Remy Kouakou Kouame is World champion Boogie Woogie 2006, and has an impressive trajectory of achieved prizes. He started dancing very young and discovered the Boogie Woogie through Rock’n Roll. In addition to Boogie Woogie, Remy dances other disciplines such as West Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Solo Jazz and Hip Hop, which gives him a lot of versatility when expressing and improvising at the dance. He is a passionate dancer who stands out for having a great gift for playing the swing music.
His dance is characterized by his genuine and elegant style, his natural talent to perform the rhythms as well as his incredible musicality. For Remy the most important thing in swing dancing is how to lead and follow, but also know how to have fun and express yourself instead of wanting to impress. Together with Alice Mei they make an outstanding couple, placed on the top of the best lindy hop international dancers nowadays.
Alice Mei started dancing at the very young age of 4 years old and have done numerous types of dances until she fell in love with Lindy Hop. She has now been swing dancing more than 14 years and keep being fascinated by the art of improvisation. Connecting with his partner through rhythm helps she dancing her following and is the most inspiring thing at the moment. She has been spreading the joy of lindy hop and authentic jazz in more than 30 countries through teaching, performing, competing and social dancing. She loves the diversity of movement and the freedom of expression this dance brings to the world. She hopes to keep learning things and keep on inspiring people for as long as possible. She’s one of the best followers of the Lindy Hop scene to us and we’re so happy she’ll be teaching in this 5th edition, so we’ll let her inspire you as she has been inspiring us until the moment.