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All About Swing Dancing
There are many variations of swing dance, some of which include: Savoy Style, Whip, Lindy, Push, Supreme Swing, Carolina Shag, West Coast Swing, Imperial Swing, Country Western Swing, and Jive. Some of the earliest swing dances, such as the Charleston and Lindy Hop first became popular in the 1920s.
Camp Balboa Seattle
A Pacific Northwest Balboa event that includes amazing social dances and awesome workshops with great instructors.
This is your source for information on Camp Hollywood, LA's favorite hometown swing dance camp. Whether you want to learn the popular new Hollywood Style Lindy, add to your dance vocabulary, or just come out for some fun and romantic evenings, this camp is for you!
Camp Jitterbug is Seattle's first in-city Lindy Hop dance camp featuring the world's finest dancers and instructors! Known as one of the top Lindy Hop events in the world, CJ is a weekend filled with workshops for ALL levels whether you are a beginner or a master, competitions, live music with some of the top musicians, top dj's from around the world, performances, after hours dancing and more.
Doug Silton began swing dancing in 1992 and for the past seven years, he has been teaching, competing, and performing internationally. He tought at our Swing Summit 2004! Check him out!
Eastside Stomp is the name for a collective of swing dance teachers and enthusiasts based on the Eastside of the Greater Seattle area. We are dedicated to teaching, performing, preserving, evolving and promoting the many vintage-based forms of swing dance, as well as the music and style of the Swing Era.
Erik and Sylvia
Erik and Sylvia's mutual interest in authentic swing dance, and a passion for vintage attire, has sparked a partnership and a reputation that has taken them all across the United States, and abroad, as performers and instructors. This Site Has Upcoming events, Bios, Fashion, and other cool links to great swing sites.
Herräng Dance Camp
HDC is the largest annual dance camp that focuses on African American jazz dances such as Lindy Hop, boogie woogie, tap, authentic jazz, and balboa. It is owned and run by Lorenz Ilg and four members of the Harlem Hot Shots: Frida Segerdahl, Fatima Teffahi, Daniel Heedman, and Lennart Westerlund. Each year, the small town of Herräng, Sweden is transformed into a multi-week dance camp attracting world-famous instructors and dancers alike.
International Dance Council
Directory for Clubs around the World.
Juan Villafane & Sharon Davis
Juan Villafane and Sharon Davis are performers and teachers of vintage swing and jazz dances. Juan hails from Buenos Aires, Argentina, while Sharon calls Perth, Australia home. Together they represent a diverse social and performance dance talent, including not only Lindy Hop, but also Charleston, Cakewalk, Blackbottom, Vintage Jazz, Breakaway, Balboa, Big Apple, Blues, Collegiate Shag, Burlesque and various other performance artforms of the jazz era.
Killer Diller Weekend
Featuring the Killer Diller Ball, this is an annual weekend event in Seattle, WA. The weekend features 2 days of classes with national instructors, 3 nights of dancing, awesome competitions including the Harvest Moon Lindy Hop Competition, and more. The goal of the event is to preserve the history and roots of vernacular jazz dance by re-creating the experience of walking into an early 1900's Big Band Hall.
Peter Flahiff is a swing and tap dancer. He’s been at it since 1993 and teaching since 1996. A very highly regarded instructor, DJ, performer, and lecturer, as well as a sought-after lead. He emphasizes the social aspect of lindy hop and clear lead and follow skills. He has taught from LA to New York, London and Munich. He has done some instructional swing videos, radio appearances and helped run some of the nation’s most successful swing venues, among other things. His classes are super fun.
Is a Tap Dancer and Lindy Hopper, producer, choreographer, writer, and dance preservationist. She is the author of the critically acclaimed book TAP! The Greatest Tap Dance Stars and Their Stories 1900-1955, the producer and choreographer of the stage revues "Swingin' The Century - The Big Band Show" and "Jazz Tap." Rusty is the producer of the one-hour television special in production, "TAP! Tempo of America" (recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Grant).
Formerly Westside Swing, began running dances in August 2004 and has been going strong ever since. Our passions in life are connecting folks with one another while sharing the love of the music and dance from the Swing Era.
One could not begin to explain what's on this site. Just check it out! Its a full site, with lots to look at.
Having started in April 1998, Swing Patrol has played a pivotal role in creating the swing dancing scene and introducing partner dancing to many people throughout Australia.
The Kat's Korner
Learn to swing dance with Arizona's most accomplished swing dancers. They offer a full range of classes, whether you want to learn in a progressive group setting, a drop-in group setting, or with private one-on-one instruction.
The LONDON SWING DANCE SOCIETY
Are you heading to London bridges for the weekend? Check this site out! Simon will make you laugh and entertain you! Everything you needed to know about London Swing dancing is on this site.
The Swing Devils
Our nearly every single week Swing Thursdays social dance!!... The Swing Devils host ~48 regular weekly social dances a year!! Now that's just great for the sole! Moscow, Idaho!
World of Swing
This is Marcus and Bärbl's page. They tought at Swing Summit 2004! We love em! Thanks guys!
WWU Swing Kids
The Northwest's premiere college swing dance club WWU Swing Kids meets weekly on Wednesday nights in the Viking Union Multipurpose Room from 6 pm to 9 pm.
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