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The Buzz: Toronto’s Quest for Gender Neutrality

The Buzz: Toronto’s Quest for Gender Neutrality

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Happy Pride! In celebration of inclusivity and openness within the swing dance community, here are some of my thoughts on gender roles within swing dancing.The swing dance community is very supportive of the idea that the dance roles of following and leading are not inherently tied ...
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Project Q – Niagara Edition

Project Q – Niagara Edition

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 This entry was posted on February 21, 2012, in Bees' Knees Dance and tagged family day,project q. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment (Edit)  My good friend Krister is both a swing dancer and a Quantum Physicist. He’s running a really exciting project –Project Q!Here’s his ...
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My Lindy Hop Legacy – 11 Years of Bees’ Knees Dance!

My Lindy Hop Legacy – 11 Years of Bees’ Knees Dance!

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 Pop by and check out more of our Blog Posts here.It's hard to believe that it's been eleven years. Eleven years to the day since I taught my first Lindy Hop class; actually it was Big Apple lesson. When I started dancing, I certainly wasn't a natural and wouldn't have expected to become an instruc ...
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Men’s Swing Dance Clothing

Men’s Swing Dance Clothing

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Pop by and check out more of our Blog Posts here.Recently, I wrote a blog entry entitled How To Build Your Personal Swing Wardrobe but it was basically geared toward women's swing dance clothing and neglected the men. I thought that I should rectify this omission by asking one of the biggest enthusi ...
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Winter 2011 – Advanced Opportunities

Winter 2011 – Advanced Opportunities

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Pop by and check out more of our Blog Posts here.This January, Bees' Knees Dance will be offering two opportunities for Advanced Lindy Hoppers!We've wanted to offer more of these kinds of opportunities for a while. One of the primary reasons that we haven't is that Advanced opportunities don't work ...
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Guide for Swing Dance Shoes & Lindy Hop Shoes

Guide for Swing Dance Shoes & Lindy Hop Shoes

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Pop by and check out more of our Blog Posts here.Alright, it's time to lay down the law about swing dance shoes.What are the best swing dance shoes? What are the best Lindy Hop shoes? What kind of shoes should I buy? Where should I get them? Good questions!Here are my recommendations for swing dance ...
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Great Swing Dance Night in Toronto – Phil comments

Great Swing Dance Night in Toronto – Phil comments

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Hey all,   Wow!  What a night at Dovercourt last Saturday.  Up Jumped Swing was the band (one of my favourites) and we had a special treat to top it all off.  During the band’s last few songs, one of the world’s top tap dancers, Joseph Wiggan, showed up at the dance.  Just as Up Jumped Swin ...
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Korea so far – Rock n’ Roll dance workshops September 2010

Korea so far – Rock n’ Roll dance workshops September 2010

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I arrived in Seoul, Korea late on Wednesday after a pretty decent flight, all things considered. United does NOT have the nice individual television screens that I've gotten so used to. That was a shame. Grumble grumble. But my new travel pillow is awesome.I'm here to teach Rock n' Roll dance worksh ...
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