West Coast Swing
West Coast Swing (WCS) is a partner dance with roots in Lindy Hop. It is characterized by a distinctive elastic look that results from its basic extension-compression technique of partner connection, and is danced primarily in a slotted area on the dance floor. The dance allows for both partners to improvise steps while dancing together, putting West Coast Swing in a short list of dances that put a premium on improvisation.
Typically the follower walks into new patterns traveling forward on counts "1" and "2" of each basic pattern, rather than rocking back. Traditional figures include 6-count and 8-count patterns of one of the four basic varieties: (1) Starter Step, (2) Side Pass, (3) Push Break / Sugar Push, (4) Whip. The Anchor Step is a common ending pattern of many West Coast Swing figures.

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Baxter's Ongoing Thoughts: West Coast Swing
Notes on my upcoming schedule Eureka, California, Eureka Presbyterian Church, Friday, May 31- Sunday, June 2. Conference with Paul Young Contact: Connie Smith (connie@conniesmith.
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West Coast Swing Lehigh Valley in conjunction with Hellertown American Legion Presents ... 6 Week Progressive Beginner West Coast Swing Dance Lessons Starting Thursday June 6th 7-8pm Lesson 8-?? Practice to Music $30 for 6 week Series Drop-ins $5 per Lesson All proceeds to Hellertown American Legion Building Fund LocationHellertown American Legion Post 397935 Main StHellertown, PA 18055 Please Sign up here: https://sites.google.com/site/westcoastswinglehighvalleypa/swing-school-sign-up This is a progressive lesson, After Week 2, you cannot “drop in” at any class. It is best for you that you attend the series from start to finish. This is a very beginner class. Never danced before? Then this class is for you. At the end you will have the Dance Skills to feel Confidant at Dancing WCS Socially. Why is West Coast Swing so much Fun?West Coast Swing is dynamic sexy and playful. Because it can be danced to many different types of music, it can be a slow, medium or fast dance. Because of its variety of genres, this allows for an "infinite" amount of music to which to dance. West Coast Swing is highly improvisational and addictive! There are many examples on YouTube. http://files.meetup.com/412442/SwingSchool.pdf Learn more about WCSLV athttps://sites.google.com/site/westcoastswinglehighvalleypa/https://www.facebook.com/groups/WCSLVPA/ http://youtu.be/V3ZxiPKmacg
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