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Question: So, how about Swing Dancing!?
How do you swing dance and where could I learn how!? I think it would be a riot!!! I've always wanted to try it out!.Www@QuestionHome@Com

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What kind of swing dancing!? (Yes there's more than one kind of Swing Dance!.)

Probably what you will want to start off with is East Coast Swing, which is the easiest form of swing dancing!.

East Coast Swing is a formal Ballroom Dance!. The basic is a "6 count step", the steps you do right and left are actually 2 counts!. So you were doing, "Slow, Slow, Rock, Step" or "(1,2), (3,4), 5, 6" in time with the music!. This is Single Step East Coast Swing, and it's the easiest form of swing dancing, but you should really find an instructor that will teach you Triple-Step East Coast Swing!. The triple step is a little harder, but it's syncopated, which is meant to coincide with a swing rhythm!.
Here's a great instructional video on East Coast Swing:

After you've mastered the basics of East Coast Swing, then you'll be able to move on to Lindy Hop which is a lot more difficult!. It's an 8 count dance that can have different variations!. The main focus of the dance is the circular breakaway, which is referred to as a "swing out" (hence the swing in swing dancing)!.

Lindy Hop is the father of all swing dancing!. It was developed out of partner charleston in the late 1920's in Harlem, and eventually became the dance craze that lasted through the 1950s, and was revitalized in the 1990s !. !. !. and is still going on today!
Here's how to dance it:
In addition you should learn other swing type dances like Charleston, Balboa and Collegiate Shag!.

Now, to get into lindy hop, you need to find your local swing dance scene! Try searching you City/State on this website:

You can also Google "Lindy Hop" and your City/State!.

There are a few free instructional videos on YouTube and Google Video you can search for, but I find the best online resource is:
They have some free lessons, but most you have to pay for !. !. !. don't worry, it's only a $1 per video, so that's pretty cheap! (Try searching "idance" on youtube and googlevideo to see free lessons they've posted!.)

Anyways, I hope that helps!

If you want a little inspiration about swing dancing, check out this video (It's from a professional Lindy Hop competition):

Take a class somewhere!. It's totally fun!. :]Www@QuestionHome@Com

just take a classWww@QuestionHome@Com