Cameron T. Johnson  

Ballroom Dance Instructor

                                 

Hailing from South Africa, Cameron started his dancing career at the tender age of 5, under the tutelage of his parents.  By 1985 Cameron became the South African National Junior Champion and remained the champion in through 1989. Two years later Cameron became the South African Adult Champion and remained so for the following three years. He represented his country in world championships in both Denmark and Hungary.

 

In 1996 Cameron turned pro and became the  National champion three years running. As a professional Cameron represented his country at the French Masters (3rdplace finish) and Open Fleetwood Championship, Blackpool (6thplace finish). As a Pro/AM Cameraon also competed in Buenos Aires (1st place finish). Cameron also taught social and competitive dance at the Robern Dance Studio in Cape Town, South Africa.

In 2000, Cameron was invited to immigrate and teach in the USA, where he has since made his home as a US Citizen. Cameron taught at several studios including: Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Mamaroneck, New York.  the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater School in Manhattan, New York, the Sandra Cameron Dance Center in Manhattan, New York, Dance Studio 101 in Manhattan, New York, Maria Fiora Dance Studio in Stamford, Connecticut, the Just Dance Dance Centre in Manhattan, New York, and Stardust Dance Productions in New York.  

In 2019 Cameron brought his expertise to DanceSportVA in Virginia Beach where he teaches private and group instruction. Cameron is proficient in International Standard, International Latin, American-Style Smooth & American-Style Rhythm.  Cameron specializes in Pro/Am Competition, Social Dancing & Wedding/Show dance Choreography.

Professional Certifications & Licenses

 

Associate in International Standard 

with a Highly Commended pass rate 

South African National Council of Ballroom Dancing

(1996)
 

Associate in International Latin 

with a Highly Commended pass rate 

United Kingdom Alliance in London, England. 

(1999)
 

Licentiate in International Standard 

with a Highly Commended pass rate 

United Kingdom Alliance in London, England. 

(1999)

Competitive History

 

South African National Junior Champion

(1985-1989)

 

South African National Adult Champion

(1991-1994)

 

South African National Professional Champion

(1996 -1999)

 

Represented South Africa

World Adult Championship

Bremen, Germany in1991.

 

Represented South Africa

World Adult Championship

Copenhagen, Denmark in1994.

 

Represented South Africa

World Professional Championship

Budapest, Hungary in1995.

 

Represented South Africa

Open French Masters Professional Championship

Isle of Reunion in 1996 and was placed 3rd.

 

Represented South Africa

Open Fleetwood Professional Championship

Blackpool, England in 1996 and was placed 6th.

 

Represented the USA

World Pro/Am Championship

Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2008 and was placed 1st.

We are proud to welcome Cameron to our studio, here are what some of his past students had to say about him:

 

"As Cameron walks into the room can immediately tell that he's a professional dancer. He's a very competent teacher and I like the structure and variation of his classes. Janice is instantly lovable, and focuses on having fun with the bonus of having learnt something at the end."  Onedeigie

"Cameron levitates from the floor and has a sublime attitude towards dance. Is fascinating being part of his teaching. Thank you!" Cristina

"I have been with this studio since it opened. The instructor Cameron Johnson is dedicated, patient, and very professional. The people here are friendly and affectionate." Shylaja

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DancesportVA      

5721 Arrowhead Drive     

Virginia Beach, VA      

757-473-3267

email: info@dancesportva.com

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Private Lesson Schedule 

Monday - Thursday: 1:00pm - 10:00pm

Friday: 1:00pm - 7:00pm

Saturday: See calendar for special events

Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Desk Hours
Monday - Friday: 1:00pm - 8:30pm

Sunday: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

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Licensed by Virginia ABC
Verified Veteran Owned Business
Licensed by BMI
ASCAP Member
SESAC Member
City of Virginia Beach