H.O.T. Heart of Texas Line Dance Event

April 25-28, 2019

Tentative schedule:


6-8pm             Registration/Packet PickUp

8pm                Kickoff Open Dance All Levels ~ Trinity Ballroom 

9pm                Demo Friday Workshop Dances (during Open Dance) ~ Trinity Ballroom


9am-1pm       Instructor Workshops Every Hour in Ballrooms/Gallery

1pm                Lunch Break

2-5pm             Instructor Workshops Every Hour in Ballrooms/Gallery

5pm                Demo Saturday Workshop Dances ~ Trinity Ballroom

~ DINNER Break until 8pm ~

8pm    Open Dance (Higher Levels) ~ Trinity Ballroom

           Open Dance (Beg/High Beg) ~ Oak Ballroom


9am-1pm                   Instructor Workshops Every Hour in Ballrooms/Gallery

1pm                            Lunch Break

2-5pm                         Instructor Workshops Every Hour in Ballrooms/Gallery

5-7pm                         All Ballrooms Are Closed

7-9:00pm                   Dinner and Saturday Night Show

9pm      Open Dance (Higher Levels) ~ Trinity Ballroom

              Open Dance (Beg/High Beg Levels) ~ Oak Ballroom


9am                            Demo Sunday Workshop Dances ~ Trinity Ballroom

10am-Noon               Instructor Workshops Every Hour in Ballrooms/Gallery

Noon-1pm                 Lunch Break

1-4pm                         Instructor Workshops Every Hour in Ballrooms/Gallery

4pm                            CLOSED ~ Happy Trails!

2019 H.O.T. Heart of Texas Preliminary Open Dance List (in order of popularity):



Karl Harry Winson







Just A Phase



Uphill Battle




Secrets We Keep


Vanotek Cha




Sleepwalk With Me



The Bounce



Falling Walls




Groovy Love



Leave A Trace




My Rules




Second Time Around

















Beyond Beautiful











Chill Factor



Everybody Feel Good


Have Fun Go Mad



I’ve Been Waiting For You



Love Rush







Thai Of MyLife


Simon Ward


Wakey Wakey





Westin Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Hotel

4545 W. John Carpenter Frwy, Irving, TX 75063

3 days of workshops and 3 nights of open dance!

We’ll keep the giant 10,000 sq ft ballroom and have 3 evening open dance parties!

The dedicated beginner ballroom will remain ours for the weekend where beginners can dance away the days and nights!

 Our confirmed instructors:

Jill Babinec, Jose Miguel Belloque Vane, Dustin Betts, Scott Blevins, Wil Bos, Joanne Brady,  Rhoda Lai, Guillaume Richard, Jo Thompson Szymanski, Julia Wetzel, Megan Wheeler.

And there’s the Saturday night dinner and show…well,what can we say? The last one was pretty spectacular…but we’ll try our best to top it!!!


To register on-line, visit the

Check out the H.O.T. website at:



The North Texas Line Dance Classic (NTLDC) will be held in Farmers Branch on June 21,22 2019

