We consider teaching people to dance a privilege, and we are dedicated to providing you with the most effective way to learn to dance. With an unparalleled reputation for customer service, our friendly and knowledgeable staff will instruct you in the fine art of social dancing.
An international entertainer and instructor who has performed, produced and educated across North America, Europe, and Australia. Her 25 plus years of international professional performance and teaching experience in the entertainment arts has provided her with opportunities to meet people all around the world. She has received top honors as a Ballroom & Latin Teacher, and ranks 5th Internationally for Dance (Lyrical, Hip Hop and Jazz). Her Ballroom and Latin background lent to her skill sets as a cabaret and burlesque entertainer. She has won the Grand Prize Winner of the Boston Burlesque Expo, but also the winner of the Crystal Corset Award at the Jim Thorpe / Pennsylvania Burlesque Festival.
Started his dance journey in 2011 with country dancing, and shortly switched over to West Coast Swing. Mike brings with him a fun and exciting energy on and off the dance floor. With a teaching style that focused on proper body mechanics and natural motion within the body. Mike is an accomplished West Coast Swing dancer; winning Rising Star and NASDE Tour for Jack & Jill’s 2015. He has competed well and placed in both Classic and Showcase Divisions. Mike is currently competing at the WSDC All-Star / Champion level.
A Seattle local street dancer and apart of dance crew called Akatsuki. He has traveled for All-style Dance competitions and has performed at many music festivals including Paridiso, EDC Las Vegas, and Sasquatch he also has a residency dancing at Studio 7 on Friday nights. Nate loves meeting new people and sharing the different styles of dance. His main styles include Popping, Tuting, Bone-breaking, B Boy, and Waving.
Nate is a true performer at heart and loves to entertain. He brings a unique experience to dance and performance.
An upbringing with a musician father, artistic mother, Patty has a lifelong connection to music, dance, teaching & drama. Following early years in
jazz, tap & ballet, she studied modern, ballroom, folk, ethnic & theater dance. Since 1986, after seeing the Broadway hit "Tango Argentino" & then "Forever Tango", she has focused her dance studies and teaching on Argentine Tango, Milonga & Tango Vals. Having learned the flute, piccolo & piano has helped her to understand and identify the variety of rhythms, tempos & moods within complex Tango music. Her classes focuses on connection, posture, grounding, musicality, clean technique, refined styling and step patterns appropriate to each level.
Born and raised in sunny Southern California. Tandy loves her sunshine and keeps it wherever she goes, striving to light up others' lives with her smiley personality and energy. Tandy danced throughout college and graduated with a degree in music. By the time she graduated, Tandy was having more fun teaching people how to dance than to sing, and decided instead to pursue a career as a dance instructor. After marrying her sweetheart Jason in May 2014, they moved out to the Seattle area and she began training and teaching at DanceWorks. Tandy's favorite dances are West Coast Swing and Lindy Hop, but will jump into any dance, anytime, anywhere.