Featured Blog Posts
FRANKIE MANNING: THE PASSION
What is it like for a new dancer to learn lindy hop in today’s landscape? Adam Milligan from Northern Ireland shares his experience and passion in this blog post.
“…it’s safe to say I’m hooked on lindy hop but I’m also keen to learn more about its background and those who shaped it and there are obviously none greater in the lindy hop pantheon than Frankie Manning…”
Read Adam’s guest blog post here.
SWING FOR KIDS: INSPIRE AND EMPOWER
In this blog post, guest writer Kim Kays tells us about the new Non-Profit swing dance group in Chicago called Swing for Kids.
“I started integrating Swing Dance into my elementary and middle school music classes, and was blown away by the results. Not only did my students love the music and history of Swing, while learning this fun new skill, they developed discipline, teamwork, and creativity. I saw students who rarely spoke, helping each other get that pesky rock step. …”
Read the full Swing for Kids blog post here.
THE HARLEM SWING DANCE SOCIETY – WZUP IN HARLEM
Get the latest update about what’s going on in Harlem in this guest blog post by Barbara A. Jones.
“Mr. Charles Dorkins is an accomplished film maker, historian, photographer, writer, Tuskegee Airman and more. He has traveled the world, and at 93 years old he is full of wit, wisdom and humor… and still “runs around” with no cane, glasses or hearing aid (but he does have his trusty red classic Ford Pinto). …”
Read the latest update from The Harlem Swing Dance Society here.