Phil Adams & Mindia Robin have taken their passion for dance and created a growing community of wonderful people who all share a love of dance. They teach and judge dance all over, but are based in Southern California. They enjoy inspiring others to improve their dance abilities in a fun environment. Experience this magical couple first-hand, through their DVD's, weekly classes, private lessons, 1st Saturday Workshop & Swing Dance, Special Events, & entertaining Newsletter "As the Dancer Turns!"
Phil and Mindia dancing West Coast Swing with the fun crowd on 1st Saturday, October 6th, 2018 at South Bay Dance Center, Lomita, CA. Song: Brick House by The Commodores. Video recorded by Steve Stingley.
SPRING BALL IMPROV EXHIBITION
Here is an Improv Exhibition of West Coast Swing... Performed by Phil & Mindia at the Spring Ball, Hosted by South Bay Dance Club on May 18th, 2018. (Ayres Hotel in Manhattan Beach)! Thanks to Marie Chura & Linda Corvan for the opportunity. Thanks to Mike Lucek for the video.
DANCE TEAM PERFORMANCE
PIC: Our Dance Team performed at the Westchester Elks Lodge on June 7th, 2018.
UPCOMING PERFORMANCES for 2 re-vamped West Coast Swing routines:
May & June, 2019! See “About” drop down menu above for details. Click on Dance team.
PHIL & MINDIA'S IMPROV WEST COAST SWING DANCE:
To catch a glimpse of Phil & Mindia doing a lead & follow (improvised) West Coast Swing Dance at the Hacienda Hotel, check out this fun video! They were asked to dance this WCS exhibition at a Latin event. This was in 2014 at the Hacienda Hotel, where Phil & Mindia taught for years. Thanks to Terry Cricksman for taking & sharing the video!
Phil & Mindia have a FACEBOOK PAGE: Phil And Mindia Dance! Please visit & like the page.
NEW PERFORMANCE PAGE!
Check out the new Performance Page. Click on ABOUT (located above); the drop down menu will give you options! See fun performances from Phil & Mindia's Dance Team & past Flashmobs, etc.
1st TIMERS FREE for the THURSDAY venue at WESTCHESTER ELKS LODGE! (See Class Schedule page for details!)
2019 INTERNATIONAL RALLY (FLASHMOB) WEST COAST SWING HAS BEEN RELEASED! Another fun routine from the choreographers in France!
Phil & Mindia will be teaching this routine starting the 1st week in June. Must have good WCS basics.
MONDAYS at the Rebekah Lodge in El Segundo starting June 3rd. 7 to 8pm $10. WEDNESDAYS at Memories in Whittier starting June 5th. 8 to 9pm $10. (See Class Schedule page for venue info.)
Best to find your partner now. Let Phil & Mindia know if you need help finding a partner. (See Flashmob page for more info. Click on ABOUT up top for drop down menu.)
2017 FLASHMOB PERFORMANCES!
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2nd, 2017: INTERNATIONAL Flashmob performance around the world! Los Angeles venue... DRUM ROLL PLEASE... International West Coast Swing Flashmob Performance (here's the video) & SOCIAL WCS DANCE PARTY!!
Phil & Mindia hosted & DJ'd this event. Thanks to Steve Stingley & assistant Marty Heger for videotaping. Flashmob was also performed at Phil & Mindia's 1st Saturday monthly event at South Bay Dance Center, & at their weekly Thursday dance at Westchester Elks!
2018 INTERNATIONAL FLASHMOB (RALLY) WCS
"LOVE FOREVER" MUSIC VIDEO RELEASED!
A while back, a sweet couple (former students), David & Brittany Farkas, came to Phil & Mindia's Thursday venue at Westchester Elks (Playa Del Rey), to film a music video for a song from their new album! Phil & Mindia were so thrilled to be a part of this music video project with their inspired dance family! David & Brittany are a lovely couple; they are talented musicians as well. Thank you so much for this opportunity. Please enjoy the music video... watch until the very end for a fun-loving surprise! It was a treat to get to dance to the beautiful song "Love Forever" & share all the joy with everyone.
