We host exciting Swing dances and classes in Orange County, CA.  Our events are for anyone/everyone who dances or would like to dance Swing!  Alec Marken and his partners teach group lessons that are beginner friendly, but challenging and fun for dancers of all levels of experience.  Swing is a wonderful gateway into the world of ballroom/social/partner dancing.  You will learn to lead and/or follow...to be able to have a physical conversation through your frame that will enable you and your partner to both enjoy what you've learned, and be creative together on the dance floor!  You never have to bring a partner...we rotate everyone in classes, and the open dancing is very casual and friendly...ask anyone you wish, and enjoy a spin on the floor!

You will mostly experience dance music and movement from the 30's and 40's.  You're likely to encounter all of the East Coast Swing flavors...Jitterbug, East Coast Triple Step, Charleston, Balboa, Shag, and Lindy Hop...and occasionally a bit of West Coast Swing.  We dance to music going back to the 20's, yet including music from some of the best modern Swing bands out touring today!

Please wear clothes you can move in, and shoes that are flat and COMFORTABLE.  See you on the floor!

Alec and his partner Liz Cartojano are available for booking as performers and/or teachers at special events such as weddings, parties, festivals...whatever you have in mind!

Bob, Alec, and Liz

 

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Upcoming Meetups

  • Wednesday, March 4, 2015 8:30 PM

    BEGINNER TAP DANCE SERIES

    2 Swing Dancers attending
  • Thursday, March 5, 2015 6:30 PM

    Swing Thursdays at the Phoenix Club

    0 Swing Dancers attending
  • Monday, March 9, 2015 8:00 PM

    Swing and Salsa Combo Class with Alec Marken!

    1 Swing Dancers attending
  • Thursday, March 12, 2015 6:30 PM

    Swing Thursdays at the Phoenix Club

    0 Swing Dancers attending
  • Friday, March 13, 2015 8:00 PM

    "SWING AVEC ALEC" - lessons and dancing!

    1 Swing Dancers attending
  • Monday, March 16, 2015 8:00 PM

    Swing and Salsa Combo Class with Alec Marken!

    1 Swing Dancers attending
  • Thursday, March 19, 2015 6:30 PM

    Swing Thursdays at the Phoenix Club

    0 Swing Dancers attending
  • Friday, March 20, 2015 8:00 PM

    "SWING AVEC ALEC" - lessons and dancing!

    1 Swing Dancers attending
  • Monday, March 23, 2015 8:00 PM

    Swing and Salsa Combo Class with Alec Marken!

    1 Swing Dancers attending
  • Thursday, March 26, 2015 6:30 PM

    Swing Thursdays at the Phoenix Club

    0 Swing Dancers attending
  • Friday, March 27, 2015 8:00 PM

    "SWING AVEC ALEC" - lessons and dancing!

    1 Swing Dancers attending
  • Monday, March 30, 2015 8:00 PM

    Swing and Salsa Combo Class with Alec Marken!

    1 Swing Dancers attending
  • Wednesday, April 1, 2015 8:30 PM

    BEGINNER TAP DANCE SERIES

    1 Swing Dancers attending
  • Thursday, April 2, 2015 6:30 PM

    Swing Thursdays at the Phoenix Club

    0 Swing Dancers attending
  • Monday, April 6, 2015 8:00 PM

    Swing and Salsa Combo Class with Alec Marken!

    1 Swing Dancers attending
  • Thursday, April 9, 2015 6:30 PM

    Swing Thursdays at the Phoenix Club

    0 Swing Dancers attending
  • Friday, April 10, 2015 8:00 PM

    "SWING AVEC ALEC" - lessons and dancing!

    1 Swing Dancers attending
  • Monday, April 13, 2015 8:00 PM

    Swing and Salsa Combo Class with Alec Marken!

    1 Swing Dancers attending
  • Thursday, April 16, 2015 6:30 PM

    Swing Thursdays at the Phoenix Club

    0 Swing Dancers attending
  • Friday, April 17, 2015 8:00 PM

    "SWING AVEC ALEC" - lessons and dancing!

    1 Swing Dancers attending
 
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