Maja has been working with dance in many forms - teaching, performing, producing and choreographing - for many years. It is no secret that she feels the most comfortable when being on stage. She gets her inspiration from the big stars of the golden era such as Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, Fred Astaire and The Nicholas Brothers, just to name a few. And like her idols she incorporates singing, dancing as well as acting in her performances. Maja was introduced to Lindy Hop at a very early age through her parents who were working as judges at Swedish swing dance competitions. But she truly fell in love with the dance when she first stumbled upon the social dance scene, at Herräng dance camp in 2005. She was amazed, especially with the improvisational part of Lindy Hop. Not only was it dancing, it was a way of communicating. Maja has a professional dancer’s degree from the Stockholm Ballet Academy and has been working with modern dancing for several years. However, it is the freedom, creativity and playfulness of Lindy Hop and jazz music that brings her the most joy and shines through in her teaching.