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Calling all swingers - Alumni Profiles
December 2011 Issue
Kara Dyckman is a busy woman. Seven months ago, she gave birth to her second son, Colby, who joined big brother Conor, 2. She has a house and a dog and a husband, Shain. She’s an assistant professor of psychology at UGA. And now Dyckman (MS ’05, PhD ’07) is co-owner of Leap Trapeze, a flying trapeze school that opened in Athens in August. Her life is “kind of crazy,” she says, but she wouldn’t have it any other way. Opening a business of their own was a goal of the Dyckmans, who met while working at Club Med in Florida. Shain was a trapeze instructor there and recruited Kara, who was working with children, to perform a doubles trapeze act. Five years later—and after getting married—they headed to Athens, where Kara earned graduate degrees and the two performed together at Canopy Studio, an aerial dance company. After graduation Kara was awarded a post-doctoral fellowship through Massachusetts General Hospital, and they …
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