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Photo of  Goetz (Gus)  Braun
Home 2404 Seven Oaks Ridge London, Ontario N6M0E4 Canada
Work Phone: 226-663-6946 Website:

NDTA Professional Certifications:
Fellow: International Standard Ballroom and International Latin
Fellow: American Smooth and American Rhythm

Other Professional Certifications:
Fellow ADTV Germany, “A” Class Trainer of the German National Sport Association.
A-Trainer TSTV Germany, Adjudicator National and International,
Member Ballroom IDTA England

Biographical Information:
In 1972, Gus began a career as a Dance Teacher. He received his Master’s Degree as a Dance Sport Trainer in 1974. In 1976, he was designated as an “A” Class Trainer of the German National Sport Association.
As an “A” Trainer of the German National Sport Association, Gus rigorously trained dance couples from 6 years to 80 years of age for participation in Competition. During his career in Germany, he trained 60 Champions and Vice Champions.

Subsequently, Gus opened four ballrooms in Germany for social dancing, competition training and also for teacher training. From 1981 to 1994 he was also a certified Dance Therapist for spine and joint injuries at the Recreations Clinic “Haus Niedersachsen,” Bad Nenndorf in Germany.

In 1999, Goetz Braun, Jr. his son, assumed the responsibilities for the 4 ballrooms and Gus relocated to the United States, where he settled in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Gus and his then partner opened the Sunshine Ballroom in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida where he taught International and American style ballroom dances and hosted frequent dance parties from 2001 until 2006.

In 2006, Gus, moved to Kingsland, Georgia where he teaches International Ballroom and Latin dances in private and group lessons.

In 2008, Gus moved to London, Ontario Canada where he continues his teaching career in International Ballroom and Latin and offers private and group lessons.

NDTA Membership Category:
Professional Member and NDTA-Certified Professional Member

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