Jaya Dorf Asheville, NC, United States

Instructor Name Jaya Dorf
Dance Styles: Partner Charleston, Lindy Hop
Teaches with: Michael Gamble, Bill Borgida
Available lessons: 21 Lessons, 11 Lesson Packs
Hailing From Asheville, NC, United States
Instructor Contact Email Jaya Dorf

Along with her husband Michael Gamble, Jaya has devoted herself to the growth of the Lindy Hop community. In addition to organizing Lindy Focus, Sugar Foot Stomp, Southern Belle Swing Bash and Enter the Blues, she has taught workshops in over 25 US cities, and has sought relentlessly to spread awareness of Lindy Hop and to cultivate its tradition and technique. She has helped to facilitate and judge a variety of contests of every style associated with the Lindy Hop world.

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A Perfect Swingout part 1

615
Nothing gets you inside the head of a...
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Beginner Lindy Hop 1 - Rhyt...

772
In this lesson we tackle the rhythmic...
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A Perfect Swingout part 2

616
In this continued exploration of the ...
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Rockin' out with Rock Steps

618
This is a complete study of rock step...
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Beginner Lindy Hop 2 - Circ...

773
In this lesson we expand upon the cor...
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Perfect Out-Connection

614
Thousands of moves take advantage of ...
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Tandem Charleston Basics

782
Learning Tandem Charleston (also call...
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Perfect In-Connection

613
Thousands of moves take advantage of ...
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Beginner Lindy Hop 7 - Outs...

778
Once you're comfortable with your Lin...
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Beginner Lindy Hop 4 - Swin...

775
This lesson shows you how to combine ...
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Beginner Lindy Hop 6 - Swin...

777
The Swingout is, according to most pe...
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Beginner Lindy Hop 5 - Circ...

776
The Circle from Open is your number o...
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Beginner Lindy Hop 3 - Down...

774
Whereas the last lesson focused on th...
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Argentine Fishtail

611
This lesson takes the idea of Ochos f...
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Pop Turn

617
To the naked eye, a simple six count ...
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Can't Believe He Just Did That

612
This lesson takes a basic tuck turn a...
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The Swim

619
Much more than just a single move, th...
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Double Tuck Turn from Closed

780
Expanding upon your 8 count repertoir...
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Texas Tommy (Apache)

783
Once you become familiar with the con...
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Partner Charleston Basic (S...

781
Charleston done in side-by-side, 1930...
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Charleston Open-Ups (Side-b...

779
This unavoidably classic pattern is o...
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Jaya Dorf's Dance Packs By Style

Partner Charleston

12
2 Partner Charleston Dance Packs
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Lindy Hop

18
9 Lindy Hop Dance Packs
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Jaya Dorf's Lessons By Dance Style

Partner Charleston

12
3 Partner Charleston Dance Lessons
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Lindy Hop

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18 Lindy Hop Dance Lessons
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