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Beginning
6 Count

The basic rhythm of the 6 county lindy hop is, Rock Step, Triple Step, Triple Step. Many of the turns in lindy hop are 6 count such as tuck turns, inside turns etc. This is a must take beginners class to survive on the social dance floor.

6 count lindy is similar to east coast swing in rhythm and shapes but unlike ECS it is characterized by slotted traveling passes and turns as well as swivels and counter balance.

Beginning
8 Count
Lindy hop swing outs are 8 count patterns. Swing outs are the "basic" of the lindy hop.
Beginning
Absolute Beginning Swing Dancing Series (The Lindy Hop)

We specialize in 2 left feet...Learn the basic Jitterbug/East Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, and Charleston patterns. Learn to swing out!

This class is part of our longest running and most popular Sunday swing series.

Beginning
Beg 20s Charleston
Learn the origin of the charleston in this fun partner dance!
Beginning
Beg 20s Charleston Series

Learn the basics of the dance that started all of the craze of Swing dancing.  This partner dance is lots of fun and can be a great energy saver!

Beginning
Beg 6 Count Lindy Hop
We will break it down to the very basics of this fun and energetic dance. No experience or partner necessary!
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Tue, Jun 27 - 7:00p With: Natalia Eristavi
Fri, Jun 30 - 7:45p With: Chris Do
Fri, Jul 7 - 7:00p With: Chris Do
Fri, Jul 7 - 7:45p With: Chris Do
Fri, Jul 14 - 7:45p With: Chris Do
Beginning
Beg 6 Count Lindy Hop Series
Discover the very basics of this fun and energetic dance. You'll learn basic footwork that will be essential for all your future swing dancing endeavors. This is the perfect place to start for beginners.
Beginning
Beg 8 Count Lindy Hop
In this class you will learn the basics of 8 Count Lindy Hop and be taught moves such as the Swing Out, the Lindy Circle, and outside and inside turns within those basics.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Fri, Jun 30 - 7:00p With: Chris Do
Tue, Jul 11 - 7:45p With: James Bianco
Beginning
Beg 8 Count Lindy Series

Want to know the fundamental moves of Lindy Hop?  This class will teach you the iconic basics including a swingout and circle and different variations on these moves.  

In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Tue, Jul 11 - 6:15p With: James Bianco
Beginning
Beg Bal Swing Series
Beginning
Beg Balboa
A closed position dance that was founded on Balboa Island. Come learn the basic and a few moves to get you out on the dance floor.
Beginning
Beg Balboa and Shag Series

Early Balboa and Collegiate Shag in the same Series!

Beginning
Beg Balboa Series

Learn the essentials to becoming a great Balboa and Bal Swing dancer.

As early as 1915, Southern Californians have been dancing their very own form of swing known as the Balboa. Originating in the Balboa Peninsula of Orange County, this dance incorporates intricate footwork with smooth body movements, creating a fast paced glide most enjoyed by the couple dancing the steps.

The Balboa gained worldwide popularity throughout the 30's and 40's, and is still danced today anywhere swing dancing is appreciated.

The series we are now offering at ATOMIC Ballroom Covers the basic hold, an introduction to lead and follow, the shuffling basic, transition, loly kicks, come around and toss out and repetition to music.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Tue, Jun 27 - 6:15p With: Jeremy Otth
Sun, Jul 2 - 6:15p With: Melissa Shahin
Sun, Jul 9 - 6:15p With: Melissa Shahin
Tue, Jul 11 - 6:15p With: Jeremy Otth
Sun, Jul 16 - 6:15p With: Melissa Shahin
Beginning
Beg Carolina Shag
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Fri, Jul 7 - 6:15p With: Natalia Eristavi
Fri, Jul 14 - 6:15p With: Natalia Eristavi
Beginning
Beg Charleston
An 8 count dance that is high energy and involves lots of kicks. Little to no experience necessary.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Tue, Jul 11 - 7:00p With: Natalia Eristavi
Fri, Jul 14 - 7:00p With: Chris Do
Beginning
Beg Charleston Series

Learn the basics of the this fun and energetic dance.  It involves a lot of kicks and is typically done to faster music.  This series will build each week and give you new material to be able to add to your dancing each night.

In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Tue, Jun 27 - 6:15p With: James Bianco
Beginning
Beg Collegiate Shag
Learn the basics of this fun and wacky dance. This high energy dance will get your legs moving and ready to dance the night away!
Beginning
Beg Collegiate Shag Series
Beginning
Beg Collegiate Shag Series: Shagadelic
Learn the dance, history, vintage moves and elegance of the shag which swept over the nation during the 1930s.
Beginning
Beg East Coast Swing
Known by names such as "The Jitterbug" and "American Swing," east coast swing evolved from the lindy hop, one of the most wildly popular social dances in American history. It was so popular amongst beginners and professional dancers that it was standardized by ballroom dancers for social dance and competition! This class is an overview of the posture and frame, basic steps and underarm turns that you'll use to dance to a song such as Glenn Miller's "In the Mood". Try this class for a taste of America's favorite dance!
Beginning
Beg East Coast Swing Series

Beg East Coast Swing Series

Beginning
Beg Jerry's Favorites
Ever wondered what Jerry Jordan's favorite moves are? Here's your chance to learn some basics and some fun moves that will have you dancing in no time.
Beginning
Beg Lindy Hop

New to swing dancing? Want to know what to do after that intro to swing class? Take this class to work on your basic lindy hop. For each week in the month of July, we'll be giving you the building blocks to get you moving. If you make it each week, we'll review the basics and teach you some different moves to give you a great basic vocabulary without the commitment of a series. 

In between the classes, there will be a 15 minute Mini Dance where those that took the Beginning Lindy Hop class could practice the moves they just learned and those that are just making it for the Lindy Hop Stripped class can stretch their legs so they can hit the ground running. This is a chance to meet your classmates, practice without the stress of it being a crowded evening dance, and dance to songs where the beat is easy to find.  

