August 2016

August Progressive Series: Balboa Taught by Kemper & Aliceann Talley  This month we’re bringing you the swing dance from Southern California in the 1930’s and 40’s. While Lindy Hop evolved with in the spacious Savoy Ballroom in Harlem, Balboa originated on crowded dance floors where leaving close position with your partner wasn’t allowed. First we’ll look at […]

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July 2016

July Progressive Series: Charleston  Taught by Jeremy Brantley & Jenna Newman  Come learn the Charleston this month at the KSDA.  First learn about original Charleston, the awesome dance from the 20s that turned into Lindy Hop!  Next we’ll cover Lindy Charleston, which evolved along side Lindy Hop in the Savoy Ballroom in the 30’s and 40’s.  Get comfortable dancing the […]

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June 2016

KSDA Monthly Dance & DJ Battle – Sat, June 4 @ 7 We had a blast partying with everyone last month at Hard Knox; come out and dance with us again! Due some scheduling issues that have come up, this month is going to be a discounted weekend dance with a DJ battle!  Drop in lesson at […]

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May 2016

School of Hard Knox – May 13-15 Two days of workshops and three nights of dancing with some of the best instructors in the world, all right here in Knoxville!  Come dance with people from all across the country to one of the world’s best swing bands.  Check out all the information at the website and event page. May Progressive Series: […]

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April 2016

Introduction to Lindy Hop Taught by Jeremy Brantley & Aliceann Talley Are you brand new to swing dancing and want to dive into the fundamentals? Have you been dancing awhile but want to work on your basics or learn more of the foundation moves like send outs, swing outs, circles and turns? Are you more […]

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March 2016

March Dance:  The Scruffy City Syncopators As part of it’s monthly dance series, the KSDA presents the local favorite Scruffy City Syncopators, a hard swinging dance band focusing on post WWII small combo tunes. Before the dance, special guests Jonathan Dyers (Chicago, IL) and Krystin Larsen (Nashville, TN) will be joining us to teach a […]

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