Basic Beginner I West Coast Swing Class at SYC

Due to the lack of interest in the Beginner Ballroom Class on Tuesday evenings at the Springdale Youth Center, we will be canceling that class until further notice.  In it's place, on Tuesday evenings, We will be offering a 6 week Basic Beginner I West Coast Swing class.

Online class registration is available on this website, on the "Group Classes" tab of our Class Schedule page.

This class will be for newcomers to West Coast Swing and for those who wish to concentrate on solely the 6 main basic patterns, with footwork and technique, and possibly slight modifications of the 6 basic patterns.  This class will not work on anything other than these main patterns, which will allow students to feel comfortable enough to attend the Thursday night class, where we can expound on the 6 basic patterns with more modifications, styling, etc.
We will be starting this 6 week class next
Tuesday,  October 14 from 6:45 to 8:00 p.m
The cost will be $50/person for the entire 6 week class.
Drop in fee will be $10/person
(However, we recommend attending all 6 classes)
Weeks I ,II, III - 6 count patterns
Week I:   Sugar Push (Basic) and Passes
Week II:  Passes and Tucks
Week III: Tucks and more Tucks
Weeks IV, V - 8 count patterns
Week IV: Whips
Week V:  Whips and Baskets
Week VI:  Review
 All 6 basic patterns (Sugar Push, Left Side Pass, Underarm Turn, Tuck, Whip, and Basket)
Please contact us via email or text message if you plan on attending.
479-879-1528 or

10th Annual Halloween Costume Ball, Friday, October 31st, 2014

Booooo!  It's that time of year again!  After much deliberation, Dance and Swing's 10th Annual Halloween Costume Ball will be on Halloween itself!  October 31st, 2014 from 8p.m. to Midnight at the Springdale Senior Center, 201 Park Street.  So get your costume ready, save the date and join us for Northwest Arkansas' best Halloween Party.  You will be guaranteed an unforgettable evening featuring eerie music for dancing Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Country, and even some Line Dancing! We will have a Best Male and Female Costume Contest, weird food, tons and tons of door prizes, spooky camaraderie all in a smoke-free, alcohol free, kid friendly environment. 

Advance tickets are on sale now through October 26 for $15.  Tickets will be available at the door for $20.  Advance ticket holders will receive a 'Party Packet' filled with spooky goodies, compliments of Dance and Swing.  NO advanced tickets will be sold after Sunday, October 26.  Tickets will be available for students enrolled in an accredited college or university for $10 with current I.D.

Advanced tickets are available on this website, on the "Monthly Dances" tab of our Class Schedule page, or at if you register for the Angel Figueroa workshop weekend.

So mark your calendar and make your plans today to attend this unforgettable event.  For more information or tickets call or text 479-879-1528 or 479-879-1796 or email at or

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!

'Back to School' Private Lesson Special

Amazingly enough, it's the end of Summer and time for the 'Back to School' Private Lesson Special.  Now through September 15, you can get Ten (10) one hour Private Lessons for only $360.  This is a savings of over $300 when the lessons are purchased singly! This is a great deal, so budget now!  You can purchase this special dance package for yourself or for others.  Gift Certificates are available!  Call, text, or email to confirm your package deal!  See you on the dance floor!

Veteran's Day Dance with Bella Vista Big Band November 8

Join us and the Bella Vista Big Band, November 8 at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista for the annual Veteran's Day Dance.  A 15 piece Big Band will be providing Ballroom, Latin, and Swing music for dancing, Saturday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m.  Arrive early for a free lesson by Dance and Swing at 7 p.m.  Tickets are $10 per person at the door for the dance.  Riordan Hall, 7 Kingsdale Lane, Bella Vista, AR.  Call 479-855-8170 for more information.  Property ownership is not required.

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 us Click 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

Dance and More Store New Location

The Dance and More Store has moved. Now located at 3801 Johnson Mill Boulevard, Fayetteville, 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