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Dance Schools, Associations & Teachers

HighlandNet / Highland Teacher List

Teachers in the US and Canada



Kari Maschino School of Dance

Kari Maschino- Mesa, AZ
Email at:

California, Colorado

San Jose School of Highland Dancing- California

Instructors: Fred De Marse & Jennie Dolen

Northern California Highland Dance Association- California

Non-profit parents' organization managed by parents of active Scottish Highland dancers,
and supported by member Highland Dance teachers throughout the Northern California area

Highland Dance in Fresno- California

Instructor: Hannah Tarrats
Steps for dances choreographed by Vera Miller-Patterson to be up soon. These include:
12 person Broadsword, Round Sword and Ribbon Reel.

Kyla Groeschel's School of Highland Dance- California

Rocky Mountain Highland Dancers- Colorado

Homepage for the Colorado Highland Dancers & Teachers

Illinois & Iowa

Gillette School of Highland Dance
Chicago, IL

Beth Ogilvy School of Dance
Springfield, IL
Email at:

Iowa Thistledown Highland Dancers- Iowa
Clive, IA

Anne Stapleton School of Dance
Iowa City, IA
Email at:

Kansas & Missouri

Kansas City Highland Dancer's Association- Kansas City
Teachers in both Kansas City Missouri & Kansas City Kansas

Sandra Brown School of Dance
St Louis, MO
Email at:

Minnesota, Michigan

Guthrie School of Dance - St Paul, Minnesota

Instructors: Kristy Van Hoven & Genevieve Young .

Rhythms of Grace Dance - Minnesota

Rhythms of Grace Dance was established in 1993 by Kimberly Bennet Meirose,
a world dance competitor and long time member of the Scottish community.

The Minnesota Scottish Celtic Dance Association- Minnesota

Non-profit organization that has supported Scottish dance activities in Minnesota since 1962.
Information about Highland in Minnesota and links to other sites.

Hart School of Dance

Instructor Kitty Hart MacNaughton - 763-221-2627

The Tip of The Mitt Highland Dancers- Harbor Springs MI

Instructor: Mindy Hamilton

Kimberly Capitani-Scobel School of Highland Dance- Troy, Michigan

Instructor: Kimberly (Capitani) Scobel
Phone: (248) 877-7780

Queen of Scots Dance Academy- Michigan

The QSDA, located in Shelby Township, MI, offers dance lessons for students ages 4 to adult.
Dancers also available for performances or special appearances.
Founded by US National Champion and World Runner-Up, Bree Erin Brownlee.

Plemmons School of Highland Dance- Fenton, MI
Alison Mittig Plemmons
Email at:

Mid-Michigan Highland Dance Academy- Michigan

The MMHDA is located in Alma, Michigan. Alma, is also known as Scotland USA,
and is famous for being the home of the Alma Highland Festival and Alma College.
Director: Christie Freestone

Lakes Area School of Highland Dance- Michigan

Lakes Area School of Highland Dance was established by Jennifer Miller Pierson,
two time US National Champion and long time member of the Highland Dance community.
Instructor: Jennifer Miller Pierson

Hodgkin Highlanders School of Dance - Michigan

Competitive and recreational Scottish Highland Dancing instruction in mid-Michigan..
Instructor: Holly Hodgkin

Nebraska, Nevada

Midland Highland Dancer's & Post School of Highland Dance - Nebraska

Instructor: Shayna Post

Las Vegas Highland Dance Association- Nevada

Non-profit organization to foster and promote Highland Dancing in Southern Nevada.


Portland Highland Dance Association- Oregon

Portland Area Highland Dance Teachers:
Gail Bacon, Jan Capperauld, Jocelyn Case, Sherry Case,
Marianna MacKenzie Day, Ann Johnson, Bonnie MacKenzie, Nancy Mandish


Dallas Highland Dancers

Instructed by Fiona Robertson Alpaugh
Located in the Dallas, Texas Metroplex

Vicki Cana
Blue Bonnets Highland Dance
McKinney, TX (North Dallas)

Murphy Highland Dance Academy
Instructor: Karen Sutton Murphy
Houston, Texas
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St Thomas Highland School
Instructors: Diane Krugh & Donna Cusack
Houston, Texas
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Klein School of Dance
Instructor: Mary Beth Miller-Klein
San Antonio, Texas
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Forsyth Academy of Highland Dance
Salt Lake City, UT

Mountain West Highland Dance Association
(Utah, Wyoming, Idaho)


Heather Morris School of Dance

Instructor- Heather Morris
Scottish Highland, National and Character Dances; Irish Step Dance; and Celtic Step Dance


Shelton Highland Dancers - Washington

Instructor- Karen Shelton-Johnson

Seattle Highland Dance Association- Washington

SHDA Area Teachers:
Kirsten (Kiki) Bentzen-Francis, Inge Bentzen, Leanore Curran, Carol McPherson,
Robin Hegge-MacRae, Karen Shelton-Johnson, Marian Webb

Washington DC

Irene Mc Namara School of Dance
Washington DC
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Canada & Overseas

Forrester School of Celtic Dance

Sydney, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, CANADA.

Western Ontario Highland Dancers Association

Ontario, Canada

Morgan School of Highland Dance-Ontario

BC Highland Dancing Association

BC, Canada

Caithream Celtic Dance Fusion

Dance company based in Ottawa, which combines the traditions of highland dancing with a fusion of modern dance styles.
Directors: Andre Charlebois & Jenn Macquarrie

Manitoba Highland Dancers Association (MHDA)

Manitoba, Canada

Scottish Dance Company of Canada

Learn about this company and Immrama.
Artistic director: Sandra Bald Jones.


Toe & Heel
Web page of Deryck and Gareth Mitchelson- Ten Times World Highland Dancing Champions.
Resources for highland dancers.
SOBHD championship dates, entry forms, SOBHD championship results, dress code,
dancer profiles, chat room, sample judge's test questions, and more...

Gillian Whitelaw School of Highland Dancing

Classes in Grangemouth, Larbert, Denny and Stirling
Great list of links for Highland Games in Scotland with entry forms!


Ardair School of Highland Dancing

Lisa Turner - Mt Gambier West, SA- Australia

Karen McPhillips School of Highland Dancing

Penshurst, NSW, Australia

Margaret Cleves School of Dancing

Mount Gambier, South Australia