Swing at Sway


SwingdanceUK & the Sway Collective present

Swing at Sway Mondays

Join the friendliest club in town!
For Lindy Hoppers, Jitterbugs & Jivers who love to dance, or those who just want to relax, have a drink, a bite to eat and enjoy the atmosphere with killer tunes from our top DJs

Swing at Sway is going ONLINE!

Greetings to all Swing at Sway Stompers!

In the interest of public health, we have decided to close Swing at Sway until further notice – But we have an option for all of you who want to join in and keep the community spirit alive!!

Whilst the priority is to keep everyone safe, we believe it is important to try maintain as much of our normal lives as possible, for (physical and mental) health and morale! You can now join Swing at Sway online every Monday, connect with like-minded people for a few hours, learn to dance and get some exercise as well!

Join in Swing at Sway from the comfort of your home: we are broadcasting from our home studio in Ruislip via YouTube so no software installation is required - just an internet connection! Join us HERE at the normal opening time, 7.30pm, and we will lead a short solo jazz warm-up or stroll (just roll up the rug in your living room, put on your dance shoes and follow us!). Following this, we will give you time to go through either a mini prerecorded beginners or intermediate dance class whilst we play some tunes. Come back at 8pm for an interactive Q&A “Swing Doctor” session on any topic you like related to Swing dancing, be it dance tips, history or other, that we will reply to live. This will be interspersed with DJing the best Swing and R&B tunes (you can boogie in your kitchen like nobody is watching!) – we will take requests so you can ask for your favourite earworm!

See our first Swing at Sway online here: https://youtu.be/ui4O6meY9lM

Simon, Anna & the Sway collective

What people said about Swing at Sway Online

“Thank you so much for Swing At Sway online - we had a lovely time getting partially dolled-up at home to practice - looking forward to next week's livecast!” Shelley Snyder

"An even better edition than last week!" Emily Hops

"This is amazing, I am stuck isolating on my own..." Wiesia Kuczaj

"Thanks for brightening up my evening, been dancing round the kitchen. ❤ X" Tracey Short

​"Hello will miss the Tuesday at the Curzon Beaconsfield, this is a great idea for you both to do, dancing in our kitchen. well done looking forward to following you." Gerry and Roger Bryenton

​"Peggy here thanks for cheering us up so much in spite of lockdown!" Jeremy Sutton

"This is so good!!! Thanks for this!" Emily Hops

"​That dance was wonderful Thank you both so much. A great evening and looking forward to many more" Susie Weisz

"​Thank you both soooooo much!!! xoxoxox" Jeremy Sutton

​"I thought this was lovely, I enjoyed your dancing and the stories!" Emily Hops

"Beautiful. Didn't realise could dance to a much slower track. You've cheered us up tonight (Wendy & Amanda). See you next week. Enjoying learning about the music!"

"​Thank you two!!" Aviv Or

7.30pm Beginners & Intermediate Lindy Hop classes (Classes run in parallel)

Beginners Lindy Hop No experience necessary, Each week learn three new basic steps. 10 week cycle start any week.
Intermediate Lindy Hop Min 10 weeks of beginners Lindy (although some of you may want to do 2 or 3 cycles to really get to grips with the fundamentals) Challenging new routines, technique and exercises to bring out the best dancer in you.

8.30pm Social Dancing - Eat, drink, chat and above all dance! Great music from the 30s, 40s & 50s.  All welcome!

Teachers: Simon & Anna Selmon plus Sway Collective
Resident DJ Simon 'Mr Kicks' Selmon & Guests (see timetable below for full details)

Where?
Sway Club (Cocktail Bar) - a chic New York styled bar & lounge, 61-65 Great Queen Street, WC2B 5BZ
Tubes: Holborn & Covent Garden Map

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Sway Collective

Simon Selmon
Anna Lambrechts
Holly France
Loretta Manson
Onel Brooks
Niall Oates
Nina Daines

Timetable

DATE BEGINNERS  INTERMEDIATE DJS
16/03/2020 - week 1 of new cycle Simon Niall & Anna Simon & Niall
23/03/2020 Loretta & Onel Simon & Anna Simon & Loretta
30/03/2020 Holly Simon & Anna Simon & Holly
06/04/2020 Niall Simon & Anna Simon & Niall
13/04/2020 Nina Simon Simon & Loretta
20/04/2020 Niall Simon & Anna Simon & Niall
27/04/2020 Simon & Anna Loretta & Onel Simon & Holly
04/05/2020 Holly Simon & Anna Simon & Loretta
11/05/2020 Simon Holly & Anna Simon & Holly
18/05/2020 Nina Simon Simon & Niall

Teachers & DJs subject to change

What People Say

Well done gang for getting Monday nights swinging again !!
Nick Zienau