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Transform your dance experience with our tailor-made private lessons!

Achieve your dance goals with personalized coaching at Studio 88 Swing

Whether you're preparing for your big wedding day, looking to quickly master a dance style or simply want personalized feedback on your technique or moves, private lessons at Studio 88 Swing are tailored to meet your specific needs.

Reluctant to sign up for a private lesson?

Worried that a private lesson might be too expensive? Not sure if the investment in time and money will be worth it to reach your specific dance goals?

At Studio 88 Swing, our private lessons are not only flexible in terms of scheduling and content, they're also designed to suit a variety of budgets. Furthermore, you will actually learn more from a private lesson than a group class for the same budget! Our highly qualified teachers are experts in personalization, ensuring that every minute of your session is optimized to meet your needs and help you achieve your dance goals, whether it's preparing a memorable wedding choreography or mastering the finer nuances of swing.

Give us a call at 514-88-SWING (514-887-9464) or send us an email by clicking on the button below.

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We offer classes in different styles and durations to meet your specific needs!

Lindy Hop, Swing, Jazz, Rock and Roll, Charleston... We are specialists in all dances of the Jazz and Swing era but we can also offer you training on the music and styles of your choice according to the expertise of the chosen teachers, because we also have Waltz and Salsa enthusiasts in our team as well as ballroom champions...

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  • Are there special rates for multiple sessions?
    Yes, we offer discounted rates for multiple session bookings. If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to contact us by e-mail at or call us at (514) 887-9464.
  • How many people can participate in a private class?
    Our private courses are available for 1 to 3 people at the same rate. We also offer rates for semi-private classes for 4 to 8 participants.
  • Do you offer customized wedding choreography?
    Absolutely, we can create a unique choreography that will make your big day even more special. To know more you can take a look at our dedicated weeding page HERE
  • How can I book a private lesson?
    You can contact us by e-mail at or call us at (514) 887-9464 to schedule your session. You can also fill in the form on our Private Lessons page
  • What makes a private lesson different from a group lesson?
    A private lesson is entirely focused on your personal needs and objectives, offering you individual attention and a tailor-made teaching plan. Also it is done according to your schedule morning noon and night or even weekends; at our studios or even in the comfort of your own home!
  • How can I book a show featuring Studio 88 Swing artists?
    To book your show, you can contact us directly via our email address at or by calling us at 514-887-9464.
  • How much does it cost to book a show?
    Our rates vary according to the length and style of the show. Contact us by e-mail at  or by phone at 514-887-9464 for a personalized quote.
  • Have you ever taken part in competitions?
    Yes, we've won several awards at national and international competitions, including several first places in Canada, Europe and the United-States. We are without question the most decorated team of all the Americas
  • How big is your team?
    Our professional team consists of over 20 talented dancers. We also have over ten amateur teams that perform at high level, along with several bands and unique artists such as DJs, MCs and acrobats
  • What dance styles do you offer?
    We specialize in all styles of the Jazz and Swing era from the 1900s to the 1960s and today, including Lindy Hop, Swing, Jazz, Rock and Roll, and Charleston. From Gatsby style to West-Coast Swing. LIVE music or DJs; acrobats and dancers
  • Can we choose the music we want to learn to dance to?
    Absolutely, we can customize the music based on your preferences.
  • Is there a cancellation or rescheduling policy?
    We're very flexible when it comes to cancelling or rescheduling classes. Just let us know by e-mail at 24 hours in advance, and we'll be happy to let you retake the missed class free of charge! A $25 fee will be charged less than 24 hours in advance.
  • Do I need dance experience to take part in your classes?
    Not at all, our classes are open to all levels of experience. Our teachers are experts at making dance fun and accessible, even for complete beginners.
  • Do you offer online dance classes?
    Yes, we offer online dance lessons for groups who prefer this option.
  • How can we book a class for our group?
    You can book a class by contacting us by phone, email or via our website.
  • What attire is recommended for dance lessons?
