Swing Dance UK
Lindy Hop is the original swing dance and the grandparent of rock & roll, jive and the other jive styles. It developed in the Savoy Ballroom (Harlem, New York) in the late 20s and continued to be popular through the 30s and early 40s. It is named after Charles Lindberg’s solo flight across the Atlantic.
Solo jazz is based on the authentic Swing Dance figures of the 30s and 40s. They are often named after the dancers that introduced them.
1920s Charleston was a dance craze that started in 1923 and was named after a city in South Carolina. It is characterised by swivelling feet and high energy kicks