• 919.553.9907
  • lori@cdpdance.com
  • 25 Plantation Drive • Clayton, NC 27527
  • Dance Instructor

    Belinda McFerren

    Belinda McFerren took dance lessons starting in preschool. During these years, she was able to attend conventions and take classes from famous dancers and choreographers. In high school, she was a member of the award winning Foxette Dance Team and was chosen to be the captain of this team. As a high school senior, she was selected to dance at the Aloha Bowl in Honolulu, Hawaii. After graduating, she was asked to assist the high school dance team and to be an assistant teacher at two dance studios. After a few months, she was promoted to a teacher and taught tap, ballet, tumbling, jazz, pointe, and clogging. While teaching at that studio, she was the assistant choreographer and lead dancer in two ballet productions, The Nutcracker and Cinderella. In addition, she founded and directed an award winning competition jazz team. While at Appalachian State University, she was a member and choreographer for the A.S.U. Clogging Team.

    She also enjoyed being a dancer at Tweetsie Railroad Theme Park. She later founded and directed the award winning Benson Downhome Stompers. She became a Certified Clogging Instructor with the National Clogging Leaders’ Organization and has taught and mentored other clogging instructors as they pursued their certifications. Belinda has taught at many clogging workshops including the National Clogging and National Square Dance Conventions. Finally, Belinda has directed a dance ministry team at her church for many years.