Weekly Dance at The Brink
Wednesdays, 9pm to 11:30pm
The Brink Lounge, 701 East Washington Ave, welcomes social dancers to this weekly event with Jumptown DJs. The event is 18+ friendly. There is no cover, so please purchase food or drink in order to support the venue. Food is served until 10pm. There are usually wine specials on Wednesdays; a selection of tap and bottled beer, wine, and cocktails; and soda, lemonade, juice, etc. The Brink is about four blocks from the Capitol Square and within walking distance from campus.
Learn to swing dance! We'll get you warmed up and social dancing in no time. No partner required, and no dance experience required for the intro class. Mondays at the Center for Conscious Living, 849 East Washington Ave. Get out your dancing shoes (or socks) and get pumped for awesome swing outs.
Solo spectacular! April 1, 8, 15, 22. Join us each Monday from 7 to 9pm for drop-in classes and learn vintage jazz solo dances. Take any one for $10 or all four weeks for $30.
April 1: Shim Sham
April 8: Tranky Doo
April 15: Big Apple Part 1
April 22: Big Apple Part 2
April 29; May 6, 13, 20 with Jon & Lian
7pm Intro to Lindy Hop Start learning the super fun type of swing dancing we do. If you've never done any swing dancing before, we'll guide you through the basic moves and get you social dancing in just four weeks. Or review the basics — the intro class is free if you've paid for it before. No partner or experience required.
8pm Intermediate Swing with Style! Learn concepts to add styling and solo movement into your swingout. Lian & Jon will show you how to add solo moves into your dancing, get your swingouts smoothed out, and give you tools to create your own styling.
June 3, 10, 17, 24 with Ian & Sarah
7pm Intro to Lindy Hop
8pm Intermediate Lindy Hop 2 (More Moves)
Regular classes are $25 per 4-week series. Please pay at the first lesson.
Parking: There is a parking lot in the rear of the building off of Main St., with a rear door next to a loading dock. There is also plenty of free street parking around the building.
PLEASE bring dancing shoes or you will dance in your socks. No outside street shoes allowed on the floor. Also no hard-soled or heeled shoes allowed by request of the venue. Suede-soled shoes or other similar non-marking indoor shoes are fine.
Jumptown Monthly Dances
Join us for social dancing at Dance Fabulous, 401 North Lake Street, on a fabulous (see what we did there?) and spacious wooden floor. Bring your friends. $5 cover at the door to pay for venue rental (lesson included).
9–9:30pm Beginner Lesson: We'll show you East Coast Swing basics so you can get on the floor and social dance right away. No partner or experience required.
9:30pm–Midnight: Dance the night away to our DJs.
Parking: The easiest parking is in the Lake Street parking ramp next door.
Shoes: Everyone must bring another pair of clean shoes. No wearing the same shoes that they wore outside. If people forget to bring a clean pair, we'll ask them to dance in socks.