A dance tip with Pattie Wells and Brandon Detty explaining how to distinguish downbeats & upbeats in West Coast swing, waltz and many other types of music for dancing that includes a short demo of how to use the downbeat to start the West Coast swing.
Dance Music – Downbeats and Upbeats
About the Author: Pattie Wells
Currently, Pattie produces article and video blogs for her world dance website, DanceTime.com and blogs for her new writing resource website at PattieWells.com. She is also working on completing a linked stories novel and translating a book of Italian poetry by Eugenio Montale. Pattie writes web content for a limited number of clients and still teaches a few private dance lessons exclusively in San Diego, California where she currently resides.