Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Swing dancing classes offered in Brandon 

Thursday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. — BRANDON — Learn to swing dance with instructor David Allan, who will teach beginner and intermediate level courses at Brandon Music, in association with the Compass Music and Arts Center. Classes will be held on Thursdays, June 2, 9, 16, and 23. The beginner class runs from 6:30-7:30 p.m., with the intermediate class from 8-9 p.m.

The beginner class will learn six-count step patterns, proper posturing and lead and follow connections. It is recommended that participants repeat this class before moving on to the intermediate level. In the intermediate class, participants will review the basics and progress to more advanced six-count moves. Intermediate class participants will need to have taken the beginner class or have equivalent experience.

David Allan learned to swing dance from the top dance instructors in the country while living in San Francisco in the 1990s. He runs Green Mountain Stomp Swing Dancing, teaching and organizing swing dances and has taught for eight years in communities and colleges throughout the Champlain Valley.

No partner is necessary. The fee is $45 for one four-week series; $75 per couple per series; $75 for an individual to take both series. Pre-registration is requested but not required. Contact 802-247-4295 or to register or with questions.

Brandon Music is a sister venue to the Compass Music and Arts Center and is located across from the Neshobe Golf Course at 62 Country Club Rd., Brandon. Visit them online at

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