    We recommend wearing comfortable clothes and shoes that you can easily move in. For shoes, no flip-flops or slippers; they should be securely attached to the feet, like dance shoes or sneakers.
  • How long is a typical dance lesson?
    A dance lesson typically lasts between one hour to an hour and a half for groups, but we can adjust the duration based on your needs, and many can do 3-hour team-building activities in total.
  • What types of dance lessons do you offer for groups?
    We offer a variety of dance styles, ranging from swing to west coast swing, lindy hop, charleston, rock n' roll, balboa, blues, boogie woogie, triple swing, shag, acrobatics, and social dance. Our instructors can customize the lessons to meet your group's specific needs.
  • What's the maximum group size for a dance lesson?
    We can accommodate groups of various sizes. We've personally taught up to 3,000 people simultaneously on Parliament Hill in Ottawa! Please contact us to discuss your specific needs by phone at 514-887-9464 or by email at
  • How should I prepare to excel in the auditions?
    Preparation for the auditions is essential for a swing dance team. You should make sure you are well-versed in the choreographies, comfortable with the dance style, and have a good sense of rhythm and a confident attitude. You should also ensure that you have appropriate attire, good hygiene, and a professional demeanor.
  • I am a beginner and I want to join a dance team. Is that possible?
    Absolutely! Whether you're a beginner or a professional, you can join the Swinging Air Force. Contact-us to audition.
  • Where does the name "Swinging Air Force" come from?
    The name "Swinging Air Force" was inspired by a World War II poster and was adopted after Stéphane Gilbert declared it loudly.
  • How can I register for auditions?
    You can register online through our website by submitting the registration form on this link, or you can contact us directly at 514-887-9464 to confirm your participation.
  • What TV shows has SAF appeared on?
    SAF has appeared on a variety of shows including Le Match des Étoiles, la Vie est un Cirque, Bar Ouvert, La Fureur, Bons Baisers de France, Salut Bonjour, and in the United States on The Reagans and Gleeson.
  • When and how did the Swinging Air Force (SAF) dance team start and gain recognition?
    SAF started with a group of enthusiasts in 1998 and has gained both national and international recognition, winning numerous titles.
  • When will the next auditions for the Swing, Balboa, and Solo Jazz teams take place?
    The next auditions will be held at the end of August or the beginning of September 2024. For more information about our auditions, you can contact us by email at or check our upcoming events.
  • What are the costs associated with the dance team?
    Please contact us directly by phone at 514-887-9464 and we'll provide you with all the details on rates for dance teams.
  • What styles of dance are taught at Studio 88 Swing?
    We specialize in teaching swing dances from the 1920s to the 1950s. We offer instruction in West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, Balboa, Lindy Hop, Blues, and Boogie Woogie. We also offer Rock'n'Roll and Charleston classes for all levels.
  • How often are auditions announced?
    Auditions are announced three times a year: in January, May, and September.
  • Are there performance opportunities with the dance team?
    Yes, we regularly hold auditions for our dance team. Dancers participating in our courses have the opportunity to showcase their skills and join our team for regular performances.
  • Is it possible to submit my application without waiting for announced audition dates?
    Yes, you can submit your application at any time by filling out our online form online form or by emailing the coaching team at the following email address:
  • Why did SAF decide to establish Studio 88 Swing?
    Following their success at the American Championships and due to the state of the swing scene in Montreal, the team decided to establish Studio 88 Swing.
  • What types of corporate events has SAF performed at?
    SAF has performed at numerous corporate events and has participated in events such as Canada Day and the Toronto Winter Festival.
  • How did dancers from the elite SAF Squad team contribute to Cirque du Soleil?
    The dancers from the elite SAF Squad contributed to the choreography of Cirque du Soleil in Banana Schpeel and Viva Elvis.
  • What dance styles and types of teams are eligible for auditions?
    You can audition for Swing teams (with or without acrobatics), Balboa, Solo Jazz and West Coast Swing.
  • What are some memorable SAF performances?
    Some memorable performances include 100 YEARS: The History of Swing, Canada Day in Ottawa, Rock'n'Roll theme at the Casino de Montréal, and SAF: The Travelers.
