Welcome to the homepage of Mike & Mary Richardson, swing dance instructors & performers. We teach and promote the original swing dances of the big band swing-era, Lindy Hop and Balboa, and the great music of that era!

Sun., Oct. 4th: Swingin' on Sunday. And Hepcats Fall 2015 classes start Oct. 11th!
Dance Events

Check out the Hepcats dances or calendar page for info on upcoming events. BWShoes,a

Group Classes / Private Lessons

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Out-of-town Events

Sat., Oct. 17 (note date chane from Oct. 10): Second Saturday Balboa SessionsCollege Hill Town Hall in Cincy.2ndSatBal


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What’s next?  Swingin’ on Sunday, Oct. 4th; Hepcats Fall 2015 classes start Oct. 11th!

SoSu,Nov7,14o Sunday, October 4th:  Swingin on Sunday!  Hey swing dancers – your chance to dance to great swing music on a floating, smoooooth wooden dance floor, the best in town! Everyone is welcome!  Click here for all the info.

Ftwrk2o Sunday, October 11th:  Hepcats Fall 2015 classes begin.  Learn to swing dance with Mike & Mary!  Click here for all the info.

Out-of-town events 

o Thursday, October 8th, 7-10 pm: Lee’s Junction Big Band plays at Jim & Jack’s in Cincy, OH. TheLJBB,s band plays some good charts and arrangements, plus Jim & Jack’s has a spacious, wooden dance floor and good food – get a bit to eat before the dance.

HJOrch1o Tuesday, October 13th: Harry James Orchestra Dance/Benefit at the beautiful Music Hall Ballroom in Cincy.

2ndSatBalo Saturday, October 17th, 3-6 pm (note date change from Oct. 10th): Second Saturday Balboa Sessions, at College Hill Town Hall, Larch St., Cincy. Calling all Balboa dancers….a chance to practice and dance Balboa! Thanks to Heather Fanska for organizing this event. Click here for more info.