Clayton has been swing dancing since 2001. A Saint Louis native, he fell in love with Lindy Hop while at college in Portland, OR. He has since traveled extensively for dance workshops and competitions, served as the president and instructor for two university swing dance organizations from 2003-2008, and became an active leader of the Saint Louis swing dance scene upon returning to his home city. Clayton has been teaching for Lindy Hop Saint Louis since 2011.
Anna Baker fell in love with swing dancing in 2009 upon having her very first dance. She began instructing in 2010, and has kept her focus on building the best dance community possible. Aside from teaching classes and workshops stateside, she has taught in England, Poland, Scotland, France, Germany and night classes at the world's largest swing dance festival in Herrang, Sweden. Anna moved to St. Louis in 2012 and promptly fell in love with the city and its people. She currently teaches Lindy, Blues, Balboa, Chaleston, Solo jazz, Collegiate Shag, and St. Louis Shag.