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Linda brings to you over 20 years of professional dance instruction to all levels of dancers – young and old, beginning, intermediate and advanced. She has been teaching in San Luis Obispo since 1993.

She offers group and private lessons in
* Salsa
* Swing
* Country Western
* Latin
* Ballroom

Contact us for
* Private Lessons
* Special Occasions
* Private Parties
* Weddings

Linda Drake
National Award Winning Dancer and Instructor, Linda Drake, has been gracing the dance world with her talents for overĀ 20 years.

As a dancer, Linda has been consistently recognized as the top in her field through local and national awards. In 1984, her career began with a bang when she became the National East Coast Swing, Jack & Jill Champion. Throughout the 1990s, she consistently ranked among the top 6 female competitors in West Coast Swing.

As a Dance Instructor, Linda has taught Swing, Ballroom, Country Western and Latin. After successfully managing Arthur Murray Dance Studios for several years, Linda opened her own business, first in Southern California and now on the gorgeous central coast.

 

*Dance Awards & Honors

While at Arthur Murray Dance studios, she was awarded the Top Female Instructor in the Nation. She was also awarded Top Professional Instructor by the World Dance-O-Rama.

Linda also had the honor of choreographing several PBS Dance Specials, including, Dancing Through the Decades.

Along with being top in her field, Linda has the ability to reach her students and bring out their best, through her excellent teaching skills, sense of humor, patience, and true caring for every student. Amongst her greatest joys is watching her students find the joy of dancing.

*Photography
Linda is also an accomplished wildlife photographer. Her work is available to be seen and prints may be purchased from her as well.