West Coast Swing Los Angeles
West Coast Swing is a dance that has been going strong for years in Los Angeles, and continues to grow everyday. Originally derived from Lindy Hop influences, West Coast Swing was developed on the US West Coast, and now boasts as California’s State Dance. Traditionally danced to blues, this dance is also adapted to more modern music including, pop, disco, acoustic, and more.
Born in the 1950s and danced in the USA, West Coast Swing is a swing-style couples dance. In the early 2000s, young dancers brought this dance to life by dancing it to Pop, Rap, Dance, and R & B. Today, West Coast Swing is a growing dance style among everyone. With its flexibility, adaptability and freedom of expression, it is a huge hit with dancers, young and young at heart, across the board.
So…Are YOU ready to join a West Coast Swing Dance Class in LA?
Interested in finding a place to try West Coast Swing in Los Angeles? The following list of West Coast Swing Dance studios and events in the Los Angeles area is a great place to start. What are you waiting for?
SoCal hosts West Coast Swing dances and provides swing dance lessons and classes in the Los Angeles/Long Beach/Orange County areas of Southern California. Numerous WCS Pros are available through the group for private lessons, along with plenty of class options and social dances. Check out their calendar for the schedule! Join their Facebook group to get up to date info about upcoming events. Get yourself out there!
Sonny Watson has been in the West Coast Swing community for over 30 years. He has received many distinguished awards and placements in the WCS Professional divisions and strives to help as many people as possible learn West Coast Swing. He and long time friend, Kenny Wetzel, started Valley Swing Dance Club with that same goal in mind. The group offers private lessons as well as social and group class opportunities. Check them out!
“Phil Adams and Mindia Robin make a fun, dynamic duo! They are a unique team, providing expert dance instruction to people of all backgrounds. Laughter is a priority in all of their adventures.” Mindia and Phil offer private lessons, and many other social opportunities for you to take your first step in West Coast. Got questions? These two are always available to answer questions, and can be contacted here.
Interested in West Coast Swing Events/Socials in the LA area?
The links below will give you more up to date info on local classes and events. Events are a great way to continue your dance knowledge and get to a bit of social dancing too. Don’t be scared…get out there, and give it a shot!
Check out your local MeetUp groups! MeetUp offers a ton of options and a ton of people who are interested in West Coast Swing. Check out their website and get dancing today! There are plenty of options, so you don’t have an excuse NOT to start!
West Coast Swing Weekend Events in the California area are super easy to find! To find a good, recent list of possible events that you could attend, click this link and look them up! You’re on your way to becoming a West Coast Swing dancer…Happy Dancing!!
Learn the basic patterns for west coast swing online
Watch this great instructional video for beginner west coast swing or head to our west coast swing resource page for more cool free resources! At West Coast Swing Online we teach over 20,000 people per year online. Watch our YouTube channel. Try our website free