West Coast Swing Dance Classes

Every Thursday

Dance Classes from $15

Sutherland Community Hall & Senior Centre, 749 Old Princes Hwy Sutherland.


West Coast Swing classes are for anyone who wants to grow in their dance, someone who is looking to go to the next level, with the music and movement combined with a great atmosphere and workout this dance is like no other, classes are designed for any skill level even the brand newbie, dare to be bold.

We host dance classes 7-9 pm, every Thursday at Sutherland Pensioner Senior Citizens Hall, fully air-conditioned, right next to the Railways station (Multiple Parking at the venue, south of building including Pool Werx  and council, free after 6pm)

About the Classes

We get you moving, we start with footwork warm-ups, across the floor drills to help you understand timing and rhythm, we go over the connection with a partner. If you’ve never danced before, our classes are the perfect place to start! We take you through a simple but fun dance routine that will get your body moving and completely energise you. Both classes are based on West Coast Swing the dance that gives goosebumps on the back of the neck. 

During the course of both lessons, we will work on your 4, 6 and 8 count patterns, footwork, framework, and variations. We will help you understand musicality, and how to structure music into the dance and most importantly how to enjoy dancing with your partner to share in the experience of playtime.  

A typical ShaneKeriDance West Coast Swing dance night is as much about socialising and having fun, as is it is about learning to dance along with keeping fit and healthy! It’s much more than just a dance lesson, it’s a top night out!

Check out this fun Video

Class Timetable 

6:50pm: Arrive & check with Shane & Keri.

7:00 pm: Warm-Up.

7:10pm: Connection Drills.

7:40 pm: Intro to West Coast 4 – 6 – 8 count basics followed by a comfortable dance routine.

7:50 pm: Practice makes perfect!

8:00 pm: Take it to the next level. Apply everything you learned in the intro and add some extra awesome to it. 

8:50 pm: Social Dance

Book A Single Dance Class

Book Multiple Discounted Dance Classes

What to wear

Dress comfortably and wear shoes that are similar to joggers or dance shoes with not too much griping the soles.

Other Important Information 

Under 16 years of age free, must be accompanied by an adult. 

Full-time Uni Students $10.  (Must provide a current I.D.)

Great value & a great night out.  Where you can meet an interesting mix of people from all walks of life while staying healthy!

No need to book, just come on by pay at the door, there is the option below to pre-book classes if you so desire.

Drop-in any weeknight for a look. We make all classes user-friendly and fun.

Sutherland Senior Centre

More about West Coast Swing

A Swing dance that defies the odds and stays very progressive.  A modern style of Swing dance known as the dancer’s dance.

It doesn’t get any better than this when it comes to dancing. It’s the most popular, exciting and fun, exhilarating fastest growing dance across the globe, and there is a reason why? A musical, stylish, interactive & progressive modern Swing dance.  A dance having evolved through the ages of music from the 1930’s, with extremely strong roots from Lindy Hop, to current times expanding its style having and flavour to be a more modern and lyrical dance, keeping up with the trends of music through the current more contemporary style Top 40’s Pop, Hip hop, Blues or any 4/4 time music.

You, like everyone else, will fall in love with the dance.

Movement is Medicine – Dancing Enhances your quality of life so you owe it to yourself to give it a go!  We are here to help you. Let your friends know, too!

 Thanks for visiting our website.

Enjoy the journey.

Any questions please call us on 0401 256 245.

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