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Doug Silton, Online Dance Teacher Profile
Dance Styles: Partner Charleston Balboa Lindy Hop West Coast Swing
Available Lessons: 29 Dance Lessons
Available Lessons Packs: 3 Dance Lesson Packs
Hailing From Los Angeles, CA, United States

Doug Silton began swing dancing in 1992 and since 1999, he has been teaching, competing, and performing internationally. Doug is a three-time American Lindy Hop Champion (2001 Strictly Division, 2002 Classic Division, 2006 Blues Division) and is a top competitor on the Lindy Hop circuit, NASDE West Coast Swing tour, and in CSA Carolina Shag competitions. Doug is the only competitor to ever be a finalist in Lindy Hop, West Coast Swing, and Carolina Shag in the same year at the US Open Swing Dance Championships (2002). Doug teaches group and private lessons weekly in Los Angeles, and has a line of own instructional videos for sale. He is the proud producer of Champion's Instructional Videos (group instructor videos) for both West Coast Swing and for Lindy Hop. For his Los Angeles schedule or his national travel/tour schedule, please see the Calendar and to purchase videos, see the Store. Doug is the co-founder of LindyGroove in Pasadena, CA, currently the nation's largest weekly Lindy Hop dance venue, teaching his popular (and free) Connection & Musicality class most Thursdays. In his teaching, Doug focuses on connection, centering, and musicality, footwork, and lead/follow techniques, incorporating various aspects of his favorite dances: Lindy Hop, West Coast Swing, Carolina Shag, Hip-Hop, Blues, and Balboa.
www.dougsilton.com

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Ab & Ba Swingout Theory

166
In this lesson, Doug disects the mech...
Lindy Hop
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Edwin Spin

514
This lesson teaches a high-velocity f...
West Coast Swing
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Leader's Skip Step

174
This lesson takes a footwork styling ...
Lindy Hop
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Circle Slide Sendout

169
This is a leader's styling variation ...
Balboa
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Left-to-left Sendout

175
This lesson teaches an easy and sharp...
Balboa
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Double Whip Turn

516
This lesson teaches good technique pu...
West Coast Swing
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Power Lunge Turn

523
This lessonuses a simple turn to open...
West Coast Swing
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Closed Inside Roll

515
This lesson explains a sugar push var...
West Coast Swing
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Lead's Lock-step

520
This lesson teaches a snappy footwork...
West Coast Swing
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Leader Roll-around

519
This lesson showcases the leaders wit...
West Coast Swing
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Leg Sweep Swingout

178
This lesson teaches a leader's footwo...
Lindy Hop
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Funky Applejacks

171
This lesson takes a vintage jazz styl...
Lindy Hop
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Leg Lunge

177
This lesson zooms in close on a singl...
Lindy Hop
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Outside Turn Deceleration

181
This lesson teaches you and your part...
Lindy Hop
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Hip Compression Lift

173
This lesson teaches a simple lift tha...
Partner Charle...
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Low Side Roll

522
This lesson teaches a spacious and sm...
West Coast Swing
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Kick-ball-cross Pattern

518
This lesson focuses on a footwork var...
West Coast Swing
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Pivot Turn Swingout

182
This lesson teaches pivot step which ...
Lindy Hop
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Girl And Guy Apache

172
This lesson teaches a version of the ...
Lindy Hop
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Drifting Technique

170
This is a lesson about how a follower...
Lindy Hop
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One-handed Swingout

180
This lesson turns the basic swingout ...
Lindy Hop
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Turning Sugar Push

183
This lesson teaches the leader how to...
Lindy Hop
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Inside Roll Sendout

517
This lesson modifies a common send ou...
West Coast Swing
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Leg Sweep Hijack

521
This lesson teaches follows how to hi...
West Coast Swing
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Anti-left Side Pass

167
This lesson explains how a follower c...
Lindy Hop
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Xena, Warrior Princess

184
This lesson is for follows who have h...
Lindy Hop
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Leg Kick Tuck Turn

176
This lesson surprises the leader with...
Lindy Hop
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Nightclub 2-step

179
This lesson takes the nightclub 2-Ste...
Balboa
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Doug Silton's Dance Packs By Style

Partner Charleston

12
1 Partner Charleston Dance Packs
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Balboa

13
0 Balboa Dance Packs
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Lindy Hop

18
2 Lindy Hop Dance Packs
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West Coast Swing

23
0 West Coast Swing Dance Packs
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Doug Silton's Lessons By Dance Style

Partner Charleston

12
2 Partner Charleston Dance Lessons
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Balboa

13
3 Balboa Dance Lessons
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Lindy Hop

18
14 Lindy Hop Dance Lessons
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West Coast Swing

23
10 West Coast Swing Dance Lessons
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