Welcome Beginners


You can start your Swing dance journey today!

Beginners Lindy Hop Classes

A great place to begin your dance journey. Beginners classes covering all the basics, footwork & technique to get you dancing (includes access to Let's Lindy Hop instructional DVD) plus much more!

Members Area

Includes Beginners Lindy Hop, Solo Jazz & Charleston classes and over 200 Swing Notes packed full of tips and advice for your dancing journey

ABC of Vernacular Jazz

Online beginners guide to Jazz dance - Thursdays 7pm-7.30pm

Learn classic Jazz and 20s Charleston vocabulary.

Swing at Sway Online!

Music, dancing & chat every Monday night from 7.30pm live at Swing at Sway Online

Online Private Lessons

Fast Track To Learning - for weddings, parties or something fun to do at home. Online private lessons with Simon via Zoom.
Email Simon for details.

Instructional DVD

Want a longer, more detailed beginners class?  Let's Lindy Hop instructional DVD - to purchase as a DVD or download from the Lindy Hop Shop

Music to practice to

Lindy Hop: Nice and Easy (110-140bpm)

 

What is Swing dancing?

Swing dancing refers to dance styles that originated in America in the late 20s and developed in the 1930s and 1940s as Swing music became popular. Styles include Lindy Hop or Jitterbug, Jazz Roots, Charleston, Balboa, Shag, Blues, Big Apple, Shim Sham… Find out more