Kim Porter (aka SkateyLady)

Kim Porter (aka SkateyLady)

About

Kim (aka SkateyLady) has spent three decades chasing various forms of dance related dreams around the globe and over ten years teaching. When she first saw a roller dancer hoovering inches above the ground, literally levitating rhythmically in roller skates, she was IN. Kim
describes dancing in wheels to be something like the pleasure found in the first few moments of a cotton candy high but it lasts and is renewed in connection with each new beat. Kim lives to organize, strategize, inclusivize and dancercise in community with anyone
likeminded! She organizes skate meet ups, roll outs, rink rousts, parade parties, teaching events and is beyond stoked help organize Treefort’s first series of roller skate events including a pop-up roller disco! Kim believes there is something universal in the magic of roller skating no matter your specialty or walk of life. Moments of blissful endorphin rushes are accomplished on the narrow edge between skillful control and letting go. For this Skatey Lady, roller dance check, check, checks many boxes of physical and mental health, creativity, self-expression, connection to others and
membership in community. If you don’t already know, take it from Kim, “4 wheels move the body. 8 wheels move the soul!”