  • How can I stay informed about upcoming audition announcements?
    You can stay updated by following Studio 88 Swing's Facebook page or subscribing to the studio's newsletter.
  • Can I just watch and enjoy the show?
    Absolutely! If you want to take a break, grab a drink, and admire dancers on the floor, you're more than welcome.
  • Can I come to dance, regardless of my skill level?
    Of course! We make it our duty to welcome all dancers, from beginners to experts. Our instructors always look forward to sharing a dance with students, and our seasoned dancers are there to support and motivate newcomers.
  • Are there any behavioral guidelines to follow as a dancer?
    Courtesy is the golden rule. Dance invitations are reciprocal, and what comes next is never guaranteed, except by mutual agreement. Studio 88 Swing is a public place where you can learn and practice dance with people who share your passion. We encourage diversity in all its forms, aspiring to ideas from both our clientele and our internal team. We believe we can take you away from your daily routine after a long day at work, help you relax amidst stressful school deadlines, and even make you forget about that tough boss. Above all, we are committed to providing high-quality dance lessons with a serious approach to the techniques taught, but always with a touch of humor. To provide you with this experience, we need your cooperation when you come to the Studio or our events. Echoing Ms. Aretha Franklin: R-E-S-P-E-C-T. Studio 88 Swing will not tolerate any form of harassment, be it psychological, physical, sexual, regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, race, religion, nationality, or any other factor. Studio 88 Swing is not for "speed dating". While 88 Swing attracts many beautiful and charming people, if someone is flirting to the point of making others uncomfortable, we will have to ask them to leave. Know your alcohol limit. During one of our events where alcohol is served, if you've had too much, it'll be at our discretion to refuse to serve you another drink. But, you know, we're helpful! We can even call you a taxi. Another IMPORTANT reminder: if you're underage and drink at one of our events, not only will we remove you from the bar, but this could also lead to a lifetime ban from our events (wouldn't that be terrible?). Be kind to our employees. We are pleasant, honest people, always filled with goodwill. Sometimes mistakes can happen... sometimes even beyond our control. If there's anything you're unhappy about, please be kind to the employees... be courteous. Night noises can be disturbing. When leaving the premises, be it the Studio or a bar during events, please keep your LOUD enthusiasm to a minimum. We love our neighbors, and they seem to love us back. Let's keep it that way, alright? In short, we're not your parents. So, please, act like responsible adults. That's all! If you face any form of harassment, witness it, or experience an unpleasant situation, don't hesitate to share your concerns with the owners of Studio 88 Swing: Philippe, Flore, or Didier. Your confidences will remain strictly confidential. Keep in mind that having the courage to speak out can protect others from experiencing what you went through. If you'd prefer to write to us, please use the form below. Thank you!
  • Is there a specific dress code for the events?
    Not really! Come as you are, be it casual or extravagant. For our themed nights, retro attire is recommended. However, ensure your shoes are comfortable and supportive for a full night of dancing.
  • When is a good time to start learning social dance?
    Anytime is a great time! Some wait until they're comfortable with the basics, while others dive in right away. Combining lessons with social dance nights will help you progress quickly and foster strong connections within our community.
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  • My partner and I have different skill levels. How will this be managed?
    Dance classes for couples can help improve harmony between two people, regardless of each individual's skill level. The teachers are highly qualified and can adapt their classes to the needs and levels of each couple so that both can learn and have fun.
  • How long does a class typically last?
    Generally, a dance session at Studio 88 Swing ranges from one hour to an hour and a half, depending on the complexity of the dance steps and the level of the dancers. Sessions are often tailored to the specific preferences and needs of the couples. However, for those who are athletic or professional artists, the school offers the opportunity to extend sessions to 2 or 3 hours at a time.
  • How can I book a class?
    How can I book a class? For private lessons... Call us at 514-88-SWING to book your dance class. You can visit our website or contact the teacher directly to know the rates and availability. Once you've chosen a date and time that suits you, you can book the class and prepare to learn new skills.
  • What should we bring to our first dance class?
