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South Florida Swing Dance Society

Upcoming Events


January's Guest Instructor


Katie Marlow

January 6, 2024

teaching Hustle & Latin Hustle!


Katie Marlow comes to the World Salsa Summit with over 40 years’experience as a professional in the Entertainment industry. In addition, shebrings with her more than 35 years’ experience as a Travel and Special Event professional. Involved in dance and the performing arts since the age of 7, Katie has an extensive resume in both theatrical dance and partner dance. Her wide array of credits includes Theatre, Television, Print and Live Performance. She is a member of both the Screen Actors Guild and Actors Equity Association. She has worked extensively in the industry as both a performer and a producer of entertainment. In addition to Katie’s experience in the entertainment industry, she has also been involved in various aspects of the Special Event Production and travel industries for over 35 years. She is a long-standing member of Meeting Professionals International, and even served on its South Florida Chapter board of directors for a time. 

In addition to the World Salsa Summit, Katie produced the International Hustle & Salsa Competition. The World Salsa Summit was modeled after the IHSC, which was a unique legacy event within the social dance industry. The IHSC completed its 20th Year Anniversary in 2019. Katie looks forward to taking the current World Salsa Summit, now at its 10th Anniversary, to the next level. And by the way — if you see her, save her a dance, as it continues to remain her greatest passion!


February's Guest Instructor


John Harris

February 3, 2024

teaching Country 2-Step!

John Harris dance journey in Broward County at Dance Connection 30 years ago. He is a professional dance instructor, competitor, and judge. He has multiple titles at national competitions (including West Coast Swing, Country, Salsa, and Hustle). He is a Florida State West Coast Swing Dance Champion and retired All-Star J&J Competitor in WCS. He has also competed in Pro-Pro on the UCWDC Country Circuit with Raquel Reynolds. He has over 30 years dancing and over 20 years of experience teaching West Coast Swing, Country, Ballroom, Latin, Salsa, & Hustle. He was the owner and head instructor for 14 years at Sultry Swing, the dance studio. He now teaches privates, hosts regular dance parties, and runs dance teams in Palm Beach County.



March's Guest Instructor




March 2, 2024


April's Guest Instructor




April 20, 2024


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