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Online Jazz (vernacular) Dance Lesson Video: Leon James Hook Charleston

Lesson Info

This lesson teaches a powerful Charleston step as executed by Leon James in The Spirit Moves vol. 2. Breakdown explains how James gets two kicks out of 1st kick of pattern by moving his body in a particular way, gives you all the essential timing and footwork details, some crucial tips for supporting-foot movement, and is chock full of classic styling to help you match your movement to the original footage.

Price: $1.99
Instructors: Nathan Bugh
Level: 3
Duration: 5:01

Song: There'll Be Some Changes Made

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Nathan Bugh New York, NY, United States

Nathan Bugh, Online Dance Teacher Profile
Dance Styles: Vintage Dances Partner Charleston Lindy Hop Tap Jazz (vernacular) Blues
Teaches with: Evita Arce Giselle Anguizola
Available Lessons: 151 Dance Lessons
Available Lessons Packs: 35 Dance Lesson Packs
Hailing From New York, NY, United States

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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