Fall Swing Dance Workshops – November 17

Beginning and intermediate Lindy hop and solo jazz workshops.

Get ready for a day of dancing, learning, and fun with instructors from Portland and the Willamette Valley. Saturday’s dance will feature live music from the Cherry Blossom Orchestra of Portland.

Our instructor line-up includes: Rachael Ries and Rod Young (Portland) and Denise Steele (Oregon).

For beginning, intermediate, and advanced dancers.

Workshop Schedule

Saturday, November 17

    • 12:15 p.m.: Doors open/ Warm-up at Odd Fellows Hall
    • 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.: Beyond Beginning Lindy with Rachael & Rod
    • 2:15 – 3:15 p.m.: Solo Jazz (All levels) with Rachael
    • 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.: Intermediate Lindy with Rachael & Rod
    • 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.: Beginning Lindy with Denise Steele
    • 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.: Drop-in beginner swing lesson with Denise Steele
    • 8:00 – 10:30 p.m.: Downtown Swing Dance with live music from the Cherry Blossom Orchestra


Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW 2nd St.


All-access pass

An all-access pass includes all workshops and admission to the evening dance. Early bird registration and pricing will be available soon.

A la carte

Want to take just one or two lessons? Ok! You can pay at the workshop. All lessons are $10-15 a la carte. Admission for Saturday’s live music dance is $12-15, sliding scale.

Workshop Level Descriptions

Beginner: No prerequisites.
Beyond beginner/Intermediate: You should be able to do a swing-out in Lindy hop.
All levels: No prerequisites. The content is geared toward multiple skill levels.