Kristin Winn Weinrich

Swing dancing since: 1998

Kristin Winn Weinrich, a Washington, D.C. area native, is an award-winning lindy hop competitor, performer, and international instructor. Her love of swing dancing began at the age of 8 when she regularly appeared on a local dance show in the spirit of Alan Freed's Rock n' Roll Dance Party. She holds titles from the American Lindy Hop Championships for lindy and blues and the National Jitterbug Champions for shag and balboa. Kristin has appeared on specialty programming for PBS, BET on Jazz, and in independent film. Her greatest honors include performing at the National Memorial Day Concert alongside Chicago and at the official dedication ceremony of the WWII Memorial on the national mall with an audience of over 100,000 WWII veterans and the president of the United States.