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Helen Chao & Lia Brown

Helen Chao & Lia Brown

Alki Masonic Center (map)

2018 WCS Rising Star Tour Champions Helen Chao & Lia Brown with DJ Lia

Easter Swing 2019

Easter Swing 2019

Hyatt Regency Bellevue (map)

Easter Swing is one of the Pacific Northwest’s premier events! No third Sunday April event at Alki so book your tickets and hotel soon to join us!

Free West Coast Swing for Newcomers

Free West Coast Swing for Newcomers

Hyatt Regency Bellevue (map)

The Club presents FREE West Coast Swing instruction and activities geared specifically toward new dancers during our annual dance convention weekend. Please attend, invite, and share this amazing free event held at Easter Swing 2019!

Plus, every participant will receive a free Evening Pass to watch the live show and social dance with us in the Grand Ballroom later that night! We invite you to stay after newcomer classes for the evening activities with your Evening Pass. You can stand or sit in any riser in the Grand Ballroom.

Schedule

2:00-3:30 pm Class 1: West Coast “Swing Literacy” Basics with Myles Munroe & Tessa Cunningham Munroe

3:30-4:00 pm Break

4:00-5:30 pm Class 2: Social Dancing 101 with Benjamin Lofton & Katie Schneider

5:30-6:30 pm Newcomer Practice Social Dance

6:30-7:00 pm Dinner Break

7:00 pm-2:00 am Show & Dance in Grand Ballroom

Info & Tips

  • Completely FREE of cost to any newcomer, who is interested in learning West Coast Swing!

  • No partner or dance experience required so invite your friends! You’ll rotate between various partners during the class. You can choose to lead or follow, whatever you prefer.

  • Progressive classes so make sure you attend from the beginning, if possible!

  • Wear comfortable clothing (pants recommended) and leather- or suede-soled shoes. Dancing in socks work too!

  • Hydrate! We’ll provide water stations.

  • Bring a snack, or enjoy local eateries during the break.

  • Bring an extra shirt or change of clothes as you may want to freshen up.

  • Free parking

To register, go to www.easterswing.org. Feel free to RSVP and follow Newcomer event updates on Facebook here!