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.


May 2019 Balboa Beyond the Basics & Lindy Hop Beyond the Basics with SwingColumbus

Join SwingColumbus for their May monthly lesson series! This 4-week lesson series is held THURSDAYS in May 2019:  2, 9, 16, 23. 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. 

Beyond the Basics Balboa: 6:45 – 7:45 PM

This 4 week progressive course continues exploring the fabulous swing dance of Balboa with Lisa and Eric. This is a fast-paced dance, danced in close proximity with a partner and emphasis on footwork rhythms and patterns.

No partner required! We are friendly social group and will rotate partners in class. 

This class series is designed for dancers who are familiar with the Balboa basic and come around. Talk to an organizer if you aren’t familiar with these movements but want to take the course. No partner is required in order to take this class.

Beyond the Basics Lindy Hop: 8:00 – 9:00 PM

This progressive course will take the basic moves from Lindy Hop and add some variations. This class series will give you some transitions and enable to link the swing-out to other moves within the Lindy Hop genre. SwingColumbus will prepare you to dance socially with swing dancers from Columbus and around the world. No partner required! We are friendly social group and will rotate partners in class.

This class series is designed for dancers who have taken at least 2 Lindy Hop series classes with SwingColumbus.

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

Class Location
First Unitarian Universalist Church
Clintonville 93 W Weisheimer Rd, Columbus, Ohio 43214

Free parking lot available.

Class General Public Friend / Senior Member Student / Ambassador Member
Balboa Series $50 $40 $20
Lindy Hop Series $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.

April 2019 Intro to Balboa & Beyond the Basics Lindy Hop with SwingColumbus

Join SwingColumbus for their April monthly lesson series! This 4-week lesson series is held THURSDAYS in April 2019:  4, 11, 18, and 25. 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. 

Introduction to Balboa: 6:45 – 7:45 PM

If you seek connect another way, dance to faster music, or expand your dance vocabulary, this is a prime opportunity!  Balboa in its pure form is an intrinsically simple dance, but as the dance evolved in the context of swing it became a vibrant combination of steps, turns, variations—widely known as Bal-Swing.  All forms of Balboa can be danced at a wide variety of tempos, and in combination with other dance styles.  Come to refresh your dance journey!

It is recommended you have some familiarity with dancing in time while connected with a partner, before taking this class, but all levels are welcome. This progressive series will prepare you to dance socially with swing dancers everywhere.  No partner required! We are friendly social group and will rotate partners in class.  

(Tip: Next month: more Balboa!  Break in your skills in preparation for All Balboa Weekend in Cleveland!)

 

 Beyond the Basics Lindy Hop: 8:00 – 9:00 PM

Whether you’ve been coming to the March lessons or have some prior dance experience, Beyond the Basics aims to provide valuable knowledge and encourage exploration beyond the class itself.  This 4-week series expands on the basic Lindy Hop fundamentals, while providing structure to facilitate “in the moment” reaction and expression with your partner.  This class series will prepare you to dance socially with swing dancers from Columbus and around the world.

This class series is designed for dancers who have taken Introduction to Lindy Hop or have a good basic understanding of the rhythms and mechanics of the dance.  No partner required! We are friendly social group and will rotate partners in class.

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

Class Location
First Unitarian Universalist Church
Clintonville 93 W Weisheimer Rd, Columbus, Ohio 43214

Free parking lot available.

Class General Public Friend / Senior Member Student / Ambassador Member
Charleston Basics $50 $40 $20
Intro to 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.