West Coast Swing Toronto
West Coast swing is one of the most popular forms of swing to date. The West Coast Swing is a very flexible partner dance that leaves a lot to the improvisation of both partners. You can dance West Coast to a wide range of musical styles: pop, dance, funk, electro, RnB, blues and more. This is probably one of the many reasons the appeal to learn West Coast Swing is so high!
Origins Of West Coast Swing Dance
Before the late 1950s, the beginnings of rock ‘n’ roll became more popular for dancing West Coast Swing. In the mid 1970s, West Coast Swing became very famous among all generations, from youngsters to the young at heart. In practice, you can dance West Coast Swing to just about any music in 4/4 tempo and music of different styles, as discussed above.
Discover West Coast Swing in Toronto
TOWest Coast was “established in 2001 for the development and encouragement of West Coast Swing dancing in Toronto through weekly lessons, dances and community events.” If you’re looking for a fun learning environment, check this group out! Interested in their schedule? Check it out here.
If you are searching for the best dance instructor to learn West Coast Swing in Toronto, you should meet Shelley Saxena. She’s been dancing and competing in West Coast Swing for over 18 years and stays up to date on the evolution of this fun dance. She teaches group classes and private lessons across Toronto and surrounding areas. She continues to grow in the dance by providing the training for West Coast Swing. If you have any questions or want to book a west coast swing lesson, you can contact Shelly, she’d be happy to help.
Arthur Murray teaches a wide range of styles at all of their locations. While they teach West Coast Swing, they also teach other styles as well which actually helps aide in your dance retention. All their locations offer parties, group classes and private lessons – they cover all of your dance needs. Check out their current class schedule for up to date festivities. If you have any questions, call them at: 416 479-0656 or email: [email protected]
Want another opportunity to just dance?
Toronto Swing Dance Society is just what you need! As they are Canada’s longest running swing dance group, they have socials geared towards all levels. They offer dances at least once a month and also bring in guest instructors for differing classes. Their doors are open to any and all who would like to have fun dancing West Coast Swing. I think that’s all you need to know – check it out!
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