• Pop-up dance party with Dan Repsch from Montreal! Dances & Lessons all weekend!

    Pop-up dance party with multi-genre dance champion & international DJ Dan Repsch from Montreal! 2 evening dances, 2 days of classes. PLEASE NOTICE THERE ARE DIFFERENT FEES FOR DIFFERENT OPTIONS. Evening dances are still only $12. What are people saying about Dan Repsch? Unflappable positivity, encouragement, friendly & open spirit with rigorous attention to detail, and specific, honest feedback! Sarah Regenspan Friday Night Dance - July 26th with Dan Repsch 8-9 Dan teaches an all-levels swing dance lesson at The Lithuanian Club, 877 E. 185th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44119 - If you are brand new to dancing or have been perfecting this art for years, Dan will keep you intrigued and inspired with this lesson. 9-12 Dan & his DJ crew spin from 9-12 - Wow! This is quite a treat to have an internationally renowned DJ spin for us in Cleveland. Dan will be joined by 8 (yes, 8!) co-DJs who are ready to impress you with their skills and selections. $12 per person/pay at the door with cash OR Included if you have purchased a weekend pass for BOTH Saturday and Sunday dance lessons. Send class payments via PayPal to [masked] Saturday Day Classes 11-1 & 2-4 Dan teaches Blues & Slow Balboa for all levels with a focus on compare & contrast. Full day pricing only because the classes are progressive. - $80 for Saturday classes only. $90 for a weekend pass. For this weekend, Dan's descriptions are - (Slow) Blues This intensive-style class will be broken into two parts. First, we’ll work on several movements to help us refine our ability to dance slowly and also to understand the aesthetics that differentiate Blues from Balboa. In part two, we’ll incorporate into our repertoire some of the techniques and ideas more closely associated with Blues dance. (Slow) Balboa This second intensive style class will also be broken into two parts, mirroring the structure of the first. We’ll initially explore similar movements from the first intensive, but this time coming from a Balboa perspective to better understand the aesthetics specific to this dance. In the second part, we’ll add some of the vocabulary and techniques more closely associated with Balboa. Saturday Night Dance 8-9 Dan teaches an all-levels swing dance lesson 9-12 Dan & his DJ crew spin from 9-12 $12 (included w/ weekend pass) Sunday Day Classes 1-3 Dan teaches Slow Swing for all levels. $40 for Sunday class only, $90 for a weekend pass. (Slow) Swing Let’s set a groove for our slow dancing! We’ll look at the opportunities for rhythmic individual expression that lower tempos offer, and how both leads and follows can suggest those choices and listen to their partner. From there, we’ll see how both leads and follows can play with the idea of accelerations and decelerations within a dance. For more information see www.GetHepSwing.com Send class payments via PayPal to [masked]

  • Pop-up dance party with Dan Repsch from Montreal! Dances & Lessons all weekend!

