Thursdays Social Dance & Drop-in Class

Everybody is welcome!

No dance experience, registration in advance or dance partner is necessary.

 

* 8 - 9 pm: Lindy Hop Drop-in Class

€10 (it includes the social dance afterwards)

* 9 - 11 pm: Social Dance with our DJs.

€5 General fee

€4 Swing By Students fee

Free for the drop-in class attendees

 

*When: Thursdays 

Start day: 12th Sep
Finish day: 14th Nov

(12th, 19th & 26th of Sep; 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st of Oct; 7th & 14th of Nov).

 

* Where: Mind the Step Cafe. 24 Strand Street Great Dublin 1. Step Up Studio (upstairs).

 

Any questions? Contact us!

Taking Off Fundamentals - Mondays

  • Description: In this course you will learn the basic rhythms of Lindy Hop and Charleston, as well as the fundamentals of partner connection in swing dancing.
  • Requirements to register: This course is suitable for beginners and students dancing for less than one year.

* 10 weeks lindy hop progressive course (a 55min class per week).

* When: Mondays at 7:30pm.

Start day: Monday 9th of Sep. 2019

Finish day: Monday 18th Nov. 2019

(9th, 16th, 23th &, 30th of Sep; 7th, 14th & 21st of Oct; 4th, 11th & 18th of Nov.)

Please note there is not class on Monday 28th of October due to the bank holiday.

* Where: Mind the Step Cafe. 24 Strand Street Great, Dublin 1. Step Up Studio (upstairs). 

* Teachers: Marta & Alihan

* Price: €110

* Registration in advance is necessary and you can register as a leader (person who propose or leads a move) or as a follower (person who responds to or follows the leader). Dance partner is not required to sign up, but it can help you to avoid the waiting list.

This course is sold out for followers. We are still accepting leads or couples.

Any questions? Contact us!

Taking Off Fundamentals - Thursdays

  • Description: In this course you will learn the basic rhythms of Lindy Hop and Charleston, as well as the fundamentals of partner connection in swing dancing.
  • Requirements to register: This course is suitable for beginners and students dancing for less than one year.

* 10 weeks lindy hop progressive course (a 55min class per week).

* When: Thursdays at 6:30pm.

Start day: Thursday 12th of Sep. 2019

Finish day: Thursday 14th Nov. 2019

(12th, 19th & 26th of Sep; 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st of Oct; 7th & 14th of Nov.)

* Where: Mind the Step Cafe. 24 Strand Street Great, Dublin 1. Step Down Studio (downstairs). 

* Teachers: Kozue & Michael

* Price: €110

* Registration in advance is necessary and you can register as a leader (person who propose or leads a move) or as a follower (person who responds to or follows the leader). Dance partner is not required to sign up, but it can help you to avoid the waiting list.

This course is sold out for followers. We are still accepting leads or couples.

Any questions? Contact us!

Taking Off Vocabulary

  • Description: In this course you will build on your fundamentals and add plenty of Lindy Hop and Charleston moves to your swing dance vocabulary.
  • Requirements to register: To sign up to this course you must have previously completed Taking Off Fundamentals (TO1) course and/or be comfortable with basic 6c and 8c Lindy Hop and Charleston rhythms and basic partner moves including Swing Out.

* 10 weeks lindy hop progressive course (a 55 min class per week).

* When: Thursdays at 7:30pm

Start day: Thursday 12th Sep. 2019

Finish day: Thursday 14th Nov. 2019

(12th, 19th & 26th of Sep; 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st of Oct; 7th & 14th of Nov.)

* Where: Mind the Step Cafe. 24 Strand Street Great, Dublin 1. Step Down Studio (downstairs).

* Teachers: Kozue & Michael

* Price: €110

* Registration in advance is necessary. Dance partner is not require to sign up, but it can help you to avoid the waiting list.

Accepting only one more couple.

Any questions? Contact us!

Taking Off Partnership

  • Description: In this course we will focus on enhancing your partnership skills focusing on connection, momentum, turns, redirections and creativity!
  • Requirements to register: This course is suitable for students dancing for less than one year. Completion of Taking Off Vocabulary (TO2) course and/or be comfortable with basic 6c and 8c Lindy Hop and Charleston rhythms and basic partner moves including Swing Out.

