BS degree from Texas Tech University in Home Economics Education in 1973. Received Instruction in Folk and Modern dance in college. 1974-1975 Courses in Tap, Jazz, Ballet, and Ballroom
Group and private instruction from Debbie Jo Utter, Gracey Tune, Margo Dean, and other dance professionals in tap, ballet, Spanish dance, and Ballroom Continuing education: Workshops from competitors and performers in the Texas county Western Dance Association, American Country Dance Association, Swing Dance Society, Swing Dance Network, Tango Dallas, and Fandango de Tango in Austin.
Current Work Experience:
1980 to Present- Teaching Ballroom Dance at Lockheed Martin Recreation Association (LMRA). Responsible for curriculum development and group dance
instruction to approximately 300 people a
week, aged 16 to 90.
1995 to Present- Operating a small business providing private instruction in dance to individuals, couples, and groups.
1998 to Present- Managing property for rental purposes and resale.
Fall 2006- Dancing Classrooms’ Guest Artist in Fort Worth public school system.
Previous Work Experience:
Your Other Left Foot Dance
Productions: Co-produced a series of Ballroom dance video tapes from 1994 to 1996 for dance students.
Christian Aerobics: Obtained music licenses from record companies for an entrepreneur who sold music tapes and videos with a Christian theme.
Teach-A-Bodies: Managed an office for a sex educator who sold anatomically detailed dolls to social workers, counselors, and police departments.
Fort Worth Mortgage Company:
1976-1986, prepared legal documents in the closing department and supervised staff.