It's a Chisomo & Bobby episode, where they have a friend's talk that asks some questions about how Black culture relates to the dance and teaching, tells one of Bobby's most memorable Frankie Manning stories, and reveals which one of us is "the woman in the doorframe." 

0:00 Mentorship & teaching

5:00 LaTasha Barnes: Balboa dancer?

7:30 The Nuances of Cultural Embodiment

11:00 You don't get to erase my lived history

13:00 The woman with her foot in the door

17:00 Of rooms and vantage points

20:00 Bobby goes to a different country & his dad is proud

23:30 Bobby's Adventures in London

25:00 The early 2000s London Dance Scene (Editor's note: It might have changed a lot since then)

33:00 When you're young and scrappy and going on adventures…

35:00 Meeting famous people

40:00 Bobby's Most Memorable Frankie Manning Story


Welcome to Integrated Rhythm! Two Swing Dancing besties (Chisomo Selemani & Bobby White) navigate race and the Black Experience in the world of Jazz Dance and other Afro-centric social dancing. Our goal is comfortable conversations about uncomfortable things.

Our music is by Laurel Ryan & Michelle Stokes, our "We're back! song" was an improvisation by Steffanie AK Schilling, and the background drumming is by Bobby White

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