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Rock’n’swing Dance Club Break ry

Welcome to our websites! Rock’n’swing Dance Club Break ry, closely called as ”Break”, is a local dance club specialized in Swing dances in Jyväskylä. Our most popular dances are currently West Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Rockabilly, Boogie Woogie, Bugg and Fusku. In addition, we also may have nonregular classes from other swing dances.

Swing dance classes in Jyväskylä In May

Beginners’ intensive classes will be held in Rockabilly, West Coast Swing, Bugg and Fusku.

All courses begins from the basics, so you don’t need any experience from the dance in question or partner dancing to attend the classes.

Prices
1,5h/ 8€
3h/ 15€

Thursday 3.5. Rockabilly 18-21
Rockabilly is for the person that wants some rollicking action, a high pulse or some fifties-atmosphere to their lives! Rockabilly has attitude, twisting and a fast rhythm with music like rockabilly, rock’n’roll, hillbilly and R&B.

Ti 15.05. Strolling 18-19.30
Strolling is solocoreagrapgy which is known and danced all over the world into Rockabilly music.

Monday 21.5. West Coast Swing 18-21
West Coast Swing is the newest and most modern swing-dance which is most often danced to modern pop, funk and R&B. West Coast Swing has similarities with other Swing-dances but with its elastic movement and unique styling it creates an elegant ensemble.

Tuesday 22.5. Fusku 18-21
Fusku is a Finnish swing-dance, which can be danced to many styles of music from energetic and fast to a more slow and chill music. The pacing of Fusku is slow-slow-fast-fast and is danced for example to schlager, swing and rock’n’roll music.

Tuesday 29.5. Bugg 18-21
Bugg is a Swedish swing-dance which is popular in rock’n’swing-evenings but also at traditional Finnish dance events. Bugg is danced to a 4/4 tempo. Basic figures, step variations and rhythm changes give Bugg its own style.

May´s Specials 07.05.-16.05.

Monday 07.05. Pirouettes and spinning klo 18-19.30. Sign up in advance:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Z_AV39k0m_KXWWsGMiQeaRk8vrJkR88Fi7niG90SAEQ

Tuesday 08.05. Fusku Goes HipHop&Reggae klo 18.-19.30
To attend this class you need basic level skills of the dance.

Tuesday 08.05. Fusku Goes Rock´n Swing klo 19.45-21.15
To attend this class you need basic level skills of the dance.

Wednesday 09.05. West Coast Swing Dips&Tricks klo 18-19.30
To attend this class you need basic level skills of the dance.

Tuesday 15.05. Strolling klo 18-19.30
Strolling is solocoreagrapgy which is known and danced all over the world into Rockabilly music. This course begin from the basics, so you don’t need any experience from the dance to attend the class.

Wednesday 16.05. West Coast Swing Music interpretation klo 18-19.30
To attend this class you need basic level skills of the dance in question.

23.05. Collagiate Shag klo 17.30-21
https://www.facebook.com/events/1559789464137169/

Sign up here
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Zq1wMSqZfLpcoHEkVwFKI48_kdIxAnFC–EVQgQAnq0

Ulla Ritamäki and Klaus Honko from Tampere are coming to lead us into the world of Collegiate shag. This dance is originated in the 1930’s and it belongs in the same family of swing dances with Charleston, Lindy Hop, and Balboa. Collegiate Shag is known for its hopping basic step and high energy footwork.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akNr8Y_QNkw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qTnxCBfOcNU&feature=youtu.be

Workshop starts at beginners level.

17.30-20.30 teaching
20.30-21.00 dance

Prices
Early Bird 30€ (no discounts) until 22.04.
RSDC Break members 40€, others 50€
Student discount off normal price 5€

You will more likely get in if you sign up with partner, but that´s not necessary because we rotate partners.

We recommend to use slippery shoes or to wear socks on shoes.

 

Dancing ballroom is situated close to the city centre (address: Polttolinja 1, Jyväskylä). You are welcome with or without a partner!

 

Membership of Break

Weekly classes are basically for members of the club. You are warmly welcome to try out the classes 1-2 times before paying annual membership cost. The membership cost (20 €) will be charged from you (email invoice) after you have given your information for the club register by filling up the membership form or sent information via email to info@break.fi. In the email, let us know the following information:

Your name (first / last)
Street address
Postal code and post office (in Finland)
Phone
Email
Date of birth (optional)
Year of membership
Other information of you, greetings etc…

As a member of Break, you will have discount from Break’s workshops, events and services/products.

Social Dancing

In addition of weekly classes, we have  social dancing 1-2 times in a month, where DJ plays rock and swing music for different swing dances. For more information about the dates will be found in Facebook.

No entrance fee nor membership required!

We warmly like to invite you to join with us! Let’s rock and swing! :)

For more information, please send email to info@break.fi.