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Adam Brozowski

Adam Brozowski is a professional choreographer, dancer, and teacher specializing in “Jazz Age” American dance forms: Lindy Hop, Charleston, Balboa, Slow Drag (or Blues), and Tap. Based in Seattle Washington, Adam spends his year traveling around the world teaching, choreographing and performing. He holds titles from the International Lindy Hop Championships, European Swing Dance Championships and is an […]

Jenny Sowden

“You are truth in motion when you dance, Ms S.” – Jason ​ Jenny Sowden is an award winning, full-time, international dance instructor based in New York City where she is the managing director of Brooklyn Swings and nycBABBLE.com. Jenny has been training in dance for over twenty-five years and teaching for over twenty, with […]

Dan Repsch

“[Dan Repsch] personifies the joy of dance with every step he takes on the dance floor and every word of encouragement in his classes.” – Brad Woodworth Dan is immersed in the music and the movement. He constantly travels to continue learning, happily sharing his ideas along the way. In his teaching, Dan’s enthusiastic approach […]

Samuel Coleman

Samuel Coleman (Herrang Ambassador, 2011) of New York City is an impeccably dressed vintage fashion plate – and so much more.  He continuously attracts new African-American dancers of all ages into lindy hop through his classes in Harlem and his outreach to dancers at Alvin Ailey School, where he works. Samuel had such a great time at Herrang […]

Laura Keat

Laura Keat began her swing dance career in Denver when she joined the award-winning Lindy Hop performance team, 23 Skidoo! She immediately developed a passion for the art of swing dancing. Ever the disciplined student and skilled competitor, Laura began winning national titles and gaining recognition as a championship lindy hop follow with an independent […]

AVS Teaching Philosophy

  “We at Atlanta Varsity Showdown believe in developing a well-rounded dancer by exposing students to multiple vintage dance styles in addition to a strong foundation in those dance forms.  Through this we hope for students to discover themselves in the dance and be able to truly dance what they feel.  We seek for our […]

Dawn Hampton teaching about “Feeling the Beat”

Dance what you feel. Here is a video of Dawn Hampton from 1990 at Herrang.  She is talking about dancing with the beat, but it is also referring to respecting the moment.  She obviously doesn’t believe in dancing from a script of moves but absorbing the influences present at that time, and letting them be […]