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My name is Denise Steele & I'm the instructor and owner of The Joint Is Jumpin! Swing Dance Studios since 1994.


At The Joint is Jumpin! we offer instruction in Swing and Vintage dances to students of all ages.  I have been teaching dance for over 25 years covering Lindy Hop, 20's Charleston, Vernacular Jazz, Vintage Shag, Big Apple, and Swing Blues.  During this time it has been my pleasure to bring the top names in the global dance community to the Eugene and Portland, Oregon area to teach workshops with me.  If you would like to find out more please have a look around, you can also find my resume here


Check out our "store" to purchase workshop DVDs, original artwork, giclees, and greeting cards.


See you on the dance floor!

Denise Steele

Latest Updates

Starting in October!




- Feed Your Love of Dance - A Free Dance Class Fundraiser benefiting the local Food Bank

- My Baby Can Dance! - Fall dance classes


Portland workshop - Oct 20th


More details here!