Beginning
Beg Lindy Hop Combos- 6 & 8 Count
Learn the difference between 6 & 8 Count Lindy and start transitioning between the two of them.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Tue, Jun 27 - 7:45p With: James Bianco
Beginning
Beg Lindy Hop Combos- 6 & 8 Count Series
Learn the difference between 6 & 8 Count Lindy and start transitioning between the two of them.
Beginning
Beg Lindy Hop Series
Beginning
Beg Lindy Hop Series: Bridging the Gap
Come for this monthly series of great classes and you'll be sure to take that next step in your Lindy Hop that you've been missing.
Beginning
Beg Partner Charleston
Before swing dancing there was charleston. Take a step further back in time and learn the roots of lindy hop. This rare class is a must take for anybody serious about swing dancing. Charleston gives you the ability to dance fast.
Beginning
Beg Secret Swing Moves
Your mission: Learn some basic moves that you don't see on a day to day basis. This message will self destruct in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1....
Beginning
Beg Shag
Beginning
Beg Solo Charleston
Ever wondered what to do when you can't find anyone to dance with? Learn some basic moves that you can do on your own until you find your next dance partner.
Beginning
Beg Swing
You can know a little about lindy hop or none at all. These classes rotate through all the different lindy hop related dances; 6 count and 8 count lindy, Charleston, Balboa, and Shag. Exact topic will be posted three weeks before class.
Beginning
Beg Swing Charleston (Side by Side) Series
Beginning
Beg Swing Dancing Series
This beginner level month long series will emphasize proper footwork and lead/follow technique. This is a class for you beginners that want to jump-start your dancing! At the end of the month you will feel comfortable dancing at a variety of tempos and will learn 6 count basics, 8 count basics and Charleston!
Beginning
Beg Swing Series
This series will introduce you to the basics of: 6 & 8 Count Lindy Hop as wells as Swing Charleston. Each week will focus on the fundamentals of one of these genres and builds a routine that teaches you how to transition between all three genres comfortably and confidently!
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Sun, Jul 2 - 2:30p With: Natalia Eristavi
Sun, Jul 9 - 2:30p With: Natalia Eristavi
Sun, Jul 16 - 2:30p With: Natalia Eristavi
Beginning
Beg Tandem Charleston
Learn the basics of this popular 1940s Charleston style where the girl is in front of the guy.
Beginning
Beg Tandem Charleston Series
Shadow / Tandem Charleston is an essential part of your lindy hop vocabulary. It's a kicking dance based on mirrored patterns where the girl is in front of the guy. Don't miss this rare class.
Beginning
Beg WCS: Basic Side Passes
The Basic Side Passes will teach you the basic 6 count sides passes of West Coast Swing. No partner necessary and absolute beginners welcome. Class material cycles every 4 weeks but you can drop-in any week.
Beginning
Beg WCS: Basic Whips
The Basic Whips will teach you the basic 8 count Whips of West Coast Swing. No partner necessary and absolute beginners welcome. Class material cycles every 4 weeks but you can drop-in any week.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Thu, Jul 6 - 7:00p With: Ben Morris
Beginning
Beg WCS: Starting the Dance
Starting the Dance will teach you how to start the dance along with a couple of basic West Coast Swing moves to use. No partner necessary and absolute beginners welcome. Class material cycles every 4 weeks but you can drop-in any week.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Thu, Jun 29 - 7:00p With: Ben Morris
Beginning
Beg WCS: Using Compression
Using Compression will teach you how to use compression and apply it in some basic West Coast Swing moves. No partner necessary and absolute beginners welcome. Class material cycles every 4 weeks but you can drop-in any week.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Thu, Jul 13 - 7:00p With: Ben Morris
Beginning
Beg West Coast Swing
This class is an overview of basic frame and posture, and moves such as starter steps, side passes, and underarm turns you'll use to dance to a song such as Wilson Pickett's "Mustang Sally". Try this class if you want to learn a smooth dance to classic Motown hits or modern hip-hop and R&B!
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Mon, Jul 3 - 7:45p With: Ryan Crutcher
Mon, Jul 10 - 7:45p With: Ryan Crutcher
Beginning
Beg West Coast Swing Series
This series is an overview of basic frame and posture, and moves such as starter steps, side passes, and underarm turns you will use to dance to many of your favorite songs! Try this class if you want to learn a smooth dance to groove to classic Motown hits, modern hip-hop, R&B and more!
Beginning
Beg Zouk
Beginning
Blues Fundamentals

We'll be reviewing several of the core fundamentals of blues including grounding, pulse, connection, and weight shifting.

Beginning
Intro to Collegiate Shag Workshop (1 1/2 hour)

Learn the basics of this fun and wacky dance.  Jeremy & Laura will teach you the fundamentals of this classic dance and give you the tools to take this to the social floor.  This high energy dance will get your legs moving and ready to dance the night away! Don't miss out on this awesome and rare opportunity!

Beginning
Intro to Swing
This is step one! The easiest way to jump into swing dancing.
Beginning
Intro to Swing
This is a awesome class that will teach you the beginning steps of Swing dancing. Come get your feet wet so you can have some fun on the dance floor! Bring your friends!
Beginning
Kickin' Charleston for Beginners Series

Charleston is one of the earliest forms of swing dancing. Throughout this class we will focus on teaching you different styles of Charleston including; 20s Partner Charleston, 40s Side by Side Charleston, and Tandem Charleston. We will aslo focus on how to transition between the different styles and how to get back into Lindy Hop. 

Beginning
move and groove
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Sat, Jul 1 - 12:00p
Sat, Jul 8 - 12:00p
Sat, Jul 15 - 12:00p
Beginning
Swing Charleston
Charleston kicks the way swing dancers do it! Learn the basic, pendulum, kick ups, kick-throughs, and some breaks.
Beginning
Yes this really is a Beginning Shag Series

Everyone talks about Shag, but you rarely can find a class on it. Wel, here's your chance to learn this high energy and under appreciated style of swing dancing. Get ready to move your feet as you learn the basics of this fun dance. Taught by the 2010 North American Shag Champions Will and Jenny, you will be focusing on how to make this dance integrate with the rest of your swing dancing. 

Beg Int
Beg Int 20s Charleston Series

Want to learn the dance that was the precursor to Lindy Hop?  This class will teach you the basics of this energetic dance and give you the moves to dance all night long. 

