Bluesy Buenos Aires

Yes – tango and dulce de leche. SO MUCH dulce de leche. But for me Buenos Aires was also about great people, Blues and Swing dancing. I was visiting the city to see my good friend Lilaj and had the opportunity to teach … Continue reading

Bringing in the New Year at Snowball

I landed back home from Stockholm on the other side of 2015 and can’t wait to tell you all about the magical Snowball! I’ll start with why I ended up going. First of all, it’s known as one of the best events … Continue reading

Blues Up Your Winter

Winter is not my favorite season, but I still look forward to January every year because I can’t wait for Feelin’ Blues here in Tel Aviv. I feel so lucky that an international event of this caliber is walking distance from my … Continue reading

Castle Indulgence

Castle Indulgence

It’s been a while since I got home from Swing Castle Camp, and I’m still mildly disappointed when meal time comes around and there’s no elaborate buffet awaiting me. I also tried to get people to start addressing me as “her majesty” … Continue reading

All Swing Events in Israel in One Place!

All Swing Events in Israel in One Place!

When your scene starts having too many Swing events to keep track of, it’s a wonderful thing. Here in Israel, we’ve gotten to the point where you can go dancing practically every night of the week, and even have a … Continue reading

Shortnin’ Bread – The Holy Lindy Land Sisters

A cabaret routine by the Holy Lindy Land sisters: Shirley Osher, Lilaj Feiguin, Yana Meystelman and Maya Shapira. Performed at the Glam Jam Showcase Ball, choreographed by Shirley Osher and Lilaj Feiguin. Music by the Andrews Sisters – Shortnin’ Bread.

For more performances by teachers and students of Holy Lindy Land, check out Holy Lindy Land’s YouTube channel.

Swing Castle Camp – Dance Like Royalty!

When Desert Stomp was over, I realized I didn’t have any dance events lined up to look forward to. Since I love the feeling of anticipation that leads up to going to a festival, I wanted to plan my next … Continue reading

Please Help Mabel Lee!

One of the reasons I love being a part of the Lindy Hop community is that it is exactly that – a community. There are over 40,000 of us spread out all over the world (according to a recent informal … Continue reading

Wanted: Camel Walkers

April has been quite the month for me, I got to visit and dance in New Orleans then go to Desert Stomp in The Israeli desert when I got home. This much fun in such a short time feels like I’m getting … Continue reading

When I Die, I Hope I Go to New Orleans

When I Die, I Hope I Go to New Orleans

I have a memory of my parents bringing back Mardi Gras beads from a trip when I was a kid, and I’ve had this inexplicable pull to New Orleans ever since. I didn’t know anything about the place, but it always sounded … Continue reading