TOP PROFESSIONAL LISTINGS & CONTACT INFORMATION
Dance Sport UK
Gocha Chertkoev & Shorena Gachechitadze Gocha & Shorena
James & Jaana Kunitz Kunitz
Michael Mead &Toni RedpathClassic Dancers
Tony Meredith & Melanie LaPatin Tony &Melanie
Goran & Nicola Nordin Goran & Nicola
John & Cathi Nyemchek Nyemcheks Dance Centre
Bob Powers & Julia Gorchakova Rhythm Champions
Edward Simon Edward Simon Dance
Ann M. Basso NDCA
Ballroom, Hustle, Swing, Latin Instructions
Available for private lessons in the Rockville area.
Contact 301-942-3805 or Ann Basso@hotmail.com
Ann has taught at several area studios, including The Dance Factory in Arlington, VA.,
She teaches classes for the Montgomery Country Recreation Department, and
has taught at the Sport and Health Clubs and Glen Echo Park.
Ann is a guest instructor at The Hollywood Ballroom
International Latin, Hustle, Swing, American Ballroom
At Chevy Chase Ballroom 5207 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC (Friendship Heights Metro) 202-363-8344
Thomas's Voice mail: 202-857-8449
Thomas Bevans has 25+ years of teaching experience (with 15 years at Chevy Chase Ballroom.)
Thomas is adept at Group International Latin and American Style Ballroom classes.
Contact Thomas through Chevy Chase or directly to arrange your Personal Dance study; Programs or Group lessons for your Club or organization
He is available for private Coaching in competitive International Latin, Hustle and Swing or Jive as well as Exhibition Dance performances.
International Latin & Ballroom
Todd trained with world and US finalists, including Albert Franz, Joe Jenkins, Nonci Tirado, Beverly Anne Reese, Katarzina Kozak, Ron Bennet, Slavik Kryklyvyy, and Daniel Calloway. Currently seeking a talented professional to compete with.
He is the originator of DANCESPORT ENDURANCE© (DSE)*, an intensive class designed to increase torso strength and flexibility, rhythm, and endurance while practicing the basic actions of ballroom and latin dances.
Group and Private lessons are also available in Tyson's/McLean, VA, at the McLean Sport and Health and in Alexandria, VA at Studio Lioudmila. Contact me for further information.
* Dance Sport Endurance Copyright 2002 © Todd Borzych
Ballroom and Latin Instruction
Graduate of the School of the Hartford Ballet
Trainer for the ISTD
Daniel Calloway, F.I.S.T.D
Judging, Competitive International Ballroom and Latin Coaching
Dan has been competing professionally, coaching and judging for thirty-five years, repeatedly earning the distinctions of “Professional of the Year” and “Top Teacher” at many national level events
and within numerous dance organizations. He is an Asian-Pacific and United States Professional 10-Dance Grand Finalist. In 1985 Dan was the youngest dual fellow in the world with highly commended
fellowships in the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. He has served as the Chairman of Judges at the North American and USA Dance United States National DanceSport Championships and many other
national level events. Dan is also the DanceSport coach for the competitive DanceSport teams at Georgetown University and the University of Maryland, as well as serving as guest coach at numerous
other universities, congresses, and dance camps, including moderating the professional discussion panels at key events in the United States. Dan is an ISTD trainer helping to prepare candidates for
their teaching exams locally, as well as using Skype, a webcam, and www.danielcalloway.com to monitor their progress long-distance
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American Smooth & Rhythm, International Ballroom & Latin
7800 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda MD 20814 443-889-7106
Available for Group Lessons, Private Lessons, Pro-Am Competitions, and Shows
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Coaching and Instruction in 10 International
Ellicott City MD 410-465-5985
Bethesda MD, at Du-Shor Dance Studio 301-656-7434
By Appointment. Singles, Couples & PRO/AM
American Style Ballroom - smooth, rhythm, hustle, swing and social dance
firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 301.442.4942
Instruction for singles, couples, and groups, beginner to advanced levels.
Fellow, North American Dance Teachers Association, (A.S.)
