2018 Highlights - SwingTrain

What a Year!

2018 has been a great year for SwingTrain, thanks to everyone for making it so damn fabulous! 

Read on to find out some of our favourite moments of 2018.


  • Happy New Year! 2018 started off with a bang! January was a month of new classes and fresh energy! 
  • The first class in New Zealand opened.


  • Our special offer with Time Out London gave us lots of attention from new fitness fanatics across London.
  • Another Day of Sun from the film La La Land started to appear in our classes making everyone feel sunny!
  • We became a member of Exercise Move Dance, the national governing body for group exercise



  • SwingTrainer Pernille opened the first class in Copenhagen, Denmark!


  • Petra and Sarah started up the first SwingTrain class in Germany!
  • SwingTrainer Maggie taught at the Danceathon event in Birmingham for St Mary’s Hospice



  • SwingTrainer Kim taught a SwingTrain class at Parkend’s Charity Fitness Day.



  • SwingTrainer Pernille went on holiday to the Himalayas and filmed an amazing SwingTrain video on her hike up Mount Everest! Click the picture below to see Pernille in action.


  • The glorious weather made some classes in the UK turn al fresco, whilst in Australia they kept warm with Vicky at a Pyjama Party class.
  • SwingTrainer Carola in Birmingham launched her first Swing Screen event! Fitness and a movie, what a win! 


  • SwingTrainer Francoise opened up her second class in Edinburgh just in time for the Fringe festival



  • Our first class opened in Canada!
  • After Summer lots of our classes returned with brand new energy and routines! Pencil Full of Lead by Paolo Nutini started appearing in classes and became a solid favourite.



  • Strictly fever! Strictly Come Dancing returned to our TV screens in the UK and with lots of Charleston specials we couldn’t stop watching it!
  • Trick or Treat… Some classes got a spooky twist to celebrate Halloween.


  • Maggie ran taster classes at an All Day fitness event with Big Beatz in Birmingham!
  • Clair ran classes to raise awareness on mental health!
  • SwingTrain fans started to turn up to class in their new  branded tops and tote bags! (More to come in 2019). 



  • Of course we loved spreading the Christmas cheer! Rockin Around the Christmas Tree by Brenda Lee is a great way to end the year!
  • We received lots of fun videos from all of our trainers to make the new 2019 promo video! Watch this space… SwingTrain Around the World!


I hope the new year brings lots of joy to you all across the Globe! Here’s what you have to look forward to with SwingTrain:
New classes, SwingTrain in Schools, new merchandise to style out in your local class, and more fun and laughter whilst getting super fit!

So far we have set up classes in 11 different countries worldwide! Where will we go next?

Not reached you yet? Do you know someone who would make a perfect SwingTrainer? (Maybe you!) Check out the Become a Trainer section on our website to learn how to train and set up your own classes.

Thanks for making 2018 such an amazing year everyone!

Best wishes for the bright new year ahead,

Scottie, Steph, Ruth and all of our fabulous SwingTrainers