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SMORGASBORD OF SWING 17
Welcome back friends to another great year for our one day Thanksgiving weekend workshop event! As always, fill up on turkey day and get ready to work it off with us.

We are so ready to be bringing such fun teachers from our surrounding areas to teach you! If you are new or somewhat newto dance, jump in our beginner classes and enter the amazing world of swing dancing.

If you have some experience and are looking to be challenged, then don't miss out on our intermediate / advanced Lindy Hop and Charleston.

BUT, if you really want to challenge your dance skills and add another. Style to your dance, DO NOT miss our 2 hour special he Louisiana dance, Zydeco!

Registration: Opens September 30th at 1:00pm

Full day pass: $40 (includes the dance)
Pay per class: $15
Dance ony: $10

4 hours of lessons from 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Dance goes from 8:00pm - 12:00am

Instructors:
Kerry Kapaku (Indianapolis,IN) & David Deenik (St. Louis, MO)
TJ Sweda & Krystle Sweda (Lexington, KY)
Joel Domoe & Melanie Myers (Cincinnati, OH)

Band:
Ben Levin Band

DJs:
TBA

Competitions:
TBA

Class breakdown:
12:00 - 1:00pm
Basement floor - Zydeco (Joel & Melanie)
Main floor - Intermediate Lindy Hop (Kerry & David)
Upstairs floor - Beginner Charleston (TJ & Krystle)

1:20 - 2:20PM
Basement floor - Zydeco (Joel & Melanie)
Main floor - Int / Advanced Lindy Hop (Kerry & David)
Upstairs floor - Beginner Charleston (TJ & Krystle )

2:40 - 3:40pm
Basement floor - Beginner Lindy Hop (TJ & Krystle)
Main floor - Intermediate Charleston (Kerry & David)

4:00 - 5:00pm
Basement floor - Beginner Lindy Hop (TJ & Krystle)
Main floor - Advanced Charleston (Kerry & David)

Dance:
8:00pm - 12:00am

Instructors

Kerry Kapaku (Indianapolis IN)
















Kerry Kapaku comes from a long history of training, performing, and teaching ballet and contemporary dance professionally. She has been dancing since she was just four years old, and holds a BFA in Dance Performance and Education from The Ohio State University. Kerry was introduced to Lindy Hop and vintage jazz dancing during her time at OSU, and has been hooked ever since. Kerry has a passion for teaching, and brings that enthusiasm into every class she teaches, whether she's teaching to a large group or a doing a one-on-one private lesson. Kerry strives to cultivate a fun and encouraging environment for all of her students, while emphasizing the importance of efficient muscular engagement and anatomical alignment. In addition to Lindy Hop, Kerry also specializes in St. Louis Shag, and is considered to be one of the strongest shag dancers in the Midwest. Kerry loves to compete, and has placed at events such a Midwest Lindy Fest, Nevermore Jazz Ball, and Camp Hollywood. When she's not out traveling the country for dancing, Kerry serves as Head Instructor for Naptown Stomp Lindy Hop Society, Indianapolis's only organization dedicated to teaching, preserving, and promoting vintage dancing.

David Deenik (St. Louis MO)










From day one, Dave's passion for Lindy hop has been cultivated by traveling all over the Midwest and across the country learning from the best instructors the international scene has to offer. Dave started teaching for his hometown scene Naptown Stomp in 2013, and currently can be found teaching and organizing for the STL Jitterbugs in St. Louis. In and out of the classroom he loves to explore where and when momentum can be created in the dance and how partners can capitalize on it.

Dave is also a big fan and promoter of St. Louis Shag and is considered to be one of the strongest shag dancers in the Midwest. You may have seen him in shag competitions and performances at events like The Nevermore Jazz Ball, Lindy Focus, and more. Ask him to dance wherever you find him!

Smorgasbord Registration