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,

M&E 013 : Remy Kouakou Kouame

By |2016-11-11T00:32:40+00:00September 8th, 2016|Podcast|

Listen to this intimate interview with our dear friend, Remy Kouakou Kouame.  He's a phenomenal dancer, super entertaining teacher and he will share with us his love of music.  Most notable, you can check out Remy's fabulous event, XPRESS YOUR

M&E 012 : Bobby White on Practice

By |2016-09-08T19:41:07+00:00August 20th, 2016|Podcast|

Michael and Evita ask Bobby White about his new book "Practice Swing".  Get an inside scoop on Bobby's process and his thoughts about how to practice. Show notes and links: Purchase Bobby's book at Blurb.com  http://www.blurb.com/b/6975356-practice-swing Beantown Swing Dance Camp http://www.beantowncamp.com

M&E 011 : Leveling

By |2016-11-11T00:32:40+00:00June 8th, 2016|Podcast|

Does it matter what level you are in? Most people feel very emotional about this question but maybe it doesn't matter as much as we think... Join us as we sit down with Esther and Bernd from Cologne, Germany. They

M&E Special Announcement

By |2016-11-11T00:32:40+00:00June 1st, 2016|Podcast|

It is an exciting time for us as we launch our very own online dance school. After traveling for over a decade, meeting dancers from all over the world and working with thousands of students, we have made our instruction regularly available for a