Lori Burton-Kassin

Lori B.

Utica, MI

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Lori delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 5+

Teaching since:
March 1975

Owner and instructor Lori B. has over thirty-five years of teaching experience, and has been specializing in Argentine Tango for the last twenty years. She was a soloist with the Metropolitan Ballet Society and has earned numerous top teacher awards in competitive ballroom, Latin, and rhythm styles. Lori is also a former two-time state body building champion.

Lori's tango dancing has been featured on ESPN and local television, including a tango exhibition on PBS. Lori and the ATD studio have appeared in various other news sources including the Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, Macomb Daily, and Crane's Business News.

Lori has studied Argentine tango extensively in Argentina with many of the greatest Argentine masters. Among her teachers are Carlos Gavito, Mingo Pugliese, Osvaldo Zotto, Fabian Salas, Graciela Gonzalez, Gustavo Naveira, Miguel Zotto, Juan Carlos Copes, Aurora & Jorge Firpo, Facundo & Kely Posadas, Pablo Veron, Sergio Cortazzo & Gachi Fernandez, the Dinzels, and others. Lori's ties to the Argentine tango community have made it possible for her to host many guest visits from top instructors, right here at her Michigan studio.

*** Specialties ***
Argentine Tango, Salsa, Ballroom, Swing

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Experience

Studio Owner
Mar 2001 - Present
Argentine Tango Detroit

Owner and instructor Lori Burton has over thirty-five years of teaching experience, and has been specializing in Argentine Tango for the last twenty years. She was a soloist with the Metropolitan Ballet Society and has earned numerous top teacher awards in competitive ballroom, Latin, and rhythm styles. Lori is also a former two-time state body building champion.

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Owner/Instructor
Mar 2001 - Present
Argentine Tango Detroit

Owner and instructor Lori Burton has over thirty-five years of teaching experience, and has been specializing in Argentine Tango for the last twenty years. She was a soloist with the Metropolitan Ballet Society and has earned numerous top teacher awards in competitive ballroom, Latin, and rhythm styles. Lori is also a former two-time state body building champion.

Lori's tango dancing has been featured on ESPN and local television, including a tango exhibition on PBS. Lori and the ATD studio have appeared in various other news sources including the Detroit News, Detroit Free Press, Macomb Daily, and Crane's Business News.

Lori has studied Argentine tango extensively in Argentina with many of the greatest Argentine masters. Among her teachers are Carlos Gavito, Mingo Pugliese, Osvaldo Zotto, Fabian Salas, Graciela Gonzalez, Gustavo Naveira, Miguel Zotto, Juan Carlos Copes, Aurora & Jorge Firpo, Facundo & Kely Posadas, Pablo Veron, Sergio Cortazzo & Gachi Fernandez, the Dinzels, and others. Lori's ties to the Argentine tango community have made it possible for her to host many guest visits from top instructors, right here at her Michigan studio.

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Education

Some College
Jan 1997 - Present
Oakland

Languages

English, Spanish
Limited Proficiency

Certifications

Bronze-Gold
Jan 1980
Dance Masters, Fred Astaire, Arthur Murrary

Awards

Top Teacher Awards
Jan 2000
Several

Affiliations

USA Dance
Jan 1993

USA Dance Inc is the National Governing Body for DanceSport in the United States and with 174 chapters throughout the country is also the representative organization for all social and recreational ballroom and Latin dancers in America, ranging from pre-schoolers to seniors. - See more at: http://usadance.org/about/our-national-mission/#sthash.JdkidVdA.dpuf

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