Welcome to the home page of Mike & Mary Richardson, swing dance instructors & performers.  We teach and promote the original swing dances of the 1930's & 40's big band swing era - Lindy Hop & Balboa - and the great music of that era!

Out-of-Town Events

Sat., May 26th:  Coney Island Park USO/Salute to Veterans Swing Dance, sponsored by the Cincy Warbirds.

What's the scoop?  No, not ice cream - but what's the scoop on swing dance events?  Hyperbole is rampant and commonplace these days, especially in swing dance event promotion on FB, on event web sites, etc.   Words like “awesome”, “amazing”, “fantastic”.... are so overused those type words have almost lost any real meaning.  It can be a real challenge separating fact from fiction for swing dance events.  Click on this link to get the scoop!  

Group Classes & Private Lessons

What's Next?

Sat., June 2:  Swingin' on Short, Lexington's annual street dance.  Featuring music by Neon Swing X-perience!

Location:  Corner of Short & Limestone Sts, downtown Lexington.  Admission:  Free!