Swing Dancing

Let's go swing dancing!

One or two hundred people get together once or twice a week to dance it up.  It's a great environment, friendly to new dancers, or "non-dancers".  They've got classes before hand if you want to learn something or break some ice.  Let's go.

Here's what it looks like: http://youtu.be/7IoEWQRdl0M?t=59s

And here's a quintessential clip: http://youtu.be/qkthxBsIeGQ

Class

If you want to take a class, there is a cost. It's $15 for a class [and it includes the dance, afterward]. Their calendar has more classes and details. The beginning class starts at 7:45.

Dance

After the classes, lots more people show up to dance to the DJ-ed music. If you're sorta shy, well lots of people are, but you can stick with the Nerds until you warm up to the place!

The price is included with a class. It's $10 for just the dance ($8 for students w/ ID). Music starts up at 8:30 and goes until, maybe 2am. People from the classes often hang around, and other people show up. Everybody's really pretty friendly.

Location

To get there, check out this map: http://atomicballroom.com/location-information.php Trust me, look at it. It'll save you time.

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  • Nata N.

    It was fun altough I got there late so I got to meet very few meetup people. =D but overall it was a whole lot a fun!!

    December 23, 2012

  • Sean

    Hey. I got there late and missed the lesson. I talked to one of the employees there, and she told me they have a similar lesson every Tuesday at 7:30 for $5. So I'm going to check it out this Tuesday. If anyone else wants to come, let me know and we can meet up with each other there. :)

    December 8, 2012

  • Devlin

    Great to see everybody having fun :)

    December 8, 2012

  • Jillian T

    I can't seem to find the place...is it right off Skypark, or more inside the complex?

    December 7, 2012

  • Chris F.

    I'm recovering from double stress fractures in both my Ankle & Foot and a high ankle sprain, and will probably move like a robot, but this sounds like a lot of fun.

    1 · December 4, 2012

    • Devlin

      Ironman dancer. Awesome.

      December 7, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll be there for the class. I'll def need it! :-)

    December 7, 2012

  • Tu H.

    wish i could get here in time for the class, but I'm working late. Will be there closer to 8ish excited!

    December 7, 2012

    • Devlin

      No problem, Tu.The classes don't start right at their 7:45 scheduled time, usually a little later instead. By 8, they will already have started.

      December 7, 2012

    • Devlin

      If you want to, you can either hop in a little late, or just watch everybody.

      December 7, 2012

  • Nata N.

    first time, excited to meet everyone!

    December 7, 2012

  • Devlin

    Remember to check the map link (above)! It can be pretty hard to find the first time.

    For those of you who want to take a class, let's meet at 7:30 in front. For anybody else, text me to find the Nerds group. I'll send out an email with my cell number, in a sec.

    December 6, 2012

  • Devlin

    "Dressy casual" would probably be a good average. I've seen everything from jeans and a t-shirt, to 3-piece suit. Because there's so much variety, everybody feels pretty free to wear want they want. I've seen shorts, but rarely. Overall, people dress it up a bit.

    I do nice jeans and a button-up. If you're going to do a T-shirt, consider bringing an extra or two. Sweat.

    Keep in mind, you'll be moving around. Here are some useful pointers:
    • Comfortable shoes.
    • Clothes that breathe.
    • Hair and jewelry shouldn't be too "dangly", to whip around.

    December 3, 2012

  • Cathleen C

    If rain cancels my event I may show up to step on your feet. What are the ladies supposed to wear?

    December 3, 2012

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