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The Teaching Team

Mike Legenthal1602203_10102047985856815_749962308_o

Mike is a passionate aficionado of jazz and blues dances, known all over the world for her friendliness, teaching skills, beautiful following, and expressive dancing.  She…read on



Dan and MikeDan Legenthal

Dan Legenthal lives in Boston, MA, working on as many vernacular jazz and blues dances as he can.  His passion extends to both the social floor and competition.  When not competing, he teaches at events…read on


Julie Brown

Julie’s expressive dancing and joyful, playful connection are known throughout the USA.  With a background in performance and solo dance, she is best known for her solo blues, artistic choreography…read on


Shawn Hershey

Shawn Hershey came from an extensive music background, studying classical trumpet performance at the Eastman School of Music, so when he started lindy hopping in 1999 with the Lindybaby studio, he quickly got hooked!…read on


11071412_683665858445802_4027522860221445215_oAdamo Ciarallo

Adamo is dedicated to nurturing, developing, and promoting the blues scene in London and Europe. Adamo also spreads his love for blues dancing and helps to develop strong blues…read on


Vicci Moore996115_517045738433397_3145946255915357243_n

Vicci is a professional dancer, specialising in blues and swing dance.  There is nothing she loves more in the world than dancing!  She has a broad knowledge of dance and the body…read on


Cat Foley

Cat Foley is one of our favourite and most talented UK dancers. She has a background in many dances including Lindy Hop and Authentic Jazz and almost literally danced out of the womb…read on


Nick Shirbini

School teacher by day and blues teacher by night, Nick is an enthusiastic blues dancer hailing from London. He believes that teaching and learning are crucial aspects to building…read on


Ilaria Parisi

Blues music talks to the soul about all aspects of the human journey which Ilaria reflects in her dancing.She loves the way that blues music and dancing brings people…read on


Becky Norris

Becky has been a part of the London blues scene for almost 5 years. As an original member of the Down and Outs she’s performed and competed around Europe…read on


Ash McDow

Ashley has dabbled in many dance forms since the age of 5 until finding blues almost 5 years ago. Being part of the group who took over from Vicci and Adamo…read on



Featured image: Photo – credit to Devon Rowland