BIOGRAPHY OF JENIFER & LARRY WOLF
My birth place was Manchester England. I have two children, a daughter and son. This is a little bit of Trivia for our friends in the UK - my Father was Head Chef on the Royal Train travelling from London, England to Edinburgh, Scotland, also on the Britannia for the King and Queen before the War.
Prior to my Dance career, I first earned bars and competed in Ontario and Michigan, then took a judicators course and taught adult classes in Compulsory Dance Roller Skating as a Professional Skater. This has contributed to my knowledge and unique style to dancing.
This wife and husband dancing duo have been teaching together for the past 5 1/2 yrs, however, Jenifer has been teaching much longer, and has taught all forms of dance since 1985, after receiving her Teacher's training at Fred Astaire Studios, before that took many lessons and competed.
She has furthered her studies and training, to teach and judicate with Country Western Dance International CWDI, WSDC through the Golden State Dance Teacher's Association (GSDTA). using the Universal Unit System. have taken teacher's training through the Vancouver School Board.
Have choreographed, competed, and won in various Country Western Dance Competitions such as Two Step, Waltz, Jive & West Coast Swing, Polka, and Shottice'. It is important to have started at the bottom and experience all of this before taking any teacher's training. I believe, as many other certified instructors do, that it is important to have experience and knowledge to pass on to your students in class. Today, Jenifer is active in in choreography.
Being a certified judicator in line, teams and couples dancing, as a Gold member of the WSDC (West Coast Swing) and a certified instructor through them, and Country Western Dance International (CWDI), has taught and been a Head Judicator for couples, teams and line dancing in Australia, Arizona, California, Ontario, Alberta. Have been invited to be This gives me the opportunity to travel and meet some new dancers. Have been the President, Western Canada Regional Director, and webmaster for CWDI. (Country Western Dance International).
Am the Event Director for Vancouver Vibrations Dance Festival, a sanctioned event, held at the Sheraton Hotel in Surrey and we were co-hosts for the event D4D,
Was an entertainment (dance) Director for Canada Place, in Downtown Vancouver, BC
Had had several line dances published in The Linedancer Magazine in the UK, also in a Western Magazine.
To mention a couple that were chosen competition dances. are Celtic Slide, an easy and fun beginner dance, 4 Minus 3 Equals Zero first place winner in choreography, an intermediate waltz.
Teach for Community Centres and the School Boards in various areas.
Give private dance lessons and teach for party's and special groups. and give demos at many places.
Worked for many years as a hairstylist, the requests I get from dancers and other performers to cut and style their hair is an additional bonus to the over all presentation.
Bio of Larry - Larry has been dancing with Jenifer for 14 years. He has been teaching line dancing with her for the past 5 yrs, and is the DJ for all their ho down party's.
Larry was the event co-ordinator, and scorer for the competitions at Vancouver Vibrations Dance Festival.
When first meeting my wife, Jenifer, I was a beginner dancer, she taught me much more and brought my dance level up, then spent time training me to teach line dancing.
Larry is an Applied Science Technologist and was a part time certified Ski instructor in BC., before he started to dance.
Together we share our passion for dance and music with others through teaching.
When not dancing, we each have a motorcylce, riding them every chance we get. have taken trips up to the Yukon and through the Canadian Rockies, across Canada to Nova Scotia, Cape Bretton Island, back through the USA and down to Sturgis South Dakata, back up to Vancouver, British Columbia. We are both Chapter Educators for a motorcycle club.
We have moved as of last July 1st., closer to the Canadian Rockes, have 2 Jack Russell pups, which we enjoy very much.
Go out on our Quad riding in the back country when we are not riding our motorcycles, have been doing a lot of gardening.
Now teaching in our new area, enjoying the area and people, plus we have a lot of family living out this way which we see often.
Of course goes without saying, we miss the people we came to know well.