• 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 201: April 29, 2019 - May 20, 2019


  • Review WCS 101 and 102

  • Whip with a double outside turn

  • Left side pass with inside roll

  • Side pass with outside turn

  • Free-spins

  • Under-arm turn with leads wrap (superman)

  • Starter Step variations

  • Styling options for leads and follows


  • Rhythm – review 6 count and introduce 8 count

  • Timing

  • Body lead

  • Anchor

  • Stretch

  • Compression

  • Third-foot Position

  • Momentum and energy

  • Turning technique



Please register below:

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

Please select student type:
Lead or Follow

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