Jerry was a long time amateur dancer having competed from New York to
Florida and has won several prestigious national amateur events including
the Virginia State Open Hustle Championship. Jerry places strong emphasis on
proper technique and solid basics in order for his students to become
stand-out social or successful competition dancers. He teaches both private
and group classes throughout the DC Metro Area.
Judging and Coaching
Singles and Couples by Appointment
New York, Washington, DC, Virginia, and Baltimore.
Contact Bill directly for bookings: 917-513-5990
Ponti Del Mercado
Argentine Tango Instructor and Performer
703 - 866-5459
8320 Terra Grande Ave.
Springfield VA., 22153.
Ponti has been working in the Washington Metropolitan area for the past 15 years.
Zuli Russi works in the Washington and has been partners with Ponti for the past four years as a dance partner and as a solo singer.
Beverly Donahue F.I.S.T.D
All International & American Styles, Theatre Arts, Ajudicating
Ms. Donahue's Washington DC area Private hours by appointment
"Trainer to the Champions"
220 Kentlands Blvd #1, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878
Ms. Donahue is a British Professional Latin finalist; World's Professional Latin 3rd Place Finalist and North American 10 Dance Champion with World Class Adjudicator Ranking.
Ms. Donahue is available for coaching and adjudicating in:
American Style Ballroom, Smooth and Rhythm,
International Style Ballroom and Latin,
Clogging instruction and coaching for performers 7000 Dunningham Place, McLean, VA
International Ballroom and Latin Coaching PHONE: 804-346-0265 or 804-264-4209
Ms. Drury is an independent ballroom dance instructor in Richmond Va.
She teaches International-style and Latin American ballroom dancing.
She holds the Associate Degree, with high commendation, from the International Dance Teachers' Association (IDTA.)
Christine trained with former British professional champions with over 30 years of dancing experience (starting at age 10)
and over 19 years of teaching experience in England and the United States
She teaches at The Dance Space and available for private lessons and group classes in the Richmond area.
Anthony G. (Tony) Dunn
Stepping "Chicago Style"
Anthony G. (Tony) Dunn
Pam & Tony Dunn at: 301-774-7993
Chicago Style Stepping Classes, Workshops and/or "Steppers Set,"
at your De./Balt./D.C./No.Va. location, or ours,
taught by veteran "Chicago Style" Steppers!
Ballroom & Latin Instruction; Qualified Adjudicator
Phone: (301) 493-6439
The Fellowship Auditorium 2201 "P" St.
Washington D.C. N.W. 20036
Available for teaching couples, singles,all levels,all ages,all stages
Member British Association of Teachers of Dancing (BATD), U.S. Terpsichore (USTA)
Teaches Technique, Coaches Competitors, Choreograph Exhibitions
Finalist World 10 Dance Championship London, England; Semi Final British Ballroom Championship (Blackpool) UK.
Rickey Geiger, NDCA
American and International Styles of Dance - All Dances Vienna Dance Academy Ballroom Department
113 B Church St. Vienna, VA (Savia Blvd.)
Direct 703-938-2709 or VA Dance Academy (Studio) 703-255-2231
Training available in International Ballroom, International Latin, American Style Smooth & Rhythm. Specializing in Professional & Amateur Competition Training in all Styles and in Professional Examination Training. World Class Championship Ajudicator and Chair of Judges Fellow & Examiner NADTA; Executive Director NADOA.
International Ballroom and Latin Coaching Direct: 301-434-9073
Lou Giacchino, F.I.S.T.D., Latin and Ballroom. A Dual Fellow of the Imperial Society of
Teachers of Dance (ISTD).
Lou completed his training and professional exams at the Alex Moore School
in England. Lou's core strength is basic Ballroom and Latin technique.
He is available for group lessons and private lessons at various venues in the Washington area.
Interntaional Ballroom & PRO-AM
Available for coaching singles and couples in Int Style Ballroom from social to advanced competitive level.
American Smooth, Rhythm. International Standard, Latin Pro/Am
North-American Smooth Champion. ISTD and NADTA certified.
Available for coaching in all styles (American and International) and pro/am.
