Every Wednesday night features new lessons & fun dancing
at the Cheryl Burke Dance studio in Mountain View

SCHEDULE

7:15pm – 8:15pm: Level 2 & Level 3 Classes
8:15pm – 9:15pm: Level 1 & Elective Classes
9:30pm – midnight: Dance Party

Wed May 6:
May Series Begin!
The Cosmo Alleycats!

You can review what you learnt in our series, check out April video playlists:

level 1 series

level 2 series

level 3 series

elective series

OUR CLASSES

Upcoming Series Classes

If you have trouble with registration,
please contact:  

May 2015 Level 1 Class Series – 8-count Lindy Hop
May 6 - May 27 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
REGISTER AT THE DOOR

Class details

Role type: Partnered
Price: see pricing section below
Teachers: Katie O'Neill, James Yeh

When you really want to dig that swing beat, there’s nothing like 8-count lindy hop! We will start with the basics, from zero dance experience on up, and get you swinging around the dance floor in no time! This is a progressive 4-week class; show up on the first week to get maximum benefit.

PRE-REQUISITES: None. No partner required; just bring your enthusiasm and comfortable clothes!

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May 2015 Level 2 Class Series – Charleston
May 6 - May 27 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
REGISTER AT THE DOOR

Class details

Role type: Partnered
Price: see pricing section below
Teachers: Hanah Yendler, Eliott Gray

Add some pizzazz to your Charleston by kicking and double-kicking our way through "airplane" charleston, Hand-to-Hand moves, Hack-saws and Kick-Throughs.  We'll even make the magical mix of Charleston Swing-Outs to really get you flying through those swingin' beats!  This is a progressive 4-week class; show up on the first week to get maximum benefit.

PRE-REQUISITES: Level 1A-C; twice through recommended. Execute a swingout, lindy circle, charleston and 6-count moves and transition between them in open and closed positions. No partner required, just bring your enthusiasm!

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May 2015 Level 3 Class Series – Connection
May 6 - May 27 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
REGISTER AT THE DOOR

Class details

Role type: Partnered
Price: see pricing section below
Teachers: Angela Lee, Paul Csonka

In this social dance of ours, it is our connection with our partners that makes it MAGIC. In this series, you will learn to play and move with connection, to listen actively to both leads and follows, and how to use that connection to build increasingly complex and great feeling dances.

PRE-REQUISITES: At least nine consecutive months of Level 1 and Level 2 including one full year of social dance, or discuss your eligibility with instructors. Under-qualified students will be asked to transfer to Level 2 in order to strengthen their fundamentals.

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May 2015 Elective Class Series – Balboa Fundamentals
May 6 - May 27 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
REGISTER AT THE DOOR

Class details

Role type: Partnered
Price: see pricing section below
Teachers: Crystal Nakatsu, Douglas Mathews

Originating in the Balboa Peninsula of Orange County, Balboa combines intricate footwork with smooth body movement, to create a dynamic and fast-paced dance that is fun to watch but even more fun to do! For everyone who wants to learn – or revisit – Balboa fundamentals, this four week series will get you up to speed with basic vocabulary and connection techniques, and get you out on the floor dancing Bal socially. We'll be covering the basic Balboa rhythm and core Pure Balboa and Bal-Swing figures.

PRE-REQUISITES: Having completed 3 months of Level 1. No partner required; just bring your enthusiasm and comfortable clothes!

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Upcoming Drop-in Classes

May 2015 Level 1 Class Series – 8-count Lindy Hop
May 6 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
REGISTER AT THE DOOR

Class details

Role type: Partnered
Price: see pricing section below
Teachers: Katie O'Neill, James Yeh

When you really want to dig that swing beat, there’s nothing like 8-count lindy hop! We will start with the basics, from zero dance experience on up, and get you swinging around the dance floor in no time! This is a progressive 4-week class; show up on the first week to get maximum benefit.

PRE-REQUISITES: None. No partner required; just bring your enthusiasm and comfortable clothes!

