Tag Archive: Jo Hoffberg

Move of the week #3: Twisting Sugar Push Lunge

The Move of the Week! Twisting Sugar Push Lunge Level 3 Lesson description: The mythical magic of the sugar push. When the connection feels correct, variations feel like butter. Leaders need to be open and receptive to their follows movement and creativity. If someone brings the push, the other can bring the sugar. Log on […]

Move of the Week #2: The Sugar Push Chest Lead

Have you checked out iLindy.com yet? This week’s featured move: The Sugar Push Chest Lead, Level 2 Log on to www.ilindy.com, create a free account, and get inspired! This video features the the music of the one and only Michael Gamble and the Rhythm Serenaders #MoveoftheWeek #iLindy #KevinandJo #LindyHop #LearntoSwing #LearntoDance

Havin’ a Good Time!

Let’s start with why I had the BEST time at Lindy Focus this year. Yes, the music was out-of-this world amazing (I’m not exaggerating – it was ridiculous!), many of my friends were there, I had some awesome dances, I taught some sweet classes, and I got to perform along side some amazing ladies, but really, […]

April Artists – Day 24 – Stephen Peaster

I’m a professional ballroom dance instructor, and traditional/digital, I love West and East Coast Swing, Lindy, and many other dances! My art is inspired by all things awesome! Primarily dance and people. Every dance and every dancer has the ability to express so much about the human experience in a language that can’t really be […]

Thank you for the Birthday Wishes!!

February 5, 2014 | Filed Under: Musings
Tagged: 2014 Happy Birthday Jo Hoffberg

Dear Everybody who wished me “Happy Birthday,” Thank you for all of the kind wishes, positive juju, and worldly kisses you sent my way. I felt very loved and appreciated! Much love, Jo *************************** Here are a few pictures from the night of my birthday jam at Swing Maniacs!!

Lone Star Championships at Lindyfest 2013

Some personal highlights of the weekend, captured on film: Performance on Friday Night This is the second time we’ve performed this and I have to say and I freaking thrilled that we hit it (particularly in comparison to our first time out). Thank goodness!! And a huge shout out to Ben Lurman for helping with […]

My Russian Ladies

A few days ago, at the Moscow Christmas Dance Camp, four lovely ladies banded together to strut their stuff! Alice and I first performed this in April 2012, so we were pretty solid on the choreography. A few weeks prior to camp, Alevtina started learning the routine and created formation changes for the group. Two […]

How to Learn Choreo off of Video

It’s that time of year again, when many of the instructors at Lindy Focus are working on choreography either for an evening performance or the grand New Years Eve show. Since I, too, am working on learning choreography, I figured I’d share my process with you. Truth be told, I’d much prefer to learn choreography […]


October 24, 2012 | Filed Under: Tights
Tagged: hosiery Jo Hoffberg outfit pantyhose shopping stocking tights

I like tights. Who am I kidding, I LOVE tights. I think they help complete an outfit, can be worn year around, and make your legs look fancy!! I’ve had a number of ladies ask me where I get my tights, so I figured I’d give you the list!! Firstly, if you need some Tight […]

SF Girl Jam 2012

This past weekend I was invited to teach at SF Girl Jam, a fantastic event presented by The 9:20 Special and Epic Swing. I had the pleasure teaching along side: Laura Keat, Gabby Cook, Giselle Anguizola, Amanda Sharp, Ann Mony, Audrey Kanemoto, Heidi Fite, Jean Ma, Jenna Chalmers, Nicole Frydman, and Manu Smith.

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