What's that smell? New shoes.

The Dances Edit

Swing dancing encompasses a whole spectrum of dances that developed in response to the Big Band swing music of the 1930's and 1940's in the United States.

The History Edit

Swing Era Dance History Edit

  • Lindy Hop was a dance rooted in African-American dance forms that was developed in the Harlem Ballroom during the 1930s

Lindy Hop Revival History Edit

  • Mid-80s Santa Barbara Swing/Balboa (300 people, Sylvia Sykes)

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