Tena Morales is a dedicated promoter and producer of national dance events. She is co-producer of The Swing and Soul Weekend, Lone Star Championships, the International Lindy Hop Championships and Frankie Manning 95th Birthday celebration. She has served as chair of the Great Southwest Lindy Fest and Director of the Houston Hepcats. Tena is also a National Lindy Hop Champion who has placed in the top three places in numerous Classic and Master divisions. She and her students have won several 1st place titles in the American Lindy Hop Championship Pro-Am division. Tena Morales is an exciting choreographer and dancer, whose improvisations and innate musicality bring a unique "Old Skool Flava" to the Lindy Hop.
A nationally renowned swing dance teacher and judge, Tena has hosted the international "Hellzapoppin" dance contest at the World Famous Apollo Theatre in Harlem in conjunction with the Harlem Jazz Dance Festival and has served as a main judge for Camp Jitterbug, US Open, American Lindy Hop Championships, National Hand Dance Association and the Ultimate Lindy Hop Showdown .