak, is returning to teach and DJ. Joining him in the DJ booth, is friend of the scene and DJ extraordinaire, Kristin Buxton of Eugene.

We’ll be at our favorite venue in town, Odd Fellows Hall, from 7 to 11 p.m.

Upcoming events

Other notes

  • We have volunteer opportunities at every dance and in between. Contact us if you’d like to help out. πŸ™‚

Dance Saturday. Winter classes and dances.

Our final dance of 2017 is happening this Saturday, December 16 at our downtown venue.

It’s a local affair this month, with teachers and DJs from the Corvallis community.

Saturday Schedule

  • 6:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 7 – 8 p.m.: Beginner swing lesson with Zeke and Becca
  • 8 – 11 p.m.: Dancing to music DJed by Mark, Becca, and Dakota

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

Winter 2018 dance schedule

  • Friday dances at OSU: 1/12, 2/9 and 3/9
  • Saturday dances at Odd Fellows: 1/27, 2/24 and 3/17

Upcoming Classes

This winter we’re offering the following classes.

Swing 1: Beginning 6-count Swing & Charleston

Our beginner drop-in classes start from the basics and cover a new set of moves each time. The aim is to get you comfortably moving and having fun on the dance floor.

This class is offered before every dance (see schedule above).

Lindy 1: Introduction to Lindy Hop

Starting Thursday, January 18, we’re offering a 5-week Lindy hop lesson series. The class will cover basic 8-count footwork, promenade, swing-out, Lindy circle, and turns.

For more information and advanced registration, visit: corvallisswing.com/lindy-1

Lindy 2: Intermediate Lindy Hop

Starting Thursday, February 22, join us for a 4-week series that will continue where Lindy 1 left off, with fun variations on the swing-out.

Lindy 1 or instructor approval is required to take this class.

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