Yes, there IS class tonight at Starlight! Plus, news on Sundance Band, November’s California Country Sunday – AND – the 3rd Annual Holiday Hustle Bash!


Posted on November 12th, 2018, in Dance Classes, DanceChatter, Newsletters, Other Dance Events, Writings

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Off Time Yank & Crank


Posted on August 26th, 2018, in DanceChatter, Newsletters, Other Dance Events, Writings

The other night David and I were at our local honky-tonk, doing some floor shuffling to our favorite local country band. There was a couple there  – only dancing with each other – and throwing all these fancy dips, tricks, lifts, drops onto the floor. They would get the occasional smattering of applause from the […]



July Featured Pattern: Telemarks!


Posted on July 2nd, 2018, in Dance Classes, DanceChatter, Other Dance Events, Writings

July’s Featured Country 2-Step Move: TELEMARKS! Starting tonight, Monday, July 2, we’ll break down the secrets of the elusive dance move: The Telemark. Telemarks, when done correctly, are FUN, dynamic and a great ride! But when they aren’t executed correctly, they can turn into a ‘push-me-pull-you-drag-around-the-floor. Leaders: Learn how to set up a Telemark, how […]



Update to Southland Hustle Fri, July 6


Posted on July 1st, 2018, in Dance Classes, DanceChatter, Newsletters, Other Dance Events, Writings

Check it out – John Chaparro and Ed Gee added to the Friday night line up! PLUS, make note of the new start time!



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 […]



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!



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 […]



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 […]



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” […]



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 […]