DANC 152A Beginning West Coast Swing (1)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Students will learn to execute beginning dance steps in West Coast Swing, California's official dance. West Coast Swing originated in California and is danced to both bluesy and modern music at a slow tempo.
Offered on occasion
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Demonstrate beginning steps, step variations and movement sequences presented in class of West Coast Swing dance.
- Outcome 2: Analyze and demonstrate beginning level leading and following techniques, notably the concepts of frame, connection and momentum.
- Outcome 3: Demonstrate an understanding of musicality when performing basic movement patterns
- Outcome 4: Describe the historical development of West Coast Swing and its difference from other swing dances