Single Time Swing is part of the Night Club Dance program. This popular style of “Swing” is danced to Big Band music similar to Lindy Hop. Single Time Swing only uses one step to the side where East Coast Swing uses the triple step/chasse. This allows the dancer the ability to dance swing to a much faster music style. When you hear a fast swing, get ready for Single Time!
In the 1940s, ballroom dance teachers sought to adapt the popular but fast-paced Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, and Swing for an eager but less agile public. The results of this effort were East Coast Swing and West Coast Swing, which quickly caught on and spread across America. East Coast Swing, also known as Eastern Swing, American Swing, and Triple Swing, is impressively versatile, easily adaptable to a wide variety of popular styles from blues to big band to 50’s rock. Its cheery, conversational pace and quintessentially American character have made it not only one of the most popular but also one of the most accessible of ballroom dances today.
Popular Single Time East Coast Swing songs: Candy Man (Christina Aguilera), Rock Around The Clock (Bill Haley & His Comets) and Blue Suede Shoes (Elvis Presley).
Instructor: Bradley Montoya
Click on the Spotify symbol to sample Single Time Swing music.
Core Steps: 5
Total Steps: 18
Total Course Hours: 1:12:54
Total Videos: 18
This program utilizes the Core Step System® method.