Swing Dance Classes for Absolute Beginners

Feeling nervous about trying your first swing dance class? Don't sweat it! We've curated this list of classes friendly for beginners with zero dance experience. Try various styles like Lindy Hop and West Coast Swing to see what you like most.

WHITE HEAT feat. Ian Hutchison & Slap Happy!

You Should Be Dancing...! 37 W 26th St, New York, NY

WHITE HEAT is the monthly dance celebrating the NYC balboa community. On the last Tuesday of every month, we have live music, DJs, and the Bal Bar. This is a place where fans of Swing Era music and dancing can get together and celebrate their love on the dance floor.

$20
Recurring

Shagbot Fridays

Kilowatt Dance Theater 4 W 43rd St #803, New York, NY

Shagbots is a loosely organized group of NYC shaggers. On Friday nights, Shagbots have open-to-the-public, guided, experimental shag practice session.

$20
Recurring

Beginner Swing w/ Adrienne Weidert

You Should Be Dancing...! 37 W 26th St, New York, NY

For students with no prior knowledge or background in Lindy Hop / Swing, this class is an introduction to the look and feel of social swing dancing.

$30 – $99
Recurring

Swing Remix Outdoor Dance

Riverside Park W 66th & Riverside Blvd, New York

Saturdays at 7:00pm we have a public-space, outdoor dance. We will meet for 2.5 hours at the beautiful outdoor deck area overlooking The Hudson river and New Jersey at 66 street and Riverside Boulevard.

Free

MDJ’s 20th Year Anniversary w/ DJs Jes Ann, Marlon & Wes

Emmanuel Pierre-Antoine Dance Studio 320 W 37th St, Fl 2, New York, NY

Celebrate Lori Brizzi's 20 years of throwing WCS, hustle, and ballroom parties! We'll have a dedicated room for WCS featuring DJs Jes Ann, Marlon & Wes. SCHEDULE 8:15-9pm - Free WCS Class 9pm-12:30am - Social dancing   LOCATION EPA Dance Studio, 320 W 37th St, 2nd Floor   PRICING $20 entry $15 if attending Wednesday's ... Read more

$10 – $20
Recurring

Beginner Swing w/ Stina Dallons

You Should Be Dancing...! 37 W 26th St, New York, NY

For Students with no prior knowledge or background in Lindy Hop / Swing, this class is an introduction to the look and feel of social swing dancing.

$30 – $100

Ian Dawson & Amy Sorenson Shag Workshop

https://www.facebook.com/events/719704709031767 LOCATION STUDIOS 353 Studio 3 (Floor 2) 353 West 48th St New York, NY 10036 PRICE $35 for the whole workshop, put your name and shag in the notes Venmo @Audrey-Bui Paypal [email protected] Zelle (310) 357-9532 or cash INFO >Ian and Amy are in town and are doing a shag workshop. >Time and location ... Read more

$35
Recurring

Absolute Beginner Swing Dance (Level 1)

Kilowatt Dance Theater 4 W 43rd St #803, New York, NY

Absolute Beginner Swing. Learn cool moves to classic tunes! This progressive, basic swing dance class will teach the absolute beginner how to Jitterbug or what is now known as East Coast Swing.

$20