Austin Pranger

Dancer • Instructor • Writer

Hi. (: I’m Austin.

I’m documenting my journey of life through
mastering and teaching West Coast Swing,
developing a local swing community,
becoming minimalist,
and optimizing life.

Let’s Start. [Video]

Let’s Start. [Video]

Starting is the hardest, but most important part. There are many moments of growth, often unseen and unpredictable, behind a “start” we feel most pulled towards. So, Let’s Start.

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Do You Look At Yourself?

Do You Look At Yourself?

The beliefs you have about your capabilities may not be true anymore. Growth is incremental and if you don’t look at yourself, you may be holding yourself back.

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1 Year From My Biggest Leap

1 Year From My Biggest Leap

One year ago, I took a leap. I can’t go back to that experience, but I can embrace the same audacity to step away, re-connect, and get started.

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Learn to Dance

Start learning to dance and join an amazing dance community today.

For a limited time you can book a “Beginner Special” at nearly half the normal rate:

Westie Chronicles

The adventures and challenges of growing as a dancer, teacher, and community organizer.

Learn more about dance, personal development, and how a community is run – as it happens in real time.

Fort Wayne Westies

The official home for the Fort Wayne Westies, our inclusive community of dancers eager to learn WCS among friendly peers!

The Anchor Room

Local studio where I train, teach, and host West Coast Swing events at – and home to other local dance clubs.

Let’s Connect!

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Did You Know

You can get private dance lessons
for yourself, or you and a friend,
for $30 per lesson for a limited time.