Swing dancing is a “catch all” term for the dances that originated in the swing era and were danced to swing music. At Boulder Swing Dance we specialize in Lindy Hop, Balboa, and Charleston; authentic partner swing dances in a friendly and welcoming environment! These three original swing dances are characterized by their high energy and joyful nature.
Today there's a vast community of swing dancers that stretches around the globe. It's a great way to stay fit and meet new people. Check out our Swing 101 page for more information.
Need some music to get your feet tapping? Our Music page has got you covered.
Learn to swing dance by getting started with our month-long Level 1 Intro to Swing series. No Partner needed. Join our Monday night Level 1 series at the start of any month. To help you prepare for what to expect in your first class, we have put together a handy guide.
All of our classes are progressive which means they build on one another. Click here to find out more about our curriculum.
We also offer private lessons. To find out more about private lessons email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can join any of our class series the first or second Monday of the month. (September you must join the first week of the series) If you are more advanced or already have swing experience, then check our schedule and class descriptions to figure out what level is appropriate for you.
Our classes take place at Kakes Studios in downtown Boulder. We also have regular social events, and occasional special events and dances.
Our classes usually run in 4-week series that begin the first Monday of the month in Boulder at Kakes Studios. However, October will have a 5-week series!
You can join a class series in the first week or second week of the month, but after that you must wait until the following month's series.
Students who are in our Level 2 classes can join our Flatiron Stompers performance team. We still have a few spots left for leaders on our Flatiron Stompers performance team. If you are interested, talk to Heather or Krister. You should have completed at least 3 of our 4 Level 2 sessions or the equivalent. This session will be taught by Skye and Freeman, and practice will take place on Monday nights from 6:30-8:00PM at Kakes Studios.
|7:00-8:00||Level 1.5 (Promenade)
|8:00||Level 1 (Intro)||Level 2 (Balboa)|
4-class punchcard: $50 ($30 Students) 10-class punchcard: $95
Punchcards can be shared by more than one person and are transferable.
DJ Night: $5
Band night: $10
Take a class, get into the dance for free
2115 Pearl St.
Boulder, CO, 80302
Balboa Brunch- FREE DANCES
Grab your favorite people and join us for Balboa Brunch! We have a mix of the best live bands and DJs in town. Beginners, non-dancers and other styles of dance all welcome. Everyone is welcome at Balboa Brunch.
Sunday, September 30th
1:00-1:30 FREE Beginner Lesson
1:30-4:00 Live music with the Joe Smith Quartet
Mercury Cafe Denver
2199 California St, Denver, Colorado 80205
The Flatiron Flyers
Boulder Swing Dance has a higher level performance team for students that is by invitation or tryout only. Our next session will start up again in September on Monday nights from 6:30-8PM. Talk to an instructor if you are interested in being considered for the team. Here is our latest routine performed at the Mercury Cafe in Denver.
Boulder Swing T-Shirts are now available
The Boulder Swing Dance t-shirts are ready. Our new "Lindy Hops" shirt, designed by Natalia Eristavi and Augie Freeman, is a dance pun that also captures the spirit of Boulder with this fun dance pun. These super comfy shirts are from American Apparel and feature a 50:50 blend of cotton and polyester. Order yours today.