Online Lindy Hop Dance Lesson Video: Adding Beats To Basics

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Many followers, and leaders, complain a lack of personal freedom. HOW do great dancers find time for their variations? This lesson is a fantastic place to start. Giselle and Nathan like to create much space for each other to improvise, and they will share their strategies, techniques, and moves with you in this lesson.

Price: $1.99
Genre: Lindy Hop
Level: 3
Duration: 7:05

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Nathan Bugh, Online Dance Teacher Profile
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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.

Giselle Anguizola

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Giselle has been a pioneer and a unique voice in the Lindy community for over a decade. She has appeared at New Orleans Jazz Fest with Miss Sophie Lee and was featured on the television show, After The Catch. An experienced instructor, she has taught at key dance events including Herrang Dance Camp in Sweden. Giselle is also the founder of Girl Jam, the first dance festival devoted to honoring women in jazz music and dance. She spends her weekends performing on the streets of New Orleans, captivating passersby with her distinctive, rhythmic style.

Giselle is a traditional jazz dancer that is well versed in early American vernacular dance. She has dedicated herself to the preservation of this art form as a researcher and instructor. Her passion for history has allowed her to meet and study with influential dancers from various generations, such as Dr. Jeni Legon, Frankie Manning, Norma Miller, and Chester Whitmore. She is an internationally known instructor, performer, choreographer, competitor, judge, social dancer, and DJ. She has been an organizer and participant of several swing dance clubs, festivals and events throughout the world since 1999.

Affiliations include the San Diego Lindy Hop Society, Los Angeles Lindy Exchange, Mad-Dog dance troupe, SoCal Sugar Babies chorus, Cherries Jubilee chorus, and Olio The Show, a modern day jazz production. She is founder of Girl Jams; festivals dedicated to honoring women in jazz music and dance history. She has taught students of all ages and levels at the Firehouse Swing School, The Wood Room, Keiller Leadership Academy, Centro Cultural de la Raza, and the University of CA Irvine. She has taught at well-known dance camps and music festivals, such as French Quarter Festival and Satchmo Festival. She has performed at Jazz Fest with Miss Sophie Lee and has been featured on the television show, "After the Catch". Giselle currently lives in New Orleans, working with traditional jazz bands on a regular basis. She teaches and performs with the NOLA Jitterbugs Dance School/LLC and is member of the Wild Dominos dance troupe. Giselle acts as participating board member of the NOLA Jitterbugs Initiative, a non-profit that builds stronger community through social dance.




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