Dance Introductory Balboa Swing Dance

How To : Dance introductory Balboa swing dance steps

Balboa is a form of swing dance is danced in close embrace, and is led with a full body connection. The Balboa is the subtle communication between the leader and follower and because of that the Balboa is considered more of a "dancer's dance" than a "spectator's dance". This f ...more

How To : Dance the Balboa swing dance

Balboa is a form of swing dance is danced in close embrace, and is led with a full body connection. The Balboa is the subtle communication between the leader and follower and because of that the Balboa is considered more of a "dancer's dance" than a "spectator's dance". This h ...more

How To : Do introductory swing dance moves

This 5 part how to video is an introduction to swing dance. Learn how do the basic step in open and closed position, the inside turn, a traveling basic step and the tuck turn as well as many other dance steps in this tutorial. Watch this lesson and you'll be swing dancing in n ...more

How To : Dance the Balboa swing

In this video series, our expert Nathan Bugh will tell you about the history of Balboa swing dance, and explain the dance itself. Nathan will teach you how to lead and follow the basic Balboa swing step, how to hold your partner, and how to do a break. He will also show you ho ...more

How To : Do the "Tuck Turns" swing dance moves

Swing dancing dates back to the 1920's, where the African American community, discovered the Charleston and the Lindy Hop, while dancing to contemporary Jazz music. The term "Swing dancing" is used to refer to one or all of the following swing era dances: Lindy Hop, Charleston ...more

How To : Do the "Push Break" swing dance move

Swing dancing dates back to the 1920's, where the African American community, discovered the Charleston and the Lindy Hop, while dancing to contemporary Jazz music. The term "Swing dancing" is used to refer to one or all of the following swing era dances: Lindy Hop, Charleston ...more

How To : Do the "Basket Whip" swing dance move

Swing dancing dates back to the 1920's, where the African American community, discovered the Charleston and the Lindy Hop, while dancing to contemporary Jazz music. The term "Swing dancing" is used to refer to one or all of the following swing era dances: Lindy Hop, Charleston ...more

How To : Do a swingout from closed position in swing dance

Swing dancing dates back to the 1920's, where the African American community, discovered the Charleston and the Lindy Hop, while dancing to contemporary Jazz music. The term "Swing dancing" is used to refer to one or all of the following swing era dances: Lindy Hop, Charleston ...more

How To : Do the swing dance "Jig Kicks"

Swing dancing dates back to the 1920's, where the African American community, discovered the Charleston and the Lindy Hop, while dancing to contemporary Jazz music. The term "Swing dancing" is used to refer to one or all of the following swing era dances: Lindy Hop, Charleston ...more

How To : Do the "Pretzel" swing dance move

Swing dancing dates back to the 1920's, where the African American community, discovered the Charleston and the Lindy Hop, while dancing to contemporary Jazz music. The term "Swing dancing" is used to refer to one or all of the following swing era dances: Lindy Hop, Charleston ...more

How To : Do a "Swivel Break" swing dance move

Swing dancing dates back to the 1920's, where the African American community, discovered the Charleston and the Lindy Hop, while dancing to contemporary Jazz music. The term "Swing dancing" is used to refer to one or all of the following swing era dances: Lindy Hop, Charleston ...more

How To : Dance the Charleston swing dance move

Watch this dance how to video and learn the basic charleston dance step. Don't miss part 2! The Charleston is a dance named after Charleston, South Carolina. The dance became popular in the USA after the swing jazz 1923 song "The Charleston" by composer/pianist James P. Johnso ...more

How To : Dance basic Lindy swing dance steps

This 6 part how to video series teaches you some basic Lindy swing dance steps. Learn outside and inside turns and other baisc moves for the Lindy Hop. These steps are fun and easy to do. Watch this how to video and you will be dancing the Lindy swing in no time. Part 1 of 6 - ...more

How To : Connect with your partner in the Lindy hop

Learn this exciting swing dance from the 30s. Sosh and Gina will start at the very beginning, no experience necessary. Learn how to dance from our instructional dance video clips (it's like a virtual dance lesson). Each? week we will post a new video clip here on our video pod ...more

How To : Dance the lindy hop to a five beat swing

This how-to video provides a quick demonstration of some ways to use Lindy hop-like swing dance skills to dance to five-beat musical numbers, such as Dave Brubeck's "Take Five". Cat Foley, president of the Newcastle University Swing Dance Society helps demonstrate a few moves ...more