    Pop-up dance party with multi-genre dance champion & international DJ Dan Repsch from Montreal! 2 evening dances, 2 days of classes. PLEASE NOTICE THERE ARE DIFFERENT FEES FOR DIFFERENT OPTIONS. Evening dances are still only $12. What are people saying about Dan Repsch? Unflappable positivity, encouragement, friendly & open spirit with rigorous attention to detail, and specific, honest feedback! Sarah Regenspan Friday Night Dance - July 26th with Dan Repsch 8-9 Dan teaches an all-levels swing dance lesson at The Lithuanian Club, 877 E. 185th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44119 - If you are brand new to dancing or have been perfecting this art for years, Dan will keep you intrigued and inspired with this lesson. 9-12 Dan & his DJ crew spin from 9-12 - Wow! This is quite a treat to have an internationally renowned DJ spin for us in Cleveland. Dan will be joined by 8 (yes, 8!) co-DJs who are ready to impress you with their skills and selections. $12 per person/pay at the door with cash OR Included if you have purchased a weekend pass for BOTH Saturday and Sunday dance lessons. Send class payments via PayPal to [masked] Saturday Day Classes 11-1 & 2-4 Dan teaches Blues & Slow Balboa for all levels with a focus on compare & contrast. Full day pricing only because the classes are progressive. - $80 for Saturday classes only. $90 for a weekend pass. For this weekend, Dan's descriptions are - (Slow) Blues This intensive-style class will be broken into two parts. First, we’ll work on several movements to help us refine our ability to dance slowly and also to understand the aesthetics that differentiate Blues from Balboa. In part two, we’ll incorporate into our repertoire some of the techniques and ideas more closely associated with Blues dance. (Slow) Balboa This second intensive style class will also be broken into two parts, mirroring the structure of the first. We’ll initially explore similar movements from the first intensive, but this time coming from a Balboa perspective to better understand the aesthetics specific to this dance. In the second part, we’ll add some of the vocabulary and techniques more closely associated with Balboa. Saturday Night Dance 8-9 Dan teaches an all-levels swing dance lesson 9-12 Dan & his DJ crew spin from 9-12 $12 (included w/ weekend pass) Sunday Day Classes 1-3 Dan teaches Slow Swing for all levels. $40 for Sunday class only, $90 for a weekend pass. (Slow) Swing Let’s set a groove for our slow dancing! We’ll look at the opportunities for rhythmic individual expression that lower tempos offer, and how both leads and follows can suggest those choices and listen to their partner. From there, we’ll see how both leads and follows can play with the idea of accelerations and decelerations within a dance. For more information see www.GetHepSwing.com Send class payments via PayPal to [masked]

  • Pop-up dance party with Dan Repsch from Montreal! Dances & Lessons all weekend!

    Pop-up dance party with multi-genre dance champion & international DJ Dan Repsch from Montreal! 2 evening dances, 2 days of classes. PLEASE NOTICE THERE ARE DIFFERENT FEES FOR DIFFERENT OPTIONS. Evening dances are still only $12. What are people saying about Dan Repsch? Unflappable positivity, encouragement, friendly & open spirit with rigorous attention to detail, and specific, honest feedback! Sarah Regenspan Friday Night Dance - July 26th with Dan Repsch 8-9 Dan teaches an all-levels swing dance lesson at The Lithuanian Club, 877 E. 185th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44119 - If you are brand new to dancing or have been perfecting this art for years, Dan will keep you intrigued and inspired with this lesson. 9-12 Dan & his DJ crew spin from 9-12 - Wow! This is quite a treat to have an internationally renowned DJ spin for us in Cleveland. Dan will be joined by 8 (yes, 8!) co-DJs who are ready to impress you with their skills and selections. $12 per person/pay at the door with cash OR Included if you have purchased a weekend pass for BOTH Saturday and Sunday dance lessons. Send class payments via PayPal to [masked] Saturday Day Classes 11-1 & 2-4 Dan teaches Blues & Slow Balboa for all levels with a focus on compare & contrast. Full day pricing only because the classes are progressive. - $80 for Saturday classes only. $90 for a weekend pass. For this weekend, Dan's descriptions are - (Slow) Blues This intensive-style class will be broken into two parts. First, we’ll work on several movements to help us refine our ability to dance slowly and also to understand the aesthetics that differentiate Blues from Balboa. In part two, we’ll incorporate into our repertoire some of the techniques and ideas more closely associated with Blues dance. (Slow) Balboa This second intensive style class will also be broken into two parts, mirroring the structure of the first. We’ll initially explore similar movements from the first intensive, but this time coming from a Balboa perspective to better understand the aesthetics specific to this dance. In the second part, we’ll add some of the vocabulary and techniques more closely associated with Balboa. Saturday Night Dance 8-9 Dan teaches an all-levels swing dance lesson 9-12 Dan & his DJ crew spin from 9-12 $12 (included w/ weekend pass) Sunday Day Classes 1-3 Dan teaches Slow Swing for all levels. $40 for Sunday class only, $90 for a weekend pass. (Slow) Swing Let’s set a groove for our slow dancing! We’ll look at the opportunities for rhythmic individual expression that lower tempos offer, and how both leads and follows can suggest those choices and listen to their partner. From there, we’ll see how both leads and follows can play with the idea of accelerations and decelerations within a dance. For more information see www.GetHepSwing.com Send class payments via PayPal to [masked]

