Learn to swing dance with this special beginner’s deal

Gem City Swing will host a swing dance lesson followed by a social dance every Tuesday beginning June 23, 2015, at Ned Peppers Bar in the Oregon District.

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Gem City Swing will host a swing dance lesson followed by a social dance every Tuesday beginning June 23, 2015, at Ned Peppers Bar in the Oregon District.

Have you ever wanted to learn to swing dance? Thanks to this group, you can move it to the top of your New Year’s resolutions list.

Gem City Swing is hosting a "Beginner Month" lesson series for the entire month of January 2018.

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The cost is $5 per person, which includes one-hour lesson at 7 p.m. followed by a one-and-a-half-hour social dance from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The lessons will teach East Coast Swing. Each week, a different DJ will provide a mix of vintage and modern swing jazz.

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While the lessons are progressive, participants are free to jump in any time during the month. There is no partner or experience needed to participate.

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Lessons are held every Tuesday night in January at the American Czechoslovakian Club, 922 Valley St., Dayton.

What is Gem City Swing? 

Founded in 2015, Gem City Swing is Dayton’s premiere swing dance organization. The club hosts weekly lessons and dances every Tuesday night from 7-9:30 p.m at the American Czechoslovakian Club.

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The club also participates in many community events throughout the Miami Valley. There is never any partner or experience needed to participate. For more information, visit gemcityswing.com or follow them on Twitter or Facebook.

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