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Every Wednesday night features new lessons & fun dancing
at the First United Methodist Church in Palo Alto

SCHEDULE

7:15pm – 8:15pm: Level 2 & Level 3 Classes
8:15pm – 9:15pm: Level 1 & Elective Classes
9:30pm – 11:45pm: Dance Party

Wed Jun 28: WNH closed this week
July series coming soon

WNH will be closed on June 28th due to a conflicting church event, we’ll be back on July 5th!

We are a bit behind on settling our July series teacher line-up. We thank you for your patience, July series registration should be up soon.

The Midsummer Night’s Swing Lindy Prom photo booth pictures are up on Facebook and Flickr. Thank you to Someday Sweethearts for performing for us!

Learn to dance this Summer, sign up for our Summer Swing special

Summer Swing is three months of beginner Lindy Hop for the price of 2*!

Summer Swing is a special program aimed at beginner dancers for the months of July, August, and September. Let your friends, family, coworkers, public transit buddies know, or register yourself and learn the opposite role! Please note that the registration is online only, and the number of available spots is limited, so sign up soon!

Sign up by yourself or with your friends. Just bring comfortable shoes and your enthusiasm.
Classes every Wednesday from July 5th to September 27th – 8:15pm to 9:15pm.

OUR CLASSES

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

Summer Swing Special: 3 months of Level 1 Lindy Hop for the price of 2*!
(limited quantities, offer expires July 4th at midnight)

If you have trouble with our store or registration,
please contact:  

Summer Swing 2017
Jul 5 - Sep 27 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm (Wednesdays)

Role type: Partnered
Price: see text below
Teachers: Sam Nguyen, Calvin Lu

Three months of Level 1 classes for the price of two*!

The summer is an excellent time to learn how to swing dance! Wednesday Night Hop will be starting the Summer Swing program in July and running through August and September. Three months of beginner Lindy Hop Lessons for the price of two*! This includes all the dances after the class and three live band nights.

Regularly this would cost $166, but you can come from July 5th through September 27th for only $100! If you are 24 or younger, or over 65, you get an even bigger discount, you get the whole three months for just $75.

Your teachers will be Sam Nguyen and Calvin Lu! These two have a true passion for spreading the joy and spirit of the dance. They will cover the following topics which form our level 1 Lindy Hop curriculum:

  • July: Charleston
  • August: Swingouts & Beyond (8-count Lindy Hop)
  • September: 6-count Swing

Please note that the online registration will close on Tuesday July 4th at midnight. The number of spots is limited, so sign up soon and join us on July 5th.

We hope you will start learning the Lindy Hop with us this summer!

(*) based on regular class series price
(**) if you are planning to attend level 2 or level 3, please email .

Sam Nguyen Calvin Lu

Upcoming Series Classes

If you have trouble with our store or registration,
please contact:  

Our next series classes will start on Wednesday July 5th, stay tuned.

Upcoming Drop-in Classes

No drop-in classes found, stay tuned.

Gift Certificate

Buy a gift certificate for a friend, colleague, or family member. Gift certificates can only be used towards paying for class series online on our website and are valid for 6 months.

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

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.

  • 4-week Series Classes (most months) -- Includes admission to dance party.
    • Before Tuesday midnight of series start: $25/person per series
    • At the door: $30/person per series
  • 5-week Series Classes (for months with 5 weeks of classes) -- Includes admission to dance party.
    • Before Tuesday midnight of series start: $30/person per series
    • At the door: $35/person per series
  • 3-week Series Classes (for months with 3 weeks of classes) -- Includes admission to dance party.
    • Before Tuesday midnight of series start: $25/person per series
    • At the door: $30/person per series
  • Drop-In Classes -- $16/person drop-in. Includes admission to dance party.
  • Both Drop-In Classes -- $24/person drop-in. Includes admission to dance party.
  • Swing Dance Party -- only $6/person from 9:30pm - 11:45pm
  • 4-week Series Classes (most months) -- Includes admission to dance party.
    • Before Sunday midnight of series start: $45/person for one series or $70/person for two series in the same month
    • After Sunday till Tuesday midnight: $50/person for one series or $75/person for two series in the same month
    • At the door: $60/person for one series or $90/person for two series in the same month
  • 5-week Series Classes (for months with 5 weeks of classes) -- Includes admission to dance party.
    • Before Sunday midnight of series start: $50/person for one series or $80/person for two series in the same month
    • After Sunday till Tuesday midnight: $55/person for one series or $85/person for two series in the same month
    • At the door: $65/person for one series or $100/person for two series in the same month
  • 3-week Series Classes (for months with 3 weeks of classes) -- Includes admission to dance party.
    • Till Tuesday midnight: $30/person per series
    • At the door: $40/person per series
  • Drop-In Classes -- $16/person drop-in. Includes admission to dance party.
  • Both Drop-In Classes -- $24/person drop-in. Includes admission to dance party.
  • Swing Dance Party -- only $8/person from 9:30pm - 11:45pm; $12/person on band nights.
  • 4-week Series Classes (most months) -- Includes admission to dance party.
    • Before Tuesday midnight of series start: $25/person per series
    • At the door: $30/person per series
  • 5-week Series Classes (for months with 5 weeks of classes) -- Includes admission to dance party.
    • Before Tuesday midnight of series start: $30/person per series
    • At the door: $35/person per series
  • 3-week Series Classes (for months with 3 weeks of classes) -- Includes admission to dance party.
    • Before Tuesday midnight of series start: $25/person per series
    • At the door: $30/person per series
  • Drop-In Classes -- $16/person drop-in. Includes admission to dance party.
  • Both Drop-In Classes -- $24/person drop-in. Includes admission to dance party.
  • Swing Dance Party -- only $6/person from 9:30pm - 11:45pm

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OUR UPCOMING EVENTS

We host a dance party every Wednesday, with live music once a month, usually on the first Wednesday of the month. Below are our upcoming events. You can check our recent events here.

WNH is closed
WNH is closed
June 28, 2017

WNH is closed

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Summer Swing 2017
Summer Swing 2017
July 5, 2017

Summer Swing 2017

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Band Night
Band Night
July 5, 2017

Band Night

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Summer Swing 2017
Summer Swing 2017
July 12, 2017

Summer Swing 2017

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