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Level 2 West Coast Swing Lesson - Thurs 7 pm

Want to take your West Coast Swing (WCS) to the next level? This is the class for you. Go from the basic structure of the dance and just getting by to developing some real confidence and skill in a social dance situation. Learn more about improvisation in WCS and what you can do to make this fun dance even more fun.

Prerequisite: This class is aimed at the dancer already familiar with basic lead/follow skills and WCS slot and leverage/compression. Classes taught by Melody Carr.

Helpful Background on West Coast Swing (WCS): A popular partner dance with roots in Lindy Hop or Jitterbug style dancing, in a 1947 book, Arthur Murray recognized that, "There are hundreds of regional dances of the Jitterbug type. Each section of the country seems to have a variation of its own." As it's evolved, WCS 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 WCS in a short list of dances that put a premium on improvisation.

Drop-in for $15. Or purchase a SSBC Class Card of 8 classes/sessions for $90 and save $30 over the drop-in rate.

Want to know more? Please Contact SSBC at[masked], visit our website at www.SouthernStarBallroom.com, or check out our Facebook page.

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