How To : Do the lindy hop swing dance to ska music

A clod-hopping presenter demonstrates in this how-to video that Lindy hop skills can be used to dance to ska music. The trick, as explained in the video, is to master the art of putting the emphasis on the UP and not the DOWN. Watch this video dance tutorial and learn how to d ...more

How To : Do swing dance aerial jumps

Want to learn how to do all those cool swing dance flips and jumps? This three part dance tutorial teaches you how to do swing dance style aerials. Learn how to do the Frog Jump, the Knickerbocker, the Pancake and the Hat Trick. Aerials should not be done on a social dance flo ...more

How To : Easily swing dance at home

Swing dance is an energetic and fast paced dance that's sure to get your blood flowing. When doing it, the leader will always start to the left. It's something that many can follow, but requires practice. So check out this tutorial from professional instructor Nina Ortega and ...more

How To : Perform the Pop Around the Back Swing Lift

Lifts and throws look amazing and are great fun! Especially the pop around the back lift, which looks fabulous with any style of dance, not just swing dance. The clip below will walk you through the pop around the back lift, step by step, so you can add a new masterpiece to yo ...more

How To : Dance the swing routine from "Swing Fever"

This dance tutorial teaches you how to do swing dance routines from great classic films. The moves in this tutorial are from the 1944 film "Swing Fever." The footage is of Jean Veloz, Lennie Smith, and Don Gallagher from the famous number "Undecided." Watch this how to video a ...more

How To : Dance the swing routine from "A Day at the Races"

This dance tutorial teaches you how to do swing dance routines from great classic films. The moves are based on the 1937 film "A Day At The Races." Footage is of Leon James and Norma Miller. Watch this how to video and you will be swinging to the moves from "A Day at the Races ...more

How To : Do the Swing dance routine from "After Seben"

This dance tutorial teaches you how to do swing dance routines from great classic films. The moves in this tutorial are based on the 1929 film short "After Seben." Footage is of Shorty George Snowden and his partner, sometimes credited as Pauline Morse, at other times identifi ...more

How To : Do a Texas swing line dance

Learn how to do the Texas swing line style dance with this tutorial. This how to video instructs you on variations of the country western line dance such as the Grapevine, heel taps and heel toe moves. Part 1 of 2 - How to Do a Texas swing line dance. Do a Texas swing line dan ...more

How To : Do swing dance moves

If you're looking for a dance that is very energetic and fast, then look no further than swing dance. They can be very fast and goes along with the music and is pretty easy to learn. If you're interested in learning the basics, this tutorial is perfect for you. You'll be taugh ...more

How To : Do the West Coast swing dance easily

The West Coast swing is a dance that derives from the Lindy Hop (which is itself based on the popular Charleston), and it's a fun dance that centers around two partners compressing together and then extending apart. The dance is super elastic and is a great one to know at any ...more

How To : Dance the triple-step for Swing

When learning any new dance, it's important to take your time and constantly practice any new steps you learn in order to embed it into your very mind. As dance intructors always say, practice makes perfect. So when watching this tutorial, remember those words as you are attem ...more

How To : Dance the triple step Jitterbug & "Rump Roll"

The jitterbug is a popular swing dance routine, that is also known as the Lindy Hop or East Coast Swing. This how to video demonstrates the triple-step Jitterbug and the "Rump Roll." Watch this tutorial and you will be able to dance the Jitterbug in no time at all.

How To : Dance the Jitterbug Stroll

The Jitterbug is a popular swing dance, also known as the Lindy Hop and East Coast swing. In this four part how to video, Mike and Tina of Head Over Heels demonstrate the Jitterbug stroll. There are four steps to the Jitterbug stroll, the Pada Pada, the Knee Slap, the Suzie Q, ...more

How To : Do a Charleston dance variation Savoy Kicks

Watch this dance how to video and learn the Charleston Variation: Savoy Kicks. The Charleston is a dance named after Charleston, South Carolina. The dance became popular in the USA after the swing jazz 1923 song "The Charleston" by composer/pianist James P. Johnson came out. T ...more

How To : Do a basic swing dance lindy hop step

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to swing dance Lindy Hop. Users will learn 3 steps the basic step, the send out and the swing out. Begin with a comfortable V position with the partner. The male's hand should be on the female's upper back and the female's hand on the ...more

How To : Dance the Tunnel Jitterbug move

Tina and Mike from Head Over Heels demonstrate the Tunnel jitterbug dance figure. This is a beginner move for Jitterbug dancing. The Jitterbug is a swing dance variation.

