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Myles Munroe and Tessa Cunningham Munroe are Canada’s West Coast Swing Champions and the highest ranked international dancers on the NASDE circuit, currently #1 in the Showcase division and placing 2nd at the US Open for the past three years. Myles 27 years of diverse dance training includes 6 UCWDC World Championship titles, and Tessa brings a professional coaching career to the partnership with university degrees in both Kinesiology and Education. As performers, they are known for their cutting-edge artistic choreography, innovative and high-risk acrobatics, and enviable musical expression. Their comedic approach and accessible delivery of correct foundational technique inspires and empowers students of all levels. They are ambassadors for modern, authentic West Coast Swing: teaching, judging, performing and competing 40+ weekends a year, all over the world. www.canadianswingchampions.com

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Canadian West Coast Swing Champion Myles Munroe is a naturally gifted dancer who has had the advantage of training his talents from a young age. He was classically trained in every stage dance and partner dance, cross-trained in a variety of martial arts, and won 6 UCWDC World Champion titles before the age of 20. He and partner Tessa Cunningham Munroe are currently the highest ranked international dancers on the NASDE circuit, known for their artistic and athletic winning Showcase routines. As a dancer, Myles is known for his ability to maintain his masculinity while being committed to efficient movement and technical aesthetics. As a teacher, he gets results: his critical eye can get to the source of the problem and actually solve it, with a positive, encouraging approach that is universally loved.

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Canadian West Coast Swing Champion Tessa Cunningham is one of the most admired followers on the Westie circuit. She is the highest ranked female international dancer on the NASDE circuit, and the winner of the first ever Jo Szymanski Pro Social Dancer Award. She has university degrees in both Human Kinetics and Education, and over 20 years of teaching/coaching experience, which give her an incomparable insight to dance teaching methodology and movement analysis. She is known for her versatility, body control, and enviable musical expression, and has used her endless feminine creativity to produce the first ever ladies’ styling dvd trilogy. Tessa is the creator of the Swing Literacy Development Method and actively leads teacher training courses globally. Her positive, high-energy, palatable delivery of correct foundational technique inspires and empowers students of all levels, and allows faster progression and access to more fun!

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Partners for 14 years, Myles and Tessa specialize in technique training and skill development and have been teaching Weekend Intensives all over the world for the past 9 years. They are the highest ranked Canadian and international dancers on the NASDE circuit, currently ranked #1 in the Showcase division and placing 2nd at the US Open for the past three years. Myles 27 years of diverse dance training includes 6 UCWDC World Championship titles, and Tessa brings a professional coaching career to the partnership with university degrees in both Kinesiology and Education. Together they have over 40 years of teaching/coaching experience, and give back to the community by training teachers in their Swing Literacy Development Method. Their comedic approach and accessible delivery of correct foundational technique inspires and empowers students of all levels. They are ambassadors for modern, authentic West Coast Swing: teaching, judging, performing and competing 40+ weekends a year, all over the world.