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Five(ish) Minute Dance Lesson: Swing!

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Professional swing dance instructors Nina Gilkenson and Bobby White are going to teach you how to swing! In these videos, you'll learn the basics of swing dance called East Coast Swing; take it up a notch with the Charleston; and if you're really swingin' after that, you can learn the most advanced swing dance, the Lindy Hop. So pay attention to their feet! For more on Swing music and dancing, visit artsedge.kennedy-center.org.

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Professional swing dance instructors Nina Gilkenson and Bobby White are going to teach you how to swing! In these videos, you'll learn the basics of swing dance called East Coast Swing; take it up a notch with the Charleston; and if you're really swingin' after that, you can learn the most advanced swing dance, the Lindy Hop. So pay attention to their feet! For more on Swing music and dancing, visit artsedge.kennedy-center.org.

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By PixelKicker - Nov 30 2011
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Great video podcast! Love learning the moves and it's great to see your really break it down slowly. I would love to see an episode of some really high-level dancing, even without instruction, to keep us inspired! Keep it up!

iTunes Ratings

28 Ratings
Average Ratings
19
2
3
1
3

Love it!

By PixelKicker - Nov 30 2011
Read more
Great video podcast! Love learning the moves and it's great to see your really break it down slowly. I would love to see an episode of some really high-level dancing, even without instruction, to keep us inspired! Keep it up!
Cover image of Five(ish) Minute Dance Lesson: Swing!

Five(ish) Minute Dance Lesson: Swing!

Updated 1 day ago

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Professional swing dance instructors Nina Gilkenson and Bobby White are going to teach you how to swing! In these videos, you'll learn the basics of swing dance called East Coast Swing; take it up a notch with the Charleston; and if you're really swingin' after that, you can learn the most advanced swing dance, the Lindy Hop. So pay attention to their feet! For more on Swing music and dancing, visit artsedge.kennedy-center.org.

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Rank #1: HD: Lesson 3: The Lindy Hop (in High Definition)

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This is the big one! The Lindy Hop is the hardest dance to learn, and your feet will definitely be moving. But you'll be able to put everything you've learned in lessons one and two to good use. Once you learn the Lindy Hop, you'll be all set for your first swing dance!

Nov 21 2011

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Rank #2: Lesson 3: The Lindy Hop (in Standard Definition)

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This is the big one! The Lindy Hop is the hardest dance to learn, and your feet will definitely be moving. But you'll be able to put everything you've learned in lessons one and two to good use. Once you learn the Lindy Hop, you'll be all set for your first swing dance!

Nov 21 2011

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Rank #3: HD: Lesson 2: The Charleston (in High Definition)

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Nina and Bobby take it to the next level with a different kind of swing dance,the Charleston. You'll learn how to move your legs, turn it out, and master "The Big Kick." It's a little harder, so make sure that you've gone through the first lesson before taking this on.

Nov 18 2011

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Rank #4: Lesson 2: The Charleston (in Standard Definition)

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Nina and Bobby take it to the next level with a different kind of swing dance,the Charleston. You'll learn how to move your legs, turn it out, and master "The Big Kick." It's a little harder, so make sure that you've gone through the first lesson before taking this on.

Nov 18 2011

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Rank #5: HD: Lesson 1: East Coast Swing (in High Definition)

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Nina, Bobby, and their friends are going to coach you through the basics of swing dance. Learn how to get your bodies moving, and then how to incorporate some simple moves to make your dance look great. Remember that East Coast Swing is based on triple-step moves (a 6-count beat). And the "Rock Step" you'll learn will also be used in lessons two and three.

Nov 16 2011

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