Kevin St. Laurent Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Instructor Name Kevin St. Laurent
Dance Styles: Vintage Dances, Partner Charleston, Lindy Hop, Jazz (Vernacular)
Teaches with: Jo Hoffberg
Available lessons: 162 Lessons, 41 Lesson Packs
Hailing From Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Instructor Contact Email Kevin St. Laurent

Kevin St. Laurent is internationally recognized for his energy and innovation as a Lindy Hop dancer, instructor, performer and choreographer.. His creativity on the dance floor stems from a command of musicality and partner connection, features of his dance that make him such an engaging performer, and his priorities in both improvisation and choreography. As an instructor, he concentrates on the technique of these elements at all levels, teaching his students the ability to adapt the style of their dance to that of the music and to create a dynamic dance with their partner. Kevin's energy and focus on fun are a constant backdrop to all of his work.

Competition Awards:

  • 2008 National Jitterbug Championships - Showcase Division - 1st Place
  • 2008 Canadian Swing Championships - Fast Lindy Division - 1st Place
  • 2008 Canadian Swing Championships - Just Do It Division - 1st Place
  • 2008 Canadian Swing Championships - Cabaret Division - 1st Place
  • 2007 American Lindy Hop Champion - American Showcase - 1st Place
  • 2007 Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown - Jack & Jill - 1st Place
  • 2007 Virginia State Open
    • Lindy Hop Strictly Division - 1st Place
    • Lindy Hop Jack & Jill - 1st Place
    • Cross-Over Invitational Jack & Jill - 1st Place
  • 2006 Swingin' New England - Invitational Lindy Jack & Jill - 1st Place
  • 2006 Boston Tea Party - Invitational Lindy Jack & Jill - 1st Place
  • 2006 Boston Tea Party - Team Battle - 1st Place
  • 2005 US Open Swing Dance Championships - Strictly Swing Team Battle - 1st Place
  • 2005 World Lindy Hop Championships - Freestyle Division - 1st Place
  • 2005 Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown - Endurance Contest - 1st Place
  • 2005 Boston Tea Party - Invitational Crossover Strictly - 1st Place
  • 2004 US Open Swing Dance Championships - Lindy Showcase - 1st Place
  • 2004 US Open Swing Dance Championships - Strictly Lindy - 1st Place
  • 2004 US Open Swing Dance Championships - Strictly Swing Team Battle - 1st Place
  • 2004 Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown - Team Division - 1st Place
  • 2004 Boogie by the Bay - Lindy Showcase - 1st Place
  • 2004 National Jitterbug Championships - Pro Jack & Jill - 1st Place
  • 2003 US Open Swing Dance Championships - Strictly Swing Challenge - 1st Place
  • 2003 US Open Swing Dance Championships - Strictly Lindy - 1st Place
  • 2003 National Jitterbug Championships - Pro Jack & Jill - 1st Place
  • 2003 North Atlantic Dance Championships - Lindy Showcase - 1st Place
  • 2002 US Open Swing Dance Championships - Lindy Showcase - 1st Place
  • 2002 American Lindy Hop Champion - American Showcase - 1st Place
  • 2002 North Atlantic Dance Championships - Lindy Showcase - 1st Place
  • 2002 North Atlantic Dance Championships- Champion Jack & Jill - 1st Place
  • 2001 US Open Swing Dance Championships - Lindy Showcase - 1st Place
  • 2001 American Lindy Hop Champion - American Showcase - 1st Place
  • 2001 Virginia State Open
    • Open Showcase Lindy Hop - 1st Place
    • Open Showcase Hollywood - 1st Place
    • Open Showcase Jitterbug - 1st Place
    • Open Classic Lindy Hop - 1st Place
    • Open Classic Hollywood - 1st Place
    • Overall Showcase - 1st Place
    • Overall Classic - 1st Place
  • 2001 North Atlantic Dance Championships - Lindy Showcase - 1st Place
  • 2001 North Atlantic Dance Championships - Team Division - 1st Place
  • 2001 Jitterbug Jam III - Open Showcase - 1st Place
  • 2000 Swing By The Sea - Advanced Jack & Jill - 1st Place
  • 2000 World Lindy Hop Championships - 1st Place

Kevin St. Laurent's Demo Video


Kevin St. Laurent's Popular Lessons See All

Fast Frankie

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Named after the late, great Frankie M...
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Solo Swivel Drills (1_5)

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This lesson teaches one of the most i...
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1920s Charleston Footwork (...

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This lesson is a complete exposition ...
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Texas Tommy Comb-Over

1276
This lesson teaches a challenging and...
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Lindy Hop Spinning (1 of 6)...

1401
An in depth explanation of technique ...
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Swivels in the Swing Out (3_5)

1201
In this powerfully informative lesson...
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Texas Tommy Yo-Yo

1275
This lesson teaches two unique, flash...
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Pancake (Handstand Flip Tec...

1436
Very similar to the Pancake, this is ...
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Tandem Charleston Fly By Night

1271
In this lesson you will learn a compl...
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Frog Jump Swipe

1417
This lesson dresses up a classic jump...
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Pancake (Meatball Technique)

1435
Very similar to the Handstand Flip, t...
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Throw Out

1412
Here's how you enter a jam! This high...
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Lazy Fast Swing Out (3 of 8)

1223
This lesson is part 3 of 8 in the Laz...
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A-Frame Aerial

1190
This lesson breaks down a classic, mu...
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Single and Double Charlesto...

1195
In this lesson, you will learn two ve...
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Lazy Fast Footwork (1 of 8)

1221
This lesson is part 1 of 8 in the Laz...
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Tandem Charleston Promenade

1269
In this lesson you learn a fun and in...
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Partner Swivel Connection (...

1200
Once you've mastered the basic moveme...
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Intro to Lindy Hop: Putting...

1220
This lesson is part 17 of 17 in the I...
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Lindy Hop Spinning (2 of 6)...

1402
This lesson focuses on how to give an...
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Hot Chocolate Slide

1450
This lesson teaches a fantastic aeria...
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Pancake Backpack Combo

1437
A delicious combination between the P...
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Lazy Fast Free Spins (4 of 8)

1224
This lesson is part 4 of 8 in the Laz...
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Intro to Lindy Hop: Eight C...

1215
This lesson is part 12 of 17 in the I...
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Classic Texas Tommy

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This lesson teaches a move that is an...
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1920s Partnered Charleston ...

1181
This lesson takes you through all the...
vintage dances
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1920s Partnered Charleston ...

1183
This lesson teaches a core move in th...
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Tandem Charleston: Follow S...

1267
This is part 9 of 10 in the Intermedi...
partner charle...
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Ultimate Aerial Fundamental...

1407
This lesson is the first of 3 lesson ...
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A-Frame

1410
This classic aerial made famous by Wh...
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Kevin St. Laurent's Dance Packs By Style

Vintage Dances

11
1 Vintage Dances Dance Packs
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Partner Charleston

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12 Partner Charleston Dance Packs
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Lindy Hop

18
26 Lindy Hop Dance Packs
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Jazz (Vernacular)

22
2 Jazz (Vernacular) Dance Packs
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Kevin St. Laurent's Lessons By Dance Style

Vintage Dances

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10 Vintage Dances Dance Lessons
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Partner Charleston

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36 Partner Charleston Dance Lessons
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Lindy Hop

18
115 Lindy Hop Dance Lessons
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Jazz (Vernacular)

22
1 Jazz (Vernacular) Dance Lessons
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