Singles and couples welcome
July 15, 2013
Carolina Shag Instructor
7006 Lee Park Court, Falls Church, VA
Private lessons for singles and couples, or group instruction, all levels, in home studio.
Free lessons for juniors (under 21).
Carolina Shag instructor for Fairfax County Department of Parks and Recreation.
Charter Member, Northern Virginia Shag Club; Competitive Shaggers Association (CSA);
Virginia Shaggers Hall of Fame; National Living Legends of Dance.
International Ballroom Dance Instructor
Fred Astaire Dance Studio
368 Troy-Schenectady Rd.
Latham, NY 12110
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Nancy Jenkins, Undefeated United States Champion
International Ballroom Coaching
U. S. Professional Ballroom Champion
9 Times Undefeated. 3rd in the British, 3rd in the World.
Inducted into America's Dancing Hall of Fame
Available for private coaching of couples.
Phone (202) 462-1244, Fax to (775) 993-2119
eMail at: email@example.com
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Craig & Heather Jennings
Carolina Shag Instructors
6140 Riverview Drive, King George, VA
Phone: (540) 775-5342
Craig firstname.lastname@example.org or:
Available for private and group lessons.
Craig & Heather are current instructors at the Northern Virginia Shag Club and
the Fredericksburg Shag Club teaching all levels of shag.
Coaching All Styles & Championship Adjudication
3677 1st Ave #406
San Diego, California 92103
619-291-7722 (Studio) - (619) 297-8679 (Home).
Wendy Johnson's dance and related experience includes:
– Former New Zealand Amateur Ballroom and Latin American Champion
-- Placed 7th in the British Amateur Latin Championships
– Choreographs, adjudicates and dances throughout the U.S.A.
– Choreographer and organizer of Southwest Regional Dance Championships and the Holiday Dance Classic
– Has appeared on several television shows
Mental, emotional and presentation preparation for ProAm and AmAm competitors
Your dance teacher, dance partner and dance coach will get you ready for when the music
I am here to help you enjoy the journey of your lessons, competition prep and even your look.
Coaching topics include:
** Confidence on and off the floor
** How to get the most our of your lessons
** How to pick a teacher/coach/partner
** Picking a competitive look that is right for you
** Which competitions are best for you
** How to prep for competitions: physically, mentally, emotionally, financially
** Do I really need a spray tan?
** Why do I forget my choreography when I see a judge looking at me?
** How to enjoy your ballroom journey
** I'm brand new, how do I get into competitive ballroom dance?
** How do I find the right partner?
** Finding inspiration on the bad days
** Finding your excellence
** Juggling a ProAm career. work/family/dance
Coaching via phone anytime or at competition
Also providing Goddess Weekends; a retreat for the female ProAm student
Coaching for individuals or couples
Callfor a consultation: (915)494-5485
Personal Training - Dance Choreography - Stage Presentation
The G. Kailor Dance program is for professional Dancers, Actors and Entertainers and students training in
theater arts and entertainment careers.
Call (702)837-6901 or E-mail: Gilbon7@yahoo.com
Classic International Ballroom Coaching
Chevy Chase Ballroom 202-363-8344
Lasca is available for coaching singles (men and/or women), couples, and classes in beginning to advanced International Ballroom as well as basic social.
Lasca can help you achieve your goals whether it's learning to have fun, competition dancing, or pursuing your personal best in dancing.
- 5 years of training under Australian champion
- 15 years of coaching from 9 times U. S. Champion and World Finalist
- 25 years of teaching couples and singles in International Ballroom
- 18 years of teaching technique and drill classes
- Competed professionally and as a Pro-Am teacher
- Danced and toured with Brigham Young University's Formation Team
- Competed as an amateur on the West Coast
- Member status with The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing
- Winner of professional competitions both in the United States and Canada
- Received bronze, silver, and gold amateur medals
Lessons for adults, singles, couples or group
Rona has been performing mambo and salsa since 2001 and has performed at major national and international salsa events. Currently she performs with 2 dance companies. She has been teaching mambo, salsa, and ladies' styling since 2001.
Lessons available (adults): private (singles, couples) or group. All levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced).
