The Origins of Swing
Perhaps the only all-American dance, Swing brings freedom and ease of movement to the dancefloor. Because of its energetic music, Swing is one of those dances that is contagious! With the birth of Swing music in the early 1930s, the Swing dances quickly climbed the social ladder.
How to Dance Swing
A triple step followed by a rock step, performed with catchy music make up the fundamental figure of this dance.
Learn the Swing
The Swing, (or variations such as Jitterbug, Jive, Shag, Lindy Hop, etc.) are normally written with a 2/4 and 4/4 timing with musical accents on the second and fourth beats of each measure. Swing can be danced comfortably on a wide variety of tempos.