Beg Int
Beg Int 6 Count Lindy Hop
Have you learned the basic patterns in 6 Count Lindy Hop but not sure that you're ready for more complicated patterns and variations? Use this class to solidify your basics and maybe learn a cool move or two.
Beg Int
Beg Int 8 Count Lindy Hop
Do the words "rock step, triple step, walk walk, triple step" mean anything to you? If so, this class will help refine the basics of this classic swing dance.
Beg Int
Beg Int Balboa
If you have taken some Balboa classes recently but don't feel quite ready for an intermediate class, or if you think you are an intermediate Balboa dancer but need to refine your basics, this class is for you! This class will move at a faster pace than a regular Beginner class so prepare to be challenged!
Beg Int
Beg Int Balboa Series
Have you taken some Balboa classes recently but don't feel quite ready for an intermediate class? Or are you an intermediate Balboa dancer but need to refine your basics? Then this class is the perfect option for both levels of dancers! This class will be a progressive class that will lead you through different techniques and styles. Prepared to be challenged as these classes will move at a faster pace than a regular Beginning class.
Beg Int
Beg Int Charleston
After learning the absolute basics of Charleston, take this class to expand your knowledge base and help cross over from a beginning to an intermediate Charleston dancer.
Beg Int
Beg Int Collegiate Shag
Once you have the basics of the Collegiate Shag down, use this class to add to your vocabulary and more complex patterns to make your dancing Shagadelic!
Beg Int
Beg Int Collegiate Shag Series
Beg Int
Beg Int Fancy Footwork Series
Learn all the secrets to making your feet fast and fancy!
Beg Int
Beg Int Lindy Hop Combos 6 & 8 Count

Beg Int Lindy Combos- 6 & 8 Count

Beg Int
Beg Int Lindy Hop Combos- 6 & 8 Count
Beg Int
Beg Int Swing
You should know your swing dancing basics and be ready to learn some more complex moves and technique. These classes rotate through all the different lindy hop related dances; 6 count and 8 count lindy, Charleston, Balboa, and Shag. Exact topic will be posted three weeks before class.
Beg Int
Beg Int Tandem Charleston Series
Beg Int
Beg Int West Coast Swing
Have you taken some basic West Coast Swing classes but are not quite ready to make the jump up to Intermediate? Or are you an Intermediate dancer wanting to brush up on your basics? Then this is the perfect class! Go over the basic footwork as well as learn different moves such as side passes, sugar pushes, and whips.
Beg Int
BegInt West Coast Swing
Beg Int
West Coast Swing Workshop: Basics and Beyond
West Coast Swing Workshop: Basics and Beyond. This class is $24 or 2 punches because its 1.5 hours.
Intermediate
ATOMIC Pre Team Series

During this focused and intense series, you will:

  • - get a taste of what it is like to be on a performance dance team
  • - learn two classic jazz routines, the California Routine and Stops
  • - develop great lead and follow technique
  • - work on choreography for your own, brief couple’s spotlight
Intermediate
Int + West Coast Swing Choreography
West Coast Swing Choreography/Routine Group - Calling all dancers at an Intermediate level who would like to grow there dancing by learning a routine! You need to know all of your Basic 6 and 8 count patterns as well as Inside and Outside Turns. From first time routine dancers to others with routine experience, learning a routine is one of the best ways to improve your dancing! You will have a couch using technique and repetition to improve your control and knowledge. Our goal is to perform this routine at Atomic after 3 to 4 months! We ask that you try to be as consistent in attendance as possible. **must have instructor approval**
Intermediate
Int 20s Charleston

Feel comfortable with your 20s Charleston basics?  Take this class to add more move combinations, extra turns and how to make your Charleston rock.

Intermediate
Int 20s Charleston Series

Once you have the fundamental movements of 20s Charleston, take this class to learn more variations, complex patterns and fun stuff!

Intermediate
Int 6 Count Lindy Hop
Do you have the basics down of the 6 Count Lindy Hop? Then this class will help add moves to your repertoire and show you new forms of technique to bring your dancing to a higher level.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Tue, Jun 27 - 7:45p With: Natalia Eristavi
Fri, Jul 7 - 7:00p With: Jofflyn Valencia
Fri, Jul 14 - 7:45p With: James Bianco
Intermediate
Int 6 Count Lindy Hop Series

Once you have the basics of this fundamental portion of Swing dancing, this class will help expand your horizons in 6 Count Lindy and give you a better understanding of movement, momentum and flow.

In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Tue, Jun 27 - 7:00p With: Jeremy Otth
Intermediate
Int 8 Count Lindy Hop
Have the basics of 8 Count Lindy Hop solid? This class will teach you the different variations of those moves and better technique and patterns to help improve your dancing on the social dance floor.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Fri, Jun 30 - 7:00p With: Jofflyn Valencia
Fri, Jul 7 - 7:45p With: James Bianco
Intermediate
Int 8 Count Lindy Hop Series

Have the basics of your 8 count moves down like your Swingouts, Circle, and variations on these moves?  Take this class to gain a larger vocabulary and a better understanding of this classic dance.

Intermediate
Int Adv 20s Charleston
Once you have the basics of this fun dance, learn more moves and patterns that will have you dancing the charleston all night long!
Intermediate
Int Balboa
You should be comfortable with your basic and a few basic moves. This class will add on to your knowledge and give you some helpful technique.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Tue, Jun 27 - 7:00p With: Irina Amzashvili
Tue, Jul 11 - 7:00p With: Irina Amzashvili
Intermediate
Int Balboa and Shag Series

Int Balboa and Shag Series

Intermediate
Int Balboa Series
After you feel comfortable with the basics of Balboa and Bal-Swing, this class will help expand those basics into more complex patterns, turns and variations.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Sun, Jul 2 - 7:00p With: Melissa Shahin
Sun, Jul 9 - 7:00p With: Melissa Shahin
Sun, Jul 16 - 7:00p With: Melissa Shahin
Intermediate
Int BalSwing Series
Intermediate
Int CA Routine and Stops Series
The California and Stops routines are classic Lindy Hop performance pieces that every swing dancer should take the time to learn. We'll teach them to you with a special emphasis on lead and follow technique that will having you dancing it comfortably to mid tempo music. Check out this vintage clip called Spirit Moves! CA Routine starts around 2:10
Intermediate
Int CA Routine and Stops Series (Part II)
The California and Stops routines are classic Lindy Hop performance pieces that every swing dancer should take the time to learn. We'll teach them to you with a special emphasis on lead and follow technique that will having you dancing it comfortably to mid tempo music. Check out this vintage clip called Spirit Moves! CA Routine starts around 2:10
Intermediate
Int Charleston
Learn more intricate patterns and better entrances and exits to this fun and energetic dance.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Tue, Jul 11 - 7:45p With: Natalia Eristavi
Fri, Jul 14 - 7:00p With: Jofflyn Valencia
Intermediate
Int Charleston Series

Ever wanted a little taster of some of the different styles of Charleston?  Well, here's your opportunity.  We're going to take you through Side by Side Charleston, 20s Partner Charleston, Shadow Charleston and how to transition seamlessly from Lindy Hop to Charleston.  Plus, there'll be some awesome moves in the mix.

