Expression through coffee and dance is part of our creative approach to life.
It's important our coffee is ethically sourced and rhythmically roasted.
You'll find an artistic touch in every batch.
A dream transpires with hard work, determination, and a lot of coffee!
The founders of Dancing Ox Coffee Roasters, JP and Lauren, weren't always tasting their way to perfect a craft. After 20 years of competitive ballroom dancing, these Professional World and United States Champions traded in the limelight for coffee beans.
They share a love of coffee, travel, and artistry so naturally the coffee world for them, quickly evolved into their preferred outlet for passion and creativity. After an inspirational trip to Costa Rica they found their true calling. "Coffee can be just as dynamic as dancing,” says Lauren, “a cup of coffee holds a world of nuances, rhythms, and emotions.” Artful roasting reveals those worlds for JP, explaining "The complexity of a coffee bean and developing its roasting potential is an art with no boundaries."
Together, JP and Lauren bring their showman work ethic and rhythmic hearts in delivering beautiful roasts. Proudly roasting in Belmont, North Carolina, Dancing Ox Coffee Roasters have mindfully selected beans from among the world's best tasting coffee varieties to ensure your inspiration.
We all want to advance easily and successfully.
Waltz is a great shortcut!
We're loving this ultra smooth melodic coffee from Peru! A great performer for your morning drip, pour over, and French press.
About the Coffee...Coffee: Peru FTO Grade 1 El Palto - FAIRTRADE, Organic
About the Bean...
Located in northern Peru in the Amazonian Andes, this coop began with just 35 small farmers in 2003. The Asociación de Productores Cafetaleros Juan Marco El Palto (JUMARP) is also known as simply "El Palto."
There are 40 women of the current 189 coop members, with approximately 550 hectares of organic and Fair Trade Certified coffee in production. Like their male counterparts, female members are represented on the El Palto Coop Board of Directors, whose mission it is to increase production and profitability in specialty coffee to increase each member family’s income.
About the Dance...
The Waltz, a traveling ballroom dance, is definitely one of our favorite dances! It's one of the easiest to learn and extremely popular.
In this dance the couple turns rhythmically around the dance floor using the waltz box step, a series of six waltz dance steps that form the shape of a box.
If you want to learn how to social dance, this is a great start!
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