Nick and Shani have long been a staple on the american swingdance scene, and both can be seen tearing up the dancefloor into the early mornings, leaving smiling faces wherever they go. With their intimate knowledge of not just the dance itself but also having been fostered and regularly socialdanced with the originators of balboa they bring a unique and indepth look at socialdancing.
Nick Williams has embodied the passion and spirit of swing dancing ever since his first lesson in 1998. The depth of his understanding of Lindy Hop, Balboa, and Collegiate Shag stems from studying with the original dancers. Nick’s desire for authenticity, combined with his passion for dance evolution, leads to a style known for precision, lightness, musicality and dynamic energy. As an instructor, he is known for his ability to break down movements and technique to create a fun and light-hearted learning environment. His true love of music and dancing will forever inspire him to learn, teach, and grow.
Shani Brown is a Balboa and Swing dancer from sunny southern California. She is best known for her fast, syncopated Balboa footwork and her soft connection - which has been said to feel like a ‘warm hug’. As an instructor, she strives to make dancing simple and effortless with a strong emphasis on basics, efficient personal body mechanics and partnership to develop smooth flow and personal confidence.