The Bay Area is home to a host of fantastic Latin and Rhythm 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.

Womens Latin dance

International Latin Instructors

Arkadiy Polezhaev San Jose, arkadiypolezhaev@yahoo.com

David Weise  San Francisco, epicdance@gmail.com

Emily Coles  San Francisco, emily@emilycolesdancesf.com

Jeff Chandler  East Bay, jeffreybchandler@gmail.com

LiWen Ang  East Bay

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

Pavlo Barsuk International Latin. East Bay

Photis Pishiaras  San Francisco and the East Bay

Rafael Dominguez  San Francisco, jrafaeldominguez@gmail.com

Tytus Bergstrom  East Bay

Zoe Balfour  East Bay


Mens Rhythm

American Rhythm Instructors

Carolyn Barreno  San Francisco and San Mateo, dancewithcarolyn@gmail.com

David Weise  San Francisco, epicdance@gmail.com

Emily Coles  San Francisco, emily@emilycolesdancesf.com

Jeff Chandler  East Bay, jeffreybchandler@gmail.com

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

Photis Pishiaras  San Francisco and the East Bay

Rafael Dominguez  San Francisco, jrafaeldominguez@gmail.com

Scott Patterson American Rhythm. East Bay

Zoe Balfour  East Bay