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Can't get enough of Swing Dancing? Let these videos help you to learn even more!

 

Learn the Savoy Lindy Hop with Frankie Manning and Erin Stevens

Erin and Frankie teach us the Savoy Style Lindy Hop. Lindy Hop originated in the Savoy Ballroom in New York. So this vidoe lets us learn the original style of Lindy Hop from one of the orignal Swing Dancers.

 

This video covers basic rhythems and footwork, how to communicate and move with your partner, and traditional Lindy styling.

 

  • Charleton

  • Swing Out from Closed

  • Swing Out from Open

  • Lindy Circle

  • Heels

  • Kick-Away

Intermediate Lindy Hop with Frankie Manning and Erin Stevens

Like the video above, Frankie and Erin dance each move "at speed", then follow with instructions, then dance the move in slow motion.

 

  • Turns and Switches for Follows

  • Alternative steps/foot placement for Leads

 

  • Options on the basic

  • Pecking

  • Double Turn

  • Handshake behind the back

  • Hand-to-Hand Charleston

  • Mini-Dip

  • Around the World
    (with points)

  • Glide to the Side
    (with Shake Time)

  • Slip-Slop

Learn the Shim Sham with Frankie Manning and Erin Stevens

Frankie Manning considered Erin Stevens to be one of the most talented dancers in the (post-revival) world of Swing.

 

Here, Frankie and Erin teach us how to do the Shim Sham.

Frankie Manning Tribute by Swing Bud

Frankie Manning was one of the great masters from the hey-day of Swing Dancing. He considered Erin Stevens as one of the most talented dancers in the world of Swing.

 

Sadly, Frankie Manning passed away prior to his 90th Birthday Celebration, but we can still learn from him. ​

 

Learn about who Frankie was, and his impact on the world of Swing Dancing.