Empire swing

About Empire Swing

Empire Swing is Brisbane’s premier Swing Dance School, specialising in having fun teaching a variety of different styles of Swing Dancing including LINDY HOP,CHARLESTON, BALBOA & BLUES. With multiple locations around Brisbane including Fortitude Valley, Woolloongabba, Coorparoo & Paddington, we cater for all different levels of dancers from beginners through to intermediate and advanced swing dancers.
Swing Shack
As well as classes, Empire Swing put on a fortnightly dance social in Brisbane called “Swing Shack”. Swing Shack starts at 730pm with an Absolute Beginners class which is a great way of introducing your friends to Swing Dancing. After the class it is social dancing to fantastic DJ’d swing music that will get your toes tapping and up dancing in no time.

Teaching Team

Jodi Neal

Performance Team Coordinator
Jodi started dancing in 2008 while on a search for exercise that was social and ...

Steve Murphy

Balboa Teacher
Steve started dancing in 2011 after finding free Rockabilly dance lessons at ...

Yolanda Kjaersgaard

Lindy Hop Teacher
Over the years Yolanda trialled different styles like jazz, latin and belly ...

Kameron Davis

“I love dancing. The fact that you get fit, meet new people and make new friends all the time in one social activity is great!”-Kam

Leif Williams

Lindy Hop Teacher
Leif is proof that ANYBODY can learn how to swing dance. In 2008 he had the ...

Caitlin Taggart

Lindy Hop & Blues Teacher
Once upon a time there was a girl named Caitlin and she was a workaholic! So… ...

Leigh Richards

Leigh’s love of dancing started when she was just 4 years old and has grown ...

Adilia Murabito

The secret to happiness, according to Adilia, is partner dancing. She explains ...

DJ Team

Empire Swing has a core DJ team who are ready to spin some tunes for you all. Popping up all over Australia, these core DJs can often be seen at Swing Shack, Blues Room or Balboa Blitz

DJ Carousel

DJ Carousel Ever since I were a wee lad, I've been on a perpetual quest to ...

DJ Tagz

Caitlin (or DJ Tagz) fell in love with the music the moment she started Swing ...