NYC Swing Dance Classes & Events

Upcoming social dances and classes in New York City in classic swing styles like Lindy Hop, Solo Jazz, Balboa, and Shag.

Upcoming Socials

Wed, Nov 29 at 9:30 PM
Gotham Jazz ft. Hot Toddies Jazz Band
Somewhere Nowhere NYC
Frim Fram Jam
Thu, Nov 30 at 8:30 PM
Frim Fram Jam ft. DJs Claire Lorman & Rodrigo Romero Vivanco
You Should Be Dancing…!
Swing Remix Dec 2023
Sat, Dec 2 at 7:45 PM
Swing Remix Monthly Dance ft. Chelsea Reed & the Fair Weather Band
Good Shepherd Church
Dancing at The Back Room
Mon, Dec 4 at 9:00 PM
Back Room Speakeasy Dance – Prohibition Repeal Day ft. Svetlana & The Delancey Five
The Back Room

All Classes & Socials

Thu, Nov 30 at 7:00 PM
Swing 1 for Beginners with Adrienne Weidert (4-Week Series)
You Should Be Dancing…!
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.
Thu, Nov 30 at 7:00 PM
Lindy Hop 1 – Intro to 8-Count Patterns with Stina Dallons (4-Week Series)
You Should Be Dancing…!
Learn the foundations of 8-count, one of the fundamental rhythms in Lindy Hop. Broaden your understanding of musicality and partnering to different styles of swing music.
Adrienne Weidert & Rafal Pustelny
Thu, Nov 30 at 8:00 PM
Lindy Hop 2 – Musicality & Patterns with Rafal Pustelny (4-Week Series)
You Should Be Dancing…!
Expand your lindy hop musicality and patterns with Rafal Pustelny. Every class will focus on a different topic. Must be comfortable with the basic swing-out.
Thu, Nov 30 at 8:00 PM
FocusedBal Guided Practice Series
Studios 797
Are you interested in weekly Balboa practices with a group of people who have similar visions, practice goals and commitment? Join our guided practice series.
Frim Fram Jam
Thu, Nov 30 at 8:30 PM
Frim Fram Jam ft. DJs Claire Lorman & Rodrigo Romero Vivanco
You Should Be Dancing…!
NYC's go-to spot for Lindy Hop, featuring FREE intro lessons and dancing to today's hottest DJs and favorite live bands. Home for the NYC swing dance community since 2001! When:…
Swing Remix Dec 2023
Sat, Dec 2 at 7:45 PM
Swing Remix Monthly Dance ft. Chelsea Reed & the Fair Weather Band
Good Shepherd Church
One of largest swing dances in NYC, join Swing Remix for their monthly live band dance.
Sun, Dec 3 at 5:00 PM
Beginner Swing Dance with Brooke McDaniel
Steps on Broadway
Brooke McDaniel will be teaching an open beginner swing class every Sunday at 5 PM at Steps on Broadway.
Mon, Dec 4 at 7:00 PM
Intro to Lindy Hop (Level 3) with Milo & Nissreen
Ripley-Grier Studios (72nd St)
Learn the fundamental steps and classic stylings of this original NYC, African American dance form. No partner required. Swing experience required.
Mon, Dec 4 at 7:00 PM
Level 1 Swing with Jenny Sowden (4-Week Series)
Lisah Dance Co
Brooklyn Swings will give you the basics from the ground up you need to have a fun dance with ANY partner.
Mon, Dec 4 at 7:00 PM
Solo Jazz for Newbies with Nathan Bugh
92NY
Taught by Gaby Cook & Nathan Bugh. Learn the building blocks of Vernacular Jazz movement. Learn vocabulary, and the unique character of early jazz dance.
Mon, Dec 4 at 8:00 PM
Lindy Variations & Vocabulary (Level 4) with Milo & Nissreen
Ripley-Grier Studios (72nd St)
The ability to take your basic Lindy Hop patterns and change them to suit your needs or music WHILE YOU ARE DANCING is a skill. This class will teach slight…