  • Intro to Swing/Jitterbug 101

    Brecksville Center for the Arts

    $70.00

    Intro to Swing - Fundamentals of Jitterbug - 5-week, progressive, group classes at the Brecksville Center for the Arts Join us every Monday from July 15th until August 12th from 6:45-7:45 pm in the lower level of the Brecksville Center for the Arts with Valerie Salstrom and the Get Hep Swing instructors We make learning how to partner dance easy and FUN! Learn the most well known and well-loved form of partnered dancing - The Jitterbug! Also known as East Coast Swing or Swing. You will learn the basic footwork patterns and how to lead and follow a fun mix of spins and turns in open and closed position. After one class you will feel confident enough to join your friends on the dance floor. After all five classes you will own the dance floor! We teach the fundamentals course slightly differently every session, so you may take these classes several times to hone your foundational skills and you will not be bored. You will be able to pick up and understand more details each time you repeat the course. Learning to swing dance is a great way to meet people and get in some exercise at your own pace. ​Date: Mondays, July 15 - August 12 Time: 6:45 - 7:45 PM Location: Downstairs studio Tuition: $70 per student You must pre-register and pre-pay to be enrolled in this class at www.BrecksvilleArts.org Classes do sell out so please register as soon as you are able https://reg127.imperisoft.com/Brecksville/ProgramDetail/3435333736/Registration.aspx You do NOT need a partner to take this class, however, there is a discounted rate for people who sign up as a couple with one person assuming the role of leader and the other person assuming the role of follower. Use discount code DANCEPARTNER on the checkout page to receive $10 off the regular $70 per person price. You must pay for each class you are taking separately IF you are using a discount code. If you are repeating a beginner class that you have previously taken with Get Hep Swing at BCA, please use the coupon code REPEAT to receive $30 off the class. You may repeat any beginner class you have already taken as many times as you wish. Most students take the beginner class at least 2-3 times and often take it in addition to the intermediate level class. You must pay for the beginner class separately if you are using a discount code. Discounts may not be combined. Students should wear comfortable clothing and shoes that easily allow you to pivot. High heels are not recommended for this class. If you need help registering or paying for classes online, by mail, or in person, please email Barb at [masked] or call[masked]. For more information regarding class content, class levels, private lessons, our two monthly swing dances, school programs, etc., please see www.GetHepSwing.com or email Valerie at [masked] Please contact Valerie at [masked] if you have questions or concerns about which classes may be most suitable for you. To ensure the best learning environment, class placement is up to the discretion of Get Hep Swing owner, Valerie Salstrom who is a full-time, professional swing dancer.

  • Intermediate Jitterbug group classes with Get Hep Swing in Brecksville

    Brecksville Center for the Arts

    $70.00

    Intermediate Jitterbug group classes at the Brecksville Center for the Arts Join us every Monday from July 15th until August 12th from 8:00-9:00 pm in the lower level of the Brecksville Center for the Arts with the Get Hep Swing instructors If you are looking to level up your Jitterbug, then this is the class for you. You will learn eye-catching moves, stylings, footwork variations and how to create your own moves. This class will also focus on improving your communication with your partner and how to effectively connect to the music as both a couple and individual. New moves are taught every session and you may take this class multiple times and will always come away with loads of new material. We teach new material every session, so you may take these intermediate classes many, many times and will always learn something new. You must have completed a Fundamentals of Swing Dance/Jitterbug 101 class to join this course. At a minimum, every student is expected to be able to proficiently demonstrate the single and triple footwork patterns in open and closed position, a tuck turn, and a right side pass to an entire slow to medium tempo song. ​ Date: Mondays, July 15 - August 12 Time: 8 - 9 PM Location: Downstairs studio Tuition: $70 per student You must pre-register and pre-pay to be enrolled in this class at www.BrecksvilleArts.org Classes do sell out so please register as soon as you are able https://reg127.imperisoft.com/Brecksville/ProgramDetail/3435333737/Registration.aspx You do NOT need a partner to take this class, however, there is a discounted rate for people who sign up as a couple with one person assuming the role of leader and the other person assuming the role of follower. Use discount code DANCEPARTNER on the checkout page to receive $10 off the regular $70 per person price. You MUST pay for each class you are taking separately IF you are using a discount code. Students should wear comfortable clothing and shoes that easily allow you to pivot. High heels are not recommended for this class. If you need help registering or paying for classes online, by mail, or in person, please email Barb at [masked] or call[masked]. For more information regarding class content, class levels, private lessons, our two monthly swing dances, school programs, etc., please see www.GetHepSwing.com or email Valerie at [masked] To ensure the best learning environment, class placement is up to the discretion of Get Hep Swing owner, Valerie Salstrom who is a full-time, professional swing dancer.

