Swing Dance Steps For Beginners

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					                Swing Dance Steps For Beginners

Swing is a jumpy, energetic, and very versatile dance, characterized by a lot
of swinging and spinning. There are actually many styles of Swing, each with
its own distinctive features. Here we'll focus on East Coast Swing which is the
easiest and most suitable for beginners.

Swing is a non-progressive partner dance, which simply means that it's
mostly performed in one spot on the dance floor. A great solution for crowded
places.

Ready to learn to dance Swing? East Coast version is quite relaxed and easy
to learn. So, let's get started...




                              Basic Swing Steps

The basic step for East Coast Swing is called the East Coast Swing 6-Count
Basic. It's also referred to as a triple step swing. It's quite simple, it consist of
2 triple steps and a rock step.

Swing is usually danced to music written in 4/4 time. The basic count is 1&2,
3&4, 5,6.




                          Swing Dance Steps For Beginners
                          Swing Steps - Gentleman

Here are the basic Swing steps for men:




     1&2: Triple step to the left
     3&4: Triple step to the right
     5: Left foot backward
     6: Right foot in place, weight shifts to it




                         Swing Dance Steps For Beginners
                              Swing Steps – Lady


And here are the basic steps for the lady:




     1&2: Triple step to the right
     3&4: Triple step to the left
     5: Right foot backward
     6: Left foot in place, weight shifts to it

Keep the steps small. To see how it's done properly, take a look at swing
dance video.




                         Swing Dance Steps For Beginners

				
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Description: Swing is a very energetic American dance that involves a lot of swinging and spinning. There are many different versions of it, but the most suitable for beginners is definitely East Coast Swing. It's quite relaxed and easy to learn. Try it and see for yourself.