    We adapt everything according to your needs, including clothing! Comfortable and loose clothing is recommended. Dance shoes are preferable but not mandatory for beginners. You can also bring a water bottle to stay hydrated during the class.
  • What are the class schedules?
    We offer classes at various times of the day, including evenings and weekends, to accommodate busy schedules. Please call us at 514-88-SWING to learn more about the different schedules.
  • What is your process for helping a couple choose the dance style that best suits them?
    We start with an initial meeting to discuss the tastes and preferences of each partner, as well as their comfort level and aspirations for the choreography. We listen to various songs with them, help them make a choice, and then assess their learning speed and establish a plan.
  • What is your protocol if a couple is having trouble learning a certain routine?
    It's important for our teachers to understand our students' difficulties and to give them support and encouragement. When a couple is struggling to learn a certain routine, we adapt to their needs, either by changing the difficult aspects or by encouraging them to move towards improvisation. We show them the dance steps step by step to help them master them better. We also offer warm-up exercises and games to help them feel more at ease.
  • I've never danced before, and I'm afraid I'll feel uncomfortable. How can you help me?
    Don't worry if you've never danced before. Dance classes for couples are designed to help beginners learn and feel comfortable on the dance floor. Most couple dance classes focus on laying the foundations of swing and basic steps. Dance teachers are trained to guide you throughout the process and help you feel comfortable and confident. Our goal is to create a relaxed and fun atmosphere in which you can learn at your own pace.
  • Do we need to commit to a long period or can we take individual classes?
    You have the option to enroll for a set of classes or take individual lessons. We also offer a free trial class for new customers.
  • Can we choose the music we want to learn to dance to?
    Most dance classes allow couples to choose their favorite music. Thus, you are free to select a piece that not only resonates with you but also suits the dance you want to master. This allows you to add a personal touch to your dance while ensuring that both of you enjoy learning.
  • What dance should we choose to start?
    Excellent question! Couples wishing to learn to dance can choose from a variety of dances. Our curriculum presents a great option for beginners by starting with 2 common core options: swing (danced to jazz, rock n roll, and retro music) OR west-coast swing (danced to modern music), as they are easy to learn and contain the foundations of all other swing dances. Couples can then specialize in rock'n roll, charleston, blues, balboa, lindy-hop, and even add acrobatics or learn other social dances privately such as waltz and ballroom dances.
  • Do you organize events or dance evenings where we could practice?
    Yes, we regularly organize social events and dance evenings. These events are the ideal opportunity to put into practice the techniques and figures learned during dance classes and to meet other couples who share the same passion for dance.
  • How much do your dance classes for couples cost?
    Our rates vary based on the type and duration of the class. We also offer special packages and discounts for couples. Please check our Prices and offers page for more information or call us at 514-88-SWING.
  • What is the easiest swing dance for couples to learn?
    Swing dancing is a very popular style for couples who want to learn to dance together, based on improvisation. There are several really easy styles to learn like lindy-hop, blues, or rock n roll! If you love pop music, west-coast is perfect for you and very fun to dance to. Swing dancing in general can be practiced to various beats, allowing dancers to move freely on the dance floor.
  • What types of dance are offered in your beginners' classes?
    Our swing dance classes are suitable for all levels and ages. Dance styles include west coast swing, lindy hop, charleston, jazz solo, balboa and blues. We also offer social and line dance classes for groups. It all starts with a simple choice: dance to vintage music (jazz-rock n roll), choose SWING 1, or dance to modern pop music, choose WEST-COAST SWING 1.
  • How long does it take to learn to swing dance?
    That depends on a number of elements, including how often you practice and how determined you are. At Studio 88 Swing, we offer regular and intensive classes to help you progress at your own pace.
  • How are your dance lessons structured?
    Dance lessons for beginners are generally divided into two parts: revision and reinforcement on the one hand, and learning new techniques and movements on the other! Learning the basics and practicing the techniques common to all dances, and swing in particular, is always at the heart of our approach! Introduction to the dance and learning the basics, including basic steps and movements. The second part of the lesson is devoted to practicing the steps and movements revised in the first part, integrating them with the learning of new techniques! In this way, the practice of movements already taught is integrated with the new ones!
