Nobody is born knowing how to dance West Coast Swing. It doesn't matter if you have years of classical training or you have two left feet - everyone needs to take lessons in order to learn. No one expects you to know anything about dancing before you start - that's what the lessons are for.
There are 4 main ways you can learn West Coast Swing: Group Classes, Workshop Weekends, Private Lessons, and Instructional Videos. You can see a detailed list of pros and cons of each of these modes of learning here.
While the best way to learn is always live in person,
here are a few videos to supplement your live learning: