Extractions: (Redirected from Swing dance Swing is a group of related street dances that evolved from Lindy Hop . Swing is a partner dance, where the couple consists of a leader and follower , who share a connection edit The three main dance forms of swing are Lindy Hop West Coast Swing , and East Coast Swing . However, there are many other dances of this kind, such as Jive and Balboa Balboa is an 8-count dance that emphasizes a strong partner connection and quick footwork. Balboa (sometimes referred to simply as "Bal") is primarily danced in a tight, closed position with the follow and lead adopting a firm chest-to-chest posture. This dance is particularly popular in settings with fast jazz (usually anything from 180 to 320 BPM) and/or limited floor space. Blues dancing is an informal type of swing dancing with no fixed patterns and a heavy focus on connection, sensuality and improvisation, often with strong body contact. Although usually done to blues music, it can be done to any slow tempoed 4/4 music, including rock ballads and "club" music. Boogie woogie is the European counterpart to East Coast Swing, danced to rock music of various kinds, blues or
The Dance Database: DanceDB.tedcrane.com Database of dance organizations, where they dance, the performers at the dances, and the dance event schedules. It covers mostly Contra Dance, with some English Country, Scottish, Square, and swing dance. http://tedcrane.com/DanceDB/
Extractions: AL AK AR AZ ... WY Find a person band with a name/word like matching all words any word Hint: fewer letters means more matches; use only a few letters and choose letters that are common to all spellings of a name. DAV matches DAVE and DAVID OB matches BOB and ROBERT Hint: don't search for words like the or band Click on state or abbreviation to list dances in that state Click on state or abbreviation to list dances in that state Contents: Search DanceDB for dances, bands, and people using the tools at the right Database organization; record types.
Capital Swing Dances (Albany, New York) Schedule of monthly swing dances sponsored by HudsonMohawk Traditional Dances, Inc. In the Capital District of New York State. http://www.danceflurry.org/hmtd/capitalswing.html
68swing.com - Eugene Swing Dance Club Join the Eugene swing dance Club every Monday night for a dance lesson, The Monday night West Coast swing dance at Agate Hall is a popular weekly dance http://68swing.com/
Extractions: (Sponsored by Backstage Dancewear at 380 3rd in Eugene) Calendar Club Information Venues Links Barry is going to be back in Eugene! He will be teaching private lessons on Thursday and Friday the 25th and 26th of August. He is an outstanding dancer and dance teacher from the Detroit area. If you have any questions, or you would like to reserve a lesson time call (541) 513 6047. About Barry Douglas Barry Douglas is a renaissance man of dance with over 30 years of teaching and choreography to his credit. His experience extends from the funk and rhythm of urban American streets to the finest ballrooms of Europe, and includes a stint in Las Vegas. Barry is certified to teach 18 different dances, including swing, salsa, hustle, rumba, waltz and others. He received a Masters in Jazz Choreography from the National Jazz Dance Congress, and is a certified dance judge. In 1995, Barry won the National Hustle Championship. For more info about Barry visit his website: www.i_hustle.com.
Swingset swing dance club at the University of Texas. Includes a calendar of events, history of the club, and photos. http://studentorgs.utexas.edu/swingset/
USA Swing Dance Network Source for Swing event websites, Swing news, dancer rankings, feature stories, Swing video clips, online chat, competition photos, merchandise, http://www.usaswingnet.com/
The Sophisticats - 50s And 60s Rock! Official site for local band for hire, playing 50's and 60's oldies favorites as well as a variety of swing dance tunes, instrumental jazz standards, and pop ballads. http://www.sandiegosophisticats.com
Raper's Dance Corner Includes lesson plans, Who's Who in swing dance, swing dance Research Historic Association, Dance Dictionary, dance club listings, and music listings. http://www.swingdance.com/
Home Offers info on lessons, photographs, and a club calendar. http://www.indyswing.org/
Extractions: Sponsored by the National Association of Swing Dance Events (NASDE) Secretary: Craig Hutchinson; Phone: 703-698-9811; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Address: NASDE; 3409 Silver Maple Place; Falls Church, VA 22042-3545 For more information contact a participating event or Craig Hutchinson at 703-698-9811, e-mail: email@example.com
Lindy Hop, The Original Swing Dance swing dance started with the Lindy Hop. Learn swing dance history through vintage films and dancers like Frankie Manning and Norma Miller. Top swing dance http://www.savoystyle.com/
SDHS: Online Resources swing dance Research and Historic Association The purpose of the SDRHA is to gather information pertaining to all forms of swing dancing. http://www.sdhs.org/resources/res-swing.html
Extractions: Online Resources Swing Dance Archives of Early Lindy Hop This splendid Web site, mounted by the Savoy Style Swing Shop, provides a history of the Lindy, biographies of dancers, a filmography, photos, and a library of Lindy links. Pennyslvania 6-5000 / Atomic Magazine This dual site claims to be "your essential guide to retro culture," covering "all that is swing on the Internet." Jitterbuzz.com The site of the "Lindy Week Review" provides news and reviews of events, a dancers' forum, a guide to establishments, a photo gallery, a listing of Lindy links, and information on travel, music, zoot suits, and accessories. Swing Dance Research and Historic Association The purpose of the SDRHA is to gather information pertaining to all forms of swing dancing. The site is maintained by the association's founder and president, H. Leon Raper, a swing dancer, teacher, and historian as well as an Internet entrepreneur. World Swing Dance Council Organized in 1993, the WSDC is a service organization designed to further communication and to profile informational services and record keeping for the international swing dance community. This site provides numerous links to local clubs and swing dance resources.
Extractions: Check out our informal "Mostly Swing" Dances Tuesdays and Fridays, 7:30 p.m. at our Upstairs Ballroom (previously the Fitness Connection aerobics room at the top of the outside stairs at Squared Away, 1101 N. Main St.) If you want more information join the list serve and receive E-mail. You will also receive information on other upcoming dance events. Visit the student chapter, SolelySwing Like to Dance? A lot? Try our Frequent Dancer Card Check out the benefits of Membership ! for other deals. Feel free to contact us for more information. Any questions or comments about this page should be sent to Liz Gladwin
Extractions: Shag - Hollywood - Charleston - Jitterbug - All That Swings Join us if you are a beginner or just looking to learn the cool style of swing dance. We encourage everyone to learn this style of dance by blending the origins of the 1920's to the neo-Swing craze still captivating the dance crowds. Revitalized with the help of early 1990s retro return of the big band sounds of pop music to hit the dance clubs to swing dancing scenes in movies. With dancing every week, workshops and lessons, you can always join in the excitement of the classic and energetic dance. No partners needed. Join the Swing Hampton Roads Yahoo! Group and