Dance demonstrations and exhibitions available.
Ballroom Instruction, Championship Adjudicator, U.K.A. qualified in Great Britain
1314 Chippewa St, Jupiter, Florida 33458
Kenneth McKechie has 30 years experience in Ballroom Dancing.
He is a former International Open To The World Latin American Dance Champion;
a Championship Adjudicator and is qualified with the U.K.A. in Great Britain.
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Coach and Choreographer-All Styles
Phone: 703 623 4229
World Championship Adjudicator
US Latin Champion, US Ten Dance Champion. Canadian Champion, Ballroom and Latin
Imperial Honors Graduate--London, FISTD, BB, LA
Director of the Theater Arts Branch, USISTD
Director of the American Dance Montage--Ballroom Theater Company
Frank Regan's Biography : http://dcdancenet.com/coaches/Frank_Regan/FrankReganBio.html
Aron and Tatyana Rubin
Ballroom Dance Instruction and Coaching
Lee and Peggy Santos
American Style Rhythm And Smooth
Santos Dance Studio
International Latin And Ballroom
Salsa & Argentine Tango
810 North Main St, Woodstock VA
(Home) Fort Valley, VA 22652
Phone: (540) 933-6778
Lee and Peggy Santos have been teaching classes and private sessions for well over 25 years in American Style Ballroom, International Latin, International Ballroom, Salsa and Argentine Tango. Qualified as World Class adjudicators, they were the 197779 U.S. American Style Champions; U.S. representatives to the 1981 World Latin Championships; Demonstrators at the 1987 Blackpool World Congress; U.S. International Latin Championship Medalist; Eastern U.S. Imperial Ballroom Champions and Virginia State Ballroom Champions. Lee is available in the Cleveland, OH; Charlottesville, VA; Jessup, MD and Charlotte, NC areas on a regular basis.
Lee is available for Private and Group Instruction, Singles or Couples, in all Dance Styles at The Santos Dance Studio and various venue in VA and MD. Special events, workshops, etc by appointment. Contact them at: (540) 933-6778 or via eMail at: email@example.com.
International Style Latin and Ballroom
Phone: 301 795 5527
International Style Latin and Ballroom coaching, available for Private and Group Instruction, Adults and Kids, Singles or Couples, Pro-Am Ballroom and Latin at:
Chevy Chase Ballroom
American Smooth & Rhythm Style Coach, Creative and Elegant Choreography
Avant Garde Ballroom Dance Center
Member of the N.A.D.T.A and the N.D.C.A.
He holds the 1973-74 American Smooth Professional title with Barbara Brittle and
the American Rhythm Professional Championship titles with Barbara Brittle (1973) and Dale Gonner (1974).
Nick and his student Beverly Hill, won the U.S. Pro-Am American Rhythm Championship title
for three consecutive years. They went on to win the U.S. Pro-Am American Smooth Championship title and
the U.S. Pro-Am Theatrical Championship title.
Phone: 703 606 4711
International Ballroom Coaching, Couples & Singles
8 times US National Finalist, two times Representetive to The World Championships at:
Chevy Chase Ballroom
Elan Dancesport Center
Dance Instructor & Coach. American & International Styles 4107 Hamilton Ave. Baltimore, MD, 410-444-1151
Qualified to coach and ajudicate at championship level in all four disciplines.
American Style Fred Astaire National Dance Associaton Specialist Diploma;
Gold level dance director, specialist in the International Style.
Licentiate ISTD, ballroom
Group classes (open to the public) University of MD College Park and Univ of MD Baltimore County.
Competitive International Ballroom and Social Dance Coaching
Chevy Chase Ballroom, 5207 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC (Friendship Heights Metro)
Studio: 202-363-8344 -- Direct Line 301-770-5249
||Heidi Unkle was a Finalist with her husband Bill in most of the major competitions during their competitive career. She has been teaching classes and privates sessions with adults and teens for well over 20 years. Heidi has had 20 years of continuous training with the world's leading coaches in competitive international style Ballroom ballroom and social dancing. Contact Heidi Unkle directly to make arrangements for Pro-Am; amateur or professional singles and couples.
