What Is West Coast Swing?

West Coast Swing is a modern partner dance with its routes in Lindy Hop. It can be danced to many types of music, including Pop, R n'B, Jazz, Blues, the list goes on.

It's a LEAD & FOLLOW dance with 6 and 8 count basics, with an emphasis on the follow really being able to add flair and personality to the dance.

It is always evolving, and the way we dance it now looks quite different from 20 years ago. As it spread across the world from America, it was influenced by a melting pot of other styles.