Description

  • Classes
  • Tickets from £10.00
  • Jazz
  • Over 18
  • Every Monday
  • 19:00 - 22:00
Swing Dancing!
Learn this fun, dynamic and challenging style of partner dance in a friendly social setting aimed at total beginners.
Every Monday in Hackney we hold a fun introductory lesson at The Mildmay Club!
- Mondays
- 7pm Intro to swing dancing
- 8pm Beginner Swing Dancing
- £15 cash/card on the door
(£10 if you prebook online)
- @ The Mildmay Club
33-34 Newington Green,
London N16 9PR

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"Intro To Swing Dancing"
New dancers welcome!
This class starts from the very beginning, we go over the basic steps and movements each week helping build confidence. If you dont have formal partner dance experience and dont know where to start, this class is for you. This class will be fun, challenging and great way to to learn a new skill
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"Beginner Swing Dancing"
Ready to level up?
If you've learned the basic steps and movements, feel confident with the material in the intro class are ready to start building on technique and musicality, this class is for you.
We'll help you link moves together, learn fun variations on the basics, understand the dance and its history a bit more while cleaning up any habits you've picked up along the way.

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- Prebook not required, just show up!
- Partner not required, we got you covered!
-Experience not needed we start from scratch!
- Cash & Card accepted on the door!
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What is Swing Dancing?
It’s a partner dance from the 1930’s primarily done to early jazz (aka swing) music originating from the African American neighbourhoods of The U.S. Specifically we call it
"Lindy Hop", give it a search in YouTube for reference. Nowadays people from all over the world participate in this style of dance. It’s fun, social, challenging to learn and open to anyone.
What do I wear?
Come as you are, comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes that you can move around in....don’t worry about dressing up in any special way. Do not come in fancy dress! Avoid boots, sandals or high heels!
This is my first lesson, is that okay?
Yes! Total beginners welcome! Each class starts from scratch. The majority of our students are also trying out their first dance lesson too!
Can I really show up alone?
Yep, in fact we rotate partners throughout the class, so you’ll always have a partner and eventually get to know most the students!
What kind of people show up?
All types! Artist, business people, artistic business people, anyone .
Ages typically range in class from mid 20’s to mid 30’s....but age doesn’t matter (unless your under 18, in which case, we can’t have you)...
We are LGBTQ+ inclusive!
We warmly welcome friends from all walks of life. We strive to be inclusive and try to honour our guests with respect for their gender, sexuality and identities. If there's a way we can help make you feel more welcome, we are open to suggestions as we are always eager to learn how to be more inclusive.

Offers

Promotions

Tickets/Times

Ticket Event time Cost
7pm Intro Swing Dance Lesson

For those who need to start at the beginning!

19:00 - 20:00 £10.00
8pm Beginner Swing Dance Lesson

For those ready to build on the basics!

19:00 - 22:00 £10.00

Location

Address

The Mildmay Club, 33-34 Newington Green, London, N16 9PR

Nearest Station

Dalston Kingsland (Rail)

Organiser

Vinateg Arts Asylum
For those who dance late into the night. The Vintage Arts Asylum is a collective of swing-era hedonists, preserving the grit, authenticity and spirit of vintage dance and music. We teach classes in Lindy Hop, Balboa, Burlesque, Collegiate Shag, Chorus-line, Tap, and many more.. Additionally, we throw killer vintage parties and cabarets for dancers and non-dancers alike - we are purveyors of London’s finest vintage DJ’s, performers and live jazz musicians, not to mention the cocktails. We are looking for the passionate, the hard-dancers, scene heretics, the drinkers and the mentalists of rhythm. We offer drop in beginner swing lessons, courses in different styles of swing and often throw parties where everyone is invited. 

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