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Welcome to Swing Junction - Voted #1
Experience the Joy of Dance
If you are new to Swing Junction you can find us in different locations from New Braunfels to San Antonio TX.
We have lessons in Swing Dancingfrom Charleston, Collegiate Shag, Balboa, Rock & Roll, Lindy Hop, Country Western Two Step, Line Dancing, Western Swing and Original Boogie Woogie. Come dance tonight ya'll .... If you’ve never danced before our weekly Level 1 class is the place to start. Beginners are welcome - no experience or partner necessary.
Come join the fun, build your confidence and feel the thrill and excitement of Swing Dancing. First Time? Try your fist class for $5 or get your 5 or 10 Class Punch Cards for $50 or $90 p/person. No partner needed as we rotate those that come by themselves. (Only pay when you take a lesson with your punch card - take one class or take two classes at 6:30 and 7:30 PM)
Best Dance Lessons in New Braunfels
Readers Choice Winner 2019 - Best Dance Lessons
Thank you New Braunfels for allowing us to share our passion with you. We look forward to another great year filled with fun, friends and dancing!
Rob & Diane van Haaren
Swingin' by the River - TBA Jan 2020
Swingin’ by the River is a night out with great Jazz Music, Wine, Dancing and Entertainment at “The Grande Ballroom”, a beautiful location right next to the Faust Bridge in New Braunfels.
Swing Band TBD
Come and enjoy the show! 1940's attire is encouraged. 7:30 PM Swing Lesson 8 PM Live Band and Performances. Early Bird Tickets $15 (before Nov 10th) $20 after and $25 at he door. Details, tickets and to get a feel for what the last event was like click here
DANCE LIKE IN THE MOVIES
Workshop Saturday November 16th, 2019 in New Braunfels TX
Teachers: Rob & Diane van Haaren
Saturday November 16 - New Braunfels
Dance Like In The Movies 9:30 AM - 1 PM
An exciting workshop with great styling tips, moves and material for Lindy Hop and Swing Dancing. Styling on the basics, the Whip, Slides, Ladies Twist, Turns and much more. Details and schedule here.
Online Registration $55 Per Person for the whole day ($65 at the door). Sorry no partial day. Sign up to reserve your spot today:
Join the #SwingMovement
Empower yourself with tips on dancing, on upcoming Swing Music and Dance Events in New Braunfels, Austin and San Antonio and become part of the #SwingMovement
DANCING MAKES YOU HAPPY
Steps that heal, movements that make us happy! Read the article here
SWING DANCE LESSONS
Tuesdays - 3 Different Classes
5 WEEK SERIES - TUESDAYS
Come join the fun, build your confidence and feel the thrill and excitement of Swing Dancing and it's great community. First Time? Try your fist class for $5 or get your 5 or 10 Class Punch Cards for $50 or $90 p/person. No partner needed as we rotate those that come by themselves. (Only pay when you take a lesson with your punch card - take one class or take two classes at 6:30 and 7:30 PM)
Your Teachers (from left to right): Diane, Gianfranco, Alyssa, Rob, Gilbert and Leslie (Yes we are entering a great new 20’s era)
New Series Starts
Tuesdays in New Braunfels: November 19 - January 7 - February 11 - March 17 - April 21
JAN 7th @2020 - SWING DANCE LESSONS - 5 WEEK SERIES
CHOOSE FROM 3 CLASSES - TUESDAYS
(Beginners Lesson start at 7:30 PM)
6:30 PM “SWING SHIFT” Performance Group - Level 2 And Up
Become part of the SWING SHIFT Performance Group (We work it Day and Night!). As a group you get to learn routines starting with Rockin Robin in a 5 week series - Each 5 Weeks we will do a New Routine. You get to do something together - Practice a fun routine - Learn new steps and repeat them together as a team so you will learn it better and faster as we build our repertoire - Get a chance to perform it for those that would like to (this Performance Group is for all - Be comfortable with your 6 Count Basics) No extra fees - just use your punch card.
Teachers: Rob & Diane
7:30 PM BEGINNING ROCK & ROLL - Level 1
Beginner Swing - Learn how to lead and follow and dance to some fun music in this upbeat class (no partner or experience needed)
Teachers: Rob & Diane
7:30 PM INTERMEDIATE LINDY HOP - Level 3
Work your Swing Outs and combinations into some inspiring variations in this class for all this that are comfortable with their 6 and 8 count basics.
8:30 DJ DANCE SOCIAL
First Time? Try your fist class for $5 or get your 5 or 10 Class Punch Cards for $50 or $90 p/person. No partner needed as we rotate those that come by themselves.
