- Robert McOwen, Boston, MA
- Yvonne Yang, Annandale, VA
Robert McOwen, Boston, MA
Robert began Scottish country and highland dancing in Berkeley, California in 1973. He received the Teaching
Certificate of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (RSCDS) by examination in Scotland in 1980, and since then has
taught at dance camps and workshops across the United States, and in Canada, Scotland, Japan, New Zealand, and Australia.
Robert became a member of the Scottish Dance Teacher's Alliance in 1987, and has taught, competed in, and performed highland
dancing at various events across the United States, including Bonnie Rideout's "Scottish Christmas" Tour 1999-2005. In 2002,
he and Karen Mahoney formed Highland Dance Boston, which has choreographed and performed many dances at Scottish events in
the Boston Area. In his "spare time", Robert is a Professor of Mathematics at Northeastern University.
Yvonne Yang, Annandale, VA