About Swingin’ Spring

Swingin’ Spring Dance Camp is West Coast Jitterbugs’ annual weekend of swing dancing workshops, with invited teachers from Sweden and abroad. Swingin’ Spring has existed since 1994.

The Gothenburg dance scene has existed for more than 30 years. The dance scene and the festival is known for the warmth of the people and community.



Except for great classes we invite you to our community. You come to get a feeling for the friendly Gothenburg community, for great live music, for the long late nights and for our amazing tea dance that often become another nightly social! Our main venue is located in the best area in town and even on the best street of Gothenburg. Our studio where we host the late nights goes by the rule of last couple standing, take the challenge and join in!



Sensus is a study association that provides opportunities for development and learning in human encounters and through cultural experiences. Sensus promotes active involvement in society and in member organizations. Sensus’s working methods are study circles, cultural programs and other folk education work.




The Swingin’ Spring Story!


2019     (28,29,30,31 March)
Sonia Ortega & Héctor Artal
Felix Berghäll & Egle Regelskis
Anna Forss & Jakob Bergelin
Vassia Panagiotou & Olov Vik


2018     (8,9,10 June)
Tatiana Udry
Kevin St. Laurent & Jo Hoffberg
Rikard Ekstrand & Pamela Gaizutyte
Kuno H. Rasmussen & Gosia Wolska Rasmussen


2017     (2,3,4 June)
Nalla Kim & Jessica Yoon
Pontus Persson & Isabella Gregorio
Petra Robek & Janez Šepetavc
Arnas Razgūnas & Eglė Nemickaitė
Cat Foley
Christopher Martinsen Mowe
Anne Normann


2016     (3,4,5,6 June)
Jessica Lennartsson
Alice Mei & Kevin St Laurent
Sep Vermeersch & Bára Barbora Hřebačková
Audun Kveberg & Caroline Bockelie Johnsen


2015     (4,5,6,7 June)
Rikard Ekstrand & Jenny Deurell
Vincenzo Fesi & Katja Završnik
Marcus Edstorp & Marianne Törnblom


2014     (5,6,7,8 June)
Ali Taghavi & Katja Uckermann
Kevin St Laurent & Jo Hoffman
Patrick Szmidt & Natasha Ouimet
Martynas Stonys & Egle Regelskis


2013     (5,6,7,8,9 June)
Nick Williams & Laura Keat
Kevin St Laurent & Jo Hoffman
Davis Thurber & Claudia Joyal Laplante
William Mauvais & Maéva Truntzer
Ali Taghavi & Katja Uckermann


2012     (11,12,13 May)
Kevin St Laurent & Jo Hoffman
Nick Williams & Laura Keat
Isabella Gregorio & Vincenzo Fesi


2011     (13,14,15 May)
Mickey Fortanasce & Kelly Arsenault
Kevin St Laurent & Jo Hoffberg
Henric & Joanna Stillman
Pontus Persson & Lizette Rönnqvist
Andrew Twiss & Evin Galang


2010     (17,18,19 April)
Kevin St Laurent & Jo Hoffman
Juan Villafane & Sharon Davis
Frida Segerdahl & Skye Humphrey
Pontus Persson & Lizette Rönnqvist
Ellen Holmström & Marcus Edstorp
Andy Spitz & Moe Sakan – “Was booked but did not attend due to volcano eruption Eyjafjallaökull”


This year, organizers were missing. It became a small camp, but since several years with 400 participants,  many considered it was wrong to name it Swingin’ Spring, so the name for the 2009 edition was… Swing Out West


2008     (25,26,27 April)
Hasse & Marie Nahnfeldt
Kevin St Laurent & Emily Hoffberg
Steven Mitchell
Frida Segerdahl & Skye Humphries
Ulrika Hegårdh & Love Westman
Hanna & Mattias Lundmark


2007     (30,31,1 April)
Frida Segerdahl & Skye Humphries
Larissa & Taras Melnik
Isabella Greogorio & Vinzenco Fesi
Joanna Ericsson & Henrik Stillman
Naomi Campbell & Peter Strom
Pep Espígol & Emi Garrote
Åsa Lundmark & Mikael Hedlund


2006     (17,18,19 March)
Dan Guest & Vivien Davidhazy
Chad & Melanie
Angela Andrew & Francoise
Daniel & Åsa Heedman
Henric Stillman & Joanna
Jane Henriksson & Janne Börjesson


Sarah Spence & Skye Humphries
Frida Segerdahl & Mattias Lundmark
Catrine Ljunggren & Elliott Donnelley
Sandryne Pezzine & Andrew Sutton
Johnny Lloyd


2004     (16,17,18 April)
Rena Swanepoel & Andy Fleming
Catrine Ljunggren & Elliott Donnelley
Mattias Lundmark & Åsa Palm
Sakarias Larsson & Frida Segerdahl
Helena & Kenneth Norbelie


Sarah Spence  & Skye Humphries
Mattias Lundmark & Åsa Palm
Frida Segerdahl & Fredrik Åberg
Åsa Lundmark & Daniel Heedman
Ursula Ledergerber & Lorenz Ilg


2002     (12,13,14 April)
Daniel Larsson & Jennie Lack
Bruno & Veronique
David Dalmo & Åsa Richardsson
Sandra & Daniel Dahlman
Lennart Westerlund & Åsa Palm




Anita Kankimäki & Martin Wedby
Elinor Karlsson & Fredrik Åberg
Eria Schriber & Stephan Joller
Jessica Nyström & Dieter Sand
Åsa Palm & Mattias Lundmark


Jenny Lack & Svenne Emanuelsson
Catrine Ljunggren & Chris Yee
Angela Andrew
Eddie & Eva Jansson
Simon Selmon




Nils burell & ?
Jan Karlström & Lena Malony


The camp got a new name Swingin’ Spring when more and more people from Europe wanted to participate
Simon Selmon & Louise Thwaite  
Johan Burell & Sanna Schultz
Glenn Johansson & Ulla Hanson
Jan Karlström & Lena Malony


Jörgen ? & Karin ?
Glenn Johansson & Ulla Hanson
Jörgen Olofsson & Anki Holmberg


Lennart Westerlund
Jörgen Olofsson & Anki Holmberg
Glenn Johansson & Ulla Hanson


Lennart Westerlund
Kersti Liljekvist & Stefan S?
Peter Strandell & ?
Jörgen Olofsson & Anki Holmberg


Janne Falk & Gunnel Fredriksson
Thomas Srandell & Tina Wiberg
Jörgen Olofsson & Anki Holmberg


In the beginning, the camp had its Swedish name “Vår dans” wich means Spring Dance
Simon Selmon