* 10 weeks lindy hop progressive course (a 55 min class per week).

* When: Wednesdays at 6:30pm

Start day: Wednesday 11th Sep. 2019.

Finish day: Wednesday 13th Nov. 2019

(11th, 18th & 25th of Sep; 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th of Oct; 6th & 13th of Nov.)

* Where: Mind the Step Cafe. 24 Strand Street Great, Dublin 1. Step Down Studio (downstairs).  

* Teachers: Kozue & Gabriel

* Price: €110

* Registration in advance is necessary. A dance partner is not required to sign up, but it can help you to avoid the waiting list.

We are still accepting followers or couples.

Any questions? Contact us!

Gaining Altitude Technique

  • Description: In this course you will learn more complex and interesting Lindy and Charleston moves, focusing on having a clear and continuous communication with your partner, working on technical concepts such as momentum, directions, turns, energy and counterbalance. 
  • Requirements to register: To sign up to this course you must have previously completed Taking Off courses and/or be comfortable with basic 6c & 8c Lindy Hop and Charleston rhythms and basic partner moves including Swing Out. Suitable for students with 1+ years of regular classes and social dancing.

* 10 weeks lindy hop progressive course (a 55 min class per week).

* When: Thursdays at 7pm

Start day: Thursday 12th Sep. 2019

Finish day: Thursday 14th Nov. 2019

(12th, 19th & 26th of Sep; 3rd, 10th, 17th, 21st & 31st of Oct; 7th & 14th of Nov.)

* Where: Mind the Step Cafe. 24 Strand Street Great, Dublin 1. Step Up Studio (upstairs).

* Teachers: Olga & Julen

* Price: €110

* Registration in advance is necessary. A dance partner is not required to sign up, but it can help you to avoid the waiting list.

This course is sold out for followers. We are still accepting leads or couples.

Any questions? Contact us!

Flying High

  • Description: In this course we will focus on different aspects of swing dancing every term. We will explore in depth concepts like technique, musicality and connection; and fine-tune your dance skills through plenty of drills.
  • Requirements to register: To sign up to this course you must have previously completed Gaining Altitude courses and/or have 2+ years of regular classes and social dancing.

* 10 weeks lindy hop progressive course (a 55 min class per week).

* When: Mondays at 8:30pm

Start day: Monday 9th of Sep. 2019

Finish day: Monday 18th Nov. 2019

(9th, 16th, 23th &, 30th of Sep; 7th, 14th & 21st of Oct; 4th, 11th & 18th of Nov.)

Please note there is not class on Monday 28th of October due to the bank holiday.

* Where: Mind the Step Cafe. 24 Strand Street Great, Dublin 1. Step Up Studio (upstairs). 

* Teachers: Marta & Javier

* Price: €110

* Registration in advance is necessary. Dance partner is not require to sign up, but it can help you to avoid the waiting list.

Registrations are closed.

If you are interested in this course or you have any questions, contact us!

Solo Jazz

  • Description: In this course we will work on expanding your vocabulary of solo moves with a particular focus on rhymic variations. We'll dedicate time to creativity and improvisation exercises to help you find your own solo style.
  • Requirement to register: Previous Solo Jazz experience stronly recommended as the course will progress at a faster pace. If you are a Solo Jazz beginner but think you'll be up for the challenge, please contact us to discuss.

* 10 weeks Solo Jazz progressive course (a 55 min class per week).

* When: Thursdays at 8:30pm

Start day: Thursday 12th Sep. 2019

Finish day: Thursday 14th Nov. 2019

(12th, 19th & 26th of Sep; 3rd, 10th, 17th, 21st & 31st of Oct; 7th & 14th of Nov.)

* Where: Mind the Step Cafe. 24 Strand Street Great Dublin 1. Step Down Studio (downstairs).

* Teacher: Olga

* Price: €110

* Registration in advance is necessary. 

This course is sold out. We still have availability for our Lindy Hop courses. Check them out!

Any questions? Contact us!

Swing By 2nd Anniversary Party

We have a party!!

It's Swing By's 2nd anniversary and we are celebrating it.

Join us for an evening full of dance, live music and much more!

* When: Saturday 12th Oct 2019 from 8pm until 00:30am

* Where: Leinster Cricket Club. Observatory Ln, Rathmines, Dublin 6

Details to come.