Nope: "I have a new partner," Antoinette quips, "but I kept the old one too."Antoinette and Kevin recently celebrated 10 years of marriage.Their open relationship started when they stumbled into a threesome 15 years ago.No, all steps are taught first without a partner, then everyone is given a chance to try it together.In any given class there are usually an unequal number of men and women, so the instructors will ensure that everybody gets a chance to practice by rotating the dancers around.Tomorrow, Antoinette will be with the kids while Kevin stays with Maggie.
' " Another married but open couple in New York City, Sam and Kate, say they'll sometimes share partners and sometimes date separately.The Shag (or "Carolina Shag") is a member of the Swing dance family, related to the Lindy, the Jitterbug, the Bop, the East & West-Coast Swing, the Texas Push, etc.Shag is traditionally a male lead and focus-oriented dance, but has evolved into a dance where women can both show off and call a step as well.Kevin says goodbye to them and to the woman, his girlfriend, Maggie.(Their names have been changed.)Kevin will take the kids tonight while Antoinette sleeps at Gary's.