Archives for June 2012

Are You Ever “Too Old” to Clog?

We’ve talked with a lot of cloggers.

And our answer to the question, “Are you ever too old to clog?” is a definite NO WAY!

Check out this sweet heart working it in her clogging shoes:

For all of you out there that are in your “prime years”, we invite you to ClogOn!

The 7 Most Watched Clogging Dance Videos on Youtube

At, we’re always trying to find the best clogging has to offer – people that can really make music with their clogging shoes.

Leave a comment to let us know which of these clogging dance videos is YOUR favorite!

The 7 Most Watched Clogging Videos on Youtube

#1 Laura Bell Bundy – 5,714,795 Views

#1 starts at the 2:14 mark – has 5,714,795 views:

#2 Jessica Sauer – 1,911,133 Views

Jessica performs a dance to “Cotton-Eyed Joe” for the Miss Houston 2006 pageant, The Woodlands TX – 1,911,133 views:

#3 All That at America’s Got Talent (1st time) – 757,440 views

Our good friends All That take clogging to a whole new level on America’s Got Talent! – 757,440 views

#4 An oldie but a goodie! – 537,438 views.

(It had sharing turned off so here’s the link if you’d like to watch this clogging classic.

#5 Southern Belles Clogging Team- 432,643 views

The Southern Belles area always ripping it up! Check them out here at a clogging competition performing to Red Neck Girl.

#6 More Southern Belles at America’s Got Talent! – 366,842 views!

#7 A Clogging Demo – 176,306 views

This is a demo of contemporary clogging. There are other types of clogging, some more traditional, dancing to traditional bluegrass music. But this is the Line category of competition clogging. The teams in this video are The Southern Belles, Dynamic Edition, the Clogging Sensation and the UCDC Elite Stars. Thanks Michael Scrip! 176,306 views!

Which clogging video is your favorite and why?

Leave a comment below. If there are some we’ve missed, share those too!

Thanks and ClogOn!

Featured Clogging Director: Pauline Toulouse Part Two

This is part two of our Featured Clogging Director series for Pauline Beaudoin. We appreciate all of our clogging friends and would love to feature you in the future.

Thanks for sharing this on Facebook, Twitter, and anywhere else you can to help “keep clogging strong!”

7. If there were one thing could do for clogging, what would you recommend?

Cue sheets of different styles and levels

8. What are the top 5 products you use most in clogging?

  1. Stevens taps
  2. Clogging videos
  3. Clogging shoes
  4. Music
  5. Cuesheets/syllabus

9. What are the 3 best clogging events you go to on at least a yearly basis?

Gigue en fete / Festival in Canada

Unfortunately in my area there is not much, we write most of our routines due to most conventions being so far away. We usually get videos and get new material that way.

Thank you for keeping clogging alive; we see many students wanting to get back to traditional in my areas. Please let me know if I can be of any help , yours truly
Pauline Beaudoin