Friday  Dances

Beyond Beautiful  Julia Wetzel  Something About the Way You Look Tonight /Elton John 
Bud Light Blue     Darren Bailey     Bud Light Blue/Coffey Anderson 
Diggin’     Amy Glass   Diggin’/Kovacs   
Dip To The Bass     C.Gonzalez/Rachael M.White   Moves/Snoop Dogg & Oily Murs 
Electric Church J. Barnes & R. White  Electric Church/Mike Taylor
Falling Walls     Darren Bailey     Walls/Jamie Commons   
Get It Right     Maddison Glover     Hard Not To Love It/Steve Moakler 
Graffiti     Karl-Harry Winson     Never Comin Down/Keith Urban  
Groovy Love  Whitehouse,Trepat,Dahlgren   If Jesus Loves Me/Saint Lanvain, Rahmsed 
I’m On A Roll  Rob Holley  On A Roll/ Sugarland 
I’ve Been Waiting For You   Johnstone & Talbot  I’ve Been Waiting for You/Amanda Seyfried 
Jessie  McEnaney-White & Ward  Jessie/Joshua Kadison 
Just a Phase  Whitehouse & Glover  Just A Phase/Adam Craig 
Leave A Trace     Jose Miguel Belloque Vane    Love What You’ve Done/Rascal Flatts   
Music To My Eyes     Derek Steele & Simon Ward    Music To My Eyes/Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper  
Nothing But You Darren Bailey  Nothing But You/Leaving Austin
Off My Feet     Perron & Szymanski     The Way You Make Me Feel/The Douglas   
Oh Me Oh My Oh     Rob Fowler   Oh Me Oh My Oh/Derek Ryan 
Reason to Stay  Darren Bailey  Reason to Stay/Brett Young 
Remember Us This Way  Johnstone & Trepat  Always RememberUs This Way/Lady Gaga 
Simple as Can Be  Julia Wetzel  Simple/Florida Georgia Line 
Second Time Around     Whitehouse & Bailey    Second Time Around/Jack Mosbacher 
Secrets We Keep     McKeever, Richard, Poulsen    The Secrets That We Keep/Sara Evans 
Sleepwalk With Me     Fred Whitehouse     Sleepwalk/The Shires   
Sucker Julia Wetzel  Sucker/Jonas Brothers
Tai-Want Love     Rushton & Ward      I Want Love/Chris Stapleton   
Through It All  Julia Wetzel  Through It All/Charlie Puth 
Uphill Battle  Joey Warren  Uphill Battle/Rozzi 
Vanotek Cha  Gary O’Reilly  Back To Me/Vanotek (ft. Eneli) 
Saturday Beginner Dances    
1159 Rachael McEnaney White   11:59(CST)/The Railers   
3D (Dance Disco Dance)  Frank Trace  Give It Up/Cyndi Lauper 
A Little Kiss  Niels Poulsen  One Kiss/Duo Lipa & Calvin Harris 
All I Am Is You    Julia Wetzel  All I Am/Jess Glynne   
Champagne Promise    Tina Argyle  Champagne Promise/David Nail   
Corazon De Metal    Wil Bos  Corazon De Metal/Joey Montana   
Country Bump Darren Bailey Country Music Made Me Do It/Carlton Anderson
EZ Stomp  Juliet Lam  Stomp Your Feet/Francisca Urio 
Gleeful Waltz Frank Trace What The World Needs Now/Glee Cast
I Close My Eyes  Hazel Pace  Ich Mach Meine Augen Zu/C. Norman & Nino De Angelo 
If I Back It Up Now  Weisburd & Sarlemijn  If I Back It Up/Nellie Tiger Travis 
K is For Kicks    Christopher Gonzalez    Feel It Still/Portugal, The Man 
Keep It Simple    Maggie Gallagher    Keep It Simple/James Barker Band 
Little Country Race    Niels Poulsen    Honky Tonk Race/Shelby Lee Lowe 
Love Flow  Niels Poulsen  Let Your Love Flow/Bellamy Brothers 
Mamma Mia! Why Me?  Lee Hamilton  Why Did It Have to Be Me/J. Dylan, L. James, H. Skinner 
Off the Beaten Track  Gary O’Reilly  Off The Beaten Track/Derek Ryan 
Rest of My Life  Claire Bell  Rest of My Life/Rod Stewart 
Rocket to the Sun  Maddison Glover  What You’ve Done to Me/Samantha Jade 
Special Delivery  Karl-Harry Winson  Return to Sender/Dave Edmunds 
Texas Time  Lene Mainz Pedersen  Texas Time/Keith Urban 
Thank You  Tina Argyle  Thank You/Gary Perkins & The Breeze 
Why Do Fools Fall in Love EZ  Marie McLeod  Why Do Fools Fall in Love/Diana Ross 
You Are the Reason Baby  Alison Johnstone  You Are the Reason/Calum Scott & Leona Lewis 


Check out the NTLDC website at:



In Case You Haven’t Heard!!!!


He’s returning to Houston, Texas for an exciting INTERMEDIATE LINE DANCE WORKSHOP

Oklahoma Community Center

27222 Conroe Hufsmith Rd (aka Hufsmith Conroe Rd) Magnolia, Texas 77355

Plan on open dancing (time to be decided) Friday , August 2 (only dancers registered for Saturday workshop) . We’ll be taking requests later for open dancing. Joey will also be teaching a dance during this time.

