Going Deeper

If you read our blog it’s probably because you have been bitten the lindy bug (or the Charleston critter or the Balboa beetle). Maybe you love the music, the community, the way dance feels in your body, maybe you don’t even remember anymore because its become such an integral part of your life. If this... Continue Reading →

COVID 19 Update

In light of the announcement today from the government we will need to cancel all of our Wednesday Night Courses and Hot Charleston classes and workshops for the foreseeable future. Bella Balboa, Lindy Fridays and Moortown Swing Jive classes have also been cancelled as have most of the events we had coming up over the... Continue Reading →

Let Yourself Go!

How do you go from executing moves to really inspiring others with your dancing? How do you know when to throw in cool variations? How do you dance to a song you've never heard before? How do you hit a break? How do develop your own style? We'll tackle all these questions and more in... Continue Reading →

Meet the Pioneers of Lindy Hop

Lindy Hop has been around a long time and has a rich and interesting history. Here are a few pioneers of the dance that you should know about: George “Shorty” Snowden The world’s first Lindy Hopper--often credited with inventing the dance after he and his partner, Mattie Purnell, did a breakaway step in the dance... Continue Reading →

Time for Tandem Madness!

Attention Tandem Charleston fans: this is the course for you! Do you run out of ideas after you've gotten into tandem position and done a few basics? Have you ever wondered if there's more out there to learn? There is--loads more in fact! It's just hard to teach in a drop in class. In this... Continue Reading →

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