In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Tue, Jul 11 - 7:00p With: Jeremy Otth
Intermediate
Int Collegiate Shag

Collegiate Shag

Intermediate
Int Collegiate Shag Workshop (1 1/2 hour)

Now that you have the basics down of this fun dance, learn some more complex patterns and fancy footwork to add to your repertoire.  Don't miss out on this awesome opportunity!

Intermediate
Int East Coast Swing
Lindy hop was built from different rhythms of stepping referred to as "6-count" and "8-count". Intermediate dancers should know how to move in between these whenever they like in order to express themselves and play with the music. This class is a more detailed look at techniques such as swivels, and moves such as sugarpushes, whips, and wraps. Try this class and learn to swing out!
Intermediate
Int East Coast Swing Series
Intermediate
Int Flow and Momentum Series

Everyone with a super-power needs to learn how to control it. This class will help you create dances that flow beautifully and teach you how to use momentum to make your dancing fun and exciting!

Intermediate
Int Footwork and Styling Series
Now that you have the basic footwork and patterns for Lindy Hop, learn all of the fun variations and crazy styling that makes this dance what it is.
Intermediate
Int Lindy Hop
Intermediate
Int Lindy Hop Combos 6 & 8 Count

Once you have the basics of your 6 and 8 count lindy hop, take this class to add more variations, technique and style to your swing dancing and how to combine them with ease and finesse.

In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Fri, Jun 30 - 7:45p With: James Bianco
Intermediate
Int Lindy Hop Combos- 6 & 8 Count
Something all Lindy Hoppers know is how to transition between 6 & 8 count moves. In this class you will take what you already know about transitions and throw in some new techniques and fun moves.
Intermediate
Int Lindy Hop Combos: 6 & 8 Count Series
Something all Lindy Hoppers know is how to transition between 6 & 8 count moves. Dance with us through this series class and learn how to build on top of what you already know about transitions and add in a bit of extra style and some sweet new moves. Progressive classes are some of the best ways to quickly learn and build a foundation for your dancing.
Intermediate
Int Lindy Hop Series
Intermediate
Int Lindy Hop Series (A)

Make the transition from beginner to Lindy Hopper. Learn all the essential moves that every lindy hopper must know. Plus, we now teach 'move of the week' to help build your improvisational social dance skills. (Pre-Req. Tuck Turn, Inside Turn, Swing Out, Charleston )

Series (A)

  • Song: 'A smooth one' by Charlie Christian
  • Move 1: Tuck Turn
  • Move 2: Inside Turn to Swivels
  • Move 3: Swivels till end of phrase
  • Move 4: Swing Out
  • Move 5: Circle
  • Fresh content to keep it fresh!

Intermediate
Int Lindy Hop Series (B)

Make the transition from beginner to Lindy Hopper. Learn all the essential moves that every lindy hopper must know. Plus, we now teach 'move of the week' to help build your improvisational social dance skills. (Pre-Req. Tuck Turn, Inside Turn, Swing Out, Charleston )

Series (B)

  • Move 1: Intro tucks walk
  • Move 2: Tuck walk reverse with outside turn
  • Move 3: Inside turn to swivel prep
  • Move 3: Swing Out
  • Move 4: Circle
  • Fresh content to keep it fresh!

Intermediate
Int Lindy Hop Series (C)

Make the transition from beginner to Lindy Hopper. Learn all the essential moves that every lindy hopper must know. Plus, we now teach 'move of the week' to help build your improvisational social dance skills. (Pre-Req. Tuck Turn, Inside Turn, Swing Out, Charleston )

Series (C)

  • Move 1: Swing Out from Closed
  • Move 2: 8 Count Circle
  • Move 3: Tuck turn
  • Move 3: Surprise Move
  • Move 4: Surprise Move
  • Fresh content to keep it fresh!

Intermediate
Int Lindy Hop Series (D)

Make the transition from beginner to Lindy Hopper. Learn all the essential moves that every lindy hopper must know. Plus, we now teach 'move of the week' to help build your improvisational social dance skills. (Pre-Req. Tuck Turn, Inside Turn, Swing Out, Charleston )

Series (D)

  • Song: Mr. Five by Five
  • Move 1: Starter step with rotation
  • Move 2: Tuck turn no hand
  • Move 3: What's up turn with right hand
  • Move 3: Swing Out
  • Move 4: Circle
  • Fresh content to keep it fresh!

Intermediate
Int Lindy Hop Series: Building the Swing Out
There are many ways to do a swing out. I'll show you my way of doing a swing out and why I do it. Not only that, I'll show you where it came from by showing you some Charleston techniques as well! This is a Swing Intensive Series that will focus on the ins and outs of doing an effective swing out and then working to add flare to it.
Intermediate
Int Lindy Hop Series: Signature Moves You Need to Know
Intermediate
Int Lindy Hop Series: Spins and Turns
Intermediate
Int Rhythm and Style Series

Level up in this class and learn a new super-power: How to add Rhythm and Style to your dance. Rhythm is the heart and soul of swing, and in this class you will learn how to create inspiring rhythms that will add syncopation and spice to your dancing!

Intermediate
Int Shag Series
Intermediate
Int Shim Sham Tap Series

Tap shoes not required. This will be a soft shoe class. 

Intermediate
Int Slow Drag Series
Intermediate
Int Solo Charleston
Now that you have the fundamentals down of what to do when you don't have a partner, here are more moves to expand your vocabulary and rhythmic variations to keep you on your toes!
Intermediate
Int Swing
You should be comfortable with your basic lindy hop steps. These classes rotate through all the different lindy hop related dances; 6 count and 8 count lindy, Charleston, Balboa, and Shag. Exact topic will be posted three weeks before class.
Intermediate
Int Swing Series
This intermediate level series will teach you a brief routine that will expand your swing basics (6 & 8 Count Lindy Hop and Charleston) into more complex moves. There will be an emphasis on connection and lead and follow technique.
Intermediate
Int Swing Series: Mixing It Up
Learn concepts that will help you blend your 6 and 8 count swing dancing on the social floor. Along the way, we'll build a routine that helps reinforce what you learn.
Intermediate
Int Swing: Social Dancing Secrets
Intermediate
Int Tandem Charleston
Add on to the classic dance where the girl is in front of the guy. Learn variations and different patterns to be able to move onto the dance floor.
Intermediate
Int Tandem Charleston Series

Think you know your Tandem Charleston basics?  Take this class to discover some awesome moves and variations that will have you doing the Charleston all night.  Each week the series will review and add on.

