Bridget BogedainAdjunct Faculty
Bridgette Maria Rivera started dancing at 3 years old and became a dance instructor by the age of 17. Bridgette Maria Rivera specializes in Salsa, Latin, Argentine Tango, Ballroom, Swing and Country. She has trained with top coaches from all around the world including but not limited to Daniel and Maria Bastone Chris and Denis Morris, Stanoslov & Lyudmila Popov, Forrest Vance, and Jose Antonio. Bridgette holds certifications in Arthur Murray Bronze through Gold Level and Turpsiquor. She also served as dance director of Arthur Murray Honolulu, HI from 1988 to 1992. Bridgette has performed and choreographed many show routines and has performed for many television broadcasts. She, along with John Rigby, became a Champion in Salsa and Lambada in 1990 in Honolulu, HI. Bridgette currently teaches Latin dance courses at Scottsdale Community College, and continues to teach thousands of students every year.