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 internationally, 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!"
BIG NEWS!!! Phil & Mindia have a new FACEBOOK PAGE: Phil And Mindia Dance! Please visit & like the page!
PHIL & MINDIA'S DANCE TEAM PERFORMANCE:
The Team's brand new West Coast Swing routine had its big debut at the 1st Saturday Event on June 3rd (South Bay Dance Center in Lomita)! The video will be uploaded soon, with a few pics! The Team will add more performances later in the year. Stay tuned...
PHIL & MINDIA'S IMPROV WEST COAST SWING DANCE:
To catch a recent glimpse of Phil & Mindia doing a lead & follow (improvised) West Coast Swing Dance at the Hacienda Hotel, check out "Phil and Mindia" on YouTube! This was from 2014 at the Hacienda Hotel, where Phil & Mindia taught for years. Thanks to Terry Cricksman for taking & sharing this fun video!
1st TIMERS FREE for the THURSDAY venue at WESTCHESTER ELKS LODGE! (See Class Schedule page for details!)
EXCITING NEWSFLASH! PHIL & MINDIA WILL TEACH THE NEW 2017 INTERNATIONAL WEST COAST SWING ROUTINE!
Practices will be on Mondays at Westchester Elks Lodge (Playa Del Rey) & Wednesdays at Memories (Whittier). Stay tuned for more details. You can also check out the Facebook page set up just for this group. Start looking for a partner. If you need one, let Phil & Mindia know; they will try & help you pair up. Thanks to friends in France for creating another fun routine to share with the world. In 2016, Phil & Mindia had 34 couples perform last year's Flashmob at the Santa Monica Promenade (here's the video). Thanks to Steve Stingley for the memories on video & in pics! On that day around the world, there were 39 countries represented, 240 cities, & over 6000 dancers all doing the same great WCS routine. WOW!!!
UPCOMING FLASHMOB PERFORMANCES!
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2nd, 2017: INTERNATIONAL Flashmob performance around the world! Los Angeles venue TBA very soon!
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th, 2017: Flashmob performance at Phil & Mindia's monthly event on the 2nd Saturday. Also celebrating Mindia's Birthday! South Bay Dance Center in Lomita. ***NOTE*** $5 Spectator/Non-Dancer fee. (Stay tuned to Special Events page for details.)
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER ??? 2017. Flashmob performance at Phil & Mindia's weekly Thursday Dance at Westchester Elks Lodge in Playa Del Rey! (Stay tuned...)
"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 FREE WEEKLY BEGINNER CLASSES! 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).
SPECTATOR/ NON-DANCER FEE:
People are welcome to come watch at Phil & Mindia's dances, or to check things out for a $5 fee. (See age limits on CLASS SCHEDULE page.)
WEEKLY WEDNESDAY CLASSES w/ PHIL at MEMORIES in WHITTIER: INTERMEDIATE HUSTLE, WEST COAST SWING FLASHMOB, & INTERMEDIATE NIGHTCLUB 2-STEP! (See (Class Schedule page for details.)
UPCOMING PRACTICES FOR 2017 INTERNATIONAL WEST COAST SWING FLASHMBOB!
Mondays at Westchester Elks (Playa Del Rey) STARTS JUNE 19th & Wednesdays at Memories (Whittier) STARTS JUNE 14th.
THE NEXT MONTHLY WORKSHOP & SWING DANCE EVENT is on the 2nd SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9th: MINDIA'S BIRTHDAY PARTY & FLASHMOB PERFORMANCE! COME GET MORE CAKE! SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCE FROM MINDIA'S BROTHER, RUSS AXELROD: HE WILL BE VISITING FROM FLORIDA! PHIL & MINDIA TEACH & DJ!
Thanks everyone, for making Phil's Bday celebration epic on July 1st... record high at SBDC of 220 people! Great fun... great memories. Also last month at the anniversary party, the 2nd biggest party with just about 200 people! Mindia's Bday Party last year is in 3rd place Lol!
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 WORKSHOPS for WEST COAST SWING, COUNTRY 2-STEP, & NIGHTCLUB 2-STEP (no partner needed). Dance past midnight to great music.
*NOTE* See 1st Saturday Event page for pricing , details, & upcoming event dates.
SAVE THE DATES for upcoming 1st Saturday Events:
OCTOBER 7th, NOVEMBER 4th, & DECEMBER 2nd, 2017!!
See the printable flyer for details (opens in a new window).
PHIL & MINDIA'S STUDENTS PERFORM INTERNATIONAL FLASHMOB FOR WEST COAST SWING SEPTEMBER, 22nd, 2016! Westchester Elks Lodge in Playa Del Rey.
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! AGES 21 & up. NO OUTSIDE BEVERAGES PERMITTED.
See Class Schedule for details or click here for the printable flyer (opens in a new window).
*NOTE* CLASSES & DANCING ARE EVERY THURSDAY, (UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED).
1st SATURDAY EVENT on AUGUST 5th, 2017! MONTHLY WORKSHOP & DANCE: PHIL & MINDIA'S 6 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY!
(Lomita). (See Monthly Event page for details.)