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Learn How To Swing
It's one of the most versatile partner dances you can learn - very social and beginner friendly. Easily adaptable to a wide range of tempos, it involves movements with lots of swinging, spinning and rhythmic, creative footwork.
There are many different styles of Swing, the term actually refers to a group of dances that developed from the swing style of jazz music in the first half of the last century. There is Lindy Hop, Boogie-Woogie, Jitterbug, Shag, Charleston, West Coast and East Coast Swing, just to name a few. Each of these dances has its own distinct flavor.
One of the most popular, exciting, and very suitable for beginners is East Coast Swing. It's a bit more social and relaxed than other versions. It's also a formal ballroom dance and the easiest to learn. Perfect for beginners.
To dance Swing you'll need a partner, a sense of humor, and a bit of endurance. Always remember, wear comfortable shoes. Now let's go swinging.