Swing dance really became popular as far back as the 1910Ã¢â‚¬â„¢s. The first swing dance was the Texas Tommy swing. The Lindy Hop became popular in the 1920Ã¢â‚¬â„¢s in Harlem. Over the yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s new styles of the swing was brought in and is still used to this day. There are many different swings to learn such as the Jitterbug, Fairpoint NYC, Eastern Swing, Western Swing and the Carolina Shag. The swing dance requires two people and a lot of movement. There are many different moves to this dance and one can always add their own. There is a lot of flipping, shaking, and moving around when one is doing the swing. There are many ways to learn this popular dance. One can go online and watch videos to start with. Or there are many dance teachers available that will teach you the movements and the best way to do them. The possibilities are limitless. Not only is the swing a fun dance to do on will get a lot of exercise while dancing. So many different muscles are used while doing the swing and this makes it a great way to really tone up while having tons of fun.