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Swing Foundations | Fall '24

Experience the fun of social dancing in this 8-week course!

  • Starts Sep 6
  • 185 US dollars
  • East Main Street

Available spots

Service Description

Fridays, 7:30pm - 8:30pm September 6 - October 25 We encourage everyone to start here regardless of previous dance experience** The Swing Foundations course is a uniquely curated eight week lindy hop program designed by Hudson Valley Swing Dance to give participants the ability to dance with anyone at any social dance for full fun potential, as well as foster the growing community of swing dancers in our area. We approach some of the fundamentals of swing dance, such as rhythm, connection, & creativity as the basis of our classes. At its core, swing dance is a street dance popularized in Harlem in the 1930s that’s now enjoyed worldwide, and we want to share that joy with you! The full course includes 8 classes and entry to our 2 corresponding monthly social dances (Sep 21 & Oct 19), as well as lesson recap videos You do not need to have a partner to do this course Wear shoes you are comfortable in (we recommend Keds or similar) Minimum of 10 students registered by Aug 30 required. No drop ins beyond Sep 13, please. $185 per person for full course includes 8 lessons & free entry to our monthly social dances on Sep 21 & Oct 19 $30 for drop ins per person per class (does not include free entry to our social dances; no drop ins after Sep 13) **If you would like to jump into our Continuing Swing course, we will be holding auditions by appointment before and during our social dances. Schedule by emailing Prerequisites include: Switching smoothly between basic 8 count and 6 count rhythm patterns; switching between open and closed positions; 2 variations of the basic 8 count rhythm pattern; triple & single step; inside & outside pass; basic tuck turn; demonstrate good grasp of frame and connection; use the space/move intentionally while dancing

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule, please contact us within 2 hours of your scheduled appointment.

Contact Details

  • 2050 East Main Street, Cortlandt, NY, USA

    + 914-734-5326

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