Mikey Pedroza is a powerhouse of a dancer in the world of swing, having competed, performed and taught American Jazz dances – Lindy Hop, Charleston, Balboa, Slow Drag (Blues) and Authentic Jazz – throughout the United States and the world. Earning international acclaim for his impeccable style and technical precision. With classes focusing on developing individual style and a confident connection through proper lead/follow techniques and body awareness. And as instructors, their rigor can only be overshadowed by the joy and self-confidence Mikey inspires in his students.
Karen was first seen on stage at age 9 performing a tap dance to Lollipop in a striped leotard and has been dancing ever since (in fact, she can still be seen dancing around in a leotard from time to time). She discovered Lindy Hop during the Swing craze in 1998 and has never looked back. Karen originally honed her dance skills in Minneapolis, MN and now currently resides in Santa Barbara, CA.