Category Local LA & OC

Best Local Events

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Article by: Sierra Kane

Around Los Angeles and Orange County you can find swing dancing almost night of the week! Sometimes it’s difficult to choose which events to attend. Below is a list my top picks.

Lindy Groove Halloween


Each year they host a great Halloween party with a costume contest. Most of the best creative costumes I have ever seen I have seen here.

Inspiration Weekend

Orange County

This weekend brings in a lot great instructors. You can get a lot of great instruction and social dancing at a relatively low cost. It also boasts fun competitions.

Joe’s Great American Bar and Grill Happy Feet Mondays


A great local venue that always has great live music. It’s a bar and restaurant so it’s a good place to bring non-dancers...

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Great Local Instructors

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Article by: Sierra Kane

Many local swing dancers know that in Southern California we are spoiled with a large community of advanced social dancers who regularly go out dancing. I believe this is because Southern California is the home of the “Pros”. Many internationally recognized professional Lindy and Balboa teachers call Los Angeles and Orange County their home, and we are happy to have them! No matter what level you are at every dancer could benefit from the occasional group or private lesson. Below is a list of a few highly recommended local instructors.

Great Teacher:

Laura Keat- Laura is one of the best at communicating the focus or emphasis of each lesson. She helps you really feel like you have comprehended the material and have something to take away...

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