Meet the team behind Swing Dance Nashville!


Eric Stevens – President

Eric is an avid swing dancer, screen printer, and snake charmer –  which, we promise, isn’t a euphemism. (Snakes, apparently, find him quite charming.) He likes bow ties, girls with flowers in their hair, and the way swing dancing gives him the opportunity to be a part of something larger than himself. As the president … Continue reading Eric Stevens – President

Chelsea Kwast – Treasurer

Chelsea Kwast’s love of lindy hop and all things 1940’s began when she was only 7 and heard “Sing, Sing, Sing” for the first time.  She is thrilled to be part of a thriving community that fosters her love of learning as well as her love of dance.  As treasurer, Chelsea is responsible for tracking … Continue reading Chelsea Kwast – Treasurer

Krystin Larsen – Teachers

Krystin has danced Lindy hop since 2007. She began her love affair with dance at 5 years old with ballet, and she first got hooked on the jitter juice, swing dancing, in 1999. She has taught dance for 20 years, and she has taught swing dance for 16 years. A lifelong teacher she has taught, … Continue reading Krystin Larsen – Teachers