DanceWell Staff 2017
DanceWell Staff 2017 — Patti, Gary, Linda, Rick

It’s not just what you do. It’s about how you do it, the environment you do it in and the energy behind the action.

– Linda Springstead
3rd Annual Medieval Halloween Dance — October 14, 2017.

 Linda Springstead

DanceWell’s owner/director Linda Springstead has played a key role in the development of partner dancing as a sport, art form and healthful activity here in the Portland area since 1988. More…

Rick Davis

With over 10 years of dance training, Rick started teaching in May of 2010 at Tatyana’s Ballroom, and students frequently note that he is a clear communicator able to use a variety of creative teaching methods to help student to enjoy learning. More…

Patti Drewry

Patti joined the DanceWell Teacher Training program in 2010 and has been steadily training in all American style dances. She has completed Cha Cha, Rumba, Viennese Waltz, Tango, Night Club Two Step, Salsa, Bolero and East Coast Swing at the bronze level and is currently enrolled in Waltz and Foxtrot. More…


Gary DeLeon

A longtime social dancer, Gary has been trained to teach under the DVIDA program for Bronze level Smooth & Rhythm. He has competed in the Seattle Star Ball, Columbia Star Ball, and local USA Dance events at the Bronze and Silver levels. More…