SWINGIN' G

BOOKS    n    SERVICES

Swingin' lariats by day

 

 

& ski poles

through the winter-time

--one iron . . . in many fires

 

& dance partners by night

~ GARY HEINS ~

wrangler-skier     &  writer 

 

Intro---p1                               BOOKS---p2               SERVICES---p3             GARY WHO?---p4                              E-Contact---p5

 

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             SWINGIN' G BOOKS          

for you Wranglers--                                  To Book Covers                                         --for you Skiers

Horseman Ray Hunt said, "Riding is like dancing"

       --Gary Heins says, "Dancing is like riding."

HAVE HARMONY WITH WOMEN

Illustrated.               --Heinsian WESTERN SWING   .

                                     

SIT DEEP IN THE SADDLE                    Illustrated.

--Heinsian WESTERN RIDING is a "butt-first" chronology

of riding tasks, from beginning riders on gentle horses,

. . . to experienced riders on totally green unbroke horses.                 

 

Some columns about western riding,

RIDING WITH HEINS-SIGHT

(TWELVE EASY READS)

 

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Having trouble making ends meet, Gary turns part of

his Swingin' G Ranch into a Country Club. 

GOLFING WITH HEINS-SIGHT

(NINE WHOLE COLUMNS)

 

When horses ain't feasible, old mountain bikes.

                 ESCAPE ON TWO WHEELS

--Heinsian BIKE-PACKING            Illustrated.

Treating skiing like ranch work, Gary is the first-n-only

to use the term "Ski-boy," an off-season cowboy

who goes up on the range to pack snow for summer irrigation.

THE GREATEST SKI INSTRUCTOR  IN THE WEST   tells how

one teacher was sent into exile by the "Roamin' Ski School."

 Featuring  "A Savvy Ski-boy's Seven Silky Sayin's,"

                                  

Gary's discovered a Golden Rule in ski teaching:  

ONE GOOD TURN DESERVES ANOTHER

—Heinsian DOWNHILL SKIING

offers a chronology of skiing tasks in the safest order possible. 

He monitors a skier's comfort zone,

Illustrated.                 just like he would a young horse.      

 

SKIING WITH HEINS-SIGHT

(FIFTEEN UPRIGHT COLUMNS)

 

THE  PROHIBITION

OF SNOW-BOARDING

--THE ENFORCEMENT OF TRUE DOWNHILL SKIING

--By GH--USST       'as told to' NED BUNTLINE

is a dime-novel of the range war in Ski Country, about

 how the Clantons and McLaurys rustled skateboarders

 up from the cities . . . and branded them snowboarders.

 

Finally, some poetry you can plant your face in,

RIMES OF AN ANCIENT SKI TEACHER

 --Heinsian SKI-BOY POETRY       .         

Retail Buyers find these books anywhere:

 

www.Barnes&Noble.com/GARY HEINS          www.Amazon.com/GARY HEINS   

(Searching the author's name  will get more results than just one  title.)

 

Large Groups & BookSellers  not linked with IngramBookCo,

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While developing his careers as a wrangler and ski teacher,

Gary often took pride in  driving school buses--he developed strong opinions about

THE GREATEST   SCHOOL-BUS  DRIVER EVER

with a chapter on 'graduating' to the big OTR Buses

 

Sit down, for a rare course in fine writing,

"BUTT-FIRST" WRITING--THE HEINSIAN WAY

(TWELVE INSTILLMENTS)

 

 

           SWINGIN' G  SERVICES          

fer you Wranglers--                                     To Book Covers                                            ---fer you Skiers

"The woman-folk want to dance, . . .

and one guy cannot dance them all himself, so--"

 

GARY HEINS

        WESTERN

SWING

Dances  &  Clinics

Using Classic Country Music,

  Have sound, will travel

 

 --swing moves galore

   --two-step   

    --one-step

     --cha-cha      --and more

 

For Cowboy/Lady Reciprocity,Gary's dancing

. . . is based on fine Horse-Training methods.

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Gary's worked  a lot of ranches over the years, and he now prefers

his own brand of  COLT BENDING at home for himself. 

If you want his brand to team up with your brand,

as a seasonal wrangler, we can talk about it

--get some fine dancing out of the deal too.

"Few people reach their full potential as a skier or teacher

--I just want to help them reach their full potential.  It helps

if the instructor knows how to stay out of the student's way."

 

With his fine ski books, it's obvious Gary should be offering his own brand of

DOWNHILL SKIING    Lessons & Clinics

Just like his dance-teaching,

Gary Heins is doing to ski-teaching what Ray Hunt did to horse-training

--he's there for the students, all politics be damned!!! .

With Gary, . . . you learn how easy it is, . . . not how hard it is.

