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Join us for a new introductory swing dance lesson from 8 to 9 at Reso Box, a cool art collaboration/cafe space near Queensboro Plaza!! (http://resobox.com)
Swing Dancing is a very easy fun dance developed to the sound of big band jazz music in 30s and 40s!! No partner or experience necessary. Just bring your comfortable shoes and your happy feet. Meet new friends while you get some exercise done. The class will be taught by Evan Dean and Akemi Kinukawa. Looking forward to dancing with you! Class space is limited. Please RSVP below to guarantee your spot!!
Early Bird Price: $8 per person (cash at door only)
NOTE: The price on this invite will say the class is free although it is $8 : )
Schedule: August 20, 2014, Wednesday
8:00pm to 9:00pm Workshop
9:00pm to 9:30pm Dance Party & Mingle
Location: RESOBOX, Inc.
41-26 27th Street,
Long Island City, NY 11101
Tel: (718) 784-3680
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When & Where
Akemi Kinukawa, Swing Dance Astoria
Akemi Kinukawa has been teaching and dancing Lindy Hop, the original form of swing dancing, for over 15 years. She has extensive experience teaching the dance to diverse students including children, youth, seniors, ESL and Special Ed students and adults. She currently works at You Should Be Dancing! Dance Center in Manhattan. But she recently created an organization called Swing Dance Astoria which aims at building a friendly swing dance community in Astoria, LIC and other parts of Queens. She also teaches partner dancing to children in public schools as a teaching artist of Dancing Classrooms, also known as “Mad Hot Ballroom.” She has performed and choreographed Lindy Hop routines for various events, including Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center.
Akemi started swing dancing as a young adult. Since then, she met wonderful people from all over the world and her life has changed significantly. Based on her personal experience, she is very passionate about sharing her love for this dance, and bringing dancers out of everyone.
She can be reached at SwingDanceAstoria@gmail.com