Special Announcement! : Syncopated City

By |2018-05-01T15:41:59+00:00May 1st, 2018|Podcast|

We are excited to announce several big additions to our online Swing school and michaelandevita.com. We are constantly striving to make our online education program better for our Members, and this is our most ambitious undertaking yet. New changes include:

M&E : 021 What is Musicality

By |2018-03-10T19:49:18+00:00March 10th, 2018|Podcast|

Enjoy this engaging conversation between Michael, Evita and special guest, classical musician, Simon Powis.  We discuss the question: what is musicality and how can we as dancers be more musical.

M&E : 019 Put That D%#@ Camera Down!

By |2017-11-09T23:51:04+00:00November 9th, 2017|Podcast|

In this solo episode, Michael discusses some issue surrounding the filming of instructors during classes and while social dancing at swing dancing events. When, if ever, is it necessary to get consent? Does filming at Lindy Hop events have an

M&E 016 : Swing Ecosystems: Private Lessons

By |2016-12-01T17:40:19+00:00December 1st, 2016|Podcast|

In this podcast, Michael Jagger and Evita Arce examine the economics of offering and taking private lessons during weekend workshops. When teachers accept private lessons at events there are extra burdens on the event organizers to find space and time

M&E 015 : Mentorship

By |2016-10-18T21:57:42+00:00October 19th, 2016|Podcast|

Mentorship in Lindy Hop has been a hot topic of discussion.  Having a mentor is a not only the best tool for faster growth but also offers a sacred bond and life experience that can lead to a long, rich friendship.  Whether

M&E 014 : FOMO (The Fear of Missing Out)

By |2016-09-27T17:32:44+00:00September 27th, 2016|Podcast|

In this Podcast Michael and Evita confess their own fears of missing out.  They address how they deal with the constant barrage of events, parties, competitions in the Lindy Hop world on social media platforms.  They primarily reference the most recent competition,