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Welcome to the RenJen Dance blog, where “Ren”, Rene Arreola, and “Jen”, Jennifer Filzen, share their love of dancing West Coast Swing. This is like a blog of our dances, starting at the beginning of the COVID-19 shelter-in-place. Since we are not able to teach dance or participate or hold social dances, we’ve decided to share with the world the way we dance West Coast Swing.

I don’t like it…I LOVE it, plus one! Our gym: the garage. Our exercise: dance! Moving it and shaking it to two songs in this video.  The first song is by Flo Rida featuring Robin Thicke and Verdine White “I don’t like


Waiting Night Another dance from January 9, this time dancing to Depeche Mode “Waiting for the Night”. Note: we do not own the rights to this song. The 80s music trip continues and we hope you

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Bless The Rain Back on January 9, Jen and I had a few dance practice/workout sessions. This time, we’re dancing to Africa by Toto. Note: we do not own the rights to this song. Lately we’ve been


TV Shine From a few weeks back, more dance practice and workout. This time, dancing to The Sun Always Shine On Tv (MTV Unplugged). It’s by A-ha featuring Ingrid Helene Håvik. Note: we do not own

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In The Air

From one of our dance workouts at home. This is one of the longest songs we’ve ever danced to! But, it was a lot of fun, especially the beginning. The song is by Phil Collins,


Memory Digital

Our first posted dance for 2021! Acutally, there’s another dance floating around on my Facebook page that was posted before this one. So I guess that counts as the “first” dance of 2021. It wasn’t


Last Christmas – Goodbye, 2020! It’s that time of year! Happy holidays and Merry Christmas as we dance to “Last Christmas” by Wham. We even got jolly ol’ St. Nick to join in on our festivities. We are dancing

No Air

No Air This is one of our dances from back in November.  The song is “No Air” by Jordin Sparks, featuring Chris Brown.  Back when we started West Coast Swing, I remember some really great West

your love rocks

Your Love Rocks Rene in a beanie and one of the last times we’ll see him with his “long” hair! Jen’s sporting a new, velvety top. And, we’re dancing/practicing our West Coast Swing to “Your Love Rocks”

all dressed up

All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go Jen has been adding a few new pieces of clothing to her wardrobe. She was perfectly dressed for an online summit she was hosting as part of her Rock Star Marketing business. As the