• Dixie's Beats at Ted's
    Saturday, February 22, 2020 @ 08:00 PM
    Location: Ted Motyka's Dance Studio (460 Main Street)
  • Beginner Jive
    Monday, February 24, 2020 @ 06:00 PM
    Location: Room 202 St John's College
  • Free Practice
    Monday, February 24, 2020 @ 07:30 PM
    Location: Room 202 St John's College
  • PLEx Decoration Party
    Monday, February 24, 2020 @ 07:30 PM
    Location: 202 St. John's College
  • Swing History Night
    Tuesday, February 25, 2020 @ 07:00 PM
    Location: Fireside Lounge, University Centre
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Welcome

The University of Manitoba Swing Dance Club (UMSwing) is an entirely student-run organization that operates under the umbrella of the University of Manitoba Student's Union (UMSU). UMSwing is non-profit and works towards being able to provide affordable dance lesson to students and non-students. Although the majority of members are students, UMSwing is open to everyone and boasts members of all ages and skill levels. Founded in 2000, UMSwing is celebrating over 18 years of introducing people of all ages and experiences levels to swing dancing. UMSwing welcomes anyone of any ages, even those who think they have two left feet or cannot dance, and they welcome the opportunity to prove you wrong!

Lessons and Events

UMSwing offers a large variety of lessons and social events year-round. If this is your first time learning to dance, we offer beginner lessons in Jive and Lindy Hop. For more intermediate dancers, we offer Intermediate Lindy Hop, Charleston, Balboa. Other styles that we teach include Swing Rueda, West Coast Swing, Blues, and Aerials. Whether you want to fly high with some Aerials, get a great workout from Charleston, or learn some sociable Lindy Hop, UMSwing has something for you to get you interested, having fun, and meeting new people in no time!

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Read All About It!

Hey everyone! Did you miss the Open House but still would like to know about how UMSwing came to be? Check out this article from The Manitoban to learn about UMSwing's humble beginnings! http://www.themanitoban.com/2020/01/jiving-and-swinging-into-the-roaring-20s-with-umswing/38866/