  • Fundamentals of Lindy group classes with Get Hep Swing in Brecksville

    Brecksville Center for the Arts

    $70.00

    Fundamentals of Lindy group classes at the Brecksville Center for the Arts with Valerie Salstrom. Lindy began in the ballrooms of Harlem in the late 1920s as a response to the latest craze in music, Jazz. Lindy is characterized by some of the same things that make Jazz music great; syncopated rhythms, improvisation, and call and response. In these classes you will learn the basic 8 count footwork pattern, the swing out, circle and several other moves that define Lindy. You can see examples of Lindy in movies and TV shows like "Swingers", "Malcolm X”, "Swing Kids”, "So You Think You Can Dance" and "Dancing With The Stars". Lindy can be danced to a variety of tempos and is often danced to swing music that includes traditional jazz from New Orleans, big band swing, and jump blues. Watch this video to see what Lindy is all about - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fDIPCuGpjE&t=10s&fbclid=IwAR2JpJns2JtHfewULAanSPe415PfoEXmmSjrpgzBjpjTvECabVg_lZ45w7c Date: Tuesdays, July 16 - August 13 Time: 6:45- 7:45 PM Location: Downstairs studio Tuition: $70 per student You must pre-register and pre-pay to be enrolled in this class at www.BrecksvilleArts.org Classes do sell out so please register as soon as you are able. https://reg127.imperisoft.com/Brecksville/ProgramDetail/3435333738/Registration.aspx You do NOT need a partner to take this class, however, there is a discounted rate for people who sign up as a couple with one person assuming the role of leader and the other person assuming the role of follower. Use discount code DANCEPARTNER on the checkout page to receive $10 off the regular $70 per person price. You must pay for each class you are taking separately IF you are using a discount code. If you are repeating a beginner class that you have previously taken with Get Hep Swing at BCA, please use the coupon code REPEAT to receive $30 off the class. You may repeat any beginner class you have already taken as many times as you wish. Most students take the beginner class at least 2-3 times and often take it in addition to the intermediate level class. You must pay for the beginner class separately if you are using a discount code. Discounts may not be combined Students should wear comfortable clothing and shoes that easily allow you to pivot. High heels are not recommended for this class. If you need help registering or paying for classes online, by mail, or in person, please email Barb at [masked] or call[masked]. For more information regarding class content, class levels, private lessons, our two monthly swing dances, school programs, etc., please see www.GetHepSwing.com or email Valerie at [masked] Please contact Valerie at [masked] if you have questions or concerns about which classes may be most suitable for you. To ensure the best learning environment, class placement is up to the discretion of Get Hep Swing owner, Valerie Salstrom who is a full-time, professional swing dancer.

