Local Instructor Directory

Looking to expand your ballroom knowledge? You’ve come to the right place! Search our Local Instructor Directory and find the right instructor for you!

Prefer a studio? Click here.

Private Instructors

Please note: these instructors are not employees of VanCity Ballroom. Each instructor provides his or her own information and is listed by his or her own request; VanCity does not specifically recommend or suggest any individual instructor. Instructors are listed alphabetically.

You must contact the instructor directly to schedule lessons.

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 Carole Duttlinger
Number of Years Teaching: 20
Specialty: West Coast Swing, East Coat Swing, Nightclub Two-Step, and Country Two-Step


(509) 670-0435



Name: Ciaren Reen
Number of Years Teaching: 30
Experience: International 10 Dance Competitor
Specialties: Argentine Tango, salsa, swing, and ballroom
“Specializing in simple and practical approaches; helping beginning to intermediate level dancers learn something new and improve their connection, technique, and styling”


(408) 821-6325

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Name: Connie Jo Collins
Number of Years Teaching: 30+
Specialty: Teaching Country Line and Partner Dances
Specializing in Instruction for the Beginning Level Dancer Since 1985, I teach lessons each week locally (age 21+) as well at private/corporate/community/family events.

countrydanceteacher@gmail.com | http://cjscountrydance.com(503) 320-3545


 Joseph and Julieann Platt
Number of Years Teaching: 40 combined years
Experience: Former Arthur Murray instructor with Gold Dance-O-Rama student/teacher competition
Specialty: American Smooth, Latin, and Swing
“Beginning and Intermediate classes. Fun, low stress, and community-oriented social classes. Private lessons at our in-home dance studio.”

dance@ballroomdancewithus.com | www.meetup.com/Ballroom-Dance-With-Us
(360) 607-1620 | (954) 249-5823



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Name: Instructor’s Name
Number of Years Teaching: X
Experience: Can include awards, certificates, etc.
Specialty: (i.e. Latin Dances, American Smooth, etc.)
“This is my twenty-five word tagline or slogan used to encourage students to call me; it should be short, clear, and very concise .”

email@email.com | http://www.website.com
(xxx) xxx-xxxx | (xxx) xxx-xxxx


Are you a local instructor providing private lessons in Vancouver or the surrounding area? Feel free to contact us with your information so you can be included on this page.

Local Studios

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 Love2Dance Studio
Hours: M-F: 10am-10pm. Saturdays by special arrangement.
Specialty: Wedding choreography, Swing, Foxtrot, Waltz, Salsa, Cha Cha and  Rumba.
Two left feet? No partner?  Not a problem.  We limit class size to allow for more individual attention, giving you the best of both worlds. Find out what it means to Love2Dance.”

tammy@lovetwodance.com | www.lovetwodance.com
(360) 314-7624 | (360) 695-7881


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Name: Riverside Performing Arts
Hours: Sundays, 5:30-8:30pm
American Smooth, Latin, and Swing

“Learn to dance in a friendly supportive community where partners are not required, but curiosity and enthusiasm is! Sign up for 6 weeks or drop-in to try a class!”

dance@ballroomdancewithus.com | www.meetup.Ballroom-Dance-With-Us
(360) 607-1620 | (954) 249-5823


Are you a local studio providing private lessons in Vancouver or the surrounding area? Feel free to contact us with your information so you can be included on this page.