Nalla Kim & Jessica Yoon

Dance Instructors

Two of Korea’s best instructors, Nalla and Jessica are known for being very versatile dancers  ranging from authentic jazz to lindy hop. They  specialize in fast lindyhop, charleston and  musicality. They continually  train, travel, teach, study swing dance history and also, perform with swing bands – Gipsy & Fish Orchestra, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Evans Big Band and Sage Min Swingtet. They pride themselves with basing their dancing on  original styles. Not only are they great teachers,  Nalla  and Jessica love  spreading their passion for social dancing. They have been competing since 2007, and have taken home several International and National Championship titles including ILHC, Boston Tea Party, Korea Swing Festival, Korea Balboa Classic, Busan Summer Swing Festival, and Korea Open. Also, Nalla is a main judge and made finals almost every divisions at International Lindy Hop Championships (ILHC) – Champion Strictly, All-Star JnJ, Solo, Balboa JnJ, Classic, Showcase and Team.

Nalla & Jessica teach as individuals, as couples. Contact us to find out rates, availability and booking  information. ( E-mail: nallakim@hanmail.net / Calendar)

Here are some of the festivals and events around the world which have featured Nalla & Jessica:

International Lindy Hop Championships (USA): http://ilhc.com
World Lind Hop Day (Rome, Italy): http://worldlindyhopday.global/
Harlem Hot Shot’s Chicago Swing Dance Studio (Stockholm, Sweden): http://www.chicago75.se/
HK Swing Festival (Hong Kong): http://hkswingfestival.com
Swing Out New Hampshire (USA): http://swingoutnh.com
Dancing with the Stars Season 3 (Instructor/Choreographer)
Jarasum International Jazz Festival (KR): http://www.jarasumjazz.com/
Stir It (Switzerland): http://www.stirit.ch/
Taipei PLAY Swing (Taipei, Taiwan): http://www.facebook.com/TaipeiPLAYswing
Dancing Bus (Tokyo, Japan): http://www.dancingbus.com/en/
Swingtime Ball (Beijing, China): http://www.swingbeijing.com/

 

Shows & Performances

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Jessica is a professional yodel singer and plays  accordion/ukelele/kazoo. Also, performs with swing bands – Gipsy & Fish Orchestra

Nalla plays a washboard with her 🙂

DJing

Nalla loves dance and swing jazz music. He has a really good ear for what gets the dancers going. He plays lots of really great “Swing Jazz” and no fluff.

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– Camp Hollywood
– Authentic Jazz Weekend
– Bluesweet
– Burn the Day
– Blues & Balboa
– HK Swing Festival
– Korea Balboa Weekend
– THE EXCHANGE
– Blues Party in Seoul (Every third Friday at Ringopop)
– Swing Time Bar (Wed/Sat/Sun)
– Many local swing events and parties.

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