Swing Dance: A swinging book for all dancing enthusiasts
Written by long time swing dance ambassador and founder of Swing Patrol, Scott Cupit, Swing Dance explores the vibrant contemporary swing dance scene in this beautiful new book.
The various chapters lead the reader through the most popular dance styles of the era, including: Charleston, Collegiate Shag, Balboa and Lindy Hop – and their associated culture and fashion.
The book itself is littered with stunning photographs - both vintage and contemporary, making it the perfect coffee table book (and present) for any swing dance enthusiast.
It's also a great insight into the various jazz era dances for anyone new to the scene with step-by-step guides to key moves that include links to video demonstrations, providing everything you need to know.
Also included in the book are sections on:
- Get the look Make your swing-dancing journey an immersive experience and enjoy all the fashion and accessories that come with being a swing dancer. Discover the fashions for girls and guys, including hair and make-up, with a clothing, shoes and accessories checklist for each style of dance
- The Music Learn the top ten tunes to practice to for each of the four major swing styles.
- Learn to Dance Teach yourself with the step-by-step guides to the key moves of the four major swing styles, all accompanied by fun, easy-to-follow page-embedded video demonstrations produced exclusively for the book and accessible via scannable QR codes.