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Welcome!

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

COVID-SAFE ONLINE CLASSES and PRIVATE LESSONS available now with DENISE STEELE!

 

All private classes are mask only with social distancing strictly observed. Lesson are available focussed on solo dance - Line dances, Charleston and vernacular jazz.

 

Denise studied with Frankie Manning, the Father of the Lindy Hop.  He often invited her to teach and perform with him nationally and internationally.  In Oregon she taught through her studios The Joint is Jumpin’  for over 25 years and brought many Swing Era dance legends to our area.  

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