Dexter Santos

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With a background in Ballroom dancing and Lindy Hop, Dexter has studied and collaborated with the best Blues dance teachers and dancers making him one of the most sought-after and admired teachers in the national and international Blues dance scene. As a teacher, Dexter loves spreading his passion and joy for Blues dancing and aims to inspire dancers of all levels with the possibilities that this dance has to offer while preserving its roots, identity, and art form. Having taught in four continents, Dexter’s classes are known to be inspiring and fun, and are favorites at nationally and internationally renowned exchanges and workshops.
Dexter has won first place in numerous Blues dancing competitions around the country and has won the title of Ballroomin’ Blues champion at bluesSHOUT 3 times (2007, 2008, and 2010). In an unprecedented feat, Dexter won all four partnered competitions at bluesSHOUT 2010 in Austin: Open Jack & Jill, Strictly Jook Joint, Strictly Ballroomin’, and Champions Division. For more information about Dexter, visit his website at dextersantos.com.