Wanda Lloyd

Lead Instructor

    Wanda Lloyd is the lead instructor of Smooth Flava, Gainesville Chapter. Wanda was introduced to DFW Swingout in 2014 by Robert Whitehead of Swing N Motion.  After graduating in January 2015, she began traveling to enjoy the dance.  As her love grew, she shared it with her 5th grade classroom students.  In February 2016, her students showcased DFW Swingout at Swing N Motion’s 3rd Graduating Class Dance Ceremony. This journey birthed BLSSD Future (Ballroom, Line, Swingout, Steppin Dancers). Wanda’s passion is to get Gainesville dancing; she continued teaching children and the beginner class of Swing N Motion.  In the summer of 2016 BLSSD Future showcased DFW Swingout at the Graduation Ceremony for FOCUS Academic Summer Camp.    LaDell Headroe, Founder of Smooth Flava Houston Texas became Wanda‘s mentor and endorsed her teaching under Smooth Flava Inc, Branding.   In the summer of 2017 she held her first Teach Me To Dance Fundraising Event at the Reitz Union on the University of Florida’s college campus June 23-24, 2017, where all styles of dance were represented and welcomed: DFW Swingout, Steppin, Ballroom, DC Hand Dance, Line Dance, just to name a few.   The success of this event raised funds to support BLSSD Future scholarships for low-income families in the Gainesville community.  

LaDell Headroe

Founder, Lead Instructor - Houston Texas

  LaDell Headroe is the founder and lead instructor of Smooth Flava Entertainment. His career began while living in th Dallas Fort Worth area under the influence of several legendary Swing Out instructors. LaDell’s dancing skills progressed as he graduated from class with Willie “Hitman” Johnson of Fort Worth, and Angie Jones “A.P.” who is known as the dance champion of Swing Out and West Coast Swing in Dallas. Finally, after graduating from Lady Champagne’s Sheer Elegance class, Ladell was given the honor of becoming an assistant instructor with Lady Champagne. Throughout the years LaDell has Advanced his dance skill even further by training with other dancing legends such as Lewis “ Butter” Neal, Lasonda Campbell, Geno Spears (Chi-town Stepping), J-Most (Chi-town Stepping), Big Smooth, Jerry Palmer, Tracy Mallory, Master Redd (Houston 2 Step), Jimmie “Jay” Owens (Houston 2 Step), and Ramiro Gonzales. LaDell’s Passion for Swing Out lead him to Houston in 2006 where he started Smooth Flava Entertainment. He has since tirelessly worked to accomplish his personal goal of promoting growth, talent and unity within the dance community. LaDell has taught hundreds of student from beginner to advanced Swing Out techniques and has graduated numerous Smooth Flava classes.   


 "An instructor’s worth is measured by how well his or her students dance. "     LaDell Headroe

Smooth Flava, Houston Texas

 

Tuesday
Mystique Lounge
14625 Buffalo Speedway
(Hiram Clack Area)
Houston, Tx 77045
Insructor: Mr. LaDell Heardroe


Wednesday
The Red Rooster
13334 Almeda Rd
Houston, Tx 77045
Insructor: Mr. LaDell Heardroe