How to West Coast Swing Dance


Learn how to do the West Coast Swing Dance with tips from an expert in this free video dance lesson.

Series Summary

Swing dance originated with the rise of Dixieland jazz in the 1920's and 30's among African American dancers and musicians in New Orleans. As jazz music evolved to swinging jazz, ragtime, hip hop and blues, the swing dances themselves, including the Lindy hop, Boogie-woogie, and the St. Louis Shag, became more popular throughout the country. Swing dancing has remained popular in its various forms since its' birth and continues to be a sought after dance lesson for many wishing to learn the fun and energetic dance steps of swing dancing.In this free video dancing lesson, our expert dance instructors will demonstrate how to do the West Coast Swing Dance, which is a variation of the traditional Lindy Hop swing dance. They will give a step-by-step lesson on the footwork, passes and body movements for West Coast Swing Dancing, as well as a demonstration of the dance being performed. Looking to get started on the swing dance scene, but don't want to spend the money on professional lessons? This is the video dance lesson for you, so grab your gal and let's start dancing!

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