Rock N' Swing is the San Francisco Bay Area's fast paced and energetic swing dance lesson series geared specifically for flashy, fancy, and fun(!) swing dancing to traditional 1950's style rockabilly and rhythm and blues. Regular weekly swing dance classes in the “Dean Collins” style of “Lindy Hop” or "jitterbug” swing are taught through workshops at The Joanne Brown Dancers, and weekly classes at The Mark Green Sports Center in Union City. 

Mark Green Sports Center is located at:
31224 Union City Blvd.
Union City, CA 94587

(510)-675-5808

Joanne Brown Dancers is located at:
33535 Western Avenue
Union City, CA 94587

(510)-475-4122
 

Dance Instructor Michael Quebec brings his over 20 years of teaching and performance experience to "Rock N' Swing", making sure that students get the most thorough and detailed instruction possible, while doing it in a patient, welcoming, energetic, and fun manner! This is retro vintage dance instruction with the most modern up to date instruction techniques!

 

Contact Mike at (510)-240-2732 or at esperescano@gmail.com for private lessons. Check out our latest events, as well as our weekly group class schedule.

 

Turns
Turns

Practicing various turns during one of our Saturday workshops at The Joanne Brown Dancers in Union City.

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Hitting The Breaks
Hitting The Breaks

Working "quickstops" and other moves that hit breaks in the music at one of our Saturday Union City workshops at The Joanne Brown Dancers (33535 Western Avenue.)

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David and Gina
David and Gina

David Galvin and Gina Katigbak, two very popular West Coast Swing instructors, trying out some Smooth Lindy Hop and doing extremely well while having a good time!

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Turns

Practicing various turns during one of our Saturday workshops at The Joanne Brown Dancers in Union City.

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Features

Starting in January of 2023, we will have weekly Fridays beginners East Coast Swing and Tuesdays Lindy Hop, both at The Mark Green Sports Center, 31224 Union City Blvd, Union City, CA 94587 at 7:45 p.m. 

Rockinswing will also continue to provide free online articles on 1950s teen culture history.  The history of rock n' roll, 1950s-era dances, hot rod culture, teen idols and "Kleen Teen" culture, 1950s teen fashions, The Beat Generation and the beatnik fad, and the history of 1950s juvenile-delinquency and street gangs will be explored in detail in blog/article and even e-book form, to provide fans of vintage culture free resources for historical research and recreational reading. 

 

Visit our blog section to check out our latest blog, "The Word On Grease:  History Vs. Hollywood"   (Click on the button to access the blog.)

 



Instructional dance videos will be provided, free of charge, at channel "Michael Quebec" at the clickable You Tube Channel button.

 

Videos on the history of 1950's youth culture will be provided at channel "Mike Quebec's Hepcats Hangout," which can be accessed via the button below:
 

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Photos from the September Swing Dance Party