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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.

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Waiting Night

https://youtu.be/OdYnggjUG6k 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

https://youtu.be/VpdiyNSZJkw 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

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TV Shine

https://youtu.be/caMVwYDIs0A 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,

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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

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Last Christmas – Goodbye, 2020!

https://youtu.be/Zj8mXoEWBBw 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

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No Air

https://youtu.be/CCyzsxoWjrQ 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

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Your Love Rocks

https://youtu.be/VklChbtWzGI 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”

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All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go

https://youtu.be/59HH5jIntsw 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

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Fly Me To The Moon

https://youtu.be/be4TZEPkhXw Another great, fun workout dancing West Coast Swing. This time, we’re smooth grooving it to “Fly Me To The Moon” by Ben L’Oncle Soul. A really great rendition of the Frank Sinatra classic. Note:

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