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Learn from our Dance Team members who are some of the most talented dancers on the swing scene today. Each of us specializes in the swing styles that emerged out of the 1920s – 1950s here in America. We cherish these dances and love sharing them so that they will live on and on. Maybe you’ll be part of the next generation of talent.

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Collegiate Shag: The Art of Shagging

October 22 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Collegiate Shag: The Art of Shagging with Paolo Pasta Lanna Sunday, October 22nd (3-6pm) Level: Open A basic sampling of this high flow kick dance that was all the rage in the 1930’s. Today it has evolved into a polished, dynamic social dance with creative transitions and intricate position variations. We’ll cover footwork, passes, diagonals, camel walks, double kicks, breaks aways and more! Pricing: $40 in advance/$50 Day of Register Here: http://youshouldbedancing.nyc/events/collegiate-shag-art-shagging/

Lindy Hop Advanced Concepts

October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until October 30, 2017

Lindy Hop Advanced Concepts & Techniques 4-Week Group Course Level 5/Advanced Calling advanced dancers! Do you want to perfect the moves that you already know? Want to make everything feel effortless yet dynamic? Are you looking to add some complexity to your social dancing? In this class we’ll spend time on the details, build body awareness, gain a deeper understanding of the music, and geek out on Lindy Hop.   Register Here: http://youshouldbedancing.nyc/events/lindy-hop-advanced-concepts-techniques-20/

Swing Patterns & Footwork

October 23 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30pm on Monday, repeating until October 23, 2017

Mondays, 8:30-9:30pm Swing Beginner Patterns & Footwork This class introduces you to the style of Swing that was born in Harlem during the late 1920s and 30s. Developed and refined thru decades of this social dancing the Lindy Hop, we will explore the Hollywood and Savoy styles along with footwork of Boogie Woogie. Emphasis on patterns and footwork and the material rotates monthly, giving returning students more to learn and discover. Details include: Partnering (lead-follow techniques) Feeling the rhythm Adding patterns…

Private Event Freehold

October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dancers from the Rhythm Stompers will present dances from the 1920s-1940s at this private gala function.

Lindy Hop Advanced Concepts

October 30 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Monday, repeating until October 30, 2017

Lindy Hop Advanced Concepts & Techniques 4-Week Group Course Level 5/Advanced Calling advanced dancers! Do you want to perfect the moves that you already know? Want to make everything feel effortless yet dynamic? Are you looking to add some complexity to your social dancing? In this class we’ll spend time on the details, build body awareness, gain a deeper understanding of the music, and geek out on Lindy Hop.   Register Here: http://youshouldbedancing.nyc/events/lindy-hop-advanced-concepts-techniques-20/

Private Party Berlin

November 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Two dance couples from our team present their favorites showcases at this private function in Berlin, NJ.

A Century of Swing production

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

DATE: THURSDAY NOVEMBER 16th VENUE: The Oaks at Denville - Denville, NJ SHOW: A CENTURY OF SWING DESCRIPTION: For this show we will present a traveling history of Swing and the dances that evolved from the 1920s - 1950s. We'll cover styles such as The Lindy Hop, The Charleston, Chorus Girls/Flapper, Boogie Woogie, The Collegiate Shag and The Balboa.  Our MC will give short introductions of each dance with some history on and explanations of the style performed.

Special Event (pending)

November 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

One couple from the Rhythm Stompers to perform at this private party

FUNDRAISER & AWARDS CEREMONY

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 30th FUNDRAISER & AWARDS CEREMONY DANCERS: TWO COUPLES from the RHYTHM STOMPERS will present showcase numbers during the Awards Ceremony.  LOCATION: Saint Peter’s University Sky Room 47 Glenwood Avenue Jersey City, NJ 07306 APPEARANCE TIME: 6:30 – 7:30 and 8:15 – 8:45pm

Private Function (pending)

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

One couple from the Rhythm Stompers to perform at this special event.

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