Jitterbugs Anonymous

Jitterbugs Anonymous


Come dance with us at Diversion 20th Anniversary: Where Swing & Blues Meet in the Mile High City! Current tier is $140 for All-Access of 3 nights of live music, 2 days of classes (plus additional classes for earlier on Friday).

Music: Devan Jones & The Uptown Stomp, Ronnie Shellist, and more
Instruction: Damon & Kelsy Stone, Annabelle Hale & Nial Bruce

Saturday Pre-dance Cocktail Hour available for add-on ($25 pre-register)

More to come...
Hey everybody! Somebody told me to post this here, and sorry on the short notice.

I'm doing a country ballroom waltz workshop and social dance waaayyy down in Socorro at NMT today. Workshop starts at 2 and will go until 5 in the Macey Center. Social dance starts at 7 and goes for a couple hours in the Student Activity Center. Bring your dancing shoes and have fun!

Your Local UNM Swing Dance Club

Jitterbugs Anonymous meets every THURSDAY from 8 pm till 11 pm. Location Hokona Hall Cellar on UNM Campus. For those who love swing dancing!

Jitterbugs Anonymous meets every THURSDAY from 8 pm till 10:30 pm in Hokona Cellar on UNM Campus. Lessons are at 8:00 pm and the social dance starts around 9:00 pm. No partner or experience is required. Dress up or throw on jeans and a t-shirt. Grab some shoes that are comfortable (converse, suede bottomed, or leather bottomed shoes are popular choices). Come get your Swing on! If you have any que

Operating as usual

[03/08/19]   Hello! We as Jitterbugs Anonymous will be taking a hiatus! Thank you for your support!!

[02/20/19]   Hello!

There will be no dance this week! However there will be a dance NEXT THURSDAY!! Come swing on by!

[03/29/18]   For those of you interested, we will be going over the Trankie Doo!

[03/22/18]   Hello everyone!

For those of you who have joined us over the last year, we will be having our final four meetings of the semester! That being said, if you are interested in a leadership position or have any questions, come out this Thursday. See you there!

[03/15/18]   Just a reminder, there will not be a dance this week because of spring break. We will resume next Thursday!

See you next week!!

[01/25/18]   Hello Jitterbuggers! We are excited to back in the swing (πŸ˜‰) of things again and start up or dance again tonight! Join us at 8pm in Hokana Hall Ballroom and tell us what you would like to learn this semester and dance the night away with us! See you then!πŸŽΆπŸ’ƒπŸΌπŸ•ΊπŸŽΆ

[01/19/18]   Hello everyone!!

Just as a reminder, we will not be meeting for JA tonight. Our first dance of the semester will be on Thursday, January 25th!!

Keep an eye out for an event posting this week for more details!

Can’t wait to see you all next week!

[01/01/18]   Hello all! Just a reminder that there is unfortunately no dance tonight. We look forward to seeing you all in the New Year when school begins! Happy New Years all!

[11/02/17]   Hello everyone!!

We just wanted to remind you all that we will not be having a dance this week. There was an event that was already scheduled before we were able to claim the space.

Join us next week for more dancing and fun!!

[10/26/17]   Time to take a break from studying, working, and the stress of life for Thursday night jam night!

Tonight we are teaching something very special: The Shim Sham! Come celebrate this joy filed dance created by the legend and founder of swing, Frankie Manning!

See you lovely people there!πŸ’ƒπŸΌπŸŽ‰πŸ•Ί

[10/19/17]   We are super excited to dance in Hokona Hall tonight!! No more carpet clamor for us, we are moving on to the big leagues: smooth wooden floors!😎

Come bask in the goodness with us as we slide our way back from fall break!

Beginners lesson 8-9
Dancing 9-11

See you beautiful people there!πŸ’ƒπŸΌπŸ•Ί

[10/12/17]   Hello Everyone,

We just wanted to remind you all that there will not be a dance tonight because of the fall break. We will start back up next week! The event will be posted on our page this weekend with the location. Have a great fall break!