Dancing at The Back Room
Mon, Dec 4 at 9:00 PM
Back Room Speakeasy Dance – Prohibition Repeal Day ft. Svetlana & The Delancey Five
The Back Room
Swing dancing at Back Room Speakeasy Sessions - "most deliberate recreation of an actual speakeasy"– in it's 10th year since May 2012!
Tue, Dec 5 at 7:00 PM
Level 1 Swing with Jenny Sowden (4-Week Series)
Gemini & Scorpio Loft
Brooklyn Swings will give you the basics from the ground up you need to have a fun dance with ANY partner. You'll have tips on a particular style (Lindy Hop,…
Tue, Dec 5 at 7:00 PM
Harlem’s Lindy Hop Tuesdays!
Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Community Center
A GREAT Taste of Harlem Culture! Harlem's most famous dance is the Lindy Hop, partially derived from the Charleston of the 1920s. Come on and join us on Tuesday evenings…
Tue, Dec 5 at 7:00 PM
Brooklyn Swings’ First Tuesday Swings
Gemini & Scorpio Loft
The 1st Tuesday of EVERY month we Swing-in-Brooklyn! Creative space to be Creative in / Lounge Hang / Wood Floors / Dance Lesson. Full Bar! Teacher / DJ: Jenny Gemini…
Tue, Dec 5 at 7:30 PM
Adv. Beginner Swing with Spencer
Steps on Broadway
Progress in Jitterbug and East Coast Swing by learning more involved patterns with more advanced footwork. Build your dance vocabulary and partnering skills. This class is the prerequisite for Open…
The Swing Set
Tue, Dec 5 at 8:00 PM
The Swing Set with Samantha Pincus & Ryan Grose
Ripley-Grier Studios (939 8th Ave)
Exciting News! "The Swing Set" Classes Are Expanding and Welcoming New Dancers! After running our beloved swing dance classes for a while now, Samantha Pincus and I (Ryan Grose) are…
Bobby White
Tue, Dec 5 at 9:30 PM
Balboa Competition Practice Sessions with Bobby White
You Should Be Dancing…!
Every 1st Tuesday at YSDB...! with Bobby White Price: $10
Wed, Dec 6 at 7:00 PM
Lindy Hop 100 with Gaby Cook & AJ Howard
Emmanuel Pierre-Antoine Dance Studio
Join Gaby Cook & AJ Howard for Lindy 100, a taster class for beginner Lindy Hop students. Each stand-alone class will introduce swing rhythms, essential vocabulary and technique for leading…
Wed, Dec 6 at 8:00 PM
Advanced Beginner Swing Dance (Level 2) with Spencer & Brooke
Ripley-Grier Studios (72nd St)
Progress in Jitterbug and East Coast Swing by learning more involved patterns with more advanced footwork.
Wed, Dec 6 at 8:00 PM
Lindy Hop 200 with Gaby Cook & AJ Howard
Emmanuel Pierre-Antoine Dance Studio
Join Gaby Cook & AJ Howard for Lindy 200, a taster class for intermediate Lindy Hop students. Each stand-alone class will include socially-led combinations, technique for improvement and drills to…
Wed, Dec 6 at 8:00 PM
Level 2 Swing with Jenny Sowden (4-Week Series)
Gemini & Scorpio Loft
Brooklyn Swings is going to move you forward and really get what you're doing. We focus on depth of learning over a bunch of steps you may not remember, don't…
Wed, Dec 6 at 9:30 PM
Gotham Jazz
Somewhere Nowhere NYC
Somewhere in the middle of nowhere is a speakeasy in the sky… here the band is swinging, the singer singing, the tapper tapping, and a burlesque dancer peeling away all…
Thu, Dec 7 at 6:00 PM
Level 1 Swing with Jenny Sowden (4-Week Series)
Eris Evolution
Brooklyn Swings will give you the basics from the ground up you need to have a fun dance with ANY partner.