Welcome to Full Swing Vintage Dance Company!Have fun, get fit, meet awesome people – learn to swing dance with Wellington’s original vintage dance school!We’ll see you in 2022!Kia ora koutou!It’s been a really weird year, hasn’t it?We’ve been missing dancing with and hanging out with you all more than we can possibly say, so we’re not going to try to say it – instead, we want to make sure you knowWe’ll be BACK in 2022!Plans are underway, schemes are happening, and your favourite swing dance classes and socials will be returning early next year. Keep an eye on your emails (email dance@fullswing.co.nz if you want to be added to our mailing list!) and follow our Facebook page / join our Facebook group for all the dates and details.Thank you all so much for understanding the strangeness of 2021, being wonderful, and looking after yourselves and each other.We cannot WAIT to dance with you again!Kia pai tō hararei!The Full Swing Team  Dance StylesWhen someone says “swing dance”, Lindy Hop is likely what they’ve got in mind. It’s energetic, quirky, irreverent, and dynamic… but most of all it’s fun!In the ballrooms of 1930s Balboa Island, California, the jazz was fast and hot and the dance floors were tightly packed – and Balboa was the beautiful result!An elegant, energetic swing dance with intricate footwork, a close connection and incredible style.The roaring twenties were a decade of decadence, rebellion, glamour and social change,and at the forefront leading the way was the biggest dance craze in history! The Charleston turned all the accepted rules of dance upside down and inside out, and set the scene for all the dancing we know and love today! Our solo jazz classes focus on moves from the first half of the 20th century (and a little bit more).The lights are low, it’s the end of the night and the party’s moved from the hectic jumping jazz of the ballrooms to the houses of Harlem.The rent parties, the speakeasies, the back alley dive bars and dingy saloons, where the bootleg liquor gets passed around and the music gets real slow – that’s where you find the blues!Blues dance is all about music, connection, and creativity. It’s slow, it’s groovy, and it’s definitely very cool!What could be better than stomping your feet and making a lot of noise? Stomping your feet and making a lot of noise with style!The iconic dance of vaudeville and musicals, tap dancing is one of the most widely recognised, entertaining and above all  fun styles of dance around. Come along and follow in the footsteps of Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers!Class PricingCasual Classes – $20 Great option for• Trying it out for the first time• Visiting from out of town• If you have a busy scheduleFive-Class Pass – $85• The best value, most popular option!• Save 15% Off Casual Price• $75 with Student ID or CSC• Valid across all of our classes• Clip it like a train ticket each time you attend, so if you miss a class you don’t miss out!Unlimited Pass – $250• Six weeks of unlimited evening classes, including workshop week classes• Most cost effective option if you’re doing 3 or more classes per week• All the dance you can handle – the more classes you attend, the more you save

Welcome to Full Swing Vintage Dance Company!

Have fun, get fit, meet awesome people – learn to swing dance with Wellington’s original vintage dance school!

We’ll see you in 2022!

Kia ora koutou!

It’s been a really weird year, hasn’t it?

We’ve been missing dancing with and hanging out with you all more than we can possibly say, so we’re not going to try to say it – instead, we want to make sure you know

We’ll be BACK in 2022!

Plans are underway, schemes are happening, and your favourite swing dance classes and socials will be returning early next year. 

Keep an eye on your emails (email dance@fullswing.co.nz if you want to be added to our mailing list!) and follow our Facebook page / join our Facebook group for all the dates and details.

Thank you all so much for understanding the strangeness of 2021, being wonderful, and looking after yourselves and each other.

We cannot WAIT to dance with you again!

Kia pai tō hararei!

The Full Swing Team

Two happy people dancing a swingout in pale pink and purple lighting

 

 

Dance Styles

Lindy Hop

When someone says “swing dance”, Lindy Hop is likely what they’ve got in mind.
It’s energetic, quirky, irreverent, and dynamic… but most of all it’s fun!

Balboa

In the ballrooms of 1930s Balboa Island, California, the jazz was fast and hot
and the dance floors were tightly packed – and Balboa was the beautiful result!
An elegant, energetic swing dance with intricate footwork, a close connection and incredible style.

Vintage Solo Jazz

The roaring twenties were a decade of decadence, rebellion, glamour and social change,
and at the forefront leading the way was the biggest dance craze in history!
The Charleston turned all the accepted rules of dance upside down and inside out,
and set the scene for all the dancing we know and love today!
Our solo jazz classes focus on moves from the first half of the 20th century (and a little bit more).

Blues Dance

The lights are low, it’s the end of the night and the party’s moved from the
hectic jumping jazz of the ballrooms to the houses of Harlem.
The rent parties, the speakeasies, the back alley dive bars and dingy saloons,
where the bootleg liquor gets passed around and the music gets real slow – 
that’s where you find the blues!

Blues dance is all about music, connection, and creativity.
It’s slow, it’s groovy, and it’s definitely very cool!

Tap dance

What could be better than stomping your feet and making a lot of noise?
Stomping your feet and making a lot of noise with style!

The iconic dance of vaudeville and musicals, tap dancing is one of the most
widely recognised, entertaining and above all  fun styles of dance around.
Come along and follow in the footsteps of Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers!

Class Pricing

Casual Classes – $20 

Great option for

• Trying it out for the first time

• Visiting from out of town

• If you have a busy schedule

Five-Class Pass – $85

• The best value, most popular option!

• Save 15% Off Casual Price

• $75 with Student ID or CSC

• Valid across all of our classes

• Clip it like a train ticket each time you attend,
so if you miss a class you don’t miss out!

Unlimited Pass – $250

• Six weeks of unlimited evening classes, including workshop week classes

• Most cost effective option if you’re doing 3 or more classes per week

• All the dance you can handle – the more classes you attend, the more you save