Two entrepreneurs, a Programmer, and a Yogi, living and working together in Cancun for two weeks… sounds like the beginning of a joke.

I want to share these experiences from House of Groove Cancun because it embodies the wider vision of this new thing we’re creating for the West Coast Swing world (and it’s open to dancers of other styles). As more and more people are becoming location independent in our modern, globalized culture, opportunities like this which transport “community” and “everyday life” with you to incredible locations around the world will become increasingly valuable, if not necessary. I look forward to what the future holds.

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This was House of Groove Cancun. Two weeks packed with adventures and productivity. From Westie bombing all across the city, group outings to the ancient Mayan ruins at Tulum and beach, family dinners, yoga at the house, working together at coffee shops, and trying all kinds of local foods and drinks, I feel we accomplished the goal of House of Groove, to make ‘normal life’ like a vacation.

House of Groove Cancun had some of the best work-life balance I’ve ever achieved. I gained strength and flexibility, ate well, took time off to do fun things, socialized, had alone time, and got a ton of work done. It quite honestly exceeded my expectations and I can’t WAIT for the next one.

Read reviews by the others who attended House of Groove Cancun here.

House of Groove: Adventure of a Lifetime Playlist

Donald Mate (DJ Matey) and Stacia Wilson (DJ Adventure Time) created a playlist for House of Groove Cancun, based on songs we found during our time there and from the other dancers at the house (Shawn, Marine). Though not all dance music, it’s pretty upbeat and perfect for road trips!


So, what’s next?

We’re setting up more Houses of Groove in Europe and Asia later this year! Message the House of Groove Facebook page or email official@thisiswestcoastswing.com if you’d like more information.

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