Texas Line Dance Instructors List

The Texas Line Dance Instructors support the Jamboree through their teaching efforts and by representing their classes in selecting Primary dances for the Jam. 

Below is the list of instructors by CITY and alphabetically by the LAST name.

If you would like additional information about a particular instructor, such as where they teach, the level they teach, their class times, a short bio about them, and how to contact them… you may search by selecting the letter of their LAST name below.

If you are an instructor and would like to vote on Primary dances and have your class information, such as where you teach, what level, and class times, then please click INSTRUCTORS ONLY  and add your information.

Elsa Campbell
Bio: Love to Dance...Love to Teach!
Class City: Houston (West University Place)
Class Location: Houston (West University Place)
Age Group: all
Cost: For classes in West the West U Senior Activity Center at (713)662-5895...For class in Bellaire..cost is $8.00
Beginner: West University - Monday 2:00 - 3:00 pm & Thursday 6:15 - 7:15 pm
Improver: West University - Wednesday 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Sandy Carouth
Bio: I love to dance! I started line dancing about 15 years ago and never looked back! I teach a line dance class at the Weekley YMCA once a week and attend a LD class every week. I take a group to Dancing with the Silver Stars through the Y, and also do a performance dance myself at this big event.
Class City: Houston
Class Location: Weekley YMCA 7101 Stella Link, Houston, Texas 77025
Age Group: all
Cost: Must be a YMCA member-cost varies to type of membership purchased. Check Y website for prices OR be a Silver Sneaker (then it's free)
Improver: Wednesdays 1:30-2:30 PM
Violet Clarke
Bio: Line dancing for 7 yrs.
Class Location: burleson tx
Age Group: 55+
Intermediate: Wed 1-3 pm Fri 9:30 - 11:30
Linda Conard
Bio: I have been linedancing for 11 years and teaching for 5 years. The class is a Beginner class with occasional Improver dances.
Class City: Crosby
Class Location: Crosby Community Center
Age Group: all
Cost: Free
Beginner: 11:00 a.m Wednesday
Eugenia Cook
Bio: I began line dancing while living in Tyler, TX. I currently teach at the Broken Arrow Senior Center. I began teaching in 2014. I teach the Intermediate/Advanced class. Three in my class attended the Jam in Waco.
Class City: Broken Arrow, OK
Class Location: Broken Arrow,, OK
Age Group: 55+
Cost: $0.00
Intermediate: Tuesday 10 to 12
Advanced: Tuesday 10 to 12
Jan Cook
Bio: Some of my neighbors took line dancing at a small studio in Chandler taught by Kay Spradlin. I thought, how many line dances could there possibly be? Little did I know about the world of line dance! I started going with them in 2017 and by 2018, I was teaching my own classes at Eagle’s Bluff fitness center as well as continuing my classes with the K-Steppers where I also help teach intermediate dances. I moved to Montgomery in 2021 and now teach at Bentwater Yachnt and Country Club. Dance feeds my soul!
Class City: Montgomery, TX
Class Location: Bentwater Yacht and Country Club - you must be a fitness level member of the club
Beginner: Tuesday 10:45 am
Intermediate: Wednesday 2:30 pm
Nancy Cornelius
Bio: I have been line dancing for 11 years and it has become a passion for me! I love teaching and sharing the dances with others. I teach an intermediate class on Monday and Thursday mornings from 10:00-12:00.
Class City: San Antonio
Class Location: Great Northwest Community Center (Monday 10:00-12:00)
Age Group: 55+
Cost: Free
Intermediate: Monday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cindy Cowley
Bio: About 12 years ago, I decided I needed to exercise. The only thing I liked to do was dance. I couldn't find any dance classes around for a woman my age... so my friends and I started a Ladies Line Dance Class. We meet at Rutherford Community Center in Mesquite, TX on Mondays from Sept to May from 6:00-8:00 pm. Our beginner class is 6:00-7:00 pm and established students class is 7:00-8:00 pm, but most everyone is there for the whole 2 hours. We laugh a lot and dance as much as we can!
Class City: Mesquite
Class Location: Rutherford Community Center - Mesquite, TX
Age Group: all
Cost: $10 per month
Ultra Beginner: Mondays 6:00-7:00pm
Beginner: Mondays 6:00-7:00pm
Improver: Mondays 7:00-8:00pm
Intermediate: na
Advanced: na
Joan Cox
Bio: I have been teaching line dance for about 18 years in Austin and taught middle school science in Florida.
Class City: Austin
Class Location: South Austin Senior Activity center
Age Group: 55+
Cost: Free
Beginner: Monday 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Improver: Monday 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Intermediate: Thursday 2:30 - 4:00 pm

