Photo by Skye Humphries

Photo by Skye Humphries

Ryan Swift

Ryan has been swing dancing since 1998 and started DJing for dancers shortly thereafter. He is the DJ/music coordinator for Frim Fram.

He has had the privilege of DJing for numerous Lindy Hop exchanges, dance camps, weekend workshops, and competitions, including national events such as the International Lindy Hop Championships, Stompology, Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown & Frankie100, and locally at events like Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing. He has also served as head DJ at events like LindyFest & Lindy Focus.

Ryan was a founding member of Rochester's Groove Juice Swing, is an accomplished photographer, and is the creator and host of the popular swing dance podcast, The Track.

Heather Flock

Heather discovered Lindy Hop in the late 90s and is an avid social dancer, experienced teacher, award-winning choreographer and popular DJ.  She is the head instructor for Frim Fram.

She has provided color commentary for’s live broadcasts of the International Lindy Hop Championships,  she is choreographer and leading member of Coney Island Mermaid Parade’s “Winningest Group in Parade History,” the Brooklyn Bombshell Revue and was also a member of the renowned troupe the Big Apple Lindy Hoppers for many years. 

As a DJ, Heather likes all kinds of swinging jazz and blues, but does favor female vocalists and has a soft spot for Count Basie, Artie Shaw, Johnny Hodges, Cozy Cole, Duke Ellington and Benny Goodman. Heather can be heard regularly at Frim Fram, Brooklyn Swings, Swing Remix, New York Swing Dance Society and has played around the country at LindyGroove, the 9:20 Special, Girl Jam and Yehoodi Radio.