We are having so much fun this semester! Thank you to everyone who had been coming, you all make it awesome!

Come be part of the fun, every Thursday at UNM!

[09/21/17]   Hello everyone!

Today is the day for more dancing! We will be in Scholars on the third floor in the Student Union Building (SUB).

That being said, we are still on CARPET. We are currently waiting for RHA to go into session this year. Bear with us while we get Hokona Hall Cellar figured out.

Hope to see all you wonderful people tonight to dance off some mid-week stress!


Jitterbugs Anonymous

[09/14/17]   Hello dancers!

Reminder of the dance tonight from 6-7:30 at the old town gazebo. Come enjoy Albuquerque's own live band, the Route 66 Revelers and dance away!

Wendy will be picking up people in the parking lot of Hokona Hall at UNM at 5:30.

Then, join us at the SUB for our weekly JA dance!

See you there!

[08/29/17]   Hello everyone!

We are excited announce that JA will be meeting for the first time this year on THURSDAY (August 31th) in the SUB's LOBO ROOM (on the third floor)!! We will have an optional basic east coast lesson from 8-9 and a social dance from 9 until 11.
Please note that this will not be our permanent meeting place and we have made progress in securing Hokona Cellar.

We will be dancing on carpet so keep that in mind. Also remember that you DO NOT need to have any experience in dancing or a partner to come join us. If you cannot make it right at 8, please come any way and we can give you a quick crash course on the basic step. We want you to bring your friends and come enjoy the music with us!

If you have any questions, please let us know and we will get back to you as soon as possible!!

Hope to see you on Thursday!!


The premier of Sweet Tea Swing was a hit! Come join us at the Starbucks on Academy and Wyoming on Sunday at 6pm for a FREE swing dance lesson, followed by social dancing and DISCOUNTED iced teas and iced coffees! No partner required...only a smileπŸ˜ŽπŸ’ƒπŸΌπŸ•Ί

[03/23/17]   Tonight's lesson will cover breaking apart 6 count patterns into more rhythmic, fluid dancing. Be comfortable breaking repetitive move patterns and find alternatives to counting steps. Hope to see you all there as we get ready for the workshop weekend in CO Springs!

[02/17/17]   Hey everyone, come dance with us tonight and learn the ever-popular, Shim Sham! We will be teaching this line dance tonight at our weekly dance. For those of you who may already know the Shim Sham, we will also be offering a slew of tips and tricks to liven things up. The lesson starts at 8 PM and we hope to see you all there!

[02/02/17]   Hey everyone,

Tonight is our weekly dance and we hope to see all of you there!

Not only is JA a great place to meet and hang out with your friends, its also a great learning opportunity. We make every effort to customize the weekly lesson for our attendees. If its learning to follow, lead, switch roles, practice choreography, or pick up new moves, we can help! Come let us know what you're interested in us teaching and we'll do our best to help!

See you tonight!

[01/02/17]   Hey everyone! Sorry it's been a minute since we've posted but we just wanted to say thank you so much to everyone who came out on New Years!! We had a great time and hope you all did too ☺ We really appreciate you guys supporting us. We hope that 2017 treats you well and we look forward to dancing with you throughout the year!

[12/08/16]   Hey Everyone!
Tomorrow is your last opportunity to dance for this semester! Come to Hokona cellar for your weekly 7 pm lesson followed by 8 pm social dancing. Rumor is there is a chance of holiday swing music being played tomorrow. See you there! πŸŽ„β„οΈβ›„

[11/22/16]   Hey Everyone!

There will be no JA this week because of Thanksgiving!
We hope you all have a great break and enjoy your family and friends! Hopefully catch up on some homework too since there is only 2 weeks left of the semester!
This means there are only 2 more JA dances so we hope to see you all next Thursday!!

Have a good break :)

[10/12/16]   Hey everyone! A reminder that there will be no dance this week due to Fall Break. Take the time to relax and recuperate for the next stretch of the semester and we'll see you back next week!


