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Local Studios & Instructors

Here is a list of some dance studios and ballroom instructors in the Colorado Springs / Pikes Peak region:

All About Dance, Kay Bryan -- (719) 310-3501, ,   2318 Vickers Drive, CS 80918

Kay Bryan of All About Dance is well known within the Colorado Dance Community as a social dancer in addition to being an avid competitive dancer. She has competed on the UCWDC circuit for six years in the Pro-Am, Pro-Pro, Couples and Line Dance divisions. She is the 2003 Pro-Am Female Silver Advanced World Champion, the 2007 Female Silver Advanced Classic Line Dance World Champion and the 2009 Female Diamond Advanced Classic Line Dance World Champion and has won over 150 National Championships. Dancing runs in the family because her Mother still loves to dance and her son Jeremy is a retired UCWDC Showcase and Classic Masters level competitor.

Aanestad, David - (719) 686-1640,  

Best of Ballroom, Golden Parker & Eric Mortenson
(719) 331-8877, ,  5649 N Academy Blvd CS 80918

Bradburry, Chad & Janell - (719) 650-3928,  

Dance Colorado,  Brad & Lori Ackermann
(719) 473-1395, ,
750 Garden of the Gods Rd, Ste 120, CS 80907

Brad, founder and owner of Dance Colorado Dance Studio, is a DVIDA Certified Professional Teacher.  He has been teaching Ballroom Dancing since 1991.   He is a long-time member of the National Dance Council of America and has been the winner of many “Top Teacher” awards around the country.  Many of his students have earned national rankings and have achieved the title US National Amateur Champion.

Dancing With Love, Richard & Debbie Love,  (719) 579-5683,

Richard & Debbie Love are *DVIDA Certified Dance Instructors offering group classes, private lessons, & social dance events throughout the year.  They cover the usual ballroom, swing, tango, salsa, & more.

Derby Dance & Music Arts, Rod & Nancy Derby.  (719) 475-0625, ,  1759 S 8th Street, CS 80905

Happy to Dance, Tasha Hoffner,  (719) 661-0301, / .

Tasha Hoffner founded Happy to Dance in 2015.  Happy to Dance an independent dance studio located in Black Forest area specializing in wedding dances, private lessons, and monthly social dance parties.

Kruse, Brian  (Argentine Tango only) - (719) 635-1754, ,

Latisha Hardy Dance & Co, Latisha Hardy,

Latisha Hardy found salsa to be a healing experience and and is motivated to bring similar healing to the general population.  In 2010 she founded the Latisha Hardy Dance & Co which integrates dance, fitness, relaxation, recovery, and/or meditation to keep the body young, active, and healthy.

N'Vision Dance, Spencer Harger & Kristal Brandy
(719) 268-6828,  (719) 244-4288, ,  750 Garden of the Gods Rd, Ste 120, CS 80907

Shirokov, Jennifer (719)-641-6131
2590 Vickers Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80918

Jennifer has been ballroom dancing since she was a young girl and it quickly became a life-long passion! She has received multiple titles and certifications over the years and has acquired a very deep respect for the art of dance. She enjoys being able to share her love for Ballroom dance with others and help inspire them to accomplish their dance dreams!

Skee, Naomi (719) 362-7027

Naomi is a performer, choreographer and professional dance instructor from Austin, TX. She attended New Mexico State University where she competed and performed on the University’s Ballroom dance company where she earned a degree in education with a minor in dance. Since graduating she has taught, choreographed, and performed for a variety of theater and dance companies.

Sinnott, John - (719) 357-6322,

John Sinnott is an part time instructor, an avid social dancer in a variety of partner dance styles, and has competed in the UCWDC and WSDC circuits. John is also DJ for a variety of dance venues in the Colorado Springs and Denver areas and has a good ear and understanding of dance music. He takes great pride in playing some of the best dance-able tunes around.

Snowhawk, Joseph (salsa & bachata) - (3www.comedancewithusco.com03) 668-7355,

Social Elegance, John Martin - (719) 632-4055, ,

Springs Rhythm, Nikki Morin & Vladamir Ischenko - (719) 597-4451, (719) 244-4288
1414 Kelly Johnson Drive, CS 80920

John Martin sponsors a dance at Springs Rhythm on the 4th Saturday of every month from 7 to 10 p.m. Cost is $10 per person and includes snack/beverages.

World of Dance, Jess Torres - (720) 984-4994, , 2501 W Colorado Ave #210 CS 80904

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