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Mon: 6P - SEP Ballroom - EC Swing!

East Coast Swing is a lively partner dance characterized by energetic footwork & playful spins!

  • 1 hour
  • Package price varies
  • Nexus SLO

Service Description

East Coast Swing, a vibrant partner dance that emerged in the mid-20th century, combines energetic footwork, playful spins, and infectious rhythm to create a truly enjoyable and dynamic experience. Rooted in the swing dance family, East Coast Swing is often associated with the big band music of the 1940s and 1950s, making it a joyful nod to a bygone era of swing and jazz. Originating on the East Coast of the United States, this dance style draws inspiration from various sources, including the Charleston, Lindy Hop, and Jitterbug. Its versatile nature allows for both lively and relaxed movements, making it accessible for dancers of all skill levels. East Coast Swing embodies a sense of connection and collaboration between partners, as they navigate through a series of playful spins, turns, and syncopated steps. With its roots deeply embedded in the swing era, East Coast Swing reflects the exuberance and spirit of the time. Today, it continues to be a popular and beloved dance form, captivating dancers and audiences alike with its combination of athleticism, musicality, and joyful expression. Whether you’ve done ballroom before or not, you are sure to learn a lot from this series and have fun! •          Week 1: Fundamentals of timing / Footwork and basic patterns •          Week 2: Connection, lead and follow •          Week 3: Additional patterns and combinations •          Week 4: Musicality and learning new moves Drop-ins Welcome!! This progressive group class allows you to build on the skills you learn to get more out of a group class. FAQ about the progressive structure - 1 - If you miss the first class/can’t make a class in the series, NO WORRIES! You can make it up later or we can discount it! Plus, we review at the beginning of every lesson so you can catch up! 2 - These progressives are made so you can get more out of a group class and having the social dancing afterwards will solidify it even further. 3 - Drop-ins are available for $20 and you are welcome to try out the class before committing!

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations/rescheduling for all lessons must happen at least 24 hrs in advance or you will be charged the full amount. There are no refunds for pre-paid group classes, but if you have an injury or illness that won’t allow you to participate, let us know and we will give you a credit for when you can return.

Contact Details

  • Nexus SLO Ballroom D.C., San Luis Obispo, CA, USA


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