Swing It! offers Swing dance classes that cater for a variety of levels with the focus being on the authentic 1920s and 30s Lindy Hop style.  Our emphasis is on delivering an exciting and enthusiastic approach to the dance that defined a generation and is still going strong all around the world today!

Where do you start?

PLEASE NOTE: All Swing It classes and events are currently on hiatus in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. You can see the official announcement HERE. In the meantime you are welcome to purchase a course or Star Card as classes WILL be returning once the worst of the outbreak has passed. You also have the option of purchasing Private Lessons HERE where a teacher can come out to you. Thank you and stay tuned for news of our return.

Lindy Hop

Weekly Classes

Level 1

Never done Swing dancing before?  This is where you start. Each weekly class is designed to be someone’s first while at the same time offering new moves and material.  No experience or partner necessary and you can start whenever you like just turn up!  The Level 1 syllabus covers 5 weeks of material but it doesn’t matter when you start, imagine it as a course that starts whenever you do.  Once you’ve done your 5 weeks in Level 1 it’s time to move up to Level 2.

Level 2 

You’ve been in Level 1 for 5 weeks or so and now you’re looking to try something a little harder. Here you learn new moves, new rhythms and a whole lot of new variations you can add to the moves you already know. Level 1 was your introduction but here’s where you really see how big the Swing world can get.

Level 3

Here we explore the moves and rhythms of the Lindy Hop further with a greater emphasis on lead and follow techniques, musical appreciation and of course FUN!  The moves will become a little trickier and the speeds will be faster.

Before taking part, students must have attended Level 2 regularly for 6 months or more.  They must display a good understanding of rhythm and pulse, a good understanding of the Swing Out and must know: Texas Tommy, Back Charleston, Hand to Hand Charleston, Sugar Push.

Where can you go to learn?

Swing It! runs weekly classes several nights a week at multiple locations around Perth,


Mondays and Wednesdays from 7.00pm
Subiaco Scout Hall, 399 Rokeby Road


Wednesday nights from 7.30pm
Fremantle Church, 217 High St, Fremantle


Specialty Workshops

Swing It! regularly run exciting Specialty Workshops focusing on a range of topics including Air Steps, Solo Charleston, Solo Jazz and much more. Swing It also feature large scale workshops staring some of the best Swing dance instructors in the world. For more information on dates and times sign up for our weekly newsletter.