Jive (International Style Jive)

International Style Jive is the formal name of a Swing type dance that developed in the United Kingdom. It is characterized by extremely up-tempo music and is primarily danced with triple steps done with a highly buoyant movement, sharp downward leg action, finished straight legs and a very upright posture. ...

Swing (American Style Swing or East Coast Swing)

This is a dance of many regional names, depending on where you are.  It is sometimes referred to as Jive (North American social Jive), Jitterbug, Rock-n-Roll or Boogie Woogie.  This dance in its varied forms is known in the Arthur Murray syllabus as simply "Swing". The American Style/East Coast Swing...