West

Coast

Swing

West

Coast

Swing

Large Musical Variety

There’s no other partnered dance out there that can be danced to as many different styles and genres of music as West Coast Swing can. Born out of Blues, R&B, and Soul music, West Coast Swing has evolved to also encompass even more variety of music:

The Top 40s charts, contemporary & pop music, country, motown, and more.

This diversity in song choices means that you’ll likely be able to go to your favorite public venues and dance with your friends with ease!

Improvisational & Personalized

Both you and your partner get to “improvise” during the dance, allowing you both to add your personality to every single dance that you do. West Coast Swing has unparalleled personalization when it comes to putting your musical interpretation into your dancing.

There’s no one “true” style of West Coast Swing. Although there are common fundamentals that make for great West Coast Swing, how you decide to interpret the music with your partner is up to you!

Sexy, Playful, Fun – and More!

West Coast Swing is an amazingly versatile dance. Because of the wide selection of musical styles that it can be danced to, the endless layers of personalization you can put into your dance, the creativity through improvisation, there is no one single “look” to the dance.

Styles of West Coast Swing vary from song to song and partner to partner, but no other dance has the freedom to express different elements of your personality into the dance – from sexy to playful and fun to sincere, you’ll find it all with West Coast Swing.

Fun Social Activity

Learning West Coast Swing opens up many doors for your social life. Not only is it a fun dance to learn, but you can also make a lot of friends through the dance community. Whether you’re a social butterfly or someone who’s a little more reserved, social dance events are a great way to meet people, catch up with friends, and hang out in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Welcoming Competitive Community

The West Coast Swing culture also promotes competitive dancing, through Jack & Jills, Strictly Swings, Classic Routines, and more. Jack & Jills are a great, entry-level opportunity for anyone interested in a competitive side to their dancing. Competitive dancing is a great way to enhance your skills.

When it comes to the competition scene, the WCS community is one of the most welcoming, inclusive, and encouraging places to be. You’ll find fellow competitors and spectators alike cheering one-another on and congratulating one another on a regular basis.

Fun Social Activity

Learning West Coast Swing opens up many doors for your social life. Not only is it a fun dance to learn, but you can also make a lot of friends through the dance community. Whether you’re a social butterfly or someone who’s a little more reserved, social dance events are a great way to meet people, catch up with friends, and hang out in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Welcoming Competitive Community

The West Coast Swing culture also promotes competitive dancing, through Jack & Jills, Strictly Swings, Classic Routines, and more. Jack & Jills are a great, entry-level opportunity for anyone interested in a competitive side to their dancing. Competitive dancing is a great way to enhance your skills.

When it comes to the competition scene, the WCS community is one of the most welcoming, inclusive, and encouraging places to be. You’ll find fellow competitors and spectators alike cheering one-another on and congratulating one another on a regular basis.