STUDIO FACILITY DANCES TAUGHT PROFESSIONAL TRAINING & BACKGROUND
Alex Moore's Danceworks offers a spacious main dance floor and a Junior Ballroom for instruction. Relaxing seating is available as you prepare for your lesson. Private lessonsfor singles or couples, weekly group classes and practice parties. Seasonal special events. Instruction in social and competitive dancing. Ballroom dance lessons, country western dance lessons, swing dance lessons (Lindy, jive, shag lessons) and salsa dance lessons available. LGBT friendly. Engaged couples wedding dance instructionand choreography to your choice of music for the wedding couple and their party. Quinceanera dance instruction and choreography for honoree and friends. Dances taught American ballroom, smooth Foxtrot, Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz American Rhythm Rumba, Cha Cha, Mambo, Merengue, Bolero, Samba, Paso Doble, Disco hustle Salsa Salsa, Merengue Swing East Coast, West Coast, Jive Country Western Two step, Texas two step, Shuffle, Polka, CW waltz, Swing Tejano Ranchero (Polka), Cumbia Novelty Cotton Eyed Joe, Schottiche, Boot Scoot Boogie, Put Your Little Foot, Ten Pretty Girls, Ten Step Polka, Cupid Shuffle Historically Relevant Dances Minuet, Pavane, Galliard, Polonaise, Gavotte, Hornpipe, Quadrille ABOUT ALEX MOORE Coming from several generations of professional dancers, and dancing since the age of 3, Mr. Moore competed as an amateur from 1975 until 1980, then turned professional in 1981, continuing to compete from 1981 through 1986 as a professional while also teaching. In 1986, he decided to focus on teaching and won Top Teacher awards for Ballroom and Country Western from 1981 through 2003. He was the co-organizer of the San Antonio Invitational Dance Tournament from 1992-2001, and organizer in 2002. He has theatrical experience performing in West Side Story, Hair, and Jesus Christ Superstar. He has provided dance instruction to the Northside Independent School District in San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston Officer's Club in San Antonio, North East Independent School District in San Antonio and Randolph Air Force Base Non-Commissioned Officer's Club in San Antonio.
Additionally, he has provided dance instruction to the following :
Non-Profit Organizations: American Red Cross American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Aspen, CO 2010 Jacksonville, FL 2011 Park City, UT 2014 St. Thomas, USVA 2015 Muscular Dystrophy Association American Cancer Society/Breast Cancer American Heart Association Girl Scouts of America Boy Scouts of America D.A.R.E. C.A.R.E. St. John's United Methodist Church St. Matthews Catholic Church Holy Spirit Catholic Church
Private Organizations: American Indian Society Filipino Association, San Antonio Corpus Christi Salsa by the Sea Don Strange Ranch, near Bulverde, TX Rio Cibolo Ranch, Cibolo, TX Corpus Christi Country Club, Corpus Christ, TX Turtle Creek Country Club, San Antonio, TX 12+ additional private country clubs
International Dance Instruction: Thailand: 1988 Hmong Village, Kok River, northern Thailand, taught American folk dances to villagers in Golden Triangle Region. Singapore: 1987 Taught group classes at the American Club in American Ballroom India: 1988 New Delhi, taught private lessons to dance staff at local studio.
Alex & Kathleen Moore are the studio owners and teachers. All other professional teachers utilizing the studio to teach lessons are independent & all financial arrangements are directly between the independent teacher and student(s). Any dance packages sold by other teachers must be taught by those teachers, Alex Moore's Danceworks is not responsible for any untaught lessons of the independent teachers.
INDEPENDENT PROFESSIONAL DANCE TEACHERS Vicki Dunn: Country Western & Ballroom www.twostephouston.com
Lynn Ferguson: American Ballroom Champion lynnferguson.dance
Sheryl Forrester: Country Western Champion
Carmen Goodman: Country Western Champion & Judge
Larry Sepulveda: Country Western Champion
John Williamson: American Ballroom John formerly taught at both Fred Astaire and Arthur Murray studios & won the Top Teacher Award for the 4 state area of Tn, OH, KY, & IN with Astaire studios before moving to Houston. Also received the coveted Freddy Award. He has many years of experience. He teaches group classes at local churches, and private lessons at Alex Moore's Danceworks. John specializes in training the man to lead and the woman to effectively follow. He is an empathetic instructor who understands your uncertainties and helps you get past them. 713-825-5365. firstname.lastname@example.org
Laura Ely: Ballet, Modern & Jazz lauraelydance.wixsite.com/lauraelydance Laura holds a BFA in dance from Barat College in Lake Forest, IL. Upon college graduation, her ballet training continued in NYC where she performed with the Peridance Ensemble & was on scholarship at Peridance and Steps on Broadway. Laura chose to further her development as a performing artist, choreographer & teacher by joining the Dance Ad Deum Dance Company. Since moving to Houston in 2004, she has taught at various dance schools, gyms & universities, including Houston Ballet Academy, Houston Community College, & Rice University. She shares her love for dance & experience to provide exceptional teaching & mentoring.