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!




YeeHAAWW! New Country Dance in Town!


Posted on April 11th, 2017, in Dance Classes, Other Dance Events

New Country Dance in Town! Trish & David have teamed with Shawn Torgerson and Dance for 2 Studio to bring you another new monthly Country Dance!  Country Sunday Sunday, April 30 Last Sunday of Every Month! 6:30 pm – 30 Min Lesson 30-minute Int. Country 2-Step Lesson with David Walkup & Trish Connery Walkup   […]



SDDF This Weekend! April 14-16, 2017


Posted on April 11th, 2017, in Dance Classes, Other Dance Events

We are headed to San Diego Dance Festival this weekend – right here in our hometown of San Diego! David and I are on staff for the event, we’re teaching three workshops – Cha Cha, Country 2-Step and Hustle. AND, my Hustle Performance Class will be performing on Friday night of the event, too! Very […]



Time to Hustle: Saturday, September 30


Posted on September 6th, 2016, in Dance Classes, Other Dance Events

Dance Lessons > Southland Hustle Dance   09/30 – Southland Hustle Dance Added on September 6th, 2016 Southland Hustle Club with your hosts Michael Kiehm, Brandy Richey Trish Connery Walkup, Laureen Baldovi Mason Friday, September 30 7:00 pm – Beginning Hustle with Brandy Richey 7:00 pm – Intermediate Hustle with Trish Connery Walkup 8:00 – […]



Time To Hustle: Southland Hustle Dance: Friday, August 26


Posted on August 24th, 2016, in Dance Classes, Newsletters, Other Dance Events, Writings

Southland Hustle Club with your hosts Michael Kiehm, Brandy Richey Trish Connery Walkup, Laureen Baldovi Mason 7:00 pm – Beginning Hustle with Trish Connery Walkup 7:00 pm – Intermediate Hustle with Michael Kiehm 8:00 – 11:00 pm – DANCE! Hustle music all night long! Admission includes Lessons, Dance, Refreshments Southland Hustle Club Members: $7 Sister […]



Moose Lodge: Country 2-Step Class Video


Posted on August 12th, 2016, in Dance Classes, Newsletters, Other Dance Events, Writings

Class Video! Trish at the Kearney Mesa Moose Lodge Here is the video from the Tuesday, August 9 class. We are averaging 50 people on the dance floor for the class every Tuesday! Subscribe to my YouTube channel for more videos!Next week is the last and final week – Come join the fun! All levels […]



Hangin’ With Maks & Val (From Dancing With The Stars)


Posted on August 12th, 2016, in Dance Classes, Newsletters, Other Dance Events

Maks & Val: Our Way: Live on Tour This week we went to the Maks and Val: Our Way Tour show at the San Diego Civic Theater. If you don’t know who they are, Maksim “Maks” Chmerkovskiy and his younger brother, Valintin “Val” Chmerkovskiy, are dance professionals, ballroom instructors and competitors, and two of the […]



Video: DanceChatter Country 2-Step Performance Team


Posted on August 4th, 2016, in Dance Classes, Other Dance Events

Our Country 2-Step Performance Team, performing at San Diego Dance Festival (March 2016)



Hustle Tip & Video Clip


Posted on August 2nd, 2016, in Dance Classes, Other Dance Events

With Michael Kiehm and Trish Connery Walkup Southland Hustle Club & Dance Saturday, July 23, 2016 Starlight Dance Studio, 6506 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, CA 92115



July Country 2-Step Video Clip


Posted on August 2nd, 2016, in Dance Classes, Other Dance Events

Country 2-Step with Trish Connery Walkup and David Walkup from our July 2016 Classes.



3rd Saturday WCS & Country Dance: Saturday, August 20


Posted on August 2nd, 2016, in Dance Classes



3rd Saturday Country & WCS Dance: May 21


Posted on May 8th, 2016, in Dance Classes



Monday Country 2-Step Classes-2016


Posted on May 8th, 2016, in Dance Classes