Clogging with Lois Elling

Lois Elling has been teaching clogging since 1976, including long-term classes in the San Francisco Bay Area, clogging workshops all over California and out-of-state, and teaching other clogging instructors how to teach. She teaches both the Blossom Hill Cloggers and Diablo Mountain Cloggers weekly, and directs the exhibition team, Clogging Express. Lois has held every office in the Northern California Cloggers Association and was instrumental in its formation in 1984.

Please note that due to the current covid-19 pandemic, all classes are on hold. However, classes continue with free videos. See below for more information.

Contact Lois

Learn How to Clog
Lois teaches regular classes in the Bay Area:
Blossom Hill Cloggers Monday evenings
Campbell (South Bay)
Diablo Mountain Cloggers Wednesday evenings
Danville (Contra Costa County)
And is available for private lessons. Contact Lois for info.
Lois has performed since her first year of clogging in 1974. Since 1998 she has taught and directed Clogging Express, a performance team with members from around the San Francisco Bay Area. Contact Lois for information about performances or if interested in joining the team.
Teaching Clogging Book
In 1986, Lois wrote a comprehensive book on how to teach clogging. A thoroughly revised and updated edition is now available as an eBook here.
N.C.C.A. Inc.
The Northern California Cloggers Association, Inc. has been in existance since 1984 to help promote clogging and cloggers in Northern California. NCCA sponsors four workshops each year. For more information and dates, visit the NCCA website.
Cue Sheets
There are currently over 180 cue sheets for clogging dances available on the cue sheet page. Each one is a pdf file.
Clogging Terminology and Step Lists
In addition to cue sheets, Lois has many handouts with descriptions of clogging terminology and steps available.
Besides loving to dance, Lois loves to take pictures. View her many clogging pictures on her photography website.
Since the covid-19 pandemic started, physical classes are on hold. However, Lois continues to teach weekly. She records and posts videos for easy-intermediate and intermediate cloggers. Link goes to her channel on YouTube.

Rev. 2/2/21