Michelle Badion

Michelle Badion has been teaching partner dancing full time in the Seattle area since 1989. She loves to dance, perform, and most of all to teach. She has a way of making dancing accessible and fun for everyone. Michelle specializes … Continued

Guy Caridi

Guy Caridi has been dancing since 1988, performing and choreographing since 1991, and teaching since 1993. He is a founding member of Seattle’s Savoy Swing Club and with his dance partner, Nancy Fry, the first couple from the Pacific Northwest … Continued

Sean (Gator Boy) Donovan

Sean Donovan brings great passion, joy, and excitement to dance and to teaching. Positive and playful, Sean is a creative and effective communicator who focuses on the essence of dance and its power to delight and transform us. Dancing and … Continued

Nancy Fry

Nancy Fry discovered her passion for dance in 1981 and has been dancing ever since. Over the years she has participated in a large variety of partner dances, and enjoys it all. She began teaching Lindy Hop and swing-related jazz … Continued

Scot McKay

Scot began dancing on the country circuit 16 years ago and fast became one of the most sought-after leads on the dance floor. He has been dancing WCS for 12 years and started sharing his love of the dance through … Continued

Cindy McMichael

Cindy McMichael has over ten years of experience teaching various forms of dance ranging from hip hop to line dance to various partner dances. She believes in the power of dance to positively affect both the mind and body. She … Continued

Wren Newman

Wren’s extensive training began early with a childhood of competitive gymnastics. After gymnastics she devoted herself to various forms of dance before falling in love with West Coast Swing. She dances, teaches, competes and judges at local, national and international … Continued

Naomi Scher

  Naomi Scher, a Nia Black Belt Instructor certified in Nia FreeDance and Nia Moving to Heal blends her lifelong passion for movement, dance and the healing arts with the balanced beauty of Nia, offering an inspiring and joyous full … Continued