P90X2 DAY 1: X2 Core

Best Quote from Tony: “Cromagnum Hip.” Finishing Quote from Adam: “This is terrible.” We didn’t have foam rollers, balance balls, or medicine balls, which definitely made it harder to understand all of the variations right away. We paused often to realign our mats and review methods and technique. Right away we felt that 1) ourContinue reading “P90X2 DAY 1: X2 Core”

Won’t you… “Be My Jazz Baby”?

A few of our students at Lindy Focus were asking where we’d be next, so here are the details! Be My Jazz Baby January 20-22nd Norfolk, VA We’re heading up to Norfolk, Virginia for Southside Stomp’s first multi-track weekend featuring Drew Nugent & The Midnight Society.  Adam and I were lucky to hear him playingContinue reading “Won’t you… “Be My Jazz Baby”?”

DC Swing eXperience

This year, I was asked to dj for the inaugural DC Swing eXperience, a crossover Westie/Lindy event (though about 200:1 ratio of West Coast Swing dancers to Lindy Hoppers).  Jerry Almonte invited me up to share the DJ booth with him and we had the whole room to ourselves and a few other Lindy Hoppers. Continue reading “DC Swing eXperience”

February Classes in Durham: The Legacy of Jewel and Dean

Recently, fellow dancer and instructor, Nick Williams compiled some of his favorite clips of Jewel McGowan, famed lindy hopper from the far reaches of California during the swing era.  At Hot Club in February, Adam and I will be doing a series on her and her partner, Dean Collins, known for their energetic style andContinue reading “February Classes in Durham: The Legacy of Jewel and Dean”