Staff

Uptown Dance Instructors

Kristy Watson

Uptown Owner & Operator • Choreographer • American Ballroom & Rhythm • WC Swing • Country Western • Salsa • Master Level Instructor

Kristy Watson is an Uptown Owner and Studio Manager. Kristy is your ultimate dance instruction choice!
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Carson Watson

Uptown Owner and Operator • American Smooth & Rhythm • WC Swing • Country and Western • Argentine Tango • Standard Level Instructor

Carson Watson is an Uptown Owner and Operator. Social, competitive and wedding dancing will benefit from Carson's expertise.
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Jenna Bautista

Country Western • West Coast Swing • Cumbia • Tejano • Standard Level Instructor

Jenna has won multiple awards and was on Jack Ingram's 2011 HEB Super Bowl XLV commercial! Jenna is available for private lessons.
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Chris Brown

West Coast Swing • Master Level Instructor

Chris has achieved the rank of All-Star level competitor and been a part of an undefeated West Coast Swing Team. He is available for private lessons.
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Jendayi Dillard

Casino Salsa • On1 Salsa • Bachata • Standard Level Instructor

Jendayi is truly passionate about spreading her love of dance with others. She is available for group classes, private lessons, and special events.
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Rowdy Dufrene

Country Western • West Coast Swing • Ballroom • Tier B Instructor

Rowdy is a Masters Classic Champion and an excellent instructor! Available for private instruction.
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Bart Hudson

Ballroom Smooth & Rhythm • Country Western • West Coast Swing • Standard Level Instructor

Bart loves to teach and compete. He has over 100 individual first places, and an impressive National and World title list. He teaches group classes & private lessons.
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Monica Stewart

Ballroom • Swing • Country • Salsa - Standard Level Instructor

Monica Stewart loves teaching dance to new and experienced students. She's available for private lessons.
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Amanda Vorpahl

Ballroom • Swing • Country • Salsa - Standard Level Instructor

Amanda Vorpahl loves teaching dance and is available for private lessons.
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Denis Generalov

International Standard Ballroom • Competitive Ballroom • Social Ballroom • Choreographer • International Latin Instructor • Associate Instructor

Denis is a renowned Ballroom Champion, instructor and consummate professional who can take your dancing to the next level.
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Gary McIntyre

Multi-Time UCWDC World Champion Dancer & Choreographer • Associate Instructor

Gary McIntyre is a multi-time UCWDC World Champion and toured as a dance captain for the Original Broadway Show Swing. Gary is available for private lessons!
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Albert Tailleur

Country Western • West Coast Swing • Associate Instructor

Albert is a Champion Level Country Western Dancer/Instructor. He is available for private lessons.
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