As music got faster in the early 20th century, so did the dancing! In the 1920s, dances like the Charleston became fashionable to match the jazzy tones of the current music, and once the big bands of the 1930s got going, swing was in! The Lindy Hop, the Jitterbug and the Boogie-Woogie all paved the way for ballroom Jive. With its rock steps and away-and-back-again movement between the couple, this dance is a fun, fast ride!

Long-Steps currently offers Jive tuition in the beginner class, advanced class, and by private tuition,