Intermediate
Int Vintage Swing Moves
Learn the moves that Frankie Manning, Dean Collins, and Al & Leon are famous for!
Intermediate
Int WCS: Styling, Technique and Theory
Styling, Technique, and Theory will help take your dancing to the next level with more than just moves. No partner necessary but you should already be comfortable dancing the basics before taking this class. Class topics cycle every 4 weeks, but the material is constantly changing. You can drop-in any week.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Thu, Jul 13 - 7:45p With: Ben Morris
Intermediate
Int WCS: Turning Tune Up
Turns & Rolls will take you beyond basic passes and start adding in turns. No partner necessary but you should already be comfortable dancing the basics before taking this class. Class topics cycle every 4 weeks, but the material is constantly changing. You can drop-in any week.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Thu, Jul 6 - 7:45p With: Ben Morris
Intermediate
Int WCS: Whip Variations and Extended Patterns
Whip Variations & Extended Patterns will teach you to lead and follow more intricate and interesting moves. No partner necessary but you should already be comfortable dancing the basics before taking this class. Class topics cycle every 4 weeks, but the material is constantly changing. You can drop-in any week.
Intermediate
Int WCS: Working with Closed Position
Transitions Between Open & Closed Position will show you new ways to go from Closed to Open position and back. No partner necessary but you should already be comfortable dancing the basics before taking this class. Class topics cycle every 4 weeks, but the material is constantly changing. You can drop-in any week.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Thu, Jun 29 - 7:45p With: Ben Morris
Intermediate
Int West Coast Swing
Smooth as ice is an understatement in west coast swing. This class is a more detailed look at techniques such as coaster and anchor steps, and moves such as sugarpushes, whips, and wraps. Try this class to learn to smooth out your west coast swing even more!
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Mon, Jul 3 - 8:30p With: Ryan Crutcher
Mon, Jul 10 - 8:30p With: Ryan Crutcher
Intermediate
Int West Coast Swing Mixer

Learn from a variety of guest teachers who will help you mingle, learn some new moves and get out on the dance floor before the big dance.

Intermediate
Int Zouk
Intermediate
Intermediate Lindy Hop Series (B)
Intermediate
Intermediate Swing Dancing (Free with dance!)
Already know some Swing? Come enjoy this class and get some fresh moves that you can use on the dance floor! Bring your friends! This class is FREE when you pay just $8 for the dance admission.
Intermediate
Lindy Hop Stripped

You know the moves but can't seem to execute them on the floor. This class will strip down the movements you just learned or already know to their pure form and give you the tools to take your dancing to the next level. There will be fun exercises and challenges to help you step up your game. This class is an in depth look at the dance but we will try to fit in a move or two for those "move hounds." Show up fifteen minutes early for our mini dance so you are warmed up and ready to go. 

Intermediate
Pre-Team Swing Series

During this focused and intense series, you will:

- Get a taste of what it is like to be on a performance dance team

- Learn two classic jazz routines, the California Routine and Stops

- Develop gret lead and follow technique

- Work on choreography for your own, brief couple's spotlight. 

On the last day of the series, you will be given an opportunity to audition for the ATOMIC Swing Team! The date of this audition is Saturday, November 5, 2011. The audition will consist of knowing the California Routine and Stops. No partner is necessary to participate in the series. We will help you find a partner for the audition if you do not have one!

Intermediate
Private Group Class
Intermediate
Tricks for Intermediate Lindy Hoppers

Ever watched a competition or seen more advanced dancers and saw something that made you say, "how did they do that?!?" Here's your chance to learn some of those complicated tricks and combinations that will bring a new spice to your dancing. There won't be aerials involved, so come one, come all to fancify your dancing!

Int Adv
Collegiate Shag Intensive
Int Adv
Int Adv Balboa
Learn more complex patterns, syncopations and technique in this vintage swing dance style created in the 1930s. This will include adding more variety to your basics, adding turns for leads and follows and giving you the stamina to dance faster.
Int Adv
Int Adv 6 Count Lindy Hop
Once you have a solid foundation in 6 Count Lindy Hop and feel comfortable with the footwork, timing and technique that goes along with it, this is the class for you.
Int Adv
Int Adv 8 Count Lindy Hop
Once you have a solid foundation in 8 Count Lindy Hop and feel comfortable with the footwork, timing and technique that goes along with it, this is the class for you.
Int Adv
Int Adv Balboa Series
Int Adv
Int Adv Balboa Series: Musicality
Have you mastered the basics in Balboa and looking for a way to spice up your basics? This class is a great way to figure out new variations to this footwork oriented dance.
Int Adv
Int Adv Balboa: Musicality
Advanced concepts and connection to making your dances more musical, inspirational and fun!
Int Adv
Int Adv Charleston
You should be very comfortable with the side by side basic and know the different types of Charleston.
Int Adv
Int Adv Collegiate Shag
Once you have the fundamentals of this fun and energetic dance, use this class to sharpen your skills, give you harder combinations and challenge your mind.
Int Adv
Int Adv Cool Turns And Variations
You will learn interesting spins and turns, cool moves and combinations. Open to intermediate and advanced levels.
Int Adv
Int Adv Jill and Jack Series
Leading for Follows and Following for Leads! Go undercover and learn how to understand the other side of the dance in order to take your dancing to the next level!
Int Adv
Int Adv Lead and Follow Styling Series

Want to find out how the super-heroes get their style and how to create your own? Come and delve into the world of self expression!

