Bobby on Swing Nation

October 26, 2013

Hey guys! This last week Bobby created a history video for Yehoodi’s Swing Nation. You can see it here:

Ponder on This: 20 Hours

August 27, 2013

As a teacher, coach, and general trying-to-get-better-at-things kind of guy, I’ve become fascinated in the art of learning over the last several years. It has effected the way I teach greatly, and this in particular is a fun and informative  TED talk that I think says a lot of great things and is very empowering […]

Why I Love Balboa

August 20, 2013

Hey! For an event coming up in Newcastle, England, I (Bobby) made a little video called “Why I Love Balboa.” And here it is!  

Random Notes from Italy

July 31, 2013

July 12-15th, we taught at Balboa Revolution in Italy. Here were a few quick notes on the incredible experience. Genoa is spelled and pronounced Genova in Italy, and is the birth place of foccatia and pesto. Two of Bobby’s favorite dishes. For Kate’s Italy photo album, click here. *** Our wonderful host, Silvia, has come […]

Events: Beantown 2013

July 16, 2013
Bobby & Kate at Beantown

Several times over the last few years, we have had the opportunity to teach and dance at one of Swing Dance history’s longest running camps, Beantown. It takes place at Endicott college, an hour outside of Boston, near the shore. So basically, it’s a week of walking around a picturesque New England college and dancing. […]

CSC 2013 Solo Blues

May 28, 2013

So, at the 2013 Canadian Swing Dance Championships, where Bobby and Kate judged and taught this year, Bobby took 2nd in the Solo Blues comp. So, yeah, that happened. Be Enraptured By Bobby Here:

ADVENTURES: Lindy Focus, Part 2

January 15, 2013
Bobby Flying

Bobby here. Lindy Focus this year concentrated more on a story-arc for the New Year’s Eve show, of which I was honored to be a part. Here’s a few of the numbers I was involved in. I want to give a huge shout out to Michael Jagger, Nathan Bugh, Mikey Pedroza, and Evita Arce for […]

Gott Nytt Ar! … from Snowball in Stockholm

January 2, 2013
Happy New Year from the DJ booth!

Hej hej! Greetings from Sweden, and a Happy New Year! This year for my New Year’s festivities, I traveled to Sweden–the land where everyone pronounces my last name right on the first try–for The Snowball.  After hearing so many wonderful things about this event, I’ve always been curious to see it for myself. … I […]

Adventures: Lindy Focus, Part 1

December 28, 2012
A winters drive to Asheville

(Bobby is at Lindy Focus, doing privates, MC work, and Performances. Kate is in Sweden, doing privates and DJing at Snowball, Europe’s biggest new Years Eve event. This post is about Bobby’s adventures.) The drive to Asheville, NC is absolutely gorgeous, full of two lane highways that wind through low mountain ranges and pastoral beauty. […]

Adventures Ahead: New Zealand Artist-in-Residence

December 13, 2012
Windy Welly, New Zealand. Photo by Kate Hedin.

Bobby here. I’m very excited that from mid-January to mid-February next year, I’ll be doing a month-long artist in residence in New Zealand. (Kate will still be in the states, doing gigs with other leaders like Nick “Instructor Nick” Williams.) What does Artist-in-Residence mean? Well, for starters, I teach a bunch of classes, do talks, […]