Suburban Swing is holding its annual Christmas Masquerade Ball with the Bruce James Orchestra, Sunday, December 29.
Western Canada’s oldest and largest swing dance club. Entertaining dancers since 2000. We specialize in East Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, and Balboa. We offer swing dance lessons every Sunday! Drop in lessons from 7:45 – 8:30pm. The Abbotsford Social Activity Association, known as the ASAA, is also the home of Suburban Swing.
ASAA Hall, 33889 Essendene Avenue, Abbotsford, BC
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Suburban Swing is organized by Jason and Crystal Warner and has been running since April 2000, and has proven to be a respected, successful swing event, supported by the community.
Who is Jason Warner?
Jason started swing dancing in 1997 and has been teaching around the Fraser Valley since 1998. In 2000 Jason suffered from a severe motor cycle accident that hindered his dancing ability. He quickly fought his way back to the dance floor and after a year and a half, is back teaching and enjoying dancing at Suburban Swing. His main activity has become to co-organize Suburban Swing events and to teach and DJ on the Sunday night dances.
In the past few years, Jason has been continuously extending his abilities by attending various workshops from LA to Vancouver. Some of the best instructors in North America provided training such as:
Eric and Sylvia Robison: Creators of the term “Hollywood Style” Lindy Hop.
Min and Korinna: Camp Hollywood Shag title holders.
Jonathan & Sylvia
Kim & David
Joel & Valerie
Tip and Holly: Swing Summit 2003
Tanya & Sean: Swing Summit 2003 /2005
Doug & Debbie: Swing Summit 2004/2006
Marcus & Bärbl: Swing Summit 2004
Eric & Sylvia: Swing Summit 2005
Ben & Sherri: Swing Summit 2006
Mike Faltesek: Swing Summit 2006
Hasse & Marie: Swing Summit 2006
Kerry Ward Swing Summit 2006
Nathalie Gomes Swing Summit 2006
Andy& Nina Swing Summit 2006
Peter Flahiff & Jen Greer 2007
Myles & Tessa 2007
Jason has been actively involved with the movie entertainment industry in the past few years. He has been involved in the following:
Adoptive Families Association of BC – Dancer Entertainer / Treena Innes / Director of Development
Robson Arms – Special Skills / Vancouver
Smallville – Technical Advisor / James Marshall / Director / Smallville
Whistler Street Entertainer – Swing Dancer / Shannon Hendry Coordinator, Festivals Experience, Tourism Whistler
Five People You Meet in Heaven – Dance Caster / Swing Dancer Lloyd Kramer / Five People Prod / ABC
Reefer Madness – Swing Dancer / Andy Fickman / Reefer Prod / Showcase
A Screwball Homicide – Swing Dancer / Dennis Dugan / Pico Productions / Pilot
Michael Bublé – Dancer Caster / Swing Dancer Vogue / Coquitlam Casino
Jason and Crystal have taught and performed all over the Lower Mainland, from theatre to special events. Jason and Crystal have focused there energy on providing the best dance experience available in Western Canada.