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What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition? Swing Dance Classes with Swing Dance Surrey are good for you. SDS has a separate beginner class for teens and adults! You will not only learn how to swing dance; you will learn a valuable life skill, gain a friendly social dance network with others and you will enjoy healthy exercise while having fun dancing to the happy music of the 30s and 40s. We teach simple steps: if you can walk, run and count to 2- then you can do this! No previous dance experience required and no partner necessary! There will be lots of fun people to dance with you! Swing Dance Classes are on Tuesdays. Every 4 Tuesdays a new Swing Dance Class Series starts. The South Surrey Dance Studio space is limited to 16 customers. Register ahead to ensure a spot in one of our Beginner Swing Dance Class Series.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business? One summer in the 90s I watched a Seattle dance group perform Lindy Hop at Robson Square in Vancouver. As soon as I heard the lively music from the 40s and saw the joyful faces of the dancers while moving in unison with a partner, I knew this was something as a dance instructor that I wanted to learn and pass on to others.
What do you love most about your job? I love teaching people how to dance! It gives me joy to see my students discover at their very first lesson how fast, fun and easy it is to dance with a partner even if they have never danced before! I love connecting with people to create community. We become a family of dancers when we learn together.
What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer? Marie’s Lindy Hop dances & lessons are in the “BEST” category. She is amazing. You will learn the basic 8 count swing-out (Real Lindy) in short order at the first event you attend & that is a rare find in this city. Marie is very friendly, competent and experienced. Her dedication to her students is extraordinary. Great place to learn & practice Lindy swing. FROM: Byron Starr, accomplished Fusion Dancer, Founder/Operator of the Sea To Sky Swing Dance Conventions + the Dance For Fun Club