Groove Juice Swing

Classes & Lindy Jam at 389 Gregory St Ballroom

Posted July 2, 2014 [Read full article]

You may have heard the news - Kerri Vaughn's Tango Cafe Dance Studio is   moving downtown. We, however, are staying! Please help us spread the word that all Groove Juice Swing classes are still being held in our lovely 3rd floor ballroom at 389 Gregory Street.

Community Awards Winners 2014

Posted June 17, 2014 [Read full article]

Thank you to everyone who participated in nominations and voting, and congratulations to all the winners of our community awards this year! We would especially like to recognize all the students and people who create a wonderfully friendly and fun community to share this joyous dance with. Winners...

Stompology IX: Dances and Workshops June 6-8

Posted May 13, 2014 [Read full article]

Thumbnail This year is the ninth annual year of Stompology, Rochester's authentic solo jazz dance weekend. It's a treat to have six inspiring instructors, fantastic live music, and so many dancers from all over the country in town for the event. We invite all local dancers to come enjoy the weekend with us!

Sidewalk Swing Dance: 4:30-6:30pm on Thurs., June 19

Posted May 13, 2014 [Read full article]

Join us for a FREE outdoor swing dance with the Smugtown Stompers! We'll be dancing on the sidewalks around the Rundel Memorial Building (our library on South Ave., downtown), and hoping to drum up some enthusiasm about jazz and swing dancing just before Jazz Fest hits Rochester! The Friends...

Volunteer with GJS in 2014!

Posted December 16, 2013 [Read full article]

Thumbnail We always need extra help at our dances and events, and appreciate the community members who volunteer! We look for volunteers to be active community members who...

Review: GJS at the Rochester Fringe Festival

Posted December 2, 2013 [Read full article]

Thumbnail "Watching these young folks twist, twirl, flip, and triple-step around their partners with ease is, in a word, fun. They were all grinning from ear to ear the whole time. Their passion for the art of this dance form oozed out of every move. And it's not just enthusiasm for the dance; they've got the technique, too."

About Us

Groove Juice Swing, established in 2004, is based in Rochester, NY and specializes in Lindy Hop, the original form of swing dance from the 1920s and 1930s. Groove Juice Swing offers dance classes, weekly social dances, live band dance events, performances, and dance workshops throughout the year. Staff members and instructors are passionate about all things Lindy Hop, traveling all over the world to compete against and learn from the very best Lindy Hoppers. They bring that same commitment and enthusiasm to the dance community in Rochester.

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