Austin Pranger

Dancer • Instructor • Writer

Hi. (: I’m Austin.

I’m documenting my journey through life via the mastering and teaching of West Coast Swing, developing a local swing community, becoming minmialist, writing, video/editing, and optimizing life. 

Learn more about me and my musings on my blog and Youtube channel.

If you’re interested in working with me for learning to dance, writing, designing your website, helping you with organization/minimalism/decluttering, or managing social media – use my contact form or send an email.


Top 10 Questions of 2019

Top 10 Questions of 2019

What are the most important questions in your life? Most of the time we’re always seeking ANSWERS that we don’t look at the questions we’re curious about in the first place.

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Golden Conviction – What Does “That” State Say?

Golden Conviction – What Does “That” State Say?

When you seek the possibilities, you invite the “state of gold” that is always there, but lays in wait. And that state of gold reaffirms that I’m both moving in the right direction … and also need to be more fierce in my concentration for life.

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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!

Did You Know

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

West Coast? Best Coast.