Syracuse NY Classes

Wednesdays and Thursdays

West Coast Swing Lessons

NEW: Wednesday Night Swing Dances during May!
Taught by Steve Ryan
At: "Puttin' on the Ritz Dance Studio (next to Sears)"
Shoppingtown Mall, 3649 Erie Blvd East, Syracuse, NY 13214

No partner needed!

Spring session 1 - Wednesdays - May 3 - may 31, 2017 (5 weeks)
Class Name Time Class Description
Class 1 6:20 - 7:10 pm West Coast Swing Choreography - PARTNER REQUIRED
Class 2 7:10 - 8:00 pm. West Coast Swing From Scratch (No experience or partner needed)

Swing Dance: 8:00 - 10:00 pm. $5 - Pay per dance

Spring session 1 - Thursdays - april 20 - may 25, 2017 (6 weeks) Two Levels
Class Name Time Class Description
Class 1 6:45 - 7:35 pm. West Coast Swing Technique Class (All Levels Must know the 6 basics)
Class 2 7:35 - 8:25 pm. West Coast Swing Intermediate (Must know the 6 basics and have been dancing for 1 year, and have good turning technique)

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


Come out Dancing!

Wednesday Night’s Weekly Swing Dances at the Ritz! *** During the month of May *** 8PM – 10PM. $5.00 (May 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31, 2017) Music mix is 40% west coast swing, 40% east coast swing/Lindy hop, and 20% other (2-step, waltz, foxtrot, hustle etc...). I take requests!

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.