Our studio owner and dance professional James Dutton have been dancing, competing, instructing, coaching, judging, performing and training dance instructors for more than 15 years.
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In the mid-90’s when the swing craze took off, James started his dance journey. His love for jazz and big band music sparked his interest in swing dancing. He took lessons at Arthur Murray for about 6 months before starting in a teacher training class. He then became a top 20 instructor for Arthur Murray for the next 7 years. He moved to the Schaumburg, IL Arthur Murray where he spent the next 4 years as a top 20 counselor. During his 15 years he has also become a very accomplished dancer.