- Award-winning competitive dancer and coach
- Associate Member of the United Country Western Dance Council
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Anyone can dance! All ages and stages. Individuals, couples and groups. You don’t have to be a prima ballerina or have years of dance experience to be a good dancer. All you need is a strong work ethic, a good attitude and of course a desire to have fun!
What dances can you learn?
Ron Putman teaches Ballroom, Swing and Country Dance. A few of the dances you can learn include but are not limited to: Waltz, Two-Step, East Coast and West Coast Swing, Cha-Cha, Fox Trot and Rumba. There are so many other exciting dances to learn! Just tell him if you have a specific dance in mind.
Other services include:
Wedding Choreography for the Bride & Groom or the entire wedding party!
Corporate Exhibitions for companies, retirement communities, or other organizations interested in providing dance instruction or dance exhibitions for entertainment.
How do you learn?
Ron teaches group classes and private lessons for individuals and couples.
Contact Ron by email to inquire about fees. Ask about gift certificates and give the gift of dance!
Where do you learn?
While Ron teaches in a number of studio locations in the Athens area, he has recently affiliated with
Gainesville Ballet and teaches at their Gainesville studio. He can also teach in other locations—country clubs, universities, companies, recreational facilities as well in other communities.
Here’s what people are saying about Ron-
“It is to many emotions that I write about the impact Ron Putman has had on my life through dance. Who would ever think that saying yes to a dance competition for a community charity would result in a competitive dance partnership and a lifelong friendship?! Dancing is the new love of my life and has reshaped my mind, body and soul. It wouldn’t have been possible without Ron.”
— Liz Dalton
“Ron Putman is a symbol of strength, confidence, patience, and compassion. Ron was presented with a challenge that took deep consideration – that challenge was training a complete non-dancer who has a physical disability resulting from a work related injury and creating a competitor in the Dancing with Athens Stars 2009. Not only were there weekly dance lessons over 9 months, but the behind the scenes time and energy put into this performance made it very personal. He constructed the dance routine and molded it to my ability. Success and happiness were the only option. Not only did he train me, but he became a part of my healing. Our paths crossed and now a true friendship has bloomed. Thank you.”
— Sgt. Courtney Gale