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Ira Weisburd has been teaching and choreographing folk and line dances for more than 30 years. He has taught international and Israeli folk dancing in Florida at regular Wednesday and Saturday classes in Margate as well as Wednesday classes for the Boca Raton Folk Dancers and Mondays at various venues at Valencia Isles.
He is especially known for his Latin-style line dances, and has made his mark on the world of Israeli folk dancing through his own dances and through collaborations with well-known Israeli choreographers.
Ira also has taught at folk dance workshops, including the Beaver Folk Dancing Special Event in Pennsylvania. He gives workshops throughout the USA and recently embarked on a world tour with workshops in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.
Ira lives in Boca Raton, Florida with his wife Diane.
Dances Ira has taught include Agan Hayam Hatichon, Ahava B'Chol Safa, Ako Umram, All That Jazz, Armenian Misirlou, Aspra Peristeri, Barefoot Girl, Belolice Oro, Bo El Hachatuna, Bo'i Malkah, Borat, Cha Cha Suavito, Cumbia Semana (Fin De Semana), Dancin' Fool (Hello Dolly), Dunyah Dunyah, Erdeleanka Kolo, Esa Enai II, Garzona, Go Fatile Mome, Hamilchamah Haachronah, Ha'achronah, Hasapico Mozart (with Eli Ronen), Hasapiko Simpatiko, Hasapiko Souromenos, Hasapico Ton Dromo, Hora Ciobaniţa, Hora Europa, Hot Hot Hot, Jas na Lanka, King of Swing, Kako Stoje Daje Case, La Ultima Noche, Laga'at Baritzpa (with Gadi Bitton), Layla Layla, Lema'an Achay, Linda Ah, Mambo Rock, Milisse Mou, My Foolish Heart Waltz, My Hometown, Ne Grem Na Kolena, Polomjena Ruza, Raspukala Sar Planina, Rikud Hashalom, Rosa Rosa, Ruskaya Pliaska, Salamati, Se Zapali Mace Planinita, Seduced, Shuj Shuj Zemer, Sonata (Tango to Evora), Ta Dalina, Tie a Yellow Ribbon, Tsamika Tria, Tsuftelo e Ruza, Turkish Debka, Ultima Noche, Vals Ha'emek, Yasas (Yases), Zapevala, and Zemer Nugeh (Hatishma Koli).