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Whether you're a seasoned swing dancer or just starting out, our expert instructors will have you swinging with style in no time. From smooth swing outs to flashy footwork, we've got something for everyone! Grab your dance shoes and join us for a Lindy Hop workshop that's sure to put a swing in your step and a smile on your face.

Who Are the SLO Rugcutters?

The SLO Rugcutters have been providing swing dance lessons for all ages and experience levels on the California Central Coast. Our lessons are located at the Academy of Dance in San Luis Obispo, with our 1 hour beginning class at 6:45pm. Afterwards, we provide vintage and modern swing music to dance to at Madonna Inn from 8:00pm - 10:00pm.

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Our lessons are located in the World Rhythm & Motion Studio, 3422 Miguelito Court, Studio 3, San Luis Obispo, CA. Drop-in and beginner friendly, please arrive on time as classes start promptly at 6:45pm. $10 per person, cash only.

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Dancing is For Everyone!

Swing dancing is a fun an exciting activity for all ages. Join us in class and at the Madonna Inn for a night of dancing each Monday. Beginners always welcome!

Madonna Inn

Free social dancing Monday night from 8-10pm. Come check it out before taking a class if you're not sure the dance is right for you!

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"I’ve never seen a lindy hopper who wasn’t smiling. It’s a happy dance. It makes you feel good." - Frankie Manning


Want even more dancing? Our friends over at the Cal Poly Swing Club are a student run dance group that offers dance and lesson opportunities for both swing and blues. They host semi-annual workshops bringing in talented teachers from all over, along with a yearly Lindy Exchange which draws hundreds for the weekend!

Check out their website to learn more:


Academy of Dance
3422 Miguelito Ct
Studio 3
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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