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Workshops

Skye Humphries & Naomi Uyama

Lindy Hop Workshop Weekend
Uptown Swing Dance with Gordon Webster & Friends

Friday, November 24, 2017 - Sunday, November 26, 2017

The 10th year for this wonderful weekend with Skye Humphries, Naomi Uyama, plus Gordon Webster & Friends at Uptown Swing Dance on Saturday night. Always a highlight of the year. Don’t miss it!

Skye HumphriesSkye was first persuaded to dance Lindy Hop by his mother in 1996, but quickly discovered his own love of social dancing, swing music and the Lindy Hop community. This led him to a wider interest in dance and he took classes in Ballet, Modern, and Jazz. Since 1999 he has taught wherever Lindy Hop is done- from national weekends to international dance camps. He is a founding member of some the most influential modern Lindy Hop troupes including Minnie’s Moochers, Mad Dog, and the Silver Shadows. Skye has also won titles at all of the major Lindy Hop competitions including ULHS, ILHC, ALHC, and the World Lindy Hop Championships. This involvement with Lindy Hop sparked his wider interest in America’s history and cultural heritage leading him to pursue American Studies at The George Washington University where he received his master’s degree in 2007. Skye continues to be one of the most active instructors on the worldwide Lindy Hop scene and is a regular at Beantown Camp. He currently resides in London, England.

Naomi UyamaNaomi discovered Lindy Hop in her hometown of Washington DC over 15 years ago when she was in her teens. She has taught workshops all around the world and performed for dance and music legends alike. She has won champion titles at such prestigious competitions as the Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown, the American Lindy Hop Championships, and the U.S. Open Swing Dance Championships. When she’s not traveling in the name of triple steps, decorating cakes, or loving libraries, Naomi lives in Minneapolis with her husband Peter Strom, where they also have a very active local dance studio. Naomi also has a beautiful singing voice and has performed with some of the top national Swing bands including the Gordon Webster Band, the Boilermaker Jazz Band and Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five. Now with her own band, Naomi & Her Handsome Devils, she appears at major Swing events around the world. Naomi is also a regular instructor at Beantown Camp.

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