Swing Dance Studios in NYC - May 2022 Update
This round-up features New York City dance studios that offer swing dance classes and lessons in Lindy Hop, West Coast Swing, Balboa, and Solo Jazz.
1) 92nd Street Y
1392 Lexington Ave, New York, NY
This cultural and community center is currently hosting top swing dance instructors Nathan Bugh, Gaby Cook, and Caleb Teicher, who are teaching classes in Lindy Hop and Solo Jazz!
2) Emmanuel Pierre-Antoine Dance Studio
320 W 37th St, New York, NY
This newly-opened ballroom and social dance studio in Midtown offers a beautiful and spacious 10,000 sq ft floor for a wide variety of dance classes, live performances, and events. Find West Coast Swing champion Robert Royston & renown Lindy Hop dancers Gaby Cook & AJ Howard teaching weekly classes here.
3) You Should Be Dancing...!
37 W 26th St, New York, NY
Join the party at You Should Be Dancing (YSBD) for Balboa, Lindy Hop, and Swing classes and social events (37 W 26th St). With star swing instructors like Stina Dallons, Adrienne Weidert, and Rafal Pustelny offering 4-week group classes, YSBD is the perfect place to start your new hobby and make friends.
4) Swing Remix at KDT Studio
Kilowatt Dance Theater, 4 W 43rd St, Room 803, New York, NY
This newly-opened dance studio near Bryant Park is home to the Kilowatt Dance Theatre jazz dance company. Find veteran swing dance instructors Jaime Shannon, Spencer Weisbond, Tawni Lanford, and Milo Saidl teaching here.
5) Ballroom Hub
412 8th Ave, New York, NY
Located in the heart of Manhattan (412 8th Ave), the Ballroom Hub holds great social events with beginner-friendly classes. Local West Coast Swing groups Millennium Dance Jam (MDJ) and Gotham Swing Club bring in all-star and champion teachers like Jes Ann Nail to teach fun and beginner-friendly lessons that anyone can enjoy no matter their skill level!
6) Steps on Broadway
2121 Broadway, New York, NY
Offering multi-week progressive classes in Beginner Swing and Lindy Hop, Steps on Broadway is a great location to take a series of classes for those interested in getting started or taking their swing skills to the next level.
7) Brooklyn Swings
Gowanus (298 Butler St) and Williamsburg (167 Graham Ave)
Brooklyn Swings will give you the basics from the ground up you need to have a fun dance with any partner. You'll get tips on a particular style (Lindy Hop, Balboa, Charleston, Blues) that provide a solid foundation and leave you wanting more. Take a 4-week beginner series in Lindy Hop or Solo Jazz at one of their Brooklyn locations.