  • Charleston Routine

    Brecksville Center for the Arts

    $70.00

    Are you ready for the return of the '20s? Join us for this fun and HIGH ENERGY group class where we will learn an exciting Charleston routine with Valerie Salstrom at the Brecksville Center for the Arts Meet us every Tuesday, July 16th until August 13th from 8:00-9:00 pm in the lower level of the Brecksville Center for the Arts Get ready for all of those upcoming '20s themed parties! Learn a fun and NEW partnered Charleston routine that includes side-by-side, face-to-face, hand-to-hand, tandem, and a bit of solo Charleston. You will receive a document with the choreography for the routine and downloads of the song, including several slowed down versions for practice. You must sign up with a partner. Looking for a dance partner? Post in the FB event page. No partnered discount. Students should wear comfortable attire and shoes with a non-stick sole. ​Date: Tuesdays, July 16 - August 13 Time: 8 - 9 PM Location: Main level Tuition: $70 per student You must pre-register and pre-pay to be enrolled in this class at www.BrecksvilleArts.org Classes do sell out so please register as soon as you are able https://reg127.imperisoft.com/Brecksville/ProgramDetail/3435333739/Registration.aspx Students should wear comfortable clothing and shoes that easily allow you to pivot. High heels are not recommended for this class. If you need help registering or paying for classes online, by mail, or in person, please email Barb at [masked] or call[masked]. For more information regarding class content, class levels, private lessons, our two monthly swing dances, school programs, etc., please see www.GetHepSwing.com or email Valerie at [masked] To ensure the best learning environment, class placement is up to the discretion of Get Hep Swing owner, Valerie Salstrom who is a full-time, professional swing dancer.

  • Intro to Swing/Jitterbug 101

    Brecksville Center for the Arts

    $70.00

    Intro to Swing - Fundamentals of Jitterbug - 5-week, progressive, group classes at the Brecksville Center for the Arts Join us every Monday from July 15th until August 12th from 6:45-7:45 pm in the lower level of the Brecksville Center for the Arts with Valerie Salstrom and the Get Hep Swing instructors We make learning how to partner dance easy and FUN! Learn the most well known and well-loved form of partnered dancing - The Jitterbug! Also known as East Coast Swing or Swing. You will learn the basic footwork patterns and how to lead and follow a fun mix of spins and turns in open and closed position. After one class you will feel confident enough to join your friends on the dance floor. After all five classes you will own the dance floor! We teach the fundamentals course slightly differently every session, so you may take these classes several times to hone your foundational skills and you will not be bored. You will be able to pick up and understand more details each time you repeat the course. Learning to swing dance is a great way to meet people and get in some exercise at your own pace. ​Date: Mondays, July 15 - August 12 Time: 6:45 - 7:45 PM Location: Downstairs studio Tuition: $70 per student You must pre-register and pre-pay to be enrolled in this class at www.BrecksvilleArts.org Classes do sell out so please register as soon as you are able https://reg127.imperisoft.com/Brecksville/ProgramDetail/3435333736/Registration.aspx You do NOT need a partner to take this class, however, there is a discounted rate for people who sign up as a couple with one person assuming the role of leader and the other person assuming the role of follower. Use discount code DANCEPARTNER on the checkout page to receive $10 off the regular $70 per person price. You must pay for each class you are taking separately IF you are using a discount code. If you are repeating a beginner class that you have previously taken with Get Hep Swing at BCA, please use the coupon code REPEAT to receive $30 off the class. You may repeat any beginner class you have already taken as many times as you wish. Most students take the beginner class at least 2-3 times and often take it in addition to the intermediate level class. You must pay for the beginner class separately if you are using a discount code. Discounts may not be combined. Students should wear comfortable clothing and shoes that easily allow you to pivot. High heels are not recommended for this class. If you need help registering or paying for classes online, by mail, or in person, please email Barb at [masked] or call[masked]. For more information regarding class content, class levels, private lessons, our two monthly swing dances, school programs, etc., please see www.GetHepSwing.com or email Valerie at [masked] Please contact Valerie at [masked] if you have questions or concerns about which classes may be most suitable for you. To ensure the best learning environment, class placement is up to the discretion of Get Hep Swing owner, Valerie Salstrom who is a full-time, professional swing dancer.

