Scandia DC Directors, Linda Brooks and Ross Schipper, have been teaching Norwegian and Swedish dancing for over 30 years and have taught in many venues including the Kennedy Center Millenium Stage. They have researched dances from Nordland in Norway, and in 2003 they earned the Big Silver Medal in Swedish Polska dancing.
Linda and Ross are also members of the Nordic Dancers of Washington, DC and teach Norwegian and Swedish bygdedans (regional and village dances) to that performance group.
Ross also is the Membership Manager for the Hardanger Fiddle Association of America.
Ross dances regularly with the Scandinavian Dancers of Vancouver, BC (Canada).