Shesha and Sarah win the US Open

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Shesha and Sarah win the US Open Strictly Lindy Division 2009

Sarah Breck and I were proud to represent Lindy Hop at the US Open Swing Dance Championships in 2009.

In a “Strictly” Lindy contest we improvise to a song chosen by the DJ.  Our content must be lindy hop, rather than balboa or Shag, or West Coast Swing.  At the US open they have four “Strictly” divisions; West Coast Swing, Hand Dancing, St. Louis Shag, and Lindy Hop.  At the end of those contests they top 5 of each Genré participate in a team battle.

Sarah and I had our best competitive dance to date.  However, this may also be our last comp for a while.  She is moving to Montreal Canada to train with the Ninjammers.

Check out more US Open 1st place Videos and full results here.

By |2010-01-24T00:19:49-08:00November 30th, 2009|Swing Dancing, Competitions|0 Comments

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Owner of ATOMIC Ballroom, Shesha Marvin is an upstanding member of the Orange County Swing Community putting together wonderful dance events for all, including the wildly successful Dance A Thon.

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