American Legion, 410 W. Coll Street, New Braunfels. (Right across from the Sophienburg Museum in Downtown)
Reserve your spot - Registration Click here
COUNTRY WESTERN TWO STEP LESSONS - Wednesdays
Boot scootin' fun. 5 Week Series. Get a 5 or 10 week punch card and save (only pay when you come). No partner or experience needed. Come dance tonight ya'll .... First Time ? Try your fist class for $5 or get your 5 or 10 Class Punch Cards for $50 or $90 p/person. No partner needed as we rotate those that come by themselves. (Only pay when you take a lesson with your punch card - take one class or take two classes at 6:30 and 7:30 PM)
New Series starts November 20 - January 8, 2020 - February 12 - March 18 - April 22
WEDNESDAYS - CHOOSE FROM 2 CLASSES
6:30 Intermediate Two Step (Starts Oct 16)
7:30 Beginning Two Step (Going on now!)
Classes are taught by Michelle Schroeder and are progressive building on material taught the week before. Details click here.
LEARN TO DANCE IN A DAY - Swing and Two Step
By popular request we added new dates in San Antonio and New Braunfels!
Discounted Online Pricing! NEW DATES IN JAN @2020
A fun day for beginners and a chance to learn or perfect your basics. VOTED #1 Best dance lessons. with Rob and Diane van Haaren and Michelle Schroeder. Only $35 p/person with online registration
Rob & Diane van Haaren and Michelle Schroeder will rock your world with this fun and exhilarating Dance Boot Camp and have you dance in a day!
Half a day (Morning or afternoon) $25 per person ($30 at the door)
Whole day only $35 per person online ($45 at the door) Details click here
TBA in Jan @2020 - San Antonio
TBA in Jan @2020 - New Braunfels
9 AM - 3:30 PM
Swing into the New Year
2020 - Start your Swing Dancing here
If you are ready to start your fun adventure, detailed info and registration: click here
Swing Dancing Today
Swing Dancing is Alive and Kicking! Check out todays culture around the world and right here in Central Texas. For more click here
Upcoming Classes 2020
Our Swing Lessons are on Tuesdays and Country and Western are held on Wednesdays at the American Legion in New Braunfels and Swing Lessons are Thursdays at the Kit Kat located at the the American Legion Post 2 in San Antonio. Click for location here
Upcoming Lessons and Events
Swing Classes on Tuesdays, Country on Wednesdays in New Braunfels
Swing Classes in New Braunfels are at the American Legion on Tuesdays and Country on Wednesdays and in San Antonio Swing lessons and Live Bands are on Thursdays. Welcome to our Swing Junction family!
THU Swing Lesson & Dance (SA)
Join us at SwingMovement for local dancing
Learn to Dance
Learn how to Swing Dance and lead and follow. We offer Swing Dance classes for all levels from the authentic 1920s, 30s and 40’s dances like the Charleston, Shag, Balboa Swing to East Coast Swing and Lindy Hop which all have gained huge popularity around the world. Want to Two Step or Country Line Dance come on Wednesdays! Classes are easy going and fun, and most classes are followed by a dance social afterwards where you get to practice your steps. You will have somuch fun with your new moves, that you won’t evenrealize how much you have learned. Come and experience the excitement and fun of this happy dance, which defines the best of a great generation. It is now here for you to enjoy!
About Swing Junction
Did you know?
1) That Swing Dancing makes you smarter 2) Is a great anti-depressant 3) Extends your lifespan! Did we also tell you that we just have tons of fun? Feel the energy that radiates of every person after their first swing dance lesson.
Make somebody else smile. We get creative and smile even more when we mess up! Mission accomplished. Swing Dancing, also known as the the Lindy Hop, is the happy dance, the original social network that empowers and energizes people and allows you to be your happy self, while you make somebody else smile!
Find a Location
You probably have seen us dancing all around town because Swing Music is all around too. From Big Band Swing to Rock and Roll the dance lends its self to many music styles. Here are the locations to learn to Swing or Country Dance:
In New Braunfels
1) Swing Junction - at American Legion 410 W. Coll Street in Downtown
In San Antonio
2) Swingin' at the Kit Kat - at American Legion Post 2 together with
Alamo City Swing Revival on 3518 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio.
WELCOME TO SWING JUNCTION
WE ARE HERE TO BUILD COMMUNITY - LEARN SIMPLE AND FUN SKILLS FOR PERSONAL GROWTH AND HAVE PLACES WHERE WE CAN RECONNECT, LISTEN AND DANCE TO GREAT MUSIC AND MAKE NEW FRIENDS.
LET'S SWING DANCE BABY!