• Russian Community Center (map)
  • 704 19th Avenue East
  • Seattle, WA, 98122
  • United States

Welcome to the new-and-improved West Coast Swing (WCS) Class Series hosted by the Seattle Swing Dance Club! Formerly known as Step by Step, this updated WCS curriculum embraces the new and modern style of this versatile partnered dance!

This is perfect for dance beginners, former Step by Step students, or learning the opposite dance role! Starting every Monday 7:30-9:30 pm from February 18th through June 24th, progressive dance class lessons are held weekly at the Russian Community Center.

Taught by local pro instructors 2018 Rising Star Tour Champion Lia Brown & All-Star Za Thomaier. Also get late-breaking updates on Facebook!


West Coast Swing 101: February 18, 2019 - March 18, 2019


  • Left side pass

  • Right side pass

  • Under-arm turn

  • Under-arm turn with a hand change

  • Under-arm turn into closed

  • Starter step – basic

  • Turning Basic

  • Sugar Push


  • Rhythm – 6 count

  • Body lead

  • Anchor

  • Stretch

  • Third-foot Position

  • Momentum and energy

  • Basic foot work for patterns



Please register below:

$50 - 17 years & under
$70 - SSDC or Affiliated Member
$95 - Guest/Non-Member

Please select student type:
Lead or Follow

Photo Credit: Andrew Porter