  • Intermediate Jitterbug group classes with Get Hep Swing in Brecksville

    Brecksville Center for the Arts

    $70.00

    Intermediate Jitterbug group classes at the Brecksville Center for the Arts Join us every Monday from July 15th until August 12th from 8:00-9:00 pm in the lower level of the Brecksville Center for the Arts with the Get Hep Swing instructors If you are looking to level up your Jitterbug, then this is the class for you. You will learn eye-catching moves, stylings, footwork variations and how to create your own moves. This class will also focus on improving your communication with your partner and how to effectively connect to the music as both a couple and individual. New moves are taught every session and you may take this class multiple times and will always come away with loads of new material. We teach new material every session, so you may take these intermediate classes many, many times and will always learn something new. You must have completed a Fundamentals of Swing Dance/Jitterbug 101 class to join this course. At a minimum, every student is expected to be able to proficiently demonstrate the single and triple footwork patterns in open and closed position, a tuck turn, and a right side pass to an entire slow to medium tempo song. ​ Date: Mondays, July 15 - August 12 Time: 8 - 9 PM Location: Downstairs studio Tuition: $70 per student You must pre-register and pre-pay to be enrolled in this class at www.BrecksvilleArts.org Classes do sell out so please register as soon as you are able https://reg127.imperisoft.com/Brecksville/ProgramDetail/3435333737/Registration.aspx You do NOT need a partner to take this class, however, there is a discounted rate for people who sign up as a couple with one person assuming the role of leader and the other person assuming the role of follower. Use discount code DANCEPARTNER on the checkout page to receive $10 off the regular $70 per person price. You MUST pay for each class you are taking separately IF you are using a discount code. Students should wear comfortable clothing and shoes that easily allow you to pivot. High heels are not recommended for this class. If you need help registering or paying for classes online, by mail, or in person, please email Barb at [masked] or call[masked]. For more information regarding class content, class levels, private lessons, our two monthly swing dances, school programs, etc., please see www.GetHepSwing.com or email Valerie at [masked] To ensure the best learning environment, class placement is up to the discretion of Get Hep Swing owner, Valerie Salstrom who is a full-time, professional swing dancer.

  • Fundamentals of Lindy group classes with Get Hep Swing in Brecksville

    Brecksville Center for the Arts

    $70.00

    Fundamentals of Lindy group classes at the Brecksville Center for the Arts with Valerie Salstrom. Lindy began in the ballrooms of Harlem in the late 1920s as a response to the latest craze in music, Jazz. Lindy is characterized by some of the same things that make Jazz music great; syncopated rhythms, improvisation, and call and response. In these classes you will learn the basic 8 count footwork pattern, the swing out, circle and several other moves that define Lindy. You can see examples of Lindy in movies and TV shows like "Swingers", "Malcolm X”, "Swing Kids”, "So You Think You Can Dance" and "Dancing With The Stars". Lindy can be danced to a variety of tempos and is often danced to swing music that includes traditional jazz from New Orleans, big band swing, and jump blues. Watch this video to see what Lindy is all about - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fDIPCuGpjE&t=10s&fbclid=IwAR2JpJns2JtHfewULAanSPe415PfoEXmmSjrpgzBjpjTvECabVg_lZ45w7c Date: Tuesdays, July 16 - August 13 Time: 6:45- 7:45 PM Location: Downstairs studio Tuition: $70 per student You must pre-register and pre-pay to be enrolled in this class at www.BrecksvilleArts.org Classes do sell out so please register as soon as you are able. https://reg127.imperisoft.com/Brecksville/ProgramDetail/3435333738/Registration.aspx You do NOT need a partner to take this class, however, there is a discounted rate for people who sign up as a couple with one person assuming the role of leader and the other person assuming the role of follower. Use discount code DANCEPARTNER on the checkout page to receive $10 off the regular $70 per person price. You must pay for each class you are taking separately IF you are using a discount code. If you are repeating a beginner class that you have previously taken with Get Hep Swing at BCA, please use the coupon code REPEAT to receive $30 off the class. You may repeat any beginner class you have already taken as many times as you wish. Most students take the beginner class at least 2-3 times and often take it in addition to the intermediate level class. You must pay for the beginner class separately if you are using a discount code. Discounts may not be combined Students should wear comfortable clothing and shoes that easily allow you to pivot. High heels are not recommended for this class. If you need help registering or paying for classes online, by mail, or in person, please email Barb at [masked] or call[masked]. For more information regarding class content, class levels, private lessons, our two monthly swing dances, school programs, etc., please see www.GetHepSwing.com or email Valerie at [masked] Please contact Valerie at [masked] if you have questions or concerns about which classes may be most suitable for you. To ensure the best learning environment, class placement is up to the discretion of Get Hep Swing owner, Valerie Salstrom who is a full-time, professional swing dancer.