Swing from Scratch Workshop

Swing & Lindy Hop from Scratch!

Saturday, June 8th, 1-6pm @ the Metronome, SF

with Nathan Dias & Jessica Boddicker

Learn the essentials of swing & Lindy hop – everything you need to know to get started having fun on the social dance floor including partner connection, leading and following skills, footwork, and common dance moves!

3 x 1:15 minute classes (with breaks)

  • 1-2:15pm Swing Fundamentals
  • 2:45-4pm Lindy Hop Fundamentals
  • 4:30-5:45pm Goody Grab Bag: Fun Moves & Styling

Beginners welcome! No partner needed…we will rotate partners in class!

24 spots max.

Register today and save up to $10 plus your spot in class!


$45 for first 3 leaders & 3 followers to register.
$50 early registration by Thursday, June 6.
$60 full price registration.


Metronome Dance Collective, Mezzanine
1830 17th Street, SF, 94103
(near De Haro)

About the Instructors

Nathan Dias

Nathan Dias, Swing & Lindy Hop dance teacher in San FranciscoNathan is an accomplished swing dance instructor, performer and DJ in San Francisco. Dancing since 1997, Nathan learned his chops on the social and competitive dance floor, at national and international dance camps, and as a performer with the SF Bounce and 3 Minute Maniacs swing dance troupes. Nathan started teaching dance in 2005 and is the regular dance instructor at Cat’s Corner – the Wednesday night swing dance at Savanna Jazz Club, and also teaches weekly group classes at the SF Women’s Building in the Mission District. He is often a guest instructor at Lindy in the Park and the 9:20 Special.

Recent awards include:

  • 2nd Place Lindy Hop Jack & Jill, Boogie by the Bay 2012
  • 4th Place Strictly Lindy, Boogie by the Bay 2012
  • 1st Place Lindy Hop Jack & Jill, Boogie by the Bay 2011
  • 2nd Place Strictly Lindy – Boogie by the Bay 2011

Jessica Boddicker

Jessica Boddicker - Swing Dance Teacher in San FranciscoA relentless dance-floor giggler, Jessica discovered a love for Lindy Hop upon moving up to the Bay Area where she immersed herself in workshops, lessons, and as much social dancing as she could find. She is currently training and performing with the swing dance group Eight Misbehavin’ and recently won 1st place in the 2013 Pro-Am Dance Competition at the 9:20 Special in San Francisco. In both life and dance, her focus revolves around play, solid communication, and appreciation of one another.