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5 Ways to Help You Improvise

By | 2018-03-10T14:01:24+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Blog|

Improvising is one of the great skills of Jazz.  Frequently students request help with improvising and ask for suggestions on how to confront their fear.  It's difficult to explain this and it takes time and experience. You need a collection

Lindy Hop Swivel Exercise

By | 2017-07-25T21:19:06+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Blog|

This is a special announcement for anyone interested in improving their swivels. The swivel is an iconic movement made by the Follow while in open position.  Most often the swivel is taught on counts 1 and 2 of

Improvisation Fears

By | 2017-03-06T03:29:46+00:00 March 5th, 2017|Blog|

"Improvisation, within the context of performing arts, is a very spontaneous performance without specific or scripted preparation." - Wikipedia I have a story to share about a recent experience I had with confronting my fear and having to improvise. While

Put That D%#@ Camera Down!

By | 2016-11-11T00:32:40+00:00 October 18th, 2016|Blog|

I'm sorry for losing my temper.  That normally doesn't happen, but Swing Scene... we need to talk. While teaching at a large Lindy event last month I had to apologize to a class for yelling at them because two different