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Make Every Step Count

I love dance…

I love how it makes me feel, alive and soulful. I love helping my students to feel the same way, through connection with the movement of their own bodies. This is my main goal as a dedicated dance instructor: to see each of my students leave my classes feeling energized and joyful.

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Come Dance

With Me!

Here is my current

dance schedule:

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My Current
Dance Schedule

Ongoing Classes ...

Join Any Time

Mondays

Danscene Dance Studio

2980 McClintock Way

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

6:30 PM Beginning/Intermediate Salsa

7:15 PM

Beginners Level 2 &

Intermediate

Prep West Coast Swing

8 PM Beginner/Intermediate

Night Club 2-Step

JOIN ANYTIME...

DROP-INS WELCOME!

1 Class ~ $15

2 Classes ~ $20

3 Classes ~ $24

Tuesdays 

Avant Garde Ballroom

1502 Warner Avenue

Santa Ana, CA 92705

Private Lessons!

Sign up anytime! 

Single lesson card is

$80 for 55 minutes.

Text me to reserve your

10 lesson card

for $550 

I accept

Cash, Check or Zelle!

Wednesdays

Danscene Dance Studio

2980 McClintock Way

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Private Lessons!

Sign up anytime! 

Single lesson card is

$80 for 55 minutes.

Text me to reserve your

10 lesson card

for $550.  

I accept

Cash, Check or Zelle!

Thursdays

Avant Garde Ballroom

1502 Warner Avenue

Santa Ana, CA 92705

     7 PM Contemporary

   West Coast Swing:

         Grooves Rhythm Class

8 PM Intermediate & Beyond

Country Western 2-Step

9 PM Intermediate & Beyond

Hustle Patterns & Styling

JOIN ANYTIME...

DROP-INS WELCOME!

1 Class ~ $15

2 Classes ~ $20

3 Classes ~ $24

Fridays

The Press Box

6471 Westminster Blvd.

Westminster, CA 91683

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Famous Fridays
at The Legendary
Press Box

Social Dance Experience

for ALL Levels of Dancers

Saturdays

Avant Garde Ballroom

1502 Warner Avenue

Santa Ana, CA 92705

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NEW

SPECIAL WORSHOPS

ON SATURDAY AFTERNOONS

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You are invited to enjoy our

1st Saturday Dance

of every month

Workshops begin at 6 PM,

and Social Dance

begins at 8 PM

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You will love our new dance venue every 3rd Saturday

of each month:

Christian Country

 Round-Up Dance. 

It includes great workshops, food and refreshments,

and lots of camaraderie! 

Sundays

Avant Garde Ballroom

1502 Warner Avenue

Santa Ana, CA 92705

Bloody Marys and Mimosas

Potluck Sundays

 

11 AM FOLLOWERS

West Coast Swing

Technique & Styling class

12 PM Int/Adv

West Coast Swing

1 PM Easy Intermediate Hustle Patterns

1 Class ~ $15

2 Classes ~ $20

3 Classes ~ $24

JOIN ANYTIME...

DROP-INS WELCOME!

Danscene Dance Studio

2980 McClintock Way

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

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JOIN ANYTIME...

DROP-INS

WELCOME!

Special Events
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Discount Packages

VIP Dance Packages

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 Level 1: $1 off of dance classes, private lessons and dance parties

$40 for the Year

 

Level 2: $2 off dance classes, private lessons and dance parties

$65 for the Year 

Level 3: $3 off dance classes, private lessons and dance parties

$95 for the Year

Level 4: $4 off dance classes, private lessons and dance parties, plus 1 half-hour Private Lesson per month 

$175 for the Year

 

Level 5: $5 off dance classes, private lessons and dance parties, plus 1 45-minute Private Lesson per month

$210 for the Year

Monthly Rates &

Private Lessons

Drop-In Rates:

$15 for 1 Class

$20 for 2 Classes

$24 for 3 Classes

Monthly Rates:

$55 for 1 Class

$70 for 2 Classes

$85 for 3 Classes

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All students who have a 10-(Private) Lesson Card or a Monthly VIP Package must pay a $5 floor fee for each private lesson. If you miss a VIP lesson, you cannot make it up. VIP Members get their discount on all Dance Parties including the

1st Saturday Dance of every month.

Private Lessons

Do you need a little extra help in learning how to dance? We all learn differently & sometimes we need personal attention. With private dance lessons, you will receive one on one instructions to improve your dancing. Private Lessons will allow you to learn at a quicker pace the right way. You don't always get the details in group classes like you would in private lessons. Whether you are brand new to dancing, an experienced dancer or an advanced dancer wanting to improve, I can help you!!!


Dances offered: West Coast Swing, Country 2 Step, Hustle & Nightclub 2-step, Latin Dancing & Ballroom Dancing.

Private Lessons cost

$80 for 55 minutes or

$550 for a 10 Lesson Card

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About Me

About

I knew as a child that I would follow a path of music and dance, the things that moved and excited me. By high school, I was well on my way to those goals. I was playing drums and trombone, and choreographing formations and routines for the school dance team. After high school, I was invited to perform for the San Francisco 49ers and the Oakland Raiders.

 

I continued along the path by learning different genres of dance; began competing and winning competitions, and from there experienced the sheer joy of teaching others to dance.

For those of you who are interested in my qualifications, below is a bulleted list of my experiences and accolades:

  • PROFESSIONAL DANCER,

    • US OPEN CHAMPION,

      • WORLD CHAMPION,

        • SWING HALL OF FAMER,

          • CERTIFIED NATIONAL JUDGE

 

  • Music and Choreography major at Chabot College, Hayward and Cerritos Colleges. Trained in Hip hop, Classical Ballet at Cerritos College 5 years  

  • Trained in lead and follow for All dances, including East and West Coast Swing, Ballroom-International and American Smooth, Latin- International and American Rhythm Country dances, Salsa and Hustle 

 

  • Multi World Champion and  Swing Hall of Fame Inductee. 

 

  • Former 'Ole Skool Dancer for the LA Sparks 

 

  • Professional Dance Teacher, Dance Choreographer, Owner of Country Dance Sport since 1992 

 

  • Co-Owner of Swingtime Dance Studio 

 

  • U.C.W.D.C Master Level Dancer and Dance Instructor 

 

  • Champions Level West Coast Swing Dancer and multiple 1st place winner since 1990 

 

  • U.S. Open West Coast Swing Competitor-Classic Division 

 

  • Open West Coast Swing Competitor-Classic Division

 

  • Known for original dance choreography and applying patterns and footwork to music 

 

  • Recognized for classic Style West Coast Swing as well as Contemporary style West Coast Swing 

 

  • Recognized by S.W.D.C and U.C.W.D.C, Orange County Swing Dance Club, Swingtime Dance Studio Club, L.A Swing Dance Club, and many dance studios in the country. 

 

  • Local Judge for many venues for over 20 years in the Dance industry and business, as a solo main source of work and income and dedication to the Dance Community

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