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Shane & Keri Workshop Weekend 2015

Posted by Obi Simpson on Thursday, July 16, 2015, In : Dance Lessons 



Are you looking to improve your current dance skills? Good news Springfield, the accomplished Shane & Keri will be in town August 21st-23rd. They will be teaching Workshops, Private Lessons, Private Groups, and even hosting a dance party! Mark your calendars, and be sure to take advantage of the "early bird" deals, this is an event you don't want to miss!



Friday August 21st 

7pm Lesson & Dance Party 

$15 per person


Saturday August 22nd

Private Lessons & *Private Groups*


Sunday August 23rd

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West Coast Swing & Social Dance Parties - December 2014

Posted by Obi Simpson on Tuesday, November 18, 2014, In : Dance Classes Springfield Missouri 


     During the Month of December, we will have two special dance parties for you to enjoy!  That's right, you will have two opportunities to join us as we dim the lights, crank up the music, and dance the night away!  



Social Dance Party, December 12th 2014



On Friday the 12th, we will have our mixed social dance party featuring music for all of the different styles that we teach in our social dance classes and lessons.  Speaking of lessons, we will kick off the party with a basic social dance ...

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West Coast Swing Party, November 2014

Posted by Obi Simpson on Thursday, October 23, 2014, In : West Coast Swing Springfield Mo 


Party for All Levels

7pm-10pm or later


     Join us Saturday, November 15th for an evening full of some of the best West Coast Swing dancing around!  Featuring the talents of Travis & Kylie Herman, this is your opportunity to get your West Coast Swing fix!  At 7pm, we will kick the evening off with a special class followed by food and open social dancing.  Although the playlist will prominently feature West coast swing music, other requests are welcome!






Includes:  

  • Dance Lesson
  • Pizza
  • Social Dancing...

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West Coast Swing Music (May 2014)

Posted by Obi Simpson, Springfield Mo on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, In : Dance music 
It is no secret that one of our favorite social dances here at Take The Lead is West Coast Swing.  This particular dance is most interesting when paired with awesome music.  So, here are a few of my favorite songs that have been making their way into our dance classes and dance parties.







"On The Rocks" - Grieves


Everything from the slow build in the beginning, the vocals, and the hard hitting beat, this song is just dripping with cool.  In fact, it even leaves a residue of awesome around the the...

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2014 Tulsa Spring Swing

Posted by Obi Simpson on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, In : Dance Competition 


Another great weekend at this year's Tulsa Spring Swing!  Our Springfield Dancers made quite a splash: we had several make it to the final round, and even a first place win!  Go Springfield!  The hotel was great, the music was fantastic, and the dancing was amazing.  You simply cannot ask for a better way to spend a weekend!


Anyway, below are a few videos of the final round in the novice Jack and Jill.  As I find time, I will upload some more of the videos we shot from the competition.


-Obi








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2014 Mad Jam

Posted by Obi Simpson on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, In : Dance Competition 


Social dancing until 4am, dancing in the competition, and meeting new friends, wow, what a weekend! If it wasn't for caffeine and midday naps, I don't think I would have made it! Here a few videos of the Novice Final round Jack and Jill. 





















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