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May 2015 Level 2 Class Series – Charleston
May 6 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
REGISTER AT THE DOOR

Class details

Role type: Partnered
Price: see pricing section below
Teachers: Hanah Yendler, Eliott Gray

Add some pizzazz to your Charleston by kicking and double-kicking our way through "airplane" charleston, Hand-to-Hand moves, Hack-saws and Kick-Throughs.  We'll even make the magical mix of Charleston Swing-Outs to really get you flying through those swingin' beats!  This is a progressive 4-week class; show up on the first week to get maximum benefit.

PRE-REQUISITES: Level 1A-C; twice through recommended. Execute a swingout, lindy circle, charleston and 6-count moves and transition between them in open and closed positions. No partner required, just bring your enthusiasm!

hanaheliott

May 2015 Level 3 Class Series – Connection
May 6 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
REGISTER AT THE DOOR

Class details

Role type: Partnered
Price: see pricing section below
Teachers: Angela Lee, Paul Csonka

In this social dance of ours, it is our connection with our partners that makes it MAGIC. In this series, you will learn to play and move with connection, to listen actively to both leads and follows, and how to use that connection to build increasingly complex and great feeling dances.

PRE-REQUISITES: At least nine consecutive months of Level 1 and Level 2 including one full year of social dance, or discuss your eligibility with instructors. Under-qualified students will be asked to transfer to Level 2 in order to strengthen their fundamentals.

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May 2015 Elective Class Series – Balboa Fundamentals
May 6 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
REGISTER AT THE DOOR

Class details

Role type: Partnered
Price: see pricing section below
Teachers: Crystal Nakatsu, Douglas Mathews

Originating in the Balboa Peninsula of Orange County, Balboa combines intricate footwork with smooth body movement, to create a dynamic and fast-paced dance that is fun to watch but even more fun to do! For everyone who wants to learn – or revisit – Balboa fundamentals, this four week series will get you up to speed with basic vocabulary and connection techniques, and get you out on the floor dancing Bal socially. We'll be covering the basic Balboa rhythm and core Pure Balboa and Bal-Swing figures.

PRE-REQUISITES: Having completed 3 months of Level 1. No partner required; just bring your enthusiasm and comfortable clothes!

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If you are new to Wednesday Night Hop…

We offer four classes every Wednesday night. Our classes are organized in progressive monthly series and we encourage students to sign up and attend the whole series. Nevertheless you can usually drop-in, check this FAQ for details.

Some lessons are solo class and you do not need partner. Most lessons are partnered classes. Partnered swing dancing is a role based dance. You have to choose to be a “leader” or a “follower”, and stick with it for the duration of the series class or drop-in. Check this FAQ for more information.

Our class syllabus is organized into three progressive levels (level 1, level 2, level 3) and an elective class topic category. Please check our curriculum page for details.

If you’re dropping in, registration is at the door. For series classes, we encourage you to register online. It is cheaper and you will get through the line faster at the studio. You will need to create a user account. This will allow you to keep track of the classes you have attended. Online registration closes at 11:59pm on the day before the first class of the series.

  • Series Classes -- Includes free admission to dance party.
    • Before Tuesday midnight of series start: $25 online price
    • At the door: $30 door price
  • Drop-In Classes -- $16 drop-in. Includes free admission to dance party.
  • Both Drop-In Classes -- $24 drop-in. Includes free admission to dance party.
  • Swing Dance Party -- only $6 from 9:30pm - midnight

  • Series Classes -- Includes free admission to dance party.
    • Before Sunday midnight of series start: $45 early bird online price / $35 when registering for two series classes
    • After Sunday till Tuesday midnight: $50 online price / $37.50 when registering for two series classes
    • At the door: $60 door price / $45 when registering for two series classes
  • Drop-In Classes -- $16 drop-in. Includes free admission to dance party.
  • Both Drop-In Classes -- $24 drop-in. Includes free admission to dance party.
  • Swing Dance Party -- only $8 from 9:30pm - midnight; $12 on band nights.

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