Sandra Lee Wollin
Movement amd Postural Dynamics for Dancers and Athletes Emerson, New Jersey, 07630 U.S.A.
Including: Alexander Technique, Applied Physics, Biomechanics, Ideokinesis, Kinesiology, and
more. Ballroom, Latin, Theatre Arts American and International styles.
Singles and couples at all amateur and professional levels.
British and World Modern Champion
Peter Eggleton is one of the most respected and renowned coaches in the world of International-Style Ballroom Dancing, and he is a former British and World Modern Champion. Although long retired from competition, he remains a much sought-after coach and a popular show performer with his wife, Pamela. Available for Coaching from time to time at Chevy Chase Ballroom and Dancesport Center in Washington, D.C.
Stephen and Lindsey Hillier
International-Style Ballroom British Champions
Stephen Hillier started dancing at the age of 7. With his partner and wife, Lindsey, he holds Juvenile (UK, 1963), Junior (International, 1967), and World Amateur, European, British, UK, and International Championship titles (1977-1979). As Professionals, they hold titles in World (3 years), European (3 years), British (3 years), UK (4 years), and International (5 years). Stephen and Lindsey concentrate on teaching competitive couples and developing their own Cabaret performances. Available for Coaching and seminars from time to time at Chevy Chase Ballroom and Dancesport Center in Washington, D.C.
Tony Meredith and Melanie LaPatin
International-Style Latin Coaching
World-renowned International-Style Latin stars, Tony Meredith and Melanie LaPatin are world-class competitors, choreographers and coaches. Some of their competitive successes include: American Open-to-the-World" Cabaret Dance Champions, North American Latin Champions, and Ohio Star Ball International Latin Champions. Tony and Melanie are 12-times United States Representatives to the Latin World Championships and have reached 7th place in the world and were two times Finalists in the World Latin Segue Championships. They have been to Chevy Chase Ballroom and Dancesport Center in Washington, D.C., for individual coaching and seminars.
Bob Powers & Julia Gorchakova
American Rhythm Coaching
Bob has been ranked in the top 4 couples in the U.S. for the past 14 years with two other partners. With Julia he has captured the U.S. Professional Rhythm Championship for seven years in a row. Bob is a certified examiner in all styles of dance. Julia was trained in International Style Latin and Ballroom. She won numerous competitions as an amateur in Russia. Together they have won every major Rhythm Championship in the U.S and Canada.
Tel: 614 848-7827 Fax: 614 847-5808
Best known as the organizer of the Ohio Star Ball and Super Bowl Dancesport Competitions
Sam Sodano is a former North American Latin Champion. He is chairman of the Arthur Murray International Dance Board, an adjudicator at many competitions; lecturer, and a very active and dedicated coach at his own dance studio in Columbus, Ohio.
Daniel Trenner and Rebecca Shulman
Daniel Trenner has been a professional dancer for 15 years. Between 1987 and the present he has spent several years in Argentina, where he learned the Tango from many of its living Masters. He also teaches Dance Technique, Experiential Anatomy, Bodywork, Contact and Ensemble Improvisation, Jazz, Tap, Ballroom, and Composition.
Rebecca Shulman is classically trained in ballet and is also an International-Style Modern Ballroom Dancer. She began dancing Tango with Daniel in 1991 and has traveled several times to Buenos Aires, where she studied with master teachers and danced in the salons. Daniel and Rebecca travel extensively throughout North America, performing and teaching the Argentine Tango.
International Ballroom,Latin and New Vogue InstructionAustralian Dancesport Academy
4 Woodside Ave, Burwood N.S.W. Australia 2134
phone: +612 9744 1656 or + 632 433 5018 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Qualified to Licentiate Levels in Ballroom, Latin & New Vogue
Former Australasian Champion and Coach to Amateurs and Professionals
Available for Lectures, Private Coaching, and Teacher Training for groups, Clubs or Organizations.
Demonstrations in Ballroom with my wife and former partner, Deborah Civardi
Latin Demonstrations by Deborah and her partner Alberto Dimarucut,