Category Archives: Dancing

DCLX Swing dancing in Dupont

I went to a single DCLX event this last weekend. Swing dancing (or probably dancing of any kind) on concrete is not fun to the feet or the ankles. I’m sure my footwork was a bit off, but I had … Continue reading

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This Week in Swing

My intermediate class was pretty laid back this week. We sort of just reviewed a bunch of materials and talked a little bit about “musicality”. Musicality meaning the flow and rhythm of music and trying to match some dance moves … Continue reading

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Swing dancing and forgiving your partner

Class was very productive this week. We reviewed the flying lindy, and I did not drop anyone this time. It wasn’t REALLY a review, since half the class that was there this week had missed the previous week. We did … Continue reading

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Drop her like she’s hot

This week I have some real treats for you.  I actually had my instructors record some videos of us doing the moves we were learning in class on Sunday.  Much to my chagrin, when they were recording myself with my … Continue reading

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The Weekly Swingaru

I keep meaning to get someone to take a picture of me doing some sort of move to put up here on the blog.  Swing moves are so photogenic, even the people don’t need to be.  Next time,  I must … Continue reading

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Swingin’ Intermediate style’

Yesterday marked the beginning of the Intermediate level swing dancing classes.  Yet again, a big thanks to Lily and Doug.  This will be my last thanks to Doug for a while though, as he is too famous to teach classes … Continue reading

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Swing Dancing Madness/Bonanza

The last week saw a huge change in my new normal weekly routine (which has mostly involved going over to various nerdy friends houses and playing any variety of board/card/miniatures games). I threw a wrench in the works and went … Continue reading

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