  • What do I need to wear for a dance class?
    In private classes, we adapt everything to your needs, including the way you dress! In general, comfortable clothing is recommended for our classes. Shoes can be light and flat, such as dance shoes, espadrilles or sneakers, or in fact any shoe that holds your foot well for group classes (flip-flops and slippers are to be avoided "allo on fait des kicks"). The important thing is to feel comfortable.
  • How long does a session last?
    A beginner dance class session lasts between 6 and 9 weeks. In general, each lesson in a beginner dance class session lasts between 1 and 1.5 hours, with occasional breaks so that students can rest and repeat what they've learned. Normally, each session is followed by the next class in the curriculum, so students can keep the same time slot for several sessions, making it easier to manage their schedule!
  • Can I come and watch a session before signing up?
    Yes, at Studio 88 Swing, we encourage interested parties to come and observe a class before signing up. This can help allay any fears or hesitations you may have. So we usually offer at least one free demo class a week!
  • Which dance style is best for beginners?
    When starting out in dance, it's important to choose a style that you enjoy and that's suited to your level. At Studio 88 Swing, we offer a variety of dance styles for all levels. For beginners, swing is often an excellent choice, because by following our learning method, you'll learn basic movements and techniques that are transferable to other dance styles.
  • Can I choose the music I want to learn to dance to?
    Yes, you can privately choose the music you want to learn to dance to in a beginner dance class. In fact, our dance teachers are open to the music you like and let you choose your own pieces to learn to dance to. So you can learn all kinds of dances, whether modern or traditional, to your favorite music.
  • Do I need a partner to join a dance class?
    No, you don't need a partner to join our classes. You'll have the opportunity to dance with different partners during the classes, which is a great way to learn and make new friends. The earlier you register, the less you pay and the more guaranteed your place in the class!
  • Will I be up to the challenge, even if I've never danced before?
    Absolutely! Our beginners' courses are designed to teach you the basics of dance, whatever your level of experience. Our experienced and patient teachers will make sure you feel comfortable and confident. What's more, we have over 20 years' experience teaching the most complete beginners with the curriculum we've developed; and we've trained more international champions from our beginners than any other swing school in North America!
  • Is there a special dress code for dance classes?
    In private, it's all about you!!!Comfortable, loose-fitting clothing is recommended. Shoes should be light and flat, such as dance shoes, espadrilles or sports shoes for group classes.
  • Can I choose the music I want to learn to dance to?
    Most dance classes for brides and grooms allow couples to choose their own music. So you can choose a song that you like and that is suitable for the dance you want to learn. This way, you can personalize your dance and make sure you both have fun.
  • Do you offer customized choreography for first dances?
    Yes, we offer customized choreography for the bride and groom's first dances. We can help you create your own choreography, or choose one that suits your style and taste. We also offer advice on how to organize your first dance.
  • How can I book a class?
    In private... CALL 514-88-SWING Book a dance class.You can visit our website or contact the instructor directly for rates and availability. Once you've chosen a date and time that suits you, you can book the class and get ready to learn new skills.
  • What dance level is required to take part in your classes?
    Wedding dance classes are designed for beginners. You don't need any previous dance experience to take part in our classes, as we'll adapt the level to suit the needs and abilities of the participants. Most of our private clients have never danced before!
  • How many classes will I need to be ready for the big day?
    The number of lessons needed to be ready on D-day depends on a number of factors, including the dance chosen, the experience of the bride and groom and their availability for lessons, work at home and the ambition of what needs to be done.On average, it takes about 4 to 8 lessons to master the choreography and feel ready and comfortable to dance on the big day.If you're in a hurry, we'll accommodate your tight schedule.
  • How far in advance should we start dance lessons for our wedding?
    We recommend that you start your wedding dance lessons at least two to three months before the big day. This will allow your teacher to prepare you properly for your grand entrance and wedding dance. It's also important to take a few extra lessons to ensure that your routine is perfectly executed on your wedding day. D-day just around the corner? No need to panic! We'll adapt to your tight schedule without any worries by offering intensive lessons. We've already worked miracles the week of the event, but we need to work harder!