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And:

Besides his   SKI-BOY POETRY,

You skiers might want Gary's DUAL GS SKI-BOY BAND,

the finest in SKI-BOY-n-WESTERN MUSIC,

his "country diction in turns,"

"songs he wrote on the plains between Jackson Hole and Texas,"

where he uses skiing as a crutch, to get away from his troubles

---they say he can sing . . . like he don't need the money.

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Call the HeinsQuarters of the

SWINGIN' G  RANCH  or WINTER RANGE

(928) 205-7756

This may seem like a lot, but it really isn't. 

It's his winter day-time occupation, his  summer day-time occupation,

. . . and their two related evening activities.

Magazines & Newspapers can call about HEINS-SIGHT columns

--collections about RIDING, SKIING, WRITING, & other topics.

 

 

GARY WHO?                                                                                                                                        

                Born and raised in the midwest, Gary Heins knew by age 4 that he wanted to be a cowboy..  However, having grown-ups in his life fearing no future for cowboys, something happened that would shape his life and the SWINGIN' G brand: they took away his securely well-worn dilapidated  cowboy hat.  . . . Little did they know.

            So DOWNHILL SKIING is what lured Gary west to begin with in 1976--a kind of substitute for riding and roping.  Now he's taught thousands of skiers of all ages and abilities, most of these for the earlier-day frontier-justice Jackson Hole Ski School---he knows how to prevent runaways on the steeps and skiers getting bucked off in the moguls.  Extremely qualified, but never fully-certified by PSIA because of politics and pecking orders, he can certify you to ride the high lift---whether you can ski down or not is up to you.  What you might call a working ski-boy, he considers it his job to go up on the winter range to pack snow for summer irrigation.  Maybe you've heard his weekly RADIO SKI-BOY address.  When you ski with Gary---he's been appointed as a U.S. SKI TEACHER with a jurisdiction for giving clinics anywhere in the West,---ask him to recite his classic SKI-BOY POETRY, which is what led to yet another heinsian phe­nomenon, his SKI-BOY-n-WESTERN MUSIC.

            Once out west, Gary remembered his lost cowboy hat and his aspiration to be a cowboy.  Using his skiing skills, he became a dude wrangler for several summers and learned to get acquainted with horses, using, uh, baby-talk.  A DEPUTY U.S. COLT BENDER, he does a bit of what he calls safe-n-easy COLT BENDING between spring and fall---to improve his riding and his dancing: rather than breaking a horse's spirit, he just tries to bend it in the right direction.  Read his WESTERN RIDING manual, and you'll be certified to get bucked off and get back on; but you don't have to get right back on, you just have to get back on right.

            WESTERN SWING  is where Gary's heart is in the evenings--"it's just part of being a well-rounded wrangler," he says.  Following the music of Bob Wills, George Strait, and many others, Gary teaches men . . . to lead women with discipline and spontaneity---no line-dancing.  "I've barroom danced with all kinds of women,  thousands of women including the difficult ones," he notes, "---everybody's wife, sister, girl-friend, mother-in-law,---and I've learned a lot about get­ting them to move the right way at the right time.  And," he says, "I am going to let you in on a secret: there is a dire need for men who know how to lead a woman on the country dance floor---fact is, I cannot dance them all myself."  Not to be confused with square dancing, which requires a trained caller and a lot of other people, this is something you can do at home or take downtown. . . .  Take his six-week lesson series or read his book, and Gary will certify you to dance with strangers.  Recently, when someone committed "Murder On Music Row," Gary was appointed U.S. DANCE TEACHER ---they decided, even if no one hangs of killing country music, someone should swing.

                                 

                Now that's not the old cliché "many irons in the fire," as most non-thinking people would think, but rather "one iron . . . in many different fires."  But Gary Heins, wrangler-skier, may be best known for his brass as a freelance writer---when they took away his cowboy hat, they uncovered an inquisitive mind.  Misunderstood by many, disturbing to some, Gary's mission, via a revised-n-up-dated cowboy mythology, is to side-step traditional hand-me-down beliefs and teaching methods . . . and put responsibility for learning back on the shoulders of the student.  To Gary, teaching means learning, and he has an uncanny ability for drawing parallels and perpendiculars and reading behind the lines, often showing people startling reflections of themselves, in a congruous way.  . . . Says Gary, "If I can help one man satisfy one woman on the dance floor, if I can prevent one divorce between horse-n-rider, prevent one divorce between skis-n-skier---"  . . . Besides his SWINGIN'  G BOOKS in tack stores, ski shops, and book stores, look for his columns, RIDING or SKIING WITH HEINS-SIGHT, as well as other topics, all full of that delightful backwards Heinsian Humor and Philosophy.         

                 --JD

 

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We hope you enjoyed your Scroll

--You're lucky this wasn't done like Jack Kerouac,

typed-out on a roll of paper towels

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