West Coast Swing - Where To Dance
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Dance Style - West Coast Swing

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East Coast Swing

East Coast Swing, a derivative of the Lindy Hop, is a jubilant dance style that emerged in the United States in the 1940s, known for its energetic and adaptable nature.

Historical Background

Developed from the Lindy Hop, it became popular in the swing era, often accompanied by big band music.

Characteristics of East Coast Swing

  • Basic Steps: Features a six-count step with rock steps and triple steps.
  • Energy: Renowned for its lively and bouncy feel.
  • Adaptability: Suitable for various music styles, making it a favorite in social dance circles.
  • Social Dance: Popular among beginners for its ease of learning and fun nature.