ABOUT

  • Boogaloo is a jive/swing dance organisation based in Edinburgh

  • Dance styles taught at our classes/events include:-
    West Coast Swing, Modern Jive, Argentine Tango, Lindy Hop, Charleston, Musicality, Strolls, Choreography, Performance

  • We offer DJ-ing services (smooth modern jive, west coast swing, swing/big band, party/disco), group choreography and wedding dance lessons


Boogaloo's organiser/main teacher is Linz, a dance teacher and choreographer from Edinburgh, who has a background in Modern Jive and West Coast Swing.

With an interest in musicality and performance she has won over 20 national dance titles and is probably best known for group choreography.

Linz has taught, DJ’d, competed and judged throughout the UK and abroad.



Bio:
2014 Zumba Instructor
2012 1st place: Britroc, team choreographer
2012 1st place: Scottish Ceroc Champs, team

2010 Finalist: French WCS Open 
2009 2nd place: UK Jive Champs, Battle of the Sexes
2009 2nd place: UK Jive Champs choreographer 
2008 1st place: LeRoc Champs, DWAS
2008 1st place: LeRoc Champs, choreographer
2008 4th place: LeRoc Champs, spotlight 
2008 1st Place: East Lothian does Strictly
2008 1st Place: UK Jive Champs
2008 3rd Place: UK Jive Champs, Double Trouble
2008 2nd Place: UK Jive Champs, Battle of Sexes
2007 1st Place: Brit Rock, team choreographer
2007 1st Place: Brit Rock, Double Trouble
2007 1st Place: UK Jive Champs (team)
2006 3rd Place: UK Jive Champs, Double Trouble
2006 Finalist: Britrock Competition, Open Category
2006 1st Place: Britrock, team choreographer
2006 1st Place: Britrock, Double Trouble
2005 1st Place: UK Championships, team choreo
2005 2nd Place: Scottish Ceroc Champs, Spotlight
2005 2nd Place: UK Open Champs, Double Trouble
2005 2nd Place: Brighton, Double Trouble
2004 1st Place: Scottish Ceroc Champs, Team
2004 1st Place: Scottish Ceroc, Double Trouble
2004 2nd Place: UK Championships, team cabaret
2004 Finalist: UK Open Jive Champs - Lindy Hop
2004 UK National Aerials Champion