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.

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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, […]



Promo Video from June 2017 California Country Sunday!


Posted on July 30th, 2017, in Dance Classes, Newsletters, Other Dance Events, Writings



July 30: Double Duty Sunday -and- What IS California Country Mix??


Posted on July 30th, 2017, in Dance Classes, Newsletters, Other Dance Events, Writings

Hello, San Diego Dancers! It is Sunday, July 30th and David and I are getting ready for a GREAT day of dancing! We start off at the San Diego Swing Dance Club with a 3:00 pm Intermediate West Coast Swing lesson, followed by open dancing at 4:00 pm. “Get More Mileage Out of Your Moves” […]



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)