Int Adv
Int Adv Lindy Hop Combos- 6 & 8 Count
Once you have the foundation solid of both 6 Count Lindy Hop and 8 Count Lindy Hop and how to transition between the two, use this class to give you more moves and better technique to make the transition smoother.
Int Adv
Int Adv Lindy Hop Series: Footwork and Styling

Now that you have the basic footwork and patterns for Lindy Hop, learn all of the fun variations and crazy styling that makes this dance what it is.  Remember: "Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes." - Peter Drucker

Int Adv
Int Adv Performance Class

In this exciting class you will be learning a fun routine that you will have the option to perform at one of our evening dances! Join us!

Int Adv
Int Adv Secret Swing Moves
Your mission: bring your swing dancing to a new level. At the end of the class, you will feel mission accomplished. This message will self destruct in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1....
Int Adv
Int Adv Shag
Int Adv
Int Adv Social Tricks
These tricks are leadable on the dance floor and a great addition to your arsenal of “what the ...??!??!” Open to intermediate and advanced levels.
Int Adv
Int Adv Solo Charleston
Whip your dancing into shape as we work on more than just the basics of Solo Charleston. Be prepare.
Int Adv
Int Adv Swing
You should feel comfortable and be able to transition between all the different lindy hop related dances. These classes route through all the different lindy hop related dances; 6 count and 8 count lindy, Charleston, Balboa, and Shag. Exact topic will be posted three weeks before class.
Int Adv
Int Adv Swingout Focus Series

The swing out is a general name for a complex variety of moves.  Explore the timing, angles, connection, and look of your swing out in this focused 6 week series.

Int Adv
Int Adv Tandem Charleston
Int Adv
Int Adv WCS: Ladies' Styling
This class is a fun way to learn awesome ladies' styling.
Int Adv
Int Adv West Coast Swing
You should already be comfortable with your basics and social dancing before taking this class. Our instructors will take your dancing to the next level with improved technique, connection and movement, plus new syncopations, styling, and patterns.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Thu, Jun 29 - 7:00p With: Demetre Souliotes
Mon, Jul 3 - 9:15p With: Demetre Souliotes
Thu, Jul 6 - 7:00pTara Trafzer
Mon, Jul 10 - 9:15p With: Demetre Souliotes
Thu, Jul 13 - 7:00pTara Trafzer
Int Adv
Int Adv West Coast Swing Series

Take your West Coast Swing dancing to a whole new level.  Learn some complicated moves and technique that will get your head wrapped up in dancing.

Int Adv
Int/Adv Lindy Hop TLC

Ever wanted to get the attention you'd get during a private lesson for your Lindy Hop or Charleston, but at a group class rate? Come prepared with an idea of an aspect of your dancing you'd like to work on. One of our teachers will rotate among the class to give each one of you a focused mini-private. No partner required. Max 5 couples allowed.

Int Adv
IntAdv Balboa Extravaganza
Int Adv
IntAdv Intensive Swing Dancing Class

See who's coming and RSVP at the Facebook event here!

ATOMIC Ballroom Irvine

Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 7:15 PM

$25 or 3 punches from your Punch Card.

Everyone wants to improve their dancing, but many of us think that getting better means getting more moves. The truth is, "It Tain't Whatcha Do, It's The Way Thatcha Do It!" Dancers improve when they can match their joy and love of their dancing with better skills. After all, all your moves are only as good as the technique behind them!

Peter Flahiff is a world-renowned, long-time Swing dance instructor who counts many of the world's leading dancers and instructors as his past students. Come and spend and hour-and-a-half with him as he leads a Technique Intensive Master Class. He brings nearly two decades of constant social dance and teaching experience, as well as a reputation for being one of the most enjoyable and comfortable social dancers anywhere.

This class will focus on momentum and movement ideas and techniques to make your dancing not just smoother and better, but actually EASIER for you and anyone you dance with!

Int Adv
IntAdv Killer Boogie Series
Int Adv
IntAdv Lindy Hop Series

Feeling great about your swing outs, tuck turns, swivels?  Now, let's work to prepare you for faster tempos and to develop your style. 

In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Sun, Jul 2 - 4:00p With: Natalia Eristavi
Sun, Jul 9 - 4:00p With: Natalia Eristavi
Sun, Jul 16 - 4:00p With: Natalia Eristavi
Int Adv
Test
Advanced
Adv 20s Charleston
Touch, step, touch, step... or is it? Learn complicated patterns of moves in this precursor to a lot of the swing dances we know and love today.
Advanced
Adv 20s Charleston Series

Think you got what it takes to keep up?  This class will push the speed and technique of your 20s Partner Charleston to a whole new level.  Get ready to step it up!

Advanced
Adv 20s Charleston Series

Adv 20s Charleston Series

Advanced
Adv 6 Count Lindy Hop
Learn advanced patterns and footwork variations to this foundational dance. Must be very confident in the Intermediate classes in order to participate.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Fri, Jul 7 - 7:00p With: James Bianco
Fri, Jul 14 - 7:45p With: Jofflyn Valencia
Advanced
Adv 6 Count Lindy Hop Series

If you think that 6 count is just a foundational dance, just wait to take this class!  You're brain will definitely be hurting by the end of the series.

Advanced
Adv 8 Count Lindy Hop
In this class you will learn complicated patterns and different ways to think about your Lindy Hop.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Fri, Jun 30 - 7:00p With: James Bianco
Fri, Jul 7 - 7:45p With: Jofflyn Valencia
Advanced
Adv 8 Count Lindy Hop Series

Think you've mastered your 8 count moves???  This class will challenge your ideas and concepts of what Lindy Hop is and how it's done.

Advanced
Adv Balboa
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Tue, Jun 27 - 7:45p With: Jeremy Otth
Tue, Jul 11 - 7:45p With: Jeremy Otth
Advanced
Adv Balboa Series

Think you know Balboa? Just wait till you take this intense Balboa Series. This will definately take your Balboa to the next level.

In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Sun, Jul 2 - 7:45p With: Melissa Shahin
Sun, Jul 9 - 7:45p With: Melissa Shahin
Sun, Jul 16 - 7:45p With: Melissa Shahin
Advanced
Adv BalSwing Series
Advanced
Adv Charleston
Are you ready to bring your Charleston to a whole new level? Then come to this class and be prepared for some complex patterns and some crazy ideas to incorporate into your dancing. This class will be challenging but also lots of fun!
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Fri, Jul 14 - 7:00p With: James Bianco
Advanced
Adv Charleston Series

Take this class to bring your Charleston to a whole new level!  Be prepared for some complex patterns with crazy ideas to get you dancing.

