M&E 029: What It’s Like to Teach Online

Michael and Evita discuss their efforts to catch each other between teaching gigs and different cities in order to create new content for Syncopated City online. Tune in to hear about what goes into filming each lesson, what the current content will focus on, and how they developed the website and continue to make changes …

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M&E 028 : Laura Windley

Photo credit: © 2018 Voon Chew.   This episode of The Michael & Evita Show features an interview with jazz vocalist Laura Windley. Laura sings with the Mint Tulep Jazz Band (find out more about Laura and Mint Tulep Jazz Band here). Laura also hosts a blog called “Lindy Shopper” where she helps connect swing …

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M&E 027 : Margaret Batiuchok

In this episode of The Michael & Evita Show, M&E interview dance legend Margaret Batiuchok. This is a great conversation about Margaret’s history in the Lindy Hop community and she shares some amazing stories you won’t want to miss! Originally from Queens, New York, Margaret was inducted into the National Living Legends of Dance in …

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M&E 026 : Prepping a Class

In this episode of The Michael & Evita Show, Michael and Evita discuss their experience teaching and how they prepare for classes. Listen to their stories of mistakes, how they survived, and how to fix random scenarios in the moment. Ultimately Michael and Evita apply the same principles to the dance for when they teach …

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M&E 025 : Body Therapy with Bennie Vo

This episode of The Michael & Evita Show, Evita interviews Lindy Hopper and massage therapist Bennie Vo to talk about the body, injury, and how to take better care of ourselves as dancers. Bennie Vo, LMT is a graduate of HCC Massage Therapy Program in 2006 with certified modalities in Medical Massage, Sports Massage, Acupressure. …

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M&E 023 : So You Think You Can Dance — Part 1

In this episode of The Michael and Evita Show, Michael and Evita give you the low-down on how they got into So You Think You Can Dance with all the juicy details! Don’t miss this episode! This is only part 1, so make sure you sign up to the newsletter and subscribe to this podcast …

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M&E 022 : Performing with Felix Berghäll

Enjoy this conversation with Felix, Michael and Evita about how to prepare for performing, what goes into creating choreographies and how much can we push the edges of a specific style and genre of dance.  You will also hear about Felix’s background in Swedish Bugg, Hip Hop, his love for musical theatre and years of …

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Special Announcement! : Syncopated City

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: A Certificate Program for testing your level and ability Office Hours every week an up-to-date …

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