Ben Morris Los Angeles, CA, United States

Instructor Name Ben Morris
Dance Styles: Partner Charleston, Lindy Hop, West Coast Swing
Teaches with: Melina Ramirez
Available lessons: 18 Lessons, 7 Lesson Packs
Hailing From Los Angeles, CA, United States
Instructor Contact Email Ben Morris

Ben Morris moved from Colorado to Westwood, California in the fall of 2004 to attend UCLA. Maintaining an uncommon dualism with West Coast Swing, he is a Champion Lindy Hopper; receiving the Spirit of Lindy Hop award at the 2004 National Jitterbug Championships. Ben and Melina brought their talents together for a West Coast Swing routine in the summer of 2003, and have since won many young adult titles together - most notably the Young Adult division of the 2003 US Open Swing Dance Championships.

An abbreviated list of Ben and Melina's most notable accomplishments together includes:

1st place, 2003 US Open Swing Dance Championships Young Adult division 1st place, 2003 and 2004 Boogie by the Bay Young Adult division 1st place, 2004 and 2005 Swingdiego Young Adult division 1st place, 2005 Capital Juniors Routine division 1st place, 2004 Reno Dance Sensation Open Strictly Swing 1st place, 2004 OCWCSDC All Star Jack and Jill (yes, they drew each other)

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Ben Morris's Popular Lessons See All

Sweeps

248
This lesson is a complete study of le...
west coast swing
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Back Alley

235
This lesson teaches a variation on a ...
lindy hop
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Freakish Elbow Move

241
This intricate and demanding combo wi...
west coast swing
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Double Lock Slide

239
This lesson teaches a dynamic combo t...
lindy hop
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Windmill Jump Turn

251
This lesson teaches an accented and t...
lindy hop
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Side Lunge Sugar Push

247
This lesson puts an elegant twist on ...
west coast swing
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Crossover Charleston

236
This lesson teaches a versatile and u...
partner charle...
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Diva Stand Still

237
This lesson will teach a follwer how ...
west coast swing
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Heel Slide

243
This lesson teaches an applied heel s...
lindy hop
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Whip, Vivian's Split

252
This lesson teaches a combo sets sets...
west coast swing
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Gear Turn

242
This lesson takes a detailed look at ...
lindy hop
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Fake Swing Out

240
This lesson will test your follower's...
lindy hop
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Diva Tuck Turn

238
This lesson will teach the follower h...
west coast swing
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Roller Coaster Circle

246
This dynamic leader-showcasing figure...
lindy hop
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The Tickle Dip

250
With our without the tickle, this les...
lindy hop
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Johnny's Drop

245
This lesson teaches an accented varia...
partner charle...
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Heel Stand

244
This lesson teaches a sharp and versa...
lindy hop
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Texas Tommy Split Stand

249
This lesson teaches a big accented st...
lindy hop
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Ben Morris's Dance Packs By Style

Partner Charleston

12
1 Partner Charleston Dance Packs
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Lindy Hop

18
5 Lindy Hop Dance Packs
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West Coast Swing

23
1 West Coast Swing Dance Packs
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Ben Morris's Lessons By Dance Style

Partner Charleston

12
2 Partner Charleston Dance Lessons
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Lindy Hop

18
10 Lindy Hop Dance Lessons
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West Coast Swing

23
6 West Coast Swing Dance Lessons
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