Rock’n’Roll & Swing Dance Classes CityEast College

Course Outline

Learn the essential steps of Rock’n’Roll dance and Swing dance. Our classes provide a relaxed, social atmosphere where you can discover the joy of dance. You’ll get to re-live the 40s and 50s by stepping out to the sound of Rock ‘n’ Roll and East Coast Swing! Dance to a range of music from Big Band era classics through to contemporary favourites.

The dances you will learn are partnered routines, however it is not necessary to bring your own partner. Please be aware that we cannot guarantee equal numbers of males and females in any given class.

Ideal for

Our Rock’n’Roll & Swing Dance Classes are for anyone who wants to dance! Absolute beginners as well as people with previous dance experience are welcome to our dance classes.


• Increased coordination and the ability to perform the basic movements of Rock & Roll and East Coast Swing dances
• A basic understanding of the music used for rock n roll dance and swing dance
• Understanding of how the speed and rhythm of the music relates to body movement
• A basic understanding of the skills involved in dancing with a partner and the fundamentals of leading and/or following

What to bring

  • Please wear shoes with flat soles. Not sneakers or shoes that will ‘grip’ the dance floor.

About your tutor

Our Rock’n’Roll & Swing Dance instructor, Angie Hughes, has had a lifelong love of dance and is enthusiastic about helping others learn to dance with confidence. She is a patient and understanding teacher who has been teaching adults various styles of partnered dances for over 15 years. Angie’s has a particular passion for Rock’n’Roll dance, Swing dance and Latin dance styles. She is a competitive dancer who has won numerous competitions at national and regional levels.

Other information

All courses need a minimum number of students to run. For your convenience information about class cancellations or changes are made initially via email and SMS, please ensure these details are correct.

This course has no current classes. Please to be notified of vacancies and similar courses.

  • Course testimonials
    An absolutely wonderful course! Well located and very instructive. Angie and Robert were both welcoming and very skilled teachers. Thank you!
  • Course testimonials
    The teaching was very hands on and I appreciated the enthusiasm of the teacher(s).
  • Course testimonials
    Angie Hughes is a great teacher .She simplifies dancing and has a great friendly atmosphere in her classes.