- The swing doctors* are Edinburgh-based swing dancers.
- We dance old swing styles, like Lindy Hop, Charleston, Shag,
Balboa, Laminu etc.
- We have a particular interest in the rarer styles of swing
dance, and introduced Balboa and Shag to Scotland in the
late 1990s and lamanu (/laminu) and Cakewalk in the 2000s.
- We perform and teach for the love of dance, not for profit,
and happily promote other
- One of the Swingdoctors (JD) is a member of the UNESCO Conseil International de la Danse
- We are the resident teachers at the Edinburgh University
Swing Dance Society and often teach for ESDS and Dancebase.
- We sometimes teach 'fun' lessons at parties, to get the
dancing going, for donations to charity.
- We sometimes teach one-off workshops, by arrangement, to
money for charity.
You can contact us on 0131 6502999, 01620 895413 or 077884
434340 or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- If we can't help, we may be able to out you in
someone who can.
* - A nom-de-danse that arose from a
band-leader's quip; our real names are
and Katie Brooks, and we both happen to have the title of 'Dr.'
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