The Bay Area is home to a host of fantastic Country Western, Argentine Tango and Social dance instructors who have worked with same-sex couples, many of whom compete in the same-sex arena, themselves!  Here are some of our wonderful local instructors who would love to help you prepare for a great experience competing at April Follies 2017.

Social Dances

Citabria Ozzuna  Salsa and Swing, San Francisco and East Bay

David Weise  Swing, San Francisco, epicdance@gmail.com

Emily Coles  Salsa and Swing, San Francisco, emily@emilycolesdancesf.com

Jeff Chandler  Salsa and Swing in the East Bay, jeffreybchandler@gmail.com

Joanna Meinl  West Coast Swing and Salsa, East Bay and San Jose

Kim Sifter  West Coast Swing, San Francisco, kim@kimsifter.com

Melissa Saphir San Francisco, melissa.saphir@gmail.com

Photis Pishiaras  Salsa and Swing, San Francisco and the East Bay

Rafael Dominguez  Salsa and Swing, San Francisco, jrafaeldominguez@gmail.com

Scott Patterson  Hustle, East Bay

Tytus Bergstrom  Salsa, East Bay

Zoe Balfour  Salsa and Swing, East Bay

Argentine Tango

Abrazo Queer Tango  Berkeley, Abrazoqueertango@gmail.com

Citabria Ozzuna San Francisco and East Bay

Christy Coté  San Francisco and the East Bay, christy@christycote.com

Rose Vierling San Francisco and North Bay


Country Western

Country Western

Citabria Ozzuna San Francisco and East Bay

Photis Pishiaras  San Francisco and the East Bay

Rafael Dominguez  San Francisco, jrafaeldominguez@gmail.com

Zoe Balfour  East Bay