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Swing

Swing into our Dance lessons in Melbourne

The swing is a spot dance with a carefree relaxed style and is a dance easily mastered by most people. The various speeds of music are excellent training for quick footwork and good leading and following which will add comfort and ease in most other rhythm dances. Here at Arthur Murray we provide the knowledge, passion and skills in swing style dancing to implement it into our range of dance classes available. Our team can provide you with all the technique necessary to get started, and after mastering the patterns both men and women will find swing a fun and exciting dance to learn and practice.

History of Swing

The Lindy (Swing) picked up where the Charleston left off. It had “swing-outs”, “break-aways” and shine-steps”. With the birth of “Swing” music in the mid 1930’s the Lindy climbed the social ladder. In August of 1935, at the Palomar Ballroom, bandleader Benny Goodman played a Fletcher Henderson arrangement of “Stompin’ at the Savory”. The rest, as they say, is history. The dance craze swept the nation, and depending on where you lived, it was the Jitterbug, the Lindy Hop or the Swing. Since those days, each successive generation has “discovered” the fun of Swing. This most uniquely American dance is enjoyed all over the world. To make sure that our team keep in tone with the styling and history of this dance style, they undergo regular training to ensure that they have up to date knowledge about not only swing, but our ballroom, salsa, wedding dances and tango.

Contact us today

To start learning your swing dancing, or enquire about any of our other styles of dance available including ballroom, salsa, tango and bridal dances, call our team today! You can simply call us on 9530 6000, or send us a message through our email on brighton@arthurmurrayvic.com.au. To find out more about our classes, or our offer of a free dance lesson, you can also contact us through our enquiry section of our page. Arthur Murray maintain professionalism and passion through all of our lessons, allowing everybody to enjoy and benefit from our range of classes. See you on the dance floor!

Dances We Teach

When joining our Arthur Murray family, students are introduced to our Medalist Standards. Our curriculum is designed to teach you in logical order, from easiest to more difficult, with each level consisting of the building blocks for the level above. We even provide progress checks to make sure you can see your measurable improvement. Our interrelated system of teaching ensures that you will learn what you want to learn quickly and efficiently.

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