Authentic jazz- and swing-era dancing in the Greater Vancouver area
Celebrating rhythm & musicality with Lindy Hop, Jazz, and Tap!
Featuring Irina Amzashvili & Anthony Chen
IRINA AMZASHVILI (ORANGE COUNTY, CALIFORNIA)
Irina began Lindy Hopping at the age of fifteen. It only took one night of social dancing for her to develop an addiction to it. As the years have passed , her passion for Swing dancing expanded to include Solo Jazz, Balboa, and Collegiate Shag. Irina holds titles from Camp Hollywood, Lindy on the Rocks, and Inspiration Weekend, Her greatest joy as a teacher is to see her students progress with their dancing, no matter the increment. She likes to focus on clean, efficient technique and natural styling that results from being comfortable with one's basics.
ANTHONY CHEN (SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH)
Anthony started dancing at age 8 when his parents convinced him to learn and perform Chinese lion dances. Throughout his dancing career he has trained in several other types of styles from hip-hop to Argentine Tango to West Coast, and enjoys drawing upon them to expand upon his technique and creativity in Lindy Hop. On the social dance floor, he is known to be playful, musical, creative, and clear. He holds titles from Camp Hollywood, Montreal Swing Riot, Lone Star Championships, Canadian Swing Championships, and Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown. His teaching style focuses on energy, technique and connection, and his love of both leading and following inspires classes that are both clear and intuitive.