Saturday, August 3, 9:30-3:30 INTERMEDIATE WORKSHOP – Includes lunch, water, snacks & sodas w/meal (details to follow on lunch…sandwiches)

Our venue has changed so space will be limited. Our cut off date is May 1 or before if limit of 35 is reached. Be watching for the registration form.

Joey has choreographed many dances and also collaborated with other choreographers… Uphill Battle, Right Here, Filthy, In the Zone, The Waiting Game, Thy Will, Die A Happy Man, How I Want Ya, Watch the Tempo and many others.

If you have questions please email one of us.

Phyllis Shelby

Carolyn Key

Ann Pettit

Kathleen Wheeler



TEXAS JAMBOREE IN Conroe October 18 and 19 in 2019. CHECK OUT THE WEBSITE:

Primary Dance Floor Split & Choreographer

Diggin’ – Amy Glass    Beautiful Goodbye – Michael Barr TAG & RESTART

Dip To The Bass – Gonzales & McEnaney-White      3D (Dance Disco Dance) – Frank Trace

Graffiti – Karl Harry Winson     Graffiti Baby – Julie Snailham RESTARTS

I’ve Been Waiting For You – Johnson & Talbot      I’ve Been Waiting For You EZ – Johnson & Talbot  RESTART

Sleepwalk With Me – Fred Whitehouse      Let It Bay – Be – Tina Argyle RESTART & TAG

Favorite Dance Floor Split & Choreographer
Be My Baby Now – St. Pierre/McEnaney    Blue Spanish Eyes – Juliet Lam
Beautiful Goodbye – Michael Barr      Wanna Be There – Lorna Mursell
Better When I’m Dancin ’ – Julia Wetzel    Feel Better When I’m Dancin – S. Chong RESTART
Blessed – Jackie Miranda    S.B.S. (Shuffle Boogie Soul) – Ira Weisburd TAG
Celtic Duo – Gallagher & O’Reilly   Celtic Duo AB – Marsye-Angeline RESTART
Champagne Promise – Tina Argyle      None
Doing The Walk – Van Grootel, et. al.      Walk Of Shame – Karen Tripp
Get It Right – Maddison Glover     Hard Not To Love It – S. Pistoia
Groovy Love – Whitehouse, et. al.     Little Groovy Love – B. Christoffersen
Gypsy Queen – Hazel Pace     Gypsy Queen AB – A. Korsgaard & K. Hansen
I Close My Eyes – Hazel Pace     None
Lay Low – Darren Bailey     Chiki Cha Cha – Liu Sum Loong
Lonely Drum – Darren Mitchell     None
Perfect – A. Johnstone & J. Talbot   Rolling Rhythm – Michele Burton RESTART
Pull You Through – M. Glover & J. Szymanski    Rolling Rhythm – Michele Burton TAG

Slowly, Gently, Softly (SGS) – G. O’Reilly      Simply Mambo – Val Myers & Deana Randle TAG
So Just Dance Dance Dance ! – Vane & Richard    Can’t Stop The Dance (EZ) – L. Card RESTART & TAG

Strip It Down – Rachael McEnaney-White   Strip It Down Beginner – Rosalee Musgrave

Sweet Caroline – Darren Bailey     None
Take Me To The River – Verdonk/Dahlgren     Take Me To The River – Easy – Mainz Pedersen RESTART & TAG
Thankful – Fred Whitehouse     Shy Waltz – Anne Hewitt TAG
To The Moon & Back – Rushton & O’Reilly   All The Same (aka We Danced) – Verdonk & Camps TAG & RESTARTS
Vanotek Cha


Cheryl Rogers

Lake Conroe KOA Event Center, Montgomery, TX



Intermediate Open Dance – stay tuned for next date. at Heights Recreation Center.                              10 am-12 pm.  $5 for Richardson residents; $7 for non-residents.


Southern Junction

Line Dance Workshop – Stay tuned for next scheduled date.
Date:  TBA

Time: 3 – 6 pm

Guest Instructor: TBA

For further information contact Ann Ellis.



ACDA National Championships
stay tuned for next date.
Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre
5410 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, Texas 75240


Richardson Line Dance Jamboree workshop

Nikki’s email address is

Stay Tuned for more information


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