Swing Dance Class Session 1
This social dance class will cover the basic rhythms steps and moves of this partner dance birthed during the jazz era in Harlem, NY by African Americans We'll learn partner connection and dancing with the music to ensure a fun time on the dance floor for all. No Partner or Dance experience necessary. Lessons taught be Jean Elizabeth Shockley. Jean Elizabeth Shockley started social/partner dancing in 1995 in Philadelphia. She has served on the board of the Philadelphia Swing Dance Society and the Connecticut Swing Dance Society and has been a member of the Vermont Swings board since 2013. She serves as an instructor, DJ, and communications coordinator with Vermont Swings, and also teaches Swing, Country Two Step and Waltz. She has worked with bands (Starline Rhythm Boys, Big Hat, No Cattle, and Girl Howdy) at public and private gigs to get the dancing started with pre-show lessons. Jean Elizabeth is known for her unique dance style and sense of rhythm and musicality, enjoying the chance to be a catalyst for dancing wherever music can be found.