What we're about

Welcome to New York City Swing Dance, Meetup's largest and most active swing dance group! Our members love going out, dancing, and socializing! The experience levels of our members range from beginner to advanced. Events frequently start with an optional beginner lesson. Types of swing dance include East Coast, Lindy Hop, and West Coast.

Members are asked to review our rules of membership here: https://swingdancing.meetup.com/82/about/ .

Upcoming events (4+)

Beginner Swing @ Steps on Broadway!

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We are happy to announce a new class. Brooke McDaniel will be teaching an open beginner Lindy Hop Style swing class every Sunday at 5 PM at Steps on Broadway. Starts[masked] Broadway between 74th and 75th.

Intermediate Swing (Lindy Hop) and Advanced Swing (Lindy Hop) Levels 3 & 4

Ripley Grier Studios

Swing Remix Dance Classes
Every Monday at 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm
Ripley Grier Studios,
131 W. 72nd St. room #2R
Instructors:Milo Saidl & Nissreen Almazouni!

One class $20pp

Intermediate Swing (Lindy Hop) (Level 3):
Lindy Hop is the grandfather of all swing dances. Popularized through television and film of the 1940s and 50s, the Lindy is a partnered dance comprised of 6 and 8-count patterns, including a signature move called the swing out. Learn all of the fundamental steps and classic stylings of this original New York City dance. No partner required. Drop-in class. Swing experience required. $20pp

8:00 pm Advanced Swing (Lindy Hop) Variations (Level 4):
Take your basic Lindy Hop patterns and forms and expand them to a greater expressive level!
Learn to add different classic footworks, stylings, and hijack moves (moves with different outcomes).

*For the advanced student. All participants must be comfortable with Level 3 figures and patterns with no exceptions!

*All classes are 55 minutes, are drop-in and don’t require preregistration.

*Cash only please

*Partner dance class participants must rotate partners unless you bring your own person.

Solo Jazz Class!

4 W 43rd St


Instructors: Jaime Shannon

7:00 pm Solo Jazz (Open Level):
Solo jazz is a style of swing era dance that one dances by themselves. This authentic solo vernacular jazz dance includes moves and steps that you can incorporate into partner dance, such as Suzie-Q, Boogie Backs, Charleston, and The Shorty George. No experience or partner required! Beginner Friendly! This class is a must to build your dance vocabulary!

*All classes are 55 minutes, are drop-in and don’t require preregistration.

*Proof of vaccination and identification are required to attend these classes.

*Cash only please

@Kilowatt Dance Theater
4 West 43rd St #803

Advanced Beginner Swing @ Steps

Steps On Broadway

Teacher: Spencer Weisbond

Swing Dance: Advanced Beginner
(level 2)

Advance 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 Lindy Hop (level 3). No partner required. Prerequisite: completion of level 1 or instructor approval.

Please call Spencer with questions about your level or content


Past events (2,143)

Beginner Swing Dance & Adv Beginner Swing

Ripley Grier Studios