|Friday 8/26 at Hollywood
BEGINNER CLASS SERIES Learn 8 count whipes with Dave, Debbie & Kiona. They provide a friendly, structured environment to learn the basics and develop your skills. This friendly group is the place to get started and make new friends.Experienced dancers are welcome and encouraged to participate!
WCS FLASHMOB Dancers around the world and here in the DMV area are learning a simple choreographed routine in preparation for the annual International West Coast Swing Flashmob. Dancers will be performing the routine in public spaces for fun on September 3rd. The DC performance will be at the Jefferson Memorial steps. Many local venues are offering lessons to prepare. Lara Deni & Steve Wilder will teach part A and rehearse the whole routine toight during the 8:15 intermediate class time. At 10pm Roger & Mane will lead a practice in the small room.
KNOW THE CODE! A new Code of Conduct has been published to help everyone understand some ways we can all help to keep our social dance community fun and safe for everyone to enjoy.
A fantastic line up of guest instructors has been confirmed to present intermediate level class series on future Fridays!
September - Brad & Sarah Wheeler
October - Jody & Abby Moscaritolo
December Markus Smith & Trendlyon Veal
September Power Hour DJs James Kong, Curt Kothera, Lorenza McCann!
DC's largest, weekly West Coast Swing party with guest DJs & Host Dave Moldover. Fridays at Hollywood Ballroom in Silver Spring, MD. Music everyone can enjoy 9pm - 1am. Directions.
|4th Saturday West Coast Swing with Debbie & Friends at Avant Garde (Rockville)
8:00-9:00 West Coast Swing Basics (Debbie & Margie)
8:00-9:00 Flashmob Routine (Mane & Roger)
9:00-1:00 DJ Margie
$15 for the evening
|LGBT Social Dance & Workshop Event. Sept 1st-4th, Labor Day Weekend in DC.
Country & Western, Line Dance, Tango & West Coast Swing. Hosts Jim Coakley & John Lindo present a cross-over event focused on the LGBTQ and friends. Anyone who enjoys switching roles and dancing with everyone, regardless of their gender, is absolutely welcome!!
-DJ Louis St. George -Late night swing room -Floors by DJP (Dance Jam Productions)
-Classes in: WCS, Line, CW couples, and Tango. -Amazing hotel downtown Capitol Hill on Metro
-Live Sunday night concert by country artist Billy Gilman -Thursday September 1st pre-party at Town Danceboutique. www.dc-out.com
|AROUND TOWN.... West Coast Swing is bigger than ever in DC. There
are many west coast swing programs
in the Washington DC area. This list is not intended to be a complete summary. There is a
very active facebook group for DC West Coast Swing dancers where you can connect with other
dancers and learn about more events. The regular dance nights below offer drop in group lessons preceding social dances that are open to the public.
Sunday, (twice monthly) West Coast Swing & more at Herdon Senior Center, Herndon, VA more
Monday, West Coast Swing lessons & dancing with Debbie Tuttle at Rendezvous in Rockville, MD - more
Tuesday, West Coast Swing lessons & dancing at Bethesda Women's Club - more
Tuesday, West Coast Swing & other couples dancing @ Colvin Run in Great Falls, VA.- more
Wednesday, West Coast Swing & Country lessons & dancing with Dean & Dawn Garrish at Cherry Hill Park more
Wednesday & Thursday Baltimore's Ministry of Swing offers WCS classes and practice sessions
Thursday West Coast Swing Lessons & dancing at Nick's Nightclub in Alexandria, VA more
Thursday, West Coast Swing lessons & dancing in Frederick, MD - more
Friday, DC's Largest Weekly WCS party @ Hollywood Ballroom in Silver Spring, MD - more
1st Saturdays Ministry of Swing in Baltimore
1st Saturdays Cat Crosby hosts Avant Garde in Rockville - more
2nd Saturdays WCS & other couples dancing @ Colvin Run in Great Falls, VA.- more
2nd Saturdays Markus & Trendlyn Stuck On Swing @ Avant Garde in Rockville - more
2nd Saturdays Country & Swing dance with Mal & Linda Zerden @ Crown Dance Studio in Fairfax, VA
3rd Saturdays Ministry of Swing in Baltimore
3rd Saturdays WCS & more @ The Promenade DanceSport Facility - Baltmore.
4th Saturdays Dance With Debbie @ Avant Garde in Rockville - more
4th Saturdays Hustle & WCS @ Colvin Run in Great Falls, VA.- more
Classes with West Coast Swing specialists (not dance nights)
Mondays with Lara Deni in Gainesville, VA Denidanzco
Tuesdays with Markus & Trendlyon in Landover, MD more
Wednesdays & Thursdays with Lara Deni in Annandale Denidanzco
Wednesdays & Thursdays at Ministry of Swing in Baltimore
|PRIVATE LESSONS, PRACTICE & REHEARSAL SPACE
An ideal space for many dance styles is available by appointment 9am - 11pm everyday. Private location, off street parking, 1200' of floating hardwood, high ceiling, natural light. Located near Rockville & Olney, MD. Call 301.330.7708 or email for details and availability.