Welcome to our blog! Here we'll post updates about our classes, let you know about upcoming dance events, and generally keep you up-to-date with the world of dance.

Remember to check our Dance Lessons page for our updated teaching schedule. Thanks, and we hope to see you on the dance floor!




What is a Dance Critique Session?


Posted on April 17th, 2018, in Dance Classes, DanceChatter, Newsletters, Other Dance Events, Writings

        Hustle Critique Session with Hustle Diva DEBRA HAMPTON The benefits of a private lesson in an inexpensive group setting!   THURSDAY, MAY 3 7:00-8:30 PM This is your chance to get instant feedback on your dancing from a world-class Hustle Diva – at a fraction of the cost of a private […]



Southland Hustle Poster 05.04.18


Posted on April 17th, 2018, in Dance Classes



Video: California Country Sunday Lesson 01.28.18


Posted on February 25th, 2018, in Dance Classes, DanceChatter, Newsletters, Other Dance Events, Writings

Check out the video from last month’s California Country Dance at Dance for 2!  Monthly Country Dances – Lessons, FUN!



Demo: Class Video Country 2-Step Intermediate 12.11.17


Posted on December 18th, 2017, in Dance Classes, DanceChatter

Country Monday at Starlight with Trish & David Walkup A demo of our December 2017 Intermediate Country 2-Step class material.



TONIGHT: No Frills Country Monday Class & Dance!


Posted on November 27th, 2017, in Dance Classes, DanceChatter, Other Dance Events

TONIGHT! Join us for our last Teaching Monday of the year! The year is drawing to a close and it’s time to party and dance! Last Country Monday of 2017!   COUNTRY MONDAY CLASS & DANCE PARTY!   MONDAY, DECEMBER 18   6:30-7:30 pm –Country 2-Step Lesson with Trish & David (mixed level class, all […]



Wrap-Up: Paradise Dance Festival (Oct 20-22, 2017)


Posted on October 24th, 2017, in DanceChatter, Other Dance Events, Writings

First and foremost – the new hotel in Orange County – NICE! Big improvement over previous locations.  Good numbers at the event, nice to see so many UCWDC competitors!  I was flying solo this past weekend – David was out of town so I was on my own. I taught two workshops  – Nightclub and […]



Southland Hustle Dance Friday, Oct 6


Posted on September 19th, 2017, in Dance Classes

  Southland Hustle 1st Friday of Every Month   Friday, October 6   7:00-7:45 pm – Beginning Hustle Lesson (small room) with BRANDY RICHEY 7:00-7:45 pm – Intermediate Hustle (big room) with TRISH CONNERY WALKUP 7:45 -11:00 pm – HUSTLE all night long with DJ DON SEIDENSPINNER The best contemporary and classic Hustle music plus […]



Dance For 2 Country Dance September 24


Posted on September 19th, 2017, in Dance Classes, Other Dance Events

Time for California Country Sunday! Sunday, September 24 at Dance for 2!   California Country Sunday Sunday, September 24 Last Sunday of Every Month!   6:30 pm – 30 Min Lesson 30-minute Intermediate Country 2-Step Lesson   7:00-9:30 pm – Open Dancing: California COUNTRY Mix! Country 2-Step with a “splash” of WCS, Nightclub, Hustle, Cha, […]



Follow Me On Social Media!


Posted on August 11th, 2017, in Dance Classes, DanceChatter, Newsletters, Other Dance Events, Writings

Follow Me On Social Media!   Trish Connery Walkup & DanceChatter.com Dancer, Teacher, Competitor, Judge, Promoter San Diego, CA 323-228-3532; dancechatter@gmail.com   Visit our websites, join our Facebook groups, subscribe to my YouTube channel, follow us on Twitter & Instagram   Websites: DanceChatter: www.dancechatter.com Southland Hustle (newly revamped!): www.southlandhustleclub.com   YouTube Channel Trish Connery Walkup […]



Southland Hustle Anniversary Party ReCap


Posted on August 11th, 2017, in Dance Classes, Newsletters, Other Dance Events, Writings

Anniversary Party ReCap Southland Hustle’s 1st Anniversary Party Recap   Friday, August 4, 2017 Southland Hustle Founders: Michael Kiehm, Laureen Baldovi-Mason, Trish Connery Walkup, Brandy Richey Southland Hustle says “HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!”      We had over 70 people in the door for our first anniversary party on Friday, August 4! Local San Diego based dancers […]



Country 2-Step and HUSTLE on Mondays in August!


Posted on August 11th, 2017, in Dance Classes, Newsletters, Other Dance Events

COMING UP: Mon, Aug 14, 21, 28: 6:30 pm – Beginning Country 2-Step with David & Trish 7:30 pm – Intermediate Country 2-Step with David & Trish $15 per person drop in, $40 per person for the month and 8:30 pm – Intermediate HUSTLE with Trish When Michael’s away, Trish will play! Michael is out […]



Southland Hustle Club ANNIVERSARY PARTY!!


Posted on July 30th, 2017, in Dance Classes

Southland Hustle Club ANNIVERSARY PARTY!! Southland Hustle Anniversary Party Southland Hustle Club ANNIVERSARY PARTY!! Beginning & Intermediate Hustle Lessons – Open Level Hustle Jack & Jill – Guest Instructor Archie Dawson – Potluck Supper (Bring something YUMMY to share!) DJ Don Seidenspinner Friday, August 4 with your Hosts: Michael Kiehm, Trish Connery Walkup, Brandy Richey, […]