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Alan Hedgpeth - Owner and Instructor at "A Step Above"

Teaching during the event
29th - 1pm - Intermediate/Advanced Cha-Cha and 2pm - Intermediate/Advanced American Waltz
30th - 11am - Intermediate/Advanced American Tango and 2pm - Intermediate/Advanced American Foxtrot




Alan Hedgpeth is a member of National Dance Council of America (NDCA) and has earned the Fellowship “With Honors” with the North American Dancesport Teachers Association (NADTA).  He has been a professional ballroom dance instructor for thirty-five years.  He is registered with the NDCA. as a Pro-Am Instructor, Master of Ceremonies, Music Director, Competing Professional and Competition Adjudicator.  He holds 4 World Championships and 4 World Master Championships.

 He is the owner of the "A Step Above" Ballroom Dance Studio in Virginia Beach VA.  After being out for 18 months for ankle surgery, he is back, teaching both private and group classes in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and, Williamsburg, Virginia. He is also coaching in Rocky Mount, Wilson and Nashville NC   He is well known for his musical knowledge and Choreography.  He is currently working to release his first DJ Producer single which is a Cha Cha.

 He has studied with 2 Times International Professional Latin Champion Tony Meredith; 4 Times International Latin Professional Champion Bill Sparks; Rickey Geiger,  Nick Short, Undefeated United States International 10-Dance Champion John Nyemchek, Forrest Vance, Nicole Carroll, Dan Rutherford, Jerry Parrish, Beverly Donahue, John Hatton, Sam Sodano, Sammy Stopford,  Pat Traymore, Current World Latin Champions Riccardo Cocchi &  Yulia Zagoruychenko and World renown West Coast Swing coach Michael Kiehm.

Alan is also a supporter of the the Tidewater USA Dance Chapter and one of our Monthy Social Dance Instructors and DJs.

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