Revived in the 1980s by American, Swedish, and British dancers, the Lindy Hop is now represented by dancers and loosely affiliated grass roots organizations found in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania.Read More...
Blues dancing is a modern term used to describe a family of historical dances that developed alongside and were danced to blues music, or the contemporary dances that are danced in that aesthetic.Read More...
Charleston is danced alone (solo), with a partner or in groups of couples or solo dancers. The basic step allows for a vast range of variations and improvisation. Both the 1920s and Swinging Charleston styles are popular today, though swinging Charleston is more commonly integrated into Lindy Hop dancing.
The San Antonio Swing Dance Society (SASDS) is a non-profit organization that works to promote healthy activity through dance. In addition it works to provide a safe environment optionbrokers.org for friends and fun.
The society provides:
- Weekly Dance Lessons in East Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Charleston, Blues, Balboa, Shag and more...
- Dance Socials
- Alamo Stomp - a swing dance workshop (Oct 8-10th)
- News about lessons, workshops, and dances offered by others
- A way to give back to the community through Publicity Events
- A Library for renting DVDs
The society's main source of income are the cheap lessons and donations. Joining the society costs only $20 per year ($15 for students) and includes discounts on lessons and socials in San Antonio, Austin, Houston, and Dallas. Joining is easy. Just fill out the membership application form and hand it with your check or cash to an SASDS officer before Wednesday lessons.
Members and non-members can post to the Swing Posse Yahoo Group.