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Swing_Dance

While [[Ballroom Dance]] includes most of the swing dances popular today, the swing and ballroom dance cultures are distinct.  Club-style swing dancers often find ballroom dancers inexpressive and too worried about technique.  Conversely, ballroom dancers may get frustrated when a swing dancer doesn't lead a step "correctly", or when they hold a figure several counts extra to match a break in the music.  These, of course, are [[Broad Generalizations]].


Popular swing dances include:

[[Lindy Hop]] -- [[Charleston]] -- [[East Coast Swing]] (aka [[Triple Swing]] and [[Street Swing]])

[[Country Swing]] is yet another division of swing with a largely distinct culture.