Basic Beginner West Coast Swing 6 week Course Continuing

We will be continuing the 6 week course in the beginning basics of West Coast Swing.  Each class will be from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.  This class is for newcomers to West Coast Swing or for those who wish to concentrate solely on the 6 basic patterns of the dance, with footwork and technique, and possibly slight modifications of these 6 patterns.  We will not work on anything but the 6 major patterns, which will allow students to feel comfortable enough to attend the Thursday evening lessons where we can expound on these patterns with more modifications, styling, etc.

The cost will be $50 for the entire 6 week course.  Drop in fee will be $10, but we highly recommend attending the entire course.

Please contact us via email or text message if you plan on attending

Stevie Blakely in NWA for WCS workshops and private lessons

Dance and Swing and Ozark Swing Society are proud to announce that Stevie Blakely, an incredibly talented West Coast Swing dancer will be in Northwest Arkansas the weekend of June 11, for workshops and private lessons.  Stevie will conduct 3 workshops on Saturday afternoon and will be available for private lessons Saturday, and Sunday. For those who want more, there will be an advanced workshop on Sunday afternoon at our studio. .If you wish to book a private lesson with Stevie, please contact us as soon as possible as time slots are limited.  This is a unique opportunity, so call, text, or email us now.  Contact us for pricing information, or to register for the event visit

Box Tops for Education® for George Elementary

As we have for the past 10 years, Dance and Swing has assisted George Elementary in food and clothing drives.  Now we would like to challenge each and every one of you to do something throughout the year to help. We are asking that you collect and clip Box Tops for Education® from products that you buy, many of which you probably already have in your home and just throw away the packages.

Box Tops for Education® is one of the nation’s largest school fundraising loyalty programs and has been helping schools succeed since 1996. With over 250 participating products, it’s an easy way for schools to earn cash for the things they need. Over 90,000 K-8 schools participate nationwide. Each Box Tops coupon is worth 10¢ and they add up fast!  Schools can use their Box Tops cash to buy whatever they need most, from books to field trips to playgrounds. So far, America’s schools have earned over $525 million from Box Tops…and counting.*

To learn a bit more about Box Tops for Education®, you can go to this link:  and for a complete list of products, there are downloads available to print at

What we at Dance and Swing are challenging everyone to do is to clip and save these Box Tops for Education®.  Just cut them out and put them in an envelope, save them and bring them to us, and we will do the rest.  Or, if you wish, you can mail them directly to George Elementary at 2878 Powell St, Springdale, AR 72764.  We will have a collection box available at all the group classes and social dances. 

So, inspect your boxes, cans, and packaging before you throw it out.  Download and print the list of products and keep it handy.  It only takes a few seconds and can make a big difference for the school.

Do it for the kids!

Wedding Special Package

Dance and Swing specializes in the choreography of wedding dances. Whether it is the special "First Dance" of the Bride and Groom, Mother-Son, or Father-Daughter dances, we can make it happen. This package includes 8 (eight) 1 hour private lessons, plus the choreography to 1 dance. We cater to your schedule and needs, so if this is on your list, contact usClick these links to see a couple of our choreographed wedding dances:

Clardy's Cobbler Shoppe

Need your dance shoes re-soled? Got a comfortable pair of shoes that you would like to turn into dance shoes? Go to Clardy's Cobbler Shoppe at 416 North College in Fayetteville. They will take your shoes and make them better than new, or they will take that pair of shoes you like and turn them into dance shoes by putting ballroom suede on the soles. Very affordable and excellent quality. Call or go by. 479-442-9541

Lessons at the Adult Wellness Center in Rogers

The lesson begins at 5:30 p.m. and goes to 6:30 p.m. This is a beginner class and you must be a member of the Adult Wellness Center to participate. You may pre-register or register at the first class. The classes will be on a monthly format and will be posted on the class schedule soon! Hope to see you there. For more information go to or call 479-631-3333.

Bop on the Lake 2010 Performance Video

Jerry and Leette's performance at 'Bop on the Lake' 2010

Bop in the Rock 2014 Performance Video

Jerry and Leette's performance at 'Bop on the Lake' 2010

Dance and More Store New Location

The Dance and More Store has moved. Now located in Ozark Center Point Place at 5320 West Sunset  Avenue #181, Springdale, AR, carries several brands of ballroom dance shoes (both ladies' and gentleman's), certain accessories, and dance attire all at very reasonable prices. If you do not find what you need at the store, if it can be ordered, they will do so. Just ask! 

Their contact information is:

Phone: (479) 595-8331