WEST COAST SWING DANCE LESSONS

WEST COAST SWING DANCE LESSON VIDEO #1

  1. ⇓ West Coast Swing Dance Lesson Video – Beginner ⇓
  2. The steps covered in the video in order of occurrence.
  3. Left side pass crossover
  4. Underarm turn crossover
  5.        Variation 1:  With woman rolling into man
  6.        Variation 2:  With hand change behind man’s back (cross hand lead)
  7.        Variation 3:  She goes – he goes turns
  8.        Variation 4:  Woman walks behind man crossover
  9.        Variation 5:  Man switches lead hand to cross hand lead.
  10.        Variation 6:  Crossover underarm turn using cross hand lead
  11. Sugar push basic
  12. Sugar push tuck – woman turns in place
  13. Woman walks behind man
  14. Sugar push tuck with cross hand lead
  15. Rolling turn (passby) crossover

WEST COAST SWING DANCE LESSON VIDEO #2

⇓ BELOW ARE THE WEST COAST SWING DANCE LESSON STEPS THAT YOU WILL LEARN, WHILE ATTENDING DANCE LESSONS IN PERSON ⇓

BEGINNER 1 – WEST COAST SWING LESSONS

1. Starter step in closed position
2. Tuck and turn out
3. Cross-over (lady’s underarm turn)
4. Basic step in open position (sugar push break)

BEGINNER 2 – WEST COAST SWING LESSONS

1. He goes, she goes crossover
2. Rolling turn crossover (inside turn)
3. Basic 8 count whip
a. Closed position
b. Wrap position
4. Return to closed position with rotation (6 count)
5. Glide away from open position starter step
6. Two hand tuck and turn out from open position

INTERMEDIATE LESSONS

  1. One hand self wraps
  2. Two hand wraps
  3. hammerlocks
  4. Spinning – walk around the world – with a backside turn.
  5. Sit dips
  6. Barrel roll (1 or 2 hands)

WEST COAST SWING DANCE LESSON VIDEO #3

THERE ARE SEVERAL DIFFERENT CLOSED POSITION STARTER STEPS (BOTH 6 COUNT AND 4 COUNT)

I RECOMMEND THE 4 COUNT STARTER STEP BELOW (2 TRIPLE STEPS)  AS A LEAD-IN TO A UNDERARM TURN CROSSOVER (to get from closed position to open position)

WEST COAST SWING DANCE LESSON VIDEO #4