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 August 5: Live Music w/ the Ivory Club Boys, DJ Steve, and the September Series

You can register online for September series classes until Tuesday midnight.
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OUR CLASSES

Upcoming Series Classes

If you have trouble with registration,
please contact:  

September 2015 Level 1 Class Series – Charleston
Sep 2 - Sep 23 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm (Wednesdays)

Class details

Role type: Partnered

Price: see pricing section below

Teachers: Carla Heiney, Philippe Wilson

Come out and kick your way around some basic Charleston! You will learn basic body movement, drill technique on Charleston kicks, and explore 20s and 30s style Charleston as you get ready to kick it on the social dance floor.

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

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September 2015 Level 2 Class Series – Swing Out — Focus on the Send Out
Sep 2 - Sep 23 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm (Wednesdays)

Class details

Role type: Partnered

Price: see pricing section below

Teachers: Katie O'Neill, Justin Lebar

Do you and your social dancing partners a favor by taking care of them during one of the most important moves in lindy hop, the Swing Out! Learn useful new ways to think about the dance, and expand your knowledge base and options for how to execute great and comfortable swingouts for both your leaders and your followers! This class focuses mostly on counts 4,5&6 of the swingout, and also deals with what the follow can do creatively when that happens!

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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September 2015 Level 3 Class Series – Connection
Sep 2 - Sep 23 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm (Wednesdays)

Class details

Role type: Partnered

Price: see pricing section below

Teachers: Carla Heiney, Kevin Weng

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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September 2015 Elective Class Series – Vision Boarding — using choreo to get your goals
Sep 2 - Sep 23 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm (Wednesdays)

Class details

Role type: Partnered

Price: see pricing section below

Teachers: Lori Taniguchi, James Yeh

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Upcoming Drop-in Classes

September 2015 Level 1 Class Series – Charleston
Wed Sep 2 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm

REGISTER AT THE DOOR

Class details

Role type: Partnered

Price: see pricing section below

Teachers: Carla Heiney, Philippe Wilson

Come out and kick your way around some basic Charleston! You will learn basic body movement, drill technique on Charleston kicks, and explore 20s and 30s style Charleston as you get ready to kick it on the social dance floor.

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

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September 2015 Level 2 Class Series – Swing Out — Focus on the Send Out
Wed Sep 2 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm

REGISTER AT THE DOOR

Class details

Role type: Partnered

Price: see pricing section below

Teachers: Katie O'Neill, Justin Lebar

Do you and your social dancing partners a favor by taking care of them during one of the most important moves in lindy hop, the Swing Out! Learn useful new ways to think about the dance, and expand your knowledge base and options for how to execute great and comfortable swingouts for both your leaders and your followers! This class focuses mostly on counts 4,5&6 of the swingout, and also deals with what the follow can do creatively when that happens!

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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September 2015 Level 3 Class Series – Connection
Wed Sep 2 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm

REGISTER AT THE DOOR

Class details

Role type: Partnered

Price: see pricing section below

Teachers: Carla Heiney, Kevin Weng

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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September 2015 Elective Class Series – Vision Boarding — using choreo to get your goals
Wed Sep 2 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm

REGISTER AT THE DOOR

Class details

Role type: Partnered

Price: see pricing section below

Teachers: Lori Taniguchi, James Yeh

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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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