Cats Corner – Live Music & Swing Dancing Every Wednesday at Balançoire Supper Club in San Francisco!

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Hailed by the SF Examiner as the “primo destination for hopping the night away”, Cats Corner features:

  • LIVE Swinging Jazz Music every Wednesday, different bands each week
  • Swing & Lindy Hop dance classes with Nathan & Alyssa and monthly guests
  • Full Cocktail Bar & New Orleans-inspired Kitchen (menus online)
  • Friendly, social atmosphere. Beginners and all ages welcome!

Live Music & Dance Party Schedule

News & Announcements

Monday, Aug 31: Mission Mondays Lindy Workshops for Beginner-Intermediates!

Nathan and Alison 120x120Take advantage of the 5th (extra!) Monday this August with a special evening workshop. Nathan and Alison will help you overcome your beginner shyness on the dance floor and have more fun dancing!

Monday, August 31, 2015

2 x 70 minute classes, 7pm – 10pm @ the Women’s Building, SF

7-8:10pm Surviving & Thriving on the Social Dance Floor (Beginner/Intermediate)

8:30-9:40pm Rhythm & Spice: Jazzing up your Lindy Hop (Intermediate)

$15 for 1 class. $25 for both. Register online to reserve your spot!

Saturday, Aug 15: Nathan & Alyssa Int/Adv Lindy Workshop!

nathan & alyssa dipJoin your favorite Cats Corner teachers, Nathan & Alyssa, for a special Saturday workshop that will challenge and inspire you! Take advantage of a great opportunity to dance and practice with lots of other motivated students!

  • 3 x 80 minute classes, 11am – 4:30pm
  • Class 1: Turn, Turn, Turn (and more turns!)
  • Class 2: All the Charleston – fancy transitions & snappy rhythm changes
  • Class 3: Fast, Flash & Flow – putting things together and spicing things up at real Lindy tempos
  • Cost: $40 early registration by Friday, 8/7.
    $50 by 8/14. $60 at the door.
    $20/class drop-in if space available.

Register online today and save up to $20!

August Classes Start this Wednesday (8/5)!

 

Have fun, learn to dance and meet lots of friendly people in any of our monthly dance classes! The 4-week August session of classes starts this week. Choose from any of these fun classes:

Nathan & Alison  ann and ryan  idalia ramos

Main Dance Floor (with Nathan & Alison)

Upstairs Dance Floor

Class Costs:
4-week session: $60 early / $70 full price registration by 8/4.
Drop-in: $20 per week, with teacher permission and if space available.

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

 

Wednesday, July 29th: Tiki Night Dress-up & Dance Party!

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  • Music by the SF Medicine Ball Band & DJ Autumn Lavarta!
  • Island Drink Cocktails & Luau-Style Dining Options
  • $2 OFF DRINK SPECIALS when you wear Island-inspired outfits:
    Hawaiian-print shirts & dresses, beach wear, snorkel gear, tropical sight-seeing attire…be creative!
  • medicine ball band - small rectangle10:40 PM “Catch A Wave” Team Surfing Contest
    No surfing experience needed, we provide the surf boards! 20 contestants max. 2 teams assigned randomly. Winning team receives a round of drinks and surf board! Free to enter!

August 2015 Classes & Teachers Announced!

Registration is OPEN for our next 4-week session of classes that starts Wednesday, August 5th! Hop to it, join the fun, and save $10 when you register online by Monday, August 3rd!

Learn to Swing with Nathan & Alyssa! idalia ramos ryan-jessica small

Main Floor:

Upstairs Floor

 

Saturday, July 18: Justin & Olivia Lindy Workshop!

justin and olivia3 x 80 minute classes, 11am -4:30pm at the Women’s Building, SF

for dancers with 3+ months of Intermediate class, workshop & social dance experience

Schedule:

  • 11am – 12:20pm Lindy Tune-Up
  • 12:40-1pm Kickin’ it Old School
  • LUNCH
  • 3-4:30pm Fancy Pants Styling

Costs:

$45 for first 2 leaders & 2 followers to register.
$50 early registration by 7/16. $60 at the door.
30 couples max.

REGISTER NOW and save your spot in class!

 

July Classes Start this Wednesday (7/1)!

Have fun, learn to dance and meet lots of friendly people in any of our monthly dance classes! The 5-week July session of classes starts this week. Choose from any of these fun classes:

Nathan & Alison  ann and ryan

Main Dance Floor (with Nathan & Alison)

Upstairs Dance Floor

Class Costs:
5-week session: $70 early / $80 full price registration by 6/29.
Drop-in: $20 per week, with teacher permission and if space available.

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

 

Saturday, May 30: Swedish Invasion 2015!

Swedish Invasion 2015Intermediate Lindy Workshop & Dance Party

Spend a fun afternoon learning new moves, improving your technique and getting a distinctly Scandinavian perspective on Lindy Hop from Emelie & Rebecca DecaVita, two fantastic dance teachers, international competitors and members of the Savage Rhythm Dance group from Stockholm, Sweden! Then dance the night away

  • 3 x 80 min classes, 11am – 4:30pm @ City College of San Francisco
  • Evening dance party w/ Clint Baker’s Hot Four @ LEVY Dance, SF

REGISTER ONLINE TODAY!

Costs:

Full Event (3 classes + dance party): $60 by May 25 / $65 by May 29 / $70 at the door
Workshops only (3 classes): $50 by May 25 / $55 by May 29 / $60 at the door
Dance only: $10 online by May 29 / $15 at the door

Drop-in to individual workshop classes: $25 per class with teacher/organizer permission and ONLY IF SPACE AVAILABLE!

Show Me the Money! Party

show me the money party with clint baker

This Wednesday, April 29th:

Dress-to-Impress! Wear your (fake) “bling”: rings, chains, rhinestones…anything shiny and glamorous…and enjoy $2 OFF Vintage Cocktails!

10:30pm Band Break

  • Richest Person Contest: Earn play money throughout the evening. The two wealthiest persons at 11pm receive Top Prize = Two Prix Fixe Dinners!
  • Performances by the Sweet 16 & their Jazz Men!
  • Photos by Auey Santos / Photograffiti.net

9:30pm – Midnight

Live Music Dance Party with Clint Baker’s New Orleans Jazz Band & DJ Autumn LaVarta!

$10 cover includes 9pm Beginning Swing Dance Lesson.
No partner needed. Beginners and all ages welcome. 21+ to drink.

Saturday, 4/25: Intermediate Lindy Workshop, SF

African Movement & Zen Dance

Intermediate Lindy Hop Workshop
w/ Chad Kubo & Daktari Shari

3 x 80 minute classes, 11am-4:30pm at the Metronome, SF

april 25 workshop

Location: Metronome Dance. 1830 De Haro St., SF.

Cost: $55 early / $65 full price registration by 4/23. 24 students max.

Register online and save your spot in class!