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DANCE ORGANIZATIONS / CLUBS in VIRGINIA BEACH / NORFOLK / NEWPORT NEWS / WILLIAMSBURG
Virginia Beach Shag Club
Virginia Beach, VA
Country Bootleggers Studio
Yorktown, VA
Carolina Shag Club
Virginia Beach, VA
Two-Step Tidewater
Norfolk, VA
Colonial Shag Club
Newport News, VA
Boogie On The Bay Shag Club
Portsmouth, VA

OTHER AREA SWING INSTRUCTORS
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JEFF P MILLER
Lindy & Blues
Walter & Judy Schultz
Two Step Tidewater
Cindy & Larry Black
www.shagn4u.com
Sam & Denise Miller Rick Hockman

SWING / JAZZ / BLUES BAND CONTACTS
Cole Stevens & The Delta Daggers Skylark Swing/Jazz Band
540 SUPREME JAZZ Bobby Blackhat
Blues Band
Jackie Scott & The Housewreckers  
Herbie D & The Dangermen Tom Dikon Band Mark Michielson Big Band Tom Smith Big Band    


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CLOTHING - SHOPPING

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Local Va Beach Shop
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RICHMOND / CHARLOTTESVILLE - (EAST) VIRGINIA AREA
Richmond Area Swing Society & Usual Lindy Suspects
Richmond, VA 
VCU Swing Dance Club
Richmond, VA
Richmond Shag Club
Richmond, VA
Charlottesville Dance Society
Charlottesville, VA
Jazz Education Dance Council
Richmond, VA

RVA Swing
Richmond, VA
The Lindy Process
Richmond, VA

Jammin on the James
Richmond, VA
 

WASHINGTON DC/ MARYLAND AREA
Tom & Debra
GottaSwing.com
Jitterbuzz.com
Washington, DC
Capitol Blues
Washington DC


NORTH CAROLINA AREA
Triangle Swing Dance Society
Raleigh-Durham, NC

Piedmont Swing Dance Society
Greensboro, NC

 

Swing Shopping - Books - Videos - Clothing - Shoes - Accessories
Dancestore.com BowlingShirts.com
SavoyStyle / SwingDanceShop.com MyBabyJo.com
Daddy-Os PinUpGirlClothing.com
Dance Connection Store Showtime Dance Shoes
CLUBS & LINKS ACROSS THE NATION

National Links To
Swing Dance Clubs & Societies

Harlem Hot Shots (Sweden)
LindyGroove (CA)
SwingUtah (UT)
WindyHop-Chicago (IL)
RedHotLindyHop - Memphis (TN)
Orlando Swing Club (FL)
FlyinFootwork.com - Orlando, FL
Swing Gang Tampa Bay (FL)
SwingMonkey.com - CT, RI, MA
Atlanta Swing (GA)

New York City Swing (NY) 
Northern California Lindy Society (CA)
Philadelphia Swing Dance Society (PA)
Have To Dance / DanceNet (Boston and NE)

National Links To
Swing Dance Clubs & Societies

Houston Swing Dance Club
Piedmont Swing Dance Society (NC)
Swing Out NY 


Historical Documentation
FRANKIE MANNING
Dean Collins
Yehoodi
SavoyStyle.com
Access Dance
Dance Vision
Any Swing Goes
Camp Hollywood

ONLINE LESSONS,
INSTRUCTIONAL DVDs

Swing Dance Stuff
Lindy Hop Moves
iDanceNet
Dancestore
Savoy Style Swing Dance Shop
LearnDanceOnline

Learn more about dance history and how to swing with the following resources:

  • Brief History of Swing Dancing - The Appalachian State University Swing Dance Club provides this overview of the history of swing dancing, which includes some biographies of those important to the introduction of swing, including Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller.
  • How to Swing Dance - Robert Royston, a World Dance Champion, created this video to help beginners learn to swing dance.
  • What is Swing Dancing? - Edinburgh University Swing Dance Society's article about the different styles of swing dancing is accompanied by helpful videos.
  • The Most Common Beginner Swing Dancing Mistakes - This list of four tips helps beginners who could be making common mistakes when learning to swing dance.
  • What is Swing? - Click on this link to visit the South Florida Swing Dance Society's page on the origins of swing dancing.
  • Between the Wars: The Swing Era - This history page from the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media contains information about the Swing Era in the United States.
  • Gotta Swing Historical Video Archive - This listing of online videos from as early as 1937 shows some famous performances of swing dancers.
  • Building the Swing Dance Community - Swing dance partners Patrick Szmidt and Natasha Ouimet have created this website to provide videos and assistance for swing dancers of all levels.
  • Lindy Hop Moves - This site teaches fundamental, intermediate, and advanced Lindy Hop moves.
  • iDance.net - Clicking here will bring readers to a whole website full of online dance lessons for all levels including Lindy Hop, Balboa, West Coast Swing, and plenty of other varieties of dance.
  • Yehoodi - Yehoodi is an online community for those interested in all types of swing dancing. There are discussion pages, a calendar of swing events, shows and podcasts, and plenty more information for swing dancers or those looking to get started swing dancing.
  • DanceCal - This site contains an online calendar of swing dance events all over the world.
  • Swing Dance - Basic Footwork - This video shows how to perform some basic footwork commonly seen in swing dances.
  • The Swing Dance Era - The Just the Swing website provides this page describing the Swing Dance Era in the 1920s to 1950s in America.
  • History of Swing Dance - The Swing Dance Company in the UK gives us this global history of swing dancing.
  • East Coast Swing - Sonny Watson's Street Swing website offers this description of the origins and history of East Coast Swing.
  • Ballroom Dancers: East Coast Swing - Learn the basic steps of East Coast Swing with these easy-to-follow instructional videos.
  • East Coast Swing Introduction - Here, readers can find East Coast Swing Lessons that teach the different steps, music, and style of this variety of swing dance.
  • Lindy Hop History - The Lindy Hop became popular in the 1920s and 1930s, and its presence spread throughout the world. It is still very popular today.
  • What is Lindy Hop? - Lindy Hop is danced to Jazz Music and was named after Charles Lindbergh's plane, the Lindy.
  • World Lindy Hop Day - World Lindy Hop Day is celebrated on May 26th, and people all over the world dance the Lindy Hop to participate.
  • Swing Dancing - This personal page about swing dancing defines the elements and male and female patterns of swing dancing.
  • Library of Dance: Four Count Swing - The Library of Dance shows swing basics through a listing of videos.
  • Unlocking the Mysteries of West Coast Swing - H. Leon Raper has written this beginner's guide to West Coast Swing, which includes the basic structure, basic dance terms, and types of even and odd rhythm units.
  • Balboa Swing Dance - This Balboa Island site discusses the origins of the Balboa swing dance that began on Balboa Island in Newport Beach, California.

 

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