Vancouver Balboa Mini Fest



Lauren Smith & Peter Flahiff

Known for their welcoming, fun, and accessible teach style, Lauren and Peter bring a wealth of knowledge of both dance and music to their classes. Based in Seattle, they have taught all over the world including Balboa on the River (Australia), Minor Swing (Sweden), Camp Jitterbug (USA), Edinburgh Balboa and Shag Festival (Scotland), Northwest Balboa Festival (USA), Cologne Balboa Festival (Germany), and Big Sky Weekend (USA).

Looking for more individual feedback? They'll also be available for private lessons during the weekend - contact them for details.


Josh Roberts

Known for his fantastic musicianship, bandleading, arrangements & transcriptions, Josh Roberts bringd that driving rhythm we all love wherever he goes. He's played at many events including Camp Jitterbug, Big Sky Weekend, Portland Lindy Exchange, & Northwest Balboa Festival - you can get hyped for his VBMF performance by buying and listening to his new album, Live at Lindy Bout