Swing – Intro to 8-Count

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4 week class (week 3)
Tuesdays 8:30-9:30pm with Elena Iannucci

Prerequisite: Beginners Basic and Advanced Basic curricula or equivalent.

Students taking this class should have a prior familiarity with all basic 6 count elements of the dance (single/double/triple rhythms and patterns; tucks, sendouts/returns, passes, exchanges, jigwalks, slingshots, etc.).

This class introduces the 8-count patterns, the basis for more complicated swing dancing. Closed to open; open to open; circle; swingout vs whip. Movements will be integrated into social dancing by combining with other 6- and 8-count patterns. Stylistic variations will be noted. Courses run in three month sequence.