Improvisation Fears

By |2017-03-06T03:29:46+00:00March 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+00:00October 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

The Best Type of Class

By |2016-11-11T00:32:40+00:00July 20th, 2016|Blog|

What is the best type of class?  Where and when does it happen? What are the ingredients? This would be a fabulous world wide survey for the Lindy Hop community.  I would love to see the results. I think good

Online Membership & School Launch

By |2016-11-11T00:32:40+00:00June 3rd, 2016|Blog|

Hi everybody, It’s official... We are launching our online Swing School, and we thought you should know! Similar to enrolling at a university or joining a gym, we offer students a place to learn and focus on practicing their skills

The Leveling Conundrum

By |2016-11-11T00:32:40+00:00April 19th, 2016|Blog|

Part I: The Audition We recently received an email from Melanie in Fort Collins, CO (a big shout out to Ft. Fun where I first learned Lindy Hop from the Jumpin' Jive Cats) regarding leveling at events and the frustration

You Just Have to Jump In!

By |2016-11-11T00:32:41+00:00January 24th, 2016|Blog|

  It's a sea of opportunity, you just have to to jump in. You have all sorts of excuses not to like it's too cold, it's too deep, not right now, I'm not dressed properly, etc. We can