Are you a great follow? 3 ways to know

To Skye Humphries a great follow is someone who… …enjoy the music. “Lindy hop is an expression of the music and what we individually hear. Even if I am dancing with a beginner, I will enjoy the dance if they are listening to the music.” …are independent in the dance. ”I love to feel that the dance is a meeting of two individuals. …have a love of movement. “It’s great to dance with someone who gets a similar thrill from moving their body across the floor.”   Dela det här:Klicka för att dela på Twitter (Öppnas i ett nytt fönster)Klicka för...

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Don´t miss out! Greenwood Swingout

26th of May, in Tulsa! Jamin Jackson is your host. Be there or be square! 4 reasons why you should not miss out: Greenwood Swingout is known in Tulsa for it´s inviting culture, diversity and kindness. ”I hate boasting those qualities becous it should be normal. However, amplify those attributes with a collective body of people from the region all coming to jam together for a weekend.” There are no cliques, kitty corners, teacher worship and fill in the blank with whatever people issues often plaguing events. International instructors, live bands, social dancing and city excursions. All this is so much better without the unnecessary people...

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TOP-3-LIST: World’s most equal swing cities

“Vintage attributes or gender are usually less important in those cities”, says DecaVitas, the only same sex professional swing dancers in the world, based in Sweden. According to the duo these are the world’s most equal swing places: San Francisco, the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California. Check out this links if you want so swing out in San Francisco and the peninsula: 1 – san francisco lindy 2 – lindy list.com 3 – catscornersf.com 4 – swingornothing.com Seattle, the seaport city on the west coast of the United States. Check out this links if you want so swing out in Seattle: 1...

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TOP-3-LIST: Best swing cities in the world

LENNART WESTERLUND´S FAVORITES Seoul, Korea Dancing Lindy hop in Seoul is completely crazy, in a good way. People let themselves go! They show a lot of feeling, sweat and passion. The attitude is reminiscent of Lindy hopers during its heyday. Close, sweaty and a freakin grove. Seoul is a home of lot of really good dancers.   Vilnius, Lithuania Good dancer, close to my home in Sweden and no fuss, no rebuke is added. Like it!   Stockholm, Sweden My hometown and where Chicago dance studio is located. Obviously you need to go here! Dela det här:Klicka för att dela på Twitter (Öppnas i...

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SHOES–ALICE MEI`S CHOICE

ALICE FAVORITE SHOES are pretty, stable and not too sticky, nor too slippery. ”I always pack a lot of shoes when I travel. It is a headache because the shoes need to match the floor, my mood, and also my clothing.” Remix. I like and wear Remix shoes a lot. www.remixvintageshoes.com you also find them at www.revival-retro.com Slide & swing are comfy, I wear them for my teaching. Even the ones with heels are comfy www.slideandswing.es Made in lindy – custom made shoes. You can choose the color, height of your heal and everything. www.made-in-lindy.myshopify.com Chloe Hong – really pretty clothes and shoes but I haven’t...

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