ucla swing dance club


We've compiled a list of lesson videos by their dance style. All videos listed under this "lesson" header can be practiced solo!

Swingout Variations
More Jazzy Steps
Switches and a Quick Stop
Rhythm Variations
Sugar-Push with Swivel-Like Movement
Swing-out Variation with Kicks
Triple Step Variations (6-Count)
Basics *with Jesse and Kenny Nelson!

Pure Bal Variations
Just the Basics

Just the Basics *with Kendall Roderick!
Basic and Turns *with Stephen Sayer and Chandrae Roettig Gomez!

Repertoire of Charleston
Savoy Kicks
Hangman *with the DeCavita Sisters!
The Criss Cross *with the DeCavita Sisters!

The Bus Stop
Fun Solo Rountine *with Natalia Eristavi!
Club Meeting Week 2- Leah's Solo Jazz Choreography
The Alphabet of Jazz
The Shim Sham
The Stew (condensed version)

Lindy~ Whitey's Lindy Hoppers in Hellzapoppin'
Balboa~ Hal and Betty Takier's Maharaja Routine *note: (turn the sound way up)
Shag~ Arthur Murray Instructional Video(unnamed dancers)
Charleston~ Shorty George and Mattie Purnell in After Seben
Solo Jazz~ Whitey's Lindy Hoppers dancing The Big Apple in Keep Punching


We've also provided links to livestreams and other videos provided by our awesome community. Again, these can all be practiced and enjoyed solo!
A big thank you to the organizers and leaders of our local events and venues, including Lindygroove, Pasadena Balboa and Jam, and many more.

August 6th, 2020 ~ Guest Instructor: The Incredible Gaby Cook!
July 30th, 2020 ~ Pass the Bounce! A routine with Grace and Juan
July 23rd, 2020 ~ A "Fine and Mellow" Routine with Grace and Juan
July 16th, 2020 ~ Lindy moves ft. camel walks with Grace and Juan
July 9th, 2020 ~ Lindy dancing with Grace and Juan to NEW Brooks Prumo Orchestra music!
July 2nd, 2020 ~ A blues-inspired routine with Sarah & Jeff and Grace & Juan
June 25th, 2020 ~ Another Lindy routine with Grace and Juan
June 18th, 2020 ~ Lindy dancing with Grace and Juan
June 11th, 2020 ~ A Lindy routine with Grace and Juan
June 4th, 2020 ~ Outerspace evening with Grace and Juan
May 28th, 2020 ~ Video game night with Grace and Juan
May 21st, 2020 ~ College night with Grace and Juan
May 14th, 2020 ~ Decades of Swing with Grace and Juan
May 7th, 2020 ~ Superheroes and Smooth Solo Lindy with Grace and Juan
April 30th, 2020 ~ Returning to Triple Steps with Grace and Juan
April 23rd, 2020 ~ Harry Potter Night & A Grace and Juan Routine
April 16th, 2020 ~ Syncopations with Laura Glaess!
April 9th, 2020 ~ Tiki Night with Grace and Juan!
April 2nd, 2020 ~ Irina and Anthony Guest-Teaching Solo Jazz!
March 26th, 2020 ~ Nick Williams Double Feature: Jitterblast and The Big (Simplified) Apple
March 19th, 2020 ~ A Grace and Juan Solo Jazz Routine
March 12th, 2020 ~ The Stew!

What Makes a Song Great 2.0? ~ A special talk with Gordon Au, Chris Dawson, and Jen Hodge.
Raiding the Swing Vault ~ Little-known treasures shared by Michael Gamble, Bob Moreland, Michael Quisao, and Shana Worel.
What Makes a Song Great? ~ A special talk with Michael Gamble, Laura Windley, and Jonathan Stout.

The Swingtacular Relief Show ~ Dance videos, band performances, and more! The swing dance community fundraiser organized by Nick Williams!
See the Pacific Swing Dance Foundation page all about it!

Solo Jazz with Allie!


This list of instructors offering online lessons and privates has been compiled.
If you can, please support them!

The following instructors have provided livestreams and lessons online. Their Facebook pages are linked below.
Andreas Olsson
The DecaVita Sisters
Natalia Eristavi
Laura Keat
Jeremy Otth
Stephen Sayer
Nick Williams
Olga Marina

Bobby and Kate (Bobby White & Kate Hedin)
M&K Bal Swing Pro (Mickey Fortanasce & Kelly Arsenault)
Time2Swing (Cat & Adolfo Mackenzie)

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list. Please contact us regarding who's pages we've missed and we will happily add them!


Please consider supporting the following bands by streaming and purchasing their music or donating! Links to their albums or contact pages are provided below.

Alpha Rhythm Kings
The Big Butter Jazz Band
The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
The Candy Jacket Jazz Band
Dave Stuckey & the Hothouse Gang
Holly Street Stompers
Jonathan Stout and His Campus Five
Keenan McKenzie
Michael Gamble and The Rhythm Serenaders
Mint Julep Jazz Band
Naomi and Her Handsome Devils
Queen Bee and the Honeylovers

Again, this is not an exhaustive list. Please contact us regarding who's pages we've missed and we will happily add them!