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Posts Tagged ‘community’

The Floor Improv Nights: Dance, Music, Community!

Since 2008, dancers, musicians and vocalists have been coming together for a one of a kind jam session in a magical space simply known as THE FLOOR. Born from the concept of blending diverse artists together, where they fuse their talents in an improvisational setting, a unique forum was born, attracting some of the most eclectic […]

Camp Hollywood XVII: An OC Takeover!

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 […]

The Giant Swing Resources Blog Post

Have you ever wanted to find something swing related and weren’t sure where to go? So you start on Google and all you end up with is ads and frustration. Most of the websites are just regurgitations of the same old boring stuff. Fear no more swing addict! The following is a compilation of some […]

Trisha Pollock: She Makes Things Happen

The heading on Trisha Pollock’s business card reads “I make things happen” and it’s so true.  Within a few minutes of talking to Trisha one Big Band Friday night at ATOMIC she got a couple an introductory dance lesson, helped usher people in at the front desk, and chatted with another student before her first […]

Bomb’s Away! Lindy Bomb Your World

Is it a bird?  Is it a plane?  No, it’s a Lindy Hopper! Lindy Bombing simply means to swing dance at a venue that you normally would not swing dance (Lindy Hop) at, such as a park, a restaurant or the movie theater, just to name a few.  I can personally say that I have […]

I am a Lindy Hopper

Lindy Hop ROCKS!

Lindy Hop ROCKS!

I am a Lindy Hopper. Although I continually want to improve my dancing, I’m very happy with how far I’ve come in the last two years and am eager to continue. But I would not be where I am today without a lot of help from a lot of people. That commitment to me as a part of the Lindy Hop community is built through the generosity of knowledge and talent from other dancers and the interpersonal nature of the dance itself.