Gary Grimm started dancing in 2011 at Truman State University. Since then Gary has traveled to events across the United States to learn and compete. He has dabbled in Lindy, Charleston, St. Louis Shag, Balboa, and Blues and values dancing as a way to reflect and add to the music being played.

Gary started teaching weekly classes in 2012 at Truman State University with the University Swingers. He started competing and teaching with Katie Leatherberry in 2016 making finals in the Nevermore, St. Louis Shag competition in 2016 and teaching at various events in the midwest. He is excited to share his knowledge with you.