The Crew

Jenny Cooper/Owner & Instructor

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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/Owner & Instructor

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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 

Andres Garcia-Latin

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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 info@latindancebend.com 

Valerie Cummings-Ballroom

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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: valdances@hotmail.com

Cody Anzelone-West Coast Swing

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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 & Emily Agan-Lindy Hop

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 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!

More Instructors

Sara Conners-Lindy Hop

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 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." 

Mel Smith-West Coast Swing

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Mel is an emerging West Coast Swing dance instructor. For 5 years, she has been dancing competitively in West Coast Swing and has trained dancers of many levels. Mel has received instruction from some of the top West Coast Swing instructors in the industry. She is excited to share her love and passion for this dance. Above all, she believes that dance is a form of self-expression – when people feel free to move their bodies without judgment, you often get a glimpse of their innermost thoughts & emotions.

Contact Information:

Cell phone: 541-698-8164

Email address: Melissad.smith@outlook.com

Instagram: Mel_bell

Joe Meier-West Coast Swing

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 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: jjcmeier@gmail.com

Deanna Walling-West Coast Swing

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 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 saffronwalling@gmail.com

Vess Chan-East Coast Swing

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