Hand Dance History
From the Lindy Hop, emerged the Jitter Bug in the 1930s. In the 50s, DC developed its own version and called in the Hand Dance. During the 50s and 60s. Washington, DC, was the hub of the Washington dancing experience. It features hand holding and other forms of graceful embracing while executing simple to complex turns and moves. Today, Hand Dancing has resurfaced and is taking its rightful place in the Washington dance community.