Coach, choreographer, and teacher to both amateurs and professionals alike, Tammy Clark Duke has over 24 years of experience training students in partner dance. She holds certifications in Ballroom, Latin, and West Coast Swing. Performing, competing and judging at various events nationwide, she has won Rising Star competitions in Ballroom and Latin as well as consistently placing in finals in other partner style dances. She is currently an All-Star competitor in West Coast Swing and continues to compete professionally in Ballroom and Latin.
Ms. Duke’s ambition and love for the art of dance have taken her coast to coast teaching and training: leaving in her wake dance programs at many upscale health clubs and venues in places like New York, Florida and Texas to name a few. She has also established long standing dance programs for Tulane University. A Louisiana native with an endearment for her hometown, she opened her own studio in the New Orleans area. In November of 2010, Fleur De Dance was founded. She is excited to have a place where she can continue to promote interest in all styles of partner dance and to increase the accessibility to everyone who wants the opportunity to learn.
Tammy Clark Duke
West Coast Swing Academy
Byron Bellew is a multi winning “All Star” level west coast swing competitive dancer, instructor, and judge. In addition, He is a professional DJ and master of ceremonies (MC) at events around the country.
Byron holds the following certifications and diplomas:
GPDIA Teaching Certification in West Coast Swing
GPDIA Judging Certification in West coast Swing
GSTDA Teaching Certification in West Coast Swing
Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education
Byron currently teaches and performs in partnership with Tammy Duke nationwide. In addition, they host and instruct as co-owners of the West Coast Swing Academy of New Orleans, LA.