How To : Dance modern jive

Here's a weekly on-line Modern Jive dance lesson from Dance Yourself Dizzy. This is a two part step by step from the man's perspective showing the steps in lead during basic modern jive dancing. Jive is a style of swing. Part 1 of 2 - How to Dance modern jive. Part 2 of 2 - H ...more

News : Lindy Hop in a Time Warp

Have you ever been mesmerized by the Lindy Hop? It knocks me out. WonderHowTo has tutorials, but here's an interesting way to absorb the moves: watch in slow motion. The Discovery Channel show Time Warp (tagline: MIT scientist and teacher Jeff Lieberman -- along with digital- ...more

How To : Perform the 1930s dance steps

If you admire the many dances of the 1930s, jitterbug, jive, and swing, then you're going to love this tutorial. In this video from choreographer Nina Ortega, you'll learn the 1930s dance steps to all three of those dances. Each one is unique and different, but can easily be d ...more

How To : Swing dance (for beginners)

Learn the basics of the big-band era, and get ready for a jazzy night on the town! You will need a dance partner, a sense of humor and endurance. Swing dancing tip: Open position means standing and facing your partner, maintaining some space between the two of you, and holding ...more

How To : West Coast swing dance

In this video dancing lesson, our expert dance instructors will demonstrate how to do the West Coast Swing Dance, which is a variation of the traditional Lindy Hop swing dance. They will give a step-by-step lesson on the footwork, passes and body movements for West Coast Swing ...more

How To : Perform the Lindy Hop swing dance

Learn how to do performance style Lindy Hop swing dance with this 5 part dance tutorial. This dance is performed to the song "Long Gone from Bowling Green" by Willie Bryant. Watch this how to video and you will be doing this Lindy Hop dance routine in no time. Part 1 of 5 - Ho ...more

How To : Swing dance

Ross and Cindy show us how to communicate with one another in swing dancing and then go over how to actually swing dance. This is a great series for beginners. Swing dance - Part 1 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Swing dance - Part 2 of 15. Click ...more

How To : Dance the traveling Charleston

The Charleston was a dance invented in the 1920's in Charleston, North Carolina. Although the Lindy Hop developed from this popular swing dance, today the Charleston is an important dance in Lindy Hop dance culture. In this how to video, Mike and Tina from Head Over Heels demo ...more

How To : Dance the Hand to Hand Charleston

The Charleston was a dance invented in the 1920's in Charleston, North Carolina. Although the Lindy Hop developed from this popular swing dance, today the Charleston is an important dance in Lindy Hop dance culture. In this how to video, Mike and Tina from Head Over Heels demo ...more

How To : Dance the East Coast Swing

Chris and Kelly-Anne show you how to dance the East Cost Swing which is also known as the Triple Swing. They start by showing you the basic steps for the man and woman, and then some combination moves. Part 1 of 20 - How to Dance the East Coast Swing. Dance the East Coast Swin ...more

How To : Do the Lindy Hop swing dance

In this video series, our expert Spencer Weisbond will show you how to do an inside turn, outside turn, and quick stop in Lindy Hop swing dance. Spencer will also teach you how to do a Texas tommy, a run and point, a free spin, and a solo turn. Part 1 of 22 - How to Do the Lin ...more

How To : Dance the 20's style Charleston

The Charleston was a dance invented in the 1920's in Charleston, North Carolina. Although the Lindy Hop developed from this popular swing dance, today the Charleston is an important dance in Lindy Hop dance culture. In this how to video, Mike and Tina from Head Over Heels demo ...more

How To : Swing dance like your grandma used to

This 4 part dance tutorial teaches you how to do swing dance moves that your grandma used to do. Instructors are Nina Gilkenson and Bobby White shows you the S turn, the Charleston, and double kicks. The swing dance moves are as comforting as warm turkey the day after Thanksgi ...more

How To : Dance the Charleston "Windshield Wipers" move

The Charleston was a dance invented in the 1920's in Charleston, North Carolina. Although the Lindy Hop developed from this popular swing dance, today the Charleston is an important dance in Lindy Hop dance culture. In this how to video, Mike and Tina from Head Over Heels demo ...more

How To : Dance the pivoting Charleston

The Charleston was a dance invented in the 1920's in Charleston, North Carolina. Although the Lindy Hop developed from this popular swing dance, today the Charleston is an important dance in Lindy Hop dance culture. In this how to video, Mike and Tina from Head Over Heels demo ...more

How To : Dance the Side by Side Charleston

The Charleston was a dance invented in the 1920's in Charleston, North Carolina. Although the Lindy Hop developed from this popular swing dance, today the Charleston is an important dance in Lindy Hop dance culture. In this how to video, Mike and Tina from Head Over Heels demo ...more

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