About

Ian Ono and Jana Monji met through Argentine tango and their love of dancing expanded into two columns at Examiner.com.  Currently, Examiner.com is undergoing reconstruction, so we decided to start this blog to make finding our articles easier.

Jana has taken classes in ballroom, but Argentine tango and East coast swing dancing are her passions. She also loves DWTS and ABDC.

Ian is only slowly learning swing, but prefers to dance swango. He has taken martial arts classes and provides commentary on how martial arts has influenced modern dance choreography.

Ian has a Ph.D. in chemistry from UCLA, but now only mixes the kind of chemicals you need to make a smoothie. Jana has an M.A. from UCLA in East Asian Languages and Cultures as well as a USC M.A. in print journalism.  She has written about the performing arts for over a decade.

We write:

Jana J. Monji write (and accept Ian’s comments) on:

The lyrics and the title of this blog are from an Asian song.

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