LIST OF INSTRUCTORS (By City & Alphabetically by Last Name)

Malcolm Price –

Suzanne Phillips –

Joan Cox –
Amy Glass –
Mary Hoskins –
Barbara Langham – (Austin/Roundrock)
Connie Shell – (Cedar Park)
Karen Steger –

Barbara Turner –

Betty Hartman –

Pat Riley –

College Station:
Mary Fang –
Patricia VanderBoom –

Dallas Area:
Karen Aubrey – (Dallas)
Kay Coder – (Dallas)
Pat Damron – (Garland)
Gail Donaldson – (Allen)
Tess Duke – (Dallas)
Ann Ellis – (Rockwall/Greenville)
Ann Goodman – (North Richland Hills)
Frances Halvorson – (Richardson)
Juliet Lam – (Richardson) –
Al McGee – (Fairview)
Ann Pettit – (Garland)
Judy Rausch – (Arlington)
Richard Rogers – (Dallas)
Nikki Simpson – (Allen/Irving/Richardson) –
Vi Smith –

El Paso:
Joan Armstrong – –
Kathy Beltran –
Armando Camacho – –
Sonjia Crews – –
Janice Henson –
Angela Moshauer – –
Marvin Moshauer – –
Minnie Travis – –

Fort Worth:
Judy Sides – (Colleyville/Dallas/Duncanville/Euless/Southlake/North Richland Hills)
Penny Williams – (Burleson)

Kathy Perrine –
Betty Wyer –

Donna Myers –

Hill Country:
Joan Hibler –

Loy Anderson – (Crosby)
Britt Beresik – (Bellaire)
Elsa Campbell – (Bellaire/West University) –
Sandy Carouth –
Linda Conard – (Crosby)
Eva Gates – (Pearland)
Kenneth Gross –
Cassie Jones – (The Woodlands)
Carolyn Key – (Spring)
Ramona Pace –
Cheryl Rogers – – (Spring/1960) – 
Gordon Small –
Freddie Stark – (Tomball)

LaNora Pickel –

Gerina Aarhus –
Ocine Behrens –
Patsy Hardman –
Jeanette McDaniel –
Regina Melms –

Lori Mansfield – (Killeen/Copperas Cove)
Athalie Southard – (Harker Heights/Killeen)

Charles Archer –

Gail McCluskey –
Nancy Pawlik –

Jo Bryan –

Barbara Rhodes –

Debra Rice –

New Braunsfels:
Melissa Onks – (Canyon Lake)
Michelle Schroeder – –

Judy Gaines –

Susan Fulton –
Mary Reynolds –

San Angelo:
Gloria Henderson –

San Antonio:
Sylvia Braye –
Julie Campbell –
Nancy Cornelius –
Letty Gonzales –
Fran Lineweaver –
Lupie Martinez –
Sharon McDonald –
Vernice Miller –
Jon Osborn –
George Rollow –
Dora Sondhi –

Betty Hartman –

Gail Herring –

Doris Cox –
Jean Edwards – (Waco)
Doris Kalal –

Carlsbad, NM:
Jean Loafman –