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UPDATE!

Starting October 1, 2020 we will be doing Thursday Evening Swing at The Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center in Post Falls, Idaho! See the dates listed in October below for information or to purchase your dance tickets/passes.

THURSDAY EVENING SWING

Join us for fun & friendly Swing Dancing every Thursday night!

 

Hosted by Joel & Jackie Plys of the Northwest Swing Dance Co., they have provided
vintage swing dance classes & events for over 20 years all around the world.

 

Choose from a Beginner or Intermediate group class followed by 2 hours of social dancing!
If you would like to learn more about what the dance styles are please visit our ABOUT SWING DANCING page.

 

No partners required. All ages and skill levels welcome.

Masks are highly encouraged but not required.
We can keep masked vs. un-masked students separate during class (6+ ft apart).
We can have a separate social dance room for those only wearing masks if needed.

 

Swing dancing is not only a lot of fun, but it's great exercise and a fantastic way to meet new people!

 

Dancing with us is "so much fun, you won't believe it!"

Beginner Jitterbug

If you are new to Swing Dancing this is the class to start with. In this 4 week series we will be teaching you the footwork, rhythms, & connection of 6-count Jitterbug to get you dancing!

 

The cost includes the 1 hour lesson + social dance after.

* Due to the holidays and scheduling conflicts with the venue there will be one class/dance for November & December.

Day

Time

Dates

Level

Dance

Cost

THU

7:00pm

Oct 29

Nov 19

Dec 17

Beginner

Jitterbug

Intermediate Swing

After you feel comfortable with the fundamentals of Jitterbug & Lindy Hop it's time to challenge yourself and mix the 2 dances together. This class may incorporate different footwork rhythms and styling and will take your social dancing to another level!

The cost includes the 1 hour lesson + social dance after.

*This is the final class of the 4 week October series.

Day

Time

Dates

Level

Dance

Cost

THU

7:00pm

Oct 22

Intermediate

Mixing

6-count &

8-count

See below

Beginner Lindy Hop

The Lindy Hop is THE swing dance style that you need to know! This 8 count dance was created in Harlem in the 1930s. In this class you will learn the footwork, connection, rhythms, and moves for the basic, swing out, and lindy circle.

The cost includes the 1 hour lesson + social dance after.

Day

Time

Dates

Level

Dance

Cost

THU

7:00pm

Oct 29

Beginner

Lindy Hop

See below

Intermediate Lindy Hop

After you feel comfortable with the foundational Lindy Hop footwork & rhythms, you can move on to the intermediate class where we will give you styling, moves, and mess with the rhythms/footwork.

The cost includes the 1 hour lesson + social dance after.

Day

Time

Dates

Level

Dance

Cost

THU

7:00pm

Oct 29

Intermediate

Lindy Hop

See below

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October 29th

Costumed solo dance contest - winner is who dances best as who they dressed up as!

Raffle for fun prizes!

Hocus Pocus performance!

Candy & spooky treats!

 
Gena Warner

OCT - Beginner Lindy Hop

NOV - Intermediate Charleston

DEC - Beginner Jitterbug

Clayton Fosberg

OCT - Intermediate Lindy Hop

NOV - Beginner Jitterbug

DEC - Beginner Balboa

Robyn Reeves

OCT - Intermediate Lindy Hop

NOV - Beginner Jitterbug

DEC - Beginner Balboa

YOUR INSTRUCTORS:

Joel Plys

OCT - Beginner Jitterbug

NOV - Beginner Charleston

DEC - Intermediate Balboa

Jackie Plys

OCT - Beginner Jitterbug

NOV - Beginner Charleston

DEC - Intermediate Balboa

Jason Goetz

OCT - Beginner Lindy Hop

NOV - Intermediate Charleston

DEC - Beginner Jitterbug

THURSDAY CLASS PRICING

Pre-Pay

If you purchase your ticket before noon on October 29th, you will be automatically entered into a drawing for a FREE entry to the Thursday Evening Swing event on November 19th!

Class + Dance

$15

Join us for an evening of a dance class of your choice + 2 hours of social dancing!

Dance Only

$10

If you just want to attend the 2 hour social dance, this is the ticket option for you!

Kid's Pricing

All kids 12 and under are FREE to any of our classes & events! Ages 13-18 are only $5 per class or $5 per Thursday Evening Swing.

No pre-pay option for kids. Just pay at the door!

Social Dance

Pass

If you don't feel like taking classes then check out our dance only pass. You get 8 hours of social dancing for $30!

Only valid until noon on the day of the first dance of the month.

$30

Free - $5

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Location

THE JACKLIN ARTS & CULTURAL CENTER

405 N William St, Post Falls ID 83854

The JACC is located in Post Falls less than 1/2 a mile off of Interstate 90. It's a beautiful historical building that was a church built in the 1800s. It really is the perfect place to continue the history of vintage swing dancing!

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