Mikaela was born in Stockholm, Sweden and grew up with a love for music and dancing. Already as a kid she had a special liking for Swing, with favourite artists such as Ella Fitzgerald and Bill Haley. At the age of 13 she discovered Lindy Hop for the first time and since then she has never stopped! Today Mikaela travels all over the world to teach, compete and social dance. When dancing Mikaela often has a big smile on her face, so if she’s at the dance you won’t miss her.
Together with Oskar Markusson she placed 2:nd at ULHS 2008, and 3:rd at ILHC 2009. Together they also won the world championships 2009, the swedish championships 2008, 2010 in Lindy Hop.
Mikaela and Nicolas Deniau placed 2:nd in the European Swing Dance Championships, 2011 Classic division, 1:st at the Crazy Rhythm Challenge, 2011 as well as a 5:th place at ILHC, 2011 Classic division. Mikaela also took a 3:rd place together with Kevin St. Laurent in the Invited Jack’n Jill division, ILHC 2011.
Mikaela can speak backwards, give her a word or sentence in English, Swedish or French and she’ll easily reverse it for you.
Mikaela lives in Stockholm gives weekly classes. On weekends Mikaela travels to give workshops and perform at different festivals.