Ithaca NY Classes


West Coast Swing Lessons

Taught by Steve Ryan
At: "Lifelong Building"
119 W. Court Street, Ithaca NY 14850 (Activity Room)

No partner needed!

Fall Session 1
Mondays, September 11 - October 16, 2017 (6 weeks)
Class# Time Class Description
Class 1 6:30 - 7:20 pm Beginner From Scratch WCS - No experience required. Buy one and bring a friend for half price!
Class 2 7:20 - 8:10 pm. All Levels WCS Techniquie Class (Must know the basics) The focus will be on connection, basic turns, streching, rolling feet and simple leadable patterns,. Half price if you are taking Class 3!
Class 3 8:10 - 9:00 pm. Intermediate WCS (Must know the basics) -- with Cindy Overstreet

For more information call: 315.729.6763 | Facebook | Email: Private Lessons Available.

Join us for our semi-monthly dances in Syracuse! They are on the 1st & 3rd Fridays of every month. I play a mix of West Coast Swing, Hustle, Nightclub 2 Step, Waltz, Salsa, Country 2 Step, and ballroom. It's a DJ music mix: Pop, Blues, R&B, Contemporary, and Funk, Country, and more.

Two Dance Floors. I take requests!

Cost: $5.00.
Time: 9:00 PM – 11:30PM
Location: "Puttin' on the Ritz Dance Studio (next to Sears)"

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About Steve

Steven Ryan is a professional dancer who has been dancing for more than 25 years, and has won numerous dance competitions throughout that time in jazz, theatre arts, hustle &, west coast swing. He is an advanced level swing dancer on the international circuit. He has choreographed many swing dance routines that were performed by class members at local dances and at the Syracuse Symphony. He’s a firm believer in strong technique. He is also the founder of The Syracuse Swing Dance Society. He has been teaching swing for 17 years and stays current by attending and competing at National Events.

Recent accomplishment: Winning First Place in the Rising Star division at Swingin' New England. See the routine here.