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Sweet Georgia Blues – Rediscovering the Blues

Darn writer’s block. I’ve been trying to craft an opening paragraph about Sweet Georgia Blues, but it’s proving difficult. 8 opening sentences later, I’m still running dry. How do I describe a weekend that was both torturous and invigorating? My … Continue reading

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Prague – 16 Teaching Hours Made Easy

How do you recap teaching 16 hours? 7 blues, 5 west coast swing, 4 lindy hop. 2 hours private lesson, 2 hours group private lesson, 1 hour taster class, 11 hours workshops. Ok, clearly there are a few ways to … Continue reading

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Sideways 2013 – Loose in Lucerne

Look at us! Sideways in Lucerne. This was my second year teaching for Sideways, ran by Judith Estermann and Nadine Haller. Sideways is billed as a social dance event for lindy hoppers and blues dancers. There is much social dancing … Continue reading

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More is Less is More – thoughts from Zurich

The familiar adage begins “less is more”. My recent Zurich west coast swing teaching experience speaks differently – more is less then is more. Confusing? Allow me to explain. I taught west coast swing workshops with Elissa Gutterman from Tel … Continue reading

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Exploring the UK – Oxford, Durham & Newcastle

Wow! The last week has been crazy. I just returned from Bestival, an outdoor music festival like no other. More on that later, but it seriously delayed any attempts to capture my recent UK travels. I visited Oxford August 28 … Continue reading

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