As an instructor, Laura is known for her sunny disposition, clear explanations, and captivating exploration of tiny details. Laura is available for group and private lessons. She primarily teaches blues but she is also available to teach Lindy hop and balboa. Laura teaches at You Should Be Dancing..!, Friday Night Blues, and Brooklyn Swings.
Laura’s passion is curriculum development to design progressive series of linked classes. She designed both one-week and single-day LEGO robotics workshops for the Girl Scouts Columbia River Council, helped develop a brand-new STEM education field school for Northwest Residence Outdoor School, and has redesigned laboratory activities at New York University. Check out this blog post to learn more about curriculum development.
At Friday Night Blues, Laura created and implemented a custom, flexible fundamentals curriculum. This curriculum has been largely successful, gaining praise from both students and instructors. Laura is more than happy to teach classes or otherwise consult on curriculum development and instructor management if you would like to implement something similar in your own scene.