  • Do you offer private dance lessons for couples?
    To make your wedding unforgettable, we invite you to sign up for a private dance class at Studio 88 Swing. Our team of experts will help you find the perfect choreography for your big day and perfect your moves as a couple. With our guidance and support, you'll be ready to wow all your guests at your first dance as a bride and groom. Still not convinced? Try it for yourself in a free trial class with one of our teachers!
  • How long does a lesson usually last?
    Dance classes for brides and grooms generally last between an hour and an hour and a half. The duration depends on the complexity of the movements and the dance, as well as the level of the participants.If you're an athlete or a professional performer, we can extend classes to 2 or 3 hours each time, but that's a lot for the average person.
  • Do you offer special packages for brides and grooms?
    Yes, we offer special packages for brides and grooms who want to learn to dance together. We offer private lessons and tailor-made lessons for couples who want to learn to dance for their wedding. Our packages are designed to cater for all dance styles and skill levels.
  • What kind of swing dance classes do you offer for future brides and grooms?
    Swing dance lessons for brides and grooms at our dance school are aimed at all couples wishing to prepare for their first dance step at their wedding. We offer in-person lessons to help you learn. No experience is necessary (most of our private clients have never danced before!!!) and you can do something last minute the week before and get a good result or something really special like choreography with acrobatics (like in a movie like Dirty Dancing? Yes ma'am!) if you start earlier...
  • How do I choose a song to open a wedding ball?
    To open your wedding ball, choose a song that reflects you and your couple. You can also choose a song that has special meaning for you, such as your favorite song, the song that was on your mind when you first met, or the song you played at your wedding. Every couple has their own musical tastes, but some songs are more popular than others to open the ball at a wedding. Among the most popular songs are Etta James' "At Last", Elvis Presley's "Can't Help Falling in Love", Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat's "Lucky", Frank Sinatra's "The Way You Look Tonight" and Bruno Mars' "Marry You".
  • What is your protocol if a couple struggles to learn a particular routine?
    At Studio 88 Swing, our teachers place great emphasis on understanding the challenges our students face, providing them with motivating support and encouragement. If a couple struggles with a particular choreography, we tailor our approach to their needs, either by simplifying complicated movements or guiding them towards improvisation. We break down dance movements step by step to help them assimilate them more easily, and we also provide warm-up exercises and games to help them feel more comfortable and gain confidence.
  • What's your process for helping a couple choose the dance style that suits them best?
    We start with an initial meeting... to discuss the tastes and preferences of each person in the couple, as well as their comfort level and aspirations for the choreography. We listen to several pieces of music with them and help them make a choice, and then we see how quickly they learn and make a plan.
  • How much does a dance class for grooms cost?
    At Studio 88 Swing, we offer wedding dance classes at a very reasonable price. Please click on this link to contact us. To learn more about our wedding dance services, please contact us by email at or call us at 514-88SWING.
  • What are the class times?
    Class times are often flexible and can be adapted to suit couples' needs. For our regular courses you can check our schedule HERE, For other hours you can contact us by phone or email.
  • Do you offer other services, such as ball opening training, learning traditional dances, etc.?
    Yes, in addition to our dance classes for brides and grooms, we also offer additional services such as ballroom training and lessons for guests. LIVE music services from orchestras or DJs, and of course... professional dance shows and on-site entertainment for your guests to get the party started!
  • Which dance is best suited to a wedding?
    It's a question we're often asked! One of the most important moments in a wedding is the married couple's first dance. For this unique moment, it's important to choose a dance that suits the bride and groom's tastes and style. Depending on your tastes and level, you can choose from tango, slow dance, cha-cha, paso doble, samba, rock or swing. At Studio 88 Swing, our dance teachers have the expertise to help you learn swing dancing and offer you unique choreography for your first wedding dance.
  • What is your cancellation or rescheduling policy?
