Redwood Empire
Swing Dance Club

Welcome Swing Dancers

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The Redwood Empire Swing Dance Club (RESDC) is located in Sonoma County, California. We sponsor a monthly dance in the Santa Rosa area. Browse Swing Times News, and the calendar, left, to find locations and information about dances in Sonoma County.

We welcome and encourage all dancers who have an interest in West Coast Swing Dance, from the absolute beginner to the most advanced dancers. Our club's purpose is to promote West Coast Swing Dance. The intent of this web site is to help dancers find a dance party, a dance workshop, a dance instructor, or a dance convention. So, pick an event and come join us for some fun.

We are very excited to start at our new venue for our dances beginning January 22, 2022 at the Santa Rosa Veterans Hall, 1351 Maple Street, in the Lodge Room.


President's Message

Dear Members and Friends,

Can you believe it is June already? Soon we will be celebrating the Summer Equinox and be halfway through 2022!

This month, Kyoko Morrison is teaching our Intermediate lesson, Brenda Shatto the beginner lesson, and the fabulous Ray Byun will be our DJ!

Proof of up-to-date vaccination required, including booster if eligible (2 week grace period). If you've already shown us proof, you do not need to do so again. And masks continue to be OPTIONAL. Please continue to check our monthly dance status on our web site where we will post the most current information.

The club is always looking for wonderful folks to join the board of directors - there are just seven (7) of us - and a few volunteers - holding 12 positions. It takes a team to provide our monthly dances, our specialty dances, such as the Black and White Gala and the Invitational, and to help keep the club working well. To volunteer, become a board member, or be added to our email list, contact us via email at

We have teachers and DJs scheduled for the remainder of 2022. John Ross will be teaching in July; Austin Kois in August and November; Kelly Casanova in September; Edna Lucero and Dick Jensen in October with Dave Cooper as DJ. December is still being tweaked.
Austin: is teaching private lessons;
Kelly can be reached at:; and
Edna and Dick are holding weekly classes.
Feel free to contact them.

Lastly, we are working on some big changes for our club in 2023. We are visioning a new website, new dance location, a newsletter, and continued growth in our club to name a just a few. Invite your friends to our dance and share this email.

See you on the dance floor......

Bonita Gordon RESDC President


More Dance Info

· Take a look at The National Fastdance Association Newletter. It is issued quartly.


· Take a look at our Dance Video page, we have some videos of past RESDC dances, 2015-14, 2012-10.


· Read the latest news on our Swing Times News page.


RESDC is a Proud Member of National Fastdance Association. Through NFA all our dance music is licensed by:

Fully Licensed Music

Corona Virus Notice

As we continue to follow state guidelines on Coronavirus as well as the requirements established by Santa Rosa Veterans Hall. Masks are optional at this time and you must show your vaccination card. Up-to-date vaccination required, including booster if eligible (2 week grace period)

Please continue to check our monthly dance status on our web site where we will post the most current information. Look forward to seeing you at our next dance.

Stay well!

Thank you,
Your RESDC Board