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East Coast Swing 1- Introduction

at Chicago Dance - River North

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River North, Downtown/Loop
309 W Chicago Ave 3rd Fl
Btwn N Franklin & N Orleans Streets
Chicago, Illinois 60654
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Jeff Sterner

What you'll learn in this swing class:

This class designed for new dancers is the "gateway" into all of the dances in the swing family. You will learn the basic rhythm and moves of 6-Count Swing, otherwise known as East Coast Swing. Generally danced to big band or jazz music, but fits in easily to todays rock and roll, East Coast Swing is a faster dance than its West Coast cousin. This is the place for you to start your journey into swing dancing.

This progressive course will add on each week to the material learned in the previous week.

Note: If you are booking more than one type of 4 week class with this school, you're entitled to a discount which can be discussed directly with school and would be as follows:
  • The second 4 week course will be only $45
  • The third 4 week course will be only $25

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