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Wednesday Nights: Bangalow swing dance school classes - $15

Our Bangalow classes are held at The Bowlo, 21 Bryon Bay Road, Bangalow (NSW) every Wednesday evening.

7:00pm – 7:45pm Beginners **New Beginners MUST complete 4 consecutive weeks before moving into Transition Class**
7:45pm – 8:05pm Social Practice
8:05pm – 8:35pm Transition **New Transitions MUST complete 4 consecutive weeks before moving into Intermediate/Advanced Class**
8:35pm – 9:00pm Social Practice
9:00pm – 9:45pm Intermediate/Advanced
Social Dance to Close at 10.00pm
Thursday Nights: Gold Coast swing dance school classes - $15

Our Gold Coast classes are held at Club Mermaid, 9 Markeri Street, Mermaid Beach

7:00pm – 7:45pm Beginners **New Beginners MUST complete 4 consecutive weeks before moving into Transition Class**
7:45pm – 8:05pm Social Practice
8:05pm – 8:35pm Transition **New Transitions MUST complete 4 consecutive weeks before moving into Intermediate/Advanced Class**
8:35pm – 9:00pm Social Practice
9:00pm – 9:45pm Intermediate/Advanced
Social Dance to Close at 10.00pm
Tuesday Night:

Tuesday Night Specialty Classes are ever changing and evolving with something new and exciting popping up all the time. For the moment though, with festive season commitments fast approaching, we are having a Tuesday Night Hiatus, so please call us to see what's coming up or subscribe to our newsletter for when our next Speciality Class is commencing.

Call us on 0408 306 560
or contact us using the form below to book. All ages and
experience levels are welcome.

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Welcome to Swing On In

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Swing On In is the fastest growing swing dance school on the Gold Coast and Northern NSW. We attract a wide demographic of people looking for a fun way to stay active and social through dance.

Along with other popular dances, we teach one of the first great partner dances of the Big Band era the Lindy Hop which is also referred to as the Jitterbug. The Lindy Hop (Swing Dancing) is a dynamic fun and groovy dance style which can be performed flashy and energetic or slow and cool.

  • Swing Dance
  • Lindy Hop
  • Shim Sham
  • Charleston
  • Balboa
  • St Louis Shag
  • Social Dancing

Swing On In is run by husband and wife team Chrissy and Ray Keepence who have been swing dancing and teaching since 1996. Chrissy and Ray learnt their craft from some of the best swing dance masters in the world and now teach mostly on the Gold Coast. From time to time they travel to do workshops around Australia and New Zealand.

Swing dancing is all about having fun and we always teach in a relaxed and fun way. We love to pass on our knowledge and experience to our students so that they can improve their dancing and get maximum enjoyment from it.

We conduct regular social evenings where our dance school students get a chance to put their dance moves into practice in a party like social atmosphere.

Looking for a dance school on the Gold Coast?

Why not come along to one of our fun dance school nights. No matter what level of experience you have we have a class to suit you. You can come along on your own or you can bring a partner along with you. All ages are welcome. Our classes have a wide mix of young and young at heart alike all looking for a fun way to keep active while learning the great dance moves from the swing era.

We run regular weekly dance school classes on the Gold Coast and Northern NSW suitable for beginners and advanced dancers. Call us for bookings or enquiries.

Swing On In is the fastest growing swing dance school on the Gold Coast and Northern NSW. We attract a wide demographic of people looking for a fun way to stay active and social through dance.

Along with other popular dances, we teach one of the first great partner dances of the Big Band era the Lindy Hop which is also referred to as the Jitterbug. The Lindy Hop (Swing Dancing) is a dynamic fun and groovy dance style which can be performed flashy and energetic or slow and cool.

  • Swing Dance
  • Lindy Hop
  • Shim Sham
  • Charleston
  • Balboa
  • St Louis Shag
  • Social Dancing

Swing On In is run by husband and wife team Chrissy and Ray Keepence who have been swing dancing and teaching since 1996. Chrissy and Ray learnt their craft from some of the best swing dance masters in the world and now teach mostly on the Gold Coast. From time to time they travel to do workshops around Australia and New Zealand.

Swing dancing is all about having fun and we always teach in a relaxed and fun way. We love to pass on our knowledge and experience to our students so that they can improve their dancing and get maximum enjoyment from it.

We conduct regular social evenings where our dance school students get a chance to put their dance moves into practice in a party like social atmosphere.

Looking for a dance school on the Gold Coast?

Why not come along to one of our fun dance school nights. No matter what level of experience you have we have a class to suit you. You can come along on your own or you can bring a partner along with you. All ages are welcome. Our classes have a wide mix of young and young at heart alike all looking for a fun way to keep active while learning the great dance moves from the swing era.

We run regular weekly dance school classes on the Gold Coast and Northern NSW suitable for beginners and advanced dancers. Call us for bookings or enquiries.

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Keep up with the latest happenings in the exciting world of swing dancing. We host regular events and post details about our latest news and updates. Find out why swing dancing is gaining popularity as a great way to keep fit and active while having a heap of fun and meeting happy and likeminded new friends.

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REVISED: End of Year Dance Parties, last classes & New Year dates for calendar..

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Your Dance Card is Full this week

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Armistice Day – 11/11/2018 at QPAC with Swing On In – What an Honour!

