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Dance Instruction

The following dance instructors are Social Dance Teacher members of USA Dance Greater Macon Chapter #6059:

Paula East: An experienced dancer, choreographer, and instructor with a commitment to promoting social dancing and dancesport to the local community. Her early dance and voice training began in Boston. Paula chose professional dancing and singing as her lifetime career and has performed throughout the States and abroad. She has enjoyed a multifaceted career as a professional dancer, singer and choreographer, performing in the U.S., the Caribbean, and Europe, and she holds multiple professional certifications in dance education. She is a founding member and assistant social dance coordinator to USA Dance Greater Macon Chapter 6059, a former board member of Stars Over Macon benefiting Pine Pointe Hospice, and an ambassador for the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. Contact Paula for information on current classes and workshops:, 478.750.0802,

Dianne Kent: "Dancing with Dianne":, 478.986.4110, Dancing with Dianne; Four week classes are on Mondays at - Howard Community Club - 5645 Forsyth Road, Macon GA.. 7PM - 8PM Line Dance Instruction, 8PM to 9PM Ballroom Dance Instruction.

Debra Leathers: With a passion for all dance forms, Debra Leathers was hooked on dance from her very first lesson. She has led Latin workshops and dances in Oman, Kuwait, and Uzbekistan. As co-director of SalsaNoir Productions in Savannah, she aspired to bring Afro-Cuban music/culture to the forefront and let the community know the history and meaning of "SALSA". Debra has danced, performed, and choreographed several numbers for Savannah's CASA Dancing with the Stars. Her specialties include Flamenco (Sevillanas), Beginning Ballroom, Argentine Tango, Salsa, Bachata, Chacarera, and Rueda de Salsa. Contact Debra at

Jim Riley, Jim has many years of experience in ballroom dancing and is a member of our chapter, Jim lives in Atlanta but travels to Macon to instruct from time to time.