Learn how to dance, with lots of fun along the way! Phil & Mindia (pictured above) offer many classes throughout the week, from Beginner to Advanced levels. They teach at different venues throughout SoCal. Come meet their growing community, and check out their 1st TIMERS FREE offers! No partner needed for any classes. No experience needed for Beginner classes. Drop-ins always welcome for all classes at all locations. Click here for a printable schedule (opens in a new window).
NOTE: Click on "ABOUT" at the top to see drop down links for new pages!
THE NEXT MONTHLY WORKSHOP & SWING DANCE EVENT: 1st SATURDAY, JULY 6th: PHIL’S BDAY PARTY… COME GET CAKE! STARTS THE FAMOUS THREE MONTH EXTRAVAGANZA LOL! PHIL & MINDIA TEACH & DJ! SAME VENUE: SOUTH BAY DANCE CENTER in Lomita... 4,500 square foot hardwood dance floor! AGES 18 & up. Complimentary bottled water & snacks included.
Join 150 to 200 dancers for one of Southern California's largest Swing Dance parties! On the 1st Saturday of every month (occasionally on the 2nd Saturday), hundreds of dancers come for workshops & social dancing. There are INTERMEDIATE WORKSHOPS for WEST COAST SWING, COUNTRY 2-STEP, & NIGHTCLUB 2-STEP (must know basics; no partner needed). Dance past midnight to great music.
PRIVATE LESSONS may be available from 4 to 7pm.
*NOTE* See 1st Saturday Event page for pricing , details, & upcoming event dates.
SAVE THE DATES for the
Upcoming 1st Saturday Events: *AUGUST 3rd: PHIL & MINDIA DANCE 8 YEAR ANNIVERSARY) w/ CAKE
*SEPTEMBER 7th: MINDIA’S BDAY PARTY & INTERNATIONAL/RALLY WCS FLASHMOB PERFORMANCE w/ CAKE
See the printable flyer for details (opens in a new window).
WEEKLY VENUE for PHIL & MINDIA'S WEST COAST SWING THURSDAYS at WESTCHESTER ELKS LODGE in PLAYA DEL REY!
***FIRST TIMERS FREE!!!***
NO PARTNER OR EXPERIENCE NEEDED for Beginner classes; drop-ins welcome for all classes!
PHIL & MINDIA NOW TEACH ALL THREE LEVELS OF WEST COAST SWING CLASSES; ALSO ONLY ONE CLASS TAUGHT AT A TIME. NO DISTRACTIONS! (See Class Schedule page for info.)AGES 21 & up. NO OUTSIDE BEVERAGES PERMITTED.
See Class Schedule for details or click here for the printable flyer (opens in a new window).
CLASSES & DANCING ARE EVERY THURSDAY (unless otherwise noted.)
CANCELLED CLASSES & DANCE JULY 4th!!!
***NOTE*** ELKS FLOOR HAS BEEN RE-FINISHED & IS GREAT! AC IS WORKING GREAT TOO.
*MAY/ JUNE HIGHLIGHTS*
THURSDAY, MAY 30th: P & M DANCE TEAM PERFORMS Westchester Elks, Playa Del Rey (near LAX). Ages 21 & up. (See Special Events page for details.
1st SATURDAY, JUNE 1st: MONTHLY WORKSHOP & DANCE. DANCE TEAM PERFORMS! South Bay Dance Center in Lomita. Ages 18 & up. (See 1st Sat. Event page for details.)
INTERNATIONAL RALLY (FLASHMOB) WCS ROUTINE PRACTICE STARTS 1st week of JUNE! MONDAYS beginning JUNE 3rd at Rebekah Lodge in El Segundo 7pm $10. WEDNESDAYS beginning June 5th at Memories in Whittier. (See Class Schedule page for venue details.)
FRIDAY, JUNE 7th: GUEST INSTRUCTORS FOR ANNUAL WORKSHOP JACK & JILL O’RAMA. Time: 11 am Intermediate WCS (must know basics; no partner needed). (See Special Events page for details.)
SUNDAY, JUNE 23rd:
BEG/ INT. CHA CHA w/ Phil
12 to 2pm, $25 per person.
No partner needed. Venue:
IM Dance Happy Studio
2201 Amapola Court,
Torrance, CA 90501