Jason has been social dancing for over 17 years.  He first took Ballroom Dance lessons at Arthur Murray Studios and has been an instructor in Swing, Latin and Ballroom Dance around the Capital District for over 10 years.  He currently organizes and promotes Swing and Ballroom Dance events throughout the Capital Region through Albany Swing Dancing.com, the Arts Center of the Capital District and the Dance Flurry organizations.  He has been instructing Swing at the Arts Center from 2009 to the present.  In the past, he taught regularly at the Fuze Box Dance Club, Albany, Club Helsinki, Hudson and at the Saratoga Savoy Dance Studio, in addition to instructing at the Capital District First Friday Swing Dance, the Dance Flurry in Saratoga Springs and at Jacob’s Pillow in Becket, MA.  His goal is to share the joy of social dancing with his students.




Vaughn initially started at LMDC as a student. She took exotic and pole dancing and upon completing Pole 2, she was asked to instruct which she has been doing for many years. Vaughn currently teaches exotic pole/chair as well as Pole 2. 

Lorraine is the owner & operator of Lorraine-Michaels Dance Centre. She teaches Silver IV Ballroom, Silver/Gold Ballroom, Intermediate Ballroom, American Tango & Waltz, Samba, Advanced Big House Ballroom, Intermediate Big House Ballroom, and the Kinderhook Ballroom classes. Please see the class schedule and descriptions for more information on these classes.