Joining Jeremy Otth, Kelly Arsenault, Chester Whitmore, Shauna Marble and Mark Godwin are Emelie and Rebeckah Decavita. They along with Chester were the most popular teachers at 2012 ALHC.
Give yourself a Christmas present and buy your ALHC pass now. It’s $115 until Nov. 30 at midnight. And if you have a group you’d like to put togetehr there’s always the Lay-a-Way plan That option is available via Paypal or credit card by phone. You lock in the lowere rate with the lay-a-way plan.]]>
We’ll be at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Airport. Rooms are $109 until April 20.
You can find the event on Facebook too. Discount rate for passes is $99 for the first 20 to sign up. We’re already half way there. Couple’s contest entry is complimentary through March 31.
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Join Skye Humphries and Naomi Uyama for their first Detroit Lindy Workshop. Skye and Naomi are two of the best dancers America has to offer. Classes are all day on Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9. Find the class schedule at http://artspectrum.org/DLW_Class_Schedule.doc (Individual classes may be purchased for $15 each.)
Sign-up at http://artspectrum.org/registration.htm
Printable registration forms available at the online form
Skye Humphries has taught & performed all over the world. She is a versatile & creative dancer who emphasizes fun, energetic social dancing with strong partner connection, solid technique, innovative moves & musicality.
Over the last decade Naomi Uyama has taught workshops all over the world. She has won titles at the American Lindy Hop Championships, Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown and the U.S. Open Swing Dance Championships.
Jon Ross and Sue Gar have been dancing, performing and teaching swing for over 15 years. They have created their own style called Club Swing. Club Swing allows you to go to more clubs to dance more styles of music and most importantly look good while you’re doing it.
Paulette Brockington introduced the first workshops in the area. Known for her musicality and versatility she has won World Fast Championship, World Swing Dance Championships and other titles since she started dancing, performing and teaching swing dance styles in the U.S. & abroad.
Want to stay in the D? We have a group rate at the Hotel St. Regis, 3071 W. Grand Blvd., about a mile from our workshop location at the International Institute, 111 E. Kirby at John R., Detroit 48202. You can also come in a day early at the same rate. If you are and you’d like to party let us know. Call 1-313-873-3000 to make a reservation. Our rate is $79 a night + tax per single/double. If you’d like a suite they will be $129 a night.
Let us know you’re coming. RSVP on our Facebook event page by clicking on the link below.
WHITE ROSE NEW YEAR’S EVE Swing Dance Party in Historic Downtown York, Pennsylvania December 31, 2010 -January 1st, 2011
Where is York, PA? Right smack in the middle of Amish country, 20 minutes from Harrisburg, approximately 45 minutes from Baltimore, 1.5 hours from Philly, and 2 hours from Washington, DC. We’re South Central Pennsylvania’s best-kept secret when it comes to super Lindy Hop, Balboa, and our new Blues Incubator with Wednesday Swing and Blues! Find out why we’ve been a hot New Year’s Eve destination for the last 8 years!
THREE DIFFERENT DANCES:
Afternoon Vintage Tea Dance
Main Evening Dance at the Valencia Ballroom with the Boilermaker Jazz Band
Late Night DJ Dance at the Women’s Club of York
THREE BEAUTIFUL VENUES:
Studio 324: Home of the York Swing Dance Club 324 West Market Street, York, PA 17410
The Historic Valencia Ballroom 142 North George Street, York, PA 17401
The Women’s Club of York 228 East Market Street, York, PA 17403
PRICING: $35 until midnight Friday 11/26, then $45. At the door: $50. ( Includes all three dances, no discounts for dances unattended.)
Afternoon Tea Dance: STUDIO 324 2-4 PM At the door: $6/$5 with student ID
Evening Dance: VALENCIA BALLROOM with the BOILERMAKER JAZZ BAND Doors open at 7:30. Beginner lesson 8-9, Boilermakers 9-1.
Late Night Dance: WOMEN’S CLUB OF YORK 1-5AM. At the door: $6/$5 with student ID
Buy Tickets at Studio 324 during open hours or online at: http://www.yorkswing.org
All venues are located in historic downtown York within walking distance of each other. All have great wood floors and are close to area restaurants and parking.
The York Swing Dance Club, Inc Studio 324 324 West Market Street, York, PA 17401 (717) 332-8334]]>
We are proud to bring you both old and new favorites for an unforgettable weekend!
