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What do you wear to swing dance lessons?

Swing dance is an increasingly popular style of ballroom dance with a dress code that reflects its roots in the 1920s-1940s jazz era. Although many studios don’t require historically accurate costumes for their private dance lessons, many dancers want to dress the part. You can wear clothes that are comfortable to move — and sweat — in, such as T-shirts and loose skirts or khakis. Or for an appropriately vintage look, women often wear shirt dresses with a knee-length A-line or circle skirt that allows for plenty of swishy movement. Men usually opt for a button-down shirt and trousers. The most important part of a swing dance outfit is the shoes. Both men and women can opt for simple sneakers, like Keds, or leather dance shoes, such as saddle shoes. Until you have several dance lessons under your belt, stay away from heels.

How much do dance lessons cost?

Adults who want to learn to dance, whether to prepare for a wedding or to meet new people, often enjoy taking dance lessons from an experienced dance instructor. Instructors may offer classes one-on-one to individual students or couples, or to small groups. The national average cost for a dance instructor ranges from $30 to $50. Some studios offer a discounted introductory lessons or group lessons, as well as package deals that are more affordable than paying for individual lessons. Some dance instructors will travel to the student’s home, which usually costs more, while others hold small-group sessions in their studios. If you choose a small-group class, expect to pay less than for individual dance lessons.

Reviews for Alhambra dance instructors
Zoe B.
Tibor was extremely professional and communicative. I am so grateful for his help and for my ballet lessons with Yani. I would recommend Premier Dance to anyone who is looking to learn / improve their dance skills! Thank you, Tibor!! 💕
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Alice S.
My son, who had very little experience in dance, had his first lesson recently. He was very pleased by how welcoming and encouraging Tibor is. Tibor mostly taught him foundational skills, and the pace made it easy for my son to catch on. He also was quick to discuss things to keep in mind while dancing - that there’s no right answer and that one should feel free to adjust to their own range of comfort. And due to the current situation, the lesson had to be done on Zoom, which would seem problematic, but no, everything worked out fine! He is looking forward to future lessons ~ Alice S.
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