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.

Mary Fang
Bio: Line dancing since 2013. New instructor since 11/2019.
Class City: College Station
Class Location: Bob and Wanda Meyer Senior and Community Center in College Station,Texas
Age Group: 55+
Cost: Free for members ( $25/$35 /per year for senior center membership)
Improver: Tuesdays and Fridays 09 to 10:15 am
Intermediate: Tuesdays and Fridays 09 to 10;15 am
Rita Farrell
Bio: Birthdate: September 1951 376 Markedstone Road, Burleson, Texas 76028 Instructor: Penny Williams
Class City: Burleson
Class Location: Burleson
Age Group: 55+
"Myra" Mireya Fierro
Bio: I started line dancing in March of 2016. Then, took on the role of line dance instructor in November 2017 at Mission Fitness. Wednesday night class at Mission Fitness is from 6:50 pm - 8:20 pm. The line dancing class is a free community class. *Visit for more info about Mission Fitness. **Visit "Cross the Line Dancing" for more line dancing information.
Class City: Odessa
Class Location: Mission Fitness
Age Group: all
Beginner: 6:50 pm to 8:20 pm
Improver: 6:50 pm to 8:20 pm
Intermediate: 6:50 pm to 8:20 pm
Robin Fisher
Bio: I've been dancing for 16 years. Instructing for 5 going on 6 years.
Class City: Longview
Class Location: Recreational Outreach Center of First Baptist, Longview
Age Group: all
Cost: $50 per year
Beginner: Mondays 12:45 - 2:00
Intermediate: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Advanced: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Linda Fugate
Bio: I did aerobics dance in the 1980's, and started line dance in 2014. I danced in Sonja Hemmes' performing group, Austin Rockin' Linedancers, in 2015. I started teaching under the direction of Connie Shell in 2017, and began teaching independently in August 2018. I teach at Lamar Senior Activity Center.
Class City: Austin
Class Location: Lamar Senior Activity Center
Age Group: 55+
Improver: Tuesday 1:00 - 1:45 pm
Susan Fulton
Bio: Born and reared in NC. Newspaper jobs in Florida, NC and NY. Did some line dancing at a bar that had weekly classes followed by an evening of line dancing. Moved to Texas in 2006 and soon started dancing with Mary Reynolds and Martha Smith. Demise of Paws and Taws venue in Fulton TX for the purpose of dancing led to separate classes in different locales, so I followed Martha to the advanced class. Now, I've taken her spot as a newbie to teaching line dancing. I've been to several Jamborees and Big D Bashes.
Class City: Rockport
Class Location: Kinetic Movement Center, Rockport TX
Age Group: all
Cost: 5 per class
Intermediate: 10:30 to noon M-W-F
Advanced: 10:30 to noon M-W-F

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 –