To all the local dancing machines, and anyone with a competitive spirit, it’s time to shine those dancing shoes and get ready for the very special Atomic Ballroom Classic, happening on Saturday, February 27th. This isn’t just your ordinary dance competition, as it’s ultra inclusive, ultra fun, and ultra easy to enter!
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For years, many have wondered why dance is not yet an Olympic sport. Although petitions have been put forward and it will likely happen at some point in the near future, thus far, this is not yet the case. However, the introduction of the Inaugural dance challenge at the opening ceremony for this years Special […]
Ten years ago, the average American didn’t know much about the ins and outs of the dance world. In fact, most people wouldn’t have been able to name the different dance styles, much less recognize the main differences between them. However nowadays with popular competition shows everywhere, the average non-dancing person now now has some […]
If you’re not a Lindy Hopper, or maybe you are new to the scene, you may not have heard that hundreds of swing dancers gathered in Los Angeles this Labor Day weekend at an event called Camp Hollywood. You may also not have heard, that dancers at ATOMIC Ballroom, killed it this weekend at said […]
Congratulations to all the US Open Swing Dance Championship competitors and award winners!! Orange County and Atomic Ballroom Family Members made a strong showing, with Atomic Owners Nikki and Shesha Marvin taking 1st in the Strictly Lindy contest together. And they placed 1st and 2nd with their respective partners in the Lindy Showcase division!
The Lindy Hop Showcase…2 to 4 minutes of no-holds car choreographed routines offering precision partnering, musicality, and above all, INNOVATIVE & INSPIRED dance skills. In contrast to the Strictly Lindy Competitions – where partners mainly improvise their steps and aerials to the music provided – or the Classic Divisions – where partners perform choreographed routines […]