Put some swing in your life!
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Join us every Friday night for a fun night of social dancing in the heart of downtown Montreal. Only $10! Drop-in beginner and intermediate lessons at 8:30 pm. No partner or dance experience needed!
Take advantage of our September special: Sign up for level 1 & 2 of swing, blues, balboa, or boogie woogie over 12 weeks for just $165, or $150 for full time students!
Downtown Stomp (DTS) nights are Cat’s Corner’s social dance nights on Fridays. Admission price is $10, cash only. The price includes a class of your choice. Two levels are available early in the evening, beginner at 8:30pm and intermediate at 8:45pm. Social dancing starts at 9:30pm and lasts until 1am. No reservation, experience or partner required. Drop-in and come have fun! We are located at 3451 Saint-Laurent Blvd. on the 3rd floor, north of Sherbrooke Street, right across from the Esso gas station. We ask that you bring a clean and dry pair of shoes for dancing.
See more information about swing at Cat’s Corner here.
Swing Music on Spotify
Check out our Spotify account for a good music resource. It includes a variety of playlists by our talented DJs, as well as a few lists of songs categorized by beats per minute (BPM).
(If you don’t yet have a Spotify account, set one up so you can hear these tunes!)
Our Beginner Playlist : for songs that are not-too-fast, not-too-slow, with clear rhythm, that are easy to dance to, and great for practice!
Click here for more musical resources!
A living dance. A living studio.
A living community.
In our collective mind’s eye, we see a place that is home to a vibrant and continuously evolving swing dance community.
A place where generations meet, relationships are built, energies are exchanged, history is preserved and created anew.
A place where passion for swing dance is born, is nurtured and where people are encouraged to reach new heights of self-expression.
A place where we are kind to ourselves and kind to one another as we evolve and grow.
We see a thriving, socially responsible, sustainable business that provides the opportunities for people to be what they love, according to their abilities, talents and needs. A living dance. A living studio. A living community.
FREE DANCE NIGHT EVERY MONDAY Pub L’Île Noire, Swing Connexion and Cat’s Corner are very happy to offer you fabulous evenings of dancing and music every Monday night at 1649 St-Denis! Whether you’re a dancer or a Blues music lover, join us for the next edition of Lundis Let’s Blues!See all events
Cat’s Corner presents the “Cat’s Club” dance: a “A Holiday Slowdrag Night” on Friday December 16th! We’ll be playing the most beautiful slow jazz ballads and blues music of the era. Dance in your own interpretation of the dance. Some will remember their time at Herräng. Let yourself be moved by the music. Put on your best attire, make yourselves handsome. The Cat’s Corner studios will welcome you with hundreds of stars and a velvet robe, virgin cocktails and delicacies, performances, prizes and a holiday spirit.See all events
Want to dance to fast music? Have you danced some Charleston in your classes already and would like to learn more? Do you want to work hard and level-up in a friendly atmosphere? The new Charleston Troupe is looking for you!See all events
Save the date for our Spring workshop weekend, March 31-April 2, 2017 Ryan Calloway and Ann Mony teach Lindy Hop, Solo Jazz, and Charleston from their home base of San Francisco, California. Their classes balance creativity exercises with a systematic approach to technique, with the ultimate goal of high-quality, fun social dances for all their students. They are both musically-inclined people who understand the relationship between music and dance, and they care deeply about swing dancing as a unique mode of self-expression.See all events