Jenny Cooper started dancing in 2014. Starting her journey with Country Swing, she quickly moved on to West Coast Swing, her true love. "Cooper" also teaches Night Club Two Step, Country Swing and Two Step
Spenser Harold started dancing in 2006. He started out line dancing, progressing to Country Swing, then to West Coast Swing. His passion shows every time he teaches. Spenser teaches West Coast Swing, Country Swing and Night Club Two Step
Since 2010, Andres has received instruction from some of the top Latin dance instructors in the industry and world salsa champions while he has attended various Latin dance festivals and congresses. He is now pleased to share his passion and love for Latin dance, currently focused on the styles of salsa and bachata by teaching, choreographing and performing at local and regional events. Please contact him with at firstname.lastname@example.org
Valerie comes to us with over 30 years experience in the ballroom dance world. With several competition wins under her belt, she is sure to not disappoint! Valerie teaches Foxtrot, American Tango, Waltz and Rumba. Valeries can be reached at: email@example.com
Cody shot up the West Coast Swing world at the young age of 21 and has been climbing ever since! With his most recent 1st place win August of 2018. He is sure to please with his weekly WCS classes!
Blair and Emily Agan met at a Blues dance in Abilene, TX 2014. Ever since, they have been partners for dance, as well as life. Together they have attended dance conferences Lindyfest, San Antonio Stomp, and Sundance Swingout to name a few. With training in Lindy Hop, East Coast, and Charleston... this duo wishes to bring their love of Swing dancing to Bend!
Sara Lee is new to Bend, but not new to dance! She has been dancing for 6 years and LOVES to share her joy of social dancing. She won 1st place competition awards in Solo Charleston, Lindy Couples, and Jack and Jill, at the 2016 Boise City Swing, as well as 1st place in Solo Blues at Salt Lake LindyCon in 2017. She loves to dance Lindy Hop Swing, Blues, Balboa and West Coast Swing."
With a history in individual sports and drumming, Joe was surprised to see how well these seemingly unrelated activities translated into dance. In 2017 he started west coast swing and his life was forever changed! Now an active member of the Oregon West Coast Swing community, Joe continues to improve his dance while also showing others that they too can learn to dance, regardless of their stage in life or previous experience! You can reach Joe at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deanna's instruction and love for dancing started when she was little, with 1 year of professional instruction and choreography in each category: Ballet, Jazz, and Tap. As an adult, her passion sparked back up again after line dancing with friends in the fall of 2014. She has had (& continues to gain) professional instruction, taken various dancing lessons, privates, workshops, and attends dance events as much as possible for a total of 7 years of dance experience. The past 4 years have been focused on line dancing and West Coast Swing. She loves to help others find their passion in their own dancing and improve upon that. She offers privates for line dance and spinning technique/styling as well as freestyle basics. Deanna can be reached at
541-797-2176 or email@example.com
Emmy’s love of dance started with dancing to records in the living room as a young child. Through the years she learned various styles of dance- Jazz, Modern, and her favorite - Hip Hop. After moving to Bend 7 years ago she found Bliss Dance Workout and was instantly hooked. In April 2019 Emmy became a certified Bliss Dance instructor. She found a passion for teaching Bliss and loves to help her students have fun and get a great workout. Bliss Dance Workout was created here in Bend, OR. It is a dance-based aerobic workout to Pop, Latin and Hip Hop.
David Leach, better known as Dale Blackheart was born and raised in Baltimore, MD. Having over 15 years combined of ballroom culture, contemporary arts and club kid history he has brought VOGUE to Central Oregon. Teaching the elements of the dance art form from elementary levels to advanced is just one aspect of his most recent 6 week series workshop.
We are currently looking for any and all instructors to join our team. We really want early morning classes such as yoga, workout of any kind.
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