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Dress the Part

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The Proactive Follower – A Blogpost By Bobby White from Swungover

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Second Annual Swing in the Flowers Raises $800 for Charity Whilst Enjoying A Day Full of Food, Fun, Farming and Fancy Footwork

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This weekend’s line up of Swing Dance Parties and Flower Farm Frolicking

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PROFILE OF A SWING ON IN DANCER Mrs. Laura Woolcott – Bangalow Class

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Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor – Step on to the floor with us!

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A Little Party Never Killed Nobody! .. Step on inside for all the goss

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Pure Joy…. You can’t help but smile when you dance, it’s impossible…

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NEO Swing.. What is it? – A bit of our history…

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It’s Cooly Rocks On Week – What are we up to and how can you be involved!

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Zazous: What punk culture meant in World War II France Long hair, baggy suits, sunglasses, cynicism—deadly style

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What’s the Skinny?

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Is your hair a lethal weapon on the dance floor?

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Festival 2018 – Swing, Jazz, Blues, Commonwealth Games It’s a Wrap and more…

What is Swing Dance etiquette, and why is it important?
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What is Swing Dance etiquette, and why is it important?

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From Lindy Hop to Balboa, from Cabaret to Blues and then some… we are doing it all… Swing On In for Bo Peep!

What is a Shim Sham, and Why Should You Be Doing It?
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What is a Shim Sham, and Why Should You Be Doing It?

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Merry New Year Swing On In Dancers, Community & Family

The History of the Lindy Hop
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The History of the Lindy Hop

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Our Aussie Christmas Bash is putting smiles on underprivileged kids faces this Christmas!

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Ch 7 New Reality Dance TV Show – Looking for amateur dancers to take part.. You know you want to!!

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Troupe – What is it? Which Troupe should I join?

The Benefits of Belonging to a Dancing Community
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The Benefits of Belonging to a Dancing Community

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Swing On In & The Lindy Charm School Provide the Corporate Entertainment

Is dancing good for your body and brain health?
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Is dancing good for your body and brain health?

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ALIVE AND KICKING WITH SWING ON IN AND THE BRUNSWICK THEATRE

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Michael & Evita put out some great blog posts – here’s a good one:

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Chrissy & Ray head to Melbourne to Teach a Swing Dance Workshop

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A Poem from Saint Augustine about Dance – Beautiful

5 Ways You Can Get Better at Swing Dancing
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5 Ways You Can Get Better at Swing Dancing

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Dare to be Different, Be Legendary… (Nick Williams)

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A Very Swellagant Affair 2017 Wrap Up

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Awesome Best Dressed Prizes for A Very Swellagant Affair – Have yo got your tickets?

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Profile of a Swing On In Dancer – Sue Flaxten – Bangalow

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Introducing Act 5 for A Very Swellagant Affair – The SWINGUENDOS

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Love on the Dance Floor – Chrissy & Ray – Blessed and Grateful …

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Introducing our DJ for A Very Swellagant Affair – DJ Tagz

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Introducing our Big Band… The Residuals…. These guys will be the backbone of A Very Swellagant Affair

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ANNOUNCING ACT 3 for A Very Swellagant Affair – It’s intelligently witty and very entertaining..

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Swing On In Dancer Profile – Miss Gemma Simone…(Robinson)

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Ok Kids, here’s the SWING On In skinny for the Cooly Rocks On Weekend

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Swinging into June with Chrissy & Ray from Swing On In

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Brisbane’s Only Lindy Exchange – Sunshine Swing 2017…

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Profile of Swing On In Dancer – Miss Gee Gee Griffindore – Bangalow Class

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Swing On In Dancer Profile – Paul Joseph

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Swing Into May with us…

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Swing On In Dancer Profile – Miss Karis

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Swing in The Flowers – Sunday 4th of June 2017

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Lets Introduce our Act 2 for A Very Swellegant Affair – Sat 12th August 2017

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Swing On In Dancer Profile – Brett Barfoot

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Tickets now available – A Very Swellegant Affair – Get in quick – Limited

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A Very Swellegant Affair – Lets Introduce our First Act…

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Swing On In Dancer Profile – Miss Tina-Louise King

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6 Days of Swing On In Dancing … It’s a Social Frenzy!! Who’s coming??

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Profile of a Swing On In Dancer – Rhydian Lewis

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Profile of a Swing On In Dancer – Danielle Read

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EXCITING NEWS – New Home of the Happy Feet for Swing On In Gold Coast

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Swing On In Newsletter

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Swing On In Newsletter

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Ready to start back dancing yet? Better be… we start THIS WEEK!

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NEED A DJ ENTERTAINER TO ENSURE YOUR EVENT SCREAMS SUCCESS?

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Merry New Year Swing Lovers!

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Why Swing? This is why…

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One Magical Night on Film.. Here are some highlights from a Very Swellagant Affair

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A Very Swellagant Affair – Captured by Tahlia’s Lens.. Enjoy…

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A Few Video Highlights of A Very Swellangant Affair Captured by Trang Pham – THANK YOU…

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Swing On In Newsletter – 1st November 2016 – Dates to put in the Calendar..

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JUST A QUICKIE BEFORE BED: Got your attention?

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A Very Swellagant Affair

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The Ipswich Food Truck Festival – Swing On In creates some fun for all and themselves too!

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Swing into Spring? Too Early? Naaaah.. Just dance! Apparently it keeps you YOUNG!

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What people are saying about Swing On In… It’s all True!

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