Advanced
Adv Collegiate Shag
Think you have mastered Shag dancing? Think again. This class will challenge you by making you dance faster, with difficult rhythms and give you the background of how this dance started.
Advanced
Adv East Coast Swing
The best east coast swing dancers know how to take moves and combinations and dress them up with technique and style. Ready to learn the trickiest east coast swing moves? This class is a more detailed look at techniques such as timing and syncopation, and moves such as pretzels, shoulder spins, and kick breaks. Try this class if you plan to showcase, compete, or just want to take your social dancing to the highest level!
Advanced
Adv Jofflyn and Amber's Favorites
Ever wondered what makes Jofflyn and Amber tick as dancers? Here's your chance to delve into their brain some and get some awesome swing moves.
Advanced
Adv Lindy Hop Combos- 6 & 8 Count
Think you got what it takes to transition between 6 & 8 Count Lindy Hop fluidly? Think again. This class will give you the tools that will make you rethink what you already know about combining these two dances.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Fri, Jun 30 - 7:45p With: Jofflyn Valencia
Advanced
Adv Lindy Hop Combos: 6 & 8 Count Series
In this series be prepared to take your technique to a higher level and experience moves you may not know. You should be confident in the Intermediate classes and be ready to work hard.
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Tue, Jun 27 - 7:45p With: Jofflyn Valencia
Tue, Jul 11 - 7:45p With: Jofflyn Valencia
Advanced
Adv Lindy Hop Concepts

Rewire your way of thinking about Lindy Hop.  This class will flip the dance upside down and give you a new viewpoint on the dance.  Be prepared to get worked!

Advanced
Adv Lindy Hop Concepts Series
Rewire your way of thinking about Lindy Hop. This class will flip the dance upside down and give you a new viewpoint on the dance. Be prepared to get worked!
Advanced
Adv Lindy Hop Connection Workshop (1 1/2 hour)

Feel like your dancing has become stagnant and looking for new ways to spice up your dancing?  This hour and a half intensive will whip your connection in to shape by teaching you about the different types of connection and how to use them out on the dance floor to change up your dancing.  Don't miss out on this awesome opportunity!

Advanced
Adv Lindy Hop Series
Advanced
Adv Lindy Tech and Beyond
Advanced
Adv Shag Series
Advanced
Adv Solo Charleston
Learn some Solo Charleston moves that will make your brain hurt and kick your butt!
Advanced
Adv Swing
This class will go over helpful technique and moves to make you stand out on the dance floor. These classes rotate through all the different lindy hop related dances; 6 count and 8 count lindy, Charleston, Balboa, and Shag. Exact topic will be posted three weeks before class.
Advanced
Adv Swing: Social Dancing Secrets
Ever wonder why some people look like they are a part of the music whilst they're dancing? Learn some tools to make your dancing not only fit the music better but have moves flow well together. This class will be a challenging class so you must feel comfortable dancing at all tempos with clean basics and understanding of how music and dancing correlate.
Advanced
Adv Tandem Charleston
Learn complicated patterns in Tandem Charleston that will make your brain hurt.
Advanced
Adv Tandem Charleston Series

In this class you will learn lots of super fun and challenging Tandem Charleston moves. Get ready to sweat!

Advanced
Adv West Coast Swing
***Prior Permission Required to Join. Must have at least one Novice/Master WCSDC point or higher to take this class, or approval from Ben, Demetre, Ryan, Tara, Malia, and Samantha.*** This class is designed for those who have years of experience and are wanting to take their dancing to the next level. West coast swing has very tricky moves at its highest level, and all of them allow you to do what you really want, which is move right in sync with the music. This class is a more detailed look at techniques such as musicality, and moves such as split sides and overturned passes. Try this class if you plan to showcase, compete, or just want to take your social dancing to the highest level!
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Thu, Jun 29 - 7:45p
Thu, Jul 6 - 7:45p
Thu, Jul 13 - 7:45p
Advanced
Advanced Black Bottom

The Flapper’s Favorite Dance- The Black Bottom

Originated in the 1920’s this class is a rare treat for anyone who loves dancing to upbeat jazz! Come see why the Flappers of the 1920’s preferred this dance to the Charleston.

Advanced
Advanced Lindy Hop Intensive

These lessons are designed for the Advanced dancer who wants to take their social dancing to another level. You will be introduced to techniques, exercises, and movements that will make you a better dancer. Learning and incorporating international trends to create new and unique concepts while you dance which will elevate you to the next level! You will also have a chance to work on choreography with a chance to perform!

Advanced
Masters Class

A guest teacher who has mastered the dance will share basic and intricate techniques in a context of his or her choosing. Never miss this chance to take from the world's top traveling teachers. This is a class for advanced students.

All Levels
"How to dance the music of West Coast Swing"

"How to dance the music of West Coast Swing"

All Levels
"Understanding Music when to Play" for WCS
All Levels
6 Count vs 8 Count

The right answer to the wrong question. 

All Levels
Al And Leons Shim Sham Series

Learn this super fun variation on the classic Shim Sham routine that can be seen at Swing dances across the world.  This dance is all solo dancing so no need to bring a partner!

All Levels
All Levels Balboa Competition Class

See what it’s like to compete during this mock Balboa competition! Get personalized advice and tips from Jeremy!

All Levels
All Levels Blues Dancing Fundamentals
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Fri, Jun 30 - 8:45p
Sat, Jul 1 - 7:45p
Fri, Jul 7 - 8:45p
Fri, Jul 14 - 8:45p
All Levels
All Levels Blues Dancing- Progressive Series
All Levels
All Levels Collegiate Shag Series
All Levels
All Levels Connection and Communication

All Levels Connection and Communication

All Levels
All Levels Country Couples Dances: East Coast Swing
All Levels
All Levels Ladies Styling for West Coast Swing
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Thu, Jun 29 - 7:00p With: Malia San Nicolas
Thu, Jul 6 - 7:00p With: Malia San Nicolas
Thu, Jul 13 - 7:00p With: Malia San Nicolas
All Levels
All Levels Lead and Follow Technique

Alright, boys and girls, nuts and bolts time. Good lead and follow technique is a necessary skill if you want to be a bona fide rug-cutter. Learn how to make your Lindy Hop feel as good as it should.

All Levels
All Levels Lindy Hop: 6 Count vs 8 Count

The right answer to the wrong question. 

