Black Pepper Swing


Hello there!

We are a swing dance school in Helsinki. We have weekly classes, workshops, and events. You can also rent our dance studios for your own practice or have a private class with us.

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Door code: 1991A
+358 84 154 1724

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Welcome! Check out the courses and season info below.


Summer 2024

4 weeks of dancing until Midsummer.

Summer season is from May 27th till June 19th with the following schedule:

Week 22: Karriversary
Week 23: Floorcraft
Week 24: Rhythm lab
Week 25: Swivels and swing outs

Check out the course pages and register here ➥

Start dancing with these courses
No previous experience whatsoever needed.

Already dancing?
Check out the course schedule and declutter your calendar accordingly. If you are unsure what levels/courses to pick, check out this article here.


You can join our swinging courses with a Dance pass, Course registration, or 10-class punch cards.

The course registration has always been the most popular choice among students. Now we have also added 10-class punch cards for extra flexibility, and monthly dance passes for unlimited dancing.

If you are just visiting the city, or want to try out our classes, you can also just drop-in for any single classes.

Check out the courses and register here

Summer courses


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Swing is back

Spreading swing dancing in modern society means inspiring people to connect with jazz music, themselves and each other. We offer engaging, precise and fun teaching from the first course on. And we make sure your dance time is not limited to the lessons.

Lindy hop, Charleston, Balboa, Shag, Boogie Woogie, Solo Jazz, and Tap Dancing - for dancers of different levels and with different aims. Get started or get better. Check which courses would suit you.

How to
join the fun?

How to
join the fun?

We focus on teaching and practising authentic swing dances. These dance forms from America’s 1920’s to 1940’s are all marked by their development as social dances.

Check out our course schedule and join in. We have weekly courses as well as events and weekend workshops.

We also offer private classes for those who wish to get a quick start on dancing or want to get more personal instruction.

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Courses from beginners to advanced

Lindy Hop Beginners' courses aim to teach you the very basics of swing dancing. You will learn how to move yourself and with your partner to swinging jazz tunes. We will work on basic patterns, rhythms and fundamentals of partner connection.

We have beginners' courses on Lindy Hop, Solo Jazz & Charleston, and Tap Dancing. No previous experience required!

For those who are already dancing, we have a variety of classes of different styles and topics. Check out this article to find out which courses and levels would be the best for you.

Check out all beginners' courses


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+358 84 154 1724

Upcoming events

10 years of dancing masterclasses

Stories and lessons from Karri's 10-year-long dance journey. Insightful and inspiring workshops and masterclasses packed with wisdom and knowledge.

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Helsinki | June 14-16
Midnight Sun Swing Festival 2024

A summer swing dance festival in Helsinki during the brightest and longest days of the year. Registration opens 7th of February.

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