20s charleston

social couple swing dances: lindy hop, shag, balboa

10 social couple jazz dances: from Cakewalk to Lindy hop

The history of social dancing in the United States is very rich. Most of us heard of Lindy Hop or swing dancing. Though there were many amazing dance forms in combination with Jazz music, that dominated the cultural landscape in America in the first half of the 20th century. In this blog I will make a quick overview of the popular social partner…


Charleston Dancers, Charleston dance contest in front of St. Louis City Hall, 13 November 1925

How to do the Charleston?

The Charleston dance was "The King of dances" in 20th century and had a huge influence on American culture.  In this blog you can find out different ways of how to do the dance, its technique and footwork. Charleston dance history Charleston is a name of the city, dance style, step and song. Scholars attribute the spread and invention of the…


20s charleston dance by ksenia parkhatskaya

Ksenia's Secrets of the 20s Charleston

World renowned 20s Charleston and solo jazz dancer Ksenia Parkhatskaya launches her special online dance course "Secrets of Charleston 20s". With over 40 lessons and 2 hours of content you will discover how to do the 20s Charleston in the convenience of your home. What is 20's Charleston? Read the full article on History of the Charleston dance.…