All Levels
All Levels Lindy Hop: Frame Building

Any structure starts with a frame.  Practice holding your body in a way that connects with your partner in a variety of situations.

All Levels
All Levels Lindy Hop: Jazz Steps

Learn to use your body to dance.  Standard steps include Suzy Q's, Apple Jacks, Shorty George, Drop Boogie, and many more.

All Levels
All Levels Lindy Hop: Kicking Technique

Swing dancers kick in a special way, a universal technique for all kicking patterns.

All Levels
All Levels Lindy Hop: Ladies Styling
All Levels
All Levels Lindy Hop: Lead and Follow
It's not as easy as it looks. Practice the technique.
All Levels
All Levels Lindy Hop: Momentum
Swing dancing is based on the leader redirecting the follower's momentum. It takes two.
All Levels
All Levels Lindy Hop: Musicality
Dance to and learn about the music you love to swing dance to.
All Levels
All Levels Lindy Hop: Turn Technique

Everybody turns and it takes practice. 

All Levels
All Levels Momentum and Flow

Good Lindy Hop dances keep trucking right along. Moves tie together with continuous fluidity rather than start, stop, and restart. Hop on the flow train, and smooth out those transitions.

All Levels
All Levels Musicality and Rhythm

Good Lindy styling starts with a good feel for the music. Learn how to insert rhythm changes into your dancing, turn them into styling, or just get a sense of what’s coming next in the music.

All Levels
All Levels Nick's JitterBlast
Come join us for the test group of this exciting new dance fitness program created by Nick Williams! JitterBlast is a fun cardio workout drawing from the swing dances: Lindy Hop, Charleston and Jazz. You'll burn the calories while learning some great dance moves and styling. All levels are welcome and no dance experience needed! Wear your workout clothes/shoes and bring a towel and water bottle. Get ready to blast off!
All Levels
All Levels ProgressiveStyling for Blues Dancing
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Sat, Jul 1 - 7:00p
All Levels
All Levels Relaxation and Freedom

Sometimes we get so focused on the “how” of Lindy Hop that we forget to make it fun. This class will help you get you moving, get you outside of yourself, get you loose, and then apply all that to your Lindy Hop.

All Levels
All Levels Shim Sham Series
All Levels
All Levels Solo Jazz Series
All Levels
All Levels Swing
All Levels
All Levels Swing: Slow Drags
All Levels
All Levels Tandem Charleston
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Sun, Jul 2 - 3:15p With: Natalia Eristavi
Sun, Jul 9 - 3:15p With: Natalia Eristavi
Sun, Jul 16 - 3:15p With: Natalia Eristavi
All Levels
All Levels Turns and Spins
We will be using movements that you learn in 2-Step and in West Coast Swing but go over turns and spins. Turning and Spinning is a common move in every style and aspect of dance and this class will break it down so you learn how to do it with ease in any dance you choose to do!
All Levels
All Levels West Coast Swing for Lindy Ladies
All Levels
ATOMIC Swing Performance Team
In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Sun, Jul 2 - 4:45p With: James Bianco
Sun, Jul 9 - 4:45p With: James Bianco
Sun, Jul 16 - 4:45p With: James Bianco
All Levels
Closed! No Classes or Dance!
Closed! No Classes or Dance! Will resume the following week!
All Levels
Dean Collins Shim Sham Series

Dean Collins was an instructor, choreographer and innovator of swing. He is often credited with bringing swing dance, or The Lindy Hop, from New York to Southern California. The Dean Collins Shim Sham is his variation of the original the Shim Sham. Its very intricate and fun for your mind and feet

All Levels
Dean Collins Shim Sham Series (Part 2)
All Levels
Fast BluesStruttin' Style

Struttin' is a single step blues dance with an emphasis on the down beat and a feeling akin to a jog. Danced in close embrace, we'll provide the basic fundamentals to develop the footwork and shaping aspects that make this dance so unique.

All Levels
Junior Jitterbugs

Lindy Hop Class for kids and teens!

In the next three weeks, this class is being offered:Sun, Jul 2 - 2:30p With: Malena DePersis & Emily Planck
Sun, Jul 9 - 2:30p With: Malena DePersis & Emily Planck
All Levels
Lindy Hop: Pulse
Learning to move to the beat of the music. You'll discover muscles you never knew you had.
All Levels
Making your Cool Patterns Work for WCS
All Levels
Moves for Intermediate Lindy Hoppers

Feel like you run out of moves after 30 seconds into a dance? Take this class to get more complicated patterns, turn combinations and ways to link your moves together. Each week, we will be teaching different material while reviewing a few core concepts. After the class, there will be a 15 minute mini-dance so you can practice all your moves.  

All Levels
Spins Turns for all Dancing
All Levels
The Big Apple (Part 1)
The Big Apple is a choreographed jazz routine known by lindy hoppers all over the world. It comes from the old movie 'Keep Punchin' and was choreographed by legendary swing dancer Frankie Manning. We are covering part 1 of 2. All Levels Welcome!
All Levels
The Big Apple (Part 2)
The Big Apple is a choreographed jazz routine known by lindy hoppers all over the world. It comes from the old movie 'Keep Punchin' and was choreographed by legendary swing dancer Frankie Manning. Always wish you knew the 2nd half? We are covering part 2 of 2 starting from the london bridge. All Levels Welcome.
All Levels
The Big Apple Series

Learn this iconic solo charleston dance that was created by Frankie Manning back in the heyday of swing dancing.  Don't worry about bringing a partner, just get ready to move.

All Levels
The Shim Sham Series
All Levels
The Tranky Doo
As performed by Al Minns, Leon James and Pepsi Bethol. Choreographed by Pepsi Bethol.
All Levels
WCS: Body Movement Turns

WCS: Body Movement & Turns

Intro/Beg
Intro Beg West Coast Swing

Want to learn the basics of West Coast Swing?  This class will go through all the various fundamentals that will get you out on the dance floor.  If you have had no experience, or even if you have taken a class or two, this one is for you.

Intro/Beg
Intro Beg West Coast Swing Series

Want to learn some West Coast Swing?  Here's a great place to learn the fundamental basics of the dance as well as progress each week of the series until you feel comfortable with the moves.

Invite Only
Invitational Level Lindy Hop

This is the step after Intermediate.  You must be an active social dancer ready to work on the advanced material of basics.  You must wait for an invitation or audition during a private lesson.



 
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