Online Jazz (Vernacular) Dance Lesson Video: Al Minns Squat Charleston

Lesson Info

This flashy lesson teaches Squat Charleston as done by Al Minns in The Spirit Moves vol. 2 where his body is almost parallel to floor and has a whirlwind leg motion.Instruction includes detailed breakdown of all the components (squat, whirlwind motion, supporting foot motion, arm movement), advice for giving it the power and desired look, important timing details for feet and arms, and everything you need to to insert this riff into your routines and solo improvisations!

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Instructors: Nathan Bugh
Level: 4
Duration: 8:03

Song: I've Got Rhythm

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Nathan Bugh New York, NY, United States

Instructor Name Nathan Bugh
Dance Styles: Vintage Dances, Partner Charleston, Lindy Hop, Tap, Jazz (Vernacular), Blues
Teaches with: Evita Arce, Giselle Anguizola
Available lessons: 150 Lessons, 35 Lesson Packs
Hailing From New York, NY, United States
Instructor Contact Email Nathan Bugh

Nathan Bugh is known by his students as an insightful and thorough communicator. Nathan has been teaching dance professionally since 2002 and has taught at a wide variety of camps and venues, such as Swing Out New Hampshire, Providence Swings, the Rudolstadt Festival of Germany, Dance Flurry, The Fieldston School, and The Juilliard School. He has been a guest of several artist-in-residence programs and teaches weekly classes at Dance Manhattan, Columbia University Swing Club, Swing 46, and the Vanaver Caravan Institute.

Nathan performed with the Vanaver Caravan at the Rudolstadt Festival and in a televised concert in the Redlands, California. He danced Lindy Hop in Noemi LaFrance's site-specific odyssey, Agora II. He frequently performs for New York City organizations and has appeared in many of New York's exciting public venues, like Pier 54, The NYC Dance Parade, Lincoln Center, and Spiegelworld.

Nathan also holds 1st-3rd place awards in multiple Lindy Hop, Charleston, and Cabaret competitions. He began his Lindy Hop training in 1998 with Tina Morales and Carnell Pipkin, and studied Tap with Robert L. Reed. Nathan holds a bachelor's degree in music from Oklahoma City University and a master's degree from The Juilliard School. His extensive music training allows him to count ANYTHING.

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