    We have a flexible cancellation and rescheduling policy. Notify us by email at 24 hours in advance, and we'll be happy to let you take the missed lesson for free! A fee of $25 will be charged for notifications less than 24 hours in advance.
  • Can I give a dance class as a gift to another couple?
    Yes, you can offer a dance class as a gift to another couple. Call us to get the right gift certificate.  It's a great idea to celebrate a wedding anniversary or other special event. A dance class can offer couples a fun and entertaining new experience, allowing them to bond and reconnect while learning new dance techniques.
  • How are your dance lessons structured?
    Dance lessons for brides and grooms are generally structured in weekly sessions of 60 to 90 minutes. Lessons are designed to meet your goals and level, and teachers will adapt to your pace. Lessons are also designed to help you feel comfortable and familiar with basic steps and movements before the big day.
  • What is your protocol if a student is having trouble learning a certain routine?
    As a dance teacher, it's important to understand that every student has a different learning rhythm. So it's important to ensure that each student understands the movements and dance steps before moving on to the next routine. To achieve this, our teachers clearly explain each movement and step to the student and give them the opportunity to repeat it several times. If the student is still struggling to understand, they'll show them the moves and steps more slowly.
  • How can I book a dance class?
    You can book a lesson by calling us directly at 514-887-9464 or by using the online booking system on our website : Registration & Prices
  • What kind of dance classes do you offer for students?
    The student dance courses offered by our school are varied and accessible to all levels. We offer swing, west coast swing, lindy hop, charleston, rockn' roll, balboa, blues, boogie woogie, triple swing, shag, acrobatics and social dancing.
  • Do you offer workshops or special events?
    Yes, we regularly organize workshops with guest instructors and events such as dances. You can check our calendar on our website for upcoming events.
  • Which dance is easiest to learn?
    Depending on your personal interests and abilities, the easiest dance to learn will be the one you prefer. If you're new to dancing, swing is one of the most popular ballroom dances. It's relatively easy to learn and great fun to practice. Swing dancing can be learned by taking student dance classes and practicing regularly.
  • What is the ideal age for learning to dance?
    There is no age limit for learning to dance. Whether you're a student or an adult, you can learn to dance at any age and enjoy the benefits of dance classes. Dance classes are a great way for students and adults alike to have fun, enjoy themselves and let off steam. Places are limited, so register early! We look forward to welcoming you to our community and to seeing you on the dance floor.
  • What are the class times?
    We offer classes throughout the day, with evening and weekend options to accommodate students' busy schedules.
  • How much does Studio 88 Swing charge students? Do you offer discounted rates?
    We know how difficult it can be to balance study and hobbies. That's why we've created a program specially designed for students with reduced rates. Each 6 week session is offered with a $25 per person discount, taxes included. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn to dance swing, lindy hop or charleston at an affordable price.
  • Can I give a dance class as a gift to a friend?
    Of course you can! We offer gift certificates that you can purchase for any amount.
  • s there a cancellation or rebooking policy?
    We are very flexible when it comes to cancelling or rescheduling courses. Just let us know by e-mail at 24 hours in advance, and we'll be happy to let you retake the missed class free of charge! Less than 24 hours in advance, a $25 fee will be charged.
  • Is there a special dress code for dance classes?
    We recommend comfortable clothing that allows you to move freely. For some classes, specific dance shoes may be required.
  • How long does a dance lesson usually last?
    Our classes generally range from an hour to an hour and a half, but this can vary depending on the style of dance.
  • Are there any performance opportunities for students?
    Yes, we regularly organize performances and events where students can show how much they've learned.
  • Can I visit the studios before making a reservation?
    Yes, we recommend that you make a prior appointment to visit our studios or to take look at the virtual tour here.
  • How much does it cost to rent a dance studio?
    Please contact us for an estimate based on your specific needs. Let us help you bring your artistic project to life!
  • How can I book a dance studio?
    You can email us at or call us at (514) 88-SWING to make a reservation.
  • Are the studios air-conditioned?
    Yes, all our studios are equipped with air conditioning units to ensure your comfort.
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