SwingColumbus offers 4-week lesson series for everyone! The first lesson at the beginning of the month is drop-in. Pay the tuition remainder to take the entire course.

Special topics workshops are sprinkled throughout the year. Pricing for these workshops vary.


July 2018 Learn a New Swing Dance! 4 Crash Courses with SwingColumbus

It’s July! Welcome to that time of the year where SwingColumbus hosts their series of 2-hour crash courses so you can pick up a new dance in one evening!

Date Topic Admission
July 5  8-Count Lindy Hop Movements Arrive at each class with cash or check to swingColumbus, Inc

$20 General Public
$10 SwingColumbus Friend membership
$10 Student/Senior SwingColumbus membership
$10 SwingColumbus Ambassador membership

July 12 6-Count Lindy Hop Movements
July 19  Charleston Foundations
July 26 St. Louis Shag Foundations

Classes are held at the First Unitarian Universalist Church in Clintonville 93 W Weisheimer Rd, Columbus, Ohio 43214

 

July 5 // 8-Count Lindy Hop Movements

Photo by Siriomi Joy Photography

We will be teaching a Crash Course for Lindy Hop. So come see what this vintage swing dance is all about. Kari and Shannon will give you the basics. You will learn some footwork and patterns to get you out on the dance floor and having fun. Whether you have taken a Lindy Hop class in the past and need to practice those skills, or have never tried it, this class will provide the foundations. It’s a reason this dance has survived since the swing era– come find out for yourself. No partner required! We are friendly social group and will rotate partners in class.

July 12 // 6-Count Lindy Hop Movements

Photo by Siriomi Joy Photography

6 Count Swing is often used together with 8 count Lindy Hop so that we can dance with more “swingy” syncopations. Come learn some 6 ct. swing to into your Lindy Hop. Or if you have not danced with us before, this is a great class to start. No partner required! We are friendly social group and will rotate partners in class.

July 19 // Charleston Foundations

Photo by Siriomi Joy Photography

Dan and Gail will give you a quick introduction into the basics and technique of Charleston. You will learn the basic footwork pattern for the dance that swept the nation in the 1920’s, and ushered in the Jazz Age. Come find your inner Flapper and get out on the dance floor and cut a rug! No partner required! We are a friendly social group and will rotate partners in class.

July 26// St. Louis Shag Foundations

Photo by Siriomi Joy Photography

St. Louis Shag is an energetic swing dance that came out of St. Louis in the 1930s and evolved from Charleston. No partner required! We are a friendly social group and will rotate partners in class.

June 2018 Intro to Lindy Hop & Beyond Basics Lindy Hop with SwingColumbus
Photo by Siriomi Joy Photography

Join SwingColumbus for their June monthly lesson series! These 4-week lesson series are held THURSDAYS in June 2018: June 7, 14, 21, 28.

No partner required! We will rotate during the lesson so everyone can practice.

SwingColumbus strongly encourages their students to attend all lessons, as there will be no make-up classes or refunds for classes missed.

You must attend the first class to join the entire series.
Classes located at the First Universalist Unitarian Church – 93 W Weisheimer Rd, Columbus, Ohio 43214

Intro to Lindy Hop Series: 6:45 – 7:45 PM (Facebook event link)

Learn Lindy Hop from the beginning. No experience required! This class series is designed for dancers who have taken less than 4 Lindy Hop classes or have never taken a class with SwingColumbus. No partner is required in order to take this class.

This is a social dancing class.

Beyond Basics Lindy Hop Series: 8:00 – 9:00 PM (Facebook event link)

Continue your journey to becoming a comfortable lindy hopper! In this series SwingColumbus instructors will show how you can mix swing patterns seamlessly, while adding new turns and variations to add to your dance tool belt. There will be “new” topics covered in this series!

This class is designated “Beyond Basics”, meaning it is geared to dancers who are looking to move beyond our entry-level beginner classes. Individuals should already be familiar with 8 Count & 6 Count footwork, as well as mechanics of the Swing Out. This class series is designed for dancers who have taken more than 5 social Lindy Hop classes with SwingColumbus or elsewhere. No partner is required in order to take this class.

This is a social dancing class.

SwingColumbus strongly encourages their students to attend all four lessons, as there will be no make-up classes or refunds for classes missed.

Classes located at the First Universalist Unitarian Church – 93 W Weisheimer Rd, Columbus, Ohio 43214

Free parking in the large lot behind the building.

Class General Public Friend / Senior Member Student / Ambassador Member
Intro to Lindy Hop $50 $40 $20
Intermediate Lindy Hop $50 $40 $20
Unsure this class is for you?
Drop in for the first class of the month and pay the rest once you join the entire lesson series
$15 each $15 each $15 each

Cash or Check only at the registration desk.

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Monthly Lesson Registration

You pay a drop-in rate for the first class of each month. If you decide one class is enough, there is no pressure to take the rest of the series. But if you love the class and want to continue, you pay the remaining cost for the rest of the series at the end of the first class!

Registration Protocol

  1. Only the first lesson in the monthly series may be taken as a drop-in lesson.
  2. Student and member discounts do not apply to the drop-in lesson.
  3. Anyone continuing the full lesson series after the drop-in lesson must pay the remaining tuition at the end of the class.
    1. Payments will not be accepted after the first week.
    2. Students who have not paid will be turned away.
    3. Administrators are not present to accept payment after the first week.
    4. Instructors do not accept payments.
  4. Anyone taking the full lesson series must take the first class of the month.
  5. No one is permitted to join the full lesson series after the first week.
  6. No discounts will be offered for missing classes.
  7. If choosing to take the full lesson series, students must pay the full tuition.
  8. Cash or checks made out to SwingColumbus are accepted as payment. We cannot accept debit/credit cards at this time.