COURSES

Autumn season course schedule 2024


TIMECOURSETEACHERSVENUEDATES
TUESDAY
18.00–19.00West Coast Swing BeginnersTerhi, Hannu-PekkaLuostarivuoren koulu1.10.–10.12.
19.00–20.00West Coast Swing ImproversTerhi, Hannu-PekkaLuostarivuoren koulu1.10.–10.12.
WEDNESDAY
18.00–19.00West Coast Swing Intermediate*Mikko, Antero, Jelena, DisaLuostarivuoren koulu2.10.–11.12.
19.00–20.00West Coast Swing Advanced**Mikko, Antero, Jelena, DisaLuostarivuoren koulu2.10.–11.12.
THURSDAY
19.00–20.15Lindy Hop BeginnersJasmin, Marianna, OlliKatedralskolan i Åbo3.10.–12.12.
Subject to change.

*If the minimum number of participants for the WCS Advanced course is not met, the WCS Intermediate course will be held from 18.10-19.10, followed by WCS practice until 19.30.
**A level check will be organised for those wishing to attend the WCS Advanced course. More information coming later.

  • The autumn season will start on Tuesday 1.10.2024 and they consist of 11 classes.
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  • NOTE: You can enroll in the beginner courses without any dance background!
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before the start of the class to ensure that the instruction can begin on time and latecomers do not disrupt the class.
  • In addition to the weekly courses, we'll also organize:

More information about the courses


Lindy Hop Beginners

In the Lindy Hop beginners class, you don't need any previous dance experience because the course starts from the basics. From the course, you will gain the skills to dance in social settings and continue to deepen your Lindy Hop abilities in future courses and workshops. The class includes partner rotation, so you don't need to bring your own partner. Those who have previously danced Lindy Hop are also welcome to review the fundamentals or dance in the opposite role.
Additional information: lindyhop(at)turkuswingsociety.com

West Coast Swing Beginners

The course is a beginners course where the instruction starts from the very beginning. In the course, you will familiarize yourself with the rhythm, basic patterns, leading and following, and learn fun characteristics specific to the dance style. For the beginners course, you don't need any previous dance experience or a partner, as there will be partner rotation during the class. The course is also suitable for those who have previously danced the style and want to review the fundamentals.
Additional information: wcs(at)turkuswingsociety.com

West Coast Swing Improvers

The course is intended for those who have at least completed the West Coast Swing beginners course. The content of the course varies seasonally, and it is suggested to be completed at least twice before transitioning to the Advanced group. The course covers learning additional patterns, technique, leading and following, and also includes some review of the material learned in the beginners' course. The goal of the classes is to challenge participants to learn the intricacies of West Coast Swing and to enjoy this fantastic dance style.
Additional information: wcs(at)turkuswingsociety.com

West Coast Swing Intermediate

Course description coming!
Additional information: wcs(at)turkuswingsociety.com

West Coast Swing Advanced

Course description coming!
Additional information: wcs(at)turkuswingsociety.com

Course venues


Luostarivuoren koulu

Event hall (1st floor). Access to changing rooms: Take the stairs up to the 2nd floor from the main entrance.

Luostarinkatu 13, 20700 Turku

Katedralskolan i Åbo

More info coming soon!

Vanha Suurtori 1, 20500 Turku

Moon Dance Studio

More info coming soon!

Karjakatu 35b, 20520 Turku

Bolero / Flying Steps

3rd floor (top floor). Instructions on how to get to the halls can be found here.

Uhrilähteenkatu 2, 20250 Turku


Didn't find a suitable course?
Flying Steps offers instruction in swing dances and Argentine tango.