Dr. Nelson Harrison’s Blue to the Bone
Jimmy Sapienza’s Five Guys Named Moe
The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
The Solomon Douglas Quartet
The Boilermaker Jazz Band
Rick Matt’s Little Big Band
St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall
Carnegie Mellon University Rangos Ballroom
Same as last year. Can you believe it?
$55 for entire weekend, registering before Oct. 31
$65 for entire weekend, registering after Oct. 31
Provided if requested with paid registration.
Begins in a few weeks. Keep watching for updates!
Will be updated soon. Save the link:
Facebook Event Page
info2010 at pittstoplindyhop dot com
Lisa Matt 412-260-2216
Weekend passes are currently on sale for $99 through June 27 to celebrate our 13th anniversary. Buy passes at http://artspectrum.org/alhcregistration.htm
Teacher, judges and support staff include
Jeramie Anderson, Bril Barrett, Paulette Brockington, Joel Domoe, Jenny Francois, Ryan Francois, Tony Fraser, Cindy Garnder, Terry Gardner, Nathalie Gomes, Bill Gore, Kate Hedin, Gina Helfinch, Cheryl Henry, Yuval Hod, Laura Jeffers, Jim Jackson, Daniel Newsome, Tomo Tanaka, Rob Szarka, Bobby White, Chester Whitemore, Karen Callaway Williams, Charlie Wyler and others.
This year in addition to the regular competitions we are having a Tap dance workshop on Saturday and Sunday that leads up to the Tap Dance Division. Last year’s Collegiate Team competition will be back along with a reconstituted Junior Swing Division. If you know juniors or tap dancers please pass this info on to them.]]>
Atlanta’s ultimate dance party is back!
This year’s event is going to be something special. Here’s some of the cool stuff to expect at Swing & Soul 2010:
- 3 Soul-filled nights in the ATL
- Dancing Friday, Saturday, & Sunday from 8pm until the wee hours of the morning
- Midnight soul food buffet on Friday & Saturday (with bomb ass fried chicken and vegetarian food too)
- New this year ! Brunch will be served on Saturday and Sunday during the Soul Session talks!
Amazing special guests including:
• Bob Babbitt - Grammy award winning Bassist and member of the legendary Funk Brothers, Motown’s house band that played on all the hits!
• Rob Bowman - Grammy award-winning author of Soulsville U.S.A. the Story of Stax Records.
• Ramiro Gonzalez - Dancer/instructor/entertainer and all around bad ass. If you’ve never experienced Ramiro, you are in for something special!
Beginning Lindy Hop - View Trailer
This DVD will make learning Lindy Hop easier than ever. Whether you are a new dancer or an experienced teacher looking for new strategies of teaching, Beginning Lindy Hop with Joe and Nelle effectively breaks down the Lindy Hop basics. In one hour, you will learn 9 moves and stylizations building up to and including the Lindy Hop swing out! http://www.joeandnelle.com/instructional_dvd.html
Drag Blues - View Trailer
DVD 1: Drag Blues
This introductory video will provide an excellent foundation in Drag Blues while furthering your skills and appreciation of its vibrant possibilities. You will learn fundamental movements and techniques along with dynamic combinations that focus on partner connection.
DVD 2: Moves for Drag Blues
Moves for Drag Blues centers on difficult moves and combinations with a focus on partnered connection and momentum flow. Take your blues dancing to the next level with these dynamic movements!
About Joe DeMers and Nelle Hatley
Two of Denver’s best instructors, Joe and Nelle are known for being very versatile dancers ranging from modern jazz to vintage blues to performance lindy hop. They possess an aesthetic quality that flourishes as a dance couple. They continually train, travel and teach worldwide, study swing dance history and clips, choreograph, perform, and innovate new dance movements and techniques. They pride themselves with basing their dancing on original styles while continually striving for new ideas. Their dancing is a perfect combination of beauty and style.
In addition to their powerful presence, movement and technique, Joe and Nelle are masters at making the simplest of moves stand out. Not only are they great dancers, they are great teachers that effectively break down unique and advanced concepts. Joe and Nelle are passionate about sharing their understanding of all the details that create a good connection between partners and give the most energy to the dance.
They have been competing since 2003, and have taken home several National Championship titles while also dancing on the 4-time International Championship team, 23 Skidoo. Also, they have taught all over the United States, Europe and Asia. Check them out at http://www.joeandnelle.com.]]>
More details are coming soon, so keep checking for updates at http://www.coalcountry.org.
Also, be sure to visit the Killer Dillers’ website at http://www.killerdillers.com.]]>