Swing Discussion Boards > Why so few middle aged Lindy/Balboa dancers?

Discussion in 'Swing Discussion Boards' started by Doug, Jul 13, 2004.

  1. DWise1

    DWise1 Well-Known Member

    Long before. StreetSwing's historical archives place their origins in the 40's and 50's (http://www.streetswing.com/histmain/z3ecs1.htm and http://www.streetswing.com/histmain/z3wcs1.htm). As for the waxing and waning of popularity, I'm not up on that aspect, being somewhat of a new-comer myself. Seems to me that the 80's might have been a boom time for WCS.

    Not leave, but maybe visit. Somebody -- on this forum, I think -- once commented that we dance Lindy in order to feel like a kid again, but then return to WCS to be adults again.
     

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