New Columbia Social

Tuesday, November 20, 08:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Josephine Butler Parks Center
2437 Fifteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
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Tuesday, November 13, 08:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Josephine Butler Parks Center
2437 Fifteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
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Tuesday, November 06, 08:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Josephine Butler Parks Center
2437 Fifteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
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About this Event

Introducing New Columbia Swing, DC's newest swing dance organization! We're proud to provide high-quality Lindy Hop classes and jazz music to spread the joy and history of swing dancing throughout DC and the region.


8-9pm: Three class options:

Drop-in

New Columbia Swing’s weekly drop in lesson will get you ready to enjoy dancing all night at our Social. We will introduce you to lindy hop, an improvisational social dance invented in Harlem to the swinging jazz of the 1930s and 1940s. No experience or partner required.

Intro to Lindy Hop

Learn the fundamental rhythms, movements, and partnering integral to Lindy, the swing dance style invented in the ballrooms of 1930s/40s Harlem, including 6-count and 8-count vocabulary.

Musicality

Explore how the jazz music that fostered the invention of swing dances constantly inspires your movement and dance ideas.

No partner is needed for any of our classes

9:00-11:30: The Social

Stick around after the classes to dance to our incredible DJs with tunes sure to keep your feet moving all night.