Ron Ford

Ron Ford is a former competitive dancer who specialized in the International Ballroom (or Standard) category.

He is a two-time US Amateur Standard Champion and a finalist of various US Professional Championships.

Since 1981, Ron has taught both private and group lessons to dancers, ranging from beginners to advanced competitors. Along with his wife and partner, Mari Ford, Ron founded Dance Center Chicago in 2004. Although very experienced and accomplished, Ron feels that he is still learning, and never tires of helping couples dance together with confidence, comfort, and style!