This is a dance instruction
website, used by dancers worldwide, provided free by the Swing
Doctors, two dancers and teachers of dance based in Edinburgh,
(click here to go to our
The notes here are based mainly on the introductory classes, and themed
workshops, that we run for Edinburgh University
Society and for Edinburgh Swing Dance Society. You are free to copy
and distribute them, but please note and respect
the copyright statement on the top of each page.
To read the notes, you need
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We will try to add more video sequences soon.
Notes on the music itself:
Notes on the
following dance styles:
Notes on teaching
Please contact Edinburgh University
Swing Dance Society if you want to join the classes in these styles
(you do not have to be at the University to join: membership is
£10/year and all classes are free). Our classes go far
beyond what is presented here, of course - these notes are intended to
support the most basic material that we cover.
Balboa & Bal-swing:
6-beat 'Jive' (East Coast
The Lindy Rueda