Jo and Kevin live and breathe Lindy Hop with their passion for celebrating life through dance. They travel globally teaching and performing dances from the Jazz Era of the 1920's to 1940's. Since their partnership began in 2007 they have taught in 28 Countries across 5 continents including North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Together they hold titles at the International Lindy Hop Championships, European Swing Dance Championships, American Lindy Hop Championship, Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown, Camp Hollywood and Camp Jitterbug. With clear and humorous instruction, these two creative and versatile dancers will entertain, inspire and help you become the best dancer you can be. They are striving to change the world...one rock step at a time.
INSTRUCTIONAL DVD's ON SALE NOW
SPINNING AND TURNING
I Turned You Twice, Don't Make Me Turn You Again
Are you ready for an in-depth video specific to the turning habits of lindy hoppers? Well we certainly hope so, because as a street dance Lindy Hop has no official rules, but there are definitely some techniques that work better than others. Have you asked yourself if you know how to lead/follow turns with triple steps vs. walking vs. half time recently?
Triple Steps, Rock Steps & Weight Changes
Not only is technique super cool, but it's truly the way to becoming a better dancer. Well guess what, compadre? You've just stumbled upon the DVD that's going to change how you think about your basics. Are you ready to have your world rocked, one rock step at a time? F#%k Yeah!
Kick Longer, Harder & Faster
If you're ready to fall down the Partnered Charleston rabbit hole, then get ready to delve in! Inside this plastic box is a laser disk detailing the ins & outs and ups & downs of leading and following Charleston in multiple positions. Learn to be relaxed while moving at faster, upbeat tempos while still maintaining your improvisational pizazz.
PEACOCKING AND PRIMPING
Strutting and Lazy Fast Dancing
Somewhere between classic Lindy Hop and Charleston lies this material: Strutting and Lazy Fast Dancing. It’s "Lindy Charleston", if you will. Perfect for those times when the music is pumping, but you want to look relaxed while still throwing down attitude and style.
Holding On For Dear Life
Everyone is talking about "stretching" these days. Have you heard about it? What does it all mean? Well, it just so happens that you've found an answer to your question. Kevin and Jo will take stretching so far, it becomes.... wait for it.....counterbalance.
Swivels, Switches and Slides
This video does not focus on basic follow technique, but instead on VIVACIOUS VARIATIONS which will give you flair and fancy. In this DVD, Jo takes you though some of the hallmark variations that every follower should know. Jo begins with breaking down how she looks at the swing out, holds her body, and uses arm tension.
FOR LEADERS ONLY
Lindy Hop Styling For Men
Kevin St. Laurent is "The Balls." As a globally renowned lindy hop instructor and hat tricker extraordinaire, he and his sassy (and silent) teaching assistant, Jo Hoffberg, will show you variations and swing out styling that will make other leaders envious.