I was so wrapped up in organizing this past weekend’s Swing Dance for Life dance benefit, that I haven’t had much time to blog. No matter, I had such a great time at the event, especially teaching workshop classes with
Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown 2012
Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown 2012 I spent the last weekend at the Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown (ULHS) & New Orleans Swing Dance Festival. This was both my first time visiting New Orleans as well as my first time at ULHS
Free Private Lessons Contest Winners!
Congratulations to all 10 of the Free Private Lesson Contest winners! Each of these contestants correctly identified the name of the song that I first started swing dancing to, Crazy Little Thing Called Love by Queen. John Delois Carol Peebles
Free Private Lessons Contest!
Dear Friends, Sunday, April 5th is my birthday and to celebrate I’d actually like to give away the presents this year: free private dance lessons! Yeah. That’s right. Free. The first 10 individuals or couples who can answer the personal
How I Started Swing Dancing (part 2)
A common variation on the question “How did you start swing dancing?” is “When did you start swing dancing?” My invariable response is that I started swing dancing in 1997 and lindy hopping in 2001. The point of that distinction
How I started swing dancing (part 1)
Every swing dancer and lindy hopper I know has their version of The Story — the unique tale of how they got started (and eventually addicted) to swing. Etched permanetly in memory, we are only too eager to recount it as soon as anyone asks, “So, what got you started swing dancing?”
Welcome to the Swing or Nothing Blog!
Whatâ€™s this blog about?
I intend to cover Swing Dancing & Music and everything related (and possibly tangent) to it. Donâ€™t be surprised if I place extra emphasis on the specific swing dance Lindy Hop, just because itâ€™s my favorite and my specialty.