Hey Guys, we are very excited to see you tonight at JA's weekly dance. A reminder that our dance is now at Hokona Hall's cellar. It is a great dance venue with a disco ball, seating area, and plenty of space. If you need help getting there, here's a map to refer to. Remember that all are welcome at our dances and we hope to see you there!

[09/22/16]   Hey everyone! We are very happy to announce that we offically have Hokona cellar for our dance tomorrow night. So come take advantage of the wood floors and the disco ball with us. As always, the lesson is 7-8 and the social dance is 8-11. Free for students and $4 for community members. Hope to see you there! :)

[09/07/16]   Hello again!

We are happy to announce that JA will be meeting for the first time this year THIS THURSDAY (August 8th) in the SUB's FIESTA ROOM (on the third floor)!! We will have a basic east coast lesson from 7-8 and a social dance from 8 until 10.
Please note that this will not be our permanent meeting place and we have made progress in securing Hokona Cellar.

We will be dancing on carpet so keep that in mind. Also remember that you DO NOT need to have any experience in dancing or a partner to come join us. If you cannot make it right at 7, please come any way and we can give you a quick crash course on the basic step. We want you to bring your friends and come enjoy the music with us!

If you have any questions, please let us know and we will get back to you as soon as possible!!

Hope to see you on Thursday!!

[09/05/16]   Hey everyone! So we've made progress with securing Hokona Hall again for this year however, the earliest we could use the space is still 3 weeks away! We were wondering if you guys would be willing to TEMPORARILY meet somewhere else so we could at least start dancing and having our lessons? We'd probably be somewhere in the SUB and there is a large chance that we'd be dancing on carpet. If you are interested in this at all, LIKE this post so we can gauge interest before we proceed....
Thanks so much guys and we hope to see you soon!!


Come say hi to Maddy and I for the last hour of the activity fair!! We're by Dane Smith!

[08/22/16]   Hey all you lovely people! School is officially back in session which means that JA will be starting back up soon!! This Thursday is the Activity Fair on campus and we're looking for some people to swing by any time between 10 and 2. One of the goals for this upcoming year is to get more students to come out and we need as much help as we can get! So help us work the booth or come say hi!
Message Maeghan Plaisance or Maddy Cole about volunteering and we'll see you there :)

[05/05/16]   Thank you all for a great semester! It was an awesome year and we accomplished a lot with your help.

Jitterbugs Anonymous will not be meeting anymore until the start of the Fall Semester at UNM.

[04/13/16]   Thank you everyone who attended Sunday's dance and contributed to the DJ Battle. The event was a blast with fantastic music and great dancing all around (not to mention birthday cake).

An amazing $166 was raised during the fundraiser. Our officers and club members want to thank all of you for your support while trying to make our goal.

Thanks to your help, JA will be attending 505 Stomp this year!


CCX 2014 - Jedi Swing Jack & Jill Finals - Cat's Corner in Montreal

Perhaps a preview of tonight's shenanigans at Jitterbugs Anonymous. 9 PM at Rhythm Dance Company.

Come join us for our first "Love is Blindfolded" Jack and Jill competition!

Swing dancers compete in a blindfolded Jack & Jill contest where they are assigned random partners during the Cat's Corner 16th anniversary celebration in Mo...

[02/11/16]   Hey everyone, just a reminder that our dance tonight is at 9 PM.

There will not be a lesson tonight, only a dance and it will be at Rhythm Dance Company off of Central and Madeira St.

For those of you who haven't been to Rhythm Dance Studio yet, be aware that it is held in a office-like complex on the third floor. Look for the Jitterbugs Anonymous Banner outside.

See you all tonight!

[12/03/15]   Hey guys!

Tonight is your last chance to come out to JA for the rest of the semester! Hopefully you can all make it out and take a break from studying for the night! Like always were meeting at 